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2000 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 69-61, .531 W-L% (7th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.99 (5th of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.73 (3rd of 12)

Conference Champion: Michigan, Northwestern and Purdue

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Penn State, Purdue and Wisconsin)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Michigan, Purdue and Wisconsin)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Michigan 9 3 .750 6 2 .750 33.7 19.1 12.93 2.93
Northwestern 8 4 .667 6 2 .750 36.8 33.3 8.85 4.26
Purdue 8 4 .667 6 2 .750 31.8 22.2 9.26 2.93
Ohio State 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 27.6 18.5 10.97 4.13
Wisconsin 9 4 .692 4 4 .500 25.2 20.4 9.65 4.42
Minnesota 6 6 .500 4 4 .500 31.3 26.5 3.02 0.10
Penn State 5 7 .417 4 4 .500 22.0 24.4 -0.05 3.71
Iowa 3 9 .250 3 5 .375 16.9 27.5 -2.40 6.86
Illinois 5 6 .455 2 6 .250 26.7 26.0 2.59 2.31
Michigan State 5 6 .455 2 6 .250 17.9 21.2 2.79 5.52
Indiana 3 8 .273 2 6 .250 30.6 38.8 -2.67 3.88

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/27 9/3 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
Michigan 6 6 3 3 10 9 6 18 16 15 12 20 19 16 16 17 11
Purdue 14 15 14 13 21 22   21 17 16 11 9 17 14 14 14 13
Wisconsin 4 4 5 4 7 17 24                   23
Illinois 21 21 21 19 19 24                      
Michigan State 25 24 24 22 23 18                      
Minnesota                 22                
Northwestern             22 17 25 23 21 12 23 20 19 18  
Ohio State 16 16 18 17 14 12 8 6 14 12 16 13 12 21 20 19  
Penn State 22                                

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2001-01-01 Citrus Bowl Michigan 31 Auburn 28 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2001-01-01 Outback Bowl South Carolina 24 Ohio State 7 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
2001-01-01 Rose Bowl Washington 34 Purdue 24 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
2000-12-30 Alamo Bowl Nebraska 66 Northwestern 17 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)
2000-12-29 Sun Bowl Wisconsin 21 UCLA 20 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
2000-12-28 Micron PC Bowl North Carolina State 38 Minnesota 30 Micron PC Bowl (Miami, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Drew Henson (Michigan) 60.4
2. Drew Brees* (Purdue) 60.4
3. Travis Cole (Minnesota) 58.7
4. Kurt Kittner (Illinois) 58.2
5. Zak Kustok* (Northwestern) 56.7
6. Rashard Casey (Penn State) 52.8
7. Brooks Bollinger (Wisconsin) 52.6
8. Steve Bellisari* (Ohio State) 52.6
9. Jeff Smoker (Michigan State) 52.3
10. Antwaan Randle El (Indiana) 48.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Drew Henson (Michigan) 9.2
2. Travis Cole (Minnesota) 8.0
3. Drew Brees* (Purdue) 7.1
4. Zak Kustok* (Northwestern) 6.8
5. Kurt Kittner (Illinois) 6.7
6. Brooks Bollinger (Wisconsin) 6.5
7. Steve Bellisari* (Ohio State) 6.4
8. Rashard Casey (Penn State) 6.2
9. Jeff Smoker (Michigan State) 5.9
10. Antwaan Randle El (Indiana) 4.9

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Drew Henson (Michigan) 152.7
2. Travis Cole (Minnesota) 137.6
3. Drew Brees* (Purdue) 132.6
4. Kurt Kittner (Illinois) 128.9
5. Zak Kustok* (Northwestern) 125.4
6. Brooks Bollinger (Wisconsin) 121.2
7. Steve Bellisari* (Ohio State) 120.9
8. Rashard Casey (Penn State) 116.9
9. Jeff Smoker (Michigan State) 113.4
10. Antwaan Randle El (Indiana) 103.9

Receiving Yards

1. Ron Johnson (Minnesota) 1067
2. Vinny Sutherland* (Purdue) 1014
3. Kevin Kasper (Iowa) 1010
4. David Terrell (Michigan) 994
5. Chris Chambers (Wisconsin) 813
6. Ken-Yon Rambo* (Ohio State) 794
7. John Standeford* (Purdue) 744
8. Lee Evans (Wisconsin) 634
9. Kahlil Hill (Iowa) 619
10. Tim Stratton* (Purdue) 605

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Lee Evans (Wisconsin) 19.2
2. Versie Gaddis (Indiana) 19.1
3. Jerry Dorsey (Indiana) 19.0
4. Ron Johnson (Minnesota) 18.1
5. Teddy Johnson* (Northwestern) 18.0
6. Aaron Moorehead (Illinois) 17.3
7. Seth Morales* (Purdue) 15.9
8. David Terrell (Michigan) 15.8
9. Chris Chambers (Wisconsin) 15.6
10. Herb Haygood (Michigan State) 15.4

Total Yards Per Play

1. Drew Brees* (Purdue) 6.9
2. Antwaan Randle El (Indiana) 6.2