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 No. 4
AP No. 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

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 Hometown
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
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
11/03/00*
No. 6 Basketball Travelers W 110-77 
 20  Baxter, Dixon   10  Baxter   11  Blake  Cole Field House (12,206)
College Park, Maryland
11/15/00*
No. 6 California All-Stars W 91-55 
 21  Dixon   7  Baxter, Morris   7  Blake  Cole Field House (11,150)
College Park, Maryland
Regular season
11/20/00*
9:00PM, ESPN2
No. 6 vs. Louisville
Maui Invitational
W 95-73  1-0
 24  Morris   9  Morris   9  Blake  Lahaina Civic Center (2,500)
Lahaina, HI
11/21/00*
7:15PM, ESPN
No. 6 vs. No. 8 Illinois
Maui Invitational
L 90-80  1-1
 24  Morris   9  Morris   9  Blake  Lahaina Civic Center (2,500)
Lahaina, HI
11/22/00*
6:15PM
No. 6 vs. Dayton
Maui Invitational
L 77-71  1-2
 20  Baxter   6  Baxter, Morris   6  Blake, Nicholas  Lahaina Civic Center (2,500)
Lahaina, HI
11/29/00*
9:00PM, ESPN
No. 13 at No. 23 Wisconsin
ACC – Big Ten Challenge
L 78-75 OT 1-3
 14  Mouton   7  Dixon   7  Blake  Bradley Center (7,157)
Milwaukee
12/02/00*
1:00PM, Raycom
No. 13 vs. Michigan
BB&T Classic
W 82-51  2-3
 19  Dixon   7  Mardesich   5  Blake  MCI Center (16,681)
Washington, D.C.
12/03/00*
5:30PM, Raycom
No. 13 vs. George Washington
BB&T Classic
W 71-63  3-3
 17  Mouton   7  Morris   6  Blake  MCI Center (16,826)
Washington, D.C.
12/06/00*
8:00PM
No. 19 Stony Brook W 107-59  4-3
 19  Baxter, Dixon, Mouton   7  Baxter   13  Blake  Cole Field House (13,206)
College Park, Maryland
12/09/00*
7:30PM, HTS
No. 19 Penn W 87-81  5-3
 23  Dixon   8  Baxter   3  Blake, Mouton  The Palestra (8,722)
Philadelphia
12/13/00*
8:00PM
No. 20 UMBC W 93-67  6-3
 23  Dixon   12  Baxter   10  Blake  Cole Field House (13,021)
College Park, Maryland
12/23/00*
1:30PM, HTS
No. 20 Norfolk State W 123-79  7-3
 32  Baxter   8  Blake, Morris   9  Blake  Cole Field House (13,687)
College Park, Maryland
12/27/00*
8:00PM
No. 18 Chicago State W 117-55  8-3
 24  Dixon   8  Morris   12  Blake  Cole Field House (13,506)
College Park, Maryland
12/30/00*
1:30PM, HTS
No. 18 Maryland Eastern Shore W 105-53  9-3
 28  Mouton   8  Baxter   8  Blake  Cole Field House (13,107)
College Park, Maryland
01/02/01
8:00PM, RJ
No. 17 at Clemson W 104-92  10-3 (1-0)
 26  Morris   4  Baxter, Blake   6  Blake, Nicholas  Littlejohn Coliseum (7,500)
Clemson, South Carolina
01/06/01
1:30PM, RJ
No. 17 Georgia Tech W 93-80  11-3 (2-0)
 28  Dixon   13  Morris   9  Blake  Cole Field House (14,500)
College Park, Maryland
01/10/01
7:00PM, ESPN
No. 14 No. 9 North Carolina L 86-83  11-4 (2-1)
 22  Dixon   12  Morris   5  Morris  Cole Field House (14,500)
College Park, Maryland
01/14/01
1:30PM, RJ
No. 14 at Florida State W 76-55  12-4 (3-1)
 19  Dixon   14  Morris   4  Nicholas  Leon County Civic Center (6,899)
Tallahassee, Florida
01/17/01
9:00PM, ESPN
No. 12 No. 10 Wake Forest W 81-71  13-4 (4-1)
 30  Dixon   15  Baxter   4  Blake  Cole Field House (14,500)
College Park, Maryland
01/21/2001
3:30PM, ABC
No. 12 at NC State W 75-61  14-4 (5-1)
