2000–01 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball team

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2000–01 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball
BB&T Classic Champions
NCAA Tournament, Final Four
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches #4
AP #11
2000–01 record 25–11 (10–6 ACC)
Head coach Gary Williams
Assistant coach Billy Hahn
Dave Dickerson
Jimmy Patsos
Home arena Cole Field House
Seasons
« 1999–00 2001–02 »

The 2000–2001 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball team represented the University of Maryland in the 2000-2001 college basketball season as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The team was led by head coach Gary Williams and played their home games at the Cole Field House. They were the first team to reach the Final Four in school history.

Pre-Season[edit]

Accolades[edit]

Team
ESPN/USA Today ranked No. 7
AP ranked No. 5 [1]

Terence Morris
Naismith Award Player of the Year candidate
Wooden Award Player of the Year candidate
Playboy First Team All-American

Lonny Baxter, Juan Dixon
Naismith Award Player of the Year candidate
Wooden Award Player of the Year candidate

Roster[edit]

2000–01 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G/F 1 Mouton, ByronByron Mouton 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Rayne, Louisiana
G 3 Dixon, JuanJuan Dixon 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 164 lb (74 kg) Jr Baltimore, Maryland
G 4 Badu, EarlEarl Badu 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Jr Baltimore, Maryland
G 11 McCall, CalvinCalvin McCall 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Orlando, Florida
G 12 Nicholas, DrewDrew Nicholas 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 160 lb (73 kg) So Hampstead, New York
G/F 15 Miller, DannyDanny Miller 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Mt. Holly, New Jersey
F 21 Cephas, LaRonLaRon Cephas 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 217 lb (98 kg) Sr Wilmington, Delaware
G 25 Blake, SteveSteve Blake 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 160 lb (73 kg) So Miami Lakes, Florida
F/C 33 Mardesich, MikeMike Mardesich 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 244 lb (111 kg) Sr Boston, Massachusetts
F/C 35 Baxter, LonnyLonny Baxter 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Jr Silver Spring, Maryland
C 40 Slaninka, MattMatt Slaninka 7 ft 4 in (2.24 m) 257 lb (117 kg) RS Fr Olney, Maryland
F 44 Morris, TerenceTerence Morris 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 221 lb (100 kg) Sr Frederick, Maryland
F 45 Holden, TahjTahj Holden 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 247 lb (112 kg) So Red Bank, New Jersey
F/C 54 Wilcox, ChrisChris Wilcox 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Whiteville, North Carolina
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2000-03-19

Season Recap[edit]

Accolades[edit]

Juan Dixon
1st Team All-Acc
Lonny Baxter
NCAA West Regional MVP
2nd Team All-ACC

Schedule[edit]

