Each week, Dick Vitale compiles news, notes and observations about the sport he loves, college basketball.
James Southerland hit five 3-pointers in the first half to keep No. 19 Syracuse in the game and Brandon Triche keyed a big second-half run that gave the Orange a 75-63 victory Wednesday in the second round of the Big East tournament.
Dave Gavitt's vision -- a Northeast alliance of basketball schools called the Big East -- came to life at Madison Square Garden.
Brandon Triche scored a career-high 29 points to go with six rebounds and five assists, leading No. 6 Syracuse to a tougher-than-expected 76-65 victory over reeling Seton Hall on Saturday night.
In the latest edition of his ranking of the top 68 teams in the country, Jay Bilas has Rick Pitino's Louisville team at No. 1.
With the conference season set to get under way, Dana O'Neil takes a look at what's in store for the Big East.
Jay Bilas provides his Nov. 28 edition of The Bilas Index, his ranking of the top 68 teams in the nation. Tom Crean's Indiana team earns the No. 1 spot.
RecruitingNation's Adam Finkelstein grades all the 2013 basketball recruiting classes in the Big East following the late signing period.
It used to be an Amtrak pass was all you needed to travel the Big East. Now you need a charter jet share. The comings and goings of basketball teams are a tangled mess for a conference in transition.
It was a final stand of sorts for the Big East of old, with familiar faces preparing to depart or having already departed.
Coaches in attendance in July.
Continuing Insider's series, Jay Bilas ranks the 2012-13 Big East, with the Louisville Cardinals at No. 1.
Catching up on the news and notes from the Big East halfway through the men's basketball offseason.
Here is a look at who each team in the Big East is targeting in the 2013 class.