2002–03 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team

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2002–03 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball
Big 12 Regular Season Champions
Conference Big 12 Conference North
Ranking
Coaches #2
AP #6
2002–03 record 30–8 (14–2 Big 12)
Head coach Roy Williams
Home arena Allen Fieldhouse
Seasons
« 2001–02 2003–04 »

The 2002–03 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team represented the University of Kansas in the 2002-03 NCAA Division I men's basketball season, which was the Jayhawks' 105th basketball season. The head coach was Roy Williams, who served his 15th and final year at KU. The team played its home games in Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas.

Recruiting[edit]

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Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Jeff Graves
PF
Lees Summit, Missouri Iowa Western Community College (IA) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 256 lb (116 kg) Jul 8, 2002 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Moulaye Niang
C
El Cajon, California Christian High School San Diego (CA) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 213 lb (97 kg) Oct 15, 2001 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A

Roster[edit]

Name # Position Height Weight Year Home Town
Nick Collison 4 Forward 6–9 255 Senior Iowa Falls, Iowa
Jeff Graves 42 Forward 6–9 255 Junior Lee's Summit, Missouri
Jeff Hawkins 1 Guard 5–11 175 Freshman Kansas City, Kansas
Kirk Hinrich 10 Guard 6–3 190 Senior Sioux City, Iowa
Keith Langford 5 Guard 6–4 205 Sophomore Fort Worth, Texas
Michael Lee 25 Guard 6–3 215 Sophomore Portland, Oregon
Aaron Miles 11 Guard 6–1 175 Sophomore Portland, Oregon
Christian Moody 34 Forward 6–7 205 Freshman Asheville, North Carolina
Bryant Nash 33 Forward 6–6 205 Junior Carrollton, Texas
Moulaye Niang 55 Forward 6–10 215 Freshman El Cajon, California
Brett Olson 3 Forward 6–7 220 Junior Chanute, Kansas
Wayne Simien 23 Forward 6–9 255 Sophomore Leavenworth, Kansas
Stephen Vinson 20 Guard 6–2 185 Freshman Lawrence, Kansas

