1989 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

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1989 Big East Men's
Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Teams 9
Site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Georgetown (6th title)
Winning coach John Thompson (6th title)
MVP Charles Smith Georgetown
Post-Big East
tournament(s)
1989 NIT, 1989 NCAA
Big East Men's
Basketball Tournaments
«1988  1990»
1988–89 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 Georgetown 13 3   .813     29 5   .853
#11 Seton Hall 11 5   .688     31 7   .816
#7 Syracuse 10 6   .625     30 8   .789
Pittsburgh 9 7   .563     17 13   .567
Villanova 7 9   .438     18 16   .529
Providence 7 9   .438     18 11   .621
Connecticut 6 10   .375     18 13   .581
St. John's 6 10   .375     20 13   .606
Boston College 3 13   .188     12 17   .414
† 1989 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 3, 1989[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, from March 9 to March 12, 1989. Its winner received the Big East Conference's automatic bid to the 1989 NCAA Tournament. It is a single-elimination tournament with four rounds. Georgetown had the best regular season conference record and received the #1 seed.

Georgetown defeated Syracuse in the championship game 88–79, to claim its sixth Big East Tournament championship.

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
March 9, 1989
Quarterfinals
March 10, 1989
Semifinals
March 11, 1989
Championship Game
March 12, 1989
                                     
        
  1  Georgetown 82  
    9  Boston College 52  
8  St. John's 74
9  Boston College 81  
  1  Georgetown 85  
  4  Pittsburgh 62  
        
        
  4  Pittsburgh 71
    5  Villanova 66  
      
        
  1  Georgetown 88
  3  Syracuse 79
        
        
  3  Syracuse 79
    6  Providence 76  
      
        
  3  Syracuse 81
  2  Seton Hall 78  
        
        
  2  Seton Hall 74
    7  Connecticut 66  
      

Awards[edit]

Dave Gavitt Trophy (Most Valuable Player): Charles Smith, Georgetown

All Tournament Team

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