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2010-2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 8 - 12, 2011
Tournament Champions: Connecticut
Tournament Runner Up: Louisville
Tournament MOP/MVP: Kemba Walker (Connecticut, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team: Jeremy Lamb (Connecticut, Fr.), Peyton Siva (Louisville, So.), Preston Knowles (Louisville, Sr.), Rick Jackson (Syracuse, Sr.), Scott Martin (Notre Dame, So.)
Championship Game Venue: Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, NY)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Jeff Anderson, James Breeding, Jim Burr, John Cahill, Jeff Clark, Jeff Clarke, Tim Clougherty, Ed Corbett, Pat Driscoll, John Gaffney, Karl Hess, Tim Higgins, Brian O'Connell, Brian O\'Connell, Gary Prager, Mike Roberts, Wally Rutecki, Michael Stephens, Gene Steratore, Earl Walton
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Kemba Walker (Connecticut, Jr.) (130)
Total Rebounds:Alex Oriakhi (Connecticut, So.) (50)
Total Assists:Peyton Siva (Louisville, So.) (23)
Total Steals:Kemba Walker (Connecticut, Jr.) (14)
Total Blocks:Rick Jackson (Syracuse, Sr.) (6), Jeremy Lamb (Connecticut, Fr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Kemba Walker (Connecticut, Jr.) (190)
Total FIC:Kemba Walker (Connecticut, Jr.) (83.3)
Total Fouls:Alex Oriakhi (Connecticut, So.) (16)
Total Turnovers:Kemba Walker (Connecticut, Jr.) (18)
Total FGs:Kemba Walker (Connecticut, Jr.) (41)
Total 3PM:Shaun Noriega (South Florida, So.) (10)
Total FTs:Kemba Walker (Connecticut, Jr.) (46)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
9 Connecticut 97
16 DePaul 71
 
 
 
 
 
12 Seton Hall 70
13 Rutgers 76
 
10 Villanova 69
15 South Florida 70
 
 
 
 
 
11 Marquette 87
14 Providence 66
 
Second Round
 
8 Georgetown 62
9 Connecticut 79
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 St. John's 65
13 Rutgers 63
 
7 Cincinnati 87
15 South Florida 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 West Virginia 61
11 Marquette 67
 
Quarterfinals
 
 
1 Pittsburgh 74
9 Connecticut 76
 
 
 
4 Syracuse 79
5 St. John's 73
 
 
 
 
 
2 Notre Dame 89
7 Cincinnati 51
 
 
 
3 Louisville 81
11 Marquette 56
Semifinals
 
 
 
4 Syracuse 71
9 Connecticut 76
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Notre Dame 77
3 Louisville 83
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Louisville 66
9 Connecticut 69

