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  • Big East: Early Season Surprises

    Credit: Georgetown Sports Information

    The Out of Conference Record Through games of Sunday (December 7), the Big East’s record is 61-14 (0.813), having recovered from the hit taken during Thanksgiving Weekend (see Table 01). The conference maintains a winning record versus the six BCS conferences with special note to the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) where the current 5-1 record, with three more games scheduled, guarantees the Big East will finish with a winning record. Only the American Athletic Conference (AAC) and the Summit Conference have winning records versus Big East teams (0-1 each). With two teams (Villanova and Seton Hall) still undefeated and five […]

  • Examining five criteria that will make Davidson effective in the Atlantic 10 in year one

    Credit: Tim Cowie,

    Going into their first season in the Atlantic 10, the Davidson Wildcats received no love from the college basketball pundits as most of them picked DC last in the 14-team A-10 in the transition year.  Off to a 6-1 start, the Wildcats have other designs in mind.  Last Wednesday night’s 92-86 win over Charlotte gave us several definitions of how Bob McKillop’s squad will be a tough out in Atlantic 10 play. 1) Chemistry off the bench with so many new faces – The Wildcats actually look like they can use a 10-man rotation with lots of different looks that can match […]

  • Stats Slant – The Season in Full Swing

    Credit: WVU Sports Communications Photo

    It is already December.  The early season tournaments are complete and we are starting to get a grasp on the college basketball season… Only until we don’t again. Kentucky appears to be living up to the possibly able to beat some NBA teams hype, Florida has major issues,  the Big 12 is officially up for grabs, and there are multiple candidates to have undefeated seasons. In case you are just waking up from your Thanksgiving dinner coma, or you have some catching up to do on your college basketball knowledge, here is the overview of the season thus far; Stats […]