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The Fast Break: August 3, 2015

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Who's The Best Player in the Big East? - Hoops Habit

Since the conference realignment prior to the 2013-2014 season, many could argue that the Big East has been a shell of what it once was. Despite not having tremendous postseason success, the conference is still a powerhouse in its own right, sending six teams to the NCAA tournament last season: Villanova, Georgetown, Providence, Butler, Xavier and St. John's.

New Orleans Pelicans wing Dante Cunningham is working to add a corner three to his game - Pelican Debrief

As if New Orleans Pelicans fans needed any more reason to get excited about this season, Jim Eichenhofer dropped an excellent (as always) piece this morning on veteran Dante Cunningham. While the piece mostly talks about Cunningham's decision to return to the Pelicans for this season and team chemistry, there was a line at the end of the piece that has even more exciting on court possibilities.

Lambert's Overbay commits to Villanova lacrosse - Forsyth News

Even though he's just halfway finished with his tenure as a Lambert Longhorns lacrosse player, midfielder Eric Overbay is already positive he'll be in Philadelphia in two years, donning two shades of blue.

Qasual Questions: Case of the Mondays - Casual Hoya

Here are the QQs to help you get through your case of the Mondays

Ranking the Detroit Pistons' Offseason Additions - Hoops Habit

The Detroit Pistons had a un-spectacular yet successful off season as they traded for two new starters in Marcus Morris and Ersan Ilyasova and also filled holes in their depth chart with the additions of Darrun Hilliard, Stanley Johnson, Steve Blake and Aron Baynes.

Soccer Fan Fest Set for Friday, Aug. 14 -

The Marquette University men's and women's soccer teams will jointly host Fan Fest on Friday, Aug. 14 at Valley Fields from 5-7 p.m.

The Milwaukee Admirals are moving to the UWM Panther Arena - Anonymous Eagle

On Friday, Milwaukee Admirals owner Harris Turer told Milwaukee Business Journal that he expects the American Hockey League franchise to move from the Bradley Center to the UWM Panther Arena in time for the 2017-18 season.

Banners turns four years old: A Thank You - Banners on the Parkway

"Come on in and get comfortable; we plan on being here a while." That's how we introduced ourselves to the world back in 2011. You probably missed in all the excitement of the last week, but Banners on the Parkway turned four years old as July transitioned into August. We didn't have a cake, but as we lasted another year (something the internet never promises) Xavier played softball and got a commitment from Quentin Goodin.

Volleyball earns fifth-consecutive AVCA Team Academic Award -

The Georgetown University volleyball team was one of a record 755 schools to earn the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2014-15 season. The 755 schools recognized breaks the previous year's total of 676 and sets a new all-time high for this award.

Pro City Kenner Quarterfinals Pt. 1 -

Saturday was the 2015 Nike DC Pro City Kenner League's quarterfinal round. Fans at Georgetown's McDonough Arena were treated to four high level game of pro/college hoops. Following are recaps.

St. John's Red Storm: Chris Mullin Eyes Impact Class in 2016 - Busting Brackets

It's been just over four months since the St. John's Red Storm brought back Chris Mullin, the school's most accomplished basketball alum, to serve as head coach. His goal will be to reinvigorate the formerly elite basketball program that he once starred for. In the eighties, Mullin teamed with Walter Berry to lead the Johnnies to the Final Four. The program hasn't been back since, and they haven't really been close.