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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: Arizona ▪ AP Final #1: Kentucky

Conference Summary

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games ▪ 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 California-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 Centenary (LA)

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                
California Pac-10                     25 20   22 18 23 22 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                                
Utah MWC                             23 22      
Virginia ACC       22                              
Western Kentucky Sun Belt 20 19                                  

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