The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
Rutgers firing head basketball coach Mike Rice over a video showing him verbally and physically abusing his players calls for a definitive line to be drawn between coaching and abuse.
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.
Building a college basketball program in a high-major conference requires time. It requires patience — especially if the school hasn’t been to the NCAA Tournament since 1991.
The Great Recession personally affected a vast majority of Americans with 56 percent of a study saying they have less money in savings than they did before the economic decline.
The seven Big East schools that don’t play FBS football, including Georgetown, have decided to leave the conference and pursue a new basketball framework.