Big East Tourney Bracket set, USF 6th seed

After all teams finished their regular seasons Saturday night, the field has been set for the 2012 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament. USF enters as the sixth seed and will face either No. 11 Rutgers or No. 14 Villanova at Big East tourney on Wednesday night night.

The field has been set for the 2012 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament after all the teams finished their regular seasons Saturday night.

Syracuse already knew they would be the #1 seed a week ago and Marquette will be the two seed after beating Georgetown Saturday. Notre Dame is #3, while Cincinnati is #4 and the Hoyas fell all the way to #5.

USF enters as the sixth seed after falling to West Virginia and will face either No. 11 Rutgers or No. 14 Villanova at Big East tourney on Wednesday night night.



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Tuesday, March 6 – First Round (ESPN2/ESPN 3D)

No. 16 DePaul (12-18) vs. No. 9 Connecticut (18-12)..Noon

No. 13 Pittsburgh (16-15) vs. No. 12 St. John's (13-18).. 2 p.m.

Tuesday, March 6 – First Round (ESPNU/ESPN 3D)

No. 15 Providence (15-16) vs. No. 10 Seton Hall (19-11)..7 p.m.

No. 14 Villanova (12-18) vs. No. 11 Rutgers (14-17)..9 p.m.

Wednesday, March 7 – Second Round (ESPN/ESPN 3D)

DePaul/Connecticut winner vs. No. 8 West Virginia (19-12).. Noon

Pittsburgh/St. John's winner vs. No. 5 Georgetown (22-7).. 2 p.m.

Providence/Seton Hall winner vs. No. 7 Louisville (22-9).. 7 p.m.

Villanova/Rutgers winner vs. No. 6 USF (19-12).. 9 p.m.

Thursday, March 8 – Quarterfinals (ESPN/ESPN 3D)

8/9/16 winner vs. No. 1 Syracuse (30-1).. Noon

5/12/13 winner vs. No. 4 Cincinnati (22-9).. 2 p.m.

7/10/15 winner vs. No. 2 Marquette (25-6).. 7 p.m.

6/11/14 winner vs. No. 3 Notre Dame (21-10).. 9 p.m.

 

Friday, March 9 – Semifinals (ESPN/ESPN 3D)

Thursday afternoon winners..7 p.m.

Thursday evening winners.. 9 p.m.

Saturday, March 10 – Championship (ESPN/ESPN 3D)

Semifinal winners.. 9 p.m.

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