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1950-51 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 1950-51 Season

  • Head Coach: O.B. Cowles (3rd season)
  • Overall Record: 13-9
  • Conference Record: 7-7

1950-51 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
12/02/1950 Nebraska W 55-41
12/09/1950 Loyola (IL) W 66-51
12/11/1950 @ Oklahoma L 45-66
12/16/1950 Pittsburgh W 72-43
12/23/1950 Oklahoma W 49-42
12/27/1950 Kansas City Tourn.
vs. Colorado
W 74-68
12/28/1950 Kansas City Tourn.
vs. Kansas
W 62-51
12/29/1950 Kansas City Tourn.
vs. Kansas State
L 62-70
01/06/1951 @ Illinois L 62-70
01/08/1951 Ohio State W 77-64
01/13/1951 Purdue W 78-55
01/15/1951 Michigan W 66-62
01/22/1951 Iowa L 47-69
01/27/1951 @ Indiana L 26-32
02/03/1951 Wisconsin L 44-47
02/05/1951 @ Michigan State L 44-50
02/10/1951 Indiana W 61-54
02/12/1951 @ Michigan L 48-52 OT
02/17/1951 @ Ohio State W 70-56
02/19/1951 @ Purdue L 78-81
02/24/1951 @ Northwestern W 73-68
02/26/1951 Michigan State W 56-39

1950-51 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Illinois 13-1 22-5
Indiana 12-2 19-3
Iowa 9-5 15-7
Minnesota 7-7 13-9
Northwestern 7-7 12-10
Wisconsin 7-7 10-12
Michigan State 5-9 10-11
Purdue 4-10 8-14
Michigan 3-11 7-15
Ohio State 3-11 6-16

1950-51 Final AP Poll

Team
1 Kentucky
2 Oklahoma State
3 Columbia
4 Kansas State
5 Illinois
6 Bradley
7 Indiana
8 North Carolina State
9 St. John's (NY)
10 St. Louis
11 Brigham Young
12 Arizona
13 Dayton
14 Toledo
15 Washington
16 Murray State
17 Cincinnati
18 Siena
19 Southern California
20 Villanova

1950-51 Final United Press Poll

Team
1 Kentucky
2 Oklahoma State
3 Kansas State
4 Illinois
5 Columbia
6 Bradley
7 North Carolina State
8 Indiana
9 St. John's (NY)
10 Brigham Young
11 St. Louis
12 Arizona
13 Washington
14 Beloit
14 Villanova
16 UCLA
17 Cincinnati
18 Dayton
18 St. Bonaventure
18 Seton Hall
18 Texas A&M

Final Four

Semifinals

Kentucky 76, Illinois 74
Kansas State 68, Oklahoma A&M 44

Finals

Kentucky 68, Kansas State 58