Found January 06, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
It was a bizarre Thursday night in the Big East as Pitt was upset at DePaul while Villanova got smoked by 17 at home against South Florida.  With the Panthers and Wildcats reeling to start conference play, there is some shake-up in our latest Big East Basketball Power Rankings. 1. Syracuse: 16-0 overall, 3-0 in Big East (Last Week Ranking: 1) As expected, ‘Cuse took care of business in the past week by beating DePaul and Providence.  Depth and balance remains their strength with at least seven players averaging seven points per game.  They will be looking for revenge Saturday against a Marquette team that knocked them out of the NCAA Tournament last season. Up Next: vs. Marquette (Sat), at Villanova (Wed) 2. Georgetown: 13-1, 3-0 (LWR: 3) The Hoyas erased a 17-point second half deficit to beat Marquette Wednesday night and extend their win streak to 11 games.  They shot 63% in the win but uncharacteristically turned the ball over 17 times.  Senior Jason Clark really stepped up down...
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