2000 MAC Men's Basketball Tournament
The 2000 MAC Men's Basketball Tournament, a part of the 1999–2000 NCAA Division I men's basketball season, took place at Gund Arena in Cleveland to determine the Mid-American Conference's automatic bid to the 2000 NCAA Tournament. The 2000 tournament was the first MAC Tournament to be held in Cleveland after a four-year stint in Toledo, Ohio, and also marked the first year all conference members were invited to participate after having previously limited participation to the top eight teams in the conference standings. It was a single-elimination tournament with four rounds and the three highest seeds received first-round byes. Bowling Green, the MAC regular season winner, received the number one seed in the tournament. MAC West Division champion Ball State won the tournament, their 7th conference tournament title and first since 1995.
|1999–2000 Mid-American Conference men's basketball standings|
|† 2000 MAC Tournament winner |
As of ; Rankings from AP Poll
|2000 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament|
|Champions||Ball State (7th title)|
|Winning coach||Ray McCallum (2nd title)|
|MVP||Duane Clemens (Ball State)|
- Bowling Green
- Ball State
- Kent State
- Eastern Michigan
- Northern Illinois
- Western Michigan
- Central Michigan
* – Denotes overtime period
- "Year-By-Year Standings" (PDF). 2009-10 MAC Men’s Basketball Record Book. Mid-American Conference. 2009-11-11. pp. 75–78. Retrieved 2009-11-21.
- "MAC Tournament History" (PDF). 2009-10 MAC Men's Basketball Record Book. Mid-American Conference. 2009-11-11. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2009-12-14.