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1991 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

The 1991 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, from March 7 to March 10, 1991. Its winner received the Big East Conference's automatic bid to the 1991 NCAA Tournament. It is a single-elimination tournament with four rounds. Syracuse finished with the best regular season conference record and was awarded the #1 seed.

1991 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season1990–91
Teams9
SiteMadison Square Garden
New York City
ChampionsSeton Hall (1st title)
Winning coachP. J. Carlesimo (1st title)
MVPOliver Taylor (Seton Hall)
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1990–91 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#7 Syracuse 12 4   .750     26 6   .813
#20 St. John's 10 6   .625     23 9   .719
Connecticut 9 7   .563     20 11   .645
#13 Seton Hall 9 7   .563     25 9   .735
Pittsburgh 9 7   .563     21 12   .636
Georgetown 8 8   .500     19 13   .594
Providence 7 9   .438     19 13   .594
Villanova 7 9   .438     17 15   .531
Boston College 1 15   .063     11 19   .367
1991 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 1, 1991[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

Seton Hall defeated Georgetown in the championship game 74–62, to claim its first Big East Tournament championship.

Contents

BracketEdit

  First Round
March 7, 1991
Quarterfinals
March 8, 1991
Semifinals
March 9, 1991
Championship Game
March 10, 1991
                                     
       
  1 #4 Syracuse 68  
    8 Villanova 70  
8 Villanova 74
9 Boston College 73  
  8 Villanova 72  
  4 #21 Seton Hall 74  
       
       
  4 #21 Seton Hall 70
    5 Pittsburgh 69  
     
       
  4 #21 Seton Hall 74
  6 Georgetown 62
       
       
  3 Connecticut 49
    6 Georgetown 68  
     
       
  6 Georgetown 71
  7 Providence 55  
       
       
  2 #20 St. John's 64
    7 Providence 72  
     

AwardsEdit

Dave Gavitt Trophy (Most Valuable Player): Oliver Taylor, Seton Hall

All Tournament Team

External linksEdit

  • "2008-09 Big East Media Guide" (PDF). pp. 136–138. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-04-28. Retrieved 2009-05-30.


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