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2002-2003 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 7 - 10, 2003
Tournament Champions: North Carolina-Wilmington
Tournament Runner Up: Drexel
Tournament MOP/MVP: Brett Blizzard (North Carolina-Wilmington, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Brett Blizzard (North Carolina-Wilmington, Sr.), Robert Battle (Drexel, Sr.), Tim Burnette (North Carolina-Wilmington, So.), Craig Callahan (North Carolina-Wilmington, Sr.), Kenell Sanchez (Drexel, Fr.), Willie Taylor (VCU, Jr.)
Championship Game Venue: Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, VA)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Roger Ayers, Mike Eades, Duke Edsall, Steve Gordon, Jerry Heater, Carl Hess, Sean Hull, William Humes, Leslie Jones, Bryan Kersey, Joe Lindsay, Jamie Luckie, Keith Maxwell, Mike Pitts, Larry Rose, Mark Schnur, Emanuel Upton
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Brett Blizzard (North Carolina-Wilmington, Sr.) (66)
Total Rebounds:Kenny Adeleke (Hofstra, So.) (25)
Total Assists:Mike Slattery (Delaware, So.) (14)
Total Steals:Craig Callahan (North Carolina-Wilmington, Sr.) (7)
Total Blocks:Robert Battle (Drexel, Sr.) (6), Ian Caskill (James Madison, Sr.) (6), Kenny Whitehead (James Madison, Sr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Brett Blizzard (North Carolina-Wilmington, Sr.) (112)
Total FIC:Brett Blizzard (North Carolina-Wilmington, Sr.) (42.3)
Total Fouls:Eric Schmieder (Drexel, Sr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Robert Battle (Drexel, Sr.) (10)
Total FGs:Brett Blizzard (North Carolina-Wilmington, Sr.) (23)
Total 3PM:Brett Blizzard (North Carolina-Wilmington, Sr.) (8), Phil Goss (Drexel, So.) (8)
Total FTs:Robert Battle (Drexel, Sr.) (16)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 William & Mary 64
9 Hofstra 74
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 James Madison 72
10 Towson 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 North Carolina-Wilmington 76
9 Hofstra 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 George Mason 49
5 Delaware 61
2 VCU 73
7 James Madison 53
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Drexel 61
6 Old Dominion 52
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 North Carolina-Wilmington 63
5 Delaware 50
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 VCU 60
3 Drexel 62
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 North Carolina-Wilmington 70
3 Drexel 62

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
5 Delaware 14  13  51.85% 50.00%
3 Drexel 17  10  62.96% 12  66.67%
4 George Mason 16  11  59.26% 11  61.11%
9 Hofstra 20  25.93% 12  33.33%
7 James Madison 12  16  42.86% 10  44.44%
1 North Carolina-Wilmington 21  77.78% 15  83.33%
6 Old Dominion 12  14  46.15% 50.00%
10 Towson 23  14.81% 17  5.56%
2 VCU 17  65.38% 12  66.67%
8 William & Mary 12  15  44.44% 11  38.89%
*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 7, 2003
#10 Towson (L) #7 James Madison (W) 61-72 Richmond Coliseum PTS: 14. Dwayne Broyles
REB: 6. Dwayne Broyles
AST: 7. Chris Williams
PTS: 31. Gerald Weatherspoon
REB: 7. Tony Dixon
AST: 2. Lawrence Hamm
Mar 7, 2003
#9 Hofstra (W) #8 William & Mary (L) 74-64 Richmond Coliseum PTS: 17. Sherman Rivers
REB: 7. Adam Duggins
AST: 5. Sherman Rivers
PTS: 20. Kenny Adeleke
REB: 13. Kenny Adeleke
AST: 6. Rick Apodaca
Mar 8, 2003
#5 Delaware (W) #4 George Mason (L) 61-49 Richmond Coliseum PTS: 16. Raoul Heinen
REB: 8. Jesse Young
AST: 2. Raoul Heinen
PTS: 21. Mike Ames
REB: 6. Calvin Smith
AST: 8. Mike Slattery
Mar 8, 2003
#7 James Madison (L) #2 VCU (W) 53-73 Richmond Coliseum PTS: 15. Michael Doles
REB: 8. Michael Doles
AST: 3. Domonic Jones
PTS: 19. Dwayne Broyles
REB: 10. Ian Caskill
AST: 2. Chris Williams
Mar 8, 2003
#9 Hofstra (L) #1 North Carolina-Wilmington (W) 56-76 Richmond Coliseum PTS: 28. Brett Blizzard
REB: 8. John Goldsberry
AST: 4. John Goldsberry
PTS: 22. Woody Souffrant
REB: 12. Kenny Adeleke
AST: 3. Woody Souffrant
Mar 8, 2003
#6 Old Dominion (L) #3 Drexel (W) 52-61 Richmond Coliseum PTS: 18. Robert Battle
REB: 14. Kenell Sanchez
AST: 5. Eric Schmieder
PTS: 16. Rasheed Wright
REB: 7. Rasheed Wright
AST: 4. Isaiah Hunter
Mar 9, 2003
#5 Delaware (L) #1 North Carolina-Wilmington (W) 50-63 Richmond Coliseum PTS: 22. Craig Callahan
REB: 10. Craig Callahan
AST: 4. Brett Blizzard
PTS: 10. Mike Slattery
REB: 7. Dave Hindenlang
AST: 6. Mike Slattery
Mar 9, 2003
#3 Drexel (W) #2 VCU (L) 62-60 Richmond Coliseum PTS: 19. Willie Taylor
REB: 11. Troy Godwin
AST: 2. Willie Taylor
PTS: 15. Robert Battle
REB: 9. Phil Goss
AST: 3. Eric Schmieder
Mar 10, 2003
#3 Drexel (L) #1 North Carolina-Wilmington (W) 62-70 Richmond Coliseum PTS: 20. Brett Blizzard
REB: 6. Brett Blizzard
AST: 4. Brett Blizzard
PTS: 25. Robert Battle
REB: 9. Robert Battle
AST: 6. Jeremiah King