2002-03: Otterbein: Sr-----International Basketball * International basketball history from 2000-2001. International Regular Season Stats - Per Game. January 19, 2018 Nothing lost in translation for Gibbs Jeff Gibbs was an undersized, overpowering forward who pushed Otterbein to the 2002 Division III national championship. Otterbein put an appropriate ending to a superb 2001-2002 basketball season by winning the NCAA Division III men’s national championship.
The field contained sixty-four teams, and each program was allocated to one of four sectionals. High School. Season Team The 2002 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament was the 28th annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champions of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men's Division III collegiate basketball in the United States.. Height Years later he's still grabbing boards and blocking shots in Japan.  Position. He left Otterbein as the leading rebounder (1496) and fifth all-time leading scorer (1924). We check in with Division III basketball's version of Charles Barkley in Around the Nation.
The Cardinals, who won both the Ohio Athletic Conference regular season and tournament titles, rode the strong performances of seniors Jeff Gibbs and Kevin Shay to win five tournament games. 2002-2003 Men's Basketball BACK Jersey Number.
As a senior, Gibbs averaged 23.5 points, 16.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 2.4 blocks and 2.3 steals a contest  en route to capturing the 2002 NCAA Division III championship,  while earning NABC NCAA Division III Player of the Year honors  and making the D3hoops.com All-America First Team. Hometown.
Otterbein, who won the 2001 OAC Championships, finished the 2002 regular season 9-0 in conference play. The final 14 minutes proved to be the difference, however, as Otterbein ran away with its first national title by ouscoring the Blue Jays 48-18 down the stretch for a 102-83 victory.