2003–04 WNBL season

The 2003–04 WNBL season was the 24th season of competition since its establishment in 1981. A total of 8 teams contested the league.

2003–04 WNBL season
LeagueWomen's National Basketball League
SportBasketball
DurationOctober 2003 – February 2004
Number of teams8
TV partner(s)ABC
Regular season
Top seedDandenong Rangers
Season MVPLauren Jackson (Canberra Capitals)
Top scorerLauren Jackson (Canberra Capitals)
Finals
ChampionsDandenong Rangers
  Runners-upSydney Uni Flames
Finals MVPEmily McInerny (Rangers)
WNBL seasons

Broadcast rights were held by free-to-air network ABC. ABC broadcast one game a week, at 1:00PM at every standard time in Australia.

Molten provided equipment including the official game ball, with Hoop2Hoop supplying team apparel.

Team standingsEdit

# WNBL Championship Ladder
Team W L PCT GP
1 Dandenong Rangers 17 4 80.0 21
2 Sydney Uni Flames 13 8 62.0 21
3 Adelaide Lightning 13 8 62.0 21
4 Canberra Capitals 13 8 62.0 21
5 Townsville Fire 12 9 57.0 21
6 Bulleen Boomers 7 9 52.0 21
7 AIS 5 16 24.0 21
8 Perth Lynx 0 21 0.00 21

FinalsEdit

Semi-finals Preliminary final Grand final
1 Dandenong Rangers 85
2 Sydney Uni Flames 68
Sydney Uni Flames 65 Dandenong Rangers 63
Adelaide Lightning 61 Sydney Uni Flames 53
3 Adelaide Lightning 72
4 Canberra Capitals 63 Key: Winning team advances Losing team advances

Season award winnersEdit

Award Winner Team
Most Valuable Player Award Lauren Jackson Canberra Capitals
Grand Final MVP Award Emily McInerny Dandenong Rangers
Rookie of the Year Award Kathleen MacLeod AIS
Defensive Player of the Year Award Emily McInerny Dandenong Rangers
Coach of the Year Award Gary Fox Dandenong Rangers
Top Shooter Award Lauren Jackson Canberra Capitals
All-Star Five Jodie Datson; Jacinta Hamilton; Shelley Hammonds (2) ; Belinda Snell (2) ; Lauren Jackson (6)

Statistics leadersEdit

Category Player Team GP Totals Average
Points Per Game Lauren Jackson Canberra Capitals 14 391 27.9
Rebounds Per Game Lauren Jackson Canberra Capitals 14 193 13.8
Assists Per Game Emily McInerny Dandenong Rangers 21 84 4.0
Steals Per Game Katrina Hibbert
Emily McInerny
Gina Stevens
Bulleen Boomers
Dandenong Rangers
Townsville Fire
21 42 2.0
Blocks per game Lauren Jackson Canberra Capitals 14 34 2.4
Field Goal % Rachel Warren AIS 15 (35/64) 54.7%
Three-Point Field Goal % Shelley Hammonds Sydney Uni Flames 20 (18/39) 46.2%
Free Throw % Jessica Bibby Dandenong Rangers 21 (41/47) 87.2%

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20141227122005/http://www.wnbl.com.au/fileadmin/user_upload/Media_Guide/12284_BASKAUST_WNBL_MEDIA_GUIDE_2014-15_BACK.pdf