2002 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament
|Champions||Notre Dame (1st title)|
|Winning coach||Paul Mainieri (1st title)|
|MVP||Steve Stanley Notre Dame|
|2002 Big East Conference baseball standings|
|#6 Notre Dame †‡y||18||–||8||–||0||.692||50||–||18||–||0||.735|
|Virginia Tech ||18||–||8||–||0||.692||33||–||26||–||0||.559|
|Boston College ||15||–||11||–||0||.577||30||–||25||–||0||.545|
|St. John's ||14||–||12||–||0||.538||29||–||23||–||0||.558|
|Seton Hall ||11||–||15||–||0||.423||25||–||28||–||0||.472|
|West Virginia ||9||–||16||–||0||.360||24||–||26||–||0||.480|
|† – Conference champion |
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 2002; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
The 2002 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament was held at Commerce Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, NJ. This was the eighteenth annual Big East Conference Baseball Tournament. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish won their first tournament championship and claimed the Big East Conference's automatic bid to the 2002 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. Notre Dame would go on to win five championships in a row.
Format and seeding
The Big East baseball tournament was a 4 team double elimination tournament in 2002. The top four regular season finishers were seeded one through four based on conference winning percentage only.
* - Indicates game required 10 innings.
Jack Kaiser Award
Steve Stanley was the winner of the 2002 Jack Kaiser Award. Stanley was a senior center fielder for Notre Dame.
- 2012 Big East Baseball Media Guide. Big East Conference. p. 61. Archived from the original on February 3, 2013. Retrieved February 2, 2013.
- "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 2002". boydsworld.com. Retrieved February 2, 2013.
- 2012 Big East Baseball Media Guide. Big East Conference. pp. 61–66. Archived from the original on February 3, 2013. Retrieved February 2, 2013.