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
Post-Big East
tournament(s)
1985 NIT, 1985 NCAA
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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