2000 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
|2000 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament|
|Champions||Michigan State (2nd title)|
|Winning coach||Tom Izzo (2nd title)|
|MVP||Morris Peterson (Michigan State)|
|Television||ESPN Plus, ESPN2, CBS|
|1999–2000 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings|
|No. 2 Michigan State †||13||–||3||.813||32||–||7||.821|
|No. 25 Purdue||12||–||4||.750||24||–||10||.706|
|No. 21 Illinois||11||–||5||.688||22||–||10||.688|
|No. 22 Indiana||10||–||6||.625||20||–||9||.690|
|No. 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 2000 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was played from March 9 to March 12, 2000. The tournament was held at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois and won by Michigan State as they defeated Illinois for the second consecutive year in the championship game. As winner of the tournament, Michigan State received the Big Ten's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Due to NCAA sanctions, Ohio State has vacated the records from this tournament.
All Big Ten schools played in the tournament. Teams were seeded by conference record, with a tiebreaker system used to seed teams with identical conference records. Seeding for the tournament was determined at the close of the regular conference season. The top five teams received a first round bye.
|Seed||School||Conference||1st Tiebreaker||2nd Tiebreaker|
|1||Ohio State||13–3||1–1 vs MSU||1–0 vs Pur|
|2||Michigan State||13–3||1–1 vs OSU||0–1 vs Pur|
|7||Iowa||6–10||1–1 vs Mich||1–0 vs OSU|
|8||Michigan||6–10||1–1 vs Iowa||0–1 vs OSU|
|Network||Play-by-play announcer||Color analyst(s)||Sideline reporter(s)|
|ESPN Plus (Northwestern–Wisconsin, opening round; Iowa–Michigan State, quarterfinals)
ESPN2 (Wisconsin–Purdue, quarterfinals)
CBS (semifinals and championship game)
|Seed||Teams||Flagship station||Play-by-play announcer||Color analyst(s)|
|2||Michigan State||WJIM–AM/WJIM-FM (Michigan State)||Mark Champion||Gus Ganakas|
|6||Wisconsin||WIBA–AM/WOLX-FM (Wisconsin)||Matt Lepay||Mike Lucas|
- "Men's Basketball – All-Time Results". Big Ten. Retrieved February 28, 2014.