The Big East has bowed out of the 2016 NCAA Baseball Tournament.
The Xavier baseball team is happy to play David to Vanderbilt's Goliath in the NCAA tournament this week.
Seton Hall baseball players Derek Jenkins and Shane McCarthy were named to the All-Big East First Team Tuesday. In addition, Cullen Dana and Zach Weigel were named to the All-Big East Second Team.
Creighton sophomore right-hander Rollie Lacy earned unanimous first-team All-Big East honors Wednesday, and three teammates also earned all-league recognition.
As the Big East baseball tournament is set to begin Thursday afternoon in Aberdeen, Maryland, the conference announced the 2016 All-Big East teams and other regular season awards on Wednesday afternoon.
Xavier went from the worst team in conference in 2015 to winners of the regular season crown in 2016. Can they win the tournament?
The Wildcats showed signs of life in 2015. In 2016, with the help of an experienced lineup, the 'Cats will take aim at something that has alluded them for some time: a .500 record.