Jacob Murrell, Georgetown, So., F (Forest Hill, Md.)
Whether it was with the sizzling Mediterranean sun or the pristine beaches of the Bahamas, numerous college basketball programs took summer trips abroad last month for a series of exhibition games. The goal? To get better.
The 2023 BIG EAST Preseason Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Poll was unveiled on Thursday and after winning its sixth BIG EAST Championship in the last seven seasons, Georgetown was projected to remain at the top of the conference as the upcoming season is set to begin. Two Hoyas earned preseason major awards as graduate student midfielder Julia Leas was selected as BIG EAST Preseason Defensive Player of the Year and graduate Allie Augur was voted BIG EAST Preseason Goalkeeper of the Year, both by unanimous votes. Rounding out the major award winners was Butler redshirt senior forward Abby Isger who was picked BIG EAST Preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Isger, Leas and Augur all earned major awards following the 2022 season and enter 2023 as the reigning BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and Goalkeeper of the Year. The poll, major awards and Preseason All-BIG EAST Team are decided by a vote of the league’s head coaches who are not permitted to vote for their own teams.
How do you follow your first appearance in the Elite Eight in 82 years?
College basketball programs nationwide capitalize on an NCAA rule that grants them the exciting opportunity to embark on an international trip every four years during the Summer.
The Creighton men’s basketball team will get some experience before the season officially starts in November.
The first steps on the road to Glendale, Arizona, home of the 2024 Final Four, begin for a stacked Creighton Bluejays squad this August in the Bahamas.
Creighton men's basketball boasts 25 NCAA Tournament appearances spread across eight decades, 20 conference championships, five runs to the Sweet 16 — two of which have come in the past three seasons — and a bevy of standout players who left lasting impressions on the game during their time as Bluejays.
Behind the arm of graduate pitcher Brant Alazaus and the bat of graduate shortstop Jack Housinger, Xavier weathered the storm to win a nail-biter at Prasco Park on Saturday night and secure the program’s fourth BIG EAST Baseball Championship title.
On the eve of the 2023 BIG EAST Baseball Championship Presented by JEEP, the conference announced the regular-season awards and all-conference teams.
Six teams. Four days. One goal.
The 2023 BIG EAST Softball major awards and all-conference selections were released Tuesday, ahead of the BIG EAST Softball Championship Presented by Jeep, which begins Wednesday.
There’s a new era of the BIG EAST Softball Championship on the horizon.
The BIG EAST Softball regular season is over and it’s time to crown a champion.
In the context of the BIG EAST baseball season, can pressure really make diamonds?