Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2002-2003 Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 6 - 8, 2003
Champions:#2 Troy
Runner-Up:#4 UCF
MVP/MOP:Ben Fletcher (Troy, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Ben Fletcher (Troy, Jr.), Ray Abellard (UCF, Sr.), Greg Davis (Troy, Jr.), Ed Dotson (UCF, Sr.), Rob Lewin (Troy, Jr.), Nate Williams (Georgia State, Jr.)
Championship Venue:GSU Sports Arena (Atlanta, GA)
Attendance:12,883
Officials:Bob Adams, Bruce Benedict, JB Caldwell, Rick Crawford, David Day, Tom Eades, Tony Green, David Guthrie, Jamie Jones, Gary Maxwell, Mark Nance, Olandis Poole, Carlos Reyes, Eli Roe, Doug Shows, Bert Smith, Zach Zarba

2002-2003 Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Ray Abellard (UCF, Sr.) (54)
Total Rebounds:Rob Lewin (Troy, Jr.) (30)
Total Assists:Dexter Lyons (UCF, Jr.) (12), Marius Boyd (UCF, Sr.) (12)
Total Steals:Dexter Lyons (UCF, Jr.) (7), Marius Boyd (UCF, Sr.) (7)
Total Blocks:Trello Galloway (Georgia State, Jr.) (8)
Total Minutes:Ray Abellard (UCF, Sr.) (106)
Total FIC:Rob Lewin (Troy, Jr.) (40.0)
Total Fouls:Roberto Morentin (UCF, Jr.) (11), Ed Dotson (UCF, Sr.) (11), Ray Abellard (UCF, Sr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Ray Abellard (UCF, Sr.) (11)
Total FGs:Ed Dotson (UCF, Sr.) (17), Ray Abellard (UCF, Sr.) (17)
Total 3PM:Ray Abellard (UCF, Sr.) (11)
Total FTs:Rob Lewin (Troy, Jr.) (19)

2002-2003 Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Mercer 73
8 Jacksonville 57
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 UCF 68
5 Jacksonville State 51
3 Belmont 58
6 Georgia State 76
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Troy 70
7 Samford 54
Semifinals
 
 
1 Mercer 59
4 UCF 79
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Troy 71
6 Georgia State 61
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Troy 80
4 UCF 69

2002-2003 Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Mercer 23  79.31% 14  87.50%
2 Troy 25  83.33% 14  87.50%
3 Belmont 17  12  58.62% 12  75.00%
4 UCF 19  11  63.33% 11  68.75%
5 Jacksonville State 20  10  66.67% 10  62.50%
6 Georgia State 14  15  48.28% 50.00%
7 Samford 13  15  46.43% 56.25%
8 Jacksonville 13  16  44.83% 50.00%

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

2002-2003 Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 6, 2003 #6 Georgia State (W) #3 Belmont (L) 76-58 GSU Sports Arena PTS: 22. Adam Sonn
REB: 9. Adam Sonn
AST: 2. Adam Mark
PTS: 18. Nate Williams
REB: 9. Trello Galloway
AST: 3. Trello Galloway
Mar 6, 2003 #8 Jacksonville (L) #1 Mercer (W) 57-73 GSU Sports Arena PTS: 17. Aleem Muhammed
REB: 10. Wesley Duke
AST: 7. Aleem Muhammed
PTS: 22. Kevin Sheppard
REB: 8. Tabari Brown
AST: 5. Kevin Sheppard
Mar 6, 2003 #7 Samford (L) #2 Troy (W) 54-70 GSU Sports Arena PTS: 20. Greg Davis
REB: 10. Rob Lewin
AST: 3. Greg Davis
PTS: 18. Tyson Dorsey
REB: 9. Phillip Ramelli
AST: 4. Jon Mills
Mar 6, 2003 #5 Jacksonville State (L) #4 UCF (W) 51-68 GSU Sports Arena PTS: 20. Ray Abellard
REB: 9. Roberto Morentin
AST: 5. Dexter Lyons
PTS: 15. Scott Watson
REB: 5. Jay Heard
AST: 3. Omar Barlett
Mar 7, 2003 #4 UCF (W) #1 Mercer (L) 79-59 GSU Sports Arena PTS: 17. Scott Emerson
REB: 7. Scott Emerson
AST: 4. Scott Emerson
PTS: 18. Ray Abellard
REB: 8. Roberto Morentin
AST: 5. Marius Boyd
Mar 7, 2003 #6 Georgia State (L) #2 Troy (W) 61-71 GSU Sports Arena PTS: 15. Rob Lewin
REB: 15. Rob Lewin
AST: 4. Greg Davis
PTS: 17. Nate Williams
REB: 12. Leroy Davis
AST: 8. Herman Favors
Mar 8, 2003 #4 UCF (L) #2 Troy (W) 69-80 GSU Sports Arena PTS: 29. Ben Fletcher
REB: 6. Eddie Baker
AST: 4. Greg Davis
PTS: 19. Ed Dotson
REB: 5. Marius Boyd
AST: 5. Marius Boyd