|2000 Wells Fargo Sun Bowl|
|Date||December 29, 2000|
|Stadium||Sun Bowl Stadium|
|Location||El Paso, Texas|
|MVP||Freddie Mitchell (UCLA)|
|Payout||US$1,000,000 per team|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers||Verne Lundquist and Todd Blackledge|
The 2000 Wells Fargo Sun Bowl featured the UCLA Bruins and the Wisconsin Badgers.
Wisconsin opened the scoring, after quarterback Brooks Bollinger threw a 54-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Lee Evans for an early 7–0 lead. UCLA responded when Cory Paus threw a 64-yard touchdown pass to Freddie Mitchell to even the score at 7. UCLA's Chris Griffin added a 31-yard field goal to push UCLA's lead to 10–7.
In the second quarter, running back DeShaun Foster rushed 7 yards for a touchdown, to increase the lead to 17–7. In the third quarter, Chris Griffin kicked his second field goal of the game, a 25 yarder, to move the lead to 20–7. Brooks Bollinger later found wide receiver Chris Chambers for a 3-yard touchdown pass, cutting the lead to 20–14. Michael Bennett's 6-yard touchdown run gave the Badgers a 21–20 lead, and eventually the ball game.