Big East Breakdown: A Primer For Conference Play

The Big East conference kicks off in earnest today, and based on how the league performed during the first two months of the season, it’s quite clear that the Big East’s obituary was premature. Continue reading “Big East Breakdown: A Primer For Conference Play”

Big East Tempo-Free Metrics: Week Two

The Big East has become a bit clearer in the second week of conference play, but the conference’s gut — teams ranked fourth through sixth in the chart below — is still considerably murky. The efficiency margin separating Georgetown, Marquette, and Providence ranges up to .05, too small a margin to predict which team might pose a challenge to the conference’s top tier. Continue reading “Big East Tempo-Free Metrics: Week Two”