2001 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
|2001 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament|
|Champions||Iowa (1st title)|
|Winning coach||Steve Alford (1st title)|
|MVP||Reggie Evans (Iowa)|
|2000–01 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings|
|#3 Michigan State||13||–||3||.813||28||–||5||.848|
|#24 Iowa †||7||–||9||.438||23||–||12||.657|
|† 2001 Big Ten Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll
*Ohio State: 30 reg. season games; 1 NCAA Tourn. game vacated due to sanctions against the program
Disputed record: Ohio State-(20-11)(11-5)
The 2001 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was played from March 7 to March 10, 2001. The tournament was held at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois and won by Iowa as they defeated Indiana in the championship game. As winner of the tournament, Iowa 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||3rd Tiebreaker|
|1||Illinois||13–3||1–0 vs MSU|
|2||Michigan State||13–3||0–1 vs Ill|
|6||Iowa||7–9||1–1 vs PSU||1–1 vs Ill||0–1 vs MSU|
|7||Penn State||7–9||1–1 vs Iowa||1–1 vs Ill||0–2 vs MSU|
- "Men's Basketball – All-Time Results". Big Ten. Retrieved February 28, 2014.