2000 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2000 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament took place on March 9–12, 2000 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.

2000 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season1999–00
Teams12
SiteGeorgia Dome
Atlanta, Georgia (USA)
ChampionsArkansas (1st title)
Winning coachNolan Richardson (1st title)
MVPBrandon Dean (Arkansas)
Attendance208,785
TelevisionJefferson Pilot Sports (1st Round, Quarterfinals, Semifinals)
CBS (Championship game)
← 1999
2001 →

The Arkansas Razorbacks won the tournament and received the SEC's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament by beating the Auburn Tigers on March 12, 2000.

Tournament notesEdit

BracketEdit

  First round Second Round Semifinals Championship Game
                                     
E5 South Carolina 69  
W4 Alabama 59  
  E1 Tennessee 68  
    E5 South Carolina 75  
     
       
  E5 South Carolina 72  
  W2 Auburn 77  
       
       
  W2 Auburn 78
    E3 Florida 70  
W6 Ole Miss 67
E3 Florida 89  
  W2 Auburn 67
  W3 Arkansas 75
W5 Mississippi State 53  
E4 Vanderbilt 76  
  W1 LSU 71
    E4 Vanderbilt 60  
     
       
  W1 LSU 67
  W3 Arkansas 69  
       
       
  E2 Kentucky 72
    W3 Arkansas 86  
E6 Georgia 64
W3 Arkansas 71  

TelevisionEdit

Network Play-by-play announcer Color analyst(s) Sideline reporter(s)
JP Sports (opening round; quarterfinals and semifinals) Tim Brando (Mississippi–Florida, opening round; Florida–Auburn; quarterfinals) Joe Dean, Jr. (Mississippi–Florida, opening round; Florida–Auburn; quarterfinals)
CBS (Championship game) Dick Enberg Bill Raftery

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