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2003-2004 NIT Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 15 - Apr 1, 2004
Tournament Champions: Michigan
Tournament Runner Up: Rutgers
Tournament MOP/MVP: Daniel Horton (Michigan, So.)
All-Tournament Team: N/A
Championship Game Venue: Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, NY)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Roger Ayers, Mark Ayotte, Chris Beavers, Carl Blair, Curtis Blair, Frankie Boudreaux, William Bush, Sean Carpenter, Terry Christman, Jeff Clark, Tom Clark, Bernard Clinton, JD Collins, William Covington Jr., Eugene Crawford, Lonnie Dixon, Billy Dunlap, Mike Eades, Duke Edsall, Tim Fogarty, Brian Forte, Tim Gabutero, Harry George, Dwayne Gladden, John Goble, Steve Gordon, Tony Greene, Sam Haddad, Sean Hall, James Haney, Jerry Heater, Karl Hess, Michael Irving, Les Jones, Leslie Jones, Jamie Jones, Lee Jones, Tim Kelly, Bryan Kersey, Shawn Lehigh, Mike Littlewood, Tom Lopes, Jamie Luckie, Jamie Luckie, Buddy Mayborg, Joe Mazzella, Bobby McRoy, Steve Morris, Raymond Naitili, Ray Naitli, Mike Nance, Ray Natili, Jeff Nichols, Raymond Perone, Chris Rastatter, Michael Reed, Sid Rodeheffer, Eli Roe, Brian Rood, Larry Rose, Mark Schnur, Lamar Simpson, Lamont Simpson, Doug Sirmons, Steven Skiles, Bert Smith, Brian Sorenson, Larry Spaulding, Zelton Steed, Michael Stephens, Raymond Styons, Emanuel Upton, Earl Walton, Sean Wright
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Quincy Douby (Rutgers, Fr.) (98)
Total Rebounds:Sean Axani (Rutgers, Sr.) (44)
Total Assists:Daniel Horton (Michigan, So.) (25)
Total Steals:Bernard Robinson (Michigan, Sr.) (9), Daniel Horton (Michigan, So.) (9)
Total Blocks:Herve Lamizana (Rutgers, Sr.) (23)
Total Minutes:Quincy Douby (Rutgers, Fr.) (189)
Total FIC:Ricky Shields (Rutgers, Jr.) (65.9)
Total Fouls:Herve Lamizana (Rutgers, Sr.) (17)
Total Turnovers:Luke Jackson (Oregon, Sr.) (19)
Total FGs:Curtis Stinson (Iowa State, Fr.) (31)
Total 3PM:Ricky Shields (Rutgers, Jr.) (17)
Total FTs:Quincy Douby (Rutgers, Fr.) (23)

Tournament Bracket

First Round Bracket #1
Opening Round
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Kent State 54
- West Virginia 65
 
 
 
 
- Rhode Island 80
- Boston University 52
 
First Round
 
- Villanova 85
- Drexel 70
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Virginia 79
- George Washington 66
- Rutgers 76
- Temple 71
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Rhode Island 72
- West Virginia 79
Second Round
 
 
 
- Virginia 63
- Villanova 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Rutgers 67
- West Virginia 64
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Rutgers 72
- Villanova 60
First Round Bracket #2
Opening Round
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Boise State 84
- UNLV 69
 
 
 
 
- Milwaukee 91
- Rice 63
 
First Round
 
- Wichita State 84
- Florida State 91
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Iowa State 82
- Georgia 74
- Marquette 87
- Toledo 72
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Boise State 73
- Milwaukee 70
Second Round
 
 
 
- Florida State 59
- Iowa State 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Marquette 66
- Boise State 53
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Iowa State 77
- Marquette 69
First Round Bracket #3
Opening Round
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- George Mason 58
- Tennessee 55
 
 
 
 
- Austin Peay 65
- Belmont 59
 
First Round
 
- Notre Dame 71
- Purdue 59
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Saint Louis 70
- Iowa 69
- Oregon 77
- Colorado 72
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- George Mason 66
- Austin Peay 60
Second Round
 