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Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/4/2002* EA Sports All-Stars #2 Allen FieldhouseLawrence, KS W 111–94  16,000
11/12/2002* Washburn #2 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS W 101–66  16,150
Preseason NIT
11/19/2002* 8:00PM Holy Cross #2 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS ESPN W 81–57  16,300 1–0
11/22/2002* 6:00PM UNC Greensboro #2 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS ESPN2 W 105–66  16,300 2–0
11/27/2002* 8:00PM vs. North Carolina #2 Madison Square GardenNew York, NY ESPN L 56–67  10,758 2–1
11/29/2002* 5:30PM vs. #7 Florida #2 Madison Square Garden • New York, NY ESPN L 73–83  10,758 2–2
Regular season
12/4/2002* 7:00PM Central Missouri State #14 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS Jayhawk-TV W 97–70  16,300 3–2
12/7/2002* 2:30PM at #7 Oregon #14 Rose GardenPortland, OR CBS L 78–84  20,762 3–3
12/11/2002* 7:05PM at #17 Tulsa #20 Donald Reynolds CenterTulsa, OK Jayhawk-TV W 89–80  8,355 4–3
12/14/2002* 7:00PM Emporia State #20 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS Jayhawk-TV W 113–61  16,300 5–3
12/21/2002* 4:00PM UCLA #19 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS CBS W 87–70  16,300 6–3
12/28/2002* 2:30PM at California #19 Oakland ArenaOakland, CA
(Pete Newell Challenge)
ABC W 80–67  14,170 7–3
1/2/2003* 7:00PM UNC Asheville #18 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS Jayhawk-TV W 102–50  16,300 8–3
1/4/2003* 2:00PM vs. UMKC #18 Kemper ArenaKansas City, MO
(Feist Shootout)
Jayhawk-TV W 100–46  13,433 9–3
1/6/2003 8:00PM at Iowa State #14 James H. Hilton ColiseumAmes, IA ESPN W 83–54  12,084 10–3
1/11/2003 12:45PM Nebraska #14 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS Big 12 (ESPN+) W 92–59  16,300 11–3
1/15/2003* 8:00PM Wyoming #12 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS ESPN2 W 98–70  16,300 12–3
1/18/2003 7:00PM Kansas State #12 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS
(Sunflower Showdown)
Big 12 (ESPN+) W 81–64  16,300 13–3
1/22/2003 8:00PM at Colorado #6 Coors Events CenterBoulder, CO Big 12 (ESPN+) L 59–60  11,076 13–4
1/25/2003* 12:00PM #1 Arizona #6 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS CBS L 74–91  16,300 13–5
1/27/2003 8:00PM #3 Texas #12 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS ESPN W 90–87  16,300 14–5
2/1/2003 1:00PM Nebraska #12 Bob Devaney Sports CenterLincoln, NE ESPN W 81–51  13,054 15–5
2/3/2003 8:00PM #21 Missouri #12 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS
(Border War)
ESPN W 76–70  16,300 16–5
2/8/2003 12:45PM at Kansas State #12 Bramlage ColiseumManhattan, KS
(Sunflower Showdown)
Big 12 (ESPN+) W 82–64  13,340 17–5
2/11/2003 8:00PM at Baylor #9 Ferrell CenterWaco, TX Big 12 (ESPN+) W 79–58  8,758 18–5
2/16/2003 12:00PM Iowa State #9 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS Big 12 (ESPN+) W 70–51  16,300 19–5
2/19/2003 6:30PM Colorado #6 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS Big 12 (ESPN+) W 94–87  16,300 20–5
2/23/2003 3:00PM at #5 Oklahoma #6 Lloyd Noble CenterNorman, OK CBS L 70–77  12,543 20–6
2/26/2003 6:30PM Texas A&M #7 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS Big 12 (ESPN+) W 85–45  16,300 21–6
3/1/2003 12:00PM #16 Oklahoma State #7 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS ABC W 79–61  16,300 22–6
3/3/2003 8:00PM at Texas Tech #6 United Spirit ArenaLubbock, TX ESPN W 65–56  12,821 23–6
3/9/2003 1:00PM at Missouri #6 Hearnes CenterColumbia, MO
(Border War)
CBS W 79–74  13,611 24–6
Big 12 Tournament
3/14/2003 12:00PM vs. Iowa State #4 American Airlines CenterDallas, TX Big 12 (ESPN+) W 89–74  16,200 25–6
3/15/2003 1:00PM vs. Missouri #4 American Airlines Center • Dallas, TX Big 12 (ESPN+) L 63–68  19,100 25–7
NCAA Tournament
3/20/2003* 8:30PM vs. (15)Utah State #6(2) Ford CenterOklahoma City, OK CBS W 64–61  18,462 26–7
3/22/2003* 6:50PM vs. (10)Arizona State #6(2) Ford Center • Oklahoma City, OK CBS W 108–76  18,462 27–7
3/27/2003* 8:50PM vs. #7 (3)Duke #6(2) Arrowhead Pond of AnaheimAnaheim, CA CBS W 69–65  17,607 28–7
3/29/2003* 6:05PM vs. #2 (1)Arizona #6(2) Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim • Anaheim, CA CBS W 78–75  17,439 29–7
4/5/2003* 5:07PM vs. #9 (3)Marquette #6(2) Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA CBS W 94–61  54,432 30–7
4/7/2003* 8:18PM vs. #13 (3)Syracuse #6(2) Louisiana Superdome • New Orleans, LA CBS L 81–78  54,524 30–8
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll, NCAA tournament seeds shown in parenthesis. All times are in Central Standard Time.

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Rankings[edit]

Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17 Wk 18
AP 2 2 2 14 20 19 19 18 14 12 6 12 12 9 6 7 6 4 6
Coaches 2 *NP 2 13 19 18 19 17 14 12 6 13 11 10 6 7 6 4 2

*There was no coaches poll in week 1.

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