The 2012 Big East Tournament continues Thursday, as the top-seeded Syracuse Orange and No. 9 Connecticut Huskies tip off day three at noon ET on ESPN. The Huskies advanced to the third round with a victory Tuesday over the West Virginia Mountaineers, while the Orange received a double-bye after finishing the regular season a top the Big East standings.
After Syracuse and UConn, the No. 5 Georgetown Hoyas, who knocked off No. 13 Pittsburgh Panthers in the second round, will face the No. 4 Cincinnati Bearcats, who earned their double-bye on the last day of the regular season.
Here's the Big East Tournament bracket and TV schedule for day three:
Thursday, March 8:
Noon/ESPN, ESPN3D: (9) Connecticut Huskies vs. (1) Syracuse Orange
2 p.m./ESPN, ESPN3D: (5) Georgetown Hoyas vs. (4) Cincinnati Bearcats
7 p.m./ESPN, ESPN3D: (7) Louisville Cardinals vs. (2) Marquette Golden Eagles
9 p.m./ESPN, ESPN3D: (6) South Florida Bulls vs. (3) Notre Dame Fighting Irish