1982 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

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1982 Big East Men's
Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 1981–82
Teams 8
Site Hartford Civic Center
Hartford, CT
Champions Georgetown (2nd title)
Winning coach John Thompson (2nd title)
MVP Eric Floyd Georgetown
Post-Big East
tournament(s)
1982 NIT, 1982 NCAA
Big East Men's
Basketball Tournaments
«1981  1983»
1981–82 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Villanova 11 3   .786     24 8   .750
#6 Georgetown 10 4   .714     30 7   .811
St. John's 9 5   .643     21 9   .700
Boston College 8 6   .571     22 10   .688
Syracuse 7 7   .500     16 13   .552
Connecticut 7 7   .500     17 11   .607
Providence 2 12   .143     10 17   .370
Seton Hall 2 12   .143     11 16   .407
† 1982 Big East Tournament winner
As of March 29, 1982[1]; 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.

Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Championship Game
                 
1 Villanova 88
8 Seton Hall 73
1 Villanova 74
4 Boston College 71
4 Boston College 94
5 Syracuse 92
1 Villanova 54
2 Georgetown 72
2 Georgetown 62
7 Providence 48
2 Georgetown 57
3 St. John's 42
3 St. John's 54
6 Connecticut 52

Awards[edit]

Most Valuable Player: Eric Floyd, Georgetown

All Tournament Team

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