2000 Midwestern Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball

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Final Standings

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Butler 12 2 23 8  
Cleveland State 9 5 16 14  
Detroit 8 6 20 12  
Wisconsin-Milwaukee 6 8 15 14  
Wisconsin-Green Bay 6 8 14 16  
Wright State 6 8 11 17  
Illinois-Chicago 5 9 11 20  
Loyola (IL) 4 10 14 14  
Overall Non-Conference Record 68-59


Honors

Conference Honors

Player of the Year: Rashad Phillips, Detroit

Newcomer of the Year: Damon Stringer, Cleveland State

Coach of the Year: Barry Collier, Butler (4th)

First-Team All-Conference

PLAYER SCHOOL
Chad Angeli*† Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Rashad Phillips** Detroit
Kevin Melson*† Wright State
Israel Sheinfeld* Wright State
Damon Stringer* Cleveland State

Second-Team All-Conference

PLAYER SCHOOL
Earl Brown† Loyola (IL)
Jerry Carstensen† Wisconsin-Green Bay
LaVall Jordan† Butler
B.J. LaRue†† Wisconsin-Green Bay
Mike Marshall†* Butler

All-Freshman Team

PLAYER SCHOOL
Maurie Brown Illinois-Chicago
Mike King Wisconsin-Green Bay
Terrell Riggs Detroit
Damon Stringer Cleveland State
Clay Tucker Wisconsin-Milwaukee

All-Defensive Team

PLAYER SCHOOL
Earl Brown** Loyola (IL)
Jerry Carstensen** Wisconsin-Green Bay
Theandre Kimbrough* Illinois-Chicago
Mike Marshall** Butler
Rashad Phillips** Detroit

Post-Season

2000 Midwestern Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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  UIC Pavilion, Chicago IL
  Quarterfinals, Mar 4 Semifinals, Mar 5 Championship, Mar 7
                           
 
  6  Wright State 59  
3  Detroit 64  
  3  Detroit 80  
 
  7  Illinois-Chicago 72  
7  Illinois-Chicago 70
  2  Cleveland State 54      
        3  Detroit 43  
    1  Butler 62
  5  Wisconsin-Milwaukee 62      
4  Wisconsin-Green Bay 58  
  5  Wisconsin-Milwaukee 51
 
  1  Butler 65  
8  Loyola (IL) 57
  1  Butler 61  
 

All-Tournament Team

PLAYER SCHOOL
Desmond Ferguson** Detroit
Thomas Jackson* Butler
LaVall Jordan* Butler
Mike Marshall* Butler
Rashad Phillips** Detroit

Most Valuable Player: Mike Marshall, Butler

National Bids

Butler (23-7) NCAA (automatic bid) EAST 12

2000 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament:

Date Round Seed Team Seed Opponent Score Site
Mar 17 EAST R1 12 Butler 5 Florida 68-69
(OT)
Winston-Salem NC