It's been a while since we checked the Big East Market. Let's take a look at who's hot...and who's not....
Clearly the hottest stock in the Big East thus far. Rutgers has won five of their last six games. Their offense has finally clicked ( Thanks, Pitt). Their defense has been pretty tough as well. They have Army to face this week and then they close the season against Louisville.
Advice: Don't sell until close of season, it's going to keep rising.
Winners of seven of their last eight games. They finally beat Louisville and West Virginia. They did this in two consecutive weeks. Things get a bit testy as they face Pitt this Saturday.
Advice: Sell while it's hot. Cincy has last their last three to Pitt.
Pitt has won their last two games. Their last one was a total ass-beating of Louisville where we saw some cold streaks broken. Pitt has a tough schedule ahead with Cincy, West Virginia, and Connecticut. It's hard to say if they'll win all three games. UConn has had Pitt's number.
4. West Virginia
West Virginia's stock rose rapidly winning their next five games after the loss to Colorado. Their stock leveled off a bit after the loss to Cincinnati. Their next three games are against Louisville, Pitt, and South Florida. WVU hasn't fared too well against USF as of late.
Advice: Sell after the Louisville game. Pitt game is to risky.
Connecticut got off to a nice 5-0 start, but have lost three of their last five. The main reason was their schedule got a lot tougher and their injuries at quarterback have left them relying on Donald Brown a bit too much. Their stock should tumble more as the Randy Edsal rumors start to heat up.
6. South Florida
The Bulls got off to a nice 6-1 start, but have clowned their way out of Big East contention. Their next two games are UConn and West Virginia. The Matt Grothe bandwagon just left town.
Advice: Sell what you got.
Steve Kragthorpe should be on the hotseat soon...if he isn't already. Their golden era has come and passed.
Advice: Don't even bother
Their stock should rise a bit next season as the Greg Robinson era comes to a close.
Advice: None needed.
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