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2005-06 Big East Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 309-194, .614 W-L% (1st of 32) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 11.23 (2nd of 32) ▪ SOS: 7.13 (2nd of 32)

Regular Season Champion: UConn and Villanova
Conf. Tournament Champion: Syracuse

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

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(UConn, Louisville, Syracuse, Villanova and West Virginia)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(UConn, Georgetown, Pitt, 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 Notes
1 Connecticut 14 2 .875 30 4 .882 81.8 67.1 21.2 6.6 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Villanova 14 2 .875 28 5 .848 73.7 63.4 19.5 9.2 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
3 West Virginia 11 5 .688 22 11 .667 70.3 64.4 14.5 8.5 NCAA Tournament
4 Marquette 10 6 .625 20 11 .645 74.1 71.0 11.3 8.2 NCAA Tournament
5 Georgetown 10 6 .625 23 10 .697 66.0 58.9 14.0 6.9 NCAA Tournament
6 Pittsburgh 10 6 .625 25 8 .758 72.5 63.1 16.4 7.0 NCAA Tournament
7 Seton Hall 9 7 .563 18 12 .600 67.8 67.1 6.8 6.1 NCAA Tournament
8 Cincinnati 8 8 .500 21 13 .618 74.1 69.6 13.0 8.4
9 Syracuse 7 9 .438 23 12 .657 72.4 68.9 11.7 8.2 NCAA Tournament; Conf. Tournament Champion
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 3/6 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 - - - - - - - - -
DePaul - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisville 7 7 6 7 5 4 11 10 9 10 17 22 - - - - - - -
Marquette - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Notre Dame - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Providence - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rutgers - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Seton Hall - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
South Florida - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
St. John's (NY) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Wed, Mar 8 Rutgers 61 @ Seton Hall 48
Wed, Mar 8 Syracuse 74 @ Cincinnati 73
Wed, Mar 8 Georgetown 67 @ Notre Dame 63
Wed, Mar 8 Pittsburgh 61 @ Louisville 56

Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 9 Pittsburgh 68 @ West Virginia 57
Thu, Mar 9 Syracuse 86 @ Connecticut 84
Thu, Mar 9 Villanova 87 @ Rutgers 55
Thu, Mar 9 Georgetown 62 @ Marquette 59

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 10 Pittsburgh 68 @ Villanova 54
Fri, Mar 10 Syracuse 58 @ Georgetown 57

Final
Sat, Mar 11 Syracuse 65 @ Pittsburgh 61

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

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played