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1944-45 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 1944-45 Season

  • Head Coach: Weston Mitchell (1st season)
  • Overall Record: 8-13
  • Conference Record: 4-8

1944-45 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
12/02/1944 South Dakota W 50-28
12/04/1944 @ Iowa State L 41-42
12/09/1944 Iowa Seahawks L 32-38
12/16/1944 Great Lakes N.T.C. L 42-46
12/22/1944 @ Nebraska W 55-54
12/23/1944 @ Great Lakes N.T.C. L 44-63
12/30/1944 @ Marquette W 43-40
01/01/1945 Lawrence College W 45-30
01/06/1945 @ Iowa L 34-41
01/08/1945 Purdue W 49-44
01/12/1945 @ Northwestern L 33-52
01/13/1945 @ Wisconsin L 37-46
01/20/1945 Indiana L 46-48
01/27/1945 @ Purdue L 45-54
02/03/1945 @ Indiana W 56-48
02/10/1945 Illinois L 35-57
02/17/1945 Northwestern W 43-37
02/19/1945 @ Illinois L 48-49
02/27/1945 Iowa L 48-55
03/03/1945 Wisconsin W 54-50
03/05/1945 @ Iowa Seahawks L 30-49

1944-45 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Iowa 11-1 17-1
Ohio State 10-2 15-5
Illinois 7-5 13-7
Purdue 6-6 9-11
Michigan 5-7 12-7
Minnesota 4-8 8-13
Wisconsin 4-8 10-11
Northwestern 4-8 7-12
Indiana 3-9 10-11
Chicago 0-0 7-8

Final Four

Semifinals

New York 70, Ohio State 65 (OT)
Oklahoma A&M 68, Arkansas 41

Finals

Oklahoma A&M 49, New York 45