2005 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

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2005 Big East Men's
Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2004–05
Teams 11
Site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Syracuse (4th title)
Winning coach Jim Boeheim (4th title)
MVP Hakim Warrick Syracuse
Top scorer Hakim Warrick Syracuse
(69 points)
Post-Big East
tournament(s)
2005 NIT, 2005 NCAA
Big East Men's
Basketball Tournaments
«2004  2006»
2004–05 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#14 Boston College 13 3   .813     25 5   .833
#13 Connecticut 13 3   .813     23 8   .742
#11 Syracuse 11 5   .688     27 7   .794
#19 Villanova 11 5   .688     24 8   .750
Pittsburgh 10 6   .625     20 9   .690
Notre Dame 9 7   .563     17 12   .586
Georgetown 8 8   .500     19 13   .594
West Virginia 8 8   .500     24 11   .686
Providence 4 12   .250     14 17   .452
Seton Hall 4 12   .250     12 16   .429
Rutgers 2 14   .125     10 19   .345
St. John's* 3 13   .188     9 18   .333
2005 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 4, 2005[1]; Rankings from AP Poll
*Did not qualify for 2005 Big East Tournament

The 2005 Big East Men's Basketball Championship was played from March 9 to March 12, 2005. The tournament took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Syracuse Orange won the tournament and were awarded an automatic bid to the 2005 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. Hakim Warrick of Syracuse was given the Dave Gavitt Trophy, awarded to the tournament's most outstanding player. It was Syracuse's first Big East Tournament championship since 1992, and their fourth overall.

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
Wednesday, March 9
Quarterfinals
Thursday, March 10
Semifinals
Friday, March 11
Final
Saturday, March 12
                                     
   
  1  Boston College 72  
    8  West Virginia 78  
8  West Virginia 82
9  Providence 59  
  8  West Virginia 78  
  4  Villanova 76  
   
   
  4  Villanova 67
    5  Pittsburgh 58  
 
   
  8  West Virginia 59
  3  Syracuse 68
   
   
  2  Connecticut 66
    7  Georgetown 62  
7  Georgetown 56
10  Seton Hall 51  
  2  Connecticut 63
  3  Syracuse 67  
   
   
  3  Syracuse 81
    11  Rutgers 57  
6  Notre Dame 65
11  Rutgers 72  

Note: By finishing in last place during the regular season, St. John's did not qualify for the tournament.

Games[edit]

  • 1st round: Wednesday, March 9
Noon
Team 1 2 Total
(9) Providence 20 39 59
(8) West Virginia 35 47 82
2PM
Team 1 2 Total
(10) Seton Hall 28 23 51
(7) Georgetown 27 29 56
7PM
Team 1 2 Total
(11) Rutgers 35 37 72
(6) Notre Dame 32 33 65
  • Quarterfinals: Thursday, March 10
Noon
Team 1 2 Total
(8) West Virginia 44 34 78
(1) Boston College 22 50 72
2 PM
Team 1 2 Total
(5) Pittsburgh 19 39 58
(4) Villanova 31 36 67
7 PM
Team 1 2 Total
(7) Georgetown 26 36 62
(2) Connecticut 32 34 66
9 PM
Team 1 2 Total
(11) Rutgers 22 35 57
(3) Syracuse 47 34 81
  • Semifinals: Friday, March 11
7 PM
Team 1 2 Total
(8) West Virginia 42 36 78
(4) Villanova 35 41 76
9 PM
Team 1 2 Total
(3) Syracuse 32 35 67
(2) Connecticut 19 44 63
  • Finals: Saturday, March 12
9 PM
Team 1 2 Total
(8) West Virginia 31 28 59
(3) Syracuse 41 27 68

Awards[edit]

Dave Gavitt Trophy (Most Outstanding Player): Hakim Warrick, Syracuse

All-Tournament Team

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004-05 Big East Conference Season Summary: Standings" sports-reference.com. Retrieved 11-14-2013.
  • [1] Big East Championship Results