March 9, 2014
VILLANOVA, Pa. - The 2014 BIG EAST Tournament bracket was revealed after the completion of the conference regular season on Saturday night.
Villanova, the BIG EAST regular season champion by virtue of a 16-2 mark, is the top seed. It will face the winner of Wednesday night's opening round contest between No. 8 seed Seton Hall and No. 9 seed Butler on Thursday afternoon at noon in a quarterfinal game. The winner will advance to meet the winner of Thursday afternoon's second game which pits No. 4 seed Providence against No. 5 seed St. John's.
Creighton, is the No. 2 seed after finishing with a 14-4 league mark. The Bluejays will face the winner of the contest between the No. 7 seed Georgetown Hoyas and No. 10 seed DePaul Blue Demons on Thursday evening. No. 3 seed Xavier will face No. 6 Marquette in the other Thursday night quarterfinal clash.