2010 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament

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2010 Big East Conference
Baseball Tournament
Teams 8
Format Double-elimination tournament
Finals Site
Champions St. John's (6th title)
Winning coach Ed Blankmeyer (2nd title)
MVP Kyle Hansen St. John's
2010 Big East Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
Louisville 21 6 0   .778     50 14 0   .781
Connecticut 20 6 0   .769     48 16 0   .750
Pittsburgh 18 8 0   .692     38 18 0   .679
St. John's 16 11 0   .593     43 20 0   .683
South Florida 16 11 0   .593     26 32 0   .448
Rutgers 15 12 0   .556     30 26 0   .536
Cincinnati 13 14 0   .481     29 29 0   .500
West Virginia 10 17 0   .370     27 30 0   .474
Notre Dame 10 17 0   .370     22 32 0   .407
Villanova 9 18 0   .333     29 23 0   .558
Seton Hall 8 19 0   .296     19 30 1   .390
Georgetown 5 22 0   .185     24 31 0   .436
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
As of June 8, 2010[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2010 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament was held from May 23 to May 27, 2010 at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida. It was an eight-team double elimination tournament. The winner, St. John's, received a bid to the 2010 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.[2]

Format and seeding[edit]

The top eight teams in the Big East were seeded one through eight based on their regular season finish, using conference winning percentage only.[2]

Team W L Pct. GB Seed
Louisville 21 6 .778
1
Connecticut 20 6 .769
.5
2
Pittsburgh 18 8 .692
2.5
3
St. John's 16 11 .593
5
4
South Florida 16 11 .593
5
5
Rutgers 15 12 .556
6
6
Cincinnati 13 14 .481
8
7
West Virginia 10 17 .370
11
8
Notre Dame 10 17 .370
11
Villanova 9 18 .333
12
Seton Hall 8 19 .296
13
Georgetown 5 22 .185
16

Bracket[edit]

  First round Second round Semifinals Finals
                                       
1 Louisville 1  
8 West Virginia 4  
  1 Louisville 5  
  4 St. John's 6  
4 St. John's 3
5 South Florida 2  
  4 St. John's 5  
  1 Louisville 3  
8 West Virginia 5  
5 South Florida 10  
  1 Louisville 9
  5 South Florida 7  
  4 St. John's 3
  2 Connecticut 0
3 Pittsburgh 5  
6 Rutgers 9  
  6 Rutgers 6
  2 Connecticut 5  
2 Connecticut 9
7 Cincinnati 6  
  6 Rutgers 10 4
  2 Connecticut 11 7  
3 Pittsburgh 13  
7 Cincinnati 4  
  2 Connecticut 7
  3 Pittsburgh 2  

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All-Tournament Team[edit]

The following players were named to the All-Tournament Team.[2]

Pos Name Teama
P Kyle Hansen St. John's
P Dan Feehan Connecticut
C Corey Brownsten Pittsburgh
IF Mike Nemeth Connecticut
IF Joe Panik St. John's
IF Steve Nyisztor Rutgers
IF Ryan Wright Louisville
OF George Springer Connecticut
OF Stewart Ijames Louisville
OF Billy Ferriter Connecticut
DH Kevan Smith Pittsburgh

Jack Kaiser Award[edit]

Kyle Hansen was the winner of the 2010 Jack Kaiser Award. Hansen was a pitcher for St. John's.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Standings and Leaders". Big East Conference. Retrieved June 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Baseball Media Guide. bigeast.org. pp. 61–66. Archived from the original on February 3, 2013. Retrieved 2012-06-28.