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2002-03 Season Summary

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National Champion: Syracuse
Final Four: Kansas, Marquette, Syracuse and Texas

Consensus Player of the Year: David West

AP Preseason #1: ArizonaAP Final #1: Kentucky

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Rk Conference Schls W L W-L% SRS SOS AP NCAA FF Regular Season Champ Tournament Champ
1 Southeastern Conference 12 220 145 .603 12.95 8.58 4 6 0 Kentucky (East)
Mississippi State (West)
Kentucky
2 Big 12 Conference 12 238 146 .620 12.94 8.21 4 6 2 Kansas Oklahoma
3 Atlantic Coast Conference 9 170 111 .605 12.75 7.83 3 4 0 Wake Forest Duke
4 Big East Conference 14 262 179 .594 11.03 7.13 4 4 1 Boston College (East)
Connecticut (East)
Pittsburgh (West)
Syracuse (West)
Pittsburgh
5 Big Ten Conference 11 200 146 .578 10.68 7.66 2 5 0 Wisconsin Illinois
6 Pacific-10 Conference 10 170 132 .563 9.81 7.72 2 5 0 Arizona Oregon
7 Conference USA 14 231 187 .553 7.22 5.44 3 4 1 Marquette (American)
Memphis (National)
Louisville
8 Mountain West Conference 8 147 101 .593 6.39 4.10 0 3 0 Brigham Young
Utah
Colorado State
9 Atlantic 10 Conference 12 184 174 .514 4.28 3.98 2 3 0 Saint Joseph's (East)
Xavier (West)
Dayton
10 Missouri Valley Conference 10 148 152 .493 1.60 1.70 1 2 0 Southern Illinois Creighton
11 West Coast Conference 8 122 115 .515 1.28 1.45 0 2 0 Gonzaga San Diego
12 Western Athletic Conference 10 154 143 .519 0.94 1.23 0 1 0 Fresno State Tulsa
13 Sun Belt Conference 11 172 154 .528 0.87 0.49 0 1 0 Western Kentucky (East)
Louisiana-Lafayette (West)
Western Kentucky
14 Horizon League 9 142 131 .520 0.66 0.53 0 2 0 Butler Milwaukee
15 Mid-American Conference 13 196 188 .510 0.46 0.94 0 1 0 Kent State (East)
Central Michigan (West)
Central Michigan
16 Colonial Athletic Association 10 141 148 .488 -2.77 -2.57 0 1 0 North Carolina-Wilmington North Carolina-Wilmington
17 Big West Conference 10 138 151 .478 -2.94 -1.54 0 1 0 UC-Santa Barbara Utah State
18 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference 10 146 147 .498 -3.20 -2.54 0 1 0 Manhattan Manhattan
19 Big Sky Conference 8 115 118 .494 -3.32 -1.73 0 1 0 Weber State Weber State
20 Ivy Group 8 100 119 .457 -5.08 -3.54 0 1 0 Pennsylvania
21 Southern Conference 12 180 174 .508 -5.59 -3.45 0 1 0 Appalachian State (North)
Davidson (North)
East Tennessee State (North)
College of Charleston (South)
East Tennessee State
22 Ohio Valley Conference 9 132 131 .502 -5.77 -3.13 0 1 0 Austin Peay
Morehead State
Austin Peay
23 Mid-Continent Conference 8 105 131 .445 -6.03 -3.13 0 1 0 Valparaiso IUPUI
24 America East Conference 9 126 139 .475 -6.77 -4.99 0 1 0 Boston University Vermont
25 Patriot League 8 112 118 .487 -7.14 -5.70 0 1 0 Holy Cross Holy Cross
26 Atlantic Sun Conference 12 171 178 .490 -7.41 -5.47 0 1 0 Belmont (North)
Mercer (South)
Troy (South)
Troy
27 Southland Conference 11 147 163 .474 -9.08 -6.53 0 1 0 Sam Houston State Sam Houston State
28 Northeast Conference 12 156 186 .456 -10.80 -8.21 0 1 0 Wagner Wagner
29 Big South Conference 8 105 126 .455 -13.22 -8.84 0 1 0 Winthrop North Carolina-Asheville
30 Southwest Athletic Conference 10 121 172 .413 -13.82 -9.34 0 1 0 Prairie View
Texas Southern
Texas Southern
31 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 11 130 188 .409 -14.59 -10.32 0 1 0 South Carolina State South Carolina State
32 Independent 6 58 114 .337 -16.02 -5.96 0 0 0

