The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
Saturday’s action was memorable, as a familiar Goliath slayer handed the No. 1 team its first loss, and a top-10 battle went down to the wire. There were other impressive performances and more conference realignment news. Here’s what happened this weekend in college basketball.