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Big East Month In Review: April 2016

Commitments, transfers, and, oh yeah, a National Championship. April was a busy month around the conference!

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Welcome to our new series, Big East Month In Review!

On the final day of every month, this page will be a roundup of the 3-4 biggest stories from each Big East school in the preceding month.

Let's jump right in!


April 15: Former Bulldog Ronald Nored will be the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets D-League franchise

April 18: Memphis transfer Avery Woodson commits to Butler

April 28: Schedule news: Bulldogs will be in Las Vegas in November, hosting Cincy in December


April 11: Syracuse guard Kaleb Joseph transfers to Creighton

April 12: Jays defeat Nebraska on a walk-off single

April 17: Creighton completes sweep of Butler


April 21: Eli Cain discusses his strong freshman year with our Eli Hershkovich

April 28: DePaul headed to Las Vegas in December

April 30: 2016 F Tre'Darius McCallum commits to DePaul


April 4: Jonathan Mulmore commits to Georgetown

April 13: Georgetown assistant Kevin Sutton takes same position at Pittsburgh

April 15: Robert Morris transfer Rodney Pryor commits to Georgetown

April 22: Bradley Hayes granted fifth year of eligibility


April 3: Markus Howard commits to Marquette

April 3: Henry Ellenson declares for NBA Draft

April 9: USC's Katin Reinhardt transfers to Marquette

April 21: Wally Ellenson "no longer a part of" Marquette basketball


April 19: Emmitt Holt commits to Providence

April 20: Junior Lomomba won't return to Providence

April 26: Alpha Diallo commits to Providence

Seton Hall

This is awkward. Nothing really happened with Seton Hall this month. We're kind of all in a holding pattern waiting to see what Isaiah Whitehead decides to do in terms of the NBA Draft. In the mean time, Seton Hall fans, read this recap of your team's Big East tournament final victory. That'll make your day.

St. John's

April 20: Marvin Clark transfers to St. John's

April 21: Justin Simon transfers to St. John's


April 2: Villanova advances to National Championship Game in record performance against Oklahoma


April 22: Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree commits to Villanova


April 12: Xavier forward Makinde London to transfer

April 13: Xavier guard Larry Austin to transfer

April 17: Jalen Reynolds declares for NBA Draft and hires agent