1991 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament

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1991 Big East Conference
Baseball Tournament
Teams 4
Format Double-elimination tournament
Finals Site
Champions Villanova (2nd title)
Winning coach George Bennett (2nd title)
MVP Mike Neill Villanova
1991 Big East Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
#30 St. John's y 18 2 0   .900     34 14 1   .704
Villanova y 12 8 0   .600     37 15 1   .708
Providence 12 8 0   .600     35 16 1   .683
Boston College 12 9 0   .571     23 19 0   .548
Seton Hall 10 9 0   .526     26 19 1   .576
Connecticut 8 12 0   .400     16 25 1   .393
Pittsburgh 4 15 0   .211     15 30 0   .333
Georgetown 4 17 0   .190     10 32 0   .238
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1991[1][2]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1991 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament was held at Muzzy Field in Bristol, CT. This was the seventh annual Big East Conference Baseball Tournament. The second seeded Villanova Wildcats won their second tournament championship and claimed the Big East Conference's automatic bid to the 1991 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.[3]

Format and seeding[edit]

The Big East baseball tournament was a 4 team double elimination tournament in 1991. The top four teams were seeded one through four based on conference winning percentage only.[3]

Team W L Pct. GB Seed
St. John's 18 2 .900
1
Villanova 15 6 .714
3.5
2
Providence 13 8 .619
5.5
3
Boston College 12 9 .571
6.5
4
Seton Hall 11 10 .524
7.5
Connecticut 8 13 .381
10.5
Pittsburgh 4 16 .200
15
Georgetown 4 17 .190
14.5

Bracket[edit]

  First Round Semi-Finals Finals
                             
1 St. John's 7  
4 Boston College 1  
  1 St. John's 8  
  3 Providence 4  
2 Villanova 1
3 Providence 5  
  1 St. John's 2 3
  2 Villanova 6 12
4 Boston College 9  
2 Villanova 10  
  3 Providence 3
  2 Villanova 6  


Jack Kaiser Award[edit]

Mike Neill was the winner of the 1991 Jack Kaiser Award. Neill was a center fielder for Villanova.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2012 Big East Baseball Media Guide. Big East Conference. p. 62. Archived from the original on February 3, 2013. Retrieved January 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1991". boydsworld.com. Retrieved January 23, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c 2012 Big East Baseball Media Guide. Big East Conference. pp. 62–66. Archived from the original on February 3, 2013. Retrieved January 23, 2013.