A quick look at our January losses since Joining the Big East.
2005/6: 21-13 6 losses in January to Villanova, Pitt, St Johns, UCONN, Rutgers, and Villanova.
2006/7: 24-10 2 losses In January to Notre Dame, and Marquette.
2007/8: 27-9 3 losses in January to Cincy, Seton Hall, and UCONN.
2008/9: 31-6 0 losses in January YAY!
2009/10: 20-13 5 losses in January to UK, Villanova, Pitt, Seton Hall, and WVU.
2010/11: 25-10 3 losses in January to Villanova, Providence, and GTown.
2011/12: 30-10 3 losses in January to Notre Dame, Providence, and Marquette.
2012/13: 16-4 3 losses in January to Syracuse, Villanova, and GTown.
Out of 75 losses, 26 have come in January. 33% of our losses in the last 8 years have come in the first month of the year. What do these numbers mean? When we play Villanova in January, bet the house on the Wildcats.