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2002-03 Sun Belt Conference Season Summary

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Record: 172-154, .528 W-L% (9th of 32) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 0.87 (13th of 32) ▪ SOS: 0.49 (15th of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Western Kentucky (East) and Louisiana-Lafayette (West)
Tournament Champion: Western Kentucky

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Western Kentucky)

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

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 Western KentuckyRT 12 2 .857 24 9 .727 72.7 66.4 7.7 1.4
2 Middle Tennessee  9 5 .643 16 14 .533 68.3 68.3 1.0 0.9
3 Arkansas-Little Rock  8 6 .571 18 12 .600 70.0 70.1 -0.9 -0.9
4 Arkansas State  6 8 .429 13 15 .464 71.1 69.8 -0.1 -1.4
5 Florida International  1 13 .071 8 21 .276 59.9 65.0 -5.3 -0.2 *Overall W-L adjusted to 1-21
Rk West W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Louisiana-Lafayette R 12 3 .800 20 10 .667 75.8 69.1 7.9 1.2
2 New Mexico State  9 6 .600 20 9 .690 73.1 67.5 4.7 -0.9
3 South Alabama  7 8 .467 14 14 .500 70.1 71.7 0.5 2.2
4 New Orleans  7 8 .467 15 14 .517 69.3 69.8 -0.2 0.3
5 Denver  7 8 .467 17 15 .531 70.9 69.1 1.5 -0.3
6 North Texas  2 13 .133 7 21 .250 69.0 79.4 -7.3 3.1

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
Western Kentucky 20 19                                  

Conference Tournament

First Round
March 7 2003
Quarterfinal
March 8 2003
Middle Tennessee (bye)72
South Alabama (bye)69
Denver72
La.-Lafayette (bye)68
New Mexico State (bye)78
UALR61
FIU60
Western Kentucky (bye)71
Semifinal
March 10 2003
Final
March 11 2003

