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Big East basketball schedule: Louisville faces Providence, Syracuse takes on Rutgers

Seton Hall takes on DePaul at 9 p.m.


It's a busy night in the Big East on Wednesday.

The night kicks off with No. 4 Louisville hosting Providence at 6 p.m. The Cardinals are 12-1 this season and a perfect 7-0 at home. Providence has been solid this season, starting the year 8-4. However, the Friars are 0-2 on the road.

At 7 p.m., No. 7 Syracuse will host Rutgers. The Orange have also started the season hot, going 12-1 overall. Syracuse is 10-0 at home. Rutgers enters the contest with a 9-2 record and a 2-1 record on the road.

St. John's will hit the road to play Villanova at 8 p.m. St. John's is 8-4, while Villanova is 9-4. The Wildcats are 5-2 at home this season and have won five games in a row.

UCF will host South Florida in an in-state match-up at 8 p.m. South Florida is 8-3 and the Knights are 9-3. UCF has won seven games at home this season.

In the final game of the night, DePaul (9-4) hosts Seton Hall (11-2) at 9 p.m. The Blue Demons recently had a seven-game winning streak snapped with a loss to Loyola on Saturday.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.