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1952-53 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 1952-53 Season

  • Head Coach: O.B. Cowles (5th season)
  • Overall Record: 14-8
  • Conference Record: 11-7

1952-53 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
12/06/1952 @ Bradley W 79-63
12/08/1952 @ Xavier (OH) W 76-71
12/13/1952 Nebraska W 71-62
12/23/1952 Illinois W 77-73
12/30/1952 Michigan State W 64-47
12/31/1952 @ Marquette L 59-70
01/03/1953 Northwestern L 65-71
01/05/1953 Wisconsin W 64-53
01/10/1953 @ Indiana L 63-66
01/12/1953 @ Wisconsin L 74-76
01/17/1953 Iowa W 65-58
01/24/1953 Ohio State W 82-64
01/26/1953 @ Purdue W 77-72
01/31/1953 @ Michigan State L 60-64
02/02/1953 @ Northwestern W 72-69
02/07/1953 Purdue W 74-50
02/09/1953 @ Ohio State L 71-81
02/16/1953 Michigan W 90-83 OT
02/23/1953 @ Illinois L 82-83
02/28/1953 @ Michigan W 83-69
03/02/1953 @ Iowa L 79-81 OT
03/07/1953 Indiana W 65-63

1952-53 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Indiana 17-1 23-3
Illinois 14-4 18-4
Minnesota 11-7 14-8
Michigan State 11-7 13-9
Wisconsin 10-8 13-9
Iowa 9-9 12-10
Ohio State 7-11 10-12
Northwestern 5-13 6-16
Michigan 3-15 6-16
Purdue 3-15 4-18

1952-53 Final AP Poll

Team
1 Indiana
2 Seton Hall
3 Kansas
4 Washington
5 Louisiana State
6 La Salle
7 St. John's (NY)
8 Oklahoma State
9 Duquesne
10 Notre Dame
11 Illinois
12 Kansas State
13 Holy Cross
14 Seattle
15 Wake Forest
16 Santa Clara
17 Western Kentucky
18 North Carolina State
19 DePaul
20 SW Missouri State

1952-53 Final United Press Poll

Team
1 Indiana
2 Seton Hall
3 Washington
4 La Salle
5 Kansas
6 Louisiana State
7 Oklahoma State
8 North Carolina State
9 Kansas State
10 Illinois
11 Western Kentucky
12 California
13 Notre Dame
14 DePaul
14 Wyoming
16 St. Louis
17 Holy Cross
18 Oklahoma City
19 Brigham Young
20 Duquesne

Final Four

Semifinals

Indiana 80, Louisiana State 67
Kansas 79, Washington 53

Finals

Indiana 69, Kansas 68