SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2002-2003 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 11 - 15, 2003
Champions:#3 Texas Southern
Runner-Up:#5 Alcorn State
MVP/MOP:Ra'Kim Hollis (Texas Southern, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Ra'Kim Hollis (Texas Southern, Jr.), Allen Lovett (Texas Southern, Fr.), Lionel Willis (Texas Southern, Fr.)
Championship Venue:Fair Park Arena (Birmingham, AL)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Patrick Adams, Pat Evans, Tim Marion

2002-2003 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Ra'Kim Hollis (Texas Southern, Jr.) (59)
Total Rebounds:Willie Neal (Mississippi Valley State, Jr.) (32)
Total Assists:Willie Neal (Mississippi Valley State, Jr.) (17)
Total Steals:Jason Cable (Alcorn State, Sr.) (5)
Total Blocks:Rhau-Chavis Landfair (Alcorn State, Fr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Ra'Kim Hollis (Texas Southern, Jr.) (104)
Total FIC:Ra'Kim Hollis (Texas Southern, Jr.) (49.4)
Total Fouls:Alleo Frazier (Alcorn State, Fr.) (11), Dion Callans (Alcorn State, Jr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Allen Lovett (Texas Southern, Fr.) (10)
Total FGs:Brian Jackson (Alcorn State, Jr.) (19)
Total 3PM:Ashley Robinson (Mississippi Valley State, Sr.) (9)
Total FTs:Ra'Kim Hollis (Texas Southern, Jr.) (19)

2002-2003 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Prairie View A&M 56
8 Southern 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Alabama State 55
5 Alcorn State 58
3 Texas Southern 68
6 Jackson State 66
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Mississippi Valley State 90
7 Grambling State 78
Semifinals
 
 
1 Prairie View A&M 64
5 Alcorn State 71
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Mississippi Valley State 72
3 Texas Southern 73
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Texas Southern 77
5 Alcorn State 68

2002-2003 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Prairie View A&M 17  12  58.62% 14  77.78%
2 Mississippi Valley State 15  14  51.72% 14  77.78%
3 Texas Southern 17  12  58.62% 11  61.11%
4 Alabama State 14  15  48.28% 11  61.11%
5 Alcorn State 14  18  43.75% 10  55.56%
6 Jackson State 10  18  35.71% 50.00%
7 Grambling State 11  19  36.67% 10  44.44%
8 Southern 20  31.03% 13  27.78%

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

2002-2003 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 11, 2003 #7 Grambling State (L) #2 Mississippi Valley State (W) 78-90 Dunn-Oliver Acadome PTS: 32. Ashley Robinson
REB: 20. Willie Neal
AST: 8. Willie Neal
PTS: 23. Antoine McKinsey
REB: 9. Paul Haynes
AST: 4. Brion Rush
Mar 11, 2003 #5 Alcorn State (W) #4 Alabama State (L) 58-55 Health and Physical Education Arena PTS: 15. Keith Gamble
REB: 8. Michael Green
AST: 5. Xavier Oliver
PTS: 16. Dion Callans
REB: 6. Dion Callans
AST: 4. Alleo Frazier
Mar 11, 2003 #6 Jackson State (L) #3 Texas Southern (W) 66-68 Harrison HPER Complex PTS: 16. Ra'Kim Hollis
REB: 10. Ra'Kim Hollis
AST: 3. Jerome Bell
PTS: 26. Cliff Walker
REB: 6. Cliff Walker
AST: 4. Ishmael Joyce
Mar 11, 2003 #8 Southern (L) #1 Prairie View A&M (W) 55-56 William Nicks Building PTS: 16. Malachi Thurston
REB: 8. Brandon Moorer
AST: 4. Gregory Burks
PTS: 14. Peter Cipriano
REB: 12. Jerrid Campbell
AST: 3. Trayvean Scott
Mar 14, 2003 #5 Alcorn State (W) #1 Prairie View A&M (L) 71-64 Fair Park Arena PTS: 17. Gregory Burks
REB: 15. Brandon Moorer
AST: 4. Gregory Burks
PTS: 23. Dion Callans
REB: 7. Dion Callans
AST: 4. Jason Cable
Mar 14, 2003 #3 Texas Southern (W) #2 Mississippi Valley State (L) 73-72 Fair Park Arena PTS: 20. Attarrius Norwood
REB: 12. Willie Neal
AST: 9. Willie Neal
PTS: 25. Ra'Kim Hollis
REB: 11. Ra'Kim Hollis
AST: 3. Ra'Kim Hollis
Mar 15, 2003 #5 Alcorn State (L) #3 Texas Southern (W) 68-77 Fair Park Arena PTS: 23. Allen Lovett
REB: 8. Allen Lovett
AST: 9. Ra'Kim Hollis
PTS: 19. Tori Harris
REB: 8. Brian Jackson
AST: 3. Alleo Frazier