The 2012 Big East Tournament continues on Friday at Madison Square Garden in New York between the nation's No. 2 ranked Syracuse and Cincinnati followed by Notre Dame vs. Louisville for the right to play for the Big East title on Saturday.
Cincinnati enters the semifinals after rallying to beat the Georgetown Hoyas in double overtime on Thursday. The Bearcats trailed by 11 points with under nine minutes left in the game to force the extra frame and ultimately prevailed 72-70 after a second overtime.
The favored Syracuse, meanwhile, staved off the upset against Connecticut on Thursday, despite trailing by as many as eight points in the second half.
Game Time: 7 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN and ESPN3
The full 2012 Big East tournament bracket can be found at the link.
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