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  1. Season wrap: Cincinnati

    Brian Bennett

    Cincinnati Bearcats Record: 9-3, 5-2 Big East The good news is that Cincinnati is going back to a bowl game after winning a share of its third Big East championship in the last four season. The bad news is that the Bearcats were this close to m...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  2. Bobby Eveld in line to start for USF

    Brian Bennett

    A walk-on true freshman quarterback could play a pivotal role in deciding the Big East championship. Bobby Eveld is the starter "right now" for South Florida as it prepares to take on Connecticut on Saturday night, Bulls coach Skip Holtz said. UCo...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  3. 'The Big East championship game'

    Brian Bennett

    PITTSBURGH -- If there was any doubt how big this game is, referee Gerald McGinn let everybody know during the coin toss. Before the flip, McGinn greeted captains from both teams at midfield and said, "Gentlemen, welcome to the Big East championsh...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  4. Extra motivation for Cincinnati?

    Brian Bennett

    PITTSBURGH -- Cincinnati doesn't need much extra motivation today, not with a 12-0 record, Big East championship and possible BCS title game appearance on the line. But to hear tight end Ben Guidugli talk this week, it sounds like the Bearcats hav...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  5. Big East Friday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    I am making my way to Pittsburgh this afternoon for tomorrow's Unofficial Big East Championship Game. (We need a sponsor for this thing; presented by Primanti Bros?) Anyway, there's always time to dip into the mailbag while traveling. Let's get to so...

    Blog | December 04, 2009
  6. Cincinnati-Pitt the perfect closing act

    Brian Bennett

    There's no O. Henry twist or cheap M. Night Shyamalan gimmick at the end of the 2009 Big East season. Cincinnati's players saw this coming the moment the league schedule first came out. "We knew the Big East championship was going through Pittsbur...

    Blog | December 03, 2009
  7. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    The members of Dave Wannstedt's first full recruiting class can fulfill a goal by winning the Big East championship on Saturday, Paul Zeise writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Dorin Dickerson says the bye week hurt Pitt before the West Virginia ...

    Blog | December 02, 2009
  8. South Florida Bulls' Matt Grothe and George Selvie focused on Big...

    Brian Bennett

    With not many personal goals left to accomplish, South Florida's Matt Grothe and George Selvie are focused on winning the Big East championship in 2009.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2009
  9. Pike clearly in charge now for Bearcats

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett CINCINNATI -- Tony Pike has led a scoring drive at Oklahoma. He's taken his team to a Big East championship and played in the Orange Bowl. AP Photo/David Kohl ...

    Blog | April 06, 2009
  10. Cincinnati parts ways with defensive coordinator Joe Tresey

    Brian Bennett

    Cincinnati defensive coordinator Joe Tresey won't return for the 2009 season, the school announced Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2009
  11. Big East Week 14 picks

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Only two games this week, but nothing less than the Big East championship is at stake. So I'm making my picks in championship form. FRIDAY Pittsburgh 20, West Virginia 17: Pitt can stop the run -- it struggles aga...

    Blog | November 26, 2008
  12. Cincinnati hopes to make new believers at Oklahoma

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett CINCINNATI -- Brian Kelly began his sales pitch the minute he became Cincinnati's coach in December 2006. He told his new players they would compete for the Big East championship and become a Top 25-caliber program ...

    Blog | September 03, 2008
  13. Connecticut quietly builds winner

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Charles LeClaire/Getty Images Randy Edsall coached the Huskies to a share of the Big East championship last season. Quick: Who won the Big East football title last year? You probably said West...

    Blog | August 21, 2008
  14. One last hurdle remains for Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Before No. 11 Michigan State could start thinking about next week's Big Ten championship game and possible BCS scenarios, it had to finish the regular season against Minnesota. That did not come easily. The Spartans scored t...

    Blog | November 30, 2013
  15. Playoff proposal and the Big East

    Brian Bennett

    There already has been much debate about whether a future four-team playoff will hurt or help the Big East. I think it does both. I maintain that a playoff gives the Big East the best chance to get a team into the national championship game, becau...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  16. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome to your midweek mailblog. Let's take a peek inside: Rob in Morgantown, W.Va., writes: Here's a hypothetical question. Say WVU is forced to stay in the Big East next season, runs the table and is headed to the national championship game for...

    Blog | January 18, 2012