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Now in its 10th season, This Week In The BIG EAST, hosted by Kevin McNamara and John Rooke, is the official podcast of BIG EAST basketball. Kevin, radio host, columnist and author, and John, a longtime play-by-play broadcaster, have combined to cover BIG EAST basketball for over 60 years. The show is a comprehensive look at the teams, coaches, players and storied tradition of the top basketball conference in America, welcoming guests from around the league. #TWITBE also brings sounds of the games – past and present – through @BIGEASTmbb game audio highlights from Butler, UConn, Creighton, DePaul, Georgetown, Marquette, Providence, St. John’s, Seton Hall, Villanova and Xavier. Each episode, John (@JRbroadcaster) and Kevin (@KevinMcNamara33) recap the latest news in the BIG EAST and preview what’s to come. Tweet questions to John and Kevin while tagging #TWITBE. 

This Week in the BIG EAST - Weekly Overview of NCAA College Basketball's Top Conference John Rooke & Kevin McNamara

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    • 5.0 • 31 Ratings

Now in its 10th season, This Week In The BIG EAST, hosted by Kevin McNamara and John Rooke, is the official podcast of BIG EAST basketball. Kevin, radio host, columnist and author, and John, a longtime play-by-play broadcaster, have combined to cover BIG EAST basketball for over 60 years. The show is a comprehensive look at the teams, coaches, players and storied tradition of the top basketball conference in America, welcoming guests from around the league. #TWITBE also brings sounds of the games – past and present – through @BIGEASTmbb game audio highlights from Butler, UConn, Creighton, DePaul, Georgetown, Marquette, Providence, St. John’s, Seton Hall, Villanova and Xavier. Each episode, John (@JRbroadcaster) and Kevin (@KevinMcNamara33) recap the latest news in the BIG EAST and preview what’s to come. Tweet questions to John and Kevin while tagging #TWITBE. 

    #TWITBE Ep. 10.9 - Guests Devin Carter, Greg McDermott and Val Ackerman

    #TWITBE Ep. 10.9 - Guests Devin Carter, Greg McDermott and Val Ackerman

    This Week In The BIG EAST Radio Show, distributed by Westwood One, continued its 10th season with guests Providence junior guard Devin Carter, Creighton’s head coach Greg McDermott and BIG EAST Commissioner Val Ackerman.The ninth episode of This Week in the BIG EAST (TWITBE) looks ahead to Saturday’s regular season finale with the final five games determining official seeds and matchups at the 2024 BIG EAST Men’s Basketball Tournament Presented by JEEP. The show congratulates UConn following ...

    • 44 min
    #TWITBE Ep. 10.8 - Guests Cam Spencer, Ed Cooley and Andy Katz

    #TWITBE Ep. 10.8 - Guests Cam Spencer, Ed Cooley and Andy Katz

    This Week In The BIG EAST Radio Show, distributed by Westwood One, continued its 10th season with guests UConn graduate guard Cam Spencer, Georgetown’s head coach Ed Cooley and NCAA.com and TNT Basketball Analyst Andy Katz.The eighth episode of This Week in the BIG EAST (TWITBE) takes a look ahead as the league enters the final week of regular season action prior to the 2024 BIG EAST Men’s Basketball Tournament Presented by JEEP. UConn heads into the final three games with a two-game lead ove...

    • 44 min
    #TWITBE Ep. 10.7 - Guests Quincy Olivari, Kim English and Seth Davis

    #TWITBE Ep. 10.7 - Guests Quincy Olivari, Kim English and Seth Davis

    This Week In The BIG EAST Radio Show, distributed by Westwood One, continued its 10th season with guests Xavier graduate guard Quincy Olivari, Providence’s head coach Kim English and CBS and Turner Sports basketball analyst Seth DavisThe seventh episode of This Week in the BIG EAST (TWITBE) takes a look back at Tuesday’s top-15 matchup, with No. 15 Creighton (20-7, 11-5 BIG EAST) knocking off No. 1 UConn (24-3, 14-2 BE), 85-66. Despite the loss, the Huskies still hold a 2.5 game lead on secon...

    • 44 min
    #TWITBE Ep. 10.6 - Guests Eric Dixon, Josh Oduro and Jason Benetti

    #TWITBE Ep. 10.6 - Guests Eric Dixon, Josh Oduro and Jason Benetti

    This Week In The BIG EAST Radio Show, distributed by Westwood One, continued its 10th season with guests Villanova senior forward Eric Dixon, Providence’s graduate student forward Josh Oduro and FOX Sports Play-by-Play announcer Jason Benetti.The sixth episode of This Week in the BIG EAST (TWITBE) takes a look at the league as a whole. Entering the final weeks of the BIG EAST regular season, UConn (22-2, 13-1 BIG EAST) holds a steady lead in the conference standings and maintains the pole pos...

    • 44 min
    #TWITBE Ep. 10.5 - Guests Tyler Kolek, Daniss Jenkins and Joe Lunardi

    #TWITBE Ep. 10.5 - Guests Tyler Kolek, Daniss Jenkins and Joe Lunardi

    This Week In The BIG EAST Radio Show, distributed by Westwood One, continued its 10th season with guests Marquette senior guard Tyler Kolek, St. John’s graduate student guard Daniss Jenkins and ESPN Bracketologist Joe Lunardi.The fifth episode of This Week in the BIG EAST (TWITBE) takes a look at the league as a whole. Past the midway point of the BIG EAST season, UConn (20-2, 11-1 BIG EAST) holds a steady lead in the conference standings and maintains the pole position in the national landsc...

    • 44 min
    #TWITBE Ep. 10.4 - Guests Trey Alexander, Thad Matta and Wayne Norman

    #TWITBE Ep. 10.4 - Guests Trey Alexander, Thad Matta and Wayne Norman

    This Week In The BIG EAST Radio Show, distributed by Westwood One, continued its 10th season with guests Creighton junior guard Trey Alexander, Butler head coach Thad Matta and long-time Connecticut radio analyst Wayne Norman.The fourth episode of This Week in the BIG EAST (TWITBE) takes a look at the league as a whole. At the midway point of the BIG EAST season, UConn (18-2, 9-1 BIG EAST) holds the pole position in both the national landscape and conference play, followed closely behind by C...

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

rti1014 ,

Informative BE Insight

Neutral perspectives and informational Big East basketball insight.

socal muskie ,

Great Show

Love Kevin and John! Very informative and entertaining look at college b-ball and The Big East.

Phantom Friar ,

Best in the Big East

John Rooke and Kevin McNamara are two of the best in this business. They bring a wealth of knowledge to the podcast. Great listen.

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