NCAA Tournament Brackets

2002-2003 NCAA Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 18 - Apr 7, 2003
Champions:Syracuse
Runner-Up:Kansas
MVP/MOP:Carmelo Anthony (Syracuse, Fr.)
All-Tournament Team:Carmelo Anthony (Syracuse, Fr.), Gerry McNamara (Syracuse, Fr.), Nick Collison (Kansas, Sr.), Kirk Hinrich (Kansas, Sr.), Keith Langford (Kansas, So.)
Final Four Teams:Kansas, Kansas, Texas, Texas
#1 Seeds:Kentucky, Arizona, Oklahoma, Texas
Championship Venue:Louisiana Superdome (New Orleans, LA)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Gerald Boudreaux, Jim Burr, Dick Cartmell, Tim Clougherty, John Clougherty, Reggie Cofer, David Day, Ken Ditty, Pat Driscoll, Tom Eades, Pat Evans, Bill Gracey, Donnie Gray, Tony Greene, Reggie Greenwood, David Guthrie, David Hall, Karl Hess, Bruce Hicks, John Higgins, Ed Hightower, Eddie Jackson, Leslie Jones, Michael Kitts, Mark Kitts, David Libbey, Tom Lopes, Hal Lusk, Randy McCall, Tommy Nunez Jr., Tom O'Neill, Gerry Pollard, Olandis Poole, Steven Pyatt, Chris Rastatter, Stan Reynolds, Larry Rose, Mike Sanzere, Frank Scagliotta, Mike Scyphers, Kerry Sitton, Steven Skiles, Zelton Steed, Scott Thornley, Theodore Valent, Ted Valentine, Carlos Villanueva, Bill Vinovich, Mark Whitehead, Mike Wood, Tom Wood

2002-2003 NCAA Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Carmelo Anthony (Syracuse, Fr.) (121)
Total Rebounds:Nick Collison (Kansas, Sr.) (81)
Total Assists:T.J. Ford (Texas, So.) (51)
Total Steals:Gerry McNamara (Syracuse, Fr.) (15)
Total Blocks:Nick Collison (Kansas, Sr.) (15)
Total Minutes:Carmelo Anthony (Syracuse, Fr.) (218)
Total FIC:Nick Collison (Kansas, Sr.) (129.8)
Total Fouls:Jeff Graves (Kansas, Jr.) (22)
Total Turnovers:Hakim Warrick (Syracuse, So.) (22)
Total FGs:Nick Collison (Kansas, Sr.) (48)
Total 3PM:Gerry McNamara (Syracuse, Fr.) (18)
Total FTs:T.J. Ford (Texas, So.) (34)

2002-2003 NCAA Tournament Bracket

Play In Game
S16 Texas Southern 84
S16 North Carolina-Asheville 92

Midwest Regional (Minneapolis)
First Round
M1 Kentucky 95
M16 IUPUI 64
 
 
 
 
M8 Oregon 58
M9 Utah 60
 
M5 Wisconsin 81
M12 Weber State 74
 
 
 
 
M4 Dayton 71
M13 Tulsa 84
 
M6 Missouri 72
M11 Southern Illinois 71
 
 
 
 
M3 Marquette 72
M14 Holy Cross 68
 
M7 Indiana 67
M10 Alabama 62
 
 
 
 
M2 Pittsburgh 87
M15 Wagner 61
 
Second Round
 
M1 Kentucky 74
M9 Utah 54
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M5 Wisconsin 61
M13 Tulsa 60
M3 Marquette 101
M6 Missouri 92
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M2 Pittsburgh 74
M7 Indiana 52
Sweet Sixteen
 
 
 
M1 Kentucky 63
M5 Wisconsin 57
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M2 Pittsburgh 74
M3 Marquette 77
Elite Eight
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M1 Kentucky 69
M3 Marquette 83
West Regional (Anaheim)
First Round
W1 Arizona 80
W16 Vermont 51
 
 
 
 
W8 Cincinnati 69
W9 Gonzaga 74
 
W5 Notre Dame 70
W12 Milwaukee 69
 
 
 
 
W4 Illinois 65
W13 Western Kentucky 60
 
W6 Creighton 73
W11 Central Michigan 79
 
 
 
 
W3 Duke 67
W14 Colorado State 57
 
W7 Memphis 71
W10 Arizona State 84
 
 
 