 
 
- Saint Louis 66
- Notre Dame 77
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Oregon 68
- George Mason 54
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Notre Dame 61
- Oregon 65
First Round Bracket #4
Opening Round
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Creighton 70
- Nebraska 71
 
 
 
 
- Niagara 87
- Troy 83
 
First Round
 
- Oklahoma 70
- LSU 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Michigan 65
- Missouri 64
- Utah State 74
- Hawaii 85
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Niagara 70
- Nebraska 78
Second Round
 
 
 
- Michigan 63
- Oklahoma 52
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Hawaii 84
- Nebraska 83
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Michigan 88
- Hawaii 73
Semifinals and Finals
Semifinals
- Iowa State 81
- Rutgers 84
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Michigan 78
- Oregon 53
Championship Game
 
 
- Michigan 62
- Rutgers 55

Tournament Participants

Seed Region School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
- First Round Bracket #3 Austin Peay 21  70.00% 16  100.00%
- First Round Bracket #3 Belmont 21  72.41% 15  75.00%
- First Round Bracket #2 Boise State 21  70.00% 12  66.67%
- First Round Bracket #1 Boston University 24  82.76% 17  94.44%
- First Round Bracket #3 Colorado 18  10  64.29% 10  62.50%
- First Round Bracket #4 Creighton 20  68.97% 12  66.67%
- First Round Bracket #1 Drexel 18  10  64.29% 13  72.22%
- First Round Bracket #2 Florida State 18  13  58.06% 10  37.50%
- First Round Bracket #3 George Mason 22  73.33% 13  72.22%
- First Round Bracket #1 George Washington 18  11  62.07% 11  68.75%
- First Round Bracket #2 Georgia 16  13  55.17% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #4 Hawaii 19  11  63.33% 11  61.11%
- First Round Bracket #3 Iowa 16  13  55.17% 56.25%
- First Round Bracket #2 Iowa State 17  12  58.62% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #1 Kent State 22  73.33% 13  72.22%
- First Round Bracket #4 LSU 18  10  64.29% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #2 Marquette 18  11  62.07% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #4 Michigan 19  11  63.33% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #2 Milwaukee 19  10  65.52% 13  81.25%
- First Round Bracket #4 Missouri 16  14  53.33% 56.25%
- First Round Bracket #4 Nebraska 17  12  58.62% 10  37.50%
- First Round Bracket #2 UNLV 18  12  60.00% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #4 Niagara 21  70.00% 13  72.22%
- First Round Bracket #3 Notre Dame 17  12  58.62% 56.25%
- First Round Bracket #4 Oklahoma 19  10  65.52% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #3 Oregon 15  12  55.56% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #3 Purdue 17  13  56.67% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #1 Rhode Island 19  13  59.38% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #2 Rice 22  10  68.75% 12  66.67%
