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Old Big East To Become ‘American Athletic Conference’

The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.

04/04/2013

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(AUDIO) Willie Taggart Previews Spring With Booger and Rich

University of South Florida head coach Willie Taggart joined Booger and Rich today to talk about the start of spring practice.  Coach Taggart talked about what he wants to see from the team, and who […]

98.7 The Fan–03/18/2013

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Marquette Coach Buzz Williams Leads Team Despite Never Playing College Basketball

It’s a rarity at this level, in any sport, for a head coach to have had no playing experience in college. It hasn’t prevented Williams from guiding Marquette to the Sweet 16 the last two seasons and a 60-30 regular season record in the Big East.

03/18/2013

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Big East: One More Time, With Feeling

The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.

03/18/2013

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Five Things: Goodbye Big East, Buckeyes Win Big Ten, And West Coast Blues

Yesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.

03/18/2013

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Rothstein Files: Previewing The 9 Major Conference Tourneys With Predictions

Jim Larranaga’s team has had a banner season, but they’ll likely have to beat Duke for a second time this season — this time with Ryan Kelly — to reinforce their potential to go deep in the NCAA Tournament.

03/13/2013

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Seton Hall Defeats South Florida In OT In Opening Round Of Big East Tournament

The Seton Hall Pirates (15-17) waited until the final minute of regulation to make it interesting, but the team from South Orange rallied in overtime to a 46-42 victory over the South Florida Bulls (12-19).

03/13/2013

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Notre Dame To Join ACC Next Season

Notre Dame will join the Atlantic Coast Conference starting next season, a year earlier than expected, following the split among the Big East’s football schools and seven Catholic schools that forming their own basketball-focused conference.

03/13/2013

Head coach Stan Heath of the South Florida Bulls. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Bulls Fall To Marquette 63-50

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Vander Blue scored a career-high 30 points to lead No. 25 Marquette to a 63-50 victory over South Florida on Monday night as the Golden Eagles moved into a first-place tie with […]

98.7 The Fan–01/28/2013

Head coach Stan Heath of the South Florida Bulls. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Seton Hall beats South Florida 55-47, halts skid

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Fuquan Edwin scored 16 points and Brandon Mobley added 14, leading Seton Hall to a 55-47 victory over South Florida on Wednesday night. The victory snapped a four-game losing streak for […]

98.7 The Fan–01/23/2013

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