1982 Eastern 8 Men's Basketball Tournament

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The 1982 Eastern 8 Men's Basketball Tournament was the sixth annual postseason tournament of the Eastern Athletic Association, popularly known as the Eastern 8. This was also the last tournament to be branded as "Eastern 8"; in the following school year, the conference adopted its current name, the Atlantic 10 Conference. The event was held in Pittsburgh at the Civic Arena from March 1–7, 1982. Pittsburgh defeated West Virginia 79-72 to win their second tournament championship. Clyde Vaughan of Pittsburgh was named the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament.

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Quarterfinals
March 2, 1981
Semi-Finals
March 5, 1981
Finals
March 6, 1981
                 
1 West Virginia 91
8 Massachusetts 70
1 West Virginia 80
5 St. Bonaventure 65
4 George Washington 66
5 St. Bonaventure 69
1 West Virginia 72
3 Pittsburgh 79
3 Pittsburgh 67
6 Duquesne 63
2 Rutgers 47
3 Pittsburgh 60
2 Rutgers 66
7 Rhode Island 64

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