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
1 Pittsburgh 27  87.10% 15  83.33%
2 Notre Dame 25  83.33% 14  77.78%
3 Louisville 23  74.19% 12  66.67%
4 Syracuse 25  80.65% 12  66.67%
5 St. John's 20  10  66.67% 12  66.67%
6 West Virginia 21  10  67.74% 11  61.11%
7 Cincinnati 24  77.42% 11  61.11%
8 Georgetown 21  70.00% 10  55.56%
9 Connecticut 21  70.00% 50.00%
10 Villanova 21  10  67.74% 50.00%
11 Marquette 18  13  58.06% 50.00%
12 Seton Hall 13  17  43.33% 11  38.89%
13 Rutgers 14  16  46.67% 13  27.78%
14 Providence 15  16  48.39% 14  22.22%
15 South Florida 22  29.03% 15  16.67%
16 DePaul 23  23.33% 17  5.56%
*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 8, 2011
#15 South Florida (W) #10 Villanova (L) 70-69 Madison Square Garden PTS: 24. Maalik Wayns
REB: 5. Antonio Pena
AST: 3. Corey Fisher
PTS: 22. Shaun Noriega
REB: 5. Ron Anderson
AST: 7. Anthony Crater
Mar 8, 2011
#16 DePaul (L) #9 Connecticut (W) 71-97 Madison Square Garden PTS: 26. Kemba Walker
REB: 19. Alex Oriakhi
AST: 8. Shabazz Napier
PTS: 20. Brandon Young
REB: 4. Brandon Young
AST: 4. Brandon Young
Mar 8, 2011
#14 Providence (L) #11 Marquette (W) 66-87 Madison Square Garden PTS: 23. Darius Johnson-Odom
REB: 10. Jimmy Butler
AST: 8. Jimmy Butler
PTS: 21. Vincent Council
REB: 8. Gerard Coleman
AST: 7. Vincent Council
Mar 8, 2011
#13 Rutgers (W) #12 Seton Hall (L) 76-70 Madison Square Garden PTS: 27. Jeremy Hazell
REB: 8. Eniel Polynice
AST: 6. Eniel Polynice
PTS: 25. Jonathan Mitchell
REB: 11. Dane Miller
AST: 4. Dane Miller
Mar 9, 2011
#9 Connecticut (W) #8 Georgetown (L) 79-62 Madison Square Garden PTS: 23. Jason Clark
REB: 8. Jason Clark
AST: 3. Nate Lubick
PTS: 28. Kemba Walker
REB: 6. Kemba Walker
AST: 3. Kemba Walker
Mar 9, 2011
#11 Marquette (W) #6 West Virginia (L) 67-61 Madison Square Garden PTS: 15. Kevin Jones
REB: 5. Kevin Jones
AST: 5. Joe Mazzulla
PTS: 15. Junior Cadougan
REB: 9. Jae Crowder
AST: 5. Junior Cadougan
Mar 9, 2011
#13 Rutgers (L) #5 St. John's (W) 63-65 Madison Square Garden PTS: 17. Dwight Hardy
REB: 9. Sean Evans
AST: 5. Malik Boothe
PTS: 15. James Beatty
REB: 8. Gilvydas Biruta
AST: 5. Dane Miller
Mar 9, 2011
#15 South Florida (L) #7 Cincinnati (W) 61-87 Madison Square Garden PTS: 25. Yancy Gates
REB: 6. Dion Dixon
AST: 3. Dion Dixon
PTS: 16. Augustus Gilchrist
REB: 5. Augustus Gilchrist
AST: 3. Jawanza Poland
Mar 10, 2011
#5 St. John's (L) #4 Syracuse (W) 73-79 Madison Square Garden PTS: 22. Brandon Triche
REB: 9. Rick Jackson
AST: 5. Brandon Triche
PTS: 22. Dwight Hardy
REB: 12. Sean Evans
AST: 4. Justin Brownlee
Mar 10, 2011
#7 Cincinnati (L) #2 Notre Dame (W) 51-89 Madison Square Garden PTS: 23. Ben Hansbrough
REB: 7. Jack Cooley
AST: 6. Ben Hansbrough
PTS: 15. Dion Dixon
REB: 9. Yancy Gates
AST: 2. Yancy Gates
Mar 10, 2011
#9 Connecticut (W) #1 Pittsburgh (L) 76-74 Madison Square Garden PTS: 27. Ashton Gibbs
REB: 7. Dante Taylor
AST: 4. Ashton Gibbs
PTS: 24. Kemba Walker
REB: 7. Alex Oriakhi
AST: 5. Kemba Walker
Mar 10, 2011
#11 Marquette (L) #3 Louisville (W) 56-81 Madison Square Garden PTS: 22. Mike Marra
REB: 11. Chris Smith
AST: 9. Peyton Siva
PTS: 14. Jimmy Butler
REB: 7. Jamail Jones
AST: 2. Jimmy Butler
Mar 11, 2011
#9 Connecticut (W) #4 Syracuse (L) 76-71 Madison Square Garden PTS: 20. Kris Joseph
REB: 9. Kris Joseph
AST: 5. Brandon Triche
PTS: 33. Kemba Walker
REB: 12. Kemba Walker
AST: 5. Kemba Walker
Mar 11, 2011
#3 Louisville (W) #2 Notre Dame (L) 83-77 Madison Square Garden PTS: 21. Scott Martin
REB: 8. Scott Martin
AST: 5. Ben Hansbrough
PTS: 20. Preston Knowles
REB: 8. Gorgui Dieng
AST: 7. Peyton Siva
Mar 12, 2011
#9 Connecticut (W) #3 Louisville (L) 69-66 Madison Square Garden PTS: 18. Preston Knowles
REB: 7. Peyton Siva
AST: 7. Peyton Siva
PTS: 19. Kemba Walker
REB: 8. Alex Oriakhi
AST: 3. Jeremy Lamb