Feb. 4, 2012; South Bend, IN, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish guard Eric Atkins (0) goes up for a shot as Marquette Golden Eagles forward Jae Crowder (32) defends in the second half at the Purcell Pavilion. Notre Dame won 76-59. Mandatory Credit: Matt Cashore-US PRESSWIRE

Big East Standings as of today


Notre Dame had a great week last week. Getting plenty of rest and only playing in one game this week, the Irish gained more ground in conference play.

Here’s the current standings of the conference.

Standings Conference Pct. PF PA Overall Pct. PF PA Home Away Neutral Last 10
Syracuse 10-1 .909 75.1 62.8 23-1 .958 78.1 60.8 15-0 6-1 2-0 9-1
Georgetown 8-3 .727 65.1 59.5 18-4 .818 71.0 58.6 12-1 4-2 2-1 7-3
Marquette 8-3 .727 71.7 67.2 19-5 .792 75.4 64.6 12-1 3-4 4-0 7-3
Notre Dame 7-3 .700 61.3 58.3 15-8 .652 67.7 62.2 12-1 3-3 0-4 7-3
Louisville 6-4 .600 69.9 67.2 18-5 .783 71.3 61.9 14-2 4-3 0-0 6-4
Cincinnati 6-4 .600 66.7 64.8 16-7 .696 69.4 60.4 10-4 5-3 1-0 6-4
USF 6-4 .600 61.5 62.5 13-10 .565 61.3 59.7 11-1 2-7 0-2 6-4
West Virginia 6-5 .545 71.3 68.8 16-8 .667 74.5 67.3 10-2 2-5 4-1 6-4
Connecticut 5-5 .500 62.5 60.2 15-7 .682 68.6 61.3 11-2 2-4 2-1 4-6
Seton Hall 4-7 .364 61.8 64.2 15-8 .652 68.4 63.5 10-2 3-5 2-1 4-6
Pittsburgh 4-7 .364 66.6 69.1 15-9 .625 71.8 66.8 10-5 3-4 2-0 4-6
Rutgers 4-7 .364 62.8 65.8 12-12 .500 66.7 64.3 10-4 1-6 1-2 4-6
St. John’s 4-7 .364 68.0 73.7 10-13 .435 67.7 70.0 8-5 2-6 0-2 3-7
Villanova 3-8 .273 74.5 78.8 10-13 .435 73.6 72.1 8-3 1-7 1-3 3-7
DePaul 2-8 .200 70.5 80.8 11-11 .500 74.5 75.1 6-6 3-4 2-1 2-8
Providence 2-9 .182 69.8 75.5 13-11 .542 71.0 68.7 10-4 3-5 0-2 2-8

Notre Dame is clearly surpassing everyone’s expectations. I for one am ecstatic about this team. No one else is really giving them credit but they believe in each other and want to get better everyday. That’s all that really matters.

 

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