1991 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

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1991 Big East Men's
Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Teams 9
Site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Seton Hall (1st title)
Winning coach P.J. Carlesimo (1st title)
MVP Oliver Taylor Seton Hall
Post-Big East
tournament(s)
1991 NIT, 1991 NCAA
Big East Men's
Basketball Tournaments
«1990  1992»
1990–91 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#7 Syracuse 12 4   .750     26 6   .813
#20 St. John's 10 6   .625     23 9   .719
Connecticut 9 7   .563     20 11   .645
#13 Seton Hall 9 7   .563     25 9   .735
Pittsburgh 9 7   .563     21 12   .636
Georgetown 8 8   .500     19 13   .594
Providence 7 9   .438     19 13   .594
Villanova 7 9   .438     17 15   .531
Boston College 1 15   .063     11 19   .367
† 1991 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 1, 1991[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1991 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, from March 7 to March 10, 1991. Its winner received the Big East Conference's automatic bid to the 1991 NCAA Tournament. It is a single-elimination tournament with four rounds. Syracuse finished with the best regular season conference record and was awarded the #1 seed.

Seton Hall defeated Georgetown in the championship game 74–62, to claim its first Big East Tournament championship.

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
March 7, 1991
Quarterfinals
March 8, 1991
Semifinals
March 9, 1991
Championship Game
March 10, 1991
                                     
        
  1  Syracuse 68  
    8  Villanova 70  
8  Villanova 74
9  Boston College 73  
  8  Villanova 72  
  4  Seton Hall 74  
        
        
  4  Seton Hall 70
    5  Pittsburgh 69  
      
        
  4  Seton Hall 74
  6  Georgetown 62
        
        
  3  Connecticut 49
    6  Georgetown 68  
      
        
  6  Georgetown 71
  7  Providence 55  
        
        
  2  St. John's 64
    7  Providence 72  
      

Awards[edit]

Dave Gavitt Trophy (Most Valuable Player): Oliver Taylor, Seton Hall

All Tournament Team

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