Da'Sean Butler's Late Basket Gives No. 6 West Virginia Big East Title, 60-58

For more on today's game and these teams, visit our Georgetown blog at Casual Hoya and our West Virginia blog at The Smoking Musket.

New York, NY (Sports Network) - Da'Sean Butler provided the final theatrics of the Big East Tournament, pouring home a layup with 4.2 seconds remaining to give seventh-ranked West Virginia a thrilling 60-58 win over 22nd-ranked Georgetown to help the Mountaineers capture their first conference tournament title.

Butler finished with 20 points and six rebounds for third-seeded WVU (27-6), which won its sixth straight to win a conference tournament for the first time since the 1984 Atlantic 10 Tournament. Wellington Smith finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds -- six on the offensive end -- and was a main factor in shutting down Georgetown stalwart center Greg Monroe.

Monroe recorded tournament-lows of 11 points and six rebounds for the Hoyas (23-10), who were looking to win a Big East-record eighth tournament title. Chris Wright had 20 points and seven assists but missed a potential game-tying layup attempt at the buzzer. Austin Freeman added 14 points in defeat.

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