Tag Archives: Big East
(USA TODAY Sports)

Gavitt Tipoff Games a boon for Big East, Big Ten and FS1

  By now, everyone and their uncle knows that the Big East and Big Ten are slated to begin an annual series in 2015 named after visionary and Big East founder Dave Gavitt. The details–aka the “what”–can be found here, here, here and basically everywhere during this college basketball dead period. It’s a pretty big deal. And […]

Continue Reading
Bench

FS1′s impact on Big East TV ratings

(Editorial Note: This is the second of three installments diving into the TV ratings for FOX Sports 1 and the Big East. To see the full TV data, head over to our Google Spreadsheet, compiled by Andrei Greska using the data from Sports Media Watch.)  Earlier in the week we documented the positive news regarding FOX Sports 1′s […]

Continue Reading
RTM_9521

Big East, FOX Sports 1 ratings pick up steam in March

(Editorial Note: This is the first of three installments diving into the TV ratings for FOX Sports 1 and the Big East. To see the full TV data, head over to our Google Spreadsheet, compiled by Andrei Greska using the data from Sports Media Watch.) One of the biggest questions going into the inaugural season […]

Continue Reading
Bench

Chris Carrawell hired as Marquette assistant coach

The Steve Wojciechowski era officially began Monday evening when Marquette announced the hiring of Chris Carrawell as an assistant coach. Carrawell spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach with the Springfield Armor, the Brooklyn Nets’ D-League affiliate. Prior to that stint, he worked as the assistant video coordinator/assistant strength and conditioning coach at […]

Continue Reading
Buzz Williams did what was best for him when he accepted the job at Virginia Tech yesterday. (USA Today)

Strotman: Buzz Williams kept his promise to himself

Buzz Williams has always been one of the best quotables in college basketball. Whether it came in the form of a blunt assessment on his team, a five-minute anecdote from a simple question or an honest and tearful response to how proud he was of one of his players, any time Williams stepped in front […]

Continue Reading