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2002-2003 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 7 - 10, 2003
Tournament Champions: Creighton
Tournament Runner Up: Southern Illinois
Tournament MOP/MVP: Kyle Korver (Creighton, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Kyle Korver (Creighton, Sr.), Jermaine Dearman (Southern Illinois, Sr.), Randy Burns (Wichita State, So.), Larry House (Creighton, Sr.), Terrance McGee (Missouri State, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: Scottrade Center (St. Louis, MO)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: JD Collins, Dave Draucker, Steve Morris, Mike Sanzere, Steven Skiles
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Jermaine Dearman (Southern Illinois, Sr.) (53)
Total Rebounds:Jermaine Dearman (Southern Illinois, Sr.) (27)
Total Assists:Tyler McKinney (Creighton, So.) (13)
Total Steals:Larry House (Creighton, Sr.) (9)
Total Blocks:Brody Deren (Creighton, Jr.) (7)
Total Minutes:Kyle Korver (Creighton, Sr.) (105)
Total FIC:Kyle Korver (Creighton, Sr.) (45.1)
Total Fouls:Kyle Korver (Creighton, Sr.) (10)
Total Turnovers:Brody Deren (Creighton, Jr.) (9), Marcus Howard (Indiana State, Jr.) (9)
Total FGs:Jermaine Dearman (Southern Illinois, Sr.) (21)
Total 3PM:Kyle Korver (Creighton, Sr.) (9)
Total FTs:Terrance McGee (Missouri State, Sr.) (16)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Drake 62
9 Illinois State 63
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Northern Iowa 60
10 Indiana State 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Southern Illinois 75
9 Illinois State 63
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Missouri State 65
5 Evansville 51
2 Creighton 57
10 Indiana State 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Wichita State 70
6 Bradley 66
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Southern Illinois 64
4 Missouri State 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Creighton 70
3 Wichita State 69
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Southern Illinois 56
2 Creighton 80

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
6 Bradley 12  17  41.38% 10  44.44%
2 Creighton 26  86.67% 15  83.33%
8 Drake 10  20  33.33% 13  27.78%
5 Evansville 12  15  44.44% 10  44.44%
9 Illinois State 20  25.93% 13  27.78%
10 Indiana State 23  20.69% 16  11.11%
4 Missouri State 16  11  59.26% 12  66.67%
7 Northern Iowa 11  16  40.74% 11  38.89%
1 Southern Illinois 22  81.48% 16  88.89%
3 Wichita State 17  10  62.96% 12  66.67%
*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
#9 Illinois State (W) #8 Drake (L) 63-62 Scottrade Center PTS: 18. Greg Danielson
REB: 7. Greg Danielson
AST: 4. Lonnie Randolph
PTS: 17. Gregg Alexander
REB: 5. Chris Burras
AST: 3. Dana Ford
Mar 7, 2003
#10 Indiana State (W) #7 Northern Iowa (L) 61-60 Scottrade Center PTS: 20. David Gruber
REB: 10. David Gruber
AST: 6. Chris Foster
PTS: 19. Brian Giesen
REB: 10. David Moss
AST: 3. Wilfred Antoine
Mar 8, 2003
#9 Illinois State (L) #1 Southern Illinois (W) 63-75 Scottrade Center PTS: 26. Jermaine Dearman
REB: 12. Jermaine Dearman
AST: 5. Darren Brooks
PTS: 21. Vince Greene
REB: 9. Chris Burras
AST: 3. Vince Greene
Mar 8, 2003
#6 Bradley (L) #3 Wichita State (W) 66-70 Scottrade Center PTS: 20. Randy Burns
REB: 8. Paul Miller
AST: 3. Randy Burns
PTS: 27. Marcello Robinson
REB: 7. Phillip Gilbert
AST: 2. Mike Suggs
Mar 8, 2003
#5 Evansville (L) #4 Missouri State (W) 51-65 Scottrade Center PTS: 22. Terrance McGee
REB: 7. Shelton Colwell
AST: 6. Terrance McGee
PTS: 18. Ian Hanavan
REB: 8. Ian Hanavan
AST: 4. Andre Burton
Mar 8, 2003
#10 Indiana State (L) #2 Creighton (W) 56-57 Scottrade Center PTS: 15. Kyle Korver
REB: 11. Brody Deren
AST: 2. Kyle Korver
PTS: 12. David Moss
REB: 12. Brian Giesen
AST: 3. David Moss
Mar 9, 2003
#3 Wichita State (L) #2 Creighton (W) 69-70 Scottrade Center PTS: 19. Kyle Korver
REB: 7. Brody Deren
AST: 5. Tyler McKinney
PTS: 21. Randy Burns
REB: 6. Jamar Howard
AST: 5. Fridge Holman
Mar 9, 2003
#4 Missouri State (L) #1 Southern Illinois (W) 55-64 Scottrade Center PTS: 17. Jermaine Dearman
REB: 5. Jermaine Dearman
AST: 3. Darren Brooks
PTS: 21. Terrance McGee
REB: 9. Monwell Randle
AST: 4. Terrance McGee
Mar 10, 2003
#2 Creighton (W) #1 Southern Illinois (L) 80-56 Scottrade Center PTS: 15. Darren Brooks
REB: 10. Jermaine Dearman
AST: 4. Darren Brooks
PTS: 20. Larry House
REB: 10. Kyle Korver
AST: 6. Kyle Korver