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2001-02 Big East Conference Season Summary

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Record: 266-178, .599 W-L% (4th of 32) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 9.23 (6th of 32) ▪ SOS: 5.44 (7th of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Connecticut (East) and Pittsburgh (West)
Tournament Champion: Connecticut

NCAA Tournament: 6 (Boston College, Connecticut, Miami (FL), Notre Dame, Pittsburgh and St. John's (NY))

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Boston College, Georgetown and Syracuse)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Connecticut, Miami (FL) and Pittsburgh)

Standings

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games
Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk East W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 ConnecticutRT 13 3 .813 27 7 .794 77.8 69.2 16.0 7.4
2 Miami (FL) 10 6 .625 24 8 .750 74.8 67.4 13.0 5.5
3 St. John's (NY) 9 7 .563 20 12 .625 70.3 68.8 7.8 6.3 *Overall W-L adjusted to 7-11
4 Boston College 8 8 .500 20 12 .625 73.6 70.5 8.9 5.9
5 Villanova  7 9 .438 19 13 .594 70.8 66.3 10.7 6.2
6 Providence  6 10 .375 15 16 .484 71.4 69.7 6.2 4.5
7 Virginia Tech  4 12 .250 10 18 .357 69.4 70.8 2.6 4.0
Rk West W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 PittsburghR 13 3 .813 29 6 .829 71.9 61.7 14.7 4.5
2 Notre Dame 10 6 .625 22 11 .667 78.2 68.7 15.7 6.2
3 Georgetown  9 7 .563 19 11 .633 80.2 71.2 13.2 4.2
4 Syracuse  9 7 .563 23 13 .639 72.3 66.8 11.4 5.9
5 Rutgers  8 8 .500 18 13 .581 67.6 66.0 4.5 2.9
6 Seton Hall  5 11 .313 12 18 .400 70.4 71.1 5.9 6.7
7 West Virginia  1 15 .063 8 20 .286 71.9 79.1 -1.4 5.9

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/20 11/27 12/4 12/11 12/18 12/25 1/1 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
Pittsburgh                 23     21   14 11 10 7 9
Connecticut                     25 17       23 19 10
Miami (FL)             24 21 21 24 22 15 12 13 17 22 20 21
Boston College 17 17 15 13 11 10 11 11 16 22                
Georgetown 14 16 18 19 18 16 20 24                    
Syracuse 21 18 12 9 13 18 18 16 12 8 12 14 23          

Conference Tournament

Quarterfinal
March 7 2002
Connecticut (bye)72
Villanova70
Miami (FL) (bye)84
Georgetown76
Semifinal
March 8 2002
Final
March 9 2002

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Boston College lost (70-57) versus Texas (Midwest Regional)
Connecticut won (78-67) versus Hampton (East Regional)
Miami (FL) lost (93-80) versus Missouri (West Regional)
Notre Dame won (82-63) versus Charlotte (South Regional)
Pittsburgh won (71-54) versus Central Connecticut State (South Regional)
St. John's (NY) lost (80-70) versus Wisconsin (East Regional)

Second Round
Connecticut won (77-74) versus North Carolina State (East Regional)
Notre Dame lost (84-77) versus Duke (South Regional)
Pittsburgh won (63-50) versus California (South Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Connecticut won (71-59) versus Southern Illinois (East Regional)
Pittsburgh lost (78-73) versus Kent State (South Regional)

