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Big East

The Big East Conference is a collegiate athletic conference that competes in NCAA Division I in all sports except football, which is not sponsored. The conference has been officially recognized as a Division I multi-sport conference, effective on August 1, 2013. The conference was originally founded by Dave Gavitt on May 31, 1979. Its nucleus is composed of the "Catholic Seven" members of the original Big East Conference: DePaul University, Georgetown University, Marquette University, Providence College, Seton Hall University, St. John's University, and Villanova University. In December 2012, these schools chose to split from the football playing schools in order to focus on basketball, and in March 2013 reached a settlement, whereby they acquired the Big East Conference name, logos, history, and the rights to the men's basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden.

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Four Creighton men's soccer players earn Big East awards

The Big East announced its end-of-season men’s soccer awards Monday and four Creighton players were...

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College football Week 12 picks against the spread for every top-25 matchup

No. 9 Penn State faces No. 24 Indiana (Noon, ABC) in a Big Ten East matchup before No. 21 Navy meets...

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Butler men’s soccer takes down Creighton in Big East tournament quarterfinals

Cabrera scored the game-winning goal for Butler on a penalty kick in the Bulldogs’ Big East...

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Cincinnati Bearcats upset #2 Syracuse Orange

Justin Jackson finishes the game off as UC upsets 2nd ranked Syracuse in the Big East Tournament semi-finals game.Post game interviews with Mick Cronin...

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Big second half helps Marquette top Purdue 65-55

Golden Eagles rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit to defeat the Purdue Boilermakers 65-55 as part of the annual Gavitt Tipoff Games between the Big...

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No. 3 Mich. St. faces tough test at No. 12 Seton Hall

Emotions are running high throughout the Michigan State basketball program, but it has nothing to do...

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Butler women’s cross country wins Big East, looks ahead to Great Lakes Regionals

The team won its first Big East Championship on Nov. 2, but the season is not over.

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Reed scores 25, DePaul blasts Iowa 93-78

DePaul's Paul Reed was named the most improved player in the Big East last season. Reed is still getting better by the day, leading the resurgent Blue...

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