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2011-2012 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 6 - 10, 2012
Tournament Champions: Louisville
Tournament Runner Up: Cincinnati
Tournament MOP/MVP: Peyton Siva (Louisville, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team: Gorgui Dieng (Louisville, So.), Kyle Kuric (Louisville, Sr.), Yancy Gates (Cincinnati, Sr.), Cashmere Wright (Cincinnati, Jr.), Dion Waiters (Syracuse, So.)
Championship Game Venue: Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, NY)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Jeff Anderson, James Breeding, Jim Burr, Jeff Clark, Tim Clougherty, Ed Corbett, Bob Donato, Pat Driscoll, John Gaffney, Karl Hess, Tim Higgins, Brian O' Connell, Brian O'Connell, Gary Prager, Mike Roberts, Michael Roberts, Wally Rutecki, Michael Stephens, Gene Steratore, Earl Walton
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Kyle Kuric (Louisville, Sr.) (58)
Total Rebounds:Gorgui Dieng (Louisville, So.) (36)
Total Assists:Peyton Siva (Louisville, Jr.) (23)
Total Steals:Peyton Siva (Louisville, Jr.) (11), Russ Smith (Louisville, So.) (11)
Total Blocks:Gorgui Dieng (Louisville, So.) (13)
Total Minutes:Kyle Kuric (Louisville, Sr.) (147)
Total FIC:Peyton Siva (Louisville, Jr.) (52.6)
Total Fouls:Gorgui Dieng (Louisville, So.) (14)
Total Turnovers:Peyton Siva (Louisville, Jr.) (14)
Total FGs:Jeremy Lamb (Connecticut, So.) (23)
Total 3PM:Sean Kilpatrick (Cincinnati, So.) (8), Chris Smith (Louisville, Sr.) (8), Kyle Kuric (Louisville, Sr.) (8), Dion Waiters (Syracuse, So.) (8), Jeremy Lamb (Connecticut, So.) (8), Shabazz Napier (Connecticut, So.) (8)
Total FTs:Maalik Wayns (Villanova, Jr.) (16)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
9 Connecticut 81
16 DePaul 67
 
 
 
 
 
12 St. John's 59
13 Pittsburgh 73
 
11 Rutgers 49
14 Villanova 70
 
 
 
 
 
10 Seton Hall 79
15 Providence 47
 
Second Round
 
8 West Virginia 67
9 Connecticut 71
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Georgetown 64
13 Pittsburgh 52
 
6 South Florida 56
14 Villanova 47
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Louisville 61
10 Seton Hall 55
 
Quarterfinals
 
 
1 Syracuse 58
9 Connecticut 55
 
 
 
4 Cincinnati 72
5 Georgetown 70
 
 
 
 
 
3 Notre Dame 57
6 South Florida 53
 
 
 
2 Marquette 71
7 Louisville 84
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Syracuse 68
4 Cincinnati 71
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Notre Dame 50
7 Louisville 64
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Cincinnati 44
7 Louisville 50

