Big East lunchtime links

  • The Big East will explore setting up its own TV monster akin to the Big Ten Network, Mitch Vingle writes in the Charleston Gazette.

  • Greg Paulus will get a tryout with the New Orleans Saints. Think Doug Marrone's connections there paid off?

  • Reed Williams was selected as West Virginia's top male overall student-athlete.

  • Donald Brown, who left UConn a year early, will earn his degree on Saturday, Desmond Conner notes in the Hartford Courant.