2000 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2000 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place on March 4–6, 2000. All rounds were held in Santa Clara, California at the Toso Pavilion. The semifinals were televised by ESPN2. The West Coast Conference Championship Game was televised by ESPN.

2000 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season199900
Teams8
SiteToso Pavilion
Santa Clara, California
ChampionsGonzaga (3rd title)
Winning coachMark Few (1st title)
MVPCasey Calvary (Gonzaga)
TelevisionESPN2, ESPN
1999–2000 West Coast Conference men's basketball standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
Pepperdine122 .857  259  .735
Gonzaga113 .786  269  .743
San Diego104 .714  209  .690
Santa Clara95 .643  1912  .613
San Francisco77 .500  199  .679
Portland410 .286  1018  .357
Saint Mary's311 .214  820  .286
Loyola Marymount014 .000  226  .071
2000 WCC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The Gonzaga Bulldogs earned their second straight WCC Tournament title and an automatic bid to the 2000 NCAA Tournament[1]. Casey Calvary of Gonzaga was named Tournament MVP.

Format

With eight teams participating, all eight teams were placed into the first round, with teams seeded and paired based on regular-season records. After the first round, teams were re-seeded so the highest-remaining team was paired with the lowest-remaining time in one semifinal with the other two teams slotted into the other semifinal.

Bracket

* – Denotes overtime period

  Quarter finals
Saturday, March 4
Semi-finals
Sunday, March 5
Finals
Monday, March 6
                           
  1 Pepperdine 83
8 Loyola Marymount 49
1 Pepperdine 58  
6 Santa Clara 55  
4 Santa Clara 63
  5 San Francisco 48
(Pairings are reseeded after the first round)   1 Pepperdine 65
  2 Gonzaga 69*
  3 San Diego 56
6 Portland 52
2 Gonzaga 80
5 San Diego 70  
2 Gonzaga 76
  7 Saint Mary's 49

See also

References

  1. "Zags down Pepperdine in overtime". ESPN.com. March 6, 2000. Retrieved June 9, 2019.
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