Pitt Clinches Double Bye, To Open Big East Tournament Thursday
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It’s now on to the Big East Tournament for Pitt.
With a win over DePaul in their final Big East regular season game, the Panthers clinched a double-bye in the Big East Championship.
The No. 4-seeded Panthers will play on Thursday, March 14 at 2 p.m. in the Quarterfinal Round at Madison Square Garden. They will face one of three teams, No. 5 Syracuse, No. 12 Seton Hall or No. 13 South Florida.
If Pitt wins, they’ll advance to the Semifinal Round, which is scheduled for Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m.
The Big East Championship Game will be played on Saturday, March 16 at 8:30 p.m.
This will be Pitt’s 31st and final Big East Tournament.
All Pitt’s Big East Tournament games will be carried live on 93-7 The Fan.
2013 BIG EAST MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
Tuesday, March 12, First Round
- No. 13 South Florida vs. No. 12 Seton Hall, 7 p.m., ESPNU
- No. 14 DePaul vs. No. 11 Rutgers, 9 p.m., ESPNU
Wednesday, March 13, Second Round
- No. 9 Cincinnati vs. No. 8 Providence, Noon, ESPN
- No. 13-12 winner vs. No. 5 Syracuse, 2 p.m., ESPN
- No. 10 St. John’s vs. No. 7 Villanova, 7 p.m., ESPN2
- No. 14-11 winner vs. No. 6 Notre Dame, 9 p.m., ESPN2
Thursday, March 14, Quarterfinals
- No. 1 Georgetown vs. Cincinnati-Providence winner, Noon, ESPN
- No. 4 Pittsburgh vs. 5/13/12 winner, 2 p.m., ESPN
- No. 2 Louisville vs. St. John’s-Villanova, winner, 7 p.m., ESPN
- No. 3 Marquette vs. 6/11/14 winner, 9 p.m., ESPN
Friday, March 15 Semifinals
- Thursday afternoon winners, 7 p.m., ESPN
- Thursday evening winners, 9 p.m., ESPN
Saturday, March 16, Big East Championship Final
- Semifinal winners 8:30 p.m., ESPN
Click here for the Big East Tournament Bracket.
No. 20 Pitt Panthers End Regular Season With 81-66 Win Over DePaul (3/9/13)
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