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"Big lights will inspire you, hear it for New York." I keep telling myself that we need to enjoy this while we can, but damn, this team is going to give me an ulcer...or worse. Big East Finals baby!!!! And perhaps a #1 seed at stake. If that doesn't inspire you...check your pulse. Enjoy the game and have a great weekend!!!! Keep the tips, suggestions and requests coming. (Updated 11:45 am, added video) New York: It's a state of mind...
What You May Have Missed:
Mountaineers edge Notre Dame, eye first Big East tournament title - ESPN
Recap, photos, highlights, stats, etc.
WVU Presser: WVU vs Notre Dame - WVIllustrated.com
3 Post-game videos
West Virginia Keeps Making its Case - SI.com
"There’s only one thing left that matters at the Big East tournament: Whether West Virginia can distinguish itself enough to win a No. 1 seed on Selection Sunday."
Quote Lines II - BGN
"Here's what the coaches and players were saying after West Virginia's 53-51 win over Notre Dame in the semifinals of the Big East men's basketball tournament."
Broadcaster Bill Raftery prepares for his 28th NCAA tournament - SI.com
SEND IT IN JEROME!!!!
News of Note:
West Virginia moving forward - ESPN
"There isn't a whole lot of pretense to Bob Huggins. He is honest, sometimes cuttingly so. He can be gruff. He can be rough."
Mountaineers Advance to Big East Finals! - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Article and audio link
Around the League (and Beyond):
What's On Tap:
Big East Tournament Finals from Madison Square Garden in New York City on ESPN
#8 Georgetown Hoyas vs. #3 West Virginia Mountaineers - ESPN
9 pm tonight. Mountaineers are giving 2.
Videos of Interest:
Videos of (Dis)Interest:
I don't want to jinx it, so...
This Sunday marks the start of the HBO mini-series covering WWII in the Pacific. From what I've read, think Band of Brothers, but MORE realistic.
SXSW Gallery of the Week:
Today's Miss Throwdown is British actress making her first real waves in the US in the new movie She's Out of Your League. Here's Alice Eve.
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