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Big East Blog | Matt Harvey

Mon, 01/08/2018
Player of the Week Markus Howard, G, Sophomore, Marquette Golden Eagles Markus HowardNo surprise here for the Player of the Week, which goes to one of the best shooters in the country. Howard went off on Wednesday for 52 points on 17-29 shooting and knocking down 11 three-pointers in the Golden...
Tue, 01/02/2018
Conference play has begun and this is the second most important time of the basketball season: Big East play. Villanova suffered their first loss of the season to a gritty Butler team and has Xavier right on their tail. There are several other teams playing well and vying for a top spot by the...
Tue, 12/26/2017
Big East Blog: Week 6 (12/16 – 12/22) Player of the Week Rodney Bullock, F, Senior, Providence Friars Rodney BullockThe 6’8”, 225-pound senior forward for Providence had been playing like the rest of the team until this week: inconsistent and shaky. Some games he went off and...
Fri, 12/15/2017
Player of the Week Jessie Govan, C, Junior, Georgetown Hoyas Jessie GovanYou would have been hard pressed to tell me before the season that this early, if at all in the year, a Georgetown Hoya would be getting top player honors one week. Jessie Govan is absolutely deserving of the honor, though...
Sat, 12/02/2017
Player of the Week Markus Howard, G, Sophomore, Marquette Golden Eagles Markus HowardFor the second straight week, a Golden Eagle shows up on the blog for all the right reasons. Marquette had the conference’s top offense last season and led the nation in three-point shooting. Their leader...
Sun, 11/26/2017
Player of the Week Mikal Bridges, F, Junior, Villanova Wildcats Mikal BridgesVillanova is sitting at 6-0 early in the season, they just defeated Northern Iowa to win the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament Title, and they are expected to move up from their No. 5 ranking with Arizona losing twice in...
Sat, 11/18/2017
It’s still so early in the season, just about a week in yet, and most of the country has a small sample size to watch from. However, there were plenty of takeaways in the Big East after the first week of basketball and many of the usual suspects played like they were supposed to. Player of...
Wed, 03/15/2017
By Jonathan Sauber Player of the Year: Josh Hart, Villanova Josh Hart and Jay WrightA lot of players had good years in the Big East, but Josh Hart is the clear-cut player of the year. Hart has consistently improved each year at Villanova, and this year was no different for the senior. Hart...
Thu, 12/01/2016
Player of the Week Justin Patton, C, Freshman, Creighton Justin PattonJust a freshman, the giant 7-foot redshirt freshman is quickly turning heads and becoming one of the best young centers in college basketball. Patton is averaging 13.0 points per game and a very solid 6.4 rebounds per game....
Fri, 11/18/2016
Talk about a start to the season. Big East teams have won 15 of 16 games played this year. The conference’s only loss so far was Georgetown falling to top 25 Maryland by a single point. I don’t think there has been any surprise with the top dog, Villanova. Their road win against...