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WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marquette the favorite to win the new Big East

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Marquette athletic director Larry Williams says he's confident his school can get to an elite level from its place in the new Big East Conference. The league held its first men's basketball Media Day in New York yesterday. Williams said his biggest concern is whether the new Big East is strong enough for Marquette to have a high-enough R-P-I ranking for a top seeding in the N-C-A-A Tournament. He said Marquette has a stronger non-conference schedule, and it should see his team through.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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