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Big East Tournament 2011 Bracket Update: UConn Drops Georgetown, 79-62

UConn advanced to the 2011 Big East Tournament quarterfinals with a 79-62 second-round win over Georgetown. Kemba Walker added his usual 28 points and seven rebounds, while the entire Hoyas offense minus Chris Wright was pretty much just Jason Clark and Austin Freeman, both of whom had 20 or more points. Jeremy Lamb also contributed 11 points, four boards, and four steals for the Huskies.

Pitt awaits in the next round for UConn. They met once this season, with the Huskies falling 78-63 in Pittsburgh after starting the season 10-0. Walker scored 31 points, but not much else went right for Connecticut.

Georgetown is just biding its time until the return of Wright at this point. The injured guard should be back in time for the NCAA Tournament, but now his teammates will have a chance to rest up as well. Stayin' positive.

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Updated 2011 Big East Tournament bracket:

First round: Tuesday, March 8

No. 9 Connecticut Huskies def. No. 16 DePaul Blue Devils, 97-71

No. 13 Rutgers Scarlet Knights def. No. 12 Seton Hall Pirates, 76-70

No. 15 South Florida Bulls def. No. 10 Villanova Wildcats, 70-67 

No. 11 Marquette Golden Eagles def. No. 14 Providence Friars, 88-67

Second round: Wednesday, March 9

UConn def. No. 8 Georgetown Hoyas, 79-62

No. 5 St. John's Red Storm vs. Rutgers, 2, ESPN

No. 7 Cincinnati Bearcats vs. USF, 7, ESPN

No. 6 West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Marquette, 9, ESPN

Quarterfinals: Thursday, March 10

No. 1 Pittsburgh Panthers vs. UConn, noon, ESPN

No. 4 Syracuse Orange vs. St. John's/Seton Hall/Rutgers, 2, ESPN

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

No. 3 Louisville Cardinals vs. West Virginia/Marquette/Providence, 9, ESPN

Semifinals: Friday, March 11

Quarterfinals game 1 winner 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

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