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2003 NCAA Division I Men's
Ice Hockey Tournament
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2003 Frozen Four logo
Season 2002–03
Teams 16
Finals Site HSBC Arena
Buffalo, New York
Champions Minnesota (5th title, 11th title game,
18th Frozen Four)
Runner-Up New Hampshire (2nd title game,
7th Frozen Four)
Semifinalists Cornell (7th Frozen Four)
Michigan (22nd Frozen Four)
Winning Coach Don Lucia (2nd title)
MOP Thomas Vanek Minnesota
NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournaments
← 2002  2004 →

The 2003 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament involved 16 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college ice hockey. It began on March 28, 2003, and ended with the championship game on April 12. A total of 15 games were played.

The University of Minnesota, coached by Don Lucia, won their fifth NCAA title (7th overall) with a 5-1 victory in the final game over the University of New Hampshire, coached by Dick Umile.

Minnesota forward Thomas Vanek was named the Frozen Four's Most Outstanding Player.

Game locationsEdit

First round and regional finalsEdit

Frozen FourEdit

TeamsEdit

East RegionalEdit

Seed Team Conference Coach
1 Cornell ECAC Mike Schafer  
2 Boston College    Hockey East Jerry York
3 Ohio State CCHA John Markell
4 Minnesota State WCHA Troy Jutting

Midwest RegionalEdit

Seed Team Conference Coach
1 Colorado College WCHA Scott Owens
2 Maine Hockey East Tim Whitehead
3 Michigan CCHA Red Berenson
4 Wayne State CHA Bill Wilkinson
 

Northeast RegionalEdit

Seed Team Conference Coach
1 New Hampshire Hockey East     Dick Umile
2 Boston University Hockey East Jack Parker
3 Harvard ECAC Mark Mazzoleni
4 St. Cloud State WCHA Craig Dahl

West RegionalEdit

Seed Team Conference Coach
1 Minnesota WCHA Don Lucia
2 Ferris State CCHA Bob Daniels
3 North Dakota       WCHA Dean Blais
4 Mercyhurst Atlantic Hockey Rick Gotkin

BracketsEdit

East RegionalEdit

  First round
March 29
Regional Finals
March 30
                 
1 Cornell 5  
4 Minnesota State 2  
    1 Cornell 2**
  2 Boston College 1
2 Boston College 1
3 Ohio State 0  

Northeast RegionalEdit

  First round
March 28
Regional Finals
March 29
                 
1 New Hampshire 5  
4 St. Cloud State 2  
    1 New Hampshire 3
  2 Boston University 0
2 Boston University 6
3 Harvard 4  

Midwest RegionalEdit

  First round
March 29
Regional Finals
March 30
                 
1 Colorado College 4  
4 Wayne State 2  
    1 Colorado College 3
  3 Michigan 5
2 Maine 1
3 Michigan 2  

West RegionalEdit

  First round
March 28
Regional Finals
March 29
                 
1 Minnesota 9  
4 Mercyhurst 2  
    1 Minnesota 7
  2 Ferris State 4
2 Ferris State 5
3 North Dakota 2  

Frozen FourEdit

  Semifinals
April 10
National Championship
April 12
                 
E1 Cornell 2  
NE1 New Hampshire 3  
    NE1 New Hampshire 1
  W1 Minnesota 5
MW3 Michigan 2
W1 Minnesota 3*  

* Overtime
** Double Overtime

Record by conferenceEdit

Conference # of Bids Record Win % Regional Finals Frozen Four Championship Game Champions
WCHA 5 5-3 .625 2 1 1 1
Hockey East 4 5-4 .556 3 1 1 -
CCHA 3 3-3 .500 2 1 - -
ECAC Hockey 2 2-2 .500 1 1 - -
Atlantic Hockey 1 0-1 .000 - - - -
CHA 1 0-1 .000 - - - -

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