Posts tagged "Big East basketball preview"

Tim Abromaitis Replace Ben Hansbrough in Notre Dame Alpha Dog Role

Tim Abromaitis Replace Ben Hansbrough in Notre Dame Alpha Dog Role
Notre Dame basketball had an unexpected breakthrough season last year, even though it ended very poorly. They had the second best record in the Big East and were just one Big East tournament win away from probably securing a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Of course, there was the disaster upset to #10 seed... Read more »

Comprehensive Notre Dame Basketball Season Preview

Comprehensive Notre Dame Basketball Season Preview
Yesterday was Media Day for Notre Dame basketball, and before we get to the main meat and potatoes of our season preview, I’ll indulge you with some of the most interesting soundbites from Head Coach Mike Brey’s press conference. on lineups: “Abro and Martin could play as our two big guys and we would be... Read more »

#101 DePaul Blue Demons: College Basketball 111 in 111

The DePaul Blue Demons have been to the Big East what the Pittsburgh Pirates have been to the NL Central in recent years.  While the Pirates have come out of nowhere to be division contenders this season, second year head coach Oliver Purnell has a lot of work to do as he continues his overhaul... Read more »
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DePaul Season Preview: Don't Expect Much

Our college basketball preview series continues with perhaps the most depressing major conference program of the past couple years.  For nearly all of the past decade, nobody has cared about DePaul basketball, especially in the city of Chicago.  This off-season, the university hoped they took the first step towards restoring some tradition and most importantly,... Read more »

Notre Dame Basketball Season Preview

The Big East is once again stacked this year.  Eight of the top 39 teams in my “99 in 99″ college basketball preview rankings call the conference home.  Notre Dame comes in at #39 despite losing four-year starters Luke Harangody and Tory Jackson.  Click here if you missed teams #40-#99. You can also check out... Read more »
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