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Player of the Week

Markus Howard, G, Junior, Marquette Golden Eagles

Markus HowardMarkus 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.

Cats Back on Track

Player of the Week

Dhamir Cosby Roundtree, F, Sophomore, Villanova Wildcats

Dhamir Cosby-RoundtreeDhamir 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 all the way to the weekend. But with those tournaments brought some Big East champions, like St. John’s, Creighton and Butler.

Bird of Paradise

Player of the Week

TyShon Alexander, G, Sophomore, Creighton Bluejays

Ty-Shon AlexanderTy-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.

Scoring Machine

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 performances from the others, but here are the biggest takeaways from the first week.

Player of the Week

Markus Howard, G, Junior, Marquette Golden Eagles

Big East Conference Wrap Up

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 and coaches, and name the first, second and defensive All-Big East teams.

Player of the Year


Jalen Brunson, G, Junior, Villanova Wildcats

Let's Dance!

Now that the regular season is over, the Big East Tournament is upon us. There are a couple bubble teams in the Big East heading into the tourney and this is their last shot to impress the committee and make it to the Big Dance. This blog is solely devoted to performances over this week at Madison Square Garden.

Player of the Week

Trevon Bluiett, G, Senior, Xavier Musketeers

Super Nova

Player of the Week

Jalen Brunson, G, Junior, Villanova Wildcats

Jalen BrunsonJalen BrunsonJalen Brunson just keeps further cementing his status as frontrunner for the Wooden Award to the best player in the country. While there are a couple other players in the running, Brunson enjoys the luxury and has the advantage of having his team near the top of the national rankings.

The Real Kelan

Player of the Week

Kelan Martin, F, Senior, Butler Bulldogs

Ya Blew It!

Player of the Week

Trevon Bluiett, G, Senior, Xavier Musketeers

Big Fish

Player of the Week

Shamorie Ponds, G, Sophomore, St. John’s Red Storm

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