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Fox Sports Big East Preview

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Today yet another math-challenged "guru," Jeff Goodman of Fox Sports, published his basketball preview of the Big East Conference. He says, "after the league was as dominant as ever a year ago, the Big East lost plenty of its star power and should take a significant step down this season." Nevertheless, he thinks Villanova, West Virginia, UConn, Louisville and Georgetown are legitimate Sweet 16 contenders. Here’s what he has to say about Nova:

Projected Conference Standing: #2 behind West Virginia

Team Outlook: "Returns three (?) guards from last year's Final Four club, and Jay Wright also brings in a heralded freshman class. But the key will be whether the Wildcats can replace Dante Cunningham's production and maybe more important, his leadership."

All Conference Team: Scottie Reynolds, SG,  is the lone Nova representative

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