Shatel: Creighton part of luster replacing the old Big East bluster
The days of the Big East being a regional league, dominated by the likes of Georgetown coach John Thompson and star Patrick Ewing, are over. Now, a Midwestern player like Doug McDermott can be the face of the conference.
Posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014 12:00 am
Syracuse had just won the NCAA championship, not to mention the Big 12, having dispatched Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas along the way.
The scribe from Boston in the crumpled suit, who shall remain nameless, walked into the press room at the New Orleans Superdome and puffed out his chest.
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Saturday, January 11, 2014 12:00 am.