Last Updated Nov 04, 2022, 1:18 PM

Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

The Villanova Wildcats took the 2022 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament as the +120 favorites, in what would end up being Jay Wright's last tournament coaching the prestigious program.

YearWinner
2022Villanova
2021Georgetown
2020Postponed
2019Villanova
2018Villanova
2017Villanova
2016Seton Hall
2015Villanova
2014Providence
2013Louisville
2012Louisville
2011UConn
2010West Virginia
2009Louisville
2008Pittsburgh
2007Georgetown
2006Syracuse
2005Syracuse
2004UConn
2003Pittsburgh
2002UConn
2001Boston College
2000St. John's
1999UConn
1998UConn

BIG EAST TOURNAMENT HISTORICAL TRENDS

-- Villanova has won five of the last seven Big East tournaments.

-- The last 10th seed to win an opening round game was Creighton, back in 2015 when the Bluejays knocked off DePaul, 78-63 as 3.5-point favorites.

-- The last time a top seed lost its opening game was Villanova in 2014 as the Wildcats were tripped up by Seton Hall, 64-63 as 10.5-point favorites

-- The five current Big East teams that have never won this tournament are Butler, Creighton, DePaul, Marquette, and Xavier. Two of those teams reached the title game before falling short as Xavier lost in 2015, while Creighton fell in both 2014 and 2017.

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