With less than a month until the start of the 2019-20 college basketball season, ESPN's conference predictions series begins with the Big East.
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The fields for 13 early-season college basketball tournaments were announced Thursday. Here's your handy guide to all 13 ESPN-aired events.
- Cooley stays with Friars after meeting with U-M
- Sources: U-M interviewing Cooley, Juwan Howard
- UNC headlines 2020 Maui Invitational field
- Olson, Majerus headline college hoops HOF class
Ed Cooley, who interviewed for the coaching vacancy at Michigan, will instead remain with Providence. He has led the Friars to the NCAA tournament in five of his eight seasons.
Providence head coach Ed Cooley and Miami Heat assistant Juwan Howard are expected to interview for the vacant Michigan job.
North Carolina headlines a strong 2020 Maui Invitational field that will also feature Indiana, Stanford and Texas, to name a few.
Longtime coach Lute Olson and the late Rick Majerus headline the College Basketball Hall of Fame 2019 class.
Mason Jones had 18 points and Reggie Chaney posted 14 points and seven blocks as Arkansas defeated Providence 84-72 in the NIT first round on Tuesday night.
Big East teams Butler, Creighton, Georgetown, Providence and Xavier will all have the chance to continue their seasons in the secondary tournament, which starts Tuesday.
Eric Paschall had 20 points and 10 rebounds Thursday, and No. 25 Villanova took control in final nine minutes to beat Providence 73-62 in the quarterfinals of the Big East Conference tournament.
Maliek White scored a career-high 19 points and Providence overcame a slow start to beat Butler for the third time in 16 days, posting an 80-57 victory in the first round of the Big East Conference Tournament on Wednesday night.
A.J. Reeves scored 24 points as Providence beat Butler 83-70 on Saturday. Isaiah Jackson added 20 points for the Friars.
Ty-Shon Alexander scored 17 points, Martin Krampelj added 15 along with 10 rebounds and Creighton held off Providence 76-70 in overtime on Wednesday night, stretching its win streak to four games.
Isaiah Jackson scored 14 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime, and Providence beat Butler 73-67 on Tuesday night.
Sam Hauser had 18 points and 13 rebounds, Sacar Anim scored 18 and No. 11 Marquette raced past Providence 76-58 on Saturday.
Nate Watson tied his career high with 21 points as Providence topped St. John's 78-59 on Wednesday night.
Tyrique Jones had 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead Xavier to a 75-61 win over Providence on Saturday.
Eric Paschall scored 20 of his 25 points in the second half and No. 13 Villanova rebounded from its first Big East loss by running away from Providence 85-67 on Wednesday night.