Big East Women's Pairings

Connecticut's loss to Notre Dame Monday night, combined with St. John's win over Georgetown, means the Huskies hold the No. 3 seed in the Big East women's basketball tournament. The tournament begins Friday at Hartford's XL Center.

Here are the pairings for the 2012 Big East women's basketball tournament at the XL Center:

Friday, March 2 - First Round (BIGEAST.tv)

Noon ET Game 1: No. 12 Syracuse vs. No. 13 Providence

2:00 PM ET Game 2: No. 9 USF vs. No. 16 Pittsburgh

6:00 PM ET Game 3: No. 10 Villanova vs. No. 15 Seton Hall

8:00 PM ET Game 4: No. 11 Cincinnati vs. No. 14 Marquette

Saturday, March 3 - Second Round (BIG EAST Network/BIGEAST.tv)

Noon ET Game 5: No. 5 West Virginia vs. Game 1 Winner

2:00 PM ET Game 6: No. 8 DePaul vs. Game 2 Winner

6:00 PM ET Game 7: No. 7 Louisville vs. Game 3 Winner

8:00 PM ET Game 8 No. 6 Rutgers vs. Game 4 Winner

Sunday, March 4 - Quarterfinals (ESPNU)

Noon ET Game 9: No. 4 Georgetown vs. Game 5 Winner

2:00 PM ET Game 10: No. 1 Notre Dame vs. Game 6 Winner

6:00 PM ET Game 11: No. 2 St. John's vs. Game 7 Winner * BIGEAST.tv/BIG EAST TV/ESPN3

8:00 PM ET Game 12: No. 3 Connecticut vs. Game 8 Winner

Monday, March 5 - Semifinals (ESPNU)

6:00 PM ET Game 13: Game 9 Winner vs. Game 10 Winner

8:00 PM ET Game 14: Game 11 Winner vs. Game 12 Winner

Tuesday, March 6 - Championship Game (ESPN) 7:00 PM ET Game 15: Game 13 Winner vs. Game 14 Winner


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