Big East: One More Time, With FeelingThe death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
No. 20 Pitt Panthers End Regular Season With 81-66 Win Over DePaulROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — J.J. Moore scored 21 points off the bench and No. 20 Pitt shot a school-record 72 percent to beat DePaul 81-66 on Saturday in the Panthers' last Big East regular-season game.
Pitt Pounds DePaul 93-55, Wins 4th StraightPITTSBURGH (AP) -- Trey Zeigler scored a season-high 18 points and Pittsburgh crushed DePaul 93-55 on Saturday night for its fourth straight victory. Lamar Patterson added 15 points, Steven Adams added nine points and a season-high 14 rebounds for the Panthers (17-4, 5-3 Big East), who climbed into a tie for third in the muddled Big East after dominating the reeling Blue Demons.
4-1-Zoo: Big East Tourney Guide, Day OneChris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — No. 3 Pitt is fresh off a Big East Conference regular season title and now sets its sights on a conference tournament championship as well.
4-1-Zoo: Pitt Beats DePaul 80-50Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — No. 5 Pitt remained undefeated in conference play Saturday, beating DePaul 80-50.