 
W2 Kansas 64
W15 Utah State 61
 
Second Round
 
W1 Arizona 96
W9 Gonzaga 95
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W4 Illinois 60
W5 Notre Dame 68
W3 Duke 86
W11 Central Michigan 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W2 Kansas 108
W10 Arizona State 76
Sweet Sixteen
 
 
 
W1 Arizona 88
W5 Notre Dame 71
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W2 Kansas 69
W3 Duke 65
Elite Eight
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W1 Arizona 75
W2 Kansas 78
East Regional (Albany)
First Round
E1 Oklahoma 71
E16 South Carolina State 54
 
 
 
 
E8 California 76
E9 North Carolina State 74
 
E5 Mississippi State 46
E12 Butler 47
 
 
 
 
E4 Louisville 86
E13 Austin Peay 64
 
E6 Oklahoma State 77
E11 Pennsylvania 63
 
 
 
 
E3 Syracuse 76
E14 Manhattan 65
 
E7 Saint Joseph's 63
E10 Auburn 65
 
 
 
 
E2 Wake Forest 76
E15 East Tennessee State 73
 
Second Round
 
E1 Oklahoma 74
E8 California 65
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E4 Louisville 71
E12 Butler 79
E3 Syracuse 68
E6 Oklahoma State 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E2 Wake Forest 62
E10 Auburn 68
Sweet Sixteen
 
 
 
E1 Oklahoma 65
E12 Butler 54
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E3 Syracuse 79
E10 Auburn 78
Elite Eight
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E1 Oklahoma 47
E3 Syracuse 63
South Regional (San Antonio)
First Round
S1 Texas 82
S16 North Carolina-Asheville 61
 
 
 
 
S8 LSU 56
S9 Purdue 80
 
S5 Connecticut 58
S12 Brigham Young 53
 
 
 
 
S4 Stanford 77
S13 San Diego 69
 
S6 Maryland 75
S11 North Carolina-Wilmington 73
 
 
 
 
S3 Xavier 71
S14 Troy 59
 
S7 Michigan State 79
S10 Colorado 64
 
 
 
 
S2 Florida 85
S15 Sam Houston State 55
 
Second Round
 
S1 Texas 77
S9 Purdue 67
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
S4 Stanford 74
S5 Connecticut 85
S3 Xavier 64
S6 Maryland 77
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
S2 Florida 46
S7 Michigan State 68
Sweet Sixteen
 
 
 
S1 Texas 82
S5 Connecticut 78
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
S6 Maryland 58
S7 Michigan State 60
Elite Eight
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
S1 Texas 85
S7 Michigan State 76
Final Four (Louisiana)
Final Four
S1 Texas 84
E3 Syracuse 95
 
 
 
 
 
