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1998-99 Big East Conference Season Summary

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Record: 236-171, .580 W-L% (5th of 31) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 10.87 (5th of 31) ▪ SOS: 7.94 (4th of 31)

Regular Season Champion: Connecticut
Tournament Champion: Connecticut

NCAA Tournament: 5 (Connecticut, Miami (FL), St. John's (NY), Syracuse and Villanova)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 ConnecticutRTFN 16 2 .889 34 2 .944 77.3 61.3 24.7 8.8
2 Miami (FL) 15 3 .833 23 7 .767 72.6 65.0 16.8 9.2
3 St. John's (NY) 14 4 .778 28 9 .757 79.0 65.4 22.7 9.1
4 Syracuse 10 8 .556 21 12 .636 72.0 63.8 15.9 7.6
5 Villanova 10 8 .556 21 11 .656 75.3 71.1 12.0 7.9
6 Rutgers  9 9 .500 19 13 .594 70.3 65.3 12.3 7.3
7 Providence  9 9 .500 16 14 .533 76.1 76.2 8.3 8.3
8 Notre Dame  8 10 .444 14 16 .467 71.9 73.7 5.2 7.0
9 Seton Hall  8 10 .444 15 15 .500 66.2 64.9 9.4 8.0
10 Georgetown  6 12 .333 15 16 .484 67.9 66.1 8.2 6.4
11 Pittsburgh  5 13 .278 14 16 .467 67.2 70.4 4.1 7.2
12 West Virginia  4 14 .222 10 19 .345 66.2 71.8 3.0 8.6
13 Boston College  3 15 .167 6 21 .222 62.6 71.6 -1.2 7.8

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 Final
Connecticut 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 4 3 3
St. John's (NY)     23 25 18 15 14 12 10 11 8 9 9 11 10 8 10 9
Miami (FL)                     25 23 25 16 15 11 9 10
Pittsburgh       20 20 22 24 23                    
Syracuse 20 22 19 12 13 21 22 22 20 18 20 17 16 18 21 24    

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Connecticut won (91-66) versus Texas-San Antonio (West Regional)
Miami (FL) won (75-54) versus Lafayette (East Regional)
St. John's (NY) won (69-43) versus Samford (South Regional)
Syracuse lost (69-61) versus Oklahoma State (South Regional)
Villanova lost (72-70) versus Mississippi (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Connecticut won (78-56) versus New Mexico (West Regional)
Miami (FL) lost (73-63) versus Purdue (East Regional)
St. John's (NY) won (86-61) versus Indiana (South Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Connecticut won (78-68) versus Iowa (West Regional)
St. John's (NY) won (76-62) versus Maryland (South Regional)

Regional Final
Connecticut won (67-62) versus Gonzaga (West Regional)
St. John's (NY) lost (77-74) versus Ohio State (South Regional)

National Semifinal
Connecticut won (64-58) versus Ohio State

National Final
Connecticut won (77-74) versus Duke

Conference Leaders

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