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Big East Tournament Preview: #6 Creighton Bluejays

It’s Villanova’s third straight time making it to the Big East Tournament finals, while this is Creighton’s first finals appearance. Will experience come on top?

Big East Tournament Preview: #5 Seton Hall Pirates

Since conference realignment, only one team has beaten Villanova each year. It also happens to be the same team that’s 2-0 against the ‘Cats at the Garden during that stretch. Can Villanova put an end to that in a Big East Tournament Championship Game rematch?

Big East Tournament Preview: #8 St. John’s Red Storm

The Wildcats begin Big East Tournament play with a Thursday matinee against the hometown team.

The Complete 2017 Big East Tournament Preview and Primer

Villanova captured the regular season title for the fourth consecutive year. After falling just short of the Big East Tournament championship, it will try to make it back to the finals for the third season in a row. Wednesday marks the beginning of the Big East Tournament in New York. Over half of the Big East teams are currently slated to go dancing later in March, but a couple of those could use a few more wins to add to their resume and solidify a spot. Here’s an in-depth look at the Big East Tournament.

Big East Tournament Preview: #4 Providence Friars

#1 Villanova Wildcats (28-4) vs. #4 Providence Friars (23-9) When: Friday, March 11, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. Where: Madison Square Garden, N.Y. Coverage: Fox Sports 1 Results of Previous Meetings: – Providence won 82-76 in overtime at the Wells Fargo Center on January 26 – Villanova won 72-60 at Providence on February 6 How The… Read More ›

The Complete 2016 Big East Tournament Primer

Villanova captured the regular season title for the third consecutive year. Now, it will have a chance to earn another trophy and defend the title. Wednesday marks the beginning of the Big East Tournament in New York. A few Big East teams are slated to go dancing later in March, while a couple of teams could… Read More ›

And Then There Were Two…The Big East Tournament Championship Game

After a quick one-day hiatus after a crushing blow, I am back. Tonight, there will be a Big East champion. There’s been a number of shockers and surprises. Providence will take on Creighton tonight for the Big East crown. Providence had a close call with St. John’s after having a big lead early on. They… Read More ›

The Complete 2014 Big East Tournament Preview, Analysis, & Prediction

Villanova may have won the regular season Big East title, but now there’s another coveted trophy up for grabs. Tomorrow marks the start of the postseason, and as all coaches will say, everyone’s record is 0-0. For some teams that have a shaky tournament resume, winning the tournament will punch them a ticket to the… Read More ›

About The Author

Eugene Rapay '16 created "The Bench Mob" in November 2013. He joined the Villanova Times in 2012 as a writer. A Westchester, NY native, who will bring top quality coverage of all things Villanova sports.


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