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2001-02 Sun Belt Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 170-158, .518 W-L% (16th of 32) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -0.75 (15th of 32) ▪ SOS: -0.74 (16th of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Western Kentucky (East), Louisiana-Lafayette (West) and New Mexico State (West)
Conf. Tournament Champion: Western Kentucky

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Western Kentucky)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Western Kentucky)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk East W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Western Kentucky 13 1 .929 28 4 .875 76.3 65.5 10.5 -0.3 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Arkansas-Little Rock 8 6 .571 18 11 .621 73.2 68.0 2.7 -2.5
3 Middle Tennessee 6 8 .429 14 15 .483 64.3 67.0 -3.5 -0.8
4 Arkansas State 5 9 .357 15 16 .484 69.9 65.8 2.1 -2.0
5 Florida International 4 10 .286 10 20 .333 62.2 67.1 -5.4 -0.5
Rk West W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Louisiana-Lafayette 11 4 .733 20 11 .645 68.3 66.3 2.2 0.2 Reg. Season Champion
2 New Mexico State 11 4 .733 20 12 .625 76.3 72.4 3.7 -0.2 Reg. Season Champion
3 New Orleans 9 6 .600 15 14 .517 65.4 68.1 -4.0 -1.3
4 North Texas 8 7 .533 15 14 .517 76.0 78.0 -0.9 1.1
5 Denver 3 12 .200 8 20 .286 63.2 69.8 -8.2 -1.6
6 South Alabama 2 13 .133 7 21 .250 64.0 71.2 -7.5 -0.3

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/20 11/27 12/4 12/11 12/18 12/25 1/1 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
Western Kentucky - 21 17 25 - - - - - - - - - - 24 20 18 19
Arkansas State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Arkansas-Little Rock - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Denver - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida International - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisiana-Lafayette - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Middle Tennessee - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
New Mexico State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
New Orleans - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
North Texas - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
South Alabama - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Fri, Mar 1 North Texas 84 @ Florida International 71
Fri, Mar 1 Arkansas State 58 @ Denver 53
Fri, Mar 1 Middle Tennessee 48 @ South Alabama 47

Quarterfinal
Sat, Mar 2 Louisiana-Lafayette 74 @ Arkansas State 59
Sat, Mar 2 Western Kentucky 82 @ North Texas 68
Sun, Mar 3 New Mexico State 63 @ Middle Tennessee 48
Sun, Mar 3 Arkansas-Little Rock 71 @ New Orleans 67

Semifinal
Mon, Mar 4 Western Kentucky 73 @ New Mexico State 72
Mon, Mar 4 Louisiana-Lafayette 67 @ Arkansas-Little Rock 53

Final
Tue, Mar 5 Western Kentucky 76 @ Louisiana-Lafayette 70

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Western Kentucky lost (84-68) versus Stanford (Midwest Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played