Big East Tournament 2011 Bracket Update: Kemba Walker Sends UConn Past Pitt

Kemba Walker drilled a stepback jumper from just inside the three-point line at the buzzer to give UConn a 76-74 upset win against Big East Tournament No. 1 seed Pitt. In a year packed with amazing performances and six game-winning shots, that was Walker's biggest play yet, and possibly the biggest shot of the season across the entire nation.

(Video via Bubba)

UConn rides into the semifinals, where they'll get either Syracuse or St. John's. Both of those teams beat the Huskies in their only meetings this regular season.

The Huskies failed to meet their potential throughout the regular season, but as long as Walker remains clutch and capable of scoring 24 points (while grabbing five boards, dishing five assists, and so forth), the Huskies can bang with anybody in the country.

For more on this game, Huskies fans should join The UConn Blog, and Pitt fans should join Cardiac Hill and SB Nation Pittsburgh.

Quarterfinals: Thursday, March 10

UConn def. No. 1 Pittsburgh Panthers, 76-74

No. 4 Syracuse Orange vs. St. John's, 2, ESPN

No. 2 Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Cincinnati, 7, ESPN

No. 3 Louisville Cardinals vs. Marquette, 9, ESPN

Semifinals: Friday, March 11

UConn vs. quarterfinals game 2 winner, 7, ESPN

Quarterfinals game 3 winner vs. quarterfinals game 4 winner, 7, ESPN

Championship game: Saturday, March 12

Semifinals winners, 9, ESPN

For more on the 2011 Big East tournament, stay tuned to this StoryStream and join SB Nation IndianaBrowse our 298 team blogs for a community devoted to your school, and visit our NCAA basketball hub for more on other conference tournaments.

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