Updated BIG EAST Notes
Of the four league games on Tuesday night, two of them went down to the wire. No. 13/12 Louisville (16-4, 4-2) held on for a 64-63 win at Marquette (10-8, 2-3 BIG EAST) in a game televised on the CBS Sports Network.
DePaul (15-5, 4-2 BIG EAST) picked up a 51-45 win at Cincinnati (8-10, 0-5 BIG EAST) as sophomore Brittany Hrynko scored 19 points and made four free throws in the final 15.7 seconds to seal it. The Blue Demons held Cincinnati to just 14 first-half points.
Elsewhere, Rutgers (11-7, 2-3 BIG EAST) beat Georgetown (11-8, 2-4 BIG EAST) at home in a game televised on the CBS Sports Network. The Scarlet Knights improved to 9-1 at home this year.
In addition, USF (13-5, 2-3 BIG EAST) won at Seton Hall (7-12, 2-4 BIG EAST) by the score of 74-52. The Bulls have 13 wins this year and already surpassed their total from last season (12).
Three league games are set for Wednesday, including a lunch-time special.
Wed. Jan. 23
RV/22 SYRACUSE AT ST. JOHN’S 11:30 a.m. – Watch on ESPN3 here
2/3 NOTRE DAME AT PITTSBURGH 7:00 p.m.
RV/25 VILLANOVA AT PROVIDENCE 7:00 p.m.
Material from interviews, school websites, the Associated Press wire service as well as league and team sources was used in this report. All times are Eastern