Big East Women's Hoops: 5 At-Large Teams Eyeing The NCAA Tournament
Mar 4, 2021March is here and Madness descends on Mohegan Sun Arena, host site of the Big East Tournament.
Big East Women's Notes: DePaul Stumbles, Marquette Streaking
Feb 23, 2021The status quo has prevailed most weeks in the Big East. The Connecticut women are undefeated. DePaul and Marquette have held steady in the second tier, not challenging UConn, but also avoiding losses to the bottom of the conference.
Big East Women's Notes: Seton Hall Slides, 'Nova Returns
Feb 17, 2021Seton Hall’s NCAA Tournament hopes were dealt a pair of swift blows over the past several days.
UConn And The Idea Of The Moral Victory
Feb 12, 2021As the adage goes, there are no moral victories. It’s applicable in most areas of high-level sports—nobody has won a moral victory trophy and a win-loss record doesn’t quantify the grey area of playing really well but falling to a superior opponent.
Big East Women's Notes: UConn Back On Top
Feb 9, 2021Eleven days after they were upset by Arkansas, Connecticut is poised to once again claim the #1 ranking in the country.
The Four Most Underrated Players In The Big East
Feb 5, 2021UConn, rightfully, commands a good portion of the headlines about the Big East.
Big East Women's Notes: UConn's Emphatic Response To Their First Loss
Feb 3, 2021After opening the season a perfect 10-0, [team:Connecticut] was upset by #19 Arkansas, 90-87 last week. UConn trailed by 10 entering the fourth quarter, but pulled ahead on an Evian Westbrook three-pointer with 5:30 remaining.
The Six Most Important Games Remaining In The Big East
Jan 28, 2021For most teams in the Big East, the halfway point in the season is fast approaching. Connecticut is dominating, DePaul is solid and three other teams are trying to make their way to the NCAA Tournament. There are no guarantees with the schedule this year, but let’s look at some of the most consequential games remaining on the calendar:
Big East Women's Notes: Can the Big East Get 5 Tourney Teams?
Jan 26, 2021Each week, the Big East’s representation in the AP Top 25 has remained mostly static. Yes, [team:Connecticut] and [team:DePaul] have moved up and down a spot here or there, but there has been no major movement from either team and no signals that another conference team can break into the poll.
Ranking The Women's Big East Teams
Jan 21, 2021Some Big East teams have played 10 games this season. Others have managed to get in just five.
Big East Women's Notes: Dynamic Backcourt Forming At Seton Hall
Jan 19, 2021It was a light slate of games last week in the [category:Big East] as several programs were on pause because of COVID-19 protocols. But there were still some notable performances including the emergence of a transfer who will make an impact this season.
One Stat To Explain Each Big East Team
Jan 14, 2021With all the postponements, cancelations, and programs on pause, it's difficult to say exactly where we are in the Big East season. Some programs have played a robust schedule, others are just getting started. But it's not too early to dig into the stats and try to make sense of where each team sits in the standings.
Big East Women's Notes: Can St. John's Close The Gap?
Jan 12, 2021The women's basketball season continues to be hampered by postponements. Last week, UConn's showdown with Baylor was called off after Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey tested positive for COVID-19.
The 4 Biggest Surprises In The Big East
Jan 8, 2021[team:Connecticut]'s dominance was expected, as was the individual brilliance of [team:Villanova]’s Maddy Siegrist. But the first month of Big East women's basketball has had some surprises. Here are four of the biggest:
The Ultimate Measuring Stick: UConn Forges Ahead In The Big East
Jan 7, 2021Being the new kid in the neighborhood can be intimidating — not so for Connecticut in its return to the Big East.