2000 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2000 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament was played from March 8 to March 11, 2000. The tournament was played at The Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The winner was named champion of the Atlantic 10 Conference and received an automatic bid to the 2000 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. The top two teams in each division received a first-round bye in the conference tournament. Temple University won the tournament. Dayton and St. Bonaventure also received bids to the NCAA Tournament. Quincy Wadley of Temple was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Future NBA players Mark Karcher and Pepe Sánchez of Temple were among those joining Wadley on the All-Championship Team.

2000 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season199900
Teams12
SiteFirst Union Spectrum
Philadelphia
ChampionsTemple University
Winning coachJohn Chaney (5th title)
MVPQuincy Wadley (Temple)
1999–2000 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
East
No. 5 Temple142 .875  276  .818
St. Bonaventure115 .688  2110  .677
UMass97 .563  1716  .515
Fordham79 .438  1415  .483
Saint Joseph's79 .438  1316  .448
Rhode Island214 .125  525  .167
West
Dayton115 .688  229  .710
Xavier97 .563  2112  .636
George Washington97 .563  1515  .500
Virginia Tech88 .500  1615  .516
La Salle511 .313  1117  .393
Duquesne412 .250  920  .310
2000 Atlantic 10 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

Bracket

  First Round
Wednesday, March 8
Quarterfinals
Thursday, March 9
Semifinals
Friday, March 10
Final
Saturday, March 11
                                     
 
  E1 Temple 71  
    W4 Virginia Tech 52  
W4 Virginia Tech 51
E5 Fordham 48  
  E1 Temple 54  
  E3 Massachusetts 47  
 
 
  W2 George Washington 68
    E3 Massachusetts 86  
E3 Massachusetts 77
W6 Duquesne 52  
  E1 Temple 65
  E2 St. Bonaventure 44
 
 
  W1 Dayton 67
    E4 Saint Joseph's 64  
E4 Saint Joseph's 65
W5 La Salle 56  
  W1 Dayton 69
  E2 St. Bonaventure 72  
 
 
  E2 St. Bonaventure 72
    W3 Xavier 69  
W3 Xavier 75
E6 Rhode Island 60  

All games played at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
* - Overtime

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