2000 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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2000 Illinois Fighting Illini football
Fighting Illini logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
2000 record 5–6 (2–6 Big Ten)
Head coach Ron Turner
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 70,904)
Seasons
« 1999 2001 »
2000 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#11/10 Michigan §   6 2         9 3  
#13/13 Purdue §   6 2         8 4  
Northwestern §   6 2         8 4  
Ohio State   5 3         8 4  
#23/24 Wisconsin   4 4         9 4  
Minnesota   4 4         6 6  
Penn State   4 4         5 7  
Iowa   3 5         3 9  
Illinois   2 6         5 6  
Michigan State   2 6         5 6  
Indiana   2 6         3 8  
† – BCS representative as conference champion
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 2000 Illinois Fighting Illini football team represented the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. They participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. Their home games were played at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois. The team's head coach was Ron Turner, who was in his fourth season with the Illini. Illinois had a record of 5–6 and failed to make a bowl game.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 2:30 PM Middle Tennessee* #21 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 35–6   35,032
September 9 9:00 PM at San Diego State* #21 Qualcomm StadiumSan Diego, CA ESPN2 W 49–13   26,779
September 14 11:00 AM California* #19 Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ESPN W 17–15   50,181
September 23 6:30 PM #10 Michigan #17 Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ESPN L 31–35   72,524
September 30 11:00 AM at Minnesota #22 Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN ESPN L 10–44   44,462
October 14 1:00 PM Iowadagger Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL W 31–0   62,639
October 21 11:00 AM at #20 Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ESPN2 L 25–39   96,475
October 28 11:00 AM at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ESPN L 10–14   73,826
November 4 11:00 AM Indiana Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ESPN+ W 42–35   54,283
November 11 3:00 PM #13 Ohio State Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ESPN L 21–24   61,207
November 18 11:00 AM at #23 Northwestern Ryan FieldEvanston, IL (Sweet Sioux Tomahawk) ESPN2 L 23–61   40,658
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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