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1951-52 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 1951-52 Season

  • Head Coach: O.B. Cowles (4th season)
  • Overall Record: 15-7
  • Conference Record: 10-4

1951-52 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
12/03/1951 Bradley L 54-58
12/08/1951 @ Nebraska W 63-55
12/10/1951 DePaul L 57-64
12/13/1951 Kentucky W 61-57
12/22/1951 Washington L 51-55
12/28/1951 Michigan State Tourn.
vs. Princeton
W 63-57
12/29/1951 Michigan State Tourn.
vs. Dartmouth
W 75-62
12/31/1951 @ Milwaukee
vs. Arizona
W 73-61
01/05/1952 Illinois L 43-52
01/12/1952 Michigan State W 55-49
01/14/1952 Michigan W 70-60
01/19/1952 @ Iowa L 59-76
01/21/1952 @ Ohio State L 58-59
01/26/1952 Northwestern W 74-56
02/02/1952 @ Purdue W 65-50
02/04/1952 Ohio State W 84-56
02/09/1952 @ Wisconsin W 54-47
02/11/1952 Indiana W 74-61
02/16/1952 @ Michigan W 52-44
02/18/1952 @ Michigan State W 60-58
02/23/1952 Purdue W 59-56
03/01/1952 @ Indiana L 52-68

1951-52 Big Ten Standings

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

1951-52 Final AP Poll

Team
1 Kentucky
2 Illinois
3 Kansas State
4 Duquesne
5 St. Louis
6 Washington
7 Iowa
8 Kansas
9 West Virginia
10 St. John's (NY)
11 Dayton
12 Duke
13 Holy Cross
14 Seton Hall
15 St. Bonaventure
16 Wyoming
17 Louisville
18 Seattle
19 UCLA
20 Texas State

1951-52 Final United Press Poll

Team
1 Kentucky
2 Illinois
3 Kansas
4 Duquesne
5 Washington
6 Kansas State
7 St. Louis
8 Iowa
9 St. John's (NY)
10 Wyoming
11 St. Bonaventure
12 Seton Hall
13 Texas Christian
14 West Virginia
15 Holy Cross
16 Western Kentucky
17 La Salle
18 Dayton
19 Louisville
20 UCLA
20 Indiana

Final Four

Semifinals

St. John's (NY) 61, Illinois 59
Kansas 74, Santa Clara 55

Finals

Kansas 80, St. John's (NY) 63