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2002-03 Big East Conference Season Summary

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Record: 262-179, .594 W-L% (7th of 32) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 11.03 (4th of 32) ▪ SOS: 7.13 (6th of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Boston College (East), Connecticut (East), Pittsburgh (West) and Syracuse (West)
Tournament Champion: Pittsburgh

NCAA Tournament: 4 (Connecticut, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh and Syracuse)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Connecticut and Pittsburgh)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Connecticut, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh and Syracuse)

Standings

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games
Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk East W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Boston College R 10 6 .625 19 12 .613 79.4 76.4 10.3 7.2
2 ConnecticutR 10 6 .625 23 10 .697 79.5 71.2 15.8 7.6
3 Providence  8 8 .500 18 14 .563 71.4 67.6 11.6 7.8
4 Villanova  8 8 .500 15 16 .484 71.8 70.2 9.1 7.6
5 St. John's (NY)  7 9 .438 21 13 .618 71.1 68.8 9.7 7.4 *Overall W-L adjusted to 1-13
6 Miami (FL)  4 12 .250 11 17 .393 69.9 68.7 6.0 4.9
7 Virginia Tech  4 12 .250 11 18 .379 70.2 73.2 2.3 5.3
Rk West W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 SyracuseRFN 13 3 .813 30 5 .857 79.6 69.6 19.0 9.0
2 PittsburghRT 13 3 .813 28 5 .848 74.9 59.2 21.5 5.8
3 Seton Hall  10 6 .625 17 13 .567 67.6 66.2 9.7 8.2
4 Notre Dame 10 6 .625 24 10 .706 79.2 71.3 17.3 9.4
5 Georgetown  6 10 .375 19 15 .559 76.0 69.4 12.9 6.3
6 West Virginia  5 11 .313 14 15 .483 66.8 69.6 4.1 6.8
7 Rutgers  4 12 .250 12 16 .429 67.6 69.0 5.1 6.4

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 3/11 Final
Pittsburgh 5 5 5 5 4 4 2 2 6 3 2 2 4 7 9 8 7 5 4
Syracuse                   25   24 19 17 15 15 12 11 13
Notre Dame         10 9 8 6 5 10 16 11 10 10 12 9 16 17 22
Connecticut 15 14 12 11 9 8 6 5 3 6 11 14 18 23         23

Conference Tournament


First Round
Wed, Mar 12St. John's (NY)83@Notre Dame80
Wed, Mar 12Georgetown46@Villanova41
Wed, Mar 12Providence73@West Virginia50
Wed, Mar 12Seton Hall67@Miami (FL)52

Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 13Pittsburgh67@Providence59
Thu, Mar 13Syracuse74@Georgetown69
Thu, Mar 13Boston College82@St. John's (NY)75
Thu, Mar 13Connecticut83@Seton Hall70

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 14Pittsburgh61@Boston College48
Fri, Mar 14Connecticut80@Syracuse67

Final
Sat, Mar 15Pittsburgh74@Connecticut56

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Connecticut won (58-53) versus Brigham Young (South Regional)
Notre Dame won (70-69) versus Milwaukee (West Regional)
Pittsburgh won (87-61) versus Wagner (Midwest Regional)
Syracuse won (76-65) versus Manhattan (East Regional)

Second Round
Connecticut won (85-74) versus Stanford (South Regional)
Notre Dame won (68-60) versus Illinois (West Regional)
Pittsburgh won (74-52) versus Indiana (Midwest Regional)
Syracuse won (68-56) versus Oklahoma State (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Connecticut lost (82-78) versus Texas (South Regional)
Notre Dame lost (88-71) versus Arizona (West Regional)
Pittsburgh lost (77-74) versus Marquette (Midwest Regional)
Syracuse won (79-78) versus Auburn (East Regional)

Regional Final
Syracuse won (63-47) versus Oklahoma (East Regional)

National Semifinal
Syracuse won (95-84) versus Texas

National Final
Syracuse won (81-78) versus Kansas

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played

3-Point Field Goal Percentage

1. Gary BuchananVillanova .409
2. Matt CarrollNotre Dame .407
3. Troy BellBoston College .402
4. Jerome ColemanRutgers .295