Saturday’s results showed an 8-0 record for BIG EAST teams. All five ranked squads were in action.
Three of the five ranked teams won away from home. No. 6/6 Louisville rallied to win 87-78 at Memphis. No. 11/12 Cincinnati traveled to Marshall and prevailed 72-56. No. 22/24 Notre Dame defeated Purdue 81-68 in Indianapolis. No. 4/4 Syracuse played at home and defeated Canisius 85-61. No. 15/21 Georgetown beat Western Carolina 81-68 at the Verizon Center.
Sunday’s schedule includes four games with all four BIG EAST teams playing at home. Three of the conference squads are trying to increase winning streaks to three
Rutgers tries to win its third game in a row when it hosts UAB. Seton Hall looks for its third straight win when it plays North Carolina A&T at the Prudential Center. Villanova aims for its third consecutive victory when it hosts Delaware on ESPNU.
Later in the afternoon, DePaul meets Northern Illinois at home. The Blue Demons are on a five-game winning streak.