- First Round Bracket #1 Rutgers 16  12  57.14% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #3 Saint Louis 19  12  61.29% 56.25%
- First Round Bracket #1 Temple 15  13  53.57% 56.25%
- First Round Bracket #3 Tennessee 15  13  53.57% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #2 Toledo 20  11  64.52% 12  66.67%
- First Round Bracket #4 Troy 24  80.00% 18  90.00%
- First Round Bracket #4 Utah State 25  89.29% 17  94.44%
- First Round Bracket #1 Villanova 16  16  50.00% 10  37.50%
- First Round Bracket #1 Virginia 17  12  58.62% 10  37.50%
- First Round Bracket #1 West Virginia 15  13  53.57% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #2 Wichita State 21  10  67.74% 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 15, 2004
Toledo (L) Marquette (W) 72-87 BMO Harris Bradley Center PTS: 21. Travis Diener
REB: 9. Scott Merritt
AST: 12. Travis Diener
PTS: 20. Keith Triplett
REB: 5. Justin Ingram
AST: 4. Justin Ingram
Mar 16, 2004
Nebraska (W) Creighton (L) 71-70 CenturyLink Center Omaha PTS: 16. Joe Dabbert
REB: 8. Mike Grimes
AST: 5. Michael Lindeman
PTS: 20. Andrew Drevo
REB: 13. Andrew Drevo
AST: 4. Marcus Neal
Mar 16, 2004
Missouri (L) Michigan (W) 64-65 Crisler Arena PTS: 20. Daniel Horton
REB: 10. Courtney Sims
AST: 3. Daniel Horton
PTS: 26. Arthur Johnson
REB: 10. Arthur Johnson
AST: 4. Travon Bryant
Mar 16, 2004
Iowa (L) Saint Louis (W) 69-70 Family Arena PTS: 23. Anthony Drejaj
REB: 6. Chris Sloan
AST: 5. Chris Sloan
PTS: 17. Jeff Horner
REB: 9. Glen Worley
AST: 6. Jeff Horner
Mar 17, 2004
Colorado (L) Oregon (W) 72-77 McArthur Court PTS: 40. Luke Jackson
REB: 7. Luke Jackson
AST: 5. Andre Joseph Tyronzic
PTS: 26. David Harrison
REB: 12. David Harrison
AST: 3. Antoine McGee
Mar 17, 2004
West Virginia (W) Kent State (L) 65-54 Convocation Center PTS: 14. Clif Brown
REB: 10. John Edwards
AST: 5. DeAndre Haynes
PTS: 17. Tyrone Sally
REB: 9. Tyrone Sally
AST: 3. Patrick Beilein
Mar 17, 2004
Rice (L) Milwaukee (W) 63-91 U.S. Cellular Arena PTS: 22. Dylan Page
REB: 9. Dylan Page
AST: 7. Adrian Tigert
PTS: 15. Brock Gillespie
REB: 9. Mike Harris
AST: 3. Rashid Smith
Mar 17, 2004
Purdue (L) Notre Dame (W) 59-71 Edmund P. Joyce Center PTS: 21. Chris Quinn
REB: 9. Jordan Cornette
AST: 4. Chris Thomas
PTS: 12. Brett Buscher
REB: 9. David Teague
AST: 5. Austin Parkinson
Mar 17, 2004
George Washington (L) Virginia (W) 66-79 University Hall PTS: 19. Todd Billet
REB: 5. Elton Brown
AST: 5. J.R. Reynolds
PTS: 19. J.R. Pinnock
REB: 8. Pops Mensah-Bonsu
AST: 4. Mike Hall
Mar 17, 2004
Tennessee (L) George Mason (W) 55-58 Patriot Center PTS: 16. Tony Skinn
REB: 6. Jai Lewis
AST: 3. Lamar Butler
PTS: 16. Brandon Crump
REB: 5. Jemere Hendrix
AST: 3. Scooter McFadgon
Mar 17, 2004
Troy (L) Niagara (W) 83-87 Gallagher Center PTS: 26. Tremmell Darden