Regional Final
Connecticut lost (90-82) versus Maryland (East Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played
Games
1. Craig ForthSyracuse 36
  James ThuesSyracuse 36
  Kueth DuanySyracuse 36
  Preston ShumpertSyracuse 36
5. Ontario LettPittsburgh 35
  Brandin KnightPittsburgh 35
  Toree MorrisPittsburgh 35
  Hakim WarrickSyracuse 35
  Julius PagePittsburgh 35
  Jaron BrownPittsburgh 35
  Chad JohnsonPittsburgh 35
Field Goals
1. Preston ShumpertSyracuse 256
2. Caron ButlerConnecticut 253
3. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame 231
4. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 212
5. Troy BellBoston College 207
6. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 194
7. Deshaun WilliamsSyracuse 185
  Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 185
9. Gary BuchananVillanova 179
10. Chris MossWest Virginia 174
Field Goal Attempts
1. Preston ShumpertSyracuse 591
2. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 554
3. Caron ButlerConnecticut 521
4. Troy BellBoston College 508
5. Deshaun WilliamsSyracuse 484
6. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame 472
7. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 454
8. Jerome ColemanRutgers 449
9. Gary BuchananVillanova 422
10. Andre BarrettSeton Hall 414
Field Goal Percentage
1. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown .568
2. Ryan GomesProvidence .559
3. Chris MossWest Virginia .542
4. Ricky WrightVillanova .528
5. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame .489
6. Caron ButlerConnecticut .486
7. Matt CarrollNotre Dame .469
8. Ryan SidneyBoston College .442
9. Preston ShumpertSyracuse .433
10. Brandin KnightPittsburgh .427
2-Point Field Goals
1. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame 228
2. Caron ButlerConnecticut 223
3. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 185
4. Chris MossWest Virginia 174
5. Preston ShumpertSyracuse 168
6. Ricky WrightVillanova 162
7. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 155
8. Johnnie SelvieConnecticut 152
9. Wesley WilsonGeorgetown 147
10. Troy BellBoston College 142
2-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame 466
2. Caron ButlerConnecticut 446
3. Preston ShumpertSyracuse 358
4. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 351
5. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 325
6. Chris MossWest Virginia 319
7. Ricky WrightVillanova 307
8. Johnnie SelvieConnecticut 298
9. Troy BellBoston College 292
10. Uka AgbaiBoston College 291
2-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Julius PagePittsburgh .645
2. Elton TylerMiami (FL) .593
3. Emeka OkaforConnecticut .590
4. Harold SwanaganNotre Dame .587
5. Chaz BriggsWest Virginia .574
6. Ontario LettPittsburgh .570
7. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown .569
8. Ryan GomesProvidence .567
9. Wesley WilsonGeorgetown .563
10. Jaron BrownPittsburgh .555
3-Point Field Goals
1. Gary BuchananVillanova 101
2. Jerome ColemanRutgers 99
3. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 93
4. Preston ShumpertSyracuse 88
5. Marcus BarnesMiami (FL) 79
  Darius LaneSeton Hall 79
  David GravesNotre Dame 79
8. Darius RiceMiami (FL) 76
  Chris ThomasNotre Dame 76
10. Matt CarrollNotre Dame 73
3-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Jerome ColemanRutgers 286
2. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 261
3. Gary BuchananVillanova 239
4. Preston ShumpertSyracuse 233
  Deshaun WilliamsSyracuse 233
6. Marcus BarnesMiami (FL) 229
7. Troy BellBoston College 216
8. Darius RiceMiami (FL) 208
  Jonathan HargettWest Virginia 208
10. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 206
3-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Gary BuchananVillanova .423
  Brian ChaseVirginia Tech .423
3. Darius LaneSeton Hall .389
4. Brandin KnightPittsburgh .356
5. Jerome ColemanRutgers .346
Free Throws
1. Troy BellBoston College 212
2. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 182
3. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 163
4. Caron ButlerConnecticut 155
5. Preston ShumpertSyracuse 144
6. Chris MossWest Virginia 143
7. John SalmonsMiami (FL) 123
8. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame 122
9. Anthony GloverSt. John's (NY) 121
10. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 120
Free Throw Attempts
1. Troy BellBoston College 240
2. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 231
3. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 225
4. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame 204
5. Rashod KentRutgers 202
6. Caron ButlerConnecticut 199
  Chris MossWest Virginia 199
8. Anthony GloverSt. John's (NY) 180
9. Preston ShumpertSyracuse 176
10. Ricky WrightVillanova 160
Free Throw Percentage
1. Gary BuchananVillanova .911
2. Chris ThomasNotre Dame .889
3. Troy BellBoston College .883
4. Jonathan HargettWest Virginia .881
5. John SalmonsMiami (FL) .843
6. James JonesMiami (FL) .841
7. John LinehanProvidence .836
8. Kevin BraswellGeorgetown .835
9. Preston ShumpertSyracuse .818
10. Donatas ZavackasPittsburgh .814
Total Rebounds
1. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame 337
2. Rashod KentRutgers 317
3. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 306
4. Brooks SalesVillanova 292
5. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 290
6. Ricky WrightVillanova 256
  Caron ButlerConnecticut 256
8. Ryan SidneyBoston College 249
9. Carlton CarterVirginia Tech 229
10. Chris MossWest Virginia 223
Assists
1. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 252
2. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 251
