Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2002-2003 Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 13 - 16, 2003
Champions:#3 Utah State
Runner-Up:#4 Cal Poly
MVP/MOP:Desmond Penigar (Utah State, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Desmond Penigar (Utah State, Sr.), Cardell Butler (Utah State, Jr.), Mark Brown (Utah State, Jr.), Varnie Dennis (Cal Poly, So.), Jason Allen (Cal Poly, So.), Mike Hood (UC Irvine, Jr.)
Championship Venue:Anaheim Convention Center (Anaheim, CA)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Duane Allen, Jim Bannowsky, Fred Carbone, Dick Cartmell, Anthony Crozier, Bill Mallory, Mike Schypers, Jerry Scott, Mike Scyphers, Milt Stowe, Jim Stupin, Guy Thomas, Bill Vinovich

2002-2003 Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Desmond Penigar (Utah State, Sr.) (54), Varnie Dennis (Cal Poly, So.) (54)
Total Rebounds:Spencer Nelson (Utah State, So.) (27)
Total Assists:Mark Brown (Utah State, Jr.) (19)
Total Steals:Jon Tinnon (Idaho, Jr.) (5), Joseph Frazier (Cal State Northridge, So.) (5)
Total Blocks:Varnie Dennis (Cal Poly, So.) (8)
Total Minutes:Shane Schilling (Cal Poly, Jr.) (108)
Total FIC:Varnie Dennis (Cal Poly, So.) (37.1)
Total Fouls:Spencer Nelson (Utah State, So.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Mark Brown (Utah State, Jr.) (8), Jason Allen (Cal Poly, So.) (8)
Total FGs:Varnie Dennis (Cal Poly, So.) (20)
Total 3PM:Mike Hood (UC Irvine, Jr.) (8)
Total FTs:Jason Allen (Cal Poly, So.) (14)

2002-2003 Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 UC Santa Barbara 53
8 Pacific 44
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Cal Poly 54
5 Idaho 50
3 Utah State 89
6 Cal State Fullerton 83
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 UC Irvine 70
7 Cal State Northridge 64
Semifinals
 
 
1 UC Santa Barbara 52
4 Cal Poly 67
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 UC Irvine 55
3 Utah State 62
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Utah State 57
4 Cal Poly 54

2002-2003 Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 UC Santa Barbara 18  13  58.06% 14  77.78%
2 UC Irvine 20  68.97% 13  72.22%
3 Utah State 23  74.19% 12  66.67%
4 Cal Poly 16  13  55.17% 10  55.56%
5 Idaho 13  15  46.43% 50.00%
6 Cal State Fullerton 10  19  34.48% 10  44.44%
7 Cal State Northridge 14  15  48.28% 10  44.44%
8 Pacific 12  16  42.86% 11  38.89%

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

2002-2003 Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 13, 2003 #6 Cal State Fullerton (L) #3 Utah State (W) 83-89 Anaheim Convention Center PTS: 19. Cardell Butler
REB: 8. Spencer Nelson
AST: 12. Mark Brown
PTS: 25. Anthony Bolton
REB: 6. Ralphy Holmes
AST: 8. Zakee Smith
Mar 13, 2003 #8 Pacific (L) #1 UC Santa Barbara (W) 44-53 Anaheim Convention Center PTS: 20. Branduinn Fullove
REB: 7. Nick Jones
AST: 3. Chrismen Oliver
PTS: 12. Myree Bowden
REB: 6. Myree Bowden
AST: 1. Miah Davis
Mar 13, 2003 #7 Cal State Northridge (L) #2 UC Irvine (W) 64-70 Anaheim Convention Center PTS: 16. Mike Hood
REB: 8. Jeff Gloger
AST: 6. Jeff Gloger
PTS: 17. Curtis Slaughter
REB: 9. Chris Davis
AST: 2. Joseph Frazier
Mar 13, 2003 #5 Idaho (L) #4 Cal Poly (W) 50-54 Anaheim Convention Center PTS: 17. Varnie Dennis
REB: 10. Jason Allen
AST: 3. Jered Patterson
PTS: 16. Rashaad Powell
REB: 9. Tyrone Hayes
AST: 4. Dwayne Williams
Mar 14, 2003 #4 Cal Poly (W) #1 UC Santa Barbara (L) 67-52 Anaheim Convention Center PTS: 19. Nick Jones
REB: 8. Bryan Whitehead
AST: 2. Mark Hull
PTS: 18. Varnie Dennis
REB: 10. Varnie Dennis
AST: 3. Jason Allen
Mar 14, 2003 #3 Utah State (W) #2 UC Irvine (L) 62-55 Anaheim Convention Center PTS: 14. Mike Hood
REB: 8. Adam Parada
AST: 5. Jeff Gloger
PTS: 24. Desmond Penigar
REB: 8. Spencer Nelson
AST: 3. Toraino Johnson
Mar 16, 2003 #4 Cal Poly (L) #3 Utah State (W) 54-57 Anaheim Convention Center PTS: 17. Cardell Butler
REB: 11. Spencer Nelson
AST: 5. Mark Brown
PTS: 21. Jason Allen
REB: 6. Jason Allen
AST: 3. Jason Allen