Big East Media Day 2014

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Previewing Big East Media Day

Big East Media Day is Wednesday at Madison Square Garden. Coaches, players and administrators from the 10 member schools will be in attendance along with league Commissioner Val Ackerman and members of the media. Brendan McGair of The Woonsocket Call reported on Twitter that Ed Cooley will be accompanied by LaDontae Henton, Carson Desrosiers, Tyler Harris and Kris Dunn. For those on Twitter, the Big East announced the official hashtag of the event will be #BEmediaday.

Here is the schedule for the day:

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Late Night Madness Kris Dunn Dunk

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Late Night Madness Ed Cooley Camo

Why Providence’s Late Night Madness is Important

The building was rocking. The student section was standing and cheering loudly. Ed Cooley was raising his arms to keep the volume up. The players were feeding off the crowd’s energy. While this might sound like a Saturday night game in February at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center this was the scene at last Friday’s Late Night Madness inside Mullaney Gymnasium.

The atmosphere was electric and no disrespect to Jalen Rose, who was outstanding, but Ed Cooley was the master of ceremonies. Cooley manages to command the room even when the room is a 20,000 square foot gym. Dressing in all white for his entrance to the Madness event, Cooley got the crowd pumped up and had the recruits smiling and laughing the entire time he was on the microphone. One thing that Cooley stressed to the students in attendance was that they need to carry this enthusiasm and noise to the Dunk. I’m sure there were a lot of students there for the experience of Madness and the post-Madness concert with Big Sean but at least getting them in the door is important.

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