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Big East Postseason Power Rankings 1.13

The Big East Tournament is upon us at last! The final year of this version’s Big East should be a memorable one, as three teams tied for first and three more teams were within three games of the top spot. Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6 | Week 7 | Week 8 | Week 9 | Week 10 | Week 11 | Week 12 | Week […]

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Paint Touches All-Big East award predictions

With the Big East regular season in the books, awards will be handed out this week for conference honors. It’s important to remember that these awards are voted on, so there is sure to be debate on some of the winners. Anyway, we decided to take our best stab at it, and this is what […]

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Big East Power Rankings: 1.12

Georgetown stands at the top of the rankings with one week to play, yet six teams are within three games in the standings, including four teams within two games at the third through sixth place spots. Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6 | Week 7 | Week 8 | Week 9 | Week 10 | Week 11 | Week 12 Week 13 1. Georgetown […]

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Figuring out Big East scenarios for Marquette

As always, these tiebreakers are simply for seeding in the Big East Tournament. If eight teams somehow finished tied for the best record in the conference, those eight teams would share the regular season championship. First things first, Marquette holds head-to-head tiebreakers over Syracuse, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh. They lose a head-to-head tiebreaker with Louisville, and […]

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Player Grades: Marquette vs Syracuse

Vander Blue (6 pts, 2 reb, 23min) Vander got a lucky bounce on his first three to start the game and immediately followed that up with his midrange specialty for a quick five points as it looked like PTP Blue had come to play. However, he would only score one point the rest of the […]

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Gardner’s career night enough to get past Orange

Sparked by a career night from Davante Gardner, Marquette gutted its way to within a half game of first place in the Big East with a 74-71 win over Syracuse Monday night. Gardner’s 26 points were a career high, surpassing his 22-point effort against St. John’s on Jan. 11, 2012. His two free throws with […]

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