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2002-03 Big East Conference Season Summary

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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

3-Point Field Goal Percentage

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