Big East Conference
The conference formerly known as the Big East released its logo on Thursday as part of the rebranding of the new conference.
Nick Russell scored 25 points and SMU beat Missouri State 62-61 Sunday in the third-place game of the Hoops for Hope Classic.
The Big East has filed a lawsuit against TCU for failing to pay the conference $5 million after the school reneged on an agreement to become a member and chose to join the Big 12 instead.
SMU has announced athletic director Steve Orsini has been fired, effective immediately.
The college sports landscape of North Texas is changing yet again.
A person familiar with the deal says SMU and Larry Brown have an agreement in place for the Hall of Famer to become the next men’s basketball coach of the Mustangs.
Navy plays at SMU on Saturday after finally ending its six-game losing streak.
Interim Big 12 Commissioner Chuck Neinas says the conference has no plans to expand further prior to next season.
TCU accepted an invitation to join the Big 12 on Monday night, seizing an opportunity to be a part of a conference with natural geographic rivals despite the league’s recent instability.
The 14th-ranked Horned Frogs will move to the Big East Conference next season, a league with an automatic BCS berth.
Butler coach Brad Stevens loves an underdog, whether it’s his team back in the Final Four or Connecticut making an unprecedented five-games-in-five-nights run through the Big East tournament.
When it’s win or go home, nobody’s better than Kemba and the kids.