St. John’s Falls to Xavier, Turns Attention Toward 2018-19

National Player of the Year candidate Trevon Bluiett would hear nothing of a first round scare. The Musketeers’ star scored 18 of his game-high 27 points after the break as top-seeded Xavier ousted St. John’s 88-60 in the quarterfinal round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Continue reading “St. John’s Falls to Xavier, Turns Attention Toward 2018-19”

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Seton Hall Overcomes Quick Turnaround, Survives St. John’s In OT

Seton Hall survived a scare from St. John’s Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden to bolster its NCAA Tournament resume and maintain its position in the middle of the Big East standings. Khadeen Carrington led five Pirates in double figures as they took down the Red Storm 81-74 in overtime. Continue reading “Seton Hall Overcomes Quick Turnaround, Survives St. John’s In OT”

Discussing the NIT: Feb. 19, 2018

Conference season is winding down and my end-of-season NIT projection is starting to look quite similar to some “if the season ended today” NCAA Tournament projections. I released a new bracket this morning and it’s probably time I took a moment to discuss some of the more controversial points. Continue reading “Discussing the NIT: Feb. 19, 2018”