2002-2003 Illinois Fighting Illini

2002-2003 Illinois Fighting Illini Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- James Augustine Fr FC 6-10 235 Feb 27, 1984 Midlothian (IL) United States Lincoln-Way Central High School
- Dee Brown Fr G 6-0 185 Aug 17, 1984 Jackson (MS) United States Proviso East High School
- Brian Cook Sr PF 6-9 234 Dec 4, 1980 Lincoln (IL) United States Lincoln Community High School
- Blandon Ferguson Sr F 6-3 205 - Oakland (CA) United States St. Joseph Notre Dame High School
- Sean Harrington Sr G 6-3 185 Nov 20, 1980 Bartlett (IL) United States Elgin High School
- Luther Head So G 6-3 185 Nov 26, 1982 Chicago (IL) United States Manley Career Academy High School
- Jerrance Howard Jr G 6-1 200 May 28, 1980 Peoria (IL) United States Peoria Central High School
- Nick Huge Jr G 6-5 200 Nov 9, 1979 Charlotte (NC) United States Charlotte Christian School
- Roger Powell So F 6-6 235 Jan 15, 1983 Joliet (IL) United States Joliet Central High School
- Nick Smith So C 7-2 250 Sep 25, 1982 Valrico (FL) United States Bloomingdale High School
- Aaron Spears Fr FC 6-10 256 Feb 2, 1984 Chicago (IL) United States Dunbar High School
- Clayton Thomas Jr F 6-6 210 Jun 30, 1981 Elgin (IL) United States Larkin High School
- Deron Williams Fr PG 6-3 200 Jun 26, 1984 Parkersburg (WV) United States The Colony High School
- Kyle Wilson Fr F 6-8 235 Nov 13, 1983 Plano (TX) United States Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas

Illinois Transfers Sitting Out 2002-2003

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Jack Ingram Jr FC 6-10 245 Apr 23, 1982 Las Vegas (NV) United States Tulsa

Recent Illinois Fighting Illini History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 12-21 (7-13) 10th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 14-18 (4-14) 11th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 20-15 (8-10) 9th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2015-2016 15-19 (5-13) 12th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 19-14 (9-9) 7th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2013-2014 20-15 (7-11) 8th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2012-2013 23-13 (8-10) 7th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2011-2012 17-15 (6-12) 9th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 20-14 (9-9) 4th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2009-2010 21-15 (10-8) 5th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2008-2009 24-10 (11-7) 2nd (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2007-2008 16-19 (5-13) 9th (Big Ten) Runner Up N/A
2006-2007 23-12 (9-7) 4th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2005-2006 26-7 (11-5) 2nd (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2004-2005 37-2 (15-1) 1st (Big Ten) Champion NCAA Runner Up
2003-2004 26-7 (13-3) 1st (Big Ten) Runner Up NCAA 3rd Rnd
2002-2003 25-7 (11-5) 2nd (Big Ten) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd

2002-2003 Illinois Fighting Illini Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Brian Cook NABC All-American Third Team
Brian Cook AP All-American Third Team
Brian Cook Sporting News All-American Second Team
Brian Cook Big Ten Player of the Year (Coaches)
Brian Cook Big Ten Player of the Year (Media)
Brian Cook Chicago Tribune Silver Basketball (Big Ten MVP)
Brian Cook All-Big Ten First Team (Coaches)
Dee Brown All-Big Ten Third Team (Coaches)
Brian Cook All-Big Ten First Team (Media)
Dee Brown All-Big Ten Second Team (Media)
Brian Cook Big Ten Tournament Most Outstanding Player
Brian Cook Big Ten All-Tournament Team
Roger Powell Big Ten All-Tournament Team
James Augustine All-Big Ten Freshman Team
Dee Brown All-Big Ten Freshman Team

2002-2003 Illinois Fighting Illini Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Brown D. Williams R. Powell B. Cook J. Augustine
Rotation   S. Harrington     N. Smith
Rotation   L. Head      
Lim PT J. Howard B. Ferguson C. Thomas K. Wilson A. Spears
Lim PT   N. Huge      

2002-2003 Illinois Fighting Illini Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Brian Cook 30 31.3 20.0 7.6 2.0 0.7 0.4 2.8
Dee Brown 32 34.1 12.0 3.7 5.0 1.8 0.0 1.9
Roger Powell 30 18.6 8.7 3.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.8
Luther Head 25 20.4 7.9 2.8 1.7 1.1 0.2 1.6
Sean Harrington 32 22.4 7.3 2.3 2.0 0.9 0.0 0.8
James Augustine 32 21.8 7.0 5.7 0.8 0.6 0.8 1.4
Deron Williams 32 27.1 6.3 3.0 4.5 1.4 0.2 1.8
Nick Smith 31 17.4 5.3 3.0 0.8 0.4 1.2 1.4
Aaron Spears 6 9.2 3.2 1.5 1.0 0.2 0.2 0.8
Kyle Wilson 18 6.6 2.6 1.6 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3
Blandon Ferguson 23 9.5 1.7 1.4 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.9
Jerrance Howard 14 3.7 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.1
Nick Huge 8 2.1 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Clayton Thomas 9 2.3 0.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2