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Tuesday / August 4.
  • West Virginia Reaffirms Pledge to Big East

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    Saturday was a day of backtracking for West Virginia football coach Bill Stewart.

    Two days after he told a local television station that it was inevitable that West Virginia would leave the Big East Conference, Stewart did an about face.

    “I’m a Big East coach at heart and want to make it clear that I believe the Big East is the best conference for our program,” Stewart said in a statement. “It is unwarranted for our fans or others to consider my comments an indication of anything more than a coach thinking out loud.

    “WVU’s commitment to the Big East is as deep as can be.”

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.