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1998-99 Big East Conference Season Summary

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Record: 236-171, .580 W-L% (8th 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))

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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 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    

Conference Tournament


First Round
Wed, Mar 3Boston College55@Syracuse96
Wed, Mar 3Villanova73@West Virginia61
Wed, Mar 3Georgetown68@Providence66
Wed, Mar 3Notre Dame69@Seton Hall79
Wed, Mar 3Pittsburgh51@Rutgers64

Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 4Rutgers62@St. John's (NY)77
Thu, Mar 4Syracuse70@Villanova62
Thu, Mar 4Connecticut57@Seton Hall56
Thu, Mar 4Georgetown54@Miami (FL)65

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 5Miami (FL)59@St. John's (NY)62
Fri, Mar 5Connecticut71@Syracuse50

Final
Sat, Mar 6Connecticut82@St. John's (NY)63

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

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played