March 9, 2003

Tournament Bracket in PDF Format
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Boston College and Connecticut along with Syracuse and Pittsburgh share their respective BIG EAST division championships at the conclusion of the regular season. Complete pairings are listed below, with the bracket attached as an Adobe PDF document.

The 2003 ConAgra Foods BIG EAST Men’s Basketball Championship is slated for Madison Square Garden in New York City for the 21st year this season.

2003 ConAgra Foods BIG EAST Men’s Basketball Championship

Wednesday, March 12 – First Round
Noon No. 4 West Notre Dame vs. No. 5 East St. John’s (ESPN)
2:00 p.m. No. 3 East Providence vs. No. 6 West West Virginia (ESPN)
7:00 p.m. No. 4 East Villanova vs. No. 5 West Georgetown (ESPN)
9:00 p.m. No. 3 West Seton Hall vs. No. 6 East Miami (ESPN)

Thursday, March 13 – Quarterfinals
Noon No. 1 East Boston College vs. West 4/East 5 Winner (ESPN2)
2:00 p.m. No. 2 West Pittsburgh vs. East 3/West 6 Winner (ESPN2)
7:00 p.m. No. 1 West Syracuse vs. East 4/West 5 Winner (ESPN2)
9:00 p.m. No. 2 East Connecticut vs. West 3/East 6 Winner (ESPN)

Friday, March 14 – Semifinals
7:00 p.m. Thursday Afternoon Winners (ESPN)
9:00 p.m. Thursday Evening Winners (ESPN)

Saturday, March 15 – Championship
8:00 p.m. Semifinal Winners (ESPN)

  • All times Eastern.