Big East Blog | Matt Harvey

Thu, 01/24/2019
Player of the Week Phil Booth, G, Senior, Villanova Wildcats Phil BoothLike many figured, it was only a matter of time before the defending national champion Villanova Wildcats found their footing after a rocky start to the season. Phil Booth hasn’t been the only reason for their resurgence...
Sun, 01/20/2019
Player of the Week Femi Olujobi, F, Senior, DePaul Blue Demons Femi Olujobi / The DePauliaIt has been a season of ups and downs so far for DePaul, but they got a huge boost with a 79-71 win on the road at 24th ranked St. John’s. Leading the charge for the Blue Demons was senior forward Femi...
Thu, 01/10/2019
Player of the Week Markus Howard, G, Junior, Marquette Golden Eagles Marcus HowardIt’s like a broken record to put Howard here at this spot again. But it’s necessary. And rightfully so after what Howard did on Wednesday. On the road at Creighton, the Golden Eagles were ranked 21st...
Wed, 12/26/2018
Player of the Week Max Strus, Senior, G, DePaul Blue Demons Max StrusIt’s been quite a senior sendoff for the 6-6 guard from Hickory Hills, Illinois. Last Friday’s performance against UIC made it quite clear that he is going to be tough to stop this season. Strus went for a career...
Sat, 12/15/2018
Players of the Week The Myles’ Myles Cale and Myles Powell Myles Cale and Myles PowellThe Seton Hall Pirates had lost a lot of talent from 2017-2018 and were sitting middle of the pack on Saturday when they took on Kentucky in the Citi Hoops Classic in the Garden. Thanks to the heroics and...
Fri, 12/07/2018
Player of the Week Markus Howard, G, Junior, Marquette Golden Eagles Markus HowardFor the second time on this young Big East season, Markus Howard dazzled enough to make Player of the Week. And it’s really no surprise. Howard is already tied for first in the Big East with 22.4 ppg and he...
Fri, 11/30/2018
Player of the Week Dhamir Cosby Roundtree, F, Sophomore, Villanova Wildcats Dhamir Cosby-RoundtreeOverall, it was kind of a slow week of Big East basketball. With multiple teams playing in neutral site tournaments over the past week and weekend, many teams had breaks from the start of the week...
Sun, 11/25/2018
Player of the Week TyShon Alexander, G, Sophomore, Creighton Bluejays Ty-Shon AlexanderComing in at the top this week in the Big East is Creighton’s Ty-Shon Alexander. Alexander erupted this past week for the Bluejays, leading them to the Cayman Island Classic title. In the three games of...
Tue, 11/20/2018
With just a little over a week in the books for the Big East, there are many takeaways. Each team has at least two games played and many things happened that were expected, surprising and flat out amazing. With such a small sample size thus far, it’s tough to distinguish many player’s...
Mon, 03/19/2018
The Big East regular season and tournament has concluded and the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament are complete. With six Big East teams making the Big Dance, it’s time to wrap up the season and give the final takes of the blog this year, with season ending awards for the best players...