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  1. Big East Conference at a basketball crossroads entering second se...

    Dana O'Neil

    The "new" Big East is at a critical juncture entering its second year. In order for the league to return to national prominence, its original members must win now.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2014
  2. Big East, Big Ten to hold challenge series

    Dana O'Neil

    The Big Ten and Big East will announce a men's basketball challenge series Monday for the 2015-16 season similar to the one the Big Ten has with the ACC.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2014
  3. The new Big East remains in a state of confusion - college basket...

    Dana O'Neil

    The new Big East is a week away from officially opening its doors, and yet the circus show continues on without an official leader, writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  4. It happens ... but Crean has to know better

    Dana O'Neil

    I've spent the better part of the past two months interviewing old-timers for a piece about the Big East conference. The coaches -- Rollie Massimino, John Thompson and the like -- spun more than a few yarns about coaching disagreements that inclu...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  5. John Marinatto's tenure as Big East commissioner was doomed from ...

    Dana O'Neil

    When the Big East needed a vision for the future, it reached back into its past. The reasons for John Marinatto's failure as league commissioner are many, but they all lead back to a fundamental and still unanswered question: What exactly is the Big East?

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2012
  6. Conference undecided on Connecticut Huskies for 2013 Big East Tou...

    Dana O'Neil

    The Big East Conference hasn't decided whether it will include Connecticut in next year's basketball tournament or if the Huskies will have to stay home from New York because of its APR penalty.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  7. Dana O'Neil: The Big East tournament primer

    Dana O'Neil

    The Big East tournament has arrived. Here's what you need to know about the teams that will be on the court at Madison Square Garden.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2010
  8. Five observations: Big East media day

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- Here are five observations from Big East basketball media day: 1. Big East commissioner Val Ackerman began media day here making her position on the shifts in college athletics -- and that of her league presidents -- abundantly clear. ...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  9. Butler Bulldogs in limbo as coach Brandon Miller remains on medic...

    Dana O'Neil

    The only thing the Butler basketball staff and program knows for sure is that the season will start on Nov. 15.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  10. Look back, look ahead: American

    Dana O'Neil

    As I exited the court in Arlington, Texas, on Monday night, confetti from Connecticut's national championship celebration still stuck in my shoe, Tom Odjakjian walked up beside me. "What do you have planned for an encore?" I asked the American Ath...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  11. Did realignment actually change anything?

    Dana O'Neil

    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A Big East meeting was assembled here this weekend, bringing back the band for one final set. Tom Odjakjian, the league's vice president, is here. Ditto John Paquette, the conference's longtime public-relations man. Jim Boeh...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  12. Weekend Homework: Smith, Napier to tango

    Dana O'Neil

    The national player of the year race is all but over, the anointing of Doug McDermott a mere formality of ballot tabulation and news-release mailing. But tucked in the undercard, some of the conference POY races could very well end up a pick 'em. ...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  13. Weekend Homework: Friars big for Big East

    Dana O'Neil

    The creation of the Big East was predicated on a couple of key concepts: " Basketball-first, like-minded schools would be better served aligning themselves together than existing as football's forgotten baggage. Few would argue that point. " Th...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  14. Weekend Homework: Cuse vs. Nova again

    Dana O'Neil

    On the bus for a USA Basketball game a few years back, Jim Boeheim sat down next to Jay Wright and whispered a little secret. The Hall of Famer had gotten the drop on the Big East schedule, which by then was a convoluted mess thanks to the league's g...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  15. Jernstedt gives Big East big boost

    Dana O'Neil

    When Tom Jernstedt started at the NCAA, March wasn't terribly mad. The NCAA tournament field was a measly 25 teams in 1972. But with Jernstedt's help, the tourney grew to its current 68-team bracket, turning March into a basketball lover's three-week...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  16. Smith is big question for Georgetown

    Dana O'Neil

    WASHINGTON D.C. -- It's just one hour into the official start of the season and already John Thompson III wishes he could talk about someone other than Joshua Smith. That doesn't make him unusual. Coaches like nothing less than talking about guys ...

    Blog | September 30, 2013