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Predicting the Big East standings and awards

BY KYLE BEERY | SPORTS CONTRIBUTOR It’s that time of year again. College basketball is upon us. With ESPN’s 24-hour Tip-Off Marathon beginning Monday night, and Butler tipping off this weekend, I’m here to bring you my predictions for the Big East Conference. If I hit this on the head, come March, I’ll be the front-runner to

Big East move brings competition

Butler will be joining one of the nation’s premier basketball conferences when it enters the Big East next season. Five teams from the new Big East, including the Butler men’s basketball team, were selected for this season’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament. Marquette (25-8, 14-4 in this season) has been a perennial contender in

Stevens impresses the masses

Lexington—Butler coach Brad Stevens is the worst kept secret in college basketball. Everyone has known that Stevens is a good coach. But this year, people are getting a chance to understand and break down just how good he is. After all, you don’t boast a 12-4 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament record and have

Marquette looking for redemption

Butler is looking to win. Marquette is looking for revenge. Tomorrow’s third round match-up boasts a rematch of the two from the Maui Invitational back in November of this season. Butler beat Marquette on a buzzer-beating, desperation heave from senior guard Rotnei Clarke.  And Marquette hasn’t forgot about it. Marquette guard Vander Blue said that

Butler reported to join Big East next season

ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Andy Katz and Dana O’Neil have reported Butler will join the “Catholic 7” segment of the Big East next season. The Butler Collegian reported in December that the Big East would be splitting and Butler was considering joining the Catholic 7, despite being in its first season in the Atlantic 10 Conference.

Colombo named new editor

The Butler Collegian is not just an award-winning college newspaper. It’s a learning experience for student journalists at all levels, which junior Hayleigh Colombo wants to emphasize as editor-in-chief next year. “In my experience, I have learned the most about journalism through student media,” Colombo said. “The Collegian is a huge learning experience for students,