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2002-2003 Big South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 4 - 8, 2003
Tournament Champions: North Carolina-Asheville
Tournament Runner Up: Radford
Tournament MOP/MVP: Andre Smith (North Carolina-Asheville, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Andre Smith (North Carolina-Asheville, Sr.), Alex Kragel (North Carolina-Asheville, So.), Bryan McCullough (North Carolina-Asheville, So.), Ben McGonagil (North Carolina-Asheville, So.), Raymond Arrington (Radford, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: Vines Center (Lynchburg, VA)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Tim Nestor, Allen Spainhour
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Andre Smith (North Carolina-Asheville, Sr.) (48)
Total Rebounds:Ben McGonagil (North Carolina-Asheville, So.) (32)
Total Assists:Bryan McCullough (North Carolina-Asheville, So.) (13)
Total Steals:Bryan McCullough (North Carolina-Asheville, So.) (9), Alex Kragel (North Carolina-Asheville, So.) (9)
Total Blocks:Josh Grant (Winthrop, So.) (6)
Total Minutes:Andre Smith (North Carolina-Asheville, Sr.) (118)
Total FIC:Ben McGonagil (North Carolina-Asheville, So.) (46.6)
Total Fouls:Ben McGonagil (North Carolina-Asheville, So.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Bryan McCullough (North Carolina-Asheville, So.) (11), Alex Kragel (North Carolina-Asheville, So.) (11), Andre Bynum (Radford, Fr.) (11)
Total FGs:Bryan McCullough (North Carolina-Asheville, So.) (18)
Total 3PM:Raymond Arrington (Radford, Sr.) (12)
Total FTs:Whit Holcomb-Faye (Radford, Fr.) (16)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Winthrop 80
8 High Point 64
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Elon 66
5 North Carolina-Asheville 68
2 Charleston Southern 62
7 Radford 65
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Liberty 63
6 Coastal Carolina 61
Semifinals
 
 
1 Winthrop 80
5 North Carolina-Asheville 81
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Liberty 52
7 Radford 55
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 North Carolina-Asheville 85
7 Radford 71

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
6 Coastal Carolina 13  14  48.15% 43.75%
2 Charleston Southern 14  13  51.85% 50.00%
8 High Point 18  30.77% 13  18.75%
3 Liberty 13  13  50.00% 50.00%
5 North Carolina-Asheville 11  16  40.74% 50.00%
7 Radford 19  29.63% 10  37.50%
1 Winthrop 19  67.86% 13  81.25%
4 Elon 12  14  46.15% 50.00%
*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 4, 2003
#6 Coastal Carolina (L) #3 Liberty (W) 61-63 Vines Center PTS: 25. Vince Okotie
REB: 8. Jason Sarchet
AST: 4. Ryan Mantlo
PTS: 14. Torrey Butler
REB: 6. Torrey Butler
AST: 3. E.J. Gallup
Mar 4, 2003
#5 North Carolina-Asheville (W) #4 Elon (L) 68-66 Alumni Gymnasium PTS: 26. Scottie Rice
REB: 8. Shamar Johnson
AST: 6. Steven Harvin
PTS: 16. Ben McGonagil
REB: 10. Ben McGonagil
AST: 3. Bryan McCullough
Mar 4, 2003
#7 Radford (W) #2 Charleston Southern (L) 65-62 CSU Field House PTS: 12. Kevin Warzynski
REB: 8. Kevin Warzynski
AST: 3. Ed O'Neil
PTS: 22. Whit Holcomb-Faye
REB: 12. Aaron Gill
AST: 4. Whit Holcomb-Faye
Mar 4, 2003
#8 High Point (L) #1 Winthrop (W) 64-80 Winthrop Coliseum PTS: 22. Pierre Wooten
REB: 6. Tyrone Walker
AST: 4. Ivan Jenkins
PTS: 21. Danny Gathings
REB: 10. Danny Gathings
AST: 3. Jeff Allen
Mar 7, 2003
#5 North Carolina-Asheville (W) #1 Winthrop (L) 81-80 Vines Center PTS: 16. Tyrone Walker
REB: 11. Josh Grant
AST: 7. Pierre Wooten
PTS: 20. Andre Smith
REB: 12. Ben McGonagil
AST: 5. Bryan McCullough
Mar 7, 2003
#7 Radford (W) #3 Liberty (L) 55-52 Vines Center PTS: 15. Gabe Martin
REB: 10. Vince Okotie
AST: 4. Ryan Mantlo
PTS: 17. Raymond Arrington
REB: 11. Aaron Gill
AST: 4. Whit Holcomb-Faye
Mar 8, 2003
#7 Radford (L) #5 North Carolina-Asheville (W) 71-85 Vines Center PTS: 18. Andre Smith
REB: 10. Ben McGonagil
AST: 5. Bryan McCullough
PTS: 15. Aaron Gill
REB: 8. Andre Bynum
AST: 5. Andre Bynum