Notre Dame guard Skylar Diggins, Connecticut forward Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and South Florida guard Andrea Smith are the unanimous selections to the All-Big East team.
When Syracuse announced last year it was leaving the Big East for the ACC, former Big East commissioner Mike Tranghese said it "ripped out the heart" of the league's seven Catholic basketball schools.
The seven Big East schools that don't play FBS football have decided to leave the conference and pursue a new basketball framework.
The seven Catholic schools in the Big East have agreed to leave the conference, but Georgetown is not on board with the process of departure, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Akila McDonald hit a layup with 9 seconds remaining in regulation to send the game to overtime and South Florida beat DePaul (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP) 66-63 on Tuesday night.
Felicia Chester scored 19 points and Keisha Hampton added 18 to help DePaul (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today, No. 14 AP) beat South Florida 77-61 on Tuesday night for the Blue Demons' 13th win in 14 games.
Shantia Grace scored a career-high 35 points, leading South Florida past No. 25 DePaul 78-73 on Tuesday night.
Jessica Dickson scored a season-high 35 points to lead South Florida to a 79-77 overtime victory against No. 13 DePaul on Wednesday night in the Big East opener for both teams.
Khara Smith scored 24 points and pulled down 17 rebounds to lead DePaul (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 17 AP) to a 74-66 victory over South Florida.