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2014 Big East Conference Final Standings and Tournament Bracket

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Last night marked the conclusion of the regular season for members of the Big East. Even though the top two seeds were locked in entering Saturday, there were still a number of seeds at stake. There was a three way tie between Providence, Xavier, and St. John’s, that when the tiebreaker rules were employed had Xavier come out on top of the other two. Here’s a look at the final Big East standings, followed by the tournament schedule/bracket. Stay tuned for an in-depth preview and analysis of the Big East Tournament coming soon.

Standings:
Team (Overall Record, Conference Record):
1. Villanova (28-3, 16-2)
2. Creighton (24-6, 14-4)
3. Xavier (20-11, 10-8)
4. Providence (20-11, 10-8)
5. St. John’s (20-11, 10-8)
6. Marquette (17-14, 9-9)
7. Georgetown (17-13, 8-10)
8. Seton Hall (15-16, 6-12)
9. Butler (14-16, 4-14)
10. DePaul (11-20, 3-15)

Schedule & Bracket (All start times are Eastern Standard Time):

Opening Round, Wednesday, March 12
#9 Butler vs. #8 Seton Hall, 7 p.m.
#10 DePaul vs. #7 Georgetown, 9:30 p.m.

Quarter Finals, Thursday, March 13
#9 Butler/#8 Seton Hall winner vs. #1 Villanova, 12 p.m.
#5 St. John’s vs. #4 Providence, 2:30 p.m.
#10 DePaul/#7 Georgetown winner vs. #2 Creighton, 7 p.m.
#6 Marquette vs. #3 Xavier, 9:30 p.m.

Semi Finals, Friday, March 14
#9 Butler/#8 Seton Hall/#1 Villanova vs. #5 St. John’s/#4 Providence winner, 7 p.m.
#10 DePaul/#7 Georgetown/#2 Creighton vs. #6 Marquette/#3 Xavier, 9:30 p.m.

Championship Game, Saturday, March 15
Finalist #1 vs. Finalist #2, 8:30 p.m.

And here’s the bracket:

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2 Responses »

  1. I like these matchups. The only team in our way to the final is probably St. Johns, since they have more talent than their record shows, and home court advantage in MSG.

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About The Author

Eugene Rapay '16 created "The Bench Mob" in November 2013. He joined the Villanova Times in 2012 as a writer. A Westchester, NY native, who will bring top quality coverage of all things Villanova sports.

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