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  1. Gavitt Tipoff Games officially announced, St. John's to square off with RutgersRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Rumble In The Garden

    As reported by many earlier in the week and confirmed today, the St. John's Red Storm will be taking on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in the first annual "Gavitt Tipoff Games," to be played in November. The games feature a series of matchups between the Big East and Big Ten, and will be played every year from 2015 to 2022.

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  2. Hoiberg to be released after heart surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | ESPN

    Georgetown and Maryland will renew a regular-season series with the agreement to play in the inaugural Gavitt Tipoff Games, a scheduling challenge between the Big Ten and Big East. Reggie Lynch, who ranked 12th nationally with 93 blocks, is transferring to Minnesota from Illinois State and will sit out the 2015-16 season.

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  3. Former Marcellus lacrosse star Grace Nolan off to fast start at UConnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Post-Standard

    The attacker for the Connecticut Huskies this week was named the Big East women's lacrosse Rookie of Week - her fourth such honor this season. Nolan scored twice and had two assists in the Huskies' one-goal loss at Georgetown, then she added two more goals and an assist in Saturday's one-goal win over No.

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  4. 2015 All-Met teams, awards announcedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Big East Coast Bias

    Highlighting the field is the recipient of the 2015 Haggerty Award, given to the top college basketball player in New York City. Sir'Dominic Pointer earned the Haggerty Award after a sensational 2014-15 campaign in which the Johnnies made the NCAA Tournament.

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  5. UConn's Ollie: No plans to pursue other jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | ESPN

    Despite reportedly being linked to several NBA jobs, UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie says he has no plans to leave the Huskies. Junior Derryck Thornton, the 11th overall player in the ESPN 60, has decided to reclassify up to the class of 2015 and commit to Duke to be their point guard for the 2015-16 season.

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  6. Hoyas, Terps to play in Big Ten-Big East seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | ESPN

    North Carolina junior point guard Marcus Paige is recovering from ankle surgery to remove bone spurs. He should be able to resume basketball activities this summer.

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  7. Terps reportedly to play Georgetown next seasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Baltimore Sun

    The Maryland Terrapins bench looks on late in their loss to the West Virginia Mountaineers during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 22, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. The Maryland Terrapins bench looks on late in their loss to the West Virginia Mountaineers during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 22, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio.

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  8. Big East-Big Ten Challenge news: Creighton to play at Indiana, St. John's to host RutgersRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Big East Coast Bias

    Per Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports , the Creighton Bluejays will travel to Bloomington, Indiana this coming season to take on the Indiana Hoosiers as part of the 2015 Big East-Big Ten Challenge. It would be the first matchup between the schools according to Sports-Reference.com , at least since the 1979-80 where schools were classified as Division 1 programs.

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  9. Bearcats Baseball on the riseRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Down The Drive

    The University of Cincinnati's baseball program hasn't been to the College World Series since 1974. They haven't gotten much attention due to some rough seasons.

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  10. Connecticut steamrolls Cincinnati, 93-34, in AAC quarterfinals at MoheganRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The UConn women's basketball team won the NCAA championship on Tuesday, beating Notre Dame 79-58. The win comes one night after the UConn men won the NCAA championship by beating Kentucky.

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  11. As Expected, Georgetown's Campus is Full of Secret Syracuse FansRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

    Two weeks back, we found out what we had always assumed...that Georgetown fans secretly hate themselves and like to wear the shirts of their rivals in order to feel human, if only for a moment. Georgetown director of marketing Chirs Grosse decided to do something about it .

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  12. Virginia Basketball's Justin Anderson Not Ready for NBARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Rant Sports

    Anderson missed a total of eight games during the recently-completed season. He broke a finger against the Louisville Cardinals in February and was set to return in early March before undergoing an emergency appendectomy, which cost him more time away from the court.

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  13. Syracuse Lacrosse Drops to No. 4 in Polls Following UNC LossRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

    Syracuse lacrosse fell to the #4/4 spot in both polls this week, after a disappointing loss to the North Carolina Tar Heels. The ACC continues to feature all five teams in the top 10 of both polls.

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  14. Syracuse's preseason ranking doomed Orange in 2014-15, so could being unranked be a good thing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    It might be a good thing that most of the "way too early" college basketball rankings for the 2015-16 season have the Syracuse Orange outside the Top 25. In a roundup of early prognostications , Syracuse was unranked in five out of seven rankings. In the other two, Syracuse was ranked 15th and 19th.

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  15. Irish undeterred despite runner-up finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Indianapolis Star

    Notre Dame undeterred despite another title game loss Notre Dame women's basketball sees fourth title game loss in five years as motivation. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1ydcsRv TAMPA, FL - APRIL 07: Taya Reimer #12 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish walks off the court after losing to the Connecticut Huskies 63-53 during the NCAA Women's Final Four National Championship at Amalie Arena on April 7, 2015 in Tampa, Florida.

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  16. Connecticut-Notre Dame rivalry adds intrigue to women's hoops finalRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Missourian

    There are few teams in women's basketball that have been able to challenge Geno Auriemma and his Connecticut Huskies during their unprecedented 20-year run atop the sport. But the one thing that neither of those programs has been able to do: beat Auriemma when it matters most.

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  17. ACC Conference Title Game Restrictions Going Away, Three Divisions a PossibilityRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

    CBSSports.com reported today that legislation allowing for the deregulation of conference championship games is now expected to be passed by 2016. For all of the P5 conferences, this means that you no longer must have at least 12 teams to hold a championship game .

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  18. HOH: Murphy, Blumenthal Confident About Friendly Bet on Women's Basketball Title GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Roll Call

    The Connecticut and Indiana Senate delegations have made a rather sweet wager ahead of Tuesday night's NCAA women's basketball championship game in Florida, and the Connecticut senators are sounding pretty confident. Ahead of yet another matchup between the University of Connecticut Huskies and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Indiana Sens. Dan Coats and Joe Donnelly have put up South Bend Chocolate Co.

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  19. Three-Peat Or Upset? UConn And Notre Dame Play For Women's NCAA TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WGBH

    Jewell Loyd and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will again face Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and the Connecticut Huskies in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Championship. They're seen here in last year's title game.

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  20. Syracuse Lacrosse No. 2 Again in Media/Coaches' PollsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

    Syracuse will remain the #2 team in the nation this week. Not much changed from last week with the exception of Stony Brook and Princeton.

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