With Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame leaving for the ACC after this season, the Big East name will live on with the Catholic 7, but the conference will never be the same. So what better time than the present to take a look back at some of the most notable players to have played in this powerhouse basketball conference over the years. Who will you have starting at each position on your All-Big East team? Cast your vote and leave your comments below. Then tune into the Big East championship game, Saturday at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN. Afterward, flip to ESPNEWS for the 11 p.m. ET "SportsCenter" to see whom SportsNation voted for.
Who starts at the 1?
Allen Iverson left Georgetown as the Hoyas' all-time leader in career scoring average with 22.9 points per game.
Who starts at the 2?
Ben Gordon ended his three-year Big East career by setting a tournament record with 81 total points and earning MVP honors.
Who starts at the 3?
Carmelo Anthony needed only one year to make his impact, leading the Orange in six categories and to their lone NCAA championship.
Who starts at the 4?
Luke Harangody played well at Notre Dame, but was his time in South Bend more impressive than, say, Derrick Coleman's in Syracuse?
Who starts at the 5?
Patrick Ewing led Georgetown to two Big East titles (1982, '84) and a national title (1984), but was his work in D.C. the best of any big man?