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  1. B1G, Ivy doing vital work on concussions

    Brian Bennett

    College football fans are breathlessly following every incremental movement from this summer's meetings about a new postseason format. Understandably so. But what could radically change the very nature of the sport we love might be happening in the r...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  2. Final: Cornell 87, Wisconsin 69

    Brian Bennett

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Brain Train keeps chugging along. Cornell didn't just win two games here in Jacksonville this weekend; it dominated them both. After a 13-point win over Temple on Friday, the 12th-seeded Ivy Leaguers destroyed No. 4 seed ...

    Blog | March 21, 2010
  3. Cornell a cool, confident bunch

    Brian Bennett

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Mark Coury began his career as a walk-on at Kentucky, earning a starting job his sophomore year before transferring to Cornell. The differences between the college basketball elite and the Ivy League require little explanatio...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  4. Big East and the NFL draft: Historic day for three schools

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Twenty-seven Big East products had their name called over the weekend in the NFL draft. Three league schools had their best drafts ever. Cincinnati had six players taken, the most of any Big East team and the ...

    Blog | April 27, 2009
  5. Pre-spring checkup: Linebackers

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett All three of the first team All Big East linebackers from 2008 -- Pitt's Scott McKillop, West Virginia's Mortty Ivy and South Florida's Tyrone McKenzie -- have left campus. But the league is still fa...

    Blog | March 05, 2009
  6. Combine opens for Big East hopefuls

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett The NFL combine officially begins Wednesday, as players check in for the event in Indianapolis. They'll do interviews and psychological testing through Friday before workouts start on Saturday. This is the m...

    Blog | February 18, 2009
  7. Big East All-Nobodies Team, Defense

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett It's time to finish up our Big East All-Nobodies team by looking to the defense. To recap the rules: We're looking for guys who couldn't get a sniff from most major colleges but turned into stars any...

    Blog | February 18, 2009
  8. Six Bearcats lead Big East group of NFL Combine invitees

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Want to know why Cincinnati won the Big East? Take a look at the NFL Combine invitation list. Six Bearcats have been invited to the prestigious pre-draft event, most of any league team. In all, 25 Big East playe...

    Blog | February 02, 2009
  9. Recruiting rankings revisited

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett My Pac-10 counterpart Ted Miller did this earlier in the week, and I'm blatantly stealing the idea. Want to know how accurate recruiting rankings are? Let's take a look at this year's All-Big East te...

    Blog | January 30, 2009
  10. West Virginia recruiting needs

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett The first order of business for West Virginia in recruiting season was no small order: replacing the face of the program. There's no real substitute for Pat White, of course, but the Mountaineers need to fin...

    Blog | January 22, 2009
  11. How the Big East fared in the East-West Shrine Game

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Did any Big East players drastically improve their draft stocks over the weekend at the East-West Shrine Game? West Virginia linebacker Mortty Ivy had the best game statistically, compiling eight tackles and ass...

    Blog | January 19, 2009
  12. Five Big East players headed to East-West Shrine Game

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Official rosters for the annual East-West Shrine Game are out, and five Big East players have been selected to play for the East squad. They are: Brandon Underwood, CB, Cincinnati Hunter Cantwell, QB, Louisville Cou...

    Blog | January 06, 2009
  13. Big East year-end rankings: Linebackers

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett My year-end positional rankings are coming down the home stretch now as we move on to linebackers: Scott Boehm/Getty Images Scott McKillop was named Big East Defensive Player of the Year. 1. S...

    Blog | December 19, 2008
  14. Season review: West Virginia

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett An eight-win season followed by a decent bowl game would be celebrated at many schools. But not at West Virginia. The Mountaineers expected a lot more, especially after winning BCS games two of the past three years ...

    Blog | December 16, 2008
  15.'s All-Big East team

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Here are my selections for the 2008 All-Big East team: OFFENSE QB: Pat White, West Virginia RB: Donald Brown, Connecticut RB: LeSean McCoy, Pittsburgh WR: Kenny Britt, Rutgers WR: Mardy Gilyard, Cincinnati TE: ...

    Blog | December 10, 2008
  16. Loyal Casteel builds strong Mountaineers 'D'

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett When Bill Stewart got the West Virginia head coaching job after last season's Fiesta Bowl, defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel was one of two assistants to remain with him. Everyone except Stewart, Casteel and defens...

    Blog | November 07, 2008