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NCAA Basketball

As The Big East Tournament Begins Its Swan Song, Here’s A Look Back At Its Top 5 Moments


From 1980-2013, the Big East Tournament reigned as the single most exciting event in college sports. Hell, in sports in general. On the biggest stage in basketball, mind you. There were no obscure teams. No lopsided match ups. And no mention of anything North Carolina related for 5 days. The most physical, most competitive conference tournament in NCAA basketball will be missed. Good night, sweet prince…

#5: Patrick Ewing’s Hoyas come out swinging against Syracuse…

#4: Kemba Walker keeps hitting game winners, leads the Huskies to 5 straight wins on the way to a National Championship…

#3: St. John’s wins 1986 Championship in their own backyard…

#2: Ray Allen bests Allen Iverson in last seconds of epic showdown…

#1: Uconn Syracuse Big East Championship goes for a record 6 overtimes…

Dishonorable mention: Rutgers St. Johns game ends with a guy throwing the ball out of bounds with time left on the clock and officials don’t seems to care.

Disagree? Feel I left something out? Hit me up on Twitter @DrJakeODonnell and tell me what you think.

Photo via BigEast.org



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