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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Big East Conference
The Big East Conference is a collegiate athletics conference consisting of sixteen universities in the northeastern, southeastern and midwestern United States. The conference's 17 members (16 full-time and 1 associate member) participate in 24 NCAA sports. Eight of the seventeen conference schools are football members and the Big East competes as a BCS conference in the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), the top level of NCAA competition in that sport (also known by its former designation: Division I-A). Three members have football programs but are not Big East football schools: Georgetown and Villanova compete in the Football Championship Subdivision and Notre Dame plays as an FBS independent. The other five schools — Seton Hall, St. John's, DePaul, Marquette, and Providence — discontinued their football programs. - Source: Wikipedia
Jasmine Penny made 10 of 11 shots and finished with 26 points as No. 23 DePaul beat 5th-seeded Marquette 100-90 on Monday to advance to the title game of the Big East Conference tournament.
Aliyyah Handford made four consecutive free throws in the final 11 seconds of the second overtime as No. 2 seed St. John's beat third-seeded Creighton in the semifinals of the Big East Conference tournament on Monday.
Katherine Plouffe scored 14 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and made a key block with 7 seconds left as fifth-seeded Marquette beat No. 4 seed Villanova 56-53 in the quarterfinals of the Big East Conference tournament on Sunday.
Megan Rogowski scored 21 points Tuesday night, including 5 of 8 from distance, and No. 25 DePaul dominated Georgetown 91-72 to end its regular season.
Some may have thought Marquette was out of contention for making the NCAA tournament this season, but Jake Thomas and his Golden Eagles teammates aren't buying it.
Tabatha Richardson-Smith of Seton Hall has been named the Big East Conference's women's basketball player of the week for the second time this season.
Xavier point guard Dee Davis played well at both ends of the floor on Wednesday night, helping the Musketeers move back into sole possession of third place in the Big East Conference.
Xavier coach Chris Mack needed only one straightforward statistic to explain his team's loss at Marquette.
Butler's first four home games as a member of the Big East Conference had each gone to overtime.
Sir'Dominic Pointer had the crowd at Carnesecca Arena groaning with 4.3 seconds to play Thursday night. By the time the final buzzer sounded, the junior swingman had made those fans happy after seeing a tough losing streak come to an end.
Bryce Cotton scored 18 points and Kadeem Batts added 14 and grabbed 17 rebounds Tuesday night as Providence beat Butler 65-56 for its fourth straight Big East Conference win.
Daniel Miller has to face Garrick Sherman again, so the Georgia Tech center doesn't want to say exactly what worked against his Notre Dame counterpart.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — For a guy who couldn't lift his left shoulder, Doug McDermott was pretty good Tuesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Doug McDermott scored 19 points Tuesday and played after an injury scare to his left shoulder, keeping Creighton unbeaten in the Big East Conference with an 81-62 win over DePaul.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Davante Gardner scored a career-high 28 points while starting for the first time in nearly two years, leading Marquette to a 66-56 victory over DePaul on Saturday.