REB: 16. Juan Mendez
AST: 4. Tremmell Darden
PTS: 18. Greg Davis
REB: 10. Rob Lewin
AST: 8. Herbert Evans
Mar 17, 2004
Boston University (L) Rhode Island (W) 52-80 Ryan Center PTS: 13. Steve Mello
REB: 9. Brian Woodward
AST: 4. Brian Woodward
PTS: 14. Rashad Bell
REB: 7. Rashad Bell
AST: 2. Kevin Gardner
Mar 17, 2004
Florida State (W) Wichita State (L) 91-84 Charles Koch Arena PTS: 16. Jamar Howard
REB: 10. Jamar Howard
AST: 7. Fridge Holman
PTS: 25. Tim Pickett
REB: 13. Adam Waleskowski
AST: 4. Tim Pickett
Mar 17, 2004
Hawaii (W) Utah State (L) 85-74 Smith Spectrum PTS: 24. Spencer Nelson
REB: 11. Spencer Nelson
AST: 6. Spencer Nelson
PTS: 28. Michael Kuebler
REB: 9. Julian Sensley
AST: 6. Michael Kuebler
Mar 17, 2004
Temple (L) Rutgers (W) 71-76 Louis Brown Athletic Center PTS: 28. Quincy Douby
REB: 8. Ricky Shields
AST: 8. Ricky Shields
PTS: 25. David Hawkins
REB: 7. Antywane Robinson
AST: 6. David Hawkins
Mar 17, 2004
UNLV (L) Boise State (W) 69-84 Taco Bell Arena PTS: 20. Aaron Haynes
REB: 10. Jason Ellis
AST: 13. Bryan DeFares
PTS: 26. Odartey Blankson
REB: 10. J.K. Edwards
AST: 11. Jerel Blassingame
Mar 17, 2004
Belmont (L) Austin Peay (W) 59-65 Dave Aaron Arena PTS: 15. Adrian Henning
REB: 8. Anthony Davis
AST: 3. Levi Carmichael
PTS: 19. Adam Mark
REB: 7. Jese Snyder
AST: 7. Jese Snyder
Mar 17, 2004
LSU (L) Oklahoma (W) 61-70 Lloyd Noble Center PTS: 19. Brandon Foust
REB: 7. Brandon Foust
AST: 5. Drew Lavender
PTS: 16. Antonio Hudson
REB: 10. Brandon Bass
AST: 3. Xavier Whipple
Mar 17, 2004
Drexel (L) Villanova (W) 70-85 The Pavilion PTS: 20. Allan Ray
REB: 11. Curtis Sumpter
AST: 3. Curtis Sumpter
PTS: 24. Sean Brooks
REB: 5. Sean Brooks
AST: 4. Phil Goss
Mar 17, 2004
Georgia (L) Iowa State (W) 74-82 Hilton Coliseum PTS: 23. Jackson Vroman
REB: 6. Marcus Jefferson
AST: 7. Will Blalock
PTS: 20. Damien Wilkins
REB: 7. Jonas Hayes
AST: 4. Levi Stukes
Mar 19, 2004
Nebraska (W) Niagara (L) 78-70 Bob Devaney Sports Center PTS: 27. Juan Mendez
REB: 11. James Reaves
AST: 6. Tremmell Darden
PTS: 17. John Turek
REB: 8. John Turek
AST: 4. Brian Conklin
Mar 19, 2004
West Virginia (W) Rhode Island (L) 79-72 WVU Coliseum PTS: 20. Brian Woodward
REB: 6. J.R. Moore
AST: 3. Dawan Robinson
PTS: 17. Tyrone Sally
REB: 9. D'or Fischer
AST: 6. Johannes Herber
Mar 19, 2004
Austin Peay (L) George Mason (W) 60-66 Patriot Center PTS: 19. Lamar Butler
REB: 14. Jai Lewis
AST: 4. Terry Reynolds
PTS: 20. Adrian Henning
REB: 12. Adrian Henning
AST: 4. Anthony Davis
Mar 20, 2004
Villanova (W) Virginia (L) 73-63 The Pavilion PTS: 19. Gary Forbes
REB: 6. Jason Clark
AST: 4. Derrick Byars
PTS: 23. Allan Ray
REB: 11. Curtis Sumpter
AST: 6. Randy Foye
Mar 20, 2004
Milwaukee (L) Boise State (W) 70-73 Taco Bell Arena PTS: 20. Aaron Haynes
REB: 12. Jason Ellis
AST: 4. Joe Skiffer
PTS: 23. Dylan Page
REB: 16. Adrian Tigert