3. John SalmonsMiami (FL) 195
4. James ThuesSyracuse 178
5. Kevin BraswellGeorgetown 173
6. Taliek BrownConnecticut 172
7. Andre BarrettSeton Hall 151
8. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 143
9. John LinehanProvidence 137
10. Ryan SidneyBoston College 136
Steals
1. John LinehanProvidence 139
2. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 105
3. James ThuesSyracuse 101
4. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 82
5. Kevin BraswellGeorgetown 81
6. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 72
  Troy BellBoston College 72
8. Caron ButlerConnecticut 71
9. Darius LaneSeton Hall 69
10. Deshaun WilliamsSyracuse 68
  Preston ShumpertSyracuse 68
Blocks
1. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 138
2. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame 87
3. James JonesMiami (FL) 78
4. Wesley WilsonGeorgetown 68
5. Craig ForthSyracuse 65
6. Herve LamizanaRutgers 61
7. Rashod KentRutgers 57
8. Marcus DouthitProvidence 55
9. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 48
  Elton TylerMiami (FL) 48
Points
1. Preston ShumpertSyracuse 744
2. Troy BellBoston College 691
  Caron ButlerConnecticut 691
4. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 644
5. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame 587
6. Gary BuchananVillanova 571
7. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 552
8. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 546
9. Deshaun WilliamsSyracuse 526
10. Jerome ColemanRutgers 522
Points Per Game
1. Troy BellBoston College 21.6
2. Preston ShumpertSyracuse 20.7
3. Caron ButlerConnecticut 20.3
4. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 20.1
5. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 19.0
6. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame 18.9
7. Gary BuchananVillanova 17.8
8. Chris MossWest Virginia 17.5
9. Andre BarrettSeton Hall 16.9
10. Jerome ColemanRutgers 16.8
Total Rebounds Per Game
1. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame 10.9
2. Rashod KentRutgers 10.2
3. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 10.0
4. Brooks SalesVillanova 9.1
5. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 9.0
6. Carlton CarterVirginia Tech 8.2
7. Ricky WrightVillanova 8.0
8. Chris MossWest Virginia 8.0
9. Ryan GomesProvidence 7.8
10. Ryan SidneyBoston College 7.8
Assists Per Game
1. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 7.6
2. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 7.2
3. John SalmonsMiami (FL) 6.1
4. Kevin BraswellGeorgetown 5.8
5. Taliek BrownConnecticut 5.1
6. Andre BarrettSeton Hall 5.0
7. James ThuesSyracuse 4.9
8. Jonathan HargettWest Virginia 4.6
9. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 4.5
10. John LinehanProvidence 4.4
Steals Per Game
1. John LinehanProvidence 4.5
2. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 3.3
3. James ThuesSyracuse 2.8
4. Kevin BraswellGeorgetown 2.7
5. Darius LaneSeton Hall 2.4
6. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 2.3
7. Troy BellBoston College 2.2
8. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 2.2
9. Caron ButlerConnecticut 2.1
10. Deshaun WilliamsSyracuse 2.1
Blocks Per Game
1. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 4.1
2. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame 2.8
3. James JonesMiami (FL) 2.4
4. Wesley WilsonGeorgetown 2.3
5. Rashod KentRutgers 1.8
6. Marcus DouthitProvidence 1.8
7. Craig ForthSyracuse 1.8
8. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 1.7
9. Carlton CarterVirginia Tech 1.6
10. Elton TylerMiami (FL) 1.5
  Jeremy McNeilSyracuse 1.5
Effective Field Goal Percentage
1. Matt CarrollNotre Dame .576
2. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown .567
3. Ryan GomesProvidence .559
4. Gary BuchananVillanova .544
5. Chris MossWest Virginia .542
6. Brandin KnightPittsburgh .530
7. Ricky WrightVillanova .528
8. Caron ButlerConnecticut .514
9. Preston ShumpertSyracuse .508
10. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame .493
True Shooting Percentage
1. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown .633
2. Elton TylerMiami (FL) .628
3. Brian ChaseVirginia Tech .621
4. Tony RobertsonConnecticut .612
5. Brooks SalesVillanova .603
6. Matt CarrollNotre Dame .602
7. Gary BuchananVillanova .594
8. Chris MossWest Virginia .591
9. Donatas ZavackasPittsburgh .582
10. Wesley WilsonGeorgetown .579
Offensive Win Shares
1. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 3.9
2. Gary BuchananVillanova 3.7
3. Preston ShumpertSyracuse 3.4
4. Caron ButlerConnecticut 3.3
5. Troy BellBoston College 3.2
6. Matt CarrollNotre Dame 2.8
7. Elton TylerMiami (FL) 2.8
8. Chris MossWest Virginia 2.7
9. Tony RobertsonConnecticut 2.5
10. Julius PagePittsburgh 2.5
Defensive Win Shares
1. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame 4.3
2. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 4.0
3. Rashod KentRutgers 4.0
4. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 3.6
5. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 3.4
6. Jaron BrownPittsburgh 3.1
7. James JonesMiami (FL) 3.1
8. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 2.9
9. Uka AgbaiBoston College 2.9
10. Craig ForthSyracuse 2.7
Win Shares
1. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 6.8
2. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 6.0
3. Ryan HumphreyNotre Dame 5.9
4. Preston ShumpertSyracuse 5.9
5. Caron ButlerConnecticut 5.7
6. Troy BellBoston College 5.3
7. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 5.3
8. John SalmonsMiami (FL) 4.9
9. Elton TylerMiami (FL) 4.9
10. Gary BuchananVillanova 4.9