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  1. Johnson, BGSU ready for shot at Pitt

    Matt Fortuna

    The story that best encapsulates Matt Johnson's emergence as perhaps the latest Mid-American Conference quarterback prodigy is told by one of his high school coaches. Throughout Harrisburg (Pa.) Bishop McDevitt's 2010 season, head coach Jeff Weach...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  2. 2012 team report cards: Temple

    Matt Fortuna

    The last school in our series: Temple. OFFENSE: A category-by-category comparison from last year's stats to this year's don't tell the story of Temple, which made the jump from the Mid-American Conference to the Big East and, despite what a middli...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  3. Rutgers implodes in loss to Kent State

    Matt Fortuna

    Everyone is counting on you now, Louisville. The Big East is down to one unbeaten team after Rutgers imploded in a 35-23 home loss Saturday to Kent State. Yes, Kent State. Yes, from the Mid-American Conference. The same MAC that has now b...

    Blog | October 27, 2012
  4. Big East falls to No. 5 in league rankings

    Matt Fortuna

    An undefeated Big East team falling to a MAC team was ultimately enough to push the conference back into the No. 5 hole, one spot behind the Big Ten. The Big East had jumped to No. 4 last week, passing the Big Ten. Louisville and Rutgers remain...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  5. What we learned in the Big East: Week 8

    Matt Fortuna

    Here's a look at what can be drawn from the past two days in the Big East. 1. It is down to two. All three undefeated Big East teams had scares at times Saturday, but only Cincinnati fell, losing 29-23 at Toledo. The Rockets are good, but a MAC te...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  6. What to watch in the Big East: Week 8

    Matt Fortuna

    Here's what to expect this weekend in the conference. 1. Revenge against the MAC. America's favorite non-BCS conference went 2-0 against the Big East in Week 4, and there are two more meetings between the two conferences this Saturday. Don't expec...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  7. Big East weekend rewind: Week 5

    Matt Fortuna

    One last look back at the weekend that was in the Big East. The good: The Big East went 3-1 Saturday, improving to 4-3 against the ACC this season and even exacting a bit of revenge against the MAC, as UConn topped Buffalo at home. This was the fi...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  8. Setting up Saturday's Big East slate

    Matt Fortuna

    Mornin', folks! Slim pickings today, but several good opportunities for the Big East to help (and avoid hurting) its national rep as it gets two more opportunities to top the ACC and one more shot at taking down the MAC. I'll be hosting a chat at 10 ...

    Blog | September 29, 2012
  9. What to watch in the Big East: Week 5

    Matt Fortuna

    Here's what's to look out for during Saturday's slim slate: 1. Conference pride again on the line: The Big East is coming off an 0-2 mark last weekend against MAC opponents and gets another shot against the conference this weekend. But the Big Eas...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  10. Big East predictions: Week 5

    Matt Fortuna

    My turn to predict the future. Buffalo at Connecticut, noon ET, Big East Network/ESPN3: Another MAC upset? Unlikely. The Bulls just don't possess the threats that Western Michigan was able to utilize early last week against the Huskies. UConn's de...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  11. Massachusetts Minutemen hire Charley Molnar of Notre Dame Fightin...

    Matt Fortuna

    Massachusetts named Notre Dame offensive coordinator Charley Molnar its new football coach on Thursday, 17 days after firing Kevin Morris.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2011