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2001 Big East Conference Year Summary

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Record: 54-40, .574 W-L% (5th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 6.25 (4th of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.34 (5th of 12)

Conference Champion: Miami (FL)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Miami (FL) and Virginia Tech)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Boston College, Miami (FL), Syracuse and Virginia Tech)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Miami (FL) 12 0 1.000 7 0 1.000 42.7 9.8 26.17 5.09
Syracuse 10 3 .769 6 1 .857 25.7 19.0 13.54 6.23
Boston College 8 4 .667 4 3 .571 27.3 18.9 10.27 3.19
Virginia Tech 8 4 .667 4 3 .571 31.3 14.8 12.16 2.16
Pittsburgh 7 5 .583 4 3 .571 24.7 20.4 6.31 2.97
Temple 4 7 .364 2 5 .286 18.0 27.4 -4.63 2.46
West Virginia 3 8 .273 1 6 .143 21.4 24.4 -0.82 4.45
Rutgers 2 9 .182 0 7 .000 10.8 36.1 -13.02 0.16

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/26 9/2 9/9 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 Final
Miami (FL) 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Syracuse                   19 18 14 22 18 18 18 14
Virginia Tech 9 9 9 9 8 8 6 6 5 12 23 18 16 14 15 15 18
Boston College                         25       21

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2002-01-03 Rose Bowl Miami (FL) 37 Nebraska 14 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
2002-01-01 Gator Bowl Florida State 30 Virginia Tech 17 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
2001-12-29 Insight Bowl Syracuse 26 Kansas State 3 Insight Bowl (Phoenix, AZ)
2001-12-28 Music City Bowl Boston College 20 Georgia 16 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
2001-12-20 Tangerine Bowl II Pittsburgh 34 North Carolina State 19 Tangerine Bowl II (Orlando, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. David Priestley (Pittsburgh) 58.9
2. Ken Dorsey (Miami (FL)) 57.9
3. Grant Noel (Virginia Tech) 57.5
4. Brad Lewis (West Virginia) 57.0
5. Brian St. Pierre (Boston College) 53.4
6. Mike McGann (Temple) 45.8
7. Ryan Cubit (Rutgers) 44.8

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ken Dorsey (Miami (FL)) 8.5
2. David Priestley (Pittsburgh) 7.6
3. Brian St. Pierre (Boston College) 7.4
4. Grant Noel (Virginia Tech) 6.5
5. Brad Lewis (West Virginia) 4.5
6. Mike McGann (Temple) 3.1
7. Ryan Cubit (Rutgers) 2.8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Ken Dorsey (Miami (FL)) 146.1
2. David Priestley (Pittsburgh) 138.3
3. Brian St. Pierre (Boston College) 136.5
4. Grant Noel (Virginia Tech) 130.0
5. Brad Lewis (West Virginia) 106.6
6. Ryan Cubit (Rutgers) 86.6
7. Mike McGann (Temple) 82.8

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Aaron Martin (Rutgers) 20.9
2. R.J. English (Pittsburgh) 18.5
3. Andre Johnson (Miami (FL)) 18.4
4. Kevin Beard (Miami (FL)) 16.4
5. Andre Davis (Virginia Tech) 16.0
6. Antonio Bryant (Pittsburgh) 15.7
7. Ethenic Sands (Miami (FL)) 14.8
8. Sean Dillard (Temple) 14.6
9. Dedrick Dewalt (Boston College) 14.6
10. Jeremy Shockey (Miami (FL)) 13.0

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Phillip Buchanon (Miami (FL)) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Ed Reed (Miami (FL)) 2