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1985-86 Big East Conference Season Summary

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Record: 175-110, .614 W-L% (4th of 33) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 10.82 (5th of 33) ▪ SOS: 6.30 (6th of 33)

Regular Season Champion: St. John's (NY) and Syracuse
Tournament Champion: St. John's (NY)

NCAA Tournament: 4 (Georgetown, St. John's (NY), Syracuse and Villanova)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Georgetown and Syracuse)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Georgetown, St. John's (NY) and Syracuse)

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Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 St. John's (NY)RT 14 2 .875 31 5 .861 77.1 66.2 17.2 6.3
2 SyracuseR 14 2 .875 26 6 .813 83.4 68.3 21.7 6.6
3 Georgetown 11 5 .688 24 8 .750 76.7 66.0 17.5 6.8
4 Villanova 10 6 .625 23 14 .622 69.7 66.6 9.3 6.3
5 Providence  7 9 .438 17 14 .548 78.8 76.7 8.3 6.2
6 Pittsburgh  6 10 .375 15 14 .517 75.0 70.3 11.2 6.6
7 Boston College  4 12 .250 13 15 .464 72.4 73.3 6.2 7.1
8 Connecticut  3 13 .188 12 16 .429 67.3 69.3 3.2 5.2
9 Seton Hall  3 13 .188 14 18 .438 70.0 73.1 2.7 5.7

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
St. John's (NY)   18 15 14 11 11 10 10 9 8 7 10 7 6 8 5 4
Syracuse 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 9 11 8 12 9 6 8 9
Georgetown 8 8 6 5 5 5 11 13 15 12 12 11 9 13 15 14 13

Conference Tournament


First Round
Wed, Mar 5Connecticut66@Seton Hall76

Quarterfinal
Wed, Mar 5Providence63@Villanova75
Thu, Mar 6Seton Hall68@St. John's (NY)87
Thu, Mar 6Boston College79@Syracuse102
Thu, Mar 6Georgetown57@Pittsburgh56

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 7Georgetown73@Syracuse75
Fri, Mar 7Villanova64@St. John's (NY)75

Final
Sat, Mar 8Syracuse69@St. John's (NY)70

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Georgetown won (70-64) versus Texas Tech (Midwest Regional)
St. John's (NY) won (83-74) versus Montana State (West Regional)
Syracuse won (101-52) versus Brown (East Regional)
Villanova won (71-62) versus Virginia Tech (Southeast Regional)

Second Round
Georgetown lost (80-68) versus Michigan State (Midwest Regional)
St. John's (NY) lost (81-65) versus Auburn (West Regional)
Syracuse lost (97-85) versus Navy (East Regional)
Villanova lost (66-61) versus Georgia Tech (Southeast Regional)