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Western Kentucky lost (65-60) versus Illinois (West Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played
Games
1. Jamaal BrownWestern Ky. 33
  Anthony WinchesterWestern Ky. 33
  Mike WellsWestern Ky. 33
  Danny RumphWestern Ky. 33
  Filip VidenovWestern Ky. 33
  Patrick SparksWestern Ky. 33
  David BoydenWestern Ky. 33
8. Brett StarkeyDenver 32
  Rodney BillupsDenver 32
  Zeljko ZupicDenver 32
  Erik BenzelDenver 32
  Steve SimmonsDenver 32
  B.J. PrattDenver 32
  Dusty WadlingtonDenver 32
  Nate WilliamsWestern Ky. 32
Field Goals
1. William PippenMiddle Tenn. 196
2. Tommy GunnMiddle Tenn. 165
3. David BoydenWestern Ky. 163
4. B.J. PrattDenver 159
5. Chris DavisNorth Texas 157
6. Hector RomeroNew Orleans 156
  James MooreNew Mexico St. 156
8. Chris YoungSouth Ala. 147
9. Brad BoydLa.-Lafayette 145
10. Brett StarkeyDenver 142
  Patrick SparksWestern Ky. 142
Field Goal Attempts
1. B.J. PrattDenver 388
2. Chris YoungSouth Ala. 369
3. Chris DavisNorth Texas 367
4. Brad BoydLa.-Lafayette 366
5. Patrick SparksWestern Ky. 362
6. William PippenMiddle Tenn. 352
7. Hector RomeroNew Orleans 351
8. Tevoris ThompsonArkansas St. 350
9. David BoydenWestern Ky. 348
10. Nick ZacheryUALR 341
Field Goal Percentage
1. James MooreNew Mexico St. .584
2. William PippenMiddle Tenn. .557
3. Malerick BeddenSouth Ala. .515
4. Tommy GunnMiddle Tenn. .498
5. Hector RomeroNew Orleans .444
6. Chris DavisNorth Texas .428
7. Chris YoungSouth Ala. .398
8. Brad BoydLa.-Lafayette .396
2-Point Field Goals
1. William PippenMiddle Tenn. 163
2. James MooreNew Mexico St. 156
3. David BoydenWestern Ky. 145
4. Brett StarkeyDenver 142
5. Hector RomeroNew Orleans 137
6. Michael SouthallLa.-Lafayette 133
7. Eulis BaezFIU 130
  Chris DavisNorth Texas 130
  Henry WilliamsSouth Ala. 130
10. Malerick BeddenSouth Ala. 116
2-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Hector RomeroNew Orleans 294
2. Brett StarkeyDenver 283
3. Chris DavisNorth Texas 272
4. David BoydenWestern Ky. 271
5. William PippenMiddle Tenn. 270
6. James MooreNew Mexico St. 263
7. Johnell SmithNew Orleans 261
8. Eulis BaezFIU 255
9. Henry WilliamsSouth Ala. 227
10. Michael SouthallLa.-Lafayette 218
2-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Anthony JohnsonLa.-Lafayette .632
2. Michael SouthallLa.-Lafayette .610
3. William PippenMiddle Tenn. .604
4. Cedric WilliamsLa.-Lafayette .603
5. James MooreNew Mexico St. .593
6. Henry WilliamsSouth Ala. .573
7. Mark GreenUALR .559
8. Chris JacksonNew Mexico St. .558
9. Tommy GunnMiddle Tenn. .549
10. Malerick BeddenSouth Ala. .539
3-Point Field Goals
1. Brad BoydLa.-Lafayette 104
2. Chris YoungSouth Ala. 99
3. Nick ZacheryUALR 85
4. Tevoris ThompsonArkansas St. 84
  Patrick SparksWestern Ky. 84
6. Erik BenzelDenver 80
  B.J. PrattDenver 80
8. Tommy GunnMiddle Tenn. 59
9. Filip VidenovWestern Ky. 55
10. Mike WellsWestern Ky. 50
3-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Brad BoydLa.-Lafayette 279
2. Chris YoungSouth Ala. 260
3. Patrick SparksWestern Ky. 229
4. B.J. PrattDenver 228
5. Tevoris ThompsonArkansas St. 221
6. Nick ZacheryUALR 212
