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Big East Power Rankings 1.3

The final power rankings of 2012 have arrived, and a major upset shook up the top five. Louisville has only 11 wins and has tallied a loss while there is still an undefeated team remaining and three teams with 12 wins, but the Cardinals will stay in the top spot until a top-5 (in these […]

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Big East Power Rankings: 1.2

Big East teams combined to play just 18 games during finals week, but all 15 groups went undefeated. In fact, a Big East team has not lost since Dec. 5. That’s the reason no team is in red, but there were a handful of impressive showings from teams that moved the rankings. Previous: Week 1 | Week […]

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Big East Power Rankings 1.1

The Big East continues to show its dominance in the national polls, with five teams in the AP Top 25. Only the Big Ten (6) has more. As always, the team in green is our team of the week and the team in red is the one that disappointed. Previous: Week 1 Week 2 1. […]

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Big East Power Rankings 1.0

We thought it wise to to wait a few weeks before releasing our first set of Power Rankings to get a clearer gauge of where each Big East team stands. Early upsets happen, but after five-to-eight games there’s a much clearer picture. Each week, the team in green will be our team of the week, the […]

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Burning Question: Top five in the Big East?

For the next five weeks, Paint Touches will ask five burning questions leading up to Marquette Madness. This week asks which teams will finish in the top five in the Big East in 2012-13. Week 1: Marquette’s leading scorer? Week 2: Todd Mayo or Vander Blue? Mark Strotman: West Virginia is gone, but 2012-2013 will mark […]

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Big East Roundup — Jan. 3

T-1. No. 1/1 Syracuse (15-0, 2-0) Last week: Win vs. Seton Hall 75-49; Win at DePaul 87-68 Next week: 1/4 at Providence; 1/7 vs. No. 20 Marquette Roundup: The Orange remain perfect after two blowout wins to begin the Big East season. After a rocky freshman season, center Fab Melo has come on strong in […]

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