 20  Morris   10  Morris   7  Miller  Entertainment and Sports Arena (12)
Raleigh, North Carolina
01/27/01
8:00PM, ESPN
No. 8 No. 2 Duke L 98-96 OT 14-5 (5-2)
 17  Dixon   12  Mouton   9  Blake  Cole Field House (14,500)
College Park, Maryland
01/31/01
9:00PM, ESPN
No. 9 at No. 11 Virginia L 99-78  14-6 (5-3)
 15  Baxter   15  Morris   9  Blake  University Hall (8,392)
Charlottesville, Virginia
02/04/01
1:00PM, RJ
No. 9 Clemson W 69-54  15-6 (6-3)
 18  Morris   13  Baxter   5  Blake  Cole Field House (14,500)
College Park, Maryland
02/06/01
7:00PM, HTS
No. 13 at Georgia Tech L 72-62  15-7 (6-4)
 18  Dixon   13  Morris   6  Blake  Alexander Memorial Coliseum (8,802)
Atlanta
02/10/01
1:00PM, CBS
No. 13 at No. 1 North Carolina L 96-82  15-8 (6-5)
 19  Baxter   8  Baxter, Morris   6  Morris  Dean E. Smith Center (21,750)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
02/14/01
9:00PM, RJ
No. 17 Florida State L 74-71  15-9 (6-6)
 14  Dixon   6  Baxter, Blake   10  Blake  Cole Field House (14,282)
College Park, Maryland
02/17/01
1:30PM
No. 17 at No. 23 Wake Forest W 73-57  16-9 (7-6)
 19  Baxter   14  Baxter   4  Blake  Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum (13,800)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
02/20/01
8:00PM, ESPN2
No. 20 NC State W 95-66  17-9 (8-6)
 30  Dixon   7  Baxter   9  Blake  Cole Field House (14,500)
College Park, Maryland
02/24/01*
3:30PM, ABC
No. 20 No. 16 Oklahoma W 68-60  18-9
 23  Dixon   7  Baxter   5  Blake  Cole Field House (14,500)
College Park, Maryland
02/27/01
8:00PM, RJ
No. 16 at No. 2 Duke W 91-80  18-9 (9-6)
 28  Dixon   12  Morris   11  Blake  Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
03/03/01
2:00PM, CBS
No. 16 No. 7 Virginia W 102-67  20-9 (10-6)
 21  Dixon   13  Morris   10  Nicholas  Cole Field House (14,500)
College Park, Maryland
ACC Tournament
03/09/01
9:30PM, RJ
No. 11 (3) vs. No. 22 (6) Wake Forest
1st Round
W 71-53  21-9
 15  Dixon   11  Baxter   9  Blake  Georgia Dome (40,083)
Atlanta, Georgia
03/10/01
4:15PM, ESPN
No. 11 (3) vs. No. 3 (2) Duke
Semifinal
L 84-82  21-10
 17  Dixon   12  Baxter   11  Blake  Georgia Dome (40,083)
Atlanta, Georgia
2001 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament
03/15/01*
3:05PM, CBS
No. 11 (W3) vs. No. (W14) George Mason
NCAA First Round
W 83-80  22-10
 22  Dixon, Mouton   6  Baxter   6  Blake  BSU Pavilion (10,824)
Boise, ID
03/17/01*
3:20PM, CBS
No. 11 (W3) vs. No. (W11) Georgia State
NCAA Second Round
W 79-60  23-10
 19  Baxter   14  Baxter   7  Blake  BSU Pavilion (11,250)
Boise, ID
03/22/01*
7:55PM, CBS
No. 11 (W3) vs. No. 21 (W10) Georgetown
NCAA Sweet Sixteen
W 76-66  24-10
 26  Baxter   14  Baxter   5  Blake  Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim (18,008)
Anaheim, California
03/24/01*
4:40PM, CBS
No. 11 (W3) vs. No. 2 (W1) Stanford
NCAA Regional Final
W 87-73  25-10
 24  Baxter   10  Morris   7  Blake  Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim (18,008)
Anaheim, California
03/31/01*
8:15PM, CBS
No. 11 (W3) vs. No. 1 (E1) Duke
NCAA Final Four
L 95-84  25-11
 19  Dixon   10  Baxter   5  Blake  Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (45,406)
Minneapolis
*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