Conference predictions

By: Robert Jamieson There are a lot of unknowns in the 2013-14 women’s basketball Big East season. The top four teams from the Big East last year all moved to the American Athletic Conference, which will certainly shake up the final standings of the Big East this season. Of all the players who earned postseason All-Conference Honors last year, two of them are returning. In addition, Xavier and Butler — the two teams moving from the A-10 to the Big East — didn’t have particularly great seasons. 1. DePaul’s junior guard Brittany Hrynko will be the Big East Player of … Continue reading Conference predictions

Big East key players and teams

By: Danny O’Malley After the many rumors of Xavier University joining the Big East proved to be true, XU finds itself among college basketball’s elite in its new conference. As the Big East logo gets painted on the court, placed on Xavier T-shirts and marketed across campus and the Cincinnati area, the Xavier community is eager to see the new set of basketball talent in the 2013-14 season. The conference now consists of Xavier, Butler, St. John’s, Georgetown, Villanova, Creighton, DePaul, Providence, Marquette and Seton Hall. When it comes to examining the teams with the best talent in the league, … Continue reading Big East key players and teams