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After the big 2012 Ticket City Bowl win over the Penn State Nittany Lions, SB Nation Houston implores you to look at the victories of the Houston Cougars (future Big East member) and not the loss to Southern Miss to define how good their season was.
Seton Hall blog South Orange Juice previews tonight's matchup with the No. 8 Connecticut Huskies. UConn freshman center Andre Drummond is unaware of who Herb Pope is because "I'm worried about UConn, not anybody we're playing." Editor's note: Pope is the Big East's fourth-leading scorer and second-leading rebounder, Mr. Drummond.
Former West Virginia Mountaineers coach Rich Rodriguez could be trying to poach his old team for a defensive coordinator to join him at Arizona (ht, The Smoking Musket). Jeff Casteel is under contract until 2014 at West Virginia and we know how they feel about contracts.