Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2002-2003 Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 10 - 14, 2003
Champions:#1 Sam Houston State
Runner-Up:#2 Stephen F. Austin
MVP/MOP:Donald Cole (Sam Houston State, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Donald Cole (Sam Houston State, Jr.), Terry Conerway (Texas State, Jr.), Jason Coleman (McNeese State, Jr.), Taylor Moore (Stephen F. Austin, So.), Eddy Fobbs (Sam Houston State, Jr.)
Championship Venue:Bernard Johnson Coliseum (Huntsville, TX)
Attendance:13,776
Officials:Bobby Jacobs, Hal Lusk, Rick Randall, Kelly Self, Mike Thibodeaux, Gary Vaughn

2002-2003 Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Terry Conerway (Texas State, Jr.) (41)
Total Rebounds:Donald Cole (Sam Houston State, Jr.) (17)
Total Assists:Robert Shannon (Sam Houston State, Sr.) (15)
Total Steals:Eldridge Lewis (McNeese State, Jr.) (5)
Total Blocks:Eddy Fobbs (Sam Houston State, Jr.) (4)
Total Minutes:B.J. Banks (Stephen F. Austin, Jr.) (79)
Total FIC:Terry Conerway (Texas State, Jr.) (41.1)
Total Fouls:David Sykes (Texas State, Jr.) (9)
Total Turnovers:Eldridge Lewis (McNeese State, Jr.) (7), Damond Williams (McNeese State, Sr.) (7)
Total FGs:Donald Cole (Sam Houston State, Jr.) (16)
Total 3PM:Jason Coleman (McNeese State, Jr.) (7)
Total FTs:Terry Conerway (Texas State, Jr.) (10)

2002-2003 Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

Preliminary Round
3 Texas-Arlington 67
6 McNeese State 78

4 Texas State 94
5 Louisiana-Monroe 85

Semi-Finals & Finals
1 Sam Houston State 64
6 McNeese State 58
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Stephen F. Austin 67
4 Texas State 58
Semi-Finals & Finals
 
 
1 Sam Houston State 69
2 Stephen F. Austin 66

2002-2003 Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Sam Houston State 22  78.57% 17  85.00%
2 Stephen F. Austin 21  75.00% 16  80.00%
3 Texas-Arlington 16  13  55.17% 13  65.00%
4 Texas State 16  13  55.17% 10  10  50.00%
5 Louisiana-Monroe 13  15  46.43% 11  55.00%
6 McNeese State 15  14  51.72% 10  10  50.00%

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

2002-2003 Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 10, 2003 #5 Louisiana-Monroe (L) #4 Texas State (W) 85-94 Strahan Coliseum PTS: 24. David Sykes
REB: 8. David Sykes
AST: 10. Terry Conerway
PTS: 22. Kirby Lemons
REB: 13. Kirby Lemons
AST: 5. Brandon Horn
Mar 10, 2003 #6 McNeese State (W) #3 Texas-Arlington (L) 78-67 Texas Hall PTS: 20. Keith Howell
REB: 13. Mack Callier
AST: 6. Josh Daniel
PTS: 21. Jason Coleman
REB: 9. Monte' Farmer
AST: 7. Eldridge Lewis
Mar 12, 2003 #6 McNeese State (L) #1 Sam Houston State (W) 58-64 Bernard Johnson Coliseum PTS: 14. Donald Cole
REB: 6. Donald Cole
AST: 8. Robert Shannon
PTS: 13. Jason Coleman
REB: 11. Damond Williams
AST: 5. Eldridge Lewis
Mar 12, 2003 #4 Texas State (L) #2 Stephen F. Austin (W) 58-67 William R. Johnson Coliseum PTS: 16. Percy Green
REB: 7. Stevin Ozier
AST: 5. Marcus Clark
PTS: 20. Terry Conerway
REB: 10. Terry Conerway
AST: 4. David Sykes
Mar 14, 2003 #2 Stephen F. Austin (L) #1 Sam Houston State (W) 66-69 Bernard Johnson Coliseum PTS: 26. Donald Cole
REB: 11. Donald Cole
AST: 7. Robert Shannon
PTS: 19. Taylor Moore
REB: 8. B.J. Banks
AST: 8. B.J. Banks