1994 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

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1994 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Teams 10
Site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Providence (1st title)
Winning coach Rick Barnes (1st title)
MVP Michael Smith (Providence)
← 1993
1995 →
1993–94 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 Connecticut 16 2   .889     29 5   .853
#15 Syracuse 13 5   .722     23 7   .767
Boston College 11 7   .611     23 11   .676
Providence 10 8   .556     20 10   .667
Villanova 10 8   .556     20 12   .625
Georgetown 10 8   .556     19 12   .613
Seton Hall 8 10   .444     17 13   .567
Pittsburgh 7 11   .389     13 14   .481
St. John's 5 13   .278     12 17   .414
Miami 0 18   .000     7 20   .259
† 1994 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 4, 1994[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1994 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, from March 10 to March 13, 1994. Its winner received the Big East Conference's automatic bid to the 1994 NCAA Tournament. It is a single-elimination tournament with four rounds. Connecticut finished with the best regular season conference and was awarded the #1 seed.

Providence defeated Georgetown, 74–64, in the championship game to claim its first Big East Tournament championship.

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
March 10, 1994
Quarterfinals
March 11, 1994
Semifinals
March 12, 1994
Championship Game
March 13, 1994
                                     
       
  1 Connecticut 97  
    9 St. John's 77  
8 Pittsburgh 72
9 St. John's 80  
  1 Connecticut 67  
  4 Providence 69  
       
       
  4 Providence 77
    5 Villanova 66  
     
       
  4 Providence 74
  6 Georgetown 64
       
       
  3 Boston College 58
    6 Georgetown 81  
     
       
  6 Georgetown 76OT
  7 Seton Hall 71  
       
       
  2 Syracuse 80
    7 Seton Hall 81OT  
7 Seton Hall 69
10 Miami 51  

Awards[edit]

Dave Gavitt Trophy (Most Valuable Player): Michael Smith, Providence

All Tournament Team

References[edit]

General: "2008-09 Big East Media Guide" (PDF). pp. 136–138. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-04-28. Retrieved 2009-05-31.