NCAA: Big East

Natasha Adair named new coach at Georgetown

The Swish Appeal Podcast, Episode 1

Our first podcast kicks off with three guests: Pokey Chatman, Head Coach and General Manager of the Chicago Sky; Amber Cox, Associate Commissioner of the Big East Conference, and Doug Feinberg, National Women's Basketball Writer for the AP.

Terri Mitchell will not be back as coach at Marquette

Seton Hall coming together as a team

Aside from surviving and advancing in the WNIT, Seton Hall coach Tony Bozzella is proud that the team has bought in to what it takes to play winning basketball.

#7 DePaul upsets #2 Duke, advances to Sweet 16

I was neither confident that DePaul would be in the second round nor that Duke would lose at home in my preview of the Lincoln bracket, but Queenie sounded pretty confident that Duke would not advance and that DePaul would be the one to take them down during her radio interview on Edge of Sports Radio with Dave Zirin and it came to fruition tonight.

Offensively, DePaul spread the court with a crew of players who can score from deep with the quickness to drive to the basket; Defensively, Duke was struggled to contest shooters and stop dribble penetration.

Battle of the evil blues do battle for Sweet 16

Fresh off playing in the NCAA Tournament's high scoring regulation game, the DePaul Blue Demons will have their hands full with the 2nd-seeded Duke Blue Devils.

Second Round Preview: Lady Vols take on Red Storm

#1 Lady Volunteers from Tennessee had no trouble in their opening round game and are ready to take on the challenge of the Red Storm

Seton Hall off to an exciting start in 2014 WNIT

While Seton Hall looks ahead to playing the winner of Harvard and Rutgers in the WNIT's Sweet 16, we look back at their WNIT opener against American.

Wildcats and the Orange fight for Sweet 16

The Orange will play without a key player, on the road, but have confidence they can compete with the 3rd-seeded Wildcats for a shot at the school's first Sweet 16 appearance.

Pirates top Tigers in WNIT

Have you ever seen a team dig in their heels and declare that this is not the end?


Notre Dame and Purdue dominate in openers

#1 overall seed Notre Dame kept their undefeated streak alive as they top Robert Morris and Purdue thrashes MAC Champion, Akron.

Dance Card: DePaul, Big East

They've come on at the right time- now can they strut their stuff on the big stage?

Xavier's challenging first season in the Big East

Xavier begins Big East tournament play today at 6:30 p.m. EST against Georgetown after a challenging first season in a new conference.

Seton Hall closed turnaround season on a high note

Seton Hall beat Xavier to close out an 8-10 season in the "new" Big East.

Seton Hall finishes with a win

[The camera zooms out from the doors of Walsh Gymnasium as a young woman exits, throwing a basketball from hand to hand. Softly, ineptly, she begins to sing "Closing Time" as the screen fades to black.] Sometimes life just hands you exit lines.

DePaul wins BEast, leaves St. John's singing blues

Senior Day. Big game. First place on the line. UR DOIN IT RONG.

Marquette makes 23-point comeback at St. John's

Can one game really destroy everything? Well, if you give up a 36-point swing, yeah, maybe it can.

Should a team foul up 3 with 9 seconds left?

Should a team foul when up three points with nine seconds left? Marquette thought about but chose not to and ultimately lost in overtime at Seton Hall on Saturday.

Pirates defend their house

There is actually such a thing as "refuse to lose". The secret is that it's sold in the beverage aisle.

Making February meaningful

Having won two of their last three games, Seton Hall is aiming for post-season play to change the culture of complacency.

Red Storm tames Wildcats

If she's really, really back, watch out, Big East. Aliyyah Handford's coming for you.

Seton Hall's comeback effort not enough vs. 'Nova

Villanova got its fifth win in a row on Sunday at Seton Hall to help keep themselves at the top of the Big East. Meanwhile, Seton Hall is still working on changing the culture.

Does Marquette still have a shot at a tourney bid?

Depending on who you talk to, Marquette might have an outside chance at a 2014 NCAA Tournament bid.

Balanced attack for Red Storm

So do you pick out the team-high 14 points, the 13-10 double-double, or the 11 assists?

Tartamella on his second year coaching in Big East

After a whirlwind first season of adjusting to life as a head coach in the Big East, St. John's coach Joe Tartamella is finding a rhythm in his second season with a 9-1 record in conference play.

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