NIT Tournament Brackets

2002-2003 NIT Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 17 - Apr 3, 2003
Champions:St. John's
Runner-Up:Georgetown
MVP/MOP:Marcus Hatten (St. John's, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:N/A
Final Four Teams:Minnesota, Minnesota, Minnesota, Minnesota
#1 Seeds:
Championship Venue:Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, NY)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Roger Ayers, Tom Clark, Bernard Clinton, John Clougherty, Eugene Crawford, Eric Curry, Mike Eades, Duke Edsall, Dwayne Gladden, Steve Gordon, Tony Greene, Karl Hess, Sean Hull, Les Jones, Bill Kennedy, Shawn Lehigh, Jamie Luckie, Jamie Luckie, Glenn Mayborg, Don Mcallister, Ray Natili, Jeff Nichols, Robert Pennington, Charles Range, Michael Reed, Kelly Self, Larry Spaulding, Ted Valentine, Tom Wood, Mike Wood

2002-2003 NIT Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Mike Sweetney (Georgetown, Jr.) (122)
Total Rebounds:Mike Sweetney (Georgetown, Jr.) (50)
Total Assists:Raymond Felton (North Carolina, Fr.) (34)
Total Steals:Marcus Hatten (St. John's, Sr.) (20)
Total Blocks:Mike Sweetney (Georgetown, Jr.) (18)
Total Minutes:Andre Emmett (Texas Tech, Jr.) (198), Kasib Powell (Texas Tech, Sr.) (198)
Total FIC:Mike Sweetney (Georgetown, Jr.) (109.8)
Total Fouls:Jerry Holman (Minnesota, Sr.) (19)
Total Turnovers:Marcus Hatten (St. John's, Sr.) (19)
Total FGs:Andre Emmett (Texas Tech, Jr.) (40)
Total 3PM:Marcus Hatten (St. John's, Sr.) (13), Brian Polk (Temple, So.) (13)
Total FTs:Mike Sweetney (Georgetown, Jr.) (44)

2002-2003 NIT Tournament Bracket

First Round Bracket #1
Opening Round
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Iowa 62
- Valparaiso 60
 
 
 
 
- Iowa State 76
- Wichita State 65
 
First Round
 
- Texas Tech 66
- Nevada 54
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- San Diego State 67
- UC Santa Barbara 62
- Georgia Tech 72
- Ohio State 58
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Iowa State 53
- Iowa 54
Second Round
 
 
 
- Texas Tech 57
- San Diego State 48
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Iowa 78
- Georgia Tech 79
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Texas Tech 80
- Georgia Tech 72
First Round Bracket #2
Opening Round
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Siena 74
- Villanova 59
 
 
 
 
- Western Michigan 63
- Illinois-Chicago 62
 
First Round
 
- St. John's 62
- Boston University 57
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Virginia 89
- Brown 73
- UAB 82
- Louisiana-Lafayette 80
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Siena 68
- Western Michigan 62
Second Round
 
 
 
- St. John's 73
- Virginia 63
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Siena 71
- UAB 80
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- St. John's 79
- UAB 71
First Round Bracket #3
Opening Round
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Richmond 49
- Providence 67
 
 
 
 
- Kent State 66
- Charleston 71
 
First Round
 
- North Carolina 83
- DePaul 72
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Wyoming 78
- Eastern Washington 71
- Tennessee 60
- Georgetown 70
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Providence 69
- Charleston 64
Second Round
 
 
 
- North Carolina 90
- Wyoming 74
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Providence 58
- Georgetown 67
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- North Carolina 74
- Georgetown 79
First Round Bracket #4
Opening Round
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Temple 68
- Drexel 59
 
 
 
 
- Fairfield 78
- Boston College 90
 
First Round
 
- Saint Louis 52
- Minnesota 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- UNLV 68
- Hawaii 85
- Rhode Island 61
- Seton Hall 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Temple 75
- Boston College 62
Second Round
 
 
 
- Minnesota 84
- Hawaii 70
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Rhode Island 53
- Temple 61
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Temple 58
- Minnesota 63
Semifinals and Finals
Semifinals
- Texas Tech 63
- St. John's 64
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Minnesota 74
- Georgetown 88
Championship Game
 
 
- St. John's 70
- Georgetown 67
3rd Place Game
- Minnesota 61
- Texas Tech 71

2002-2003 NIT Tournament Participants

Seed Region School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
- First Round Bracket #3 Charleston 25  78.13% 13  81.25%
- First Round Bracket #2 Illinois-Chicago 21  72.41% 12  75.00%
- First Round Bracket #3 Kent State 21  70.00% 12  66.67%
- First Round Bracket #4 UNLV 21  10  67.74% 57.14%
- First Round Bracket #2 Boston University 20  10  66.67% 13  81.25%
- First Round Bracket #2 Louisiana-Lafayette 20  68.97% 12  80.00%
- First Round Bracket #2 UAB 20  11  64.52% 56.25%
- First Round Bracket #1 Valparaiso 20  10  66.67% 12  85.71%
- First Round Bracket #3 Wyoming 20  10  66.67% 57.14%
- First Round Bracket #4 Drexel 19  11  63.33% 12  66.67%
- First Round Bracket #4 Fairfield 19  11  63.33% 13  72.22%
- First Round Bracket #3 North Carolina 19  13  59.38% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #2 Siena 19  10  65.52% 12  66.67%
- First Round Bracket #2 Western Michigan 19  10  65.52% 10  55.56%
- First Round Bracket #4 Boston College 18  11  62.07% 10  62.50%
- First Round Bracket #3 Eastern Washington 18  12  60.00% 64.29%
- First Round Bracket #4 Hawaii 18  11  62.07% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #1 Nevada 18  13  58.06% 11  61.11%
- First Round Bracket #1 Ohio State 18  13  58.06% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #4 Rhode Island 18  11  62.07% 53.33%
- First Round Bracket #1 Texas Tech 18  12  60.00% 10  37.50%
- First Round Bracket #1 UC Santa Barbara 18  13  58.06% 14  77.78%
- First Round Bracket #1 Wichita State 18  11  62.07% 12  66.67%
- First Round Bracket #2 Brown 17  11  60.71% 12  85.71%
- First Round Bracket #4 Seton Hall 17  12  58.62% 10  62.50%
- First Round Bracket #3 DePaul 16  12  57.14% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #1 Iowa State 16  13  55.17% 11  31.25%
- First Round Bracket #4 Minnesota 16  12  57.14% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #3 Providence 16  13  55.17% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #4 Saint Louis 16  13  55.17% 56.25%
- First Round Bracket #2 St. John's 16  13  55.17% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #3 Tennessee 16  12  57.14% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #3 Georgetown 15  14  51.72% 10  37.50%
- First Round Bracket #1 Georgia Tech 15  13  53.57% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #1 Iowa 15  13  53.57% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #3 Richmond 15  13  53.57% 56.25%
- First Round Bracket #1 San Diego State 15  13  53.57% 42.86%
- First Round Bracket #4 Temple 15  15  50.00% 10  62.50%
- First Round Bracket #2 Villanova 14  17  45.16% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #2 Virginia 13  16  44.83% 11  31.25%

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

2002-2003 NIT Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
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