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The Morning Fast Break (August 11, 2016): Big East volleyball and soccer, oh my!

NCAA Basketball: Georgetown at Xavier Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Marquette Women’s Soccer Picked Third; Proffitt Named Preseason Defensive Player of the Year | Anonymous Eagle

The right women got all the individual awards, but the all-conference team is a total mess.

3 things we learned from Villanova Basketball’s undefeated exhibition tour in Spain | VU Hoops

Namely, Villanova is #blessed with talent.

Echenique Helps Venezuela To Victory in Olympics | GoCreighton.com

Creighton graduate Gregory Echenique had four points, two rebounds and two assists to help Venezuela pick up a 72-68 victory over China on Wednesday evening in Rio de Janeiro.

Creighton Volleyball Ranked #18 in Coaches Poll | WOWT

The Creighton Volleyball program is ranked No. 18 in the preseason Top 25 poll released this afternoon by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.

Bluejay volleyball hungry for more after sweet 16 berth | Omaha World-Herald

That first sweet 16 berth the Creighton volleyball team celebrated last year? It just whetted the Bluejays' appetite.

Longtime World-Herald reporter 'Piv' covered it all | Omaha World-Herald

Grounds crew spelled out "PIV" along the third base warning track before game six of the College World Series on June 20, 2016. World-Herald sports reporter Steve Pivovar, who would have attended his 500th straight CWS game that day had he not been...

Providence Basketball: Are the Friars headed for rebuilding season? | Busting Brackets

Providence won the Big East Tournament back in 2014, had one of the best players in the country in Kris Dunn last season, and have made three NCAA Tournaments in a row for the first time since the 1970's.

Georgetown Selected as Preseason Favorite in BIG EAST; Rachel Corboz Named Offensive Player of the Year - Georgetown University Official Athletic Site

The Hoyas, who had three players selected to the All-BIG EAST Preseason team, were selected first by nine coaches and earned all 81 possible points.