You Are Here > SR/CBB > Conferences > Big East Conference > 2002-03

2002-03 Big East Conference Season Summary

Previous Season ▪ Next Season

Record: 262-179, .594 W-L% (4th 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

Quarterfinal
March 13 2003
Pittsburgh (bye)67
Providence59
Connecticut (bye)83
Seton Hall70
Syracuse (bye)74
Georgetown69
Semifinal
March 14 2003
Final
March 15 2003

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
Games
1. Jeremy McNeilSyracuse 35
  Carmelo AnthonySyracuse 35
  Gerry McNamaraSyracuse 35
  Hakim WarrickSyracuse 35
  Kueth DuanySyracuse 35
  Craig ForthSyracuse 35
7. Gerald RileyGeorgetown 34
  Grady ReynoldsSt. John's (NY) 34
  Drew HallGeorgetown 34
  Tony BethelGeorgetown 34
  Jordan CornetteNotre Dame 34
  Chris ThomasNotre Dame 34
  Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 34
  Dan MillerNotre Dame 34
  Torin FrancisNotre Dame 34
  Matt CarrollNotre Dame 34
  Anthony GloverSt. John's (NY) 34
  Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 34
  Elijah IngramSt. John's (NY) 34
  Brandon BowmanGeorgetown 34
  Courtland FreemanGeorgetown 34
  Chris QuinnNotre Dame 34
Field Goals
1. Carmelo AnthonySyracuse 277
  Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 277
3. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 264
4. Craig SmithBoston College 241
5. Troy BellBoston College 224
6. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 221
7. Drew SchifinoWest Virginia 220
8. Matt CarrollNotre Dame 215
9. Ryan GomesProvidence 213
10. Ben GordonConnecticut 211
  Chris ThomasNotre Dame 211
Field Goal Attempts
1. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 653
2. Carmelo AnthonySyracuse 612
3. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 523
4. Troy BellBoston College 508
5. Matt CarrollNotre Dame 487
  Drew SchifinoWest Virginia 487
7. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 483
8. Ben GordonConnecticut 476
9. Jerome ColemanRutgers 432
10. Bryant MatthewsVirginia Tech 428
Field Goal Percentage
1. Craig SmithBoston College .603
2. Emeka OkaforConnecticut .580
3. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown .547
4. Hakim WarrickSyracuse .541
5. Ryan GomesProvidence .536
6. Terry TaylorVirginia Tech .529
7. Carmelo AnthonySyracuse .453
8. Drew SchifinoWest Virginia .452
9. Ryan SidneyBoston College .448
10. James JonesMiami (FL) .447
2-Point Field Goals
1. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 264
2. Craig SmithBoston College 238
3. Carmelo AnthonySyracuse 221
  Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 221
  Emeka OkaforConnecticut 221
6. Ryan GomesProvidence 213
7. Hakim WarrickSyracuse 197
8. Drew SchifinoWest Virginia 195
9. Terry TaylorVirginia Tech 162
10. Ryan SidneyBoston College 156
2-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 480
2. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 468
3. Carmelo AnthonySyracuse 446
4. Drew SchifinoWest Virginia 404
5. Ryan GomesProvidence 394
6. Craig SmithBoston College 385
7. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 381
8. Hakim WarrickSyracuse 363
9. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 315
10. Ryan SidneyBoston College 310
2-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Chevon TroutmanPittsburgh .736
2. Craig SmithBoston College .618
3. Ontario LettPittsburgh .608
4. Julius PagePittsburgh .604
5. Emeka OkaforConnecticut .580
6. Rob SandersProvidence .578
7. Jaron BrownPittsburgh .560
8. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown .550
9. Hakim WarrickSyracuse .543
10. Ryan GomesProvidence .541
3-Point Field Goals
1. Troy BellBoston College 106
2. Matt CarrollNotre Dame 99
3. Gary BuchananVillanova 88
4. Gerry McNamaraSyracuse 85
5. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 80
  Ben GordonConnecticut 80
