Report: Butler, Creighton, Xavier to officially join new Big East

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

On Wednesday the newly reconfigured Big East will announce its expansion plans according to an AP report. The seven Catholic schools that will split off from the old Big East will keep the name and have been looking to add schools since last week. The conference will officially announce its ...

UConn is biggest loser in realignment

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Since we're on top of the people who are on top of things, we told you earlier this week about the likelihood of the Big East's Catholic, non-FBS football playing schools breaking away and doing their own thing. Now that it's happening, it is clear that there is one school which ...

Catholic schools gearing for Big East breakaway?

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

It wouldn't be a week in sports without rumors of conference realignment. This week is no different, though stunningly this time it involves realignment that may actually make an iota of sense. Blogger/reporter Mark Blaudschun is reporting that ADs and presidents of the seven* non-football playing members  of the Big East ...

Butler’s Blue II Ready to Chomp on the Atlantic 10

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

After losing Charlotte to Conference USA and Temple to the Big East, the Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Conference appeared destined to spiral down the crapper like a stale floater on a scorching hot summer afternoon. Alas, the clouds dissipated and two beacons of light shined down from the heavens in the forms ...

The Best And Worst Of The NCAA Tournament’s Opening Weekend

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Biggest Surprises: Virginia Commonwealth "It is an outrage that VCU is in the tournament over (insert major conference team here)" - Every College Basketball Analyst Everywhere. Um, you guys are all fired. The Rams have been outstanding so far, more than justifying their selection. VCU is the only team to play three games ...

Who Wouldn’t Want To Join The Big East?

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Since expansion is the trendy thing to do, the Big East is apparently looking to add a couple of football teams. TCU, Central Florida, and Villanova seem to be the front-runners, according to the ESPN article. It's pretty easy to make fun of the Big East for being by far the ...

Link Dump!

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

WTF? - With Leather Tiger is back at Bay Hill - No Guts, No Glory That's what you get for having a left-handed shortstop - Outside the Boxscore Todd Helton will be a Rockie forever. And also a possible steroids guy - Sparty and Friends Some one is letting Evander Holyfield's corpse fight again? ...