 
W2 Kansas 94
M3 Marquette 61
Championship Game
 
 
W2 Kansas 78
E3 Syracuse 81

2002-2003 NCAA Tournament Participants

Seed Region School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win % Berth Type
E1 East Regional (Albany) Oklahoma 24  80.00% 12  75.00% Tournament Winner
M1 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Kentucky 28  87.50% 16  100.00% Tournament Winner
S1 South Regional (San Antonio) Texas 22  78.57% 13  81.25% At-Large
W1 West Regional (Anaheim) Arizona 26  92.86% 17  94.44% At-Large
E2 East Regional (Albany) Wake Forest 23  79.31% 12  75.00% At-Large
M2 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Pittsburgh 26  86.67% 13  81.25% Tournament Winner
S2 South Regional (San Antonio) Florida 24  77.42% 12  75.00% At-Large
W2 West Regional (Anaheim) Kansas 25  78.13% 14  87.50% At-Large
E3 East Regional (Albany) Syracuse 24  82.76% 13  81.25% At-Large
M3 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Marquette 23  82.14% 14  87.50% At-Large
S3 South Regional (San Antonio) Xavier 25  83.33% 15  93.75% At-Large
W3 West Regional (Anaheim) Duke 24  80.00% 11  68.75% Tournament Winner
E4 East Regional (Albany) Louisville 24  80.00% 11  68.75% Tournament Winner
M4 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Dayton 24  82.76% 13  86.67% Tournament Winner
S4 South Regional (San Antonio) Stanford 23  74.19% 14  77.78% At-Large
W4 West Regional (Anaheim) Illinois 24  80.00% 11  68.75% Tournament Winner
E5 East Regional (Albany) Mississippi State 22  73.33% 10  62.50% At-Large
M5 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Wisconsin 22  75.86% 12  75.00% At-Large
S5 South Regional (San Antonio) Connecticut 21  70.00% 10  62.50% At-Large
W5 West Regional (Anaheim) Notre Dame 22  70.97% 10  62.50% At-Large
E6 East Regional (Albany) Oklahoma State 21  70.00% 10  62.50% At-Large
M6 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Missouri 21  10  67.74% 56.25% At-Large
S6 South Regional (San Antonio) Maryland 19  70.37% 12  75.00% At-Large
W6 West Regional (Anaheim) Creighton 29  87.88% 15  83.33% Tournament Winner
E7 East Regional (Albany) Saint Joseph's 23  79.31% 12  80.00% At-Large
M7 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Indiana 20  12  62.50% 50.00% At-Large
S7 South Regional (San Antonio) Michigan State 20  11  64.52% 10  62.50% At-Large
W7 West Regional (Anaheim) Memphis 22  75.86% 12  75.00% At-Large
E8 East Regional (Albany) California 21  72.41% 13  72.22% At-Large
M8 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Oregon 23  71.88% 10  55.56% Tournament Winner
S8 South Regional (San Antonio) LSU 19  12  61.29% 43.75% At-Large
W8 West Regional (Anaheim) Cincinnati 17  11  60.71% 56.25% At-Large
E9 East Regional (Albany) North Carolina State 16  14  53.33% 43.75% At-Large
M9 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Utah 24  77.42% 11  78.57% At-Large
S9 South Regional (San Antonio) Purdue 18  10  64.29% 10  62.50% At-Large
W9 West Regional (Anaheim) Gonzaga 23  74.19% 12  85.71% At-Large
E10 East Regional (Albany) Auburn 19  12  61.29% 43.75% At-Large
M10 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Alabama 17  11  60.71% 50.00% At-Large
S10 South Regional (San Antonio) Colorado 20  11  64.52% 56.25% At-Large
W10 West Regional (Anaheim) Arizona State 18  12  60.00% 11  61.11% At-Large
E11 East Regional (Albany) Pennsylvania 22  81.48% 14  100.00% Regular Season Champion
M11 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Southern Illinois 24  80.00% 16  88.89% At-Large
S11 South Regional (San Antonio) North Carolina-Wilmington 24  80.00% 15  83.33% Tournament Winner
W11 West Regional (Anaheim) Central Michigan 24  77.42% 14  77.78% Tournament Winner
E12 East Regional (Albany) Butler 25  83.33% 14  87.50% At-Large
M12 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Weber State 26  83.87% 14  100.00% Tournament Winner
S12 South Regional (San Antonio) Brigham Young 22  70.97% 10  71.43% At-Large
W12 West Regional (Anaheim) Milwaukee 24  77.42% 13  81.25% Tournament Winner
E13 East Regional (Albany) Austin Peay 23  76.67% 13  81.25% Tournament Winner
M13 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Tulsa 22  70.97% 12  66.67% Tournament Winner
S13 South Regional (San Antonio) San Diego 18  11  62.07% 10  71.43% Tournament Winner
W13 West Regional (Anaheim) Western Kentucky 24  75.00% 12  85.71% Tournament Winner
E14 East Regional (Albany) Manhattan 23  79.31% 14  77.78% Tournament Winner
M14 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Holy Cross 26  86.67% 13  92.86% Tournament Winner
S14 South Regional (San Antonio) Troy 26  83.87% 14  87.50% Tournament Winner
W14 West Regional (Anaheim) Colorado State 19  13  59.38% 35.71% Tournament Winner
E15 East Regional (Albany) East Tennessee State 20  10  66.67% 11  68.75% Tournament Winner
M15 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) Wagner 21  10  67.74% 14  77.78% Tournament Winner
S15 South Regional (San Antonio) Sam Houston State 23  79.31% 17  85.00% Tournament Winner
W15 West Regional (Anaheim) Utah State 24  75.00% 12  66.67% Tournament Winner
E16 East Regional (Albany) South Carolina State 20  10  66.67% 15  83.33% Tournament Winner
M16 Midwest Regional (Minneapolis) IUPUI 20  13  60.61% 10  71.43% Tournament Winner
S16 South Regional (San Antonio) Texas Southern 18  12  60.00% 11  61.11% Tournament Winner
S16 South Regional (San Antonio) North Carolina-Asheville 14  16  46.67% 50.00% Tournament Winner
W16 West Regional (Anaheim) Vermont 21  12  63.64% 11  68.75% Tournament Winner

*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

2002-2003 NCAA Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
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