Big East Tournament 2012: Bracket Finalized For Day Two

The first round of the 2012 Big East Tournament ended late Tuesday night as the No. 14 Villanova Wildcats knocked off the No. 11 Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Madison Square Garden. The result finalized the bracket for day two, as the Connecticut Huskies, Pittsburgh Panthers and Seton Hall Pirates all won in blowout fashion earlier on Tuesday.

Wednesday, the second round of the Big East Tournament will feature four teams that received first-round byes -- the West Virginia Mountaineers, Georgetown Hoyas, Louisville Cardinals and South Florida Bulls.

Here's the updated Big East Tournament bracket and TV schedule:

Tuesday, March 6 (First Round):

Noon ET/ESPN2, ESPN3D: (16) DePaul Blue Demons 67, (9) Connecticut Huskies 81
2 p.m./ESPN2, ESPN3D: (12) St. John’s Red Storm 59, (12) Pittsburgh Panthers 73
7 p.m./ESPNU, ESPN3D: (15) Providence Friars 47, (10) Seton Hall Pirates 79
9 p.m./ESPNU, ESPN3D: (11) Rutgers Scarlet Knights 49, (14) Villanova Wildcats 70

Wednesday, March 7:

Noon/ESPNU, ESPN3D: (9) Connecticut Huskies vs. (8) West Virginia Mountaineers
2 p.m./ESPNU, ESPN3D: (13) Pittsburgh Panthers vs. (5) Georgetown Hoyas
7 p.m./ESPNU, ESPN3D: (10) Seton Hall Pirates vs. (7) Louisville Cardinals
9 p.m./ESPNU, ESPN3D: (14) Villanova Wildcats vs. (6) South Florida Bulls

Thursday, March 8:

Noon/ESPN, ESPN3D: (WINNER of Wed. Noon Game) vs. (1) Syracuse Orange
2 p.m./ESPN, ESPN3D: (WINNER of Wed. 2 p.m. Game) vs. (4) Cincinnati Bearcats
7 p.m./ESPN, ESPN3D: (WINNER of Wed. 7 p.m. Game) vs. (2) Marquette Golden Eagles
9 p.m./ESPN, ESPN3D: (WINNER of Wed. 9 p.m. Game) vs. (3) Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Friday, March 9:

7 p.m./ESPN, ESPN3D: (WINNER of Thurs. Noon Game) vs. (WINNER of Thurs. 2 p.m. Game)
9 p.m./ESPN, ESPN3D: (WINNER of Thurs. 7 p.m. Game) vs. (WINNER of Thurs. 9 p.m. Game)

Saturday, March 10 (Championship Round on ESPN):

9 p.m./ESPN, ESPN3D: WINNERS of Semifinal-Round Games

— For complete coverage of the Big East Tournament, check back to this SB Nation New York StoryStream. For more on the Big East Conference, visit the SB Nation blog Big East Coast Bias.

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