Tuesday, October 17, 2017

What to look for at Big East media day

                                                        Photo Credit: Geno Green

With college football at the halfway point for most teams, the winter of college basketball lurks right behind as most of the power conferences are holding Media Days this week.

The Big East steps into the spotlight on Wednesday as it hosts its annual Media Day at Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y.

With defending four-time regular season conference champion Villanova picked as the favorite once more in a league which produced seven NCAA Tournament teams last season, with Xavier going the farthest in the Elite Eight.

Here are the players expected to attend Big East Media Day:

Villanova Wildcats:

Jalen Brunson

Mikal Bridges

Phil Booth

Xavier Musketeers:

Trevon Bluiett

JP Macura

Sean O’Mara

Kerem Kanter

Seton Hall Pirates:

Angel Delgado

Khadeen Carrington

Desi Rodriguez

St. John’s Red Storm:

Shamorie Ponds

Marcus Lovett

Bashir Ahmed

Amar Alibegovic

Providence Friars:

Kyron Cartwright

Rodney Bullock

Alpha Diallo

Kalif Young

Marquette Golden Eagles:

Markus Howard

Andrew Rowsey

Georgetown Hoyas:

Jesse Govan

Marcus Derrickson

DePaul Blue Demons:

Eli Cain

Brandon Cyrus

Max Strus

Creighton Blue Jays:

Marcus Foster

Khyri Thomas

Butler Bulldogs:

Tyler Wideman

Kamar Baldwin

Kelan Martin