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2004-2005 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 9 - 12, 2005
Tournament Champions: Syracuse
Tournament Runner Up: West Virginia
Tournament MOP/MVP: Hakim Warrick (Syracuse, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Gerry McNamara (Syracuse, Jr.), Josh Pace (Syracuse, Sr.), Mike Gansey (West Virginia, Jr.), Kevin Pittsnogle (West Virginia, Jr.), Randy Foye (Villanova, Jr.)
Championship Game Venue: Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, NY)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Jim Burr, William Bush, John Cahill, Don Cahill, Ed Corbett, Robert Donato, Pat Driscoll, Donnie Gray, Reggie Greenwood, James Haney, John Higgins, Tim Higgins, John Hughes, Michael Kitts, Michael Kitts, Ray Perrone, Gary Prager, Frank Scagliotta
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Hakim Warrick (Syracuse, Sr.) (69)
Total Rebounds:Hakim Warrick (Syracuse, Sr.) (36)
Total Assists:J.D. Collins (West Virginia, Jr.) (21)
Total Steals:Mike Gansey (West Virginia, Jr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Jeff Green (Georgetown, Fr.) (6), Rudy Gay (Connecticut, Fr.) (6), Darryl Watkins (Syracuse, So.) (6)
Total Minutes:Johannes Herber (West Virginia, Jr.) (131)
Total FIC:Mike Gansey (West Virginia, Jr.) (59.5)
Total Fouls:Johannes Herber (West Virginia, Jr.) (13)
Total Turnovers:Gerry McNamara (Syracuse, Jr.) (10)
Total FGs:Mike Gansey (West Virginia, Jr.) (24)
Total 3PM:Gerry McNamara (Syracuse, Jr.) (11), Kevin Pittsnogle (West Virginia, Jr.) (11)
Total FTs:Hakim Warrick (Syracuse, Sr.) (23)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 West Virginia 82
9 Providence 59
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Georgetown 56
10 Seton Hall 51
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Notre Dame 65
11 Rutgers 72
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Boston College 72
8 West Virginia 78
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Villanova 67
5 Pittsburgh 58
2 Connecticut 66
7 Georgetown 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Syracuse 81
11 Rutgers 57
Semifinals
 
 
 
4 Villanova 76
8 West Virginia 78
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Connecticut 63
3 Syracuse 67
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Syracuse 68
8 West Virginia 59

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
6 Notre Dame 17  10  62.96% 56.25%
7 Georgetown 15  11  57.69% 50.00%
5 Pittsburgh 20  74.07% 10  62.50%
2 Connecticut 21  77.78% 13  81.25%
9 Providence 14  16  46.67% 12  25.00%
11 Rutgers 18  33.33% 14  12.50%
10 Seton Hall 12  15  44.44% 12  25.00%
3 Syracuse 24  80.00% 11  68.75%
4 Villanova 21  77.78% 11  68.75%
8 West Virginia 18  66.67% 50.00%
1 Boston College 24  88.89% 13  81.25%
*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 9, 2005
#9 Providence (L) #8 West Virginia (W) 59-82 Madison Square Garden PTS: 24. Kevin Pittsnogle
REB: 8. Kevin Pittsnogle
AST: 5. Mike Gansey
PTS: 20. Ryan Gomes
REB: 8. Tuukka Kotti
AST: 4. Tuukka Kotti
Mar 9, 2005
#10 Seton Hall (L) #7 Georgetown (W) 51-56 Madison Square Garden PTS: 16. Brandon Bowman
REB: 9. Jeff Green
AST: 4. Ashanti Cook
PTS: 12. Jamar Nutter
REB: 5. John Allen
AST: 4. Justin Cerasoli
Mar 9, 2005
#11 Rutgers (W) #6 Notre Dame (L) 72-65 Madison Square Garden PTS: 21. Torin Francis
REB: 13. Torin Francis
AST: 5. Chris Thomas
PTS: 21. Ricky Shields
REB: 8. Byron Joynes
AST: 5. Quincy Douby
Mar 10, 2005
#7 Georgetown (L) #2 Connecticut (W) 62-66 Madison Square Garden PTS: 17. Rudy Gay
REB: 8. Josh Boone
AST: 10. Marcus D. Williams
PTS: 17. Ashanti Cook
REB: 6. Brandon Bowman
AST: 5. Jeff Green
Mar 10, 2005
#8 West Virginia (W) #1 Boston College (L) 78-72 Madison Square Garden PTS: 20. Craig Smith
REB: 8. Craig Smith
AST: 4. Louis Hinnant
PTS: 21. Mike Gansey
REB: 8. Johannes Herber
AST: 5. J.D. Collins
Mar 10, 2005
#11 Rutgers (L) #3 Syracuse (W) 57-81 Madison Square Garden PTS: 25. Gerry McNamara
REB: 13. Hakim Warrick
AST: 3. Gerry McNamara
PTS: 14. Quincy Douby
REB: 11. Byron Joynes
AST: 5. Quincy Douby
Mar 10, 2005
#5 Pittsburgh (L) #4 Villanova (W) 58-67 Madison Square Garden PTS: 23. Randy Foye
REB: 6. Jason Fraser
AST: 4. Randy Foye
PTS: 18. Carl Krauser
REB: 10. Chevon Troutman
AST: 3. Carl Krauser
Mar 11, 2005
#3 Syracuse (W) #2 Connecticut (L) 67-63 Madison Square Garden PTS: 18. Charlie Villanueva
REB: 13. Josh Boone
AST: 7. Marcus D. Williams
PTS: 26. Hakim Warrick
REB: 10. Hakim Warrick
AST: 2. Gerry McNamara
Mar 11, 2005
#8 West Virginia (W) #4 Villanova (L) 78-76 Madison Square Garden PTS: 22. Randy Foye
REB: 5. Randy Foye
AST: 5. Mike Nardi
PTS: 22. Mike Gansey
REB: 10. Mike Gansey
AST: 6. J.D. Collins
Mar 12, 2005
#8 West Virginia (L) #3 Syracuse (W) 59-68 Madison Square Garden PTS: 20. Hakim Warrick
REB: 13. Hakim Warrick
AST: 6. Josh Pace
PTS: 13. Tyrone Sally
REB: 5. D'or Fischer
AST: 5. J.D. Collins