Big East Tournament 2012: Updated Bracket And Schedule For Day 3

The 2012 Big East Tournament moves into the quarterfinal round on Thursday, and the top four seeds -- the Syracuse Orange, Marquette Golden Eagles, Cincinnati Bearcats and Notre Dame Fighting Irish -- are ready to join the action. In the previous round, UConn knocked off West Virginia in an overtime upset, while Georgetown held seed against the Pittsburgh Panthers. Louisville and South Florida also managed to avoid upsets, so the quarterfinal round features plenty of premium matchups.

Here is the schedule for the quarterfinal round of the 2012 Big East Tournament and an updated look at the bracket:

Thursday, March 8 - Quarterfinals

11:00 a.m. CT : No. 9 Connecticut Huskies vs. No. 1 Syracuse Orange - ESPN
1:00 p.m. CT: No. 5 Georgetown Hoyas vs. No. 4 Cincinnati Bearcats - ESPN
6:00 p.m. CT : No. 7 Louisville Cardinals vs. No. 2 Marquette Golden Eagles - ESPN
8:00 p.m. CT : No. 6 South Florida Bulls vs. No. 3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish - ESPN

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