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Sunday Links: Big East


  • Former Rutgers tight end and current executive vice president for content at the CBS College Sports Network, Tim Pernetti, is being considered to replace Big East commissioner Mike Tranghese, who is retiring at the end of June. Per the article, the league hopes to be done with its search by the end of November.


  • Although the offense wasn't high-flying and the penalties were abundant, but Cincinnati pulled out a 13-10 victory over Rutgers with play from the special teams and defense, writes the Enquirer's Bill Koch. In his blog, Koch says QB Tony Pike will be back for Cincy's matchup with UConn Oct. 25.
  • Tom Luicci's lede pretty much sums this one up on the Rutgers side of things. Even with Kordell Young, the offense was stagnant. Luicci also fields his usual Sunday questions.
  • Nothing too great came out of the Mountaineers skidding by the Color Orange yesterday. Jarret Brown's performance didn't blow anyone away against the 101st-best pass defense and 106th-best rush defense in the country.
  • Syracuse blew it. Who'd a thunk it?
  • Louisville won against Memphis when it shouldn't have right after losing against UConn the week before when it should've won, writes Courier-Journal columnist Rick Bozich. That could possibly be the most confusing grammatically correct sentence I've ever written.
  • Big East roundup, courtesy of the conference's site.

Men's Basketball

  • Louisville bagged another talented big man for its 2010 class: 6-10 junior Jeremy Tyler (San Diego High School), Rivals' No. 9-rated player overall from the '10 class.