Big East RUMORS & NEWS

  • NCAA denies Alabama appeal on Jahvon Quinerly eligibility

    Yahoo! Sports "The NCAA has denied Alabama's appeal seeking immediate eligibility for Villanova transfer point guard Jahvon Quinerly. Crimson Tide coach Nate Oats and athletic director Greg Byrne announced the NCAA's Committee for Legislative Relief's decision on Monday. It came out..." November 11

  • Seton Hall star Myles Powell out indefinitely with 'serious' ankle injury

    CBS Sports "Seton Hall guard Myles Powell will be sidelined indefinitely after suffering an ankle injury on Saturday in the Pirates' 74-57 win over Stony Brook. After the 12th-ranked Pirates victory, coach Kevin Willard said he isn't anticipating Powell back onto the court..." November 10

  • College Basketball Dark Horses To Keep An Eye On

    The Big Lead "The ball is tipped...on Tuesday. College basketball makes its return this week, and the usual suspects from Durham, Chapel Hill, East Lansing, and Lexington are up for preseason and postseason accolades alike. But don't sleep on these...well, sleepers...in the stronger conferences..." November 02

  • Tip Ins: Tigers, Buffs, Wildcats all likely tourney hopefuls

    The Score "Memphis coach Penny Hardaway went 22-14 and led the Tigers to an NIT berth in his debut season. His biggest wins came on the recruiting trail. Hardaway added the nation's No. 1 recruiting class by signing five top-60 prospects and seven top-115 players as measured by composite..." October 31

  • Seton Hall’s Kevin Willard suspended for tampering with former Syracuse player Taurean Thompson

    Syracuse.com "Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard was suspended for two games for tampering with a transfer, according to reports. The Asbury Park (N.J.) Press was the first to report the news of Willard’s suspension. The New York Post cited sources indicating that the transfer in..." October 30

  • Last season's NCAA Tournament teams from power conferences who won't make it back to the Big Dance in 2020

    CBS Sports "Well, it's about that time, I suppose. Every NCAA Tournament field is unique. We've never had the same group of 64, 65 or 68 teams -- ever -- and it will be decades before that ever happens. Year over year, there's always significant change. Earlier this offseason, we scanned the..." October 26

  • College Basketball Hot Seat: Seven coaches whose jobs could be on the line in 2019-20

    CBS Sports "The coaching carousel in college basketball is a constant topic of conversation -- the type of thing industry folks discuss as much as which teams might be sleepers for the Final Four. It's a fascinating topic, most agree. But the unspoken downside is that people either have to voluntarily..." October 14

  • Villanova star freshman Bryan Antoine could redshirt due to shoulder injury in spring

    CBS Sports "Villanova was picked to finish second behind Seton Hall in the Big East's preseason poll released Thursday, but its hopes to outperform that projection took a hit hours later when coach Jay Wright revealed the recovery of freshman Bryan Antoine's shoulder injury..." October 11

  • St. John’s lands verbal commitment from guard Dylan Wusu

    New York Post "After Pete Alonso and Daniel Jones, nobody is in a better groove than Mike Anderson right now. For the second straight weekend, the new St. John’s coach landed a verbal commitment. Last Sunday it was junior college All-American Vince Cole and on Saturday night it was shooting..." September 30