Only one game on the Sunday BIG EAST slate -- Providence at Seton Hall. The Friars are looking to end a five-game losing streak, while the Pirates have dropped their last two contests.
In a review of Saturday’s league play, visiting teams posted a 4-2 record. The most head-turning road win was produced by Connecticut which ended Notre Dame’s 17-game home winning streak with a 65-58 win. The Huskies scored the last seven points of the game.
Marquette was a road winner, holding off Pittsburgh 74-67 in overtime. Vander Blue led the Golden Eagles with 22 points.
Georgetown had an easier-than-expected 67-51 victory against St. John’s at Madison Square Garden. Otto Porter posted 19 points and 14 rebounds for the Hoyas.
Cincinnati was the fourth road winning team when it subdued Rutgers 68-58 Saturday night. The Bearcats are 6-0 away from home this season.
Syracuse and Louisville were the two teams that won at home. The Orange defeated stubborn Villanova 72-61. SU held the Wildcats to 31.5 percent shooting. Louisville used 12 points and 16 rebounds from Gorgui Dieng to beat USF 64-38.
In league play, road teams are a surprising 15-10 so far this season.