2002–03 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men's basketball team

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2002–03 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men's basketball
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets logo.svg
NIT, Quarterfinals
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
2002–03 record16-15 (7-9 ACC)
Head coachPaul Hewitt (3rd season)
Home arenaMcCamish Pavilion
Seasons
2002–03 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#8 Wake Forest 13 3   .813     25 6   .806
#17 Maryland 11 5   .688     21 10   .677
#7 Duke 11 5   .688     26 7   .788
NC State 9 7   .563     18 13   .581
Georgia Tech 7 9   .438     16 15   .516
Virginia 6 10   .375     16 16   .500
North Carolina 6 10   .375     19 16   .543
Clemson 5 11   .313     15 13   .536
Florida State 4 12   .250     14 15   .483
2003 ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002–03 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men's basketball team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology in the 2002–03 season. Led by head coach Paul Hewitt and freshman forward Chris Bosh, the Jackets finished the regular season with a 14–13 record, before losing to North Carolina State in the 2003 ACC Tournament. Bosh averaged 15.6 points and 9 rebounds per game.[1] After accepting an invitation to the 2003 National Invitation Tournament, the Jackets made their way to the quarterfinals, where they fell to Texas Tech. Following the season, Bosh was selected as the fourth overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, which also included future teammates Dwyane Wade and LeBron James.[2][3]

Roster[edit]

  • Chris Bosh
  • Robert Brooks
  • B. J. Elder
  • David Ewing
  • Jarrett Jack
  • Marvin Lewis
  • Anthony McHenry
  • Isma'Il Muhammad
  • David Nelson
  • Ed Nelson
  • Jim Nystrom
  • Luke Schenscher
  • Theodis Tarver

Sources: [4] [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2002-03 Final Statistics". Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  2. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/schools/georgia-tech/2003-schedule.html
  3. ^ http://www.nba.com/history/draft/2003-draft/
  4. ^ "2003 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets". College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  5. ^ http://basketball.realgm.com/ncaa/conferences/Southeastern-Conference/8/Georgia-Tech/33/rosters/2003