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  1. Seems like old times in the new Big East

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- The new Big East has an old-school champ. Providence, one of the conference's seven original members, turned back the clock and No. 14 Creighton on Saturday, winning the 2014 Big East tournament championship game 65-58. The Friars a...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  2. Old meets new for Big East title

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- It'll be old school vs. new school, literally, for the 2014 Big East tournament title. Founding member Providence will battle new addition Creighton on Saturday, with the conference championship and automatic NCAA tournament bid on the...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  3. Smith, Southerland leave proud NYC touch

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- When the final horn sounded -- when the comeback was complete, when the championship was secured -- Russ Smith made a beeline for the TV camera, wagging his right index finger in front of his face. New Yorkers like the spotlight, and S...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  4. Rapid Reaction: Florida St. 73, St. Joe's 66

    Kieran Darcy

    What it means: Florida State is your 2012 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic champion. The Seminoles (3-1) followed up an 88-70 pasting of BYU on Friday with a 73-66 victory over St. Joseph's in the championship game, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. ...

    Blog | November 18, 2012
  5. Battle of Brooklyn -- LIU, St. Francis meet again on Saturday

    Kieran Darcy

    The LIU-St. Francis rivalry is all good in their Brooklyn neighborhood.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2012
  6. Rapid Reaction: MSU 69, Texas A&M 60

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- A quick take on Mississippi State's 69-60 victory over No. 18 Texas A&M at Madison Square Garden on Thursday night. What it means: The Bulldogs improve to 3-1 on the season, and earn a spot in Friday night's championship game of th...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  7. Jim Calhoun preparing UConn Huskies like he'll return

    Kieran Darcy

    Jim Calhoun still hasn't decided whether he will continue coaching UConn next season -- but he certainly sounds like someone planning to coach.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  8. NCAA tournament 2011: 'Defense first' credo has Kentucky Wildcats...

    Kieran Darcy

    Game-winners are nice, but defense has Kentucky on the Final Four's doorstep.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2011
  9. Rapid Reaction: UConn 76, Syracuse 71

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- A quick take on Connecticut's 76-71 overtime win over Syracuse on Friday night at Madison Square Garden. What it means: UConn (25-9), the No. 9 seed, wins its fourth game in four days and advances to the Big East championship game by k...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  10. Jonathan Mitchell making the most of his move to Rutgers

    Kieran Darcy

    Ex-Gator Jonathan Mitchell is making the most of his time at Rutgers.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2011
  11. Pittsburgh Panthers' Ashton Gibbs enjoys triumphant homecoming in...

    Kieran Darcy

    Ashton Gibbs led Pitt past Texas and let fans in NYC know what they're missing.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2010
  12. Dixon picked up where Howland left off

    Kieran Darcy

    Jamie Dixon has proven his promotion to Pittsburgh's head man was well-deserved this season.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2004
  13. Krauser goes about his business

    Kieran Darcy

    This is serious business. This is the Big East tournament. And Carl Krauser's trying to lead a team to a championship.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2004
  14. Nicholas puts lasting image on NCAA tourney

    Kieran Darcy

    Drew Nicholas grabbed a piece of NCAA history by hitting a shot for the ages.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2003
  15. Stunner puts Stanford in final

    Kieran Darcy

    Thanks to a total team effort, the (for-now) unranked Cardinal upended a second- straight Top-25 team, this time 69-65 over No. 7 Florida on Wednesday.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 27, 2002