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Anthony Chiusano | NCAA.com | October 11, 2016

Sights and sounds from Tuesday's Big East media day

  The Big East held its annual media day in New York City at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday.

The 2015-16 campaign was a success for the Big East conference, as it boasted five NCAA tournament bids and the eventual national champion in Villanova.

So what will we see from the conference this upcoming season? Well, before the programs take to the hardwood inside Madison Square Garden for the 35th consecutive year in early March for their conference tournament, they all congregated Tuesday at the "World's Most Famous Arena" for the Big East's annual media day.

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The day's events included the revealing of the conference's preseason rankings and all-conference teams, appearances from past Big East legends and plenty of lighthearted fun for players and coaches alike.

Take a look below at the sights and sounds of Tuesday's media day:

Big East teams return to action on Nov. 11 with six Friday night non-conference matchups, including Villanova starting its title defense against Lafayette. Conference play then starts in late December.

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