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1992 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

The 1992 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, from March 12 to March 15, 1992. Its winner received the Big East Conference's automatic bid to the 1992 NCAA Tournament. It is a single-elimination tournament with four rounds. With the addition of Miami to the conference, 1992 was the first time the tournament included ten teams. Seton Hall, Georgetown and St. John's all finished with the best regular season conference record. Through tiebreakers, Seton Hall was awarded the #1 seed.

1992 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season1991–92
Teams10
SiteMadison Square Garden
New York City
ChampionsSyracuse (3rd title)
Winning coachJim Boeheim (3rd title)
MVPAlonzo Mourning (Georgetown)
← 1991
1993 →
1991–92 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#19 Seton Hall 12 6   .667     23 9   .719
#22 Georgetown 12 6   .667     22 10   .688
St. John's 12 6   .667     19 11   .633
Villanova 11 7   .611     14 15   .483
#21 Syracuse 10 8   .556     22 10   .688
Connecticut 10 8   .556     20 10   .667
Pittsburgh 9 9   .500     18 16   .529
Boston College 7 11   .389     17 14   .548
Providence 6 12   .333     14 17   .452
Miami 1 17   .056     8 24   .250
1992 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 6, 1992[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

Syracuse defeated Georgetown in the championship game 56–54, to claim its third Big East Tournament championship.

Contents

BracketEdit

  First Round
March 12, 1992
Quarterfinals
March 13, 1992
Semifinals
March 14, 1992
Championship Game
March 15, 1992
                                     
       
  1 #15 Seton Hall 62  
    8 Boston College 60  
8 Boston College 78
9 Providence 68  
  1 #15 Seton Hall 66  
  5 Syracuse 70  
       
       
  4 Villanova 52
    5 Syracuse 55  
     
       
  5 Syracuse 56
  2 #21 Georgetown 54
       
       
  3 #25 St. John's 64OT
    6 Connecticut 59  
     
       
  3 #25 St. John's 64
  2 #21 Georgetown 68  
       
       
  2 #21 Georgetown 77
    10 Miami 64  
7 Pittsburgh 71
10 Miami 83  

AwardsEdit

Dave Gavitt Trophy (Most Valuable Player): Alonzo Mourning, Georgetown

All Tournament Team

ReferencesEdit

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.