1995 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament
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1995 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament
1995 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season1994–95
Teams10
SiteMadison Square Garden
New York City
ChampionsVillanova (1st title)
Winning coachSteve Lappas (1st title)
MVPKerry Kittles (Villanova)
← 1994
1996 →
1994-95 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#8 Connecticut 16 2   .889     28 5   .848
#9 Villanova+ 14 4   .778     25 8   .758
#25 Syracuse 12 6   .667     20 10   .667
#22 Georgetown 11 7   .611     21 10   .677
Miami 9 9   .500     15 13   .536
Providence 7 11   .389     17 13   .567
Seton Hall 7 11   .389     16 14   .533
St. John's 7 11   .389     14 14   .500
Pittsburgh 5 13   .278     10 18   .357
Boston College 2 16   .111     9 19   .321
+ 1995 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 3, 1995[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1995 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, from March 9 to March 12, 1995. Its winner received the Big East Conference's automatic bid to the 1995 NCAA Tournament. It is a single-elimination tournament with four rounds. Connecticut finished with the best regular season conference and was awarded the #1 seed.

Villanova defeated Connecticut, 94–78, in the championship game to claim its first Big East Tournament championship.

Bracket

  First Round
March 9, 1995
Quarterfinals
March 10, 1995
Semifinals
March 11, 1995
Championship Game
March 12, 1995
                                     
       
  1 #6 Connecticut 81  
    9 Pittsburgh 78  
8 St. John's 71
9 Pittsburgh 74  
  1 #6 Connecticut 88  
  4 #24 Georgetown 81  
       
       
  4 #24 Georgetown 69
    5 Miami 58  
     
       
  1 #6 Connecticut 78
  2 #13 Villanova 94
       
       
  3 #21 Syracuse 69
    6 Providence 71OT  
     
       
  6 Providence 75
  2 #13 Villanova 90  
       
       
  2 #13 Villanova 68
    10 Boston College 64  
7 Seton Hall 87
10 Boston College 89OT  

Awards

Dave Gavitt Trophy (Most Valuable Player): Kerry Kittles, Villanova

All Tournament Team

References

General: "2008-09 Big East Media Guide" (PDF). pp. 136-138. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-04-28. Retrieved .


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