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1988-89 Big East Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 193-103, .652 W-L% (2nd of 33) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 14.03 (3rd of 33) ▪ SOS: 8.46 (4th of 33)

Regular Season Champion: Georgetown
Conf. Tournament Champion: Georgetown

NCAA Tournament: 5 (Georgetown, Pitt, Providence, Seton Hall and Syracuse)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Georgetown, Syracuse and Villanova)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Georgetown, Seton Hall and Syracuse)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Georgetown 13 3 .813 29 5 .853 76.7 66.6 20.5 10.4 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Seton Hall 11 5 .688 31 7 .816 81.1 69.3 20.9 9.2 NCAA Tournament; NCAA FF
3 Syracuse 10 6 .625 30 8 .789 89.2 76.2 22.3 9.2 NCAA Tournament
4 Pittsburgh 9 7 .563 17 13 .567 78.9 79.1 11.5 11.7 NCAA Tournament
5 Villanova 7 9 .438 18 16 .529 71.2 71.2 8.0 8.0
6 Providence 7 9 .438 18 11 .621 85.3 74.8 16.3 5.8 NCAA Tournament
7 Connecticut 6 10 .375 18 13 .581 72.7 66.4 13.6 7.3
8 St. John's (NY) 6 10 .375 20 13 .606 70.7 69.0 9.8 8.1
9 Boston College 3 13 .188 12 17 .414 73.0 76.1 3.4 6.5

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/22 11/29 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/7 Final
Georgetown 2 2 3 4 5 6 5 5 7 3 2 6 2 4 3 2 3 2
Syracuse 8 6 4 3 3 3 3 2 4 11 14 14 9 6 6 6 5 7
Seton Hall - - - 20 17 15 13 10 13 12 9 10 11 12 15 12 11 11
Boston College - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Connecticut - - - 18 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pittsburgh - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Providence - - - - - - - - 20 - 20 - - - - - - -
St. John's (NY) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Villanova 12 11 18 17 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Thu, Mar 9 Boston College 81 @ St. John's (NY) 74

Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 10 Providence 76 @ Syracuse 79
Fri, Mar 10 Boston College 52 @ Georgetown 82
Fri, Mar 10 Connecticut 66 @ Seton Hall 74
Fri, Mar 10 Pittsburgh 71 @ Villanova 66

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 11 Georgetown 85 @ Pittsburgh 62
Sat, Mar 11 Seton Hall 78 @ Syracuse 81

Final
Sun, Mar 12 Georgetown 88 @ Syracuse 79

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Georgetown won (50-49) versus Princeton (East Regional)
Pittsburgh lost (68-64) versus Ball State (Midwest Regional)
Providence lost (100-97) versus Virginia (Southeast Regional)
Seton Hall won (60-51) versus Missouri State (West Regional)
Syracuse won (104-81) versus Bucknell (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Georgetown won (81-74) versus Notre Dame (East Regional)
Seton Hall won (87-73) versus Evansville (West Regional)
Syracuse won (65-50) versus Colorado State (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Georgetown won (69-61) versus North Carolina State (East Regional)
Seton Hall won (78-65) versus Indiana (West Regional)
Syracuse won (83-80) versus Missouri (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Georgetown lost (85-77) versus Duke (East Regional)
Seton Hall won (84-61) versus Nevada-Las Vegas (West Regional)
Syracuse lost (89-86) versus Illinois (Midwest Regional)

National Semifinal
Seton Hall won (95-78) versus Duke

National Final
Seton Hall lost (80-79) versus Michigan