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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

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