Let the Post Season begin!
With the conclusion of Saturday’s games the BIG EAST Tournament bracket is set with action beginning on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.
The 8/9 and 7/10 games will kick off the action on Wednesday when #8 St. John’s takes on #9 Georgetown at 7p ET.
7-seed Xavier will play the 10-seed DePaul in the night cap.
2017 BIG EAST Tournament Schedule
|1st Round: Wednesday, March 8th||1||7:00 PM||#8 St. John’s vs. #9 Georgetown||FS1|
|1st Round: Wednesday, March 8th||2||9:30 PM||#7 Xavier vs. #10 DePaul||FS1|
|Quarterfinals: Thursday, March 9th||3||12:00 PM||#1 Villanova vs. Winner of Game 1||FS1|
|Quarterfinals: Thursday, March 9th||4||2:30 PM||#4 Marquette vs. #5 Seton Hall||FS1|
|Quarterfinals: Thursday, March 9th||5||7:00 PM||#2 Butler vs. Winner of Game 2||FS1|
|Quarterfinals: Thursday, March 9th||6||9:30 PM||#3 Providence vs. #6 Creighton||FS1|
|Semifinals: Friday, March 10th||7||6:30 PM||Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4||FS1|
|Semifinals: Friday, March 10th||8||9:00 PM||Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6||FS1|
|Championship- Saturday, March 11th||9||5:30 PM||Winner of Game 7 vs. Winner of Game 8||FOX|
Villanova, the top-seed, starts their quest for the conference tournament trophy at noon on Thursday as the Quarterfinal begin where they will play the winner of the Georgetown-St. John’s game.
In the second game of the afternoon session 4th seed Marquette will play Seton Hall, the 5th seed.
The evening session will tipoff at 7p ET when Butler, the second seed, plays the winner of the 7/10 game between Xavier and DePaul. The 3-seed Providence will then take on Creighton, the 6th seed, in the day’s finale.
Friday’s pair of semifinals are set to start at 630p ET with the Conference Championship on Saturday, March 11th.
All games will be broadcast on FS1, except for the Championship, which will be aired on the big FOX channel.