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Morning Cup O' Mud: West Virginia Sues The Big East

So while I was away from the computer for most of yesterday, the hill people did something, um, how do I say this. Outrageous? Ludicrous? Spectacular? No matter how you slice it, the easiest way to think about it is that it's just another day in the Big East.

I don't have words right now to really break down how nuts this whole thing is, so I'll let Brian Ewart handle it.

WVU Sues the Big East
According to an email obtained by CBS Sports, the Big East was notified today that West Virginia University has filed a suit against the Big East to attempt to avoid giving the 27 months notice required by conference bylaws.

Big East big loser in conference realignment, while ACC comes out stronger than ever
About a week ago, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins was singing the virtues of a Big East Conference that had already been poached of Pittsburgh and Syracuse.

Villanova's JayVaughn Pinkston likely starter despite 'rust'
Villanova coach Jay Wright said Monday he would project forward JayVaughn Pinkston as a starter for the Wildcats despite "rust" that has accumulated on his game as a result of last season’s suspension.

Conference Countdown: No. 1 -- Big East
The Big East these days is more about what it won't be. So Jeff Goodman says catch the nation's top conference now while it still packs Final Four potential in national champ UConn, Syracuse, Louisville and Pitt.

Rally Falls Short as Wildcats Drop a 3-2 Contest at Seton Hall
Four players notched double figure kills, but it was not enough as the Villanova volleyball team (15-10, 7-4 BIG EAST) fell 3-2 (19-25, 22-25, 25-26, 25-28, 15-9) at Seton Hall on Sunday.

St. Joe's Prep junior guard Steve Vasturia commits to play basketball at Notre Dame
St. Joseph's Prep junior guard Steve Vasturia will announce his decision to play college basketball at Notre Dame in a 2:30 p.m. Tuesday press conference in the school's library. Prep coach Speedy Morris said Vasturia, a 6-foot-4, 180-pound combination guard, also visited Boston College, Georgetown, Northwestern, Villanova, and Temple.