Big East RUMORS & NEWS

  • The doubters were right: St. John’s didn’t belong

    New York Post "So the skeptics were spot-on. The doubters had their day. There were plenty of voices whispering — some screaming — that St. John’s didn’t deserve to be anywhere near the NCAA Tournament, not as the 68th pick, not as the 168th pick. Then the Johnnies went out..." March 21

  • Shamorie Ponds plans to make definitive NBA decision

    New York Post "All along the expectation was this would be Shamorie Ponds’ final season in Queens, and with his junior year nearing its conclusion, it doesn’t appear like anything has changed. In a phone interview Monday, his father, Shawn, told The Post the family will make a decision..." March 12

  • The Chris Mullin whispers look justified as St. John’s collapses

    New York Post "There comes a point when wanting something isn’t enough, no matter how fervently you hope for it. There wasn’t a soul in New York with any kind of feel for the city’s basketball history who didn’t want Chris Mullin to find magic at St. John’s. It had everything you..." January 28

  • Villanova isn't defending NCAA title, but still makes use of championship experience

    Sporting News "The team that Tuesday evening walked into Hinkle Fieldhouse wore the uniforms of the team that walked of out the Alamodome last April with the 2018 NCAA championship trophy. Which is not to say this Villanova team is the same one that won the 2018 NCAA Tournament. There are glimpses,..." January 24