7. Jerome ColemanRutgers 72
8. Elijah IngramSt. John's (NY) 70
9. Darius RiceMiami (FL) 67
10. Gerald RileyGeorgetown 61
3-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Troy BellBoston College 264
2. Jerome ColemanRutgers 244
3. Matt CarrollNotre Dame 243
4. Gerry McNamaraSyracuse 238
5. Gary BuchananVillanova 215
6. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 208
7. Elijah IngramSt. John's (NY) 194
8. Ben GordonConnecticut 191
9. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 185
  Brandin KnightPittsburgh 185
3-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Gary BuchananVillanova .409
2. Matt CarrollNotre Dame .407
3. Troy BellBoston College .402
4. Jerome ColemanRutgers .295
Free Throws
1. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 248
2. Troy BellBoston College 227
3. Carmelo AnthonySyracuse 168
4. Ryan GomesProvidence 163
5. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 146
6. Ben GordonConnecticut 143
7. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 135
  Matt CarrollNotre Dame 135
9. Craig SmithBoston College 132
10. Torin FrancisNotre Dame 124
  Hakim WarrickSyracuse 124
Free Throw Attempts
1. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 336
2. Troy BellBoston College 268
3. Carmelo AnthonySyracuse 238
4. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 200
5. Craig SmithBoston College 194
  Ryan GomesProvidence 194
7. Hakim WarrickSyracuse 186
8. Bryant MatthewsVirginia Tech 182
9. Torin FrancisNotre Dame 181
10. Ben GordonConnecticut 177
Free Throw Percentage
1. Gerry McNamaraSyracuse .909
2. Chris ThomasNotre Dame .871
3. Troy BellBoston College .847
4. Matt CarrollNotre Dame .844
5. Gerald RileyGeorgetown .843
6. Ryan GomesProvidence .840
7. Andre BarrettSeton Hall .836
8. James JonesMiami (FL) .831
9. Ricky ShieldsRutgers .811
10. Ben GordonConnecticut .808
Total Rebounds
1. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 370
2. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 352
3. Carmelo AnthonySyracuse 349
4. Ryan GomesProvidence 311
5. Hakim WarrickSyracuse 297
6. Torin FrancisNotre Dame 284
7. Craig SmithBoston College 246
8. Ricky WrightVillanova 218
9. Ryan SidneyBoston College 215
10. Bryant MatthewsVirginia Tech 206
Assists
1. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 236
2. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 209
3. Andre BarrettSeton Hall 159
4. Ben GordonConnecticut 156
5. Gerry McNamaraSyracuse 155
6. Ryan SidneyBoston College 144
7. Taliek BrownConnecticut 140
8. Donnie McGrathProvidence 138
  Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 138
10. Tony BethelGeorgetown 121
Steals
1. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 100
2. Gerry McNamaraSyracuse 77
3. Troy BellBoston College 70
  Brandin KnightPittsburgh 70
5. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 62
6. Gerald RileyGeorgetown 60
7. Sheiku KabbaProvidence 56
8. Carmelo AnthonySyracuse 55
  Ryan GomesProvidence 55
  Tony BethelGeorgetown 55
Blocks
1. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 156
2. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 109
3. Jeremy McNeilSyracuse 100
4. Marcus DouthitProvidence 97
5. Herve LamizanaRutgers 83
6. Jordan CornetteNotre Dame 75
7. Torin FrancisNotre Dame 60
8. James JonesMiami (FL) 50
9. Hakim WarrickSyracuse 44
10. Craig ForthSyracuse 41
Points
1. Troy BellBoston College 781
2. Carmelo AnthonySyracuse 778
3. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 776
4. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 756
5. Matt CarrollNotre Dame 664
6. Ben GordonConnecticut 645
7. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 637
8. Craig SmithBoston College 617
9. Ryan GomesProvidence 589
10. Drew SchifinoWest Virginia 582
Points Per Game
1. Troy BellBoston College 25.2
2. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 22.8
3. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 22.2
4. Carmelo AnthonySyracuse 22.2
5. Drew SchifinoWest Virginia 20.1
6. Craig SmithBoston College 19.9
7. Ben GordonConnecticut 19.5
8. Matt CarrollNotre Dame 19.5
9. Darius RiceMiami (FL) 18.7
10. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 18.7
Total Rebounds Per Game
1. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 11.2
2. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 10.4
3. Carmelo AnthonySyracuse 10.0
4. Ryan GomesProvidence 9.7
5. Hakim WarrickSyracuse 8.5
6. Torin FrancisNotre Dame 8.4
7. Craig SmithBoston College 7.9
8. Ricky WrightVillanova 7.8
9. Terry TaylorVirginia Tech 7.3
10. Bryant MatthewsVirginia Tech 7.1
Assists Per Game
1. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 6.9
2. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 6.3
3. Andre BarrettSeton Hall 5.3
4. Taliek BrownConnecticut 4.8
5. Ben GordonConnecticut 4.7
6. Ryan SidneyBoston College 4.6
7. Gerry McNamaraSyracuse 4.4
8. Donnie McGrathProvidence 4.3
9. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 4.1
10. Johannes HerberWest Virginia 3.8
Steals Per Game
1. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 2.9
2. Troy BellBoston College 2.3
3. Gerry McNamaraSyracuse 2.2
4. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 2.1
5. Jerome ColemanRutgers 1.9
6. Chris ThomasNotre Dame 1.8
7. Sheiku KabbaProvidence 1.8
8. Gerald RileyGeorgetown 1.8
9. Ryan GomesProvidence 1.7
10. Mike SherrodRutgers 1.7
Blocks Per Game
1. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 4.7
2. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 3.2
3. Marcus DouthitProvidence 3.0
4. Herve LamizanaRutgers 3.0
5. Jeremy McNeilSyracuse 2.9
6. Jordan CornetteNotre Dame 2.2
7. James JonesMiami (FL) 1.8
8. Torin FrancisNotre Dame 1.8
9. Kevin PittsnogleWest Virginia 1.3
10. Hakim WarrickSyracuse 1.3
Effective Field Goal Percentage
1. Craig SmithBoston College .606
2. Emeka OkaforConnecticut .580
3. Gary BuchananVillanova .567
4. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown .547
5. Troy BellBoston College .545
6. Matt CarrollNotre Dame .543
7. Hakim WarrickSyracuse .541
8. Ryan GomesProvidence .537
9. Terry TaylorVirginia Tech .529
10. Ben GordonConnecticut .527
True Shooting Percentage
1. Chevon TroutmanPittsburgh .701
2. Donatas ZavackasPittsburgh .661
3. Craig SmithBoston College .627
4. Troy BellBoston College .615
5. Kevin PittsnogleWest Virginia .607
6. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown .604
7. Ryan GomesProvidence .602
8. Julius PagePittsburgh .596
9. Gary BuchananVillanova .592
10. Matt CarrollNotre Dame .590
Offensive Win Shares
1. Troy BellBoston College 4.9
2. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 4.8
3. Craig SmithBoston College 4.0
4. Ryan GomesProvidence 3.8
5. Matt CarrollNotre Dame 3.7
6. Chevon TroutmanPittsburgh 3.4
7. Ben GordonConnecticut 3.4
8. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 2.8
9. Donatas ZavackasPittsburgh 2.8
10. Andre BarrettSeton Hall 2.8
Defensive Win Shares
1. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 4.9
2. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 4.3
3. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 3.7
4. Herve LamizanaRutgers 3.3
5. Carmelo AnthonySyracuse 3.1
6. Ontario LettPittsburgh 3.0
7. Hakim WarrickSyracuse 2.9
8. Brandin KnightPittsburgh 2.9
9. Jaron BrownPittsburgh 2.6
10. Marcus DouthitProvidence 2.6
Win Shares
1. Mike SweetneyGeorgetown 9.8
2. Emeka OkaforConnecticut 7.1
3. Ryan GomesProvidence 6.3
4. Troy BellBoston College 6.2
5. Carmelo AnthonySyracuse 5.8
6. Craig SmithBoston College 5.6
7. Chevon TroutmanPittsburgh 5.5
8. Hakim WarrickSyracuse 5.5
9. Marcus HattenSt. John's (NY) 5.4
10. Ontario LettPittsburgh 5.2