February 13, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Providence Friars guard Bryce Cotton (11) drives to the basket against the South Florida Bulls during the second half at the Sun Dome. Providence Friars defeated the South Florida Bulls 76-66. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Morning Dump for 10/17/13; Big East Style


The Morning Dump is a daily post compiling a list of links and commentary of various Big East topics.

 

Countdown to the first games of the college basketball season:  22 days

 

 

 

  • There was a Josh Smith update yesterday from John Thompson III:  Georgetown still doesn’t know when he will be ruled eligible.  It is expected, at the very latest, that he will be eligible starting the second semester, which is the start of conference play.

 

 

  • Gary Parrish, college basketball insider for CBS Sports, compiled a list of the 30 best guards in the country.  Three Big East players – Semaj Christon, Bryce Cotton and Markel Starks – made the list of 30.

 

 

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