Tag Archives: Big East

**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette hosting its first-ever BIG EAST women’s basketball tournament

News release, February 28, 2017

What: At 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 2, Marquette women’s basketball coach Carolyn Kieger and student-athlete Natisha Hiedeman will be available for interviews at the Al McGuire Center (770 N. 12th St.) to preview the 2017 BIG EAST women’s basketball tournament. Marquette is hosting this year’s tournament, which begins at the Al McGuire Center on […]


NCAA President Dr. Mark Emmert to visit Marquette

News release, August 6, 2013

Will join “On the Issues” forum at Marquette Law School, meet student-athletes NCAA President Dr. Mark Emmert will be the featured guest in an “On the Issues” public policy forum at Marquette Law School and attend a series of private meetings with members of the campus community during a visit to Marquette University on Monday, […]


Statement from President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., on new Big East commissioner

News release, June 26, 2013

I’m confident that we’ve found the right person in Val Ackerman to lead the Big East into its next chapter. An athlete, lawyer and sports executive with two decades of experience, Val is a role model for the kind of well-rounded success Marquette and our peers in the Big East strive toward for all of […]


BIG EAST future officially shared in New York

News release, March 20, 2013

ew era begins for Marquette Athletics in ‘new’ BIG EAST Marquette President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., joined the presidents and athletic directors from the ten schools in the new BIG EAST Conference, including Larry Williams, vice president and director of intercollegiate athletics, in New York City to officially share the future of the BIG EAST […]


Statement from the presidents of the seven basketball member schools of the BIG EAST Conference

News release, December 15, 2012

Earlier today we voted unanimously to pursue an orderly evolution to a foundation of basketball schools that honors the history and tradition on which the BIG EAST was established. Under the current context of conference realignment, we believe pursuing a new basketball framework that builds on this tradition of excellence and competition is the best way […]