Nearly all of the discussion surrounding the announcement this week of a new 10-team Big East Conference centered on basketball.

NandNFor good reason.

The so-called “Catholic 7,” who broke off from the conference did so to form a new Big East where basketball was the priority.

But lacrosse is also a part of the equation.

Lax is one of the sports that will be covered as part of a 12-year agreement with Fox Sports.

Now, here are other headlines from this past week in the latest edition of LaxLessons’ “News & Notes,” the original and best compilation of lacrosse stories from throughout the web.

* College men’s rules changes draw widespread praise

* Virginia looks to rebound when it meets Hopkins in Face-Off Classic on Saturday

* Navy prepares for Face-Off Classic game against Colgate

* Walsh lifts Colgate to win over Michigan at inaugural Metro Classic at Citi Field

* Sileo of defending Division II champion LIU Post sets NCAA assists mark

* Outpouring of support for Seton Hill women’s lacrosse after tragedy

* Best high school performances of the week

* Latest college men’s/women’s, high school boys/girls national rankings

* Where to watch college games on TV this weekend

* Tristate recruiting commitment stories

* News & notes archive

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Recruiting coverage

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* Recruiting commitment story archive

* 2012 Fall Signing Week story/photo archive

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4 Responses to “News & Notes: New Big East Conference includes lacrosse broadcast deal; more headlines”

  1. Laximus says:

    The TV deal could be a big boost to programs in the new Big East like Georgetown, Villanova, Marquette, Providence and St. John’s.

  2. SirLaxalot says:

    Anytime there’s more lacrosse on television, it’s a good thing.

  3. Laxtime says:

    I agree and the fact Fox Sports 1 will be a new national network broadcasting lax is also a good thing.

  4. Jeremiah says:

    I’ve been surfing online more than 3 hours nowadays, yet I never discovered any attention-grabbing article like yours.

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