7. Erik BenzelDenver 204
8. Filip VidenovWestern Ky. 143
9. Tommy GunnMiddle Tenn. 138
10. Mark GreenUALR 131
3-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Nick ZacheryUALR .401
2. Erik BenzelDenver .392
3. Chris YoungSouth Ala. .381
4. Tevoris ThompsonArkansas St. .380
5. Brad BoydLa.-Lafayette .373
6. Patrick SparksWestern Ky. .367
7. B.J. PrattDenver .351
Free Throws
1. Chris DavisNorth Texas 153
2. Hector RomeroNew Orleans 146
3. Demetrice WilliamsSouth Ala. 122
4. James MooreNew Mexico St. 120
5. B.J. PrattDenver 114
6. Nate WilliamsWestern Ky. 103
7. Jibrahn IkeUALR 101
8. Brett StarkeyDenver 99
9. Johnell SmithNew Orleans 96
10. Anthony JohnsonLa.-Lafayette 95
Free Throw Attempts
1. Chris DavisNorth Texas 199
2. Hector RomeroNew Orleans 195
3. Eulis BaezFIU 169
4. Nate WilliamsWestern Ky. 165
  Demetrice WilliamsSouth Ala. 165
6. James MooreNew Mexico St. 147
7. Michael SouthallLa.-Lafayette 144
  Brett StarkeyDenver 144
9. Anthony JohnsonLa.-Lafayette 137
10. B.J. PrattDenver 132
Free Throw Percentage
1. Tevoris ThompsonArkansas St. .899
2. B.J. PrattDenver .864
3. Jibrahn IkeUALR .828
4. Tommy GunnMiddle Tenn. .822
5. James MooreNew Mexico St. .816
6. Jason FontenetNew Mexico St. .812
7. Johnell SmithNew Orleans .800
8. Chris DavisNorth Texas .769
9. Hector RomeroNew Orleans .749
10. Demetrice WilliamsSouth Ala. .739
Total Rebounds
1. Brett StarkeyDenver 311
2. Kim AdamsArkansas St. 251
3. Eulis BaezFIU 239
4. Hector RomeroNew Orleans 236
5. Chris JacksonNew Mexico St. 229
6. Michael SouthallLa.-Lafayette 203
7. Chris DavisNorth Texas 186
8. William PippenMiddle Tenn. 179
9. David BoydenWestern Ky. 175
10. Henry WilliamsSouth Ala. 172
  Zeljko ZupicDenver 172
Assists
1. Patrick SparksWestern Ky. 195
2. Demetrice WilliamsSouth Ala. 138
3. Kenneth LawrenceLa.-Lafayette 127
4. Dusty WadlingtonDenver 121
5. A.J. MeredithNew Orleans 119
6. Jason FontenetNew Mexico St. 113
  Eric ParhamMiddle Tenn. 113
8. Odie WilliamsArkansas St. 110
9. Brandon MasonNew Mexico St. 101
10. Rodney BillupsDenver 85
Steals
1. Demetrice WilliamsSouth Ala. 76
2. Patrick SparksWestern Ky. 73
3. Carlos MorbanFIU 64
4. Johnell SmithNew Orleans 57
5. Kenneth LawrenceLa.-Lafayette 56
6. Kim AdamsArkansas St. 49
7. Rodney BillupsDenver 46
8. Erik BenzelDenver 45
9. Jibrahn IkeUALR 44
  Junior MatiasFIU 44
Blocks
1. Michael SouthallLa.-Lafayette 68
2. Mike WellsWestern Ky. 47
  James MooreNew Mexico St. 47
4. Hector RomeroNew Orleans 36
5. William PippenMiddle Tenn. 27
  Caleb HalcombWestern Ky. 27
7. Eulis BaezFIU 25
  Kentrell MartinNew Orleans 25
9. Jermaine GreenNorth Texas 24
  Victor BrownNew Orleans 24
Points
1. B.J. PrattDenver 512
2. Chris DavisNorth Texas 494
3. Tommy GunnMiddle Tenn. 477
  Hector RomeroNew Orleans 477
5. William PippenMiddle Tenn. 466
6. Brad BoydLa.-Lafayette 454
7. Chris YoungSouth Ala. 444
8. Patrick SparksWestern Ky. 440
9. James MooreNew Mexico St. 432
10. Tevoris ThompsonArkansas St. 427
Points Per Game
1. Chris DavisNorth Texas 19.0
2. James MooreNew Mexico St. 18.8
3. Hector RomeroNew Orleans 18.3
4. Brad BoydLa.-Lafayette 16.8
5. B.J. PrattDenver 16.0
