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Big East: Top 10 Defensive Stars

November 11th, 2006
Big East

While it’s certainly nice to have a player who can be counted on to score 20 or so points in any particular game, it is just as important to have someone who can hold a player averaging 20 ppg significantly below the individual’s average.

2006-07 Preview: #52 DePaul

October 2nd, 2006
Sophomore Wilson Chandler (11 ppg) is an emerging Big East star.

Big East Player Rankings - Power Forward

September 28th, 2006
Big EastThe task of ranking power forwards is complicated by the fact that some teams do not have a legitimate center and play a combination of two guards and three forwards or three guards and two forwards.  Either way, it becomes necessary to determine which forward would most likely be designated as a 5 and which would be viewed as a 4.

 

Big East Player Rankings - Point Guard

September 13th, 2006
Big EastI have taken on the unenviable task of ranking returning players by position.  One challenge is that on some teams which individuals will start at what positions are not givens.  Consider Louisville.   Brandon Jenkins might start at the 1 or the 2 after he recovers from a broken leg.  Although last year he played primarily at the point, this year he’ll probably play the 2 as I’m betting that Coach Rick Pitino will go with experience in the starting lineup, meaning Andre McGee will get the nod over freshman Edgar Sosa.at point and Jenkins will play off guard over two incoming freshmen.  This first installment focuses on 11 returnees who will likely start at point guard in the 2006-2007 season.