2002-03 Kentucky Wildcats Men's Basketball Team
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2002%E2%80%9303 Kentucky Wildcats Men's Basketball Team
2002-03 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball
Kentucky Wildcats logo (1984-2005).png
SEC regular season and Tournament champions
ConferenceSoutheast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 4
APNo. 1
2002-03 record32-4 (16-0 SEC)
Head coachTubby Smith (6th season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaRupp Arena
Seasons
← 2001-02
2003-04 →
2002-03 Southeastern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
#1 Kentucky + 16 0   1.000     32 4   .889
#10 Florida 12 4   .750     25 8   .758
#25 Georgia 11 5   .688     19 8   .704
Tennessee 9 7   .563     17 12   .586
South Carolina 5 11   .313     12 16   .429
Vanderbilt 3 13   .188     11 18   .379
West
#20 Mississippi State 9 7   .563     21 10   .677
Auburn 8 8   .500     22 12   .647
LSU 8 8   .500     21 11   .656
Alabama 7 9   .438     17 12   .586
Ole Miss 4 12   .250     14 15   .483
Arkansas 4 12   .250     9 19   .321
+ 2003 SEC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 2002-03 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team represented University of Kentucky. The head coach was Tubby Smith, who was in his sixth season as the Wildcats head coach. For the program, it was the 100th season of Kentucky Wildcats basketball. The team was a member of the Southeast Conference and played their home games at Rupp Arena.

Roster

Schedule and results

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-Conference Regular Season
*

W   1-0
(2,500)
*

L   1-1
(2,500)
*

W   2-1
(2,500)
*
W   3-1
(17,038)
*
W   4-1
(21,750)
*
W   5-1
(5,216)
*
L   5-2
(23,145)
*
W   6-2
(20,053)
*
L   6-3
(20,061)
*
W   7-3
(22,052)
*
W   8-3
(20,000)
*
W   9-3
(14,506)
Non-Conference Regular Season

W   10-3
(1-0)
(17,273)

W   11-3
(2-0)
(23,510)

W   12-3
(3-0)
(14,168)
*
W   13-3
(22,778)

W   14-3
(4-0)
(21,554)

W   15-3
(5-0)
(15,316)

W   16-3
(6-0)
(14,922)

W   17-3
(7-0)
(24,459)

W   18-3
(8-0)
(8,878)

W   19-3
(9-0)
(23,165)

W   20-3
(10-0)
(22,483)

W   21-3
(11-0)
(18,813)

W   22-3
(12-0)
(23,203)

W   23-3
(13-0)
(23,078)

W   24-3
(14-0)
(10,523)


W   25-3
(15-0)
(23,061)

W   26-3
(16-0)
(12,581)
2003 SEC Tournament


W   27-3
(18,510)


W   28-3
(21,427)


W   29-3
(22,054)
2003 NCAA Tournament


W   30-3
(17,484)


W   31-3
(17,484)


W   32-3
(28,168)


L   32-4
(28,383)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Awards and honors

Team players drafted into the NBA

Round Pick Player NBA Club
2 43 Keith Bogans Milwaukee Bucks

[2]

References

  1. ^ sports-reference.com 2002-03 Southeastern Conference Season Summary
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-20. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External links


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