1999–2000 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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1999–2000 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
University of Wisconsin Waving W.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1999–2000 record 22–14 (8–8 Big Ten)
Head coach Dick Bennett
Home arena Kohl Center
Seasons
« 1998–99 2000–01 »
1999–2000 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 Michigan State 13 3   .813     32 7   .821
#25 Purdue 12 4   .750     24 10   .706
#21 Illinois 11 5   .688     22 10   .688
#22 Indiana 10 6   .625     20 9   .690
Wisconsin 8 8   .500     22 14   .611
Iowa 6 10   .375     14 16   .467
Michigan 6 10   .375     15 14   .517
Penn State 5 11   .313     19 16   .543
Minnesota 4 12   .250     12 16   .429
Northwestern 0 16   .000     5 25   .167
#8 Ohio State* 5 1   .833     11 3   .786
2000 Big Ten Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll
*Ohio State: 14 reg. season games; 2 NCAA Tourn. games vacated due to sanctions against the program
Disputed record: Ohio State-(23-7)(13-3)


The 1999–2000 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison. The head coach was Dick Bennett, coaching his fifth season with the Badgers. The team played their home games at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wisconsin and is a member of the Big Ten Conference.

Roster[edit]

1999–2000 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G 2 Davis, TravonTravon Davis 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Summit, IL
F 5 Linton, MauriceMaurice Linton 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Calumet City, IL
G 10 Bryant, JonJon Bryant 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sr Plymouth, MN
G 13 Duany, DuanyDuany Duany 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr Bloomington, IN
F 15 Kowske, AndyAndy Kowske 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Jr Brookfield, WI
G 20 Penney, KirkKirk Penney 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Fr Auckland
F 21 Smith, RobertRobert Smith 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS Jr Madison, WI
G 22 Kelley, MikeMike Kelley 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Menomonee Falls, WI
G 24 Owens, FreddieFreddie Owens 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Milwaukee, WI
F/C 30 Mader, DaveDave Mader 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Fr Appleton, WI
G 32 Boone, RoyRoy Boone 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Madison, WI
F 40 Wills, CharlieCharlie Wills 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) RS So Angola, IN
F 42 Swartz, JulianJulian Swartz 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Waukesha, WI
F 44 Faust, EricEric Faust 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS So Arlington Heights, IL
F 50 Vershaw, MarkMark Vershaw 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Jr East Peoria, IL
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2014-1-13

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Record
Regular Season
11/12/1999* vs. #9 Missouri Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY
(NABC Classic)
W 66–55  1–0
11/13/1999* at #17 Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY
(NABC Classic)
L 49–68  1–1
11/20/1999* Ball State Kohl CenterMadison, WI W 60–50  2–1
11/23/1999* at UW–Milwaukee Klotsche CenterMilwaukee, WI W 69–49  3–1
11/30/1999* at Wake Forest LJVM ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC
(ACC–Big Ten Challenge)
L 48–67  3–2
12/03/1999* Rhode Island Kohl Center • Madison, WI W 66–43  4–2
12/07/1999* #10 Texas Kohl Center • Madison, WI W 61–45  5–2
12/08/1999* UW–Green Bay Kohl Center • Madison, WI W 55–34  6–2
12/11/1999* at South Florida USF Sun DomeTampa, FL L 63–66  6–3
12/14/1999* at Northern Illinois Chick Evans Field HouseDeKalb, IL L 51–55  6–4
12/23/1999* Marquette Kohl Center • Madison, WI W 86–74  7–4
12/29/1999* #17 Temple Kohl Center • Madison, WI W 62–44  8–4
1/05/2000 at #10 Indiana Assembly HallBloomington, IN L 67–71  8–5 (1–0)
1/08/2000 #19 Illinois Kohl Center • Madison, WI W 63–59  9–5 (1–1)
1/13/2000 #17 Ohio State Kohl Center • Madison, WI L 51–53  9–6 (1–2)
1/15/2000 at Purdue Mackey ArenaWest Lafayette, IN L 52–63  9–7 (1–3)
1/19/2000 at Penn State Bryce Jordan CenterUniversity Park, PA L 61–76  9–8 (1–4)
1/22/2000 Minnesota Kohl Center • Madison, WI W 85–53  10–8 (2–4)
1/26/2000 Purdue Kohl Center • Madison, WI W 55–45  11–8 (3–4)
1/29/2000 Iowa Kohl Center • Madison, WI L 55–61  11–9 (3–5)
2/02/2000 at #5 Ohio State Value City ArenaColumbus, OH L 48–51  11–10 (3–6)
2/05/2000 at Minnesota Williams ArenaMinneapolis, MN W 66–64  12–10 (4–6)
2/12/2000 #6 Michigan State Kohl Center • Madison, WI L 44–61  12–11 (4–7)
2/16/2000 Michigan Kohl Center • Madison, WI W 75–59  13–11 (5–7)
2/19/2000 at #6 Michigan State Breslin Student Events CenterEast Lansing, MI L 54–59  13–12 (5–8)
2/23/2000 at Iowa Carver–Hawkeye ArenaIowa City, IA W 54–45  14–12 (6–8)
3/01/2000 at Northwestern Welsh-Ryan ArenaEvanston, IL W 62–46  15–12 (7–8)
3/05/2000 #14 Indiana Kohl Center • Madison, WI W 56–53  16–12 (8–8)
Big Ten Tournament
3/09/2000 vs. Northwestern United CenterChicago, IL
(Big Ten Tournament - Opening Round)
W 51–41  17–12
3/10/2000 vs. #22 Purdue United Center • Chicago, IL
(Big Ten Tournament - Quarterfinals)
W 51–41  18–12
3/11/2000 vs. #5 Michigan State United Center • Chicago, IL
(Big Ten Tournament - Semifinals)
L 46–55  18–13
NCAA Tournament
3/16/2000* vs. #(9 seed) Fresno State #(8 seed) Jon M. Huntsman CenterSalt Lake City, UT
(NCAA Tournament - First Round)
W 66–56  19–13
3/18/2000* vs. #4 (1 seed) Arizona #(8 seed) Jon M. Huntsman Center • Salt Lake City, UT
(NCAA Tournament - Second Round)
W 66–59  20–13
3/23/2000* vs. #10 (4 seed) LSU #(8 seed) The PitAlbuquerque, NM
(NCAA Tournament - Regional Semifinals)
W 61–48  21–13
3/25/2000* vs. #25 (6 seed) Purdue #(8 seed) The Pit • Albuquerque, NM
(NCAA Tournament - Regional Finals)
W 64–60  22–13
4/01/2000* vs. #2 (1 seed) Michigan State #(8 seed) RCA DomeIndianapolis, IN
(NCAA Tournament - National Semifinals)
L 41–53  22–14
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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