(Villanova’s Eric Paschall drives the lane – @NovaMBB)
In the Big East Tournament quarterfinals Thursday afternoon at Madison Square Garden, Villanova, the top seed, beat Providence, 73-62. They will face Xavier, who beat Creighton 63-61, in the other afternoon game, in the semifinals on Friday night at 6:30 p.m.
Continue reading Big East Day 2: Villanova Gets Past Providence, Will Face Xavier In Semis
The Atlantic 10 Conference, whose men’s basketball tournament will be held at Barclays Center through Sunday, announced their End-Of-Year Awards.
Continue reading Atlantic 10 2018-19 Men’s Basketball Awards
(St. John’s Justin Simon making an amazing shot around DePaul’s Max Strus – @StJohnBball)
St. John’s dominated DePaul on their way to an 82-74 win, and Providence beat Butler, 80-57, in the first round of the Big East Tournament on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.
Continue reading Big East Tourney Day 1: St. John’s, Providence Advance
(Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman with James Akinjo, Jay Wright, and Markus Howard – @BigEastMBB)
The Big East Conference announced their award winners at a press conference ahead of the start of the Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.
Continue reading Big East Postseason Award Winners
(GW’s Justin Mazzulla looks to drive down the outside of the lane – Photo by Jason Schott)
The first day of action at the Atlantic 10 Tournament at Barclays Center on Wedneday afternoon featured two thrillers, as 12-seed George Washington beat #13 UMass, 68-64, in overtime, and #11 Richmond outlasted #14 Fordham, 52-50.
Continue reading A-10 Tourney Day 1: GW & Richmond Win Nail-Biters
Seton Hall Senior Michael Nzei has been named the 2019 Big East Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the conference office announced at its annual awards press conference Wednesday inside Madison Square Garden to inaugurate the Big East Tournament.
Continue reading Seton Hall’s Michael Nzei Named 2019 Big East Scholar-Athlete of the Year
(The Davidson Wildcat and other A-10 Mascots get the dance party started – Photos provided by Barclays Center)
The Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament is back at Barclays Center from Wednesday through the championship game on Sunday afternoon.
All 14 of the A-10’s school mascots, including the Fordham Ram, celebrated on Tuesday afternoon by visiting Bedford Library in Bed-Stuy where they participated in story time followed by a dance-off competition with approximately 50 children from PS 3 The Bedford Village School.
Continue reading Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament Returns To Brooklyn
Clark Kellogg will be on NCAA Tournament Coverage for CBS and Turner Sports in the New York studio with Ernie Johnson, Greg Gumbel, Kenny Smith, and Charles Barkley.
I caught up with Kellogg at CBS & Turner Sports’ March Madness Media Day, and here is some of our conversation:
Continue reading Clark Kellogg On NCAA Compensation & Zion’s Decision
The Red Bulls lost to Santos Laguna, 4-2, in Leg 2 of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Quarterfinals on Tuesday at Estadio Corona. Santos advanced to the SCCL Semifinals on aggregate, 6-2.
The Red Bulls lost the first leg at home, 2-0, on March 5, and it took them just four minutes to get one of them back.
Continue reading Champions League: Santos Laguna’s Late Surge Ousts Red Bulls
(Marvin Clark II batting Femi Olujobi earlier this season – @StJohnsBball)
The St. John’s Red Storm will open the Big East Tournament on Wednesday night against DePaul, with tip-off around 9:30 p.m.
The Red Storm finished the regular season with three straight losses, which left their Big East Conference record at 8-9 and saw them drop to seventh place from third, missing a bye in the tournament.
Continue reading Marvin Clark II on DePaul Matchup: “It’s a new season”