Big East basketball

Big East basketball news with a St. John's angle.

Weekly Rumble, December 16

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The week of the Great Schism. Also, there was a basketball game.

Report: Catholic 7 split not until at least 2014

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There's at least another season of Big East play likely, as the various programs sort out the monetary and legal issues of a Big East split.

Big East's Catholics nearing decision to leave

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The next 48 hours should see a statement from the basketball-only schools about their decision to move on from the Big East... or not.

The A10 allure & preserving the Big East brand

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Discussing the appeal of the Atlantic Ten and Steve Lavin's comments about St. John's unique position.

Estimated effect of realignment on BE Media Deal

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New financial numbers guess at the fallout from conference realignment for the Big East's media deal.

Rutgers Sues Big East for Millions, waiver of fees/ notice of departure

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"Upon information and belief, the new withdrawal fee of $10 million arbitrarily applies to some, but not all, of the Big East football schools, and the effect is to penalize certain members if they seek to withdraw," the complaint states. Rutgers claims that none of the other schools that left the conference were held to the 27-month/$5 million fee standard. "Moreover, the Big East's excusal of noncompliance by Syracuse, Pittsburgh, TCU, and WVU with the 27 month notice provision of the Bylaws constitutes a waiver of this same provision with respect to Rutgers," the complaint states.

Louisville leaves Big East

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Louisville receives an invite to the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Tulane, ECU to Big East

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Rutgers leaves; Tulane joins; the rumor mill centers around Louisville and Connecticut.

Basketball schools brace for realignment fallout

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On Rutgers, Maryland, Connecticut, and this idea that St. John's could go to the ACC.

MSG will host East regional in 2014

But since MSG is the Johnnies home court, it's likely that St. John's can't play in the East region that year.

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