AP Poll Summary

School Conf 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
Kentucky SEC 17 17 15 18 12 18 14 20 18 16 8 7 6 3 2 2 2 2 1
Arizona Pac-10 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2
Oklahoma Big 12 3 7 8 6 6 7 5 10 9 5 7 6 7 5 5 3 5 6 3
Pittsburgh Big East 5 5 5 5 4 4 2 2 6 3 2 2 4 7 9 8 7 5 4
Texas Big 12 4 3 3 2 8 10 9 7 8 4 4 3 3 6 3 5 4 3 5
Kansas Big 12 2 2 2 14 20 19 19 18 14 12 6 12 12 9 6 7 6 4 6
Duke ACC 6 6 6 4 3 3 3 3 1 1 3 5 9 8 8 6 10 12 7
Wake Forest ACC - - - - - - 25 23 17 19 17 17 14 15 10 12 9 9 8
Marquette CUSA 18 16 13 13 16 14 13 13 24 21 20 18 15 11 11 10 8 8 9
Florida SEC 7 8 7 8 14 13 12 12 11 6 5 4 1 4 7 4 3 7 10
Illinois Big Ten - - - 25 15 12 7 11 10 8 18 13 16 14 20 18 14 13 11
Xavier A-10 10 11 16 16 13 21 21 19 21 - - - 20 18 14 13 11 10 12
Syracuse Big East - - - - - - - - - 25 - 24 19 17 15 15 12 11 13
Louisville CUSA - - - - - - - 24 19 15 9 8 5 2 4 11 15 20 14
Creighton MVC - - - - - 20 18 15 16 13 10 16 13 12 17 17 19 19 15
Dayton A-10 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 25 25 21 22 16
Maryland ACC 13 12 11 9 18 24 23 22 21 17 12 10 8 16 13 14 13 14 17
Stanford Pac-10 - - - 17 19 17 - - - - - - 25 24 21 19 17 15 18
Memphis CUSA - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 24 18 16 19
Mississippi State SEC 12 12 23 24 24 16 16 8 7 14 22 21 23 19 19 20 23 - 20
Wisconsin Big Ten - - 25 23 - - - - - - - - - - - - 24 18 21
Notre Dame Big East - - - - 10 9 8 6 5 10 16 11 10 10 12 9 16 17 22
Connecticut Big East 15 14 12 11 9 8 6 5 3 6 11 14 18 23 - - - - 23
Missouri Big 12 19 20 18 15 11 11 17 16 13 11 21 25 21 21 - - - - 24
Georgia SEC 16 18 17 - - - - - 20 20 19 15 17 20 22 21 25 21 25
School Conf 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
Alabama SEC 8 4 4 3 2 2 1 1 4 9 15 23 22 - - - - - -
Auburn SEC - - - - - - - - - - 24 - - - - - - - -
Cincinnati CUSA 23 23 21 - 23 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
College of Charleston Southern - - - - 25 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Gonzaga WCC 22 21 20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Indiana Big Ten 21 22 19 10 7 6 10 17 15 18 14 19 - - - - - - -
Louisiana State SEC - - - - - - 24 21 - 23 - - - - - - - - -
Michigan State Big Ten 9 9 9 21 21 15 15 14 25 - - - - - - - - - -
Minnesota Big Ten 24 24 24 20 - 25 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
North Carolina ACC - - - 12 22 23 22 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oklahoma State Big 12 - - - - - - - - - 24 13 9 11 13 16 16 20 23 -
Oregon Pac-10 11 10 10 7 5 5 11 9 12 22 23 22 - - - - - - -
Purdue Big Ten - - - - - - - - - - - - 24 - 24 - - - -
Saint Joseph's A-10 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 25 - - - 25 -
Texas Tech Big 12 - - - - - - - 25 23 - - - - - - - - - -
Tulsa WAC 25 25 22 19 17 22 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
UCLA Pac-10 14 15 14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
University of California Pac-10 - - - - - - - - - - 25 20 - 22 18 23 22 24 -
Utah MWC - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 23 22 - - -
Virginia ACC - - - 22 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Western Kentucky Sun Belt 20 19 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Season Leaders