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Notre Dame Loses Best Player, Tim Abromaitis for Season (ACL Tear)

Notre Dame Loses Best Player, Tim Abromaitis for Season (ACL Tear)
Looks like Notre Dame is in serious trouble this season. Their co-captain Tim Abromaitis suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee at practice this morning and will miss the remainder of the 2011-12 season. His loss will be felt not just in South Bend, but throughout the Big East and college basketball... Read more »

DePaul Gets Missippi in Big East/SEC Challenge

The DePaul college basketball team learned its opponent for the 2011 BIG EAST/SEC Challenge today: the Mississippi Rebels at Allstate Arena. The three-day event features 12 games in December between BIG EAST and SEC programs. Here’s the full schedule: Thursday, Dec. 1 St. John’s at Kentucky Providence at South Carolina Georgetown at Alabama Mississippi at... Read more »

Notre Dame's Abromaitis has Future Potential with MBA and NBA

Everywhere you look, college football and college basketball news stories are filled with scandal and skullduggery. It’s enough to make one think there are no good guys left among the coaches, and no “students,” in the term “student-athlete.” Tim Abromaitis of Notre Dame is an exceptional exception. His team finished the season ranked #4 in... Read more »
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Notre Dame Senior Night Saw Historical Shooting Performance (Video)

Tim Abromaitis hit a career-high nine 3-pointers and he and Hansbrough scored 30 points each as the eighth-ranked Irish routed No. 19 Villanova 93-72 on Monday night. The victory ensured a double bye in the Big East tournament for Notre Dame and wrapped up a 17-0 season at home, the only Big East team to... Read more »

Big East Basketball Power Rankings

The college basketball regular season is coming to an end but there is still plenty of jockeying for position in the Big East standings heading into the conference tournament.  And as it stands, 11 teams figure to make the NCAA Tournament.  Here are my updated Big East Power Rankings. By: David Kay 1. Pitt: 25-4... Read more »

Notre Dame Sends Seniors Off with 93-72 Destruction of Villanova

#9 Notre Dame came out of the gates shooting red hot from behind the arc, and the initial surge set the evening’s tone. #14 Villanova was never able to catch their breath and catch up, as they spent pretty much the entire first twenty minutes with half as many points on the scoreboard as the... Read more »
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Allstate Arena Among 5 Most Horribly Corporate Big East Venue Names

The Big East may be the best conference in all of college basketball, but wow do they have some TERRIBLE names among their collection of home venues. The super-conference is comprised of 16 teams, and many of them play in arenas with names so blandly and offensively corporate, they make the names of many of... Read more »

Big East Basketball Power Rankings

There are three different sections to the Big East through two weeks of conference play: The top tier, potential NCAA Tournament teams, and the bottom five.  Pitt, Syracuse, and Villanova have earned the title of the teams to beat but the next eight are battling for their tourney lives already… and it is only the... Read more »

Big East Basketball Power Rankings 1-4-11

Cincinnati is still unbeaten.  West Virginia is really struggling.  UConn needs someone else to step up besides Kemba Walker.  TCU is coming to water down the conference.   We learned a lot in the first week of Big East play so here are my updated power rankings.  Be sure to check back every Monday for... Read more »
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Big East Power Rankings: Start of Conference Season Edition

Big East hoops action tips off with a behemoth battle on Big Monday when pre-season conference favorite Pitt hosts one of the surprise teams in the country and their Player of the Year breakout star, Kemba Walker of UConn.  Oh, and so much for this being a down year in the conference as five of... Read more »
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