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1945-46 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 1945-46 Season

  • Head Coach: Dave McMillan (16th season)
  • Overall Record: 14-7
  • Conference Record: 7-5

1945-46 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
12/01/1945 South Dakota W 71-27
12/03/1945 South Dakota State W 78-25
12/08/1945 Nebraska W 55-30
12/15/1945 Iowa State W 65-33
12/22/1945 @ Great Lakes N.T.C. L 50-67
12/24/1945 @ Michigan State L 48-50
12/29/1945 North Dakota State W 69-46
12/31/1945 DePaul W 45-36
01/05/1946 @ Wisconsin W 46-45
01/07/1946 @ Indiana W 59-48
01/14/1946 Chicago W 71-44
01/19/1946 Great Lakes N.T.C. W 64-49
01/26/1946 Purdue W 56-43
01/28/1946 @ Iowa L 61-63 OT
02/02/1946 @ Purdue L 40-65
02/08/1946 @ Northwestern L 49-72
02/09/1946 @ Chicago W 52-30
02/18/1946 Northwestern L 50-52
02/23/1946 Indiana L 52-75
03/02/1946 Iowa W 58-47
03/04/1946 Wisconsin W 58-57

1945-46 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Ohio State 10-2 16-5
Indiana 9-3 18-3
Iowa 8-4 14-4
Northwestern 8-4 15-5
Minnesota 7-5 14-7
Illinois 7-5 14-7
Michigan 6-6 12-7
Purdue 4-8 10-11
Wisconsin 1-11 4-17
Chicago 0-12 6-14

Final Four

Semifinals

North Carolina 60, Ohio State 57
Oklahoma A&M 52, California 35

Finals

Oklahoma A&M 43, North Carolina 40