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.
Dave Gavitt's vision -- a Northeast alliance of basketball schools called the Big East -- came to life at Madison Square Garden.
With the conference season set to get under way, Dana O'Neil takes a look at what's in store for the Big East.
As the Big East meets at Madison Square Garden for the 30th year, a feeling of change and uncertainty is in the air.
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.
With a blizzard going on outside, Georgetown displayed a flurry of offensive options en route to a 103-90 win over No. 2 Villanova. For the second straight Saturday, the Hoyas proved they belong.
When Villanova needed a big play, Scottie Reynolds delivered Sunday against Georgetown.