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1999–2000 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

The 1999–2000 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Bobby Knight, and it would ultimately be his last full season coaching the Hoosiers. The team played its home games in Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana, and was a member of the Big Ten Conference.

1999–2000 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Indiana Hoosiers logo.svg
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
APNo. 22
1999–2000 record20–9 (10–6 Big Ten)
Head coachBobby Knight (29th season)
CaptainA.J. Guyton
Home arenaAssembly Hall
Seasons
1999–2000 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
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
Wisconsin 8 8   .500     22 14   .611
Iowa 6 10   .375     14 16   .467
Michigan 6 10   .375     15 14   .517
Penn State 5 11   .313     19 16   .543
Minnesota 4 12   .250     12 16   .429
Northwestern 0 16   .000     5 25   .167
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 Hoosiers finished the regular season with an overall record of 20–9 and a conference record of 10–6, finishing 4th in the Big Ten Conference. After losing to the Fighting Illini in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament, the Hoosiers were invited to dance in the 2000 NCAA Tournament. IU lost in the first round to Pepperdine.[1]

RosterEdit

No. Name Position Ht. Year Hometown
3 Tom Coverdale G 6–2 Fr. Noblesville, Indiana
5 George Leach F/C 6–11 RS Fr. Charlotte, North Carolina
11 Dane Fife G 6–4 So. Clarkston, Michigan
12 Luke Jimenez G 6–3 Sr. Redwood Falls, Minnesota
24 Michael Lewis G 6–1 Sr. Jasper, Indiana
25 A.J. Guyton G 6–1 Sr. Peoria, Illinois
32 Kyle Hornsby G/F 6–5 Fr. Anacoco, Louisiana
33 Larry Richardson G 6–8 Sr. Orange Park, Florida
35 Kirk Haston F/C 6–10 So. Lobelville, Tennessee
43 Jarrad Odle F 6–8 So. Swayzee, Indiana
44 Lynn Washington F 6–8 Sr. San Jose, California
50 Jeff Newton F 6–9 Fr. Atlanta
53 Tom Geyer F 6–8 So. Indianapolis, Indiana

Schedule/ResultsEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
11/19/1999*
at Texas Tech W 68–60  1–0
United Spirit Arena 
Lubbock, Texas
11/26/1999*
Temple
Hall of Fame Tip Off
W 67–59  2–0
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
11/30/1999*
Notre Dame W 81–64  3–0
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/4/1999*
3:30 PM, CBS
No. 23 vs. Kentucky
Indiana–Kentucky rivalry
W 83–75  4–0
RCA Dome 
Indianapolis
12/7/1999*
No. 15 at Missouri W 73–68  5–0
Mizzou Arena 
Columbia, Missouri
12/10/1999*
No. 15 Buffalo
Indiana Classic
W 106–55  6–0
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/11/1999*
No. 15 Indiana State
Indiana Classic
L 60–63  6–1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/18/1999*
No. 21 Wyoming W 99–80  7–1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/21/1999*
No. 20 vs. North Carolina
Jimmy V Classic
W 82–73  8–1
Meadowlands Sports Complex 
East Rutherford, New Jersey
12/27/1999*
No. 20 vs. Canisius
Union Federal Hoosier Classic
W 95–53  9–1
Conseco Fieldhouse 
Indianapolis
12/28/1999*
No. 12 vs. Holy Cross
Union Federal Hoosier Classic
W 79–44  10–1
Conseco Fieldhouse 
Indianapolis
1/5/2000
No. 10 Wisconsin W 71–67  11–1 (1–0)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/8/2000
No. 10 at Penn State W 85–78  12–1 (2–0)
Bryce Jordan Center 
University Park, Pennsylvania
1/11/2000
No. 9 at Michigan State L 71–77  12–2 (2–1)
Breslin Center 
East Lansing, Michigan
1/15/2000
No. 9 Minnesota W 86–61  13–2 (3–1)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/18/2000
No. 11 Iowa W 74–71  14–2 (4–1)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/22/2000
2:00 PM, CBS
No. 11 at Purdue
Rivalry
L 77–83  14–3 (4–2)
Mackey Arena 
West Lafayette, Indiana
1/25/2000
No. 14 Michigan W 85–50  15–3 (5–2)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/2/2000
No. 11 Penn State W 87–77  16–3 (6–2)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/5/2000
No. 11 at Northwestern W 89–67  17–3 (7–2)
Welsh-Ryan Arena 
Evanston, Illinois
2/9/2000
No. 10 at Minnesota L 75–77  17–4 (7–3)
Williams Arena 
Minneapolis
2/13/2000
1:00 PM, CBS
No. 10 at Michigan W 86–65  18–4 (8–3)
Crisler Arena 
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2/19/2000
No. 10 Ohio State L 71–82  18–5 (8–4)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/22/2000
No. 16 at Illinois
Rivalry
L 63–87  18–6 (8–5)
Assembly Hall 
Champaign, Illinois
2/26/2000
2:00 PM, CBS
No. 16 Michigan State W 81–79  19–6 (9–5)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/29/2000
No. 14 Purdue
Rivalry
W 79–65  20–6 (10–5)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
3/5/2000
4:00, CBS
No. 14 at Wisconsin L 53–56  20–7 (10–6)
Kohl Center 
Madison, Wisconsin
Big Ten Tournament
3/10/2000
No. 18 vs. No. 21 Illinois
Quarterfinals
L 69–72  20–8 (10–6)
United Center 
Chicago
NCAA Tournament
3/17/2000*
 CBS
No. 18 (6) vs. No. (11) Pepperdine
First Round
L 57–77  20–9 (10–6)
HSBC Arena 
Buffalo, New York
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Indiana Basketball Men's Database". IndyStar. Retrieved November 11, 2015.