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2002-03 Conference USA Season Summary

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Record: 231-187, .553 W-L% (8th of 32) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 7.22 (7th of 32) ▪ SOS: 5.44 (7th of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Marquette (American) and Memphis (National)
Tournament Champion: Louisville

NCAA Tournament: 4 (Cincinnati, Louisville, Marquette and Memphis)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Cincinnati and Marquette)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Louisville, Marquette and Memphis)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk American W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 MarquetteRF 14 2 .875 27 6 .818 78.5 69.5 16.3 7.3
2 LouisvilleT 11 5 .688 25 7 .781 81.6 68.7 19.8 6.8
3 Cincinnati 9 7 .563 17 12 .586 67.4 61.9 12.9 7.4
3 Saint Louis  9 7 .563 16 14 .533 60.7 60.7 6.8 6.9
5 DePaul  8 8 .500 16 13 .552 67.2 64.9 8.8 6.5
5 Charlotte  8 8 .500 13 16 .448 68.4 69.9 5.5 6.9
7 East Carolina  3 13 .188 12 15 .444 63.0 65.9 1.8 4.7
Rk National W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 MemphisR 13 3 .813 23 7 .767 74.4 66.4 13.2 5.3
2 Alabama-Birmingham  8 8 .500 21 13 .618 77.3 73.5 7.6 3.9
2 Tulane  8 8 .500 16 15 .516 71.0 67.9 6.0 2.8
4 South Florida  7 9 .438 15 14 .517 67.9 68.3 4.2 4.5
5 Houston  6 10 .375 8 20 .286 58.3 66.2 -3.0 4.9
6 Southern Mississippi  5 11 .313 13 16 .448 66.9 70.1 0.6 3.8
7 Texas Christian  3 13 .188 9 19 .321 76.6 80.4 0.4 4.2

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
Marquette 18 16 13 13 16 14 13 13 24 21 20 18 15 11 11 10 8 8 9
Louisville               24 19 15 9 8 5 2 4 11 15 20 14
Memphis                               24 18 16 19
Cincinnati 23 23 21   23                            

Conference Tournament

Quarterfinal
March 13 2003
Memphis (bye)62
South Florida56
Tulane66
Louisville (bye)82
Semifinal
March 14 2003
Final
March 15 2003

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Cincinnati lost (74-69) versus Gonzaga (West Regional)
Louisville won (86-64) versus Austin Peay (East Regional)
Marquette won (72-68) versus Holy Cross (Midwest Regional)
Memphis lost (84-71) versus Arizona State (West Regional)

Second Round
Louisville lost (79-71) versus Butler (East Regional)
Marquette won (101-92) versus Missouri (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Marquette won (77-74) versus Pittsburgh (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Marquette won (83-69) versus Kentucky (Midwest Regional)

National Semifinal
Marquette lost (94-61) versus Kansas

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played

3-Point Field Goal Percentage

1. Morris FinleyUAB .412
2. Demon BrownCharlotte .391
3. Junior BlountTCU .358
4. Field WilliamsCincinnati .344