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2002-2003 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 13 - 16, 2003
Tournament Champions: Illinois
Tournament Runner Up: Ohio State
Tournament MOP/MVP: Brian Cook (Illinois, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Brian Cook (Illinois, Sr.), Roger Powell (Illinois, So.), Sean Connolly (Ohio State, Sr.), Tom Coverdale (Indiana, Sr.), Brent Darby (Ohio State, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: United Center (Chicago, IL)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Randy Drury, Donnie Gray, Rick Hartzell, Ed Hightower, Ted Hillary, Mike Sanzere
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Brent Darby (Ohio State, Sr.) (84)
Total Rebounds:Brian Cook (Illinois, Sr.) (23), Velimir Radinovic (Ohio State, Jr.) (23)
Total Assists:Brent Darby (Ohio State, Sr.) (22)
Total Steals:Brent Darby (Ohio State, Sr.) (11)
Total Blocks:George Leach (Indiana, Jr.) (8)
Total Minutes:Brent Darby (Ohio State, Sr.) (158)
Total FIC:Brent Darby (Ohio State, Sr.) (56.9)
Total Fouls:Velimir Radinovic (Ohio State, Jr.) (16)
Total Turnovers:Brent Darby (Ohio State, Sr.) (13)
Total FGs:Brent Darby (Ohio State, Sr.) (24)
Total 3PM:Sean Connolly (Ohio State, Sr.) (14)
Total FTs:Brent Darby (Ohio State, Sr.) (29)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Ohio State 66
9 Iowa 64
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Minnesota 64
10 Northwestern 76
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Indiana 77
11 Penn State 49
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Wisconsin 50
8 Ohio State 58
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Purdue 42
5 Michigan State 54
2 Illinois 94
10 Northwestern 65
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Michigan 56
6 Indiana 63
Semifinals
 
 
 
5 Michigan State 54
8 Ohio State 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Illinois 73
6 Indiana 72
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Illinois 72
8 Ohio State 59

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
2 Illinois 21  77.78% 11  68.75%
6 Indiana 18  11  62.07% 50.00%
9 Iowa 15  12  55.56% 43.75%
3 Michigan 17  12  58.62% 10  62.50%
5 Michigan State 19  10  65.52% 10  62.50%
7 Minnesota 16  11  59.26% 50.00%
10 Northwestern 11  16  40.74% 13  18.75%
8 Ohio State 15  12  55.56% 43.75%
11 Penn State 20  25.93% 14  12.50%
4 Purdue 18  66.67% 10  62.50%
1 Wisconsin 22  78.57% 12  75.00%
*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 13, 2003
#11 Penn State (L) #6 Indiana (W) 49-77 United Center PTS: 23. Jeff Newton
REB: 7. Jeff Newton
AST: 6. Marshall Strickland
PTS: 17. Brandon Watkins
REB: 7. Deforrest Riley
AST: 3. Deforrest Riley
Mar 13, 2003
#9 Iowa (L) #8 Ohio State (W) 64-66 United Center PTS: 18. Brent Darby
REB: 7. Velimir Radinovic
AST: 7. Brent Darby
PTS: 15. Brody Boyd
REB: 7. Chauncey Leslie
AST: 8. Jeff Horner
Mar 13, 2003
#10 Northwestern (W) #7 Minnesota (L) 76-64 United Center PTS: 16. Michael Bauer
REB: 6. Jerry Holman
AST: 8. Ben Johnson
PTS: 20. Jitim Young
REB: 7. Jitim Young
AST: 5. Jitim Young
Mar 14, 2003
#10 Northwestern (L) #2 Illinois (W) 65-94 United Center PTS: 20. Brian Cook
REB: 12. Brian Cook
AST: 9. Dee Brown
PTS: 20. Davor Duvancic
REB: 7. Mohamed Hachad
AST: 5. Mohamed Hachad
Mar 14, 2003
#8 Ohio State (W) #1 Wisconsin (L) 58-50 United Center PTS: 14. Kirk Penney
REB: 9. Mike Wilkinson
AST: 3. Freddie Owens
PTS: 21. Sean Connolly
REB: 7. Shun Jenkins
AST: 6. Brent Darby
Mar 14, 2003
#6 Indiana (W) #3 Michigan (L) 63-56 United Center PTS: 21. LaVell Blanchard
REB: 11. Bernard Robinson
AST: 8. Bernard Robinson
PTS: 18. A.J. Moye
REB: 6. Jeff Newton
AST: 4. Tom Coverdale
Mar 14, 2003
#5 Michigan State (W) #4 Purdue (L) 54-42 United Center PTS: 16. Willie Deane
REB: 7. Willie Deane
AST: 3. Darmetreis Kilgore
PTS: 10. Erazem Lorbek
REB: 8. Erazem Lorbek
AST: 5. Chris Hill
Mar 15, 2003
#8 Ohio State (W) #5 Michigan State (L) 55-54 United Center PTS: 15. Maurice Ager
REB: 6. Kelvin Torbert
AST: 3. Chris Hill
PTS: 23. Brent Darby
REB: 5. Brent Darby
AST: 3. Brent Darby
Mar 15, 2003
#6 Indiana (L) #2 Illinois (W) 72-73 United Center PTS: 25. Brian Cook
REB: 5. Luther Head
AST: 7. Dee Brown
PTS: 21. Tom Coverdale
REB: 9. Jeff Newton
AST: 3. Tom Coverdale
Mar 16, 2003
#8 Ohio State (L) #2 Illinois (W) 59-72 United Center PTS: 16. Roger Powell
REB: 10. James Augustine
AST: 5. Dee Brown
PTS: 27. Brent Darby
REB: 7. Velimir Radinovic
AST: 6. Brent Darby