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1995-96 Big East Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 231-163, .586 W-L% (6th of 33) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 13.33 (2nd of 33) ▪ SOS: 9.75 (2nd of 33)

Regular Season Champion: UConn (Big East 6) and Georgetown (Big East 7)
Conf. Tournament Champion: UConn

NCAA Tournament: 5 (Boston College, UConn, Georgetown, Syracuse and Villanova)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk Big East 6 W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Connecticut 17 1 .944 32 3 .914 82.6 64.7 26.0 8.2 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion;    *Overall W-L adjusted to 30-2
2 Villanova 14 4 .778 26 7 .788 75.5 66.6 20.3 11.5 NCAA Tournament
3 Boston College 10 8 .556 19 11 .633 78.2 70.5 16.9 9.2 NCAA Tournament
4 West Virginia 7 11 .389 12 15 .444 79.7 76.9 11.0 8.2
5 St. John's (NY) 5 13 .278 11 16 .407 76.1 78.6 7.5 10.0
6 Notre Dame 4 14 .222 9 18 .333 66.8 71.4 6.0 10.7
Rk Big East 7 W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Georgetown 13 5 .722 29 8 .784 81.8 69.0 22.6 9.8 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Syracuse 12 6 .667 29 9 .763 76.2 68.6 19.0 11.4 NCAA Tournament; NCAA FF
3 Providence 9 9 .500 18 12 .600 78.2 74.8 12.8 9.4
4 Miami (FL) 8 10 .444 15 13 .536 67.3 66.9 7.8 7.4
5 Seton Hall 7 11 .389 12 16 .429 73.4 77.2 7.1 10.9 *Overall W-L adjusted to 13-15
6 Rutgers 6 12 .333 9 18 .333 69.9 75.2 5.3 10.6
7 Pittsburgh 5 13 .278 10 17 .370 72.1 70.8 11.0 9.6

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/20 11/27 12/4 12/11 12/18 12/26 1/2 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
Connecticut 6 6 9 9 8 8 7 7 6 5 4 4 4 3 3 4 3 3
Georgetown 5 5 6 6 7 6 6 6 5 8 6 9 8 14 11 8 6 4
Villanova 3 3 3 2 2 7 8 8 7 7 7 6 6 4 4 6 9 10
Syracuse - - - - 25 19 13 11 14 12 17 18 18 16 15 15 13 15
Boston College - - - - - - - 24 - 24 20 21 22 21 20 - - -
Miami (FL) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Notre Dame - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pittsburgh - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Providence - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rutgers - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Seton Hall - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
St. John's (NY) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
West Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Wed, Mar 6 Notre Dame 55 @ Syracuse 76
Wed, Mar 6 Providence 80 @ St. John's (NY) 72
Wed, Mar 6 Boston College 70 @ Pittsburgh 66
Wed, Mar 6 Seton Hall 80 @ West Virginia 78
Wed, Mar 6 Miami (FL) 77 @ Rutgers 67

Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 7 Providence 68 @ Villanova 78
Thu, Mar 7 Boston College 61 @ Syracuse 69
Thu, Mar 7 Connecticut 79 @ Seton Hall 58
Thu, Mar 7 Georgetown 92 @ Miami (FL) 62

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 8 Connecticut 85 @ Syracuse 67
Fri, Mar 8 Georgetown 84 @ Villanova 76

Final
Sat, Mar 9 Connecticut 75 @ Georgetown 74

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Boston College won (64-51) versus Indiana (Southeast Regional)
Connecticut won (68-59) versus Colgate (Southeast Regional)
Georgetown won (93-56) versus Mississippi Valley State (East Regional)
Syracuse won (88-55) versus Montana State (West Regional)
Villanova won (92-58) versus Portland (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Boston College lost (103-89) versus Georgia Tech (Southeast Regional)
Connecticut won (95-81) versus Eastern Michigan (Southeast Regional)
Georgetown won (73-62) versus New Mexico (East Regional)
Syracuse won (69-58) versus Drexel (West Regional)
Villanova lost (68-64) versus Louisville (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Connecticut lost (60-55) versus Mississippi State (Southeast Regional)
Georgetown won (98-90) versus Texas Tech (East Regional)
Syracuse won (83-81) versus Georgia (West Regional)

Regional Final
Georgetown lost (86-62) versus Massachusetts (East Regional)
Syracuse won (60-57) versus Kansas (West Regional)

National Semifinal
Syracuse won (77-69) versus Mississippi State

National Final
Syracuse lost (76-67) versus Kentucky

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played