1982 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament
|Site||Hartford Civic Center
|Champions||Georgetown (2nd title)|
|Winning coach||John Thompson (2nd title)|
|MVP||Eric Floyd Georgetown|
|1982 NIT, 1982 NCAA|
|Big East Men's
|1981–82 Big East men's basketball standings|
|† 1982 Big East Tournament winner
As of March 29, 1982; Rankings from AP Poll
The 1982 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament took place at the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, CT. It is a single-elimination tournament with three rounds. Villanova had the best regular season conference record and received the #1 seed. It was also the last conference post-season tournament before moving to its permanent home, Madison Square Garden, the following season.
Georgetown defeated Villanova in the championship game 72–54, to claim their second Big East Tournament Championship.
Most Valuable Player: Eric Floyd, Georgetown
All Tournament Team
- John Bagley, Boston College
- Patrick Ewing, Georgetown
- Eric Floyd, Georgetown
- Ed Pinckney, Villanova
- Leo Rautins, Syracuse
- Eric Smith, Georgetown
- 2008-09 Big East Media Guide. pp. 136–138.