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have looked every bit like one of college basketball's best teams, posting 82.0 points per game to rank second in the Big East . Villanova, which has outscored unranked opponents by an average of 21.7 points, also posted narrow wins over then-No
Recap: Black, Embiid lead No. 18 Kansas past Hoyas 86-64
premier programs. The Hoyas (7-3) tried to use the kind of muscle that has suited them so well in the rough-and-tumble Big East , but all they did was get into debilitating foul trouble. Markel Starks scored 19 points and D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera had
No. 8 Villanova coasts past Rider 88-67
best start since the 1961-62 team won its first 12. The Wildcats now put their unbeaten record on the line against former Big East rival Syracuse next Saturday at the Carrier Dome. The No. 2 Orange are also undefeated at 11-0. ''Everyone's been
Marquette faces final tough, nonconference test against New Mexico
game left in each of the two portions of their non-conference schedule, as they return home to face Samford before starting Big East play at Creighton on New Year's Eve. Marquette has shown progress, no doubt. But now it's time to win, as a bunch of
Making the Move: Top transfers shifting college basketball landscape
four offensive boards -- Georgetown has appeared capable of overcoming the loss of NBA top-five draft pick Otto Porter. Of Big East players with a 24 percent usage rate or higher, Smith boasts the highest offensive rating. Rayvonte Rice, Jon Ekey Coach
High Point-Syracuse Preview
opponents starting with struggling High Point on Friday night. After playing the Panthers, Syracuse (10-0) faces former Big East foe and No. 8 Villanova on Dec. 28 and Eastern Michigan on Dec. 31 before staying at the Carrier Dome for its ACC opener
Buckeyes, Irish take NYC stage
No current Ohio State players have played in Madison Square Garden, though new ACC member Notre Dame played there in the Big East tournament in previous seasons. That comfort level may or may not be a significant factor, but "I hope it's huge," Notre
No. 23 Syracuse women slip past St. Joseph's 64-62
Brittney Sykes scored six of her 20 points in the final 2:37, including the game-winning layup with 3 seconds to play, as the No. 23 Syracuse women slipped past Saint Joseph's 64-62 Saturday.
Inability to stop Schoni Schimmel sinks Colorado
In last season's win over Louisville, Colorado held Shoni Schimmel to four points.
Butler grinds out a 68-59 win over Evansville
Alex Barlow scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds, both career highs, as Butler broke away late to beat in-state rival Evansville 68-59 on Saturday.