2003–04 Oklahoma State Cowboys basketball team

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2003-04 Oklahoma State Cowboys basketball
Big 12 Regular Season Champions
Big 12 Tournament Champions
Final Four vs. Georgia Tech, L, 65-67
Conference Big 12 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #4
AP #4
2003-04 record 31-4 (14-2 Big 12)
Head coach Eddie Sutton
Assistant coach Sean Sutton
Assistant coach Glynn Cyprien
Assistant coach James Dickey
Home arena Gallagher-Iba Arena
Seasons
« 2002-03 2004-05 »

The 2003–04 Oklahoma State Cowboys men's basketball team represents Oklahoma State University in the 2003-04 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The team was led by 14th-year head coach Eddie Sutton. In 2002–03, the Cowboys finished 22-10 (10-6 in the Big 12 Conference).

Preseason[edit]

Four transfers became eligible to play for the Cowboys this season. Joey and Stevie Graham transferred from the University of Central Florida, Daniel Bobik transferred from BYU, and John Lucas III transferred from Baylor University but did not have to sit out the required year after the Baylor University basketball scandal.

Regular season[edit]

The Cowboys won their first four games before traveling to BYU and take on Daniel Bobik's former team and Rafael Araújo, who gave the Cowboys their first setback of the year. After six more consecutive wins, OSU lost in a blowout in their first conference game against Bob Knight's Texas Tech Red Raiders in Lubbock. The Cowboys then won eleven straight conference games before falling in double overtime to the Missouri. Oklahoma State won the regular season conference champtionship finishing with a record of 14-2.

Postseason[edit]

Oklahoma State followed up their regular season Big 12 Conference championship with the tournament championship. OSU received a #2 seed in the East Regional where it defeated the #1 seed St. Joseph's University in the regional final with the game-winning shot coming from John Lucas III. At the Final Four, the Cowboys fell to Georgia Tech on a last-second shot from Will Bynum.

Roster[edit]

No. Position Year Player
0 United States F Jr Tremaine Fuqua
4 South Africa C Jr Frans Steyn
5 United States G/F Fr Marcus Dove
13 Nigeria G Jr Guy Ikpah
14 United States F Jr Joey Graham
15 United States G Sr John Lucas
16 United States G So Kenneth Meek
20 United States G Jr Daniel Bobik
21 United States G Jr Stephen Graham
No. Position Year Player
23 United States F Sr Ivan McFarlin
24 United States G Sr Tony Allen
25 United States G Sr Janavor Weatherspoon
32 United States F Fr David Monds
33 United States F Sr Jason Miller
35 United States G Fr Brandon Elliott
42 United States F Jr Terrence Crawford


Big 12 Conference standings[edit]

# Team Conference Pct. Overall Pct.
1 Oklahoma State
14-2
.875
31-4
.886
2 Texas
12-4
.750
25-8
.758
3 Kansas
12-4
.750
24-9
.727
4 Colorado
10-6
.625
18-11
.621
5 Texas Tech
9-7
.563
23-11
.676
6 Missouri
9-7
.563
16-14
.533
7 Oklahoma
8-8
.500
20-11
.645
8 Iowa State
7-9
.438
20-13
.606
9 Kansas State
6-10
.375
14-14
.500
10 Nebraska
6-10
.375
18-13
.580
11 Baylor
3-13
.188
8-21
.276
12 Texas A&M
0-16
.000
7-21
.250

Schedule[edit]

