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2003 America East Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2003 America East Men's Basketball Tournament was hosted by the Boston University Terriers at Walter Brown Arena . The final was held at Case Gym on the campus of Boston University. Vermont gained its first ever America East Championship and an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament with its win over Boston University. Vermont was given the 16th seed in the West Regional of the NCAA Tournament and lost in the first round to Arizona 80–51. Boston University gained a bid to the NIT and lost in the first round to St. John's 73–57.

2003 America East Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season2002–03
ChampionsVermont (1 title)
Winning coachTom Brennan (1 title)
MVPMatt Sheftic (Vermont)
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2002–03 America East Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Boston University 13 3   .813     20 11   .645
Vermont 11 5   .688     21 12   .636
Hartford 10 6   .625     16 13   .552
Binghamton 9 7   .563     14 13   .519
Maine 8 8   .500     14 16   .467
Northeastern 8 8   .500     16 15   .516
Stony Brook 7 9   .438     13 15   .464
Albany 3 13   .188     7 21   .250
New Hampshire 3 13   .188     5 23   .179
2003 America East Tournament winner

Bracket and ResultsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
1 Boston U. 75
8 New Hampshire 61
1 Boston U. 71
5 Northeastern 61
4 Maine 68
5 Northeastern 71
1 Boston U. 55
2 Vermont 56
3 Hartford 59
6 Stony Brook 47
3 Hartford 51
2 Vermont 67
2 Vermont 81
7 UAlbany 62

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