Date Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (Attendance)
Exhibition
11/03/00* #6 Basketball Travelers W 110-77   20 - Baxter, Dixon   10 - Baxter   11 - Blake  Cole Field House (12,206)
11/15/00* #6 California All-Stars W 91-55   21 - Dixon   7 - Baxter, Morris   7 - Blake  Cole Field House (11,150)
Regular season
11/20/00* #6 vs. Louisville
(Maui Invitational)
W 95-73  1-0  24 - Morris   9 - Morris   9 - Blake  Lahaina Civic Center (2,500)
11/21/00* #6 vs. #8 Illinois
(Maui Invitational)
L 90-80  1-1  24 - Morris   9 - Morris   9 - Blake  Lahaina Civic Center (2,500)
11/22/00* #6 vs. Dayton
(Maui Invitational)
L 77-71  1-2  20 - Baxter   6 - Baxter, Morris   6 - Blake, Nicholas  Lahaina Civic Center (2,500)
11/29/00* #13 at #23 Wisconsin
(ACC – Big Ten Challenge)
L 78-75 OT 1-3  14 - Mouton   7 - Dixon   7 - Blake  Bradley Center (7,157)
12/02/00* #13 vs. Michigan
(BB&T Classic)
W 82-51  2-3  19 - Dixon   7 - Mardesich   5 - Blake  MCI Center (16,681)
12/03/00* #13 vs. George Washington
(BB&T Classic)
W 71-63  3-3  17 - Mouton   7 - Morris   6 - Blake  MCI Center (16,826)
12/06/00* #19 Stony Brook W 107-59  4-3  19 - Baxter, Dixon, Mouton   7 - Baxter   13 - Blake  Cole Field House (13,206)
12/09/00* #19 Penn W 87-81  5-3  23 - Dixon   8 - Baxter   3 - Blake, Mouton  The Palestra (8,722)
12/13/00* #20 UMBC W 93-67  6-3  23 - Dixon   12 - Baxter   10 - Blake  Cole Field House (13,021)
12/23/00* #20 Norfolk State W 123-79  7-3  32 - Baxter   8 - Blake, Morris   9 - Blake  Cole Field House (13,687)
12/27/00* #18 Chicago State W 117-55  8-3  24 - Dixon   8 - Morris   12 - Blake  Cole Field House (13,506)
12/30/00* #18 Maryland Eastern Shore W 105-53  9-3  28 - Mouton   8 - Baxter   8 - Blake  Cole Field House (13,107)
01/02/01 #17 at Clemson W 104-92  10-3 (1-0)  26 - Morris   4 - Baxter, Blake   6 - Blake, Nicholas  Littlejohn Coliseum (7,500)
01/06/01 #17 Georgia Tech W 93-80  11-3 (2-0)  28 - Dixon   13 - Morris   9 - Blake  Cole Field House (14,500)
01/10/01 #14 #9 North Carolina L 86-83  11-4 (2-1)  22 - Dixon   12 - Morris   5 - Morris  Cole Field House (14,500)
01/14/01 #14 at Florida State W 76-55  12-4 (3-1)  19 - Dixon   14 - Morris   4 - Nicholas  Leon County Civic Center (6,899)
01/17/01 #12 #10 Wake Forest W 81-71  13-4 (4-1)  30 - Dixon   15 - Baxter   4 - Blake  Cole Field House (14,500)
01/21/2001 #12 at NC State W 75-61  14-4 (5-1)  20 - Morris   10 - Morris   7 - Miller  Entertainment and Sports Arena (12)
01/27/01 #8 #2 Duke L 98-96 OT 14-5 (5-2)  17 - Dixon   12 - Mouton   9 - Blake  Cole Field House (14,500)
01/31/01 #9 at #11 Virginia L 99-78  14-6 (5-3)  15 - Baxter   15 - Morris   9 - Blake  University Hall (8,392)
02/04/01 #9 Clemson W 69-54  15-6 (6-3)  18 - Morris   13 - Baxter   5 - Blake  Cole Field House (14,500)
02/06/01 #13 at Georgia Tech L 72-62  15-7 (6-4)  18 - Dixon   13 - Morris   6 - Blake  Alexander Memorial Coliseum (8,802)
02/10/01 #13 at #1 North Carolina L 96-82  15-8 (6-5)  19 - Baxter   8 - Baxter, Morris   6 - Morris  Dean E. Smith Center (21,750)
02/14/01 #17 Florida State L 74-71  15-9 (6-6)  14 - Dixon   6 - Baxter, Blake   10 - Blake  Cole Field House (14,282)
02/17/01 #17 at #23 Wake Forest W 73-57  16-9 (7-6)  19 - Baxter   14 - Baxter   4 - Blake  Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum (13,800)
02/20/01 #20 NC State W 95-66  17-9 (8-6)  30 - Dixon   7 - Baxter   9 - Blake  Cole Field House (14,500)
02/24/01* #20 #16 Oklahoma W 68-60  18-9  23 - Dixon   7 - Baxter   5 - Blake  Cole Field House (14,500)
02/27/01 #16 at #2 Duke W 91-80  18-9 (9-6)  28 - Dixon   12 - Morris   11 - Blake  Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
03/03/01 #16 #7 Virginia W 102-67  20-9 (10-6)  21 - Dixon   13 - Morris   10 - Nicholas  Cole Field House (14,500)
ACC Tournament
03/09/01 #11 vs. #22 Wake Forest
(1st Round)
W 71-53  21-9  15 - Dixon   11 - Baxter   9 - Blake  Georgia Dome (40,083)
03/10/01 #11 vs. #3 Duke
(Semifinal)
L 84-82  21-10  17 - Dixon   12 - Baxter   11 - Blake  Georgia Dome (40,083)
2001 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament
03/15/01* #11 vs. George Mason
(NCAA First Round)
W 83-80  22-10  22 - Dixon, Mouton   6 - Baxter   6 - Blake  BSU Pavilion (10,824)
03/17/01* #11 vs. Georgia State
(NCAA Second Round)
W 79-60  23-10  19 - Baxter   14 - Baxter   7 - Blake  BSU Pavilion (11,250)
03/22/01* #11 vs. #21 Georgetown
(NCAA Sweet Sixteen)
W 76-66  24-10  26 - Baxter   14 - Baxter   5 - Blake  Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim (18,008)
03/24/01* #11 vs. #2 Stanford
(NCAA Regional Final)
W 87-73  25-10  24 - Baxter   10 - Morris   7 - Blake  Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim (18,008)
03/31/01* #11 vs. #1 Duke
(NCAA Final Four)
L 95-84  25-11  19 - Dixon   10 - Baxter   5 - Blake  Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (45,406)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time[2].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Terps No. 5 In AP Preseason Poll". Maryland Men's Basketball. UMTerps.com. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  2. ^ 2000–01 Men's Basketball Results