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2005-06 Big East Conference Season Summary

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Record: 309-194, .614 W-L% (4th of 32) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 11.23 (2nd of 32) ▪ SOS: 7.13 (2nd of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Connecticut and Villanova
Tournament Champion: Syracuse

NCAA Tournament: 8 (Connecticut, Georgetown, Marquette, Pittsburgh, Seton Hall, Syracuse, Villanova and West Virginia)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Connecticut, Louisville, Syracuse, Villanova and West Virginia)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Connecticut, Georgetown, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Villanova and West Virginia)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 ConnecticutR 14 2 .875 30 4 .882 81.8 67.1 21.2 6.6
2 VillanovaR 14 2 .875 28 5 .848 73.7 63.4 19.5 9.2
3 West Virginia 11 5 .688 22 11 .667 70.3 64.4 14.5 8.5
4 Marquette 10 6 .625 20 11 .645 74.1 71.0 11.3 8.2
5 Georgetown 10 6 .625 23 10 .697 66.0 58.9 14.0 6.9
6 Pittsburgh 10 6 .625 25 8 .758 72.5 63.1 16.4 7.0
7 Seton Hall 9 7 .563 18 12 .600 67.8 67.1 6.8 6.1
8 Cincinnati  8 8 .500 21 13 .618 74.1 69.6 13.0 8.4
9 SyracuseT 7 9 .438 23 12 .657 72.4 68.9 11.7 8.2
10 Rutgers  7 9 .438 19 14 .576 68.1 65.3 8.0 5.2
11 Louisville  6 10 .375 21 13 .618 69.5 64.8 11.3 6.5
12 Notre Dame  6 10 .375 16 14 .533 76.4 70.7 12.3 6.7
13 DePaul  5 11 .313 12 15 .444 64.9 67.1 6.5 8.7
13 Providence  5 11 .313 12 15 .444 74.8 74.7 7.8 7.7
13 St. John's (NY)  5 11 .313 12 15 .444 60.0 60.4 5.2 5.6
16 South Florida  1 15 .063 7 22 .241 59.9 64.3 0.2 4.6

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/7 Final
Connecticut 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 4 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 2
Villanova 5 5 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 8 6 4 4 4 2 4 2 3
Pittsburgh                 22 12 9 12 9 14 9 9 8 15 16
Syracuse 16 16 17               20 25             21
West Virginia 14 14 13         25 24 16 12 9 11 9 11 14 16 19 22
Georgetown                       21 17 15 17 23 20 23 23
Cincinnati                   25                  
Louisville 7 7 6 7 5 4 11 10 9 10 17 22              

Conference Tournament

First Round
March 8 2006
Quarterfinal
March 9 2006
Syracuse86
Connecticut (bye)84
Georgetown62
Marquette (bye)59
Villanova (bye)87
Rutgers55
Semifinal
March 10 2006
Final
March 11 2006

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Connecticut won (72-59) versus Albany (NY) (Washington Regional)
Georgetown won (54-49) versus Northern Iowa (Minneapolis Regional)
Marquette lost (90-85) versus Alabama (Oakland Regional)
Pittsburgh won (79-64) versus Kent State (Oakland Regional)
Seton Hall lost (86-66) versus Wichita State (Washington Regional)
Syracuse lost (66-58) versus Texas A&M (Atlanta Regional)
Villanova won (58-45) versus Monmouth (Minneapolis Regional)
West Virginia won (64-46) versus Southern Illinois (Atlanta Regional)

Second Round
Connecticut won (87-83) versus Kentucky (Washington Regional)
Georgetown won (70-52) versus Ohio State (Minneapolis Regional)
Pittsburgh lost (72-66) versus Bradley (Oakland Regional)
Villanova won (82-78) versus Arizona (Minneapolis Regional)
West Virginia won (67-54) versus Northwestern State (Atlanta Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Connecticut won (98-92) versus Washington (Washington Regional)
Georgetown lost (57-53) versus Florida (Minneapolis Regional)
Villanova won (60-59) versus Boston College (Minneapolis Regional)
West Virginia lost (74-71) versus Texas (Atlanta Regional)

Regional Final
Connecticut lost (86-84) versus George Mason (Washington Regional)
Villanova lost (75-62) versus Florida (Minneapolis Regional)

Conference Leaders

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