Big East

Creighton Bluejays guard Morgan Maly (30) celebrates with her teammates after making the winning basket in the BIG EAST Tournament. The team is wearing white and blue home jerseys.

BIG EAST Road Trip celebrates conference’s rich basketball tradition

By Tee Baker / January 15, 2024

‘The BIG EAST is a proud basketball conference’

UConn head coach Geno Auriemma smiles on the sidelines during the Huskies' game against Southern Connecticut State on Nov. 4, 2023 at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Conn.

In light of Nick Saban retiring, how close are we to a sport without Geno Auriemma?

By Em Adler / January 14, 2024

And what will it mean when the greatest coach in women’s basketball history finally steps away?

Members of the UConn women's basketball team gather in a huddle. They are wearing home white jerseys. The back of Ice Brady's No. 25 jersey is pictured in the forefront.

Aubrey Griffin’s season-ending injury forces UConn to pivot yet again

By Tee Baker / January 10, 2024

Huskies face uncertainty after loss of key veteran

St. John's players celebrate together on the court at MSG following a win over Villanova. They are wearing white and red home uniforms.

St. John’s opens conference play with confidence-boosting win at MSG

By Tee Baker / December 18, 2023

Red Storm show toughness down the stretch to clinch conference win

UConn guard Paige Bueckers is pictured exhaling while preparing for a free throw. She is wearing a white UConn home jersey.

Can Paige Bueckers evoke Diana Taurasi’s 2002-03 UConn season?

By Tee Baker / December 14, 2023

UConn’s past offers clues about its immediate future

UConn junior Azzi Fudd watches from the bench while teammates warm up. She is wearing UConn's black warm up uniform.

Connecticut can’t catch an injury break, and there’s no simple fix

By Lucas Seehafer / December 13, 2023

Sometimes, life just isn’t fair

URI head coach Tammi Reiss, Rhode Island governor Dan McKee and Providence head coach Erin Batth pose for a photograph. McKee is holding a commemorative basketball in recognition of the state rivalry game.

Sights and sounds from Providence-Rhode Island barnburner

By Tee Baker / December 8, 2023

Ocean State classic comes down to the final seconds

Seton Hall head coach Tony Bozzella is pictured in a suit and tie holding a BIG EAST-branded basketball. He is standing against a shimmering black and gold backdrop.

BIG EAST notebook: Tony Bozzella reaches 500 wins, Lucy Olsen is a baller

By Tee Baker / December 3, 2023

Top stories from around the conference

Basketball players Charlisse Leger-Walker and Paige Bueckers are pictured side to side over the Locked on Women's Basketball overlay. The episode title reads Prospects of the Week.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Analyzing Charlisse Leger-Walker’s prospects and Paige Bueckers’ defensive growth

By The Next / November 25, 2023

‘One of the best prospect performances of the season thus far’

UConn junior Azzi Fudd watches from the bench while teammates warm up. She is wearing UConn's black warm up uniform.

UConn junior Azzi Fudd will miss 2023-24 season with an ACL injury

By Tee Baker / November 22, 2023

‘We’re all just so upset for Azzi’