Big East RUMORS & NEWS

  • Creighton was good before, but Baylor Scheierman can make the Bluejays elite

    The Athletic "When Baylor Scheierman was playing grassroots ball for the OSA Crusaders in Nebraska, he would often look up in the bleachers and see Creighton coach Greg McDermott watching him. Well, McDermott wasn’t watching him, really. He was there to recruit Scheierman’s..." May 06

  • Jay Wright's Retirement Believed to Be 'Sincere' Despite Coaching Buzz

    Bleacher Report "NBA teams reportedly think longtime Villanova head coach Jay Wright is "sincere" in his desire to spend some time away from basketball after announcing his retirement last month. ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz reported Wednesday that front offices are still going to..." May 04

  • Creighton adds South Dakota State transfer guard Baylor Scheierman

    The Athletic "South Dakota State guard Baylor Scheierman will transfer to Creighton next season, he announced Tuesday. The 6-foot-6 guard chose the Bluejays over Arkansas, Clemson, Duke and Nebraska. Scheierman, who was The Athletic's No. 3 available transfer, is the reigning Summit League..." May 03

  • Jay Wright Says He 'Didn't Have The Edge' Anymore After Retirement From Villanova

    Bleacher Report "In his first public comments since announcing his retirement as the Villanova men's basketball coach, Jay Wright addressed why he decided to walk away from the program after 21 seasons.  Speaking to reporters Friday, Wright said he "started to feel like I..." April 22

  • Four Landing Spots For Jay Wright After Retiring From Villanova

    The Big Lead "Jay Wright's sudden decision to retire from coaching Villanova has sent shockwaves throughout the college basketball world. Wright will be succeeded by Kyle Neptune, longtime assistant who just spent a season in charge of his own program at Fordham. It is impossible to replace a coach of..." April 21

  • Jay Wright Expected to Step Down as Villanova Head Coach

    Bleacher Report "One of the most prominent figures in all of college basketball is reportedly on the verge of stepping down this offseason. Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reported Wednesday that Villanova head coach Jay Wright is "likely retiring," which "means a..." April 20

  • Justin Lewis declares for NBA Draft, maintains eligibility

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "One of the biggest off-season questions for the Marquette men's basketball team has been whether Justin Lewis would declare for the NBA draft. That was answered on Tuesday, but not with finality. Lewis announced on social media that he was entering the NBA draft but..." April 13

  • Providence College basketball's Justin Minaya, Matteus Case leaving the Friars

    Providence Journal "Providence’s premier defensive stopper is off to the NBA Draft.  Justin Minaya will bypass a potential extra blanket COVID-19 year offered by the NCAA and begin his professional career. The veteran wing posted a statement to his personal Instagram page..." April 07

  • South Carolina beats UConn to win the 2022 NCAA Women's Basketball National Championship

    Yardbarker "South Carolina defeated the University of Connecticut, 64-49, to win the 2022 NCAA Women's Basketball National Championship. Destanni Henderson led the way for South Carolina, posting a game-high 26 points, adding four assists and three steals. Meanwhile, Naismith Player of the..." April 04

  • Butler hiring Thad Matta to replace LaVall Jordan

    Yahoo! Sports "Thad Matta is coaching once again. Butler announced on Sunday that it was hiring Matta as its next head coach, marking his first job in five years. Matta, the longtime Ohio State coach, will replace LaVall Jordan — who was fired on Friday after five seasons. " April 04

  • Butler fires men’s basketball coach LaVall Jordan

    Michigan Live "Butler and head basketball coach LaVall Jordan have parted ways, Vice President/Director of Athletics Barry Collier announced Friday. Jordan, who was born in Albion and played at Butler before spending six seasons as an assistant coach at Michigan under John Beilein,..." April 01

  • Seton Hall hires Shaheen Holloway as new men's basketball coach

    New York Post "Shaheen Holloway couldn’t have scripted a better March: MAAC title. Elite Eight. New job in a high-profile conference. One of the big stars of March Madness is going home, returning to his roots at Seton Hall as its next head coach. As expected after weeks of rumors, the Big..." March 31

  • Who guards Collin Gillespie, the pace battle and attacking switches: Kansas-Villanova film room

    The Athletic "Let’s go ahead and help Kansas fans backpedal from the ledge; this is not 2018 Villanova. Those Wildcats had at least five NBA players and were a matchup nightmare for a Kansas team that started an immobile center in Udoka Azubuike. That night in the Final Four, the Wildcats had..." March 31

  • Shaheen Holloway expected to leave Saint Peter's for Seton Hall

    Larry Brown Sports "The Saint Peter’s Peacocks saw their Cinderella run end Sunday in the Elite Eight, and now they appear poised to lose their head coach as well. Shaheen Holloway is expected to reach an agreement with Seton Hall to take over as head coach. Reports had linked Holloway with the job..." March 28

  • Tyrese Martin to forgo extra year of eligibility, enter NBA Draft

    The UConn Blog "The first of UConn’s seniors has formally announced their departure. Guard Tyrese Martin announced on Instagram Tuesday night that he would be departing the university and entering the NBA Draft. Martin will be doing so after completing four years of..." March 24

  • Patriots let Providence men's basketball team use plane for game

    ESPN " Providence coach Ed Cooley is a huge New England Patriots fan, and now has another reason to support his favorite NFL team. The Patriots lent Providence their team plane to help transport support staff members and some fans to Chicago for Friday's NCAA tournament Sweet 16..." March 24

  • Chris Webber Predicts Michigan Will Beat #2 Seed Nova By 7 Points

    TMZ "It ain't exactly David vs. Goliath, but #11 seed Michigan is an underdog in their Sweet 16 matchup with Villanova ... but Chris Webber says that doesn't mean a thing 'cause the Wolverines are winning, and it really won't be that competitive. TMZ..." March 24

  • Sean Miller reaches agreement to return as Xavier University's men's basketball coach

    Cincinnati "It's rare for a coach to start his head coaching career at a place, have success, leave for another opportunity, then return 13 years later to the place where it all started.  Sean Miller is returning to Xavier University as the men's basketball..." March 19