6. Tommy GunnMiddle Tenn. 15.9
7. Chris YoungSouth Ala. 15.9
8. William PippenMiddle Tenn. 15.5
9. Tevoris ThompsonArkansas St. 15.2
10. Anthony JohnsonLa.-Lafayette 14.4
Total Rebounds Per Game
1. Chris JacksonNew Mexico St. 10.0
2. Brett StarkeyDenver 9.7
3. Hector RomeroNew Orleans 9.1
4. Kim AdamsArkansas St. 9.0
5. Eulis BaezFIU 8.2
6. Michael SouthallLa.-Lafayette 7.5
7. Chris DavisNorth Texas 7.2
8. James MooreNew Mexico St. 6.5
9. Henry WilliamsSouth Ala. 6.1
10. William PippenMiddle Tenn. 6.0
Assists Per Game
1. Patrick SparksWestern Ky. 5.9
2. Demetrice WilliamsSouth Ala. 4.9
3. Kenneth LawrenceLa.-Lafayette 4.4
4. A.J. MeredithNew Orleans 4.1
5. Jason FontenetNew Mexico St. 4.0
6. Odie WilliamsArkansas St. 3.9
7. Dusty WadlingtonDenver 3.8
8. Eric ParhamMiddle Tenn. 3.8
9. Brandon MasonNew Mexico St. 3.5
10. Chris DavisNorth Texas 3.0
Steals Per Game
1. Demetrice WilliamsSouth Ala. 2.7
2. Patrick SparksWestern Ky. 2.2
3. Carlos MorbanFIU 2.2
4. Johnell SmithNew Orleans 2.0
5. Kenneth LawrenceLa.-Lafayette 1.9
6. Junior MatiasFIU 1.8
7. Kim AdamsArkansas St. 1.8
8. James MooreNew Mexico St. 1.7
9. Jibrahn IkeUALR 1.5
10. Laurie BridgesLa.-Lafayette 1.5
Blocks Per Game
1. Michael SouthallLa.-Lafayette 2.5
2. James MooreNew Mexico St. 2.0
3. Mike WellsWestern Ky. 1.4
4. Hector RomeroNew Orleans 1.4
5. Victor BrownNew Orleans 1.0
6. Chris JacksonNew Mexico St. 1.0
7. Caleb HalcombWestern Ky. 0.9
  William PippenMiddle Tenn. 0.9
9. Jermaine GreenNorth Texas 0.9
10. Kentrell MartinNew Orleans 0.9
  Eulis BaezFIU 0.9
Effective Field Goal Percentage
1. William PippenMiddle Tenn. .604
2. Tommy GunnMiddle Tenn. .588
3. James MooreNew Mexico St. .584
4. Malerick BeddenSouth Ala. .559
5. Brad BoydLa.-Lafayette .538
6. Chris YoungSouth Ala. .533
7. Hector RomeroNew Orleans .472
8. Chris DavisNorth Texas .465
True Shooting Percentage
1. James MooreNew Mexico St. .641
2. Mike WellsWestern Ky. .635
3. Tommy GunnMiddle Tenn. .625
4. William PippenMiddle Tenn. .612
5. Michael SouthallLa.-Lafayette .608
6. Anthony JohnsonLa.-Lafayette .591
7. Henry WilliamsSouth Ala. .586
8. Jibrahn IkeUALR .579
9. Malerick BeddenSouth Ala. .571
10. Mark GreenUALR .568
Offensive Win Shares
1. Tommy GunnMiddle Tenn. 3.6
2. James MooreNew Mexico St. 3.3
3. William PippenMiddle Tenn. 3.2
4. Mike WellsWestern Ky. 2.7
5. B.J. PrattDenver 2.6
6. Jibrahn IkeUALR 2.2
7. Anthony JohnsonLa.-Lafayette 2.2
8. Brad BoydLa.-Lafayette 2.2
9. Michael SouthallLa.-Lafayette 2.2
10. Chris YoungSouth Ala. 2.1
Defensive Win Shares
1. Michael SouthallLa.-Lafayette 3.0
2. Eulis BaezFIU 2.6
3. James MooreNew Mexico St. 2.5
4. Mike WellsWestern Ky. 2.5
5. Kim AdamsArkansas St. 2.4
6. Brett StarkeyDenver 2.4
7. Patrick SparksWestern Ky. 2.1
8. Chris JacksonNew Mexico St. 1.9
9. Hector RomeroNew Orleans 1.9
10. Zeljko ZupicDenver 1.9
Win Shares
1. James MooreNew Mexico St. 5.8
2. Michael SouthallLa.-Lafayette 5.2
3. Mike WellsWestern Ky. 5.2
4. Tommy GunnMiddle Tenn. 4.6
5. William PippenMiddle Tenn. 4.4
6. Eulis BaezFIU 4.1
7. Brett StarkeyDenver 4.0
8. Patrick SparksWestern Ky. 3.8
9. Hector RomeroNew Orleans 3.8
10. Anthony JohnsonLa.-Lafayette 3.7