Entertaining Facts About the 2003 Las Vegas Big Time Tourney

Entertaining Facts About the 2003 Las Vegas Big Time Tourney

Thursday, February 5

Entertaining Facts About the 2003 Las Vegas Big Time Tourney

Entertaining 2003 Big Time Tournament Stats:

400 Record number of teams in 2003

43 Record number of states represented in this year’s field

30 Record number of courts used

996 Record number of games played

6 Record number of teams from Canada

222 Record number of media registered

4,842 Record number of rostered players

825 Total NCAA Certified participating coaches

3 Total number of teams that were forced to play without coaches

on court (no coaches were certified by the NCAA in time)

5-1 Shortest player-Casey Baldwin, Wrecking Crew (Marysville HS, Ohio)

7-6 Tallest player-Jerry Sokolowski, Texas Blue Chip I (Prep School,

Dallas)

511 College coaches (NCAA or NJCAA) that checked in

24 NBA coaches or scouts that checked in

15 Record NCAA representatives monitoring event

39 Overtime games (33 1OT, 6 2OT) through the first 934 games

120 Basketballs

25 Athletic trainers

24 Statistics personnel

33 Administrative staff

245 Site workers

600 adidas staff T-shirts

100 adidas staff polo shirts

5,500 adidas Big Time official participant T-shirts

8,400 adidas Big Time official hot dogs consumed

24 Total hours needed to officially check in 400 teams

4 Average hours of sleep per night for key staff

7,200 Bottles of PowerAde consumed by teams, media and staff

2,400 Bottles of Dasini water consumed by teams, media and staff

12,000 Pounds of ice used

41,760 Feet of athletic tape used

129,046 Total points scored during tournament