It probably never occurred to you just how impressive Georgetown's comeback win over Marquette was. Take a look at that score.
Dave Gavitt, the founder of the Big East and long time commissioner, was honored with a street named after him today in Providence, RI. Gavitt was the central figure in forming the Big East as a basketball conference and was the commissioner from 1979-1990. Before helping to form the Big East and lead it, Gavitt was the head basketball coach at Dartmouth and Providence where he amassed a career record of 227-117 and took Providence to the NCAA Tournament five times.
Tuned into the Liberty Bowl today to watch Cincinnati vs. Vanderbilt? Beware the Vandy Commodore!
Sunny Will Stein posed with a Louisville race car as the Cardinals prepare for the 2011 Belk Bowl against N.C. State.
Big East Puts Boise State On Display In Times Square - The Big East is going all out to celebrate the addition of Boise State to the conference as a football playing member beginning in 2013. To honor the Broncos, this was displayed in Times Square as an example of the east coast exposure the Broncos hope to get as a member of the Big East.
Mike Rutherford with the fine folks at Card Chronicle tweeted the link to this picture last night and it's worth sharing again. Since the regular season in college football is a tournament, here's the way the bracket broke down to give us LSU and Alabama in the national championship game.
This picture is from the LSU-Northwestern game preceding the Seton Hall-VCU game at the Charleston Classic.
The little known Brandon Burlsworth Trophy is a new award given annually to the nation's best college football player that began his career as a walk-on. The list of nominees has now been released and the Big East has three players nominated for the award. Connecticut quarterback Johnny McEntee, Pittsburgh defensive tackle Chas Alecxih, and South Florida offensive lineman Chaz Hine were all nominated for the Trophy that will be awarded December 9th in Arkansas.
Here's a look at South Florida's helmet it will wear as part of the Wounded Warrior promotion. I'm not a big fan of monkeying around with uniforms, but, those look pretty cool.