Team Matchups

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MARCH 17, 2003

Norman, 27-6.
Nickname: Sooners.
Coach: Kelvin Sampson.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 1.
Bid: Big 12 champion.
Tournament Record: 28-21, 21 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2002.
Conference: Big 12.
Top Scorers: Hollis Price 19.7; Ebi Ere 13.3; Kevin Bookout 9.4.
Top Rebounders: Kevin Bookout 6.2; Jabahri Brown 5.3; Johnnie Gilbert 4.9; Ebi Ere 4.6.
Top Assists: Quannas White 4.1; Hollis Price 2.8; Ebi Ere 2.0.
3-point threats: Hollis Price 88; Quannas White 47; Ebi Ere 43.
Last Ten: 8-2.

Syracuse, N.Y., 27-5.
Nickname: Orangemen.
Coach: Jim Boeheim.
Region: East.
Seed: No. 3.
Bid: At large.
Tournament Record: 40-28, 27 years.
Last NCAA Appearance: 2001.
Conference: Big East.
Top Scorers: Carmelo Anthony 22.7; Hakim Warrick 15.3; Gerry McNamara 13.3; Kueth Duany 11.8.
Top Rebounders: Carmelo Anthony 10.0; Hakim Warrick 9.1; Jeremy McNeil 4.1.
Top Assists: Gerry McNamara 4.6; Billy Edelin 2.5; Kueth Duany 2.3; Carmelo Anthony 2.1.
3-point threats: Gerry McNamara 67; Carmelo Anthony 46; Kueth Duany 37.
Last Ten: 8-2.



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