American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2002-2003 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 12 - 15, 2003
Champions:Pittsburgh
Runner-Up:Connecticut
MVP/MOP:Julius Page (Pittsburgh, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Brandin Knight (Pittsburgh, Sr.), Ben Gordon (Connecticut, So.), Emeka Okafor (Connecticut, So.), Craig Smith (Boston College, Fr.), Carmelo Anthony (Syracuse, Fr.)
Championship Venue:Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, NY)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Jim Burr, William Bush, John Cahill, Ed Corbett, Bob Donato, Reggie Greenwood, Jim Haney, Tim Higgins, Michael Kitts, Raymond Perone

2002-2003 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Ben Gordon (Connecticut, So.) (50), Carmelo Anthony (Syracuse, Fr.) (50)
Total Rebounds:Emeka Okafor (Connecticut, So.) (34)
Total Assists:Andre Barrett (Seton Hall, Jr.) (17)
Total Steals:Brandin Knight (Pittsburgh, Sr.) (10)
Total Blocks:Emeka Okafor (Connecticut, So.) (12)
Total Minutes:Julius Page (Pittsburgh, Jr.) (108)
Total FIC:Mike Sweetney (Georgetown, Jr.) (47.0)
Total Fouls:Ontario Lett (Pittsburgh, So.) (15)
Total Turnovers:Ben Gordon (Connecticut, So.) (12)
Total FGs:Carmelo Anthony (Syracuse, Fr.) (18)
Total 3PM:Elijah Ingram (St. John's, Fr.) (9)
Total FTs:Craig Smith (Boston College, Fr.) (18)

2002-2003 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
E4 Villanova 41
W5 Georgetown 46
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W3 Seton Hall 67
E6 Miami (FL) 52
 
W4 Notre Dame 80
E5 St. John's 83
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E3 Providence 73
W6 West Virginia 50
 
Quarterfinals
 
W1 Syracuse 74
W5 Georgetown 69
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E2 Connecticut 83
W3 Seton Hall 70
E1 Boston College 82
E5 St. John's 75
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W2 Pittsburgh 67
E3 Providence 59
Semifinals
 
 
 
W1 Syracuse 67
E2 Connecticut 80
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E1 Boston College 48
W2 Pittsburgh 61
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E2 Connecticut 56
W2 Pittsburgh 74

2002-2003 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
E1 Boston College 17  10  62.96% 10  62.50%
W1 Syracuse 23  85.19% 13  81.25%
E2 Connecticut 19  70.37% 10  62.50%
W2 Pittsburgh 23  85.19% 13  81.25%
E3 Providence 15  12  55.56% 50.00%
W3 Seton Hall 16  11  59.26% 10  62.50%
E4 Villanova 14  16  46.67% 50.00%
W4 Notre Dame 22  73.33% 10  62.50%
E5 St. John's 15  12  55.56% 43.75%
W5 Georgetown 14  13  51.85% 10  37.50%
E6 Miami (FL) 11  16  40.74% 12  25.00%
W6 West Virginia 14  14  50.00% 11  31.25%

*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

2002-2003 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
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