Cardinals win Big East title outright

Originally Published: March 7, 2009
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Rick Pitino had the calls made to every player's room that it was time to get to the lobby and board the bus for practice.

But there was still five minutes left in the Pitt-Connecticut game. The players weren't leaving.

Seniors Terrence Williams and Andre McGee roomed together and the team's captains weren't about to turn off the television. They needed to see if Pitt could hold on to its lead against UConn, giving the Cardinals the chance to win the Big ...

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