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
-     -     -
*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 6, 2012
#16 DePaul (L) #9 Connecticut (W) 67-81 Madison Square Garden PTS: 25. Jeremy Lamb
REB: 8. Roscoe Smith
AST: 7. Ryan Boatright
PTS: 19. Cleveland Melvin
REB: 9. Cleveland Melvin
AST: 2. Cleveland Melvin
Mar 6, 2012
#13 Pittsburgh (W) #12 St. John's (L) 73-59 Madison Square Garden PTS: 25. Maurice Harkless
REB: 12. God's Gift Achiuwa
AST: 3. Amir Garrett
PTS: 20. Ashton Gibbs
REB: 8. Nasir Robinson
AST: 6. Travon Woodall
Mar 6, 2012
#15 Providence (L) #10 Seton Hall (W) 47-79 Madison Square Garden PTS: 16. Brandon Mobley
REB: 9. Brandon Mobley
AST: 13. Jordan Theodore
PTS: 14. LaDontae Henton
REB: 7. LaDontae Henton
AST: 5. Vincent Council
Mar 6, 2012
#14 Villanova (W) #11 Rutgers (L) 70-49 Madison Square Garden PTS: 23. Eli Carter
REB: 5. Dane Miller
AST: 3. Myles Mack
PTS: 28. Maalik Wayns
REB: 12. Mouphtaou Yarou
AST: 4. Maalik Wayns
Mar 7, 2012
#9 Connecticut (W) #8 West Virginia (L) 71-67 Madison Square Garden PTS: 25. Kevin Jones
REB: 11. Dominique Rutledge
AST: 3. Dominique Rutledge
PTS: 26. Shabazz Napier
REB: 8. Jeremy Lamb
AST: 6. Shabazz Napier
Mar 7, 2012
#13 Pittsburgh (L) #5 Georgetown (W) 52-64 Madison Square Garden PTS: 20. Henry Sims
REB: 13. Henry Sims
AST: 5. Henry Sims
PTS: 14. Ashton Gibbs
REB: 8. Lamar Patterson
AST: 6. Lamar Patterson
Mar 7, 2012
#10 Seton Hall (L) #7 Louisville (W) 55-61 Madison Square Garden PTS: 14. Peyton Siva
REB: 10. Gorgui Dieng
AST: 3. Peyton Siva
PTS: 17. Jordan Theodore
REB: 15. Herb Pope
AST: 3. Fuquan Edwin
Mar 7, 2012
#14 Villanova (L) #6 South Florida (W) 47-56 Madison Square Garden PTS: 17. Anthony Collins
REB: 6. Victor Rudd
AST: 4. Anthony Collins
PTS: 20. Mouphtaou Yarou
REB: 5. Maurice Sutton
AST: 5. Maalik Wayns
Mar 8, 2012
#9 Connecticut (L) #1 Syracuse (W) 55-58 Madison Square Garden PTS: 18. Dion Waiters
REB: 7. Brandon Triche
AST: 4. Michael Carter-Williams
PTS: 15. Shabazz Napier
REB: 10. Andre Drummond
AST: 4. Tyler Olander
Mar 8, 2012
#5 Georgetown (L) #4 Cincinnati (W) 70-72 Madison Square Garden PTS: 23. Yancy Gates
REB: 10. Jaquon Parker
AST: 4. Cashmere Wright
PTS: 22. Henry Sims
REB: 15. Henry Sims
AST: 4. Otto Porter
Mar 8, 2012
#7 Louisville (W) #2 Marquette (L) 84-71 Madison Square Garden PTS: 23. Darius Johnson-Odom
REB: 12. Jae Crowder
AST: 5. Junior Cadougan
PTS: 20. Kyle Kuric
REB: 12. Jared Swopshire
AST: 6. Peyton Siva
Mar 8, 2012
#6 South Florida (L) #3 Notre Dame (W) 53-57 Madison Square Garden PTS: 12. Jerian Grant
REB: 12. Scott Martin
AST: 6. Jerian Grant
PTS: 16. Victor Rudd
REB: 7. Victor Rudd
AST: 7. Anthony Collins
Mar 9, 2012
#4 Cincinnati (W) #1 Syracuse (L) 71-68 Madison Square Garden PTS: 28. Dion Waiters
REB: 11. C.J. Fair
AST: 4. Dion Waiters
PTS: 18. Sean Kilpatrick
REB: 8. Jaquon Parker
AST: 8. Cashmere Wright
Mar 9, 2012
#7 Louisville (W) #3 Notre Dame (L) 64-50 Madison Square Garden PTS: 12. Eric Atkins
REB: 11. Jack Cooley
AST: 4. Eric Atkins
PTS: 16. Gorgui Dieng
REB: 8. Peyton Siva
AST: 9. Peyton Siva
Mar 10, 2012
#7 Louisville (W) #4 Cincinnati (L) 50-44 Madison Square Garden PTS: 16. Cashmere Wright
REB: 7. Jaquon Parker
AST: 2. Cashmere Wright
PTS: 15. Chris Smith
REB: 10. Gorgui Dieng
AST: 5. Peyton Siva