University Challenge 2000–01

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Series 30 of University Challenge began on 4 September 2000, with the final on 2 April 2001.[1]

Results[edit]

  • Winning teams are highlighted in bold.
  • Teams with green scores (winners) returned in the next round, while those with red scores (losers) were eliminated.
  • Teams with orange scores have lost, but survived as the first round losers with the highest losing scores.
  • A score in italics indicates a match decided on a tie-breaker question.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
University of Hull 225 205 University of Edinburgh 4 September 2000
Wycliffe Hall, Oxford 180 215 University of Sheffield 11 September 2000
University of Birmingham 115 325 University of Durham 18 September 2000
Magdalene College, Cambridge 85 335 University College, Oxford 19 September 2000
University College London 265 150 New College, Oxford 25 September 2000
Sheffield Hallam University 265 170 University of Bristol 26 September 2000
University of Southampton 120 240 Newnham College, Cambridge 2 October 2000
University of Aberdeen 145 210 University of York 9 October 2000
St John's College, Oxford 195 255 Birkbeck College, London 16 October 2000
University of Manchester 240 125 Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge 23 October 2000
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology 110 315 Balliol College, Oxford 30 October 2000
Queens' College, Cambridge 170 145 University of Wales College of Medicine 6 November 2000
Cranfield University 80 255 Imperial College London 13 November 2000
University of Warwick 200 150 Peterhouse, Cambridge 20 November 2000

Highest Scoring Losers Playoffs[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
Wycliffe Hall, Oxford 110 220 University of Bristol 27 November 2000
St John's College, Oxford 300 145 University of Edinburgh 4 December 2000

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
Birkbeck College, London 210 220 University College, Oxford 11 December 2000
Sheffield Hallam University 180 135 University of Warwick 18 December 2000
Queens' College, Cambridge 145 170 St John's College, Oxford 8 January 2001
Newnham College, Cambridge 155 200 University of Bristol 15 January 2001
University of York 150 270 Balliol College, Oxford 22 January 2001
University of Hull 250 240 University of Sheffield 29 January 2001
University of Durham 140 215 Imperial College London 4 February 2001
University College London 105 250 University of Manchester 11 February 2001

An error in the scoring led to University College Oxford going through to the quarterfinals instead of Birkbeck College - University College was not penalised for an incorrect interruption.

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
University College, Oxford 285 160 Sheffield Hallam University 19 February 2001
St John's College, Oxford 210 175 University of Bristol 26 February 2001
Balliol College, Oxford 160 210 University of Hull 5 March 2001
Imperial College London 225 195 University of Manchester 12 March 2001

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
University College, Oxford 105 220 St John's College, Oxford 19 March 2001
University of Hull 145 260 Imperial College London 26 March 2001

Final[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
St John's College, Oxford 195 250 Imperial College London 2 April 2001
  • The trophy and title were awarded to the Imperial team comprising Siegfried Hodgson, John Douglas, Gavin Estcourt and Alexander Campbell.
  • The trophy was presented by the then-Poet Laureate Andrew Motion.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "University Challenge - 2000-1". blanchflower.org. Retrieved 2014-08-24. 

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