The 2019-2020 season of college basketball is just a few months away. Schedules have been released, rosters are beginning to finalize and fall is upon us. There truly isn’t a better time of the year. Now, I introduce to you my rankings for the upcoming season in the Big East conference. These rankings include lists for many different categories. Without further ado, here we go.
St. John’s is known as, “New York’s Team,” but for too long, the Red Storm were a New York afterthought.
Photo Credit: Nick Bello (nbello8) Talent. Experience. Resilience. These were all words to describe St. John’s in their fourth season under head coach Chris Mullin. A team… Read more “For St. John’s, it’s all up to Shamorie Ponds”
For most people, New Year’s Eve is both a time for reflection and anticipation as one year closes and another begins. For the Creighton Blue Jays… Read more “Creighton Heats Up The Dunk”
It’s Dec. 19, and conference play is just 10 days away. We’ve learned a lot so far from the non-conference portion of the schedule, with plenty more to learn in the coming weeks. However, I have some questions and comments about what I’ve seen so far from the Big East.
Some great shots from the Red Storm’s 89-74 win over Princeton at Madison Square Garden on December 9, 2018 courtesy of Nick Bello.
Just 13 miles away from the St. John’s campus and on the intersection of Flatbush Ave and Atlantic Ave sits the Barclays Center, the site of this… Read more “A Brooklyn Homecoming”
Seton Hall’s “core four” departed at the end of this past season. With Desi Rodriquez, Angel Delgado, Khadeen Carrington and Ish Sanogo graduating, Pirates fans were looking… Read more “Seton Hall: A Glimpse of the Program’s Future”
Tuesday night in Queens was a celebration of sort as St. John’s took on Loyola Maryland in their home opener at Carnesecca Arena. After a long wait,… Read more “St. John’s: The Start of Something New”
The Providence Friars opened up the season against the Siena Saints, and defeated them 77-67. It wasn’t a perfect effort from the Friars but one players stood out above the rest. Freshman AJ Reeves dropped 29 points and logged 30 minutes in his first game in black-and-white.
John Fanta lives and breathes Big East Basketball. He’s been a commentator for the Big East Digital Network the past few years. Just recently, he announced he’ll be starting a new job as a commentator for Fox Sports 1.
Today, we got the chance to ask the expert a few burning questions that surround the conference.
Last night, the Red Storm took on the Maryville Saints at Carnesecca Arena for an exhibition game.
Photos from Big East Media Day at Madison Square Garden on October 25, 2018.
Here are five players that will fly under the radar for the 2018-2019 season in the Big East Conference.
As the month of August winds down and another summer without college basketball comes to a close, the excitement begins to build as another year of close… Read more “Ranking the Big East Basketball Conference”
Jahvon Quinerly chose to play for two-time championship coach Jay Wright after de-committing from Arizona due to a recruiting scandal.
The Seton Hall Pirates had its ups and downs, from beating Louisville, to losing to rival Rutgers. You never knew exactly what you were going to get. But one thing that was consistently relevant in every Pirates game was passion, spearheaded by our four seniors who gave 100% for the Pirates.
Earlington averaged 21.3 points and 5.9 rebounds per game for the 2017-2018 season in high school, and chose to continue his basketball career at St. John’s University in Queens
Just last week, it was announced that St. John’s center Tariq Owens requested a release from the program to pursue other opportunities. Considering he is a graduate… Read more “St. John’s: Does it make sense for Tariq Owens to transfer?”
On February 14, at a pinked out Dunkin Donuts Center, the Providence Friars defeated Villanova, then the second ranked team in the nation. The Wildcats were stunned… Read more “Villanova Wins The Big East Tournament For The Second Year In A Row”
Xavier head coach Chris Mack talked to the media on Providence’s strategy in the second half, and how his team is shifting their focus towards the NCAA… Read more “WATCH: Xavier Coach Chris Mack Addresses Media After Loss to Providence”
Xavier is not only the best team in the Big East, but one of the best teams in the country. After a dominant victory over St. John’s yesterday, the Muskateers had a great start against the Friars in the Big East Tournament Semifinals. But, that didn’t last long.
Thursday nights session of the Big East Tournament quarterfinal round featured two marquee matchups in front of a sold out Madison Square Garden . The first matchup… Read more “A Dramatic End To Thursday Nights Quarter Final Action At Madison Square Garden”
Thursday’s afternoon session of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden kicked off with top seeded Xavier and the hometown favorite, St. John’s. The second game… Read more “Big East Tournament Thursday Afternoon Recap”
The 2017-2018 has finally come to an end for the Providence Friars and it could not have come soon enough. Providence has been holding on to (what… Read more “Big East Tournament Quarterfinals Preview: Providence vs. Creighton”
Day one of the Big East Tournament brought bad weather, but great basketball. The first game was between old-time rivals, as the St. John’s Red Storm took… Read more “Big East Tournament Day One Recap: St. John’s, Marquette Advance”
Despite 28 points, Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing was critical of center Jessie Govan.
We are hours away from the Big East Tournament kicking off at Madison Square Garden in the heart of New York City.
Tomorrow night, the Big East Tournament will be underway with two great games to kick off the action at the world’s most famous arena.
Yesterday, the Big East announced their All-Big East First Team via social media, and the responses were very mixed. The six players named are all amazing in… Read more “All-Big East First Team: Did Angel Delgado get snubbed?”
This has been a big week for Big East Basketball Breakdown, and I want to share the good news. Our site continues to further it’s coverage, and… Read more “BREAKING: Two big announcements for Big East Basketball Breakdown”
In Chris Mullin’s first year coaching, one of his big recruits was a four-star power forward named Kassoum Yakwe. Yakwe committed to St. John’s on August 23,… Read more “St. John’s: What happened to Kassoum Yakwe?”
The Big East conference has been turned upside down as of late, and the Providence Friars taking down #3 Villanova at The Dunk on Wednesday night was… Read more “Providence: Keys to beating Butler after huge win”