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2004-05 Big East Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 224-143, .610 W-L% (1st of 32) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 11.42 (3rd of 32) ▪ SOS: 7.21 (4th of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Boston College and UConn
Conf. Tournament Champion: Syracuse

NCAA Tournament: 6 (Boston College, UConn, Pitt, Syracuse, Villanova and West Virginia)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(UConn, Notre Dame, Pitt and Syracuse)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Boston College, UConn, Syracuse and Villanova)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Boston College 13 3 .813 25 5 .833 72.5 64.5 14.4 6.4 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Connecticut 13 3 .813 23 8 .742 78.0 66.8 18.8 7.6 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
3 Syracuse 11 5 .688 27 7 .794 74.1 64.9 15.9 6.8 NCAA Tournament; Conf. Tournament Champion
4 Villanova 11 5 .688 24 8 .750 73.0 62.4 19.1 8.4 NCAA Tournament
5 Pittsburgh 10 6 .625 20 9 .690 72.3 63.5 14.5 5.7 NCAA Tournament
6 Notre Dame 9 7 .563 17 12 .586 67.3 64.1 9.4 6.2
7 Georgetown 8 8 .500 19 13 .594 64.4 61.1 9.9 6.5
8 West Virginia 8 8 .500 24 11 .686 71.5 67.3 11.8 7.6 NCAA Tournament
9 Providence 4 12 .250 14 17 .452 74.3 73.1 10.0 8.9
10 Seton Hall 4 12 .250 12 16 .429 62.7 63.8 5.0 6.0
11 Rutgers 2 14 .125 10 19 .345 64.3 69.7 3.3 8.8
12 St. John's (NY) 3 13 .188 9 18 .333 64.4 66.8 5.0 7.4

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1 3/8 Final
Syracuse 6 5 4 3 4 8 7 7 6 7 7 4 8 8 9 15 13 16 11
Connecticut 8 8 7 7 7 11 11 11 10 12 16 19 23 19 18 17 15 12 13
Boston College - - - - - - - - 25 13 9 8 5 4 6 3 5 7 14
Villanova - - - - - - - - - - - - 24 22 25 23 19 19 19
Georgetown - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Notre Dame 20 20 21 20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pittsburgh 17 17 16 13 11 10 10 10 16 20 21 20 16 18 17 18 24 22 -
Providence - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rutgers - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Seton Hall - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
St. John's (NY) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
West Virginia - - - - - - - - 21 - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Wed, Mar 9 West Virginia 82 @ Providence 59
Wed, Mar 9 Georgetown 56 @ Seton Hall 51
Wed, Mar 9 Rutgers 72 @ Notre Dame 65

Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 10 Villanova 67 @ Pittsburgh 58
Thu, Mar 10 West Virginia 78 @ Boston College 72
Thu, Mar 10 Connecticut 66 @ Georgetown 62
Thu, Mar 10 Syracuse 81 @ Rutgers 57

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 11 West Virginia 78 @ Villanova 76
Fri, Mar 11 Syracuse 67 @ Connecticut 63

Final
Sat, Mar 12 Syracuse 68 @ West Virginia 59

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Boston College won (85-65) versus Pennsylvania (Chicago Regional)
Connecticut won (77-71) versus Central Florida (Syracuse Regional)
Pittsburgh lost (79-71) versus Pacific (Albuquerque Regional)
Syracuse lost (60-57) versus Vermont (Austin Regional)
Villanova won (55-47) versus New Mexico (Syracuse Regional)
West Virginia won (63-61) versus Creighton (Albuquerque Regional)

Second Round
Boston College lost (83-75) versus Milwaukee (Chicago Regional)
Connecticut lost (65-62) versus North Carolina State (Syracuse Regional)
Villanova won (76-65) versus Florida (Syracuse Regional)
West Virginia won (111-105) versus Wake Forest (Albuquerque Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Villanova lost (67-66) versus North Carolina (Syracuse Regional)
West Virginia won (65-60) versus Texas Tech (Albuquerque Regional)

Regional Final
West Virginia lost (93-85) versus Louisville (Albuquerque Regional)

Conference Leaders

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