1992 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament

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1992 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament
Classification Division
Teams 4
Format Double-elimination tournament
Site
Champions Providence (1st title)
Winning coach Paul Kostacopoulos (1st title)
MVP Jim Foster (Providence)
1992 Big East Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
St. John's 14 5 0   .737     30 13 0   .698
Seton Hall 14 7 0   .667     28 27 0   .509
Connecticut 13 7 0   .650     25 20 1   .554
Providence y 12 8 0   .600     29 23 0   .558
Villanova 9 10 0   .474     22 21 0   .512
Georgetown 6 15 0   .286     12 30 1   .291
Pittsburgh 5 13 0   .278     23 21 0   .523
Boston College 5 13 0   .278     18 17 1   .514
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1992[1][2]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1992 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament was held at Muzzy Field in Bristol, CT. This was the eighth annual Big East Conference Baseball Tournament. The fourth seeded Providence Friars won their first tournament championship and claimed the Big East Conference's automatic bid to the 1992 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.[3]

Format and seeding[edit]

The Big East baseball tournament was a 4 team double elimination tournament in 1992. 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 14 5 .737
1
Seton Hall 14 7 .667
1
2
Connecticut 13 7 .650
1.5
3
Providence 12 8 .600
2.5
4
Villanova 9 10 .474
5
Georgetown 6 15 .286
9
Pittsburgh 5 13 .278
9.5
Boston College 5 13 .278
9.5

Bracket[edit]

  First Round Semi-Finals Finals
                             
1 St. John's 4  
4 Providence 6  
  4 Providence 13  
  3 Connecticut 2  
2 Seton Hall 2
3 Connecticut 14  
  4 Providence 8 5
  3 Connecticut 11 3
1 St. John's 3  
2 Seton Hall 4  
  3 Connecticut 4
  2 Seton Hall 3  

Jack Kaiser Award[edit]

Jim Foster was the winner of the 1992 Jack Kaiser Award. Foster was a catcher for Providence.[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 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1992". boydsworld.com. Retrieved January 25, 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 25, 2013.