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2003 Horizon League Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2003 Horizon League Men's Basketball Tournament took place at the end of the 2002–03 regular season. The better seed hosted each first round match. Milwaukee hosted the second round, semifinals, and championship game.

2003 Horizon League Men's Basketball Tournament
Horizon League 2003 Mens Basketball tournament logo.gif
ClassificationDivision I
Season2002–03
Teams9[1]
First round sitecampus sites
Quarterfinals siteU.S. Cellular Arena
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Semifinals siteU.S. Cellular Arena
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Finals siteU.S. Cellular Arena
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
ChampionsMilwaukee (1st title)
Winning coachBruce Pearl (1st title)
MVPClay Tucker (Milwaukee)
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SeedsEdit

All Horizon League schools played in the tournament. Teams were seeded by 2002–03 Horizon League season record, with a tiebreaker system to seed teams with identical conference records. The top 2 teams received a bye to the semifinals and the third seed received a bye to the quarterfinals.

BracketEdit

First Round
Tuesday, March 4
Second Round
Friday, March 7
Semifinals
Saturday, March 8
Championship
Tuesday, March 11
     
             
             
          1 Butler 58  
4 Loyola 69       5 Detroit 55  
9 Cleveland State 57     4 Loyola 84  
5 Detroit 78     5 Detroit 98  
8 Wright State 61       1 Butler 52
          2 Milwaukee 69
             
             
          2 Milwaukee 75  
          3 UIC 73  
        3 UIC 79      
6 Green Bay 61     7 Youngstown State 59      
7 Youngstown State 65  

First round games at campus sites of higher seeds
Second round and semifinals hosted by the top seed. Championship hosted by best remaining seed

ReferencesEdit