2000–01 WNBL season

The 2000–01 WNBL season was the 21st season of competition since its establishment in 1981. A total of 8 teams contested the league.

2000–01 WNBL season
LeagueWomen's National Basketball League
SportBasketball
DurationOctober 2000 – February 2001
Number of teams8
TV partner(s)ABC
Regular season
Top seedCanberra Capitals
Season MVPPenny Taylor (Dandenong Rangers)
Top scorerPenny Taylor (Dandenong Rangers)
Finals
ChampionsSydney Panthers
  Runners-upCanberra Capitals
Finals MVPAnnie Burgess (Sydney Panthers)
WNBL seasons

Team standingsEdit

# WNBL Championship Ladder
Team W L PCT GP
1 Canberra Capitals 17 4 81.0 21
2 Sydney Panthers 16 5 76.0 21
3 Adelaide Lightning 15 6 71.0 21
4 Dandenong Rangers 15 6 71.0 21
5 AIS 7 14 33.0 21
6 Bulleen Boomers 7 14 33.0 21
7 Perth Breakers 4 17 19.0 21
8 Melbourne Tigers 3 18 14.00 21

FinalsEdit

Semi-finals Preliminary final Grand final
1 Canberra Capitals 73
2 Sydney Panthers 56
Sydney Panthers 78 Canberra Capitals 65
Dandenong Rangers 72 Sydney Panthers 69
3 Adelaide Lightning 71
4 Dandenong Rangers 83 Key: Winning team advances Losing team advances

Season award winnersEdit

Award Winner Team
Most Valuable Player Award Penny Taylor Dandenong Rangers
Grand Final MVP Award Annie Burgess Sydney Panthers
Rookie of the Year Award Laura Summerton AIS
Defensive Player of the Year Award Emily McInerny Dandenong Rangers
Coach of the Year Award Mark Wright Dandenong Rangers
Top Shooter Award Penny Taylor Dandenong Rangers

Statistics leadersEdit

Category Player Team GP Totals Average
Points Per Game Penny Taylor Dandenong Rangers 21 536 25.5
Rebounds Per Game Lauren Jackson Canberra Capitals 20 284 14.2
Assists Per Game Annie Burgess Sydney Panthers 21 138 6.6
Steals Per Game Penny Taylor Dandenong Rangers 21 52 2.5
Blocks per game Lauren Jackson Canberra Capitals 20 86 4.3
Field Goal % Allie Douglas Dandenong Rangers 21 (108/202) 53.5%
Three-Point Field Goal % Jae Kingi-Cross Adelaide Lightning 19 (28/66) 42.4%
Free Throw % Gina Stevens Bulleen Boomers 20 (82/88) 93.2%

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20141227122005/http://www.wnbl.com.au/fileadmin/user_upload/Media_Guide/12284_BASKAUST_WNBL_MEDIA_GUIDE_2014-15_BACK.pdf