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ESPN.com's Big East preview

10/20/2010
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Big East Hoops Preview

Fran Fraschilla previews the Big East conference.

Before we get to the Blue Ribbon team-by-team previews, let's hear from Fran Fraschilla as he breaks down the Big East contenders:

For in-depth previews of all 16 Big East teams, check out Blue Ribbon's breakdowns:Insider

Cincinnati

Connecticut

DePaul

Georgetown

Louisville

Marquette

Notre Dame

PittsburghInsider Free
Providence

Rutgers

Seton Hall

South Florida

St. John's

Syracuse

Villanova

West Virginia

More Big East content:

-- Dana O'Neil's "Five Things I Can't Wait To See" in the Big East

-- Eamonn Brennan's wind sprint video preview of the league

-- Chad Ford's breakdown of the Big East's top NBA prospects. (Insider)

-- Mike Hume's five key questions for the conference (Insider)

-- Former Ohio State player Mark Titus previews the Big East from a unique point of view ... the end of the bench (Insider)

-- Profiles of the league's four new head coaches: Oliver Purnell (DePaul), Mike Rice (Rutgers), Steve Lavin (St. John's) and Kevin Willard (Seton Hall).

-- For more Big East coverage in the Nation blog, click here

-- To read all of the Blue Ribbon breakdowns of the teams around the country we've previewed so far, click here

Editor's Note: Check back later in the day for O'Neil's coverage of Big East media day in NYC