1985 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

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1985 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Teams 9
Site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Georgetown (4th title)
Winning coach John Thompson (4th title)
MVP Patrick Ewing (Georgetown)
Big East Men's Basketball Tournaments
«1984  1986»
1984–85 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 St. John's 15 1   .938     31 4   .886
#1 Georgetown 14 2   .875     35 3   .921
#15 Syracuse 9 7   .563     22 9   .710
Villanova 9 7   .563     25 10   .714
Pittsburgh 8 8   .500     17 12   .586
Boston College 7 9   .438     20 11   .645
Connecticut 6 10   .375     13 15   .464
Providence 3 13   .188     11 20   .355
Seton Hall 1 15   .063     10 18   .357
† 1985 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 1, 1985[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, from March 6 to March 9, 1985. Its winner received the Big East Conference's automatic bid to the 1985 NCAA Tournament. It is a single-elimination tournament with four rounds. St. John's had the best regular season conference record and received the #1 seed.

Georgetown defeated St. John's in the championship game 92–80, to claim its second straight Big East Tournament championship, and fourth overall.

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
March 6, 1985
Quarterfinals
March 7, 1985
Semifinals
March 8, 1985
Championship Game
March 9, 1985
                                     
        
  1  St. John's 90  
    8  Providence 62  
8  Providence 77OT
9  Seton Hall 75  
  1  St. John's 89  
  4  Villanova 74  
        
        
  4  Villanova 69
    5  Pittsburgh 61  
      
        
  1  St. John's 80
  2  Georgetown 92
        
        
  2  Georgetown 93
    7  Connecticut 62  
      
        
  2  Georgetown 74
  3  Syracuse 65  
        
        
  3  Syracuse 70
    6  Boston College 69  
      

Awards[edit]

Most Valuable Player: Patrick Ewing, Georgetown

All Tournament Team

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