2017 Big East Women's Basketball Tournament

The 2017 Big East Women's Basketball Tournament, officially known as the 2017 Big East Championship, was a tournament held from March 4 to 7, 2017, at Al McGuire Center on the Marquette University campus in Milwaukee. The host Marquette Golden Eagles won the tournament and with it an automatic trip to the NCAA Women's Tournament.

2017 Big East Women's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season201617
Teams10
SiteAl McGuire Center
Milwaukee, WI
ChampionsMarquette (1st title)
Winning coachCarolyn Kieger (1st title)
MVPAmani Wilborn (Marquette)
Attendance12,546
TelevisionFS1
2016–17 Big East Conference women's basketball standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
#19 DePaul*162 .889  278  .771
Creighton162 .889  248  .750
Marquette135 .722  258  .758
St. John's117 .611  2212  .647
Villanova117 .611  2014  .588
Georgetown99 .500  1713  .567
Providence414 .222  1218  .400
Xavier414 .222  1218  .400
Seton Hall414 .222  1219  .387
Butler216 .111  625  .194
2017 Big East Tournament winner
*Tournament #1 seed
As of March 29, 2017; Rankings from AP Poll

Seeds

2017 Big East Women's Basketball Tournament seeds and results
Seed School Conf. Over. Tiebreaker
1 DePaul†‡ 16–2 24–6 2–0 vs. Creighton
2 Creighton† 16–2 22–6 0–2 vs. DePaul
3 Marquette 13–5 22–7
4 Villanova 11–7 16-13 2–0 vs. St. John's
5 St. John's 11–7 19-10 0–2 vs. Villanova
6 Georgetown 9–9 17–11
7 Xavier 4–14 12-17 2–0 vs. Providence, 1–1 vs. Seton Hall
8 Seton Hall 4–14 11–18 1–1 vs. Xavier, 1–1 vs. Providence
9 Providence 4–14 12–17 0–2 vs. Xavier, 1–1 vs. Seton Hall
10 Butler 2–16 5–24
‡ – 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 – Saturday, March 4
1
4:00 PM
#7 Xavier vs #10 Butler
BEDN
2,132
2
6:30 PM
#8 Seton Hall vs #9 Providence
Quarterfinals – Sunday, March 5
3
12:00 PM
#2 Creighton vs #10 Butler
FS2
2,815
4
2:30 PM
#3 Marquette vs #6 Georgetown
5
6:00 PM
#1 DePaul vs #8 Seton Hall
1,922
6
8:30 PM
#4 Villanova vs #5 St. John's
Semifinals – Monday, March 6
7
3:00 PM
#2 Creighton vs. #3 Marquette
FS1
2,511
8
5:30 PM
#1 DePaul vs #5 St John's
Championship – Tuesday, March 7
9
8:00 PM
#3 Marquette vs. #1 DePaul
FS1
3,166
*Game Times in CT. #-Rankings denote tournament seed

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Bracket

  Opening Round
March 4, 2017
Quarterfinals
March 5, 2017
Semifinals
March 6, 2017
Championship
March 7, 2017
                                     
       
  1 DePaul 92  
    8 Seton Hall 60  
8 Seton Hall 73
9 Providence 60  
  1 DePaul 59  
  5 St John's 41  
       
       
  4 Villanova 40
    5 St. John's 56  
     
       
  1 DePaul 78
  3 Marquette 86
       
       
  2 Creighton 64
    10 Butler 55  
7 Xavier 66
10 Butler 68  
  2 Creighton 65
  3 Marquette 72  
       
       
  3 Marquette 80
    6 Georgetown 66  
     

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