America East Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2002-2003 America East Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 9 - 15, 2003
Champions:#2 Vermont
Runner-Up:#1 Boston University
MVP/MOP:Matt Sheftic (Vermont, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Matt Sheftic (Vermont, Jr.), Jason Grochowalski (Boston University, Jr.), Taylor Coppenrath (Vermont, So.), Rashad Bell (Boston University, So.), J.J. Barea (Northeastern, Fr.)
Championship Venue:Patrick Gym (Burlington, VT)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Gary Agger, Richard Antonelli, Jeffery Bryant, Fran Connolly, Paul Faia, Rich Gialella, John Hughes, Bill Laubenstein, Alan Libardoni, Ed Mills, Lamar Mitchell, Tim O'Brien, Robert Patey, Ray Perrone, Gary Pucino, John Regan, Don Unruh, Ben Vasconcells, Carlos Villanueva

2002-2003 America East Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Taylor Coppenrath (Vermont, So.) (52), Matt Sheftic (Vermont, Jr.) (52)
Total Rebounds:Billy Collins (Boston University, Jr.) (22)
Total Assists:Germain Njila (Vermont, Fr.) (11)
Total Steals:Germain Njila (Vermont, Fr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Justin Rowe (Maine, Sr.) (6)
Total Minutes:David Hehn (Vermont, So.) (101)
Total FIC:Matt Sheftic (Vermont, Jr.) (33.0)
Total Fouls:Ryan Butt (Boston University, Jr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Grant Anderson (Vermont, Sr.) (9)
Total FGs:Matt Sheftic (Vermont, Jr.) (21)
Total 3PM:J.J. Barea (Northeastern, Fr.) (7), Corey Sullivan (Vermont, Jr.) (7)
Total FTs:Taylor Coppenrath (Vermont, So.) (20)

2002-2003 America East Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Boston University 75
8 New Hampshire 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Maine 68
5 Northeastern 71
3 Hartford 59
6 Stony Brook 47
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Vermont 81
7 Albany 62
Semifinals
 
 
1 Boston University 71
5 Northeastern 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Vermont 67
3 Hartford 51
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Boston University 55
2 Vermont 56

2002-2003 America East Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Boston University 20  68.97% 13  81.25%
2 Vermont 20  12  62.50% 11  68.75%
3 Hartford 16  13  55.17% 10  62.50%
4 Maine 13  16  44.83% 50.00%
5 Northeastern 16  15  51.61% 50.00%
6 Stony Brook 13  15  46.43% 43.75%
7 Albany 21  25.00% 13  18.75%
8 New Hampshire 23  17.86% 13  18.75%

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

2002-2003 America East Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 9, 2003 #5 Northeastern (W) #4 Maine (L) 71-68 Walter Brown Arena PTS: 14. Clayton Brown
REB: 11. Justin Rowe
AST: 6. Eric Dobson
PTS: 38. J.J. Barea
REB: 14. Sylbrin Robinson
AST: 4. J.J. Barea
Mar 9, 2003 #6 Stony Brook (L) #3 Hartford (W) 47-59 Walter Brown Arena PTS: 13. Wayne McClinton
REB: 8. Junior Amous
AST: 2. Ryan Stys
PTS: 16. D.J. Munir
REB: 7. Cori Spencer
AST: 3. D.J. Munir
Mar 9, 2003 #8 New Hampshire (L) #1 Boston University (W) 61-75 Walter Brown Arena PTS: 17. Rashad Bell
REB: 7. Billy Collins
AST: 3. Chaz Carr
PTS: 22. Jeff Senulis
REB: 6. Jeff Senulis
AST: 4. Ronnie Dennis
Mar 9, 2003 #7 Albany (L) #2 Vermont (W) 62-81 Walter Brown Arena PTS: 22. Matt Sheftic
REB: 8. Matt Sheftic
AST: 7. Germain Njila
PTS: 21. Rhasheed Peterson
REB: 3. Rhasheed Peterson
AST: 6. Jamar Wilson
Mar 10, 2003 #5 Northeastern (L) #1 Boston University (W) 61-71 Walter Brown Arena PTS: 22. Jason Grochowalski
REB: 8. Jason Grochowalski
AST: 4. Billy Collins
PTS: 13. Javorie Wilson
REB: 6. Javorie Wilson
AST: 3. J.J. Barea
Mar 10, 2003 #3 Hartford (L) #2 Vermont (W) 51-67 Walter Brown Arena PTS: 25. Taylor Coppenrath
REB: 9. Taylor Coppenrath
AST: 3. Corey Sullivan
PTS: 15. Aaron Cook
REB: 7. Pierre Johnson
AST: 3. Ryan Stys
Mar 15, 2003 #2 Vermont (W) #1 Boston University (L) 56-55 Patrick Gym PTS: 16. Paul Seymour
REB: 8. Billy Collins
AST: 6. Kevin Fitzgerald
PTS: 23. Matt Sheftic
REB: 11. Grant Anderson
AST: 4. Grant Anderson