The Summit League Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2002-2003 Mid-Continent Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 9 - 11, 2003
Champions:#2 IUPUI
Runner-Up:#1 Valparaiso
MVP/MOP:Josh Murray (IUPUI, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Raitis Grafs (Valparaiso, Sr.), Josh Mullins (IUPUI, So.), Josh Murray (IUPUI, Sr.), David Palmer (Southern Utah, Jr.), Michael Watson (UMKC, Jr.)
Championship Venue:Kemper Arena (Kansas City, MO)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Tom Clark, Anthony Crozier, Terry Wymer

2002-2003 Mid-Continent Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Raitis Grafs (Valparaiso, Sr.) (56), Josh Murray (IUPUI, Sr.) (56)
Total Rebounds:Raitis Grafs (Valparaiso, Sr.) (23)
Total Assists:Ali Berdiel (Valparaiso, So.) (18)
Total Steals:Greg Tonagel (Valparaiso, Jr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Brandon Lipsey (UMKC, Fr.) (8)
Total Minutes:Odell Bradley (IUPUI, Jr.) (102)
Total FIC:Raitis Grafs (Valparaiso, Sr.) (49.3)
Total Fouls:Chris Sanders (IUPUI, So.) (9), Josh Murray (IUPUI, Sr.) (9)
Total Turnovers:Ali Berdiel (Valparaiso, So.) (16)
Total FGs:Josh Murray (IUPUI, Sr.) (20), Michael Watson (UMKC, Jr.) (20)
Total 3PM:David Palmer (Southern Utah, Jr.) (11)
Total FTs:Raitis Grafs (Valparaiso, Sr.) (20)

2002-2003 Mid-Continent Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Valparaiso 82
8 Chicago State 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Oral Roberts 73
5 UMKC 76
3 Oakland 55
6 Southern Utah 66
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 IUPUI 75
7 Western Illinois 51
Semifinals
 
 
1 Valparaiso 71
5 UMKC 50
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 IUPUI 72
6 Southern Utah 67
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Valparaiso 64
2 IUPUI 66

2002-2003 Mid-Continent Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Valparaiso 20  68.97% 12  85.71%
2 IUPUI 19  13  59.38% 10  71.43%
3 Oakland 17  11  60.71% 10  71.43%
4 Oral Roberts 18  10  64.29% 64.29%
5 UMKC 20  31.03% 50.00%
6 Southern Utah 12  16  42.86% 35.71%
7 Western Illinois 21  25.00% 11  21.43%
8 Chicago State 27  10.00% 14  0.00%

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

2002-2003 Mid-Continent Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 9, 2003 #5 UMKC (W) #4 Oral Roberts (L) 76-73 Kemper Arena PTS: 22. Reggie Borges
REB: 12. Reggie Borges
AST: 3. Jonathan Bluitt
PTS: 34. Michael Watson
REB: 9. Carlton Aaron
AST: 6. Marc Stricker
Mar 9, 2003 #6 Southern Utah (W) #3 Oakland (L) 66-55 Kemper Arena PTS: 16. Rawle Marshall
REB: 9. Cortney Scott
AST: 5. Pierre Dukes
PTS: 18. David Palmer
REB: 10. Donnie Jackson
AST: 9. Jay Collins
Mar 9, 2003 #8 Chicago State (L) #1 Valparaiso (W) 62-82 Kemper Arena PTS: 16. Joaquim Gomes
REB: 8. Dan Oppland
AST: 6. Ali Berdiel
PTS: 15. Clark Bone
REB: 7. Clark Bone
AST: 6. Geoff Richard
Mar 9, 2003 #7 Western Illinois (L) #2 IUPUI (W) 51-75 Kemper Arena PTS: 18. Josh Murray
REB: 9. Chris Sanders
AST: 4. Josh Mullins
PTS: 14. Luis Rivas
REB: 7. Luis Rivas
AST: 5. J.D. Summers
Mar 10, 2003 #5 UMKC (L) #1 Valparaiso (W) 50-71 Kemper Arena PTS: 19. Raitis Grafs
REB: 8. Roberto Nieves
AST: 9. Ali Berdiel
PTS: 21. Michael Watson
REB: 7. Brandon Lipsey
AST: 4. Michael Watson
Mar 10, 2003 #6 Southern Utah (L) #2 IUPUI (W) 67-72 Kemper Arena PTS: 21. Josh Murray
REB: 5. Josh Murray
AST: 5. Odell Bradley
PTS: 26. David Palmer
REB: 6. Jay Collins
AST: 7. Jay Collins
Mar 11, 2003 #2 IUPUI (W) #1 Valparaiso (L) 66-64 Kemper Arena PTS: 21. Raitis Grafs
REB: 13. Raitis Grafs
AST: 5. Greg Tonagel
PTS: 18. Josh Mullins
REB: 10. Josh Murray
AST: 8. Matt Crenshaw