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Big East Week: Checking in on the new Big East

Big East Week: Checking in on the new Big East

Since the Big East split and rebirthed a couple years ago, the league has gotten better and better; noticeably this season as Villanova won a national championship and Xavier was a No. 1 seed.  Coach movement has been a major factor (Buzz Williams leaving Marquette and numerous firings and hirings) in the story of the new Big East and is an important variable to consider when observing trajectories. Here is a further look

Men's Basketball: The ship is sinking, but Kevin Ollie won't jump off

Men's Basketball: The ship is sinking, but Kevin Ollie won't jump off

The buzz of the sold-out crowd of 15,564 at the XL Center in Hartford was exciting. It’s been a while since the old Civic Center had seen its seats completely filled. No matter what UConn men’s basketball looks like, old Big East foe and 2016 national champions Villanova will bring people to the stands.

Field Hockey: Huskies move to 13-0 after record-breaking weekend

Field Hockey: Huskies move to 13-0 after record-breaking weekend

It was a historic weekend for UConn field hockey. UConn received some historically great offense to pick up two road wins against Villanova and No. 14 Princeton. The Huskies set a new program record after scoring 12 goals in their shutout of Villanova on Friday night.