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St. John’s coach Steve Lavin found it difficult to reflect on the end of the traditional Big East conference in the immediate aftermath of the Red Storm’s 66-53 second-round loss to Villanova in the league tournament Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. And really, Lavin has just three years coaching in the league and sat out most of last season recovering from prostate cancer surgery.
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Tonight is a big night for several of the NYC Metro-area college basketball teams looking to validate their strong starts or just looking get back on track.
Stony Brook (8-3) @ Seton Hall (10-2) 7:00 p.m.: Stony Brook is beginning to really find its groove. With a solid frontcourt led by Jameel Warney, Tommy Brenton and Eric McAlister, the Seawolves have proven the can play with anyone, including...Read more »
The dominoes continue to fall in college sports. And they will likely resume falling for the next several years before some final resolution is reached.
The Big East, which is clearly a sinking ship, took another stiff body blow when it was confirmed that its seven non-FBS football schools plan on breaking away from the league to form their own conference. St. John’s, Seton Hall, DePaul, Georgetown,...Read more »