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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)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 10.82 (5th of 33) ▪ SOS: 6.30 (6th of 33)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 St. John's (NY) 14 2 .875 31 5 .861 77.1 66.2 17.2 6.3 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Syracuse 14 2 .875 26 6 .813 83.4 68.3 21.7 6.6 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
3 Georgetown 11 5 .688 24 8 .750 76.7 66.0 17.5 6.8 NCAA Tournament
4 Villanova 10 6 .625 23 14 .622 69.7 66.6 9.3 6.3 NCAA Tournament
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
Boston College - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Connecticut - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pittsburgh - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Providence - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Seton Hall - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Villanova - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Wed, Mar 5 Connecticut 66 @ Seton Hall 76

Quarterfinal
Wed, Mar 5 Providence 63 @ Villanova 75
Thu, Mar 6 Seton Hall 68 @ St. John's (NY) 87
Thu, Mar 6 Boston College 79 @ Syracuse 102
Thu, Mar 6 Georgetown 57 @ Pittsburgh 56

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 7 Georgetown 73 @ Syracuse 75
Fri, Mar 7 Villanova 64 @ St. John's (NY) 75

Final
Sat, Mar 8 Syracuse 69 @ 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)