Tag: Kris Dunn

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32 All-Conference Teams, From Greatest (SEC) to Good (MEAC)

The MEAC All-Conference team would be the weakest of the 32 All-Conference teams, but the sum of their players at www.valueaddbasketball.com still projects as a 92-70 winner against the likes of Tennessee Tech and Illinois State ranked in the middle of the team ratings at www.kenpom.com.

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Rhode Island: Top Student-Athlete Back, Other Goes NHL

The Providence Friars boasted two winter superstars: hockey goalie John Gillies earned Most Outstanding Player distinction in delivering the school a surprise national title before signing professionally and Kris Dunn decided to hold off a year on an NBA contract to try to give Friars basketball a Big East title.

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Villanova Defeats Xavier to Win Big East Tournament

Al McGuire used to say you needed three-and-a-half stars to win a championship – Villanova showed Saturday that having eight really, really good players maybe the best way to win a conference championship grind with no off days between games.

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Big East: Best Team Survives vs. Best Player

Kris Dunn left no doubt who was the best player in the Big East, despite Jay Wright imploring the Wildcats to surround him. He outdueled the Big East’s co-MVP Ryan Arcidiacono, scoring 22 points while Arcidiacono had only one basket but hit two free throws with 3 seconds left for the 63-61 win.

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Villanova, Providence Advance to Big East Semifinals

March is the month of the basketball doubleheader. Thursday afternoon the best team (Villanova in top photo) shut down Marquette. Then Providence fans cheered the best duo in the conference (Kris Dunn and LaDontae Henton) past St. John’s on their home court of Madison Square Garden to set up a meeting between the two teams in Friday’s Big East semifinal.

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Big East MVP to Breitbart Sports: ‘Trust in God’ and Anything’s Possible

Three years after we predicted he would lead Providence into the top 10, and just minutes after being announced as the Big East’s co-Player of the Year, Kris Dunn (far left in Breitbart Sports photo) told Breitbart Sports, “I tell people that if you trust in God you can believe in anything.”