American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2008-2009 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 10 - 14, 2009
Champions:Louisville
Runner-Up:Syracuse
MVP/MOP:Jonny Flynn (Syracuse, So.)
All-Tournament Team:A.J. Price (Connecticut, Sr.), Earl Clark (Louisville, Jr.), Terrence Williams (Louisville, Sr.), Eric Devendorf (Syracuse, Jr.), Devin Ebanks (West Virginia, Fr.)
Championship Venue:Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, NY)
Attendance:290,625
Officials:James Breeding, Jim Burr, James Burr, John Cahill, Tim Clougherty, JD Collins, Ed Corbett, Bob Donato, Pat Driscoll, John Gaffney, Donnie Gary, Reggie Greenwood, Karl Hess, Tim Higgins, Michael Kitts, Brian O'Connell, Ray Perrone, Gary Prager, Mike Roberts, Wally Rutecki, Curtis Shaw, Michael Stephens, Michael Stevens

2008-2009 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Eric Devendorf (Syracuse, Jr.) (84)
Total Rebounds:Paul Harris (Syracuse, Jr.) (36)
Total Assists:Jonny Flynn (Syracuse, So.) (37)
Total Steals:Terrence Williams (Louisville, Sr.) (13)
Total Blocks:Hasheem Thabeet (Connecticut, Jr.) (6), Terrence Jennings (Louisville, Fr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Jonny Flynn (Syracuse, So.) (181)
Total FIC:Earl Clark (Louisville, Jr.) (58.8)
Total Fouls:Eric Devendorf (Syracuse, Jr.) (16)
Total Turnovers:Jonny Flynn (Syracuse, So.) (14)
Total FGs:Eric Devendorf (Syracuse, Jr.) (30)
Total 3PM:Eric Devendorf (Syracuse, Jr.) (15), Andy Rautins (Syracuse, Jr.) (15)
Total FTs:Jonny Flynn (Syracuse, So.) (22)

2008-2009 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
9 Cincinnati 57
16 DePaul 67
 
 
 
 
 
12 Georgetown 59
13 St. John's 64
 
10 Notre Dame 61
15 Rutgers 50
 
 
 
 
 
11 Seton Hall 68
14 South Florida 54
 
Second Round
 
8 Providence 83
16 DePaul 74
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Marquette 74
13 St. John's 45
 
7 West Virginia 74
10 Notre Dame 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Syracuse 89
11 Seton Hall 74
 
Quarterfinals
 
 
1 Louisville 73
8 Providence 55
 
 
 
4 Villanova 76
5 Marquette 75
 
 
 
 
 
2 Pittsburgh 60
7 West Virginia 74
 
 
 
3 Connecticut 117
6 Syracuse 127
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Louisville 69
4 Villanova 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Syracuse 74
7 West Virginia 69
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Louisville 76
6 Syracuse 66

2008-2009 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Louisville 25  83.33% 16  88.89%
2 Pittsburgh 28  90.32% 15  83.33%
3 Connecticut 27  90.00% 15  83.33%
4 Villanova 25  80.65% 13  72.22%
5 Marquette 23  74.19% 12  66.67%
6 Syracuse 23  74.19% 11  61.11%
7 West Virginia 21  10  67.74% 10  55.56%
8 Providence 18  12  60.00% 10  55.56%
9 Cincinnati 18  13  58.06% 10  44.44%
10 Notre Dame 17  13  56.67% 10  44.44%
11 Seton Hall 16  14  53.33% 11  38.89%
12 Georgetown 16  13  55.17% 11  38.89%
13 St. John's 15  16  48.39% 12  33.33%
14 South Florida 21  30.00% 14  22.22%
15 Rutgers 11  20  35.48% 16  11.11%
16 DePaul 23  25.81% 18  0.00%

*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

2008-2009 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
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