AST: 3. Chris Hill
Mar 22, 2004
Oklahoma (L) Michigan (W) 52-63 Crisler Arena PTS: 17. Dion Harris
REB: 9. Bernard Robinson
AST: 5. Daniel Horton
PTS: 14. Brandon Foust
REB: 8. Brandon Foust
AST: 5. Drew Lavender
Mar 22, 2004
Notre Dame (W) Saint Louis (L) 77-66 Allen County War Memorial Coliseum PTS: 21. Josh Fisher
REB: 5. Chris Sloan
AST: 3. Josh Fisher
PTS: 39. Chris Thomas
REB: 8. Jordan Cornette
AST: 2. Torrian Jones
Mar 22, 2004
Nebraska (L) Hawaii (W) 83-84 Stan Sheriff Center PTS: 21. Jason Carter
REB: 6. Julian Sensley
AST: 9. Logan Lee
PTS: 24. Brian Conklin
REB: 6. Brian Conklin
AST: 3. Marcus Neal
Mar 22, 2004
West Virginia (L) Rutgers (W) 64-67 Louis Brown Athletic Center PTS: 26. Ricky Shields
REB: 7. Adrian Hill
AST: 5. Marquis Webb
PTS: 16. D'or Fischer
REB: 7. Tyrone Sally
AST: 6. Tyrone Sally
Mar 23, 2004
Iowa State (W) Florida State (L) 62-59 Donald L. Tucker Center PTS: 14. Adam Waleskowski
REB: 10. Adam Waleskowski
AST: 7. Tim Pickett
PTS: 19. Jake Sullivan
REB: 9. Jared Homan
AST: 6. Will Blalock
Mar 23, 2004
George Mason (L) Oregon (W) 54-68 McArthur Court PTS: 22. Andre Joseph Tyronzic
REB: 7. Andre Joseph Tyronzic
AST: 5. Luke Jackson
PTS: 14. Terry Reynolds
REB: 5. Kevin Mickens
AST: 1. Terry Reynolds
Mar 23, 2004
Boise State (L) Marquette (W) 53-66 BMO Harris Bradley Center PTS: 15. Travis Diener
REB: 10. Scott Merritt
AST: 7. Travis Diener
PTS: 21. Aaron Haynes
REB: 8. Aaron Haynes
AST: 5. Bryan DeFares
Mar 24, 2004
Hawaii (L) Michigan (W) 73-88 Crisler Arena PTS: 17. Lester Abram
REB: 6. Graham Brown
AST: 7. Bernard Robinson
PTS: 19. Michael Kuebler
REB: 8. Haim Shimonovich
AST: 8. Michael Kuebler
Mar 24, 2004
Villanova (L) Rutgers (W) 60-72 Louis Brown Athletic Center PTS: 21. Ricky Shields
REB: 9. Herve Lamizana
AST: 7. Juel Wiggan
PTS: 15. Curtis Sumpter
REB: 13. Jason Fraser
AST: 5. Randy Foye
Mar 25, 2004
Oregon (W) Notre Dame (L) 65-61 Edmund P. Joyce Center PTS: 18. Chris Thomas
REB: 10. Rick Cornett
AST: 4. Chris Thomas
PTS: 16. Andre Joseph Tyronzic
REB: 10. Ian Crosswhite
AST: 4. Andre Joseph Tyronzic
Mar 25, 2004
Marquette (L) Iowa State (W) 69-77 Hilton Coliseum PTS: 22. Jake Sullivan
REB: 12. Jackson Vroman
AST: 4. Jackson Vroman
PTS: 17. Travis Diener
REB: 7. Terry Sanders
AST: 4. Travis Diener
Mar 30, 2004
Oregon (L) Michigan (W) 53-78 Madison Square Garden PTS: 15. Daniel Horton
REB: 6. Daniel Horton
AST: 9. Daniel Horton
PTS: 17. Luke Jackson
REB: 7. Luke Jackson
AST: 3. Aaron Brooks
Mar 30, 2004
Rutgers (W) Iowa State (L) 84-81 Madison Square Garden PTS: 32. Curtis Stinson
REB: 20. Jackson Vroman
AST: 5. Curtis Stinson
PTS: 35. Quincy Douby
REB: 17. Sean Axani
AST: 5. Ricky Shields
Apr 1, 2004
Rutgers (L) Michigan (W) 55-62 Madison Square Garden PTS: 14. Daniel Horton
REB: 7. Chris Hunter
AST: 5. Dion Harris
PTS: 19. Herve Lamizana
REB: 10. Herve Lamizana
AST: 3. Quincy Douby