Providence head coach Ed Cooley ready to build — Dime Magazine link

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Throwback Thursday: Chris Mullin, St. John’s

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This summer Chris Mullin got inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame as a player. A season before he was a part of the 1992 Dream Team that made the trip to Springfield, Mass.

People forget how amazing Mullin was and how he dominated the Big East during his times at St. John’s.

He was an unreal three Big East Player of the Years and led the Johnnies to the Final Four in 1985.

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Cuse, UConn tie at top of preseason rankings

2011-12 Preseason Coaches’ Poll

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1. Connecticut (7) 209
Syracuse (5) 209
3. Louisville (3) 201
4. Pittsburgh (1) 188
5. Cincinnati 169
6. Marquette 155
7. West Virginia 132
8. Villanova 127
9. Notre Dame 114
10. Georgetown 104
11. Rutgers 75

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12. St. John’s 71
13. Seton Hall 56
14. USF 43
15. Providence 40
16. DePaul 27

courtesy of BigEast.org

Big East News: Mountain West merges with Conference USA; Midnight Madness highlights

Photo courtesy of USA Today

Mountain West merger with Conference USA hurts Big East expansion – SportingNews.com

Syracuse’s Legend’s Game highlights – Syracuse.com