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  1. Louisville gets signature win by a whisker

    Brian Bennett

    CINCINNATI -- Louisville's 58-57 road win Saturday bore some resemblance to Rick Pitino's new facial hair. Not always smooth. Definitely some scraggly patches. But, like the beards Pitino and his players began sporting before Valentine's Day, the...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  2. Tough Bearcats don't get rattled

    Brian Bennett

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- As a 17-point lead evaporated against a hail of turnovers and dunks the other way, Cincinnati found its motto for resolve: Keep calm, and get the ball to Sean Kilpatrick. Senior guard Kilpatrick's steady hand and unflappable ...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  3. Memphis makes an American statement

    Brian Bennett

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Memphis and Louisville are old rivals, dating back to their days as league partners in the Missouri Valley, Metro and Conference USA. For one more year, they're playing together in the same conference. And on Thursday ...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  4. Big Ten Monday chat wrap

    Brian Bennett

    I managed to complete an entire Big Ten Monday chat while my beloved Cardinals were playing in an elimination game. Now that's dedication, folks. So you officially have no excuse for missing it. But I'm a generous guy, so here's the full transcrip...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  5. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Cardinals beat the Cubs. In other news, the sun came up this morning. More on Bill O'Brien's new contract here, here, here and here. No Big Ten offense played faster than Penn State last year, according to metrics. A Florida offensive lineman p...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  6. Rose Bowl pregame ponderables

    Brian Bennett

    PASADENA, Calif. -- Greetings from football paradise. No one should ever complain about being at the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day. It should be about 60 degrees at kickoff, with a few clouds but otherwise a typically beautiful setting as Wisconsin ...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  7. Joel Stave could play for Badgers in Rose

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave's season ended when he suffered a broken collarbone on Oct. 27 against Michigan State. Or did it? Stave was thought to be lost for the year with that injury, but he practiced with the Badgers on a limited basis thi...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  8. Barry Alvarez to coach Wisconsin Badgers in Rose Bowl, Bret Biele...

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez will return to the sidelines to coach the Badgers in the Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio, according to a report in the Wisconsin State Journal.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  9. Tracking our B1G fantasy teams: Week 8

    Brian Bennett

    Champions respond when challenged, and like the St. Louis Cardinals, my Big Ten fantasy team showed last week that it has the heart of a champion. Not only did Non-Gingervitis whip Adam's Trombone Shorties, we did so with the highest point total i...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  10. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    The Cardinals are back in the playoffs. You're all in big, big trouble. Tim Beckman says Illinois must get tougher. The future seems to offer little relief for the struggling Illini. Indiana's quarterback competition is neck and neck right now....

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  11. Big East mailblog: Your predictions

    Brian Bennett

    Mail time! I asked for some of your bold predictions in the last mailbag. A few of you responded. Keep 'em coming! Jordan in Lakeland writes: I predict USF will avoid the midseason melt down. Haven't ruled out the early season meltdown yet. And...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  12. Preseason 2012 top 25 countdown: No. 17

    Brian Bennett

    Time to move on in our preseason countdown of the top 25 players in the Big East. If you need a quick refresher, I am projecting the best of the best in the league for this upcoming season, and I am including freshmen and transfers as well. No....

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  13. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome to your midweek mailblog! Andy in Cincinnati writes: Andrea - UC seems to always go into the season as a team with no shot at winning the Big East, yet has won at least a share in three of that last four seasons. This season seems to be no...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  14. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    The chat returns tomorrow! Cincinnati coach Butch Jones likes the buzz around his team. Tough news for UConn: projecting starting defensive tackle Shamar Stephen has a sprained knee, though coach Paul Pasqualoni does not expect him out for a lo...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  15. Louisville gets Auburn transfer Pike

    Brian Bennett

    Former Auburn quarterback Zeke Pike has transferred to Louisville, where he will play tight end. Pike, a true freshman, was dismissed from Auburn last week. Coach Gene Chizik had suspended Pike indefinitely following an arrest in June on public in...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  16. Preseason 2012 Top 25 countdown: No. 21

    Brian Bennett

    Time to move on in our preseason countdown of the top 25 players in the Big East. If you need a quick refresher, I am projecting the best of the best in the league for this upcoming season, and I am including freshmen and transfers as well. Also n...

    Blog | August 03, 2012