Big East lunchtime links

  • UConn coach Randy Edsall said Big East coordinator of officials Terry McAuley told him that both of the two late holding calls against the Huskies at Notre Dame were incorrect, Justin Verrier writes in the Hartford Courant. Both calls wiped out Andre Dixon runs that could have ended the game in regulation.

  • Pitt has found the right defensive scheme to stop West Virginia's offense the past two years, Paul Zeise writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

  • The Mountaineers have had a revolving door on defense, Dave Hickman says in the Charleston Gazette.

  • B.J. Daniels' record-setting day stemmed from a simpler game plan, Greg Auman writes in the St. Petersburg Times.

  • Doug Marrone and his staff had a great game plan against Rutgers. The Syracuse Post-Standard's Dave Rahme dissects the decisions that worked.

  • Rutgers coach Greg Schiano put the blame squarely on himself for the Syracuse loss, Brendan Prunty reports in The Star-Ledger.