1984 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

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1984 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Teams 9
Site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Georgetown (3rd title)
Winning coach John Thompson (3rd title)
MVP Patrick Ewing (Georgetown)
← 1983
1985 →
1983–84 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 Georgetown 14 2   .875     34 3   .919
#18 Syracuse 12 4   .750     23 9   .719
Villanova 12 4   .750     19 12   .613
Boston College 8 8   .500     18 12   .600
St. John's 8 8   .500     18 12   .600
Pittsburgh 6 10   .375     18 13   .581
Connecticut 5 11   .313     13 15   .464
Providence 5 11   .313     15 14   .517
Seton Hall 2 14   .125     9 19   .321
† 1984 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 2, 1984[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, from March 7 to March 10, 1984. Its winner received the Big East Conference's automatic bid to the 1984 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 82–71, to claim its third Big East Tournament championship.

Teams[edit]

Seed Team Coach Finished Final Opponent Score
1 Georgetown John Thompson Champion 2 Syracuse W 82-71

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
March 7, 1984
Quarterfinals
March 8, 1984
Semifinals
March 9, 1984
Championship Game
March 10, 1984
                                     
        
  1  Georgetown 70  
    8  Providence 50  
8  Providence 59
9  Seton Hall 55  
  1  Georgetown 79  
  5  St. John's 68  
        
        
  4  Boston College 56
    5  St. John's 57  
      
        
  1  Georgetown 82OT
  2  Syracuse 71
        
        
  2  Syracuse 73
    7  Connecticut 58  
      
        
  2  Syracuse 66
  3  Villanova 65  
        
        
  3  Villanova 75
    6  Pittsburgh 65  
      

First round summary[edit]

Quarterfinals summary[edit]

TCS MetroSports
Thursday, March 8
7:00 PM EST
#8 Providence Friars 50, #1 Georgetown Hoyas 70
Pts: Starks – 16
Rebs: Canty – 6
Asts: Donovan – 3
Pts: Ewing – 18
Rebs: Martin – 9
Asts: Jackson – 6
Halftime Score: Providence, 25-23
Madison Square Garden – New York City, New York
Attendance: 19,591

Semifinals summary[edit]

TCS MetroSports
Friday, March 9
approx. 9:00 PM EST
#5 St. John's Redmen 68, #1 Georgetown Hoyas 79
Pts: Mullin – 29
Rebs: Wennington – 7
Asts: Jackson – 11
Pts: Ewing – 24
Rebs: Dalton, Ewing – 5
Asts: Jackson, Williams – 5
Halftime Score: Georgetown, 41-30
Madison Square Garden – New York City, New York
Attendance: 19,591

Championship game summary[edit]

TCS MetroSports
ESPN
Saturday, March 10
7:00 PM EST
#2 Syracuse Orangemen 71, #1 Georgetown Hoyas 82 (OT)
Pts: Washington – 27
Rebs: Alexis – 9
Asts: Washington – 6
Pts: Ewing – 27
Rebs: Ewing – 16
Asts: Williams, Wingate – 5
Halftime Score: Georgetown, 36-31
End of Regulation: 63-63
Madison Square Garden – New York City, New York
Attendance: 19,591
Referees: Larry Lembo, Dick Paparo, Jody Sylvester

Announcers[edit]

Date Seed Teams Flagship station Play-by-play announcer Color analyst(s)
1984 1 Georgetown WWDC–AM 1260 (Georgetown) Rich Chvotkin

Awards[edit]

Most Valuable Player: Patrick Ewing, Georgetown

All Tournament Team

References[edit]

External links[edit]