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2008-09 Big East Conference Season Summary

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Record: 335-214, .610 W-L% (4th of 32) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 11.82 (3rd of 32) ▪ SOS: 7.91 (2nd of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Louisville
Tournament Champion: Louisville

NCAA Tournament: 7 (Connecticut, Louisville, Marquette, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Villanova and West Virginia)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Connecticut, Georgetown, Louisville, Marquette, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh and Villanova)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Connecticut, Louisville, Marquette, Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Villanova)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 LouisvilleRT 16 2 .889 31 6 .838 74.3 61.8 20.9 8.4
2 Pittsburgh 15 3 .833 31 5 .861 77.2 64.6 21.2 8.6
3 ConnecticutF 15 3 .833 31 5 .861 78.0 64.4 22.2 8.6
4 VillanovaF 13 5 .722 30 8 .789 76.4 67.6 17.5 8.7
5 Marquette 12 6 .667 25 10 .714 77.6 70.4 15.1 7.9
6 Syracuse 11 7 .611 28 10 .737 80.0 72.3 17.2 9.5
7 West Virginia 10 8 .556 23 12 .657 72.0 61.8 18.6 8.3
8 Providence  10 8 .556 19 14 .576 77.7 77.1 7.8 7.2
9 Cincinnati  8 10 .444 18 14 .563 68.1 67.0 7.8 6.8
10 Notre Dame  8 10 .444 21 15 .583 74.4 70.9 12.3 8.7
11 Seton Hall  7 11 .389 17 15 .531 73.7 72.6 7.5 6.5
12 Georgetown  7 11 .389 16 15 .516 69.3 63.9 14.4 9.0
13 St. John's (NY)  6 12 .333 16 18 .471 65.5 68.0 4.3 6.8
14 South Florida  4 14 .222 9 22 .290 59.0 64.6 2.6 8.2
15 Rutgers  2 16 .111 11 21 .344 62.5 68.1 1.1 6.6
16 DePaul  0 18 .000 9 24 .273 64.3 72.4 -1.2 6.9

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
Louisville 3 3 3 11 9 9 19 18 23 20 9 7 5 5 7 6 6 5 1
Pittsburgh 5 6 4 3 3 3 3 3 1 1 4 3 6 4 4 1 3 2 4
Connecticut 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 4 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3 5
Villanova 23 23 20 17 15 18 18 15 18 23 20 21 17 13 12 10 11 10 11
Syracuse       16 13 11 17 13 11 8 8 15 20 23 24   25 18 13
Marquette 16 15 15 25 24 24     18 14 11 8 8 10 10 8 13 21 23
Georgetown 22 22 21 20 19 15 12 11 9 13 12 25              
Notre Dame 9 8 8 7 12 12 8 7 13 12 19                
West Virginia                 25                    

Conference Tournament

Second Round
March 11 2009
Providence (bye)83
DePaul74
Syracuse (bye)89
Seton Hall74
Quarterfinal
March 12 2009
Louisville (bye)73
Providence55
Villanova (bye)76
Marquette75
Syracuse127
Connecticut (bye)117
Semifinal
March 13 2009
Final
March 14 2009

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Connecticut won (103-47) versus Chattanooga (West Regional)
Louisville won (74-54) versus Morehead State (Midwest Regional)
Marquette won (58-57) versus Utah State (West Regional)
Pittsburgh won (72-62) versus East Tennessee State (East Regional)
Syracuse won (59-44) versus Stephen F. Austin (South Regional)
Villanova won (80-67) versus American (East Regional)
West Virginia lost (68-60) versus Dayton (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Connecticut won (92-66) versus Texas A&M (West Regional)
Louisville won (79-72) versus Siena (Midwest Regional)
Marquette lost (83-79) versus Missouri (West Regional)
Pittsburgh won (84-76) versus Oklahoma State (East Regional)
Syracuse won (78-67) versus Arizona State (South Regional)
Villanova won (89-69) versus UCLA (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Connecticut won (72-60) versus Purdue (West Regional)
Louisville won (103-64) versus Arizona (Midwest Regional)
Pittsburgh won (60-55) versus Xavier (East Regional)
Syracuse lost (84-71) versus Oklahoma (South Regional)
Villanova won (77-54) versus Duke (East Regional)

Regional Final
Connecticut won (82-75) versus Missouri (West Regional)
Louisville lost (64-52) versus Michigan State (Midwest Regional)
Pittsburgh lost (78-76) versus Villanova (East Regional)
Villanova won (78-76) versus Pittsburgh (East Regional)

National Semifinal
Connecticut lost (82-73) versus Michigan State
Villanova lost (83-69) versus North Carolina

Conference Leaders

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