2015 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2015 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament, officially known as the 2015 Big East Tournament, was a tournament played from March 11–14, at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

2015 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season201415
Teams10
SiteMadison Square Garden
New York City
ChampionsVillanova (2nd title)
Winning coachJay Wright (1st title)
MVPJosh Hart (Villanova)
TelevisionFS1
2014–15 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
#9 Villanova162 .889  333  .917
Georgetown126 .667  2211  .667
#23 Butler126 .667  2311  .676
Providence117 .611  2212  .647
St. John's108 .556  2112  .636
#22 Xavier99 .500  2314  .622
DePaul612 .333  1220  .375
Seton Hall612 .333  1615  .516
Marquette414 .222  1319  .406
Creighton414 .222  1419  .424
2015 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 6, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

Seeds

Seed School Conference Overall Tiebreaker
1Villanova‡†16–229–2
2Georgetown12–620–92–1 vs Butler[nb 1]
3Butler12–622–91–2 vs. Georgetown
4Providence11–721–10
5St. John's10–821–10
6Xavier9–919–12
7DePaul6–1212–192–0 vs. Seton Hall
8Seton Hall6–1216–140–2 vs. DePaul
9Marquette4–1413–181–1 vs. Providence
10Creighton4–1412–180–2 vs. Providence
‡ – Big East regular season champions, and tournament No. 1 seed.
† – Received a single-bye in the conference tournament.
Overall records include all games played in the Big East Tournament.

Schedule

Game Time* Matchup# Television Attendance
First round – Wednesday, March 11
1 7:00 pm (8) Seton Hall vs. (9) Marquette FS1
12,588
2 9:30 pm (7) DePaul vs. (10) Creighton FS1
Quarterfinals – Thursday, March 12
3 12:00 pm (1) #4 Villanova vs. (9) Marquette FS1
15,197
4 2:30 pm (4) Providence vs. (5) St. John's FS1
5 7:00 pm (2) #23 Georgetown vs. (10) Creighton FS1
13,245
6 9:30 pm (3) #22 Butler vs. (6) Xavier FS1
Semifinals – Friday, March 13
7 7:00 pm (1) #4 Villanova vs. (4) Providence FS1 15,194
8 9:45 pm (2) #23 Georgetown vs. (6) Xavier FS1 15,194
Championship – Saturday, March 14
9 8:00 pm (1) #4 Villanova vs. (6) Xavier FS1 13,471
*Game times in Eastern Time. Tournament seed in parentheses. #-Rankings denote Associated Press Poll ranking.

Bracket

  First round
March 11
Quarterfinals
March 12
Semifinals
March 13
Championship
March 14
                                     
       
  1 #4 Villanova 84  
    9 Marquette 49  
8 Seton Hall 56
9 Marquette 78  
  1 #4 Villanova 63  
  4 Providence 61  
       
       
  4 Providence 74
    5 St. John's 57  
     
       
  1 #4 Villanova 69
  6 Xavier 52
       
       
  2 #23 Georgetown 60
    10 Creighton 55  
7 DePaul 63
10 Creighton 78  
  2 #23 Georgetown 63
  6 Xavier 65  
       
       
  3 #22 Butler 61
    6 Xavier 67*  
     

All-Tournament team

Dave Gavitt Trophy (Most Outstanding Player)

  • Josh Hart, Villanova

[2]

See also

Notes

  1. Butler and Georgetown played three times during the regular season, as they met during the Battle 4 Atlantis. Per Big East tie breaking rules, all regular season games are considered when breaking ties.[1]

References

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