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  1. Rivalries that should never be touched and those that should be r...

    Dana O'Neil

    College basketball has its rivalries; Villanova and Syracuse got back together over the weekend, and Louisville and Kentucky will butt heads this coming weekend. Some rivalry games should never be altered, and some that have gone away need to return.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2014
  2. Syracuse Orange beat Georgetown Hoyas as Big East rivalry ends -...

    Dana O'Neil

    Syracuse got the last laugh against Big East foe Georgetown in a game that did the old rivalry proud, a white knuckle 58-55 overtime win. And Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim made sure his players understood the rivalry's significance.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2013
  3. Syracuse-Georgetown is fitting for the final Big East tournament ...

    Dana O'Neil

    As the Big East prepares to close its doors, Syracuse-Georgetown at Madison Square Garden is the only appropriate way to go out, writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  4. Thompson family and their Georgetown Hoyas send Syracuse packing ...

    Dana O'Neil

    A father who helped start the rivalry. A son who closed it out with a resounding victory. On a nostalgic day in the nation's capital, John Thompson III's Hoyas pounded Syracuse for the Big East title and John Thompson Jr. got the last laugh.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2013
  5. A primer for the Big East season -- college basketball

    Dana O'Neil

    With the conference season set to get under way, Dana O'Neil takes a look at what's in store for the Big East.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2012
  6. Jim Boeheim says Syracuse Orange reported drug tests 5 years ago

    Dana O'Neil

    Jim Boeheim said Thursday his school told the NCAA "five years ago" that players participated in games over the past 10 years despite repeated failed drug tests, even though the university and the NCAA both have said the self-report came just last year.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  7. Big East tournament primer -- what to watch at MSG

    Dana O'Neil

    How will this edition of the Big East tournament shake out? Here are some things to look for at MSG.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  8. Change is in the air at Big East men's basketball tournament

    Dana O'Neil

    As the Big East meets at Madison Square Garden for the 30th year, a feeling of change and uncertainty is in the air.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  9. A primer for the Big East season -- college basketball

    Dana O'Neil

    With the conference season set to get under way, Dana O'Neil takes a look at what's in store for the Big East.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2011
  10. Greed and hypocrisy spell the end of the Big East as we know it -...

    Dana O'Neil

    On the same weekend its founder passed away, the Big East as we know it forever changed with the sudden defections of Syracuse and Pitt -- with more likely to come. Dave Gavitt would've been embarrassed by the hypocrisy and greed of it all.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2011
  11. Big East basketball tournament primer

    Dana O'Neil

    With 11 teams likely to dance, the Big East tournament looks like a mini-version of the NCAA tournament. We break down each team's chances of starring on Broadway.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2011
  12. So who's a lamb and who's a lion?

    Dana O'Neil

    The weather folks, the ones who call sunny with a chance of clouds an actual prediction, like to debate whether the month of March will come in like a lamb or a lion. The theory being that the month that starts cold and nasty will right itself and...

    Blog | February 26, 2011
  13. Big East tournament: Georgetown Hoyas not satisfied with win over...

    Dana O'Neil

    Georgetown isn't satisfied with just beating Syracuse. The Hoyas want to win the whole Big East tournament.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2010
  14. 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
  15. Dana O'Neil: For Georgetown Hoyas, second-half heart not enough i...

    Dana O'Neil

    In cutting a 23-point deficit to one against Syracuse, Georgetown showed the sort of moxie it failed to display at this point last season. Nevertheless, in the dog-eat-dog world of the Big East, the Hoyas now find themselves in sixth place.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2010
  16. Dana O'Neil: Big East early season review

    Dana O'Neil

    The 2009-10 college basketball season is almost two months old. And the nonconference portion of the schedule is nearly complete. So it's time to take a look at where the Big East stands with conference play on the horizon.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2009