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1999–2000 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

The 1999–2000 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1999–2000 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The head coach was Dick Bennett, coaching his fifth season with the Badgers. The team played their home games at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wisconsin and was a member of the Big Ten Conference.

1999–2000 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
Wisconsin Badgers logo.svg
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 16
1999–2000 record22–14 (8–8 Big Ten)
Head coachDick Bennett (5th season)
Assistant coachBrad Soderberg
Assistant coachTony Bennett
Home arenaKohl Center
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)

RosterEdit

1999–2000 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 2 Travon Davis 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Summit, IL
F 5 Maurice Linton 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Calumet City, IL
G 10 Jon Bryant 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sr Plymouth, MN
G 13 Duany Duany 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr Bloomington, IN
F 15 Andy Kowske 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Jr Brookfield, WI
G 20 Kirk Penney 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Fr Auckland
F 21 Robert Smith 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS Jr Madison, WI
G 22 Mike Kelley 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Menomonee Falls, WI
G 24 Freddie Owens 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Milwaukee, WI
F/C 30 Dave Mader 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Fr Appleton, WI
G 32 Roy Boone 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Madison, WI
F 40 Charlie Wills 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) RS So Angola, IN
F 42 Julian Swartz 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Waukesha, WI
F 44 Eric Faust 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS So Arlington Heights, IL
F 50 Mark Vershaw 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Jr East Peoria, IL
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2014-1-13

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
11/12/1999*
vs. No. 9 Missouri
NABC Classic
W 66–55  1–0
Carrier Dome 
Syracuse, NY
11/13/1999*
at No. 17 Syracuse
NABC Classic
L 49–68  1–1
Carrier Dome 
Syracuse, NY
11/20/1999*
Ball State W 60–50  2–1
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
11/23/1999*
at UW–Milwaukee W 69–49  3–1
Klotsche Center 
Milwaukee, WI
11/30/1999*
at Wake Forest
ACC–Big Ten Challenge
L 48–67  3–2
LJVM Coliseum 
Winston-Salem, NC
12/03/1999*
Rhode Island W 66–43  4–2
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
12/07/1999*
No. 10 Texas W 61–45  5–2
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
12/08/1999*
UW–Green Bay W 55–34  6–2
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
12/11/1999*
at South Florida L 63–66  6–3
USF Sun Dome 
Tampa, FL
12/14/1999*
at Northern Illinois L 51–55  6–4
Chick Evans Field House 
DeKalb, IL
12/23/1999*
Marquette W 86–74  7–4
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
12/29/1999*
No. 17 Temple W 62–44  8–4
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
1/05/2000
at No. 10 Indiana L 67–71  8–5 (1–0)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/08/2000
No. 19 Illinois W 63–59  9–5 (1–1)
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
1/13/2000
No. 17 Ohio State L 51–53  9–6 (1–2)
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
1/15/2000
at Purdue L 52–63  9–7 (1–3)
Mackey Arena 
West Lafayette, IN
1/19/2000
at Penn State L 61–76  9–8 (1–4)
Bryce Jordan Center 
University Park, PA
1/22/2000
Minnesota W 85–53  10–8 (2–4)
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
1/26/2000
Purdue W 55–45  11–8 (3–4)
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
1/29/2000
Iowa L 55–61  11–9 (3–5)
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
2/02/2000
at No. 5 Ohio State L 48–51  11–10 (3–6)
Value City Arena 
Columbus, OH
2/05/2000
at Minnesota W 66–64  12–10 (4–6)
Williams Arena 
Minneapolis, MN
2/12/2000
No. 6 Michigan State L 44–61  12–11 (4–7)
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
2/16/2000
Michigan W 75–59  13–11 (5–7)
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
2/19/2000
at No. 6 Michigan State L 54–59  13–12 (5–8)
Breslin Student Events Center 
East Lansing, MI
2/23/2000
at Iowa W 54–45  14–12 (6–8)
Carver–Hawkeye Arena 
Iowa City, IA
3/01/2000
at Northwestern W 62–46  15–12 (7–8)
Welsh-Ryan Arena 
Evanston, IL
3/05/2000
4:00 PM, CBS
No. 14 Indiana W 56–53  16–12 (8–8)
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
Big Ten Tournament
3/09/2000
vs. Northwestern
Big Ten Tournament - Opening Round
W 51–41  17–12
United Center 
Chicago, IL
3/10/2000
vs. No. 22 Purdue
Big Ten Tournament - Quarterfinals
W 78-66  18–12
United Center 
Chicago, IL
3/11/2000
5:00 PM, CBS
vs. No. 5 Michigan State
Big Ten Tournament - Semifinals
L 46–55  18–13
United Center 
Chicago, IL
NCAA Tournament
3/16/2000*
 CBS
No. (8 seed) vs. No. (9 seed) Fresno State
NCAA Tournament - First Round
W 66–56  19–13
Jon M. Huntsman Center 
Salt Lake City, UT
3/18/2000*
 CBS
No. (8 seed) vs. No. 4 (1 seed) Arizona
NCAA Tournament - Second Round
W 66–59  20–13
Jon M. Huntsman Center 
Salt Lake City, UT
3/23/2000*
 CBS
No. (8 seed) vs. No. 10 (4 seed) LSU
NCAA Tournament - Regional Semifinals
W 61–48  21–13
The Pit 
Albuquerque, NM
3/25/2000*
 CBS
No. (8 seed) vs. No. 25 (6 seed) Purdue
NCAA Tournament - Regional Finals
W 64–60  22–13
The Pit 
Albuquerque, NM
4/01/2000*
 CBS
No. (8 seed) vs. No. 2 (1 seed) Michigan State
NCAA Tournament - National Semifinals
L 41–53  22–14
RCA Dome 
Indianapolis, IN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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