Big East RUMORS & NEWS

  • St. John’s solves point-guard problem with first of 2019 recruits

    New York Post "St. John’s had a gaping hole at point guard. Cameron Mack loved the idea of playing college basketball in New York City and calling Madison Square Garden home. The fit made perfect sense for both parties, and it came to fruition Monday morning. The highly regarded..." November 20

  • St. John’s starting big man gone 4-6 weeks after surgery

    New York Post "St. John’s breakthrough season has hit a potential roadblock. Starting forward Sedee Keita, the lone experienced big man on the roster, will miss four to six weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, the school announced Wednesday. Keita, a..." November 15

  • The days of grading St. John’s on a curve are over

    New York Post "The feel-good portion of the Chris Mullin Welcome Home Program ended a long time ago. The benefits of the doubt have all been exhausted. For the first time in years, the St. John’s basketball team will not be graded on a curve, or viewed exclusively through a fuzzy, hazy prism. It will be..." November 07

  • Patrick Ewing looking to return Georgetown to its former glory

    New York Post "The temptation is there, of course. Patrick Ewing’s favorite part of coaching is seeing an idea in his brain become a habit in his players’ daily routines. Right now, as he tries to rebuild the Georgetown Hoyas to a program strong enough to lure the next Patrick Ewing, that is the..." October 25

  • For NCAA champion Villanova basketball, no White House visit

    Asbury Park Press "  The Villanova men's basketball team's only visit to Washington, D.C. over the next few..." October 25

  • Chris Mullin not running from the expectations for St. John’s

    New York Post "On his first day as head coach of his alma mater, Chris Mullin made a few promises. At the top of the list was this one: St. John’s was going to make it feel like the 1980s, when Mullin was wearing short shorts, Lou Carnesecca was patrolling the sidelines and NCAA Tournament bids were..." October 17

  • Heron receives eligibility waiver to play at St. John's

    The Score "Mustapha Heron has received a hardship waiver from the NCAA declaring him eligible to play for St. John's this season after transferring from Auburn in May. The 6-foot-5 guard applied for the waiver to be closer to his ill mother during the upcoming basketball..." October 13

  • Brian Bowen Sr. testifies about bribes from Louisville, Arizona, others

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Brian Bowen Sr. could not even answer federal prosecutor Edward Diskant’s question about why Bowen’s son, Brian “Tugs” Bowen, was not currently enrolled in college. The elder Bowen buried his face in a wad of tissues and began crying uncontrollably less than..." October 05