Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2003-2004 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 6 - 9, 2004
Champions:#1 Louisiana
Runner-Up:#3 New Orleans
MVP/MOP:Bo McCalebb (New Orleans, Fr.)
All-Tournament Team:Bo McCalebb (New Orleans, Fr.), Brad Boyd (Louisiana, Sr.), Michael Cuffee (Middle Tennessee State, Jr.), Brandon Freeman (Little Rock, Jr.), Tommy Gunn (Middle Tennessee State, Sr.), Brian Hamilton (Louisiana, Jr.)
Championship Venue:E. A. Diddle Arena (Bowling Green, KY)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:N/A

2003-2004 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Bo McCalebb (New Orleans, Fr.) (59)
Total Rebounds:Victor Brown (New Orleans, Jr.) (22)
Total Assists:Brian Hamilton (Louisiana, Jr.) (9), Bo McCalebb (New Orleans, Fr.) (9), Brad Boyd (Louisiana, Sr.) (9), Laurie Bridges (Louisiana, Sr.) (9), A.J. Meredith (New Orleans, Sr.) (9)
Total Steals:Brian Hamilton (Louisiana, Jr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Shawnson Johnson (North Texas, So.) (8)
Total Minutes:Kyle Buggs (New Orleans, Sr.) (118)
Total FIC:Bo McCalebb (New Orleans, Fr.) (37.0)
Total Fouls:Nathaniel Parker (New Orleans, So.) (14)
Total Turnovers:Bryan Smithson (Middle Tennessee State, Fr.) (9), Brandon Freeman (Little Rock, Jr.) (9)
Total FGs:Bo McCalebb (New Orleans, Fr.) (21)
Total 3PM:Kyle Buggs (New Orleans, Sr.) (11)
Total FTs:Bo McCalebb (New Orleans, Fr.) (15)

2003-2004 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Louisiana 84
8 South Alabama 58
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Western Kentucky 62
5 Middle Tennessee State 76
3 New Orleans 91
6 North Texas 89
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Little Rock 83
7 Arkansas State 78
Semifinals
 
 
1 Louisiana 70
5 Middle Tennessee State 66
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Little Rock 65
3 New Orleans 80
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Louisiana 67
3 New Orleans 58

2003-2004 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Louisiana 19  70.37% 12  80.00%
2 Little Rock 17  12  58.62% 64.29%
3 New Orleans 17  13  56.67% 60.00%
4 Western Kentucky 15  13  53.57% 57.14%
5 Middle Tennessee State 17  12  58.62% 57.14%
6 North Texas 13  15  46.43% 53.33%
7 Arkansas State 17  11  60.71% 50.00%
8 South Alabama 12  16  42.86% 40.00%

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

2003-2004 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 6, 2004 #7 Arkansas State (L) #2 Little Rock (W) 78-83 E. A. Diddle Arena PTS: 31. Brandon Freeman
REB: 9. Brandon Freeman
AST: 4. Zack Graber
PTS: 23. J.J. Montgomery
REB: 8. Kim Adams
AST: 2. J.J. Montgomery
Mar 6, 2004 #8 South Alabama (L) #1 Louisiana (W) 58-84 E. A. Diddle Arena PTS: 17. Dwayne Mitchell
REB: 7. Dwayne Mitchell
AST: 5. Dwayne Mitchell
PTS: 13. Richard Law
REB: 11. Henry Williams
AST: 2. Richard Law
Mar 7, 2004 #5 Middle Tennessee State (W) #4 Western Kentucky (L) 76-62 E. A. Diddle Arena PTS: 19. Mike Wells
REB: 10. Nigel Dixon
AST: 3. Mike Wells
PTS: 22. Michael Cuffee
REB: 9. Michael Cuffee
AST: 8. Bryan Smithson
Mar 7, 2004 #6 North Texas (L) #3 New Orleans (W) 89-91 E. A. Diddle Arena PTS: 31. Bo McCalebb
REB: 11. Kentrell Martin
AST: 4. Bo McCalebb
PTS: 27. Leonard Hopkins
REB: 21. Shawnson Johnson
AST: 5. Jerome Rogers
Mar 8, 2004 #5 Middle Tennessee State (L) #1 Louisiana (W) 66-70 E. A. Diddle Arena PTS: 17. Brian Hamilton
REB: 4. Orien Greene
AST: 5. Orien Greene
PTS: 20. Tommy Gunn
REB: 9. Marcus Robinson
AST: 2. Marcus Robinson
Mar 8, 2004 #3 New Orleans (W) #2 Little Rock (L) 80-65 E. A. Diddle Arena PTS: 15. Brandon Freeman
REB: 7. Brandon Freeman
AST: 4. Zack Graber
PTS: 19. Bo McCalebb
REB: 8. Victor Brown
AST: 4. A.J. Meredith
Mar 9, 2004 #3 New Orleans (L) #1 Louisiana (W) 58-67 E. A. Diddle Arena PTS: 16. Antoine Landry
REB: 12. Laurie Bridges
AST: 3. Laurie Bridges
PTS: 11. Johnell Smith
REB: 10. Nathaniel Parker
AST: 3. Kentrell Martin