Big 12 Standing: 1st [1]
Date Opponent* Rank* Location Time# Result Overall Conference
Exhibition Games
November 12, 2003 Athletes First #25 Stillwater, OK 7:00 p.m. W 90-82 1–0
November 17, 2003 EA Sports #25 Stillwater, OK 7:05 p.m. W 95-73 2–0
Regular Season Games
November 21, 2003 Northwestern State #25 Stillwater, OK 7:05 p.m. W 90-62 1-0
November 26, 2003 Colorado State #24 Tulsa, OK 7:05 p.m. W 82-49 2-0
November 29, 2003 Pepperdine #24 Stillwater, OK 7:05 p.m. W 84-82 3-0
December 3, 2003 Texas-San Antonio #25 Stillwater, OK 7:05 p.m. W 83-53 4-0
December 6, 2003 Brigham Young #25 Salt Lake City, UT 4:08 p.m. L 76-71 4-1
December 16, 2003 Southeastern Oklahoma State Stillwater, OK 7:05 p.m. W 93-46 5-1
December 20, 2003 Arkansas Fayetteville, AR 4:05 p.m. W 73-58 6-1
December 22, 2003 Texas–Pan American Stillwater, OK 7:05 p.m. W 96-61 7-1
December 30, 2003 Samford Stillwater, OK 7:05 p.m. W 65-50 8-1
January 3, 2004 Southern Methodist Oklahoma City, OK 6:35 p.m. W 89-54 9-1
January 6, 2004 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Stillwater, OK 7:05 p.m. W 84-52 10-1
January 10, 2004 Texas Tech Lubbock, TX 3:00 p.m. L 62-83 10-2 0-1
January 14, 2004 #11 Oklahoma Stillwater, OK 7:04 p.m. W 77-56 11-2 1-1
January 17, 2004 Kansas State Manhattan, KS 6:04 p.m. W 57-56 12-2 2-1
January 21, 2004 Colorado #24 Stillwater, OK 7:05 p.m. W 71-62 13-2 3-1
January 24, 2004 #16 Texas #24 Austin, TX 3:00 p.m. W 72-67 14-2 4-1
January 31, 2004 #13 Texas Tech #18 Stillwater, OK 8:04 p.m. W 70-66 15-2 5-1
February 3, 2004 Texas A&M #13 College Station, TX 7:05 p.m. W 91-79 16-2 6-1
February 7, 2004 Iowa State #13 Ames, IA 12:47 p.m. W 88-67 17-2 7-1
February 9, 2004 #12 Kansas #10 Stillwater, OK 8:05 p.m. W 80-60 18-2 8-1
February 14, 2004 Baylor #10 Stillwater, OK 3:03 p.m. W 91-58 19-2 9-1
February 16, 2004 Oklahoma #7 Norman, OK 8:05 p.m. W 65-52 20-2 10-1
February 21, 2004 Nebraska #7 Stillwater, OK 7:00 p.m. W 87-83 21-2 11-1
February 24, 2004 Missouri #6 Columbia, MO 7:04 p.m. L 92-93 21-3 11-2
February 28, 2004 Baylor #6 Waco, TX 3:03 p.m. W 72-65 22-3 12-2
March 1, 2004 #10 Texas #8 Stillwater, OK 8:05 p.m. W 76-67 23-3 13-2
March 6, 2004 Texas A&M #8 Stillwater, OK 12:47 p.m. W 70-41 24-3 14-2
Big 12 Conference Tournament
March 12, 2004 Iowa State #7 Dallas, TX 12:07 p.m. W 83-75 25-3 14-2
March 12, 2004 Texas Tech #7 Dallas, TX 1:07 p.m. W 82-77 26-3 14-2
March 12, 2004 #11 Texas #7 Dallas, TX 2:15 p.m. W 65-49 27-3 14-2
NCAA Tournament
March 19, 2004 Eastern Washington #4 Kansas City, MO 2:22 p.m. W 75-56 28-3 14-2
March 21, 2004 #24 Memphis #4 Kansas City, MO 1:20 p.m. W 70-53 29-3 14-2
March 25, 2004 #9 Pittsburgh #4 East Rutherford, NJ 7:27 p.m. W 63-51 30-3 14-2
March 27, 2004 #5 St. Joseph's #4 East Rutherford, NJ 7:05 p.m. W 64-62 31-3 14-2
April 3, 2004 #14 Georgia Tech #4 San Antonio, TX 5:07 p.m. L 65-67 31-4 11-2
*Rank according to AP Top 25 Poll. #All times are in CST. Conference games in bold.

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Round Pick Player NBA Club
1 16 Joey Graham Toronto Raptors

[1]

Round Pick Player NBA Club
1 25 Tony Allen Boston Celtics

[2]

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