Big East Tournament 2012: Day 2 Schedule And Bracket Set Following Villanova Win

Villanova put away Rutgers, 70-49, on Tuesday night to close out the first round of action at the 2012 Big East Tournament. Now that the game is over, we can take a closer look at what's on tap Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.

Nova once against draws the late game, taking on South Florida at 9:00 p.m. ET. The Wildcats lost both meetings between the two teams during the regular season, but a big second half against the Scarlet Knights could have them thinking upset. Here's the full updated Big East Tournament bracket and TV schedule:

Tuesday, March 6 (First Round):

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

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 more on the Big East Tournament, check back to this SB Nation Philly StoryStream. Meanwhile, SB Nation's blog The 'Nova Blog has everything on the Wildcats, while Big East Coast Bias is all about the Big East.

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