Brandon Triche scored the go-ahead basket early in overtime and No. 19 Syracuse advanced to the Big East championship game with a 58-55 victory over No. 5 Georgetown on Friday night in the final conference clash of their storied heavyweight rivalry.
The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.
As the curtain draws near on the final Big East tournament, it’s time for a trip down memory lane. A tip of the cap to the original pioneers, followed by a standing ovation for the best this mega-conference has ever had the pleasure of calling it’s own.
Georgetown emphatically ended its Big East rivalry against Syracuse, wrapping up the regular-season title by holding the Orange to the lowest scoring output of their time in the conference.
The Big East says it has reached an agreement with Georgetown and six other departing basketball members that will allow them to separate from the football schools and create their own conference on July 1.
If you were a basketball coach, which player would you rather have, Georgetown sophomore forward Otto Porter or Maryland sophomore center Alex Len?
JayVaughn Pinkston scored 20 points to help Villanova beat a top-five team for the third time this season, 67-57 over No. 5 Georgetown on Wednesday night.
Conference tournaments around college basketball get under way this week and now we try to identify NCAA Tournament bid thieves.
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The Georgetown Hoyas jumped two spots to No. 5 and received two first-place votes in the last Associated Press Top 25 college basketball poll.