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  1. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome to your Friday edition of the Big East mailblog. Keep your comments coming. Ryan Cavins in Louisville writes: This is a two-part question. Given Charlie Strong coaching and Clint Hurtt's ties to Southern Florida recruiting, do you believe...

    Blog | June 17, 2011
  2. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome to your second Big East mailbag of the week. Thanks to all for writing in. For those who keep asking, my picture has been changed on the college football blog network section. If you are still seeing Brian, clear out your old cache files and ...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  3. Lunchtime Links

    Brian Bennett

    Here is your daily fixin' of lunchtime links: Separating fact from fiction in the ongoing drama surrounding West Virginia, Bill Stewart and Dana Holgorsen, courtesy of Dave Hickman in the Charleston Gazette. Hoppy Kercheval gives his take on We...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  4. Your vote: Big East expansion candidates

    Brian Bennett

    I promise I'm not going to turn this blog into a version of the "Family Feud," where all we do is take polls and then yell, "Survey said!" And I'm certainly not going to turn into Richard Dawson and kiss all the commenters (Eww). But a couple of r...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  5. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    The key to Villanova's bid to join the Big East may lie in school president Fr. Peter Donohue's hands, Mike Jensen writes in the Philadelphia Inquirer. A snippet from the story: "All this needs to get done by June 1 to get the clock ticking toward...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  6. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Why did the Big East do a sudden about-face on Villanova? The Wildcats' potential home could be expanded. Safety Hakeem Smith, the Big East newcomer of the year in 2010, was an under-the-radar gem that Louisville found. Playmakers should ...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  7. Big East statement on Villanova

    Brian Bennett

    The Big East's policy is to keep all expansion talk as private as possible. But the league did issue a statement from commissioner John Marinatto this afternoon about Villanova delaying its vote on joining the league in football, reportedly because o...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  8. Villanova delays vote on Big East football

    Brian Bennett

    The waiting for Villanova will continue, apparently. The school's board of trustees was expected to vote Tuesday on whether to move up to the FBS and join the Big East for football. But that vote will be delayed because the Big East is not comfort...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  9. Villanova's football decision looming

    Brian Bennett

    The immediate future of the Big East should be decided in less than a week. Villanova is scheduled to vote on whether to make the move to FBS football and join the Big East on Tuesday when its trustees meet. The blog, which has covered...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  10. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Pitt is still looking for a center and Chris Jacobson took a shot at it on Tuesday. Some thoughts about the Panthers' spring so far. Tight end Hubie Graham is adjusting to the new Panthers offense. Rutgers looked at a new combination on the off...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  11. This George Mason makes own memories

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- The current George Mason players have nothing but respect for the 2005-06 Patriots team that made it to the Final Four. Many of them are at the school now at least partly because that team raised the profile of the program. But, hones...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  12. Rapid Reaction: George Mason 61, 'Nova 57

    Brian Bennett

    CLEVELAND -- For George Mason, it was shades of 2006. For Villanova, it was more of the same. The Patriots won their first NCAA tournament game since their magical 2006 Final Four run with a 61-57 victory over No. 9 seed Villanova on Friday aftern...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  13. Marinatto: 'We're not waiting for Villanova'

    Brian Bennett

    The Big East has announced its plans to expand to 10 teams. Villanova is currently undergoing a study to determine whether it will move up to the FBS level and join the Big East, and that process is expected to be completed in April. The two timel...

    Blog | January 25, 2011
  14. Villanova to decide in April

    Brian Bennett

    It looks like the Big East's desire to get a quick answer from Villanova won't come to fruition. League officials had originally hoped that Villanova would decide by the end of this year or perhaps early January whether it was interested in moving...

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  15. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    If Villanova joins the Big East for football, the earliest the Wildcats could do so is 2015. An illuminating little story about Butch Jones. Oliver Luck talked about West Virginia's NCAA case and more. Dana Holgorsen's offense is a mix of techniq...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  16. Five more thoughts on the TCU move

    Brian Bennett

    With a day now to digest the news that TCU is joining the Big East in 2012, here are five additional thoughts: 1. You're on the clock, Villanova: The Wildcats are employing their due diligence in deciding whether to take the leap into FBS football...

    Blog | November 30, 2010