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2002-03 Big Ten Conference Season Summary

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Record: 200-146, .578 W-L% (14th of 32) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 10.68 (5th of 32) ▪ SOS: 7.66 (5th of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Wisconsin
Tournament Champion: Illinois

NCAA Tournament: 5 (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan State, Purdue and Wisconsin)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Indiana, Michigan State and Minnesota)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Illinois and Wisconsin)

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Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 WisconsinR 12 4 .750 24 8 .750 70.3 59.3 17.5 6.5
2 IllinoisT 11 5 .688 25 7 .781 74.6 61.6 19.8 6.8
3 Michigan  10 6 .625 17 13 .567 69.0 67.3 9.6 7.9
4 Purdue 10 6 .625 19 11 .633 71.9 65.3 16.0 9.4
5 Michigan State 10 6 .625 22 13 .629 67.6 61.2 16.1 9.7
6 Indiana 8 8 .500 21 13 .618 69.9 67.1 12.6 9.8
7 Minnesota  8 8 .500 19 14 .576 73.6 71.2 9.1 6.7
8 Ohio State  7 9 .438 17 15 .531 64.2 64.7 8.0 8.5
9 Iowa  7 9 .438 17 14 .548 69.1 66.5 8.4 5.8
10 Northwestern  3 13 .188 12 17 .414 62.6 65.7 2.4 5.4
11 Penn State  2 14 .125 7 21 .250 63.1 72.9 -2.1 7.7

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
Illinois       25 15 12 7 11 10 8 18 13 16 14 20 18 14 13 11
Wisconsin     25 23                         24 18 21
Indiana 21 22 19 10 7 6 10 17 15 18 14 19              
Michigan State 9 9 9 21 21 15 15 14 25                    
Minnesota 24 24 24 20   25                          
Purdue                         24   24        

Conference Tournament


First Round
Thu, Mar 13Indiana77@Penn State49
Thu, Mar 13Minnesota64@Northwestern76
Thu, Mar 13Ohio State66@Iowa64

Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 14Indiana63@Michigan56
Fri, Mar 14Michigan State54@Purdue42
Fri, Mar 14Ohio State58@Wisconsin50
Fri, Mar 14Illinois94@Northwestern65

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 15Illinois73@Indiana72
Sat, Mar 15Ohio State55@Michigan State54

Final
Sun, Mar 16Illinois72@Ohio State59

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Illinois won (65-60) versus Western Kentucky (West Regional)
Indiana won (67-62) versus Alabama (Midwest Regional)
Michigan State won (79-64) versus Colorado (South Regional)
Purdue won (80-56) versus Louisiana State (South Regional)
Wisconsin won (81-74) versus Weber State (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Illinois lost (68-60) versus Notre Dame (West Regional)
Indiana lost (74-52) versus Pittsburgh (Midwest Regional)
Michigan State won (68-46) versus Florida (South Regional)
Purdue lost (77-67) versus Texas (South Regional)
Wisconsin won (61-60) versus Tulsa (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Michigan State won (60-58) versus Maryland (South Regional)
Wisconsin lost (63-57) versus Kentucky (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Michigan State lost (85-76) versus Texas (South Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played