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2003-2004 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 10 - 13, 2004
Tournament Champions: Cincinnati
Tournament Runner Up: DePaul
Tournament MOP/MVP: Tony Bobbitt (Cincinnati, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Francisco Garcia (Louisville, So.), Delonte Holland (DePaul, Sr.), Quemont Greer (DePaul, Jr.), Tony Bobbitt (Cincinnati, Sr.), Jason Maxiell (Cincinnati, Jr.)
Championship Game Venue: U.S. Bank Arena (Cincinnati, OH)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Harrell Allen, Tom Eades, David Hall, Rick Hartzell, Tim Higgins, Ed Hightower, Ted Hillary, Danny Hooker, Terry Moore, Tom O'Neill, Steve Olsen, Steve Olson, Steve Olson, Steven Pyatt, Mike Sanzere, Curtis Shaw, Kerry Sitton, Mike Thibodeaux, Larry Ware, Steve Welmer, Mark Whitehead
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Delonte Holland (DePaul, Sr.) (57)
Total Rebounds:Andre Brown (DePaul, Sr.) (27)
Total Assists:Squeaky Johnson (UAB, So.) (15)
Total Steals:Demario Eddins (UAB, So.) (7)
Total Blocks:Curtis Withers (Charlotte, So.) (5)
Total Minutes:Delonte Holland (DePaul, Sr.) (109)
Total FIC:Delonte Holland (DePaul, Sr.) (41.0)
Total Fouls:Eric Hicks (Cincinnati, So.) (9), Quemont Greer (DePaul, Jr.) (9), Nick Williams (Cincinnati, So.) (9)
Total Turnovers:Reggie Bryant (Saint Louis, Jr.) (8)
Total FGs:Delonte Holland (DePaul, Sr.) (18)
Total 3PM:Brendan Plavich (Charlotte, Jr.) (10)
Total FTs:Delonte Holland (DePaul, Sr.) (15)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Marquette 62
9 Texas Christian 64
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Charlotte 78
12 Tulane 48
 
7 Saint Louis 52
10 Southern Mississippi 46
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Louisville 61
11 East Carolina 54
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 DePaul 89
9 Texas Christian 65
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 UAB 77
5 Charlotte 66
2 Memphis 61
7 Saint Louis 72
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Cincinnati 64
6 Louisville 62
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 DePaul 75
4 UAB 74
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Cincinnati 66
7 Saint Louis 46
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 DePaul 50
3 Cincinnati 55

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
12 Tulane 11  16  40.74% 12  25.00%
10 Southern Mississippi 13  14  48.15% 10  37.50%
2 Memphis 21  77.78% 12  75.00%
11 East Carolina 13  13  50.00% 11  31.25%
4 UAB 19  70.37% 12  75.00%
5 Charlotte 20  74.07% 12  75.00%
3 Cincinnati 21  77.78% 12  75.00%
1 DePaul 19  70.37% 12  75.00%
6 Louisville 19  70.37% 56.25%
8 Marquette 17  10  62.96% 50.00%
7 Saint Louis 16  11  59.26% 56.25%
9 Texas Christian 11  16  40.74% 43.75%
*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 10, 2004
#9 Texas Christian (W) #8 Marquette (L) 64-62 U.S. Bank Arena PTS: 31. Travis Diener
REB: 10. Scott Merritt
AST: 2. Travis Diener
PTS: 13. Chudi Chinweze
REB: 7. Marcus Sloan
AST: 6. Corey Santee
Mar 10, 2004
#11 East Carolina (L) #6 Louisville (W) 54-61 U.S. Bank Arena PTS: 22. Francisco Garcia
REB: 10. Kendall Dartez
AST: 2. Larry O'Bannon
PTS: 14. Mike Cook
REB: 13. Erroyl Bing
AST: 3. Japhet McNeil
Mar 10, 2004
#12 Tulane (L) #5 Charlotte (W) 48-78 U.S. Bank Arena PTS: 15. Demon Brown
REB: 12. Curtis Withers
AST: 3. Brendan Plavich
PTS: 9. Vincent Camper
REB: 8. Vytas Tatarunas
AST: 3. Vincent Camper
Mar 10, 2004
#10 Southern Mississippi (L) #7 Saint Louis (W) 46-52 U.S. Bank Arena PTS: 14. Phillip Hunt
REB: 6. Josh Fisher
AST: 3. Reggie Bryant
PTS: 15. Jasper Johnson
REB: 13. Charles Gaines
AST: 4. David Haywood
Mar 11, 2004
#5 Charlotte (L) #4 UAB (W) 66-77 U.S. Bank Arena PTS: 28. Morris Finley
REB: 5. Donell Taylor
AST: 4. Demario Eddins
PTS: 21. Brendan Plavich
REB: 15. Eddie Basden
AST: 4. Mitchell Baldwin
Mar 11, 2004
#7 Saint Louis (W) #2 Memphis (L) 72-61 U.S. Bank Arena PTS: 17. Sean Banks
REB: 9. Duane Erwin
AST: 10. Antonio Burks
PTS: 18. Reggie Bryant
REB: 5. Ian Vougioukas
AST: 6. Josh Fisher
Mar 11, 2004
#9 Texas Christian (L) #1 DePaul (W) 65-89 U.S. Bank Arena PTS: 21. Andre Brown
REB: 11. Andre Brown
AST: 10. Sammy Mejia
PTS: 17. Nucleus Smith
REB: 6. Chudi Chinweze
AST: 2. Marcus Shropshire
Mar 11, 2004
#6 Louisville (L) #3 Cincinnati (W) 62-64 U.S. Bank Arena PTS: 15. Jason Maxiell
REB: 7. Eric Hicks
AST: 7. Armein Kirkland
PTS: 28. Francisco Garcia
REB: 8. Luke Whitehead
AST: 2. Kendall Dartez
Mar 12, 2004
#4 UAB (L) #1 DePaul (W) 74-75 U.S. Bank Arena PTS: 21. Delonte Holland
REB: 11. Andre Brown
AST: 3. Drake Diener
PTS: 20. Morris Finley
REB: 8. Sidney Ball
AST: 11. Squeaky Johnson
Mar 12, 2004
#7 Saint Louis (L) #3 Cincinnati (W) 46-66 U.S. Bank Arena PTS: 12. Tony Bobbitt
REB: 8. James White
AST: 6. James White
PTS: 14. Josh Fisher
REB: 5. Josh Fisher
AST: 2. Josh Fisher
Mar 13, 2004
#3 Cincinnati (W) #1 DePaul (L) 55-50 U.S. Bank Arena PTS: 17. Delonte Holland
REB: 7. Delonte Holland
AST: 2. Delonte Holland
PTS: 17. Tony Bobbitt
REB: 9. Eric Hicks
AST: 4. Armein Kirkland