Rising Star: SMU Guard Nic MooreMoore, a 5’9” point guard from Winona Lake, Ind., is playing as well as anyone in the American Athletic Conference right now. He leads his team with 14.1 points and 4.7 assists per game.
Old Big East To Become 'American Athletic Conference'The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
Kelvin Beachum Helping Steelers Resurrect Their Playoff HopesKelvin L. Beachum, Jr. may be a rookie with little experience in the National Football League, but on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens he showed that not only does he have great potential, but also an incredible work ethic and strong beliefs. Beachum's play helped resurrect the hopes of the Pittsburgh Steelers to get to the playoffs in 2012, and maybe even further.
Big East Adds Boise State & Four Others For 2013(93-7 The FAN) — The Big East's long-awaited additions are set, with more rebuilding to come.
Pitt To Play SMU In BBVA Compass Bowl(93-7 The FAN) — The Pitt Panthers will play Southern Methodist in the BBVA Compass Bowl Jan. 7 at Legion Field in Birmingham.
Big East Contacts Two Schools For Expansion(93-7 The FAN) — The Big East has reportedly reached out to Houston and SMU about joining the conference, CBSSports.com's Brett McMurphy reports.