The event, which is owned by ESPN Regional Television and hosted by the Southern Conference, features eight teams competing in 12 games over three days.
Joining La Salle in the Charleston Classic will be Miami (Fla.), UNC Wilmington, Penn State, South Carolina, South Florida and Tulane and a team yet to be named.
Raphielle Johnson is live at the Big East Tournament all week. Check back in throughout the week for his updates.
Six players were named to the All-BIG EAST First Team. The BIG EAST Player of the Year will come from that list.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After claiming its first BIG EAST regular-season title in the last game of the 2008-09 conference season, Louisville has earned the top seed in the 2009 BIG EAST Championship.
Rob Carpentier's "Seven Day Stretch" is a whirlwind tour around every corner of college basketball nation: