Big East lunchtime links

  • The Sugar Bowl loss is helping motivate the Bearcats, Bill Koch writes in the Cincinnati Enquirer.

  • News and notes from UConn's seventh spring practice, courtesy of the Hartford Courant's Desmond Conner.

  • Tight end Nick Provo is glad to be back on the field, Nolan Weidner says in the Syracuse Post-Standard.

  • Anthony Davis, who skipped Rutgers' pro day, held a private workout for several NFL teams, Manish Mehta writes in The Star-Ledger.

  • Matt Grothe's comeback continued with a workout for scouts at South Florida's pro day, Scott Carter says in the Tampa Tribune.