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2002-03 Conference USA Season Summary

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Record: 231-187, .553 W-L% (12th 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


First Round
Wed, Mar 12Alabama-Birmingham85@Charlotte61
Wed, Mar 12Southern Mississippi63@Cincinnati61
Wed, Mar 12South Florida76@DePaul74
Wed, Mar 12Tulane74@Houston52

Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 13Tulane66@Louisville82
Thu, Mar 13Alabama-Birmingham83@Marquette76
Thu, Mar 13Memphis62@South Florida56
Thu, Mar 13Saint Louis69@Southern Mississippi56

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 14Alabama-Birmingham63@Saint Louis62
Fri, Mar 14Memphis75@Louisville78

Final
Sat, Mar 15Alabama-Birmingham78@Louisville83

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