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2000-01 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 2000-01 Season

  • Head Coach: Dan Monson (2nd season)
  • Overall Record: 18-14
  • Conference Record: 5-11
  • Notes: The Hawaii-Pacific Thanksgiving Classic took place in Honalulu Hawaii.

2000-01 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
11/11/2000 Exhibition
Team Concept
W 96-56
11/14/2000 Exhibition
Yugoslavian Select
W 91-55
11/17/2000 North Carolina-Greensboro W 81-61
11/19/2000 Georgia W 77-74
11/24/2000 Hawaii-Pacific Classic
@ Hawaii-Pacific
W 86-75
11/25/2000 Hawaii-Pacific Classic
vs. Texas Christian
W 107-99
11/26/2000 Hawaii-Pacific Classic
vs. Georgetown
L 60-78
11/29/2000 Big Ten/ACC Challenge
@ Florida State
W 76-71
12/03/2000 Morris Brown W 64-53
12/07/2000 @ Marquette W 61-59 OT
12/09/2000 Bethune-Cookman W 93-70
12/12/2000 Louisiana Tech W 69-53
12/22/2000 Dartmouth W 81-62
12/28/2000 Nebraska W 74-70 OT
12/30/2000 Centenary W 93-59
01/03/2001 @ Illinois L 64-80
01/06/2001 Wisconsin W 54-49
01/13/2001 @ Ohio State L 72-75
01/17/2001 Purdue W 70-67
01/20/2001 Indiana W 78-74 OT
01/24/2001 Iowa L 74-87
01/27/2001 @ Purdue L 68-83
01/31/2001 @ Iowa L 55-64
02/03/2001 Ohio State L 66-73
02/06/2001 @ Northwestern W 66-59
02/11/2001 Michigan State L 83-94
02/14/2001 Penn State L 62-82
02/17/2001 @ Michigan W 93-75
02/21/2001 @ Wisconsin L 54-64
02/28/2001 @ Indiana L 53-89
03/04/2001 Illinois L 59-67
03/08/2001 Big Ten 1st Round
vs. Purdue
L 77-91
03/14/2001 NIT 1st Round
Villanova
W 87-78
03/19/2001 NIT 2nd Round
Tulsa
L 73-76 OT

2000-01 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Illinois 13-3 27-8
Michigan State 13-3 28-5
Ohio State 11-5 20-11
Indiana 10-6 21-13
Wisconsin 9-7 18-11
Iowa 7-9 23-12
Penn State 7-9 21-12
Purdue 6-10 17-15
Minnesota 5-11 18-14
Michigan 4-12 10-18
Northwestern 3-13 11-19

2000-01 Big Ten Tournament

First Round

#8 Purdue 91, #9 Minnesota 77
#7 Penn State 82, #10 Michigan 80
#6 Iowa 72, #11 Northwestern 55

Quarterfinals

#4 Indiana 64, #5 Wisconsin 52
#1 Illinois 83, #8 Purdue 66
#7 Penn State 65, #2 Michigan State 63
#6 Iowa 75, #3 Ohio State 66

Semifinals

#4 Indiana 58, #1 Illinois 56
#6 Iowa 94, #7 Penn State 74

Finals

#6 Iowa 63, #4 Indiana 61

2000-01 Gopher Basketball Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown (Last School)
40 Anderle, Matt F Jr 6-6 270 Roseville, MN (Mounds View)
41 Bauer, Mike F Fr* 6-8 205 Hastings, MN
21 Bennett, Travarus F Jr 6-7 205 Rosedale, MS (West Bolivar/SW Missouri State)
1 Bickerstaff, John-Blair F Sr 6-6 190 Denver, CO (East/Oregon State)
24 Bolden, Tyree F Fr 6-5 190 Milwaukee, WI (Juneau)
12 Burleson, Kevin G So* 6-3 190 Seattle, WA (O'Dea)
35 Chall, Randy F Fr 6-5 215 Forest Lake, MN
31 Esselink, Steve F So 6-6 191 Hills, MN (Hills-Beaver Creek/Augustana)
15 Fleming, Kerwin G Jr 6-3 180 Chicago, IL (Hillcrest/Kennedy King JC)
42 Hagen, Jeff C Fr 6-11 250 Minnetonka, MN (Hopkins)
5 Hokenson, Wade G Fr 5-9 160 Watertown, MN
30 Lorang, Justin G/F So 6-5 190 Worthington, MN
45 Rychart, Dusty F Jr* 6-7 210 Grand Rapids, MN
34 Schilling, Shane G/F So 6-6 200 Minnetonka, MN
23 Simmons, Terrance G Sr* 6-3 185 Haughton, LA (Haughton/Louisiana State)
33 Wildenborg, Ryan C So 6-11 260 Kirkland, WA (Juanita)

* Indicates a player who has used a redshirt season

2000-01 Final AP Poll

Team Record Pts
1. Duke (45) 29-4 1,701
2. Stanford (23) 28-2 1,674
3. Michigan State 24-4 1,537
4. Illinois 24-7 1,450
5. Arizona (1) 23-7 1,439
6. North Carolina 25-6 1,357
7. Boston College 26-4 1,264
8. Florida 23-6 1,236
9. Kentucky 22-9 1,133
10. Iowa State 25-5 1,113
11. Maryland 21-10 1,065
12. Kansas 24-6 903
13. Oklahoma 26-6 885
14. Mississippi 25-7 853
15. UCLA 21-8 753
16. Virginia 20-8 706
17. Syracuse 24-8 605
18. Texas 25-8 547
19. Notre Dame 19-9 305
20. Indiana 21-12 282
21. Georgetown 23-7 263
22. St. Joseph's (PA) 25-6 206
23. Wake Forest 19-10 178
24. Iowa 22-11 163
25. Wisconsin 18-10 145

2000-01 Final USA Today Poll

Team
1. Duke
2. Arizona
3. Michigan State
4. Maryland
5. Stanford
6. Illinois
7. Kansas
8. Kentucky
9. Mississippi
10. North Carolina
11. Boston College
12. UCLA
13. Florida
14. Southern California
15. Iowa State
16. Temple
17. Georgetown
18. Syracuse
19. Oklahoma
20. Gonzaga
21. Virginia
22. Cincinnati
23. Notre Dame
24. St. Joseph's (PA)
25. Penn State

Final Four

Semifinals

Arizona 80, Michigan State 61
Duke 95, Maryland 84

Finals

Duke 82, Arizona 72