In Big East, a tight field

Villanova will be sitting out the first two days of the Big East Conference championship because it earned one of the double byes that advanced the Wildcats and three other teams into the quarterfinals.
But there will be plenty happening at New York’s Madison Square Garden beginning today, with nine games before the 10th-ranked Wildcats take to the court for the first time at 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Here is a look at the top 10 topics to consider over the next five days…