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1954-55 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 1954-55 Season

  • Head Coach: O.B. (Cowles season)
  • Overall Record: 15-7
  • Conference Record: 10-4
  • Notes: The Dixie Classic took place in Raleigh, North Carolina.

1954-55 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
12/04/1954 @ DePaul L 93-94 OT
12/11/1954 DePaul W 94-84
12/18/1954 @ Oklahoma A&M L 54-62
12/21/1954 Southern Methodist W 89-72
12/23/1954 Notre Dame W 77-66
12/27/1954 Dixie Classic
vs. Wake Forest
W 81-73
12/28/1954 Dixie Classic
vs. Duke
W 79-73
12/29/1954 Dixie Classic
vs. North Carolina State
L 84-85
01/03/1955 @ Northwestern L 72-74
01/08/1955 @ Iowa W 81-80
01/10/1955 Indiana W 88-74
01/15/1955 Purdue W 102-88
01/22/1955 @ Michigan State L 75-87
01/24/1955 Northwestern W 102-82
01/29/1955 @ Purdue W 59-56 6OT
02/07/1955 Ohio State W 82-56
02/12/1955 Illinois W 78-71 2OT
02/14/1955 @ Indiana W 80-70
02/19/1955 @ Michigan W 74-65
02/21/1955 @ Wisconsin W 71-69
02/29/1955 Iowa L 70-72
03/05/1955 Wisconsin L 72-78

1954-55 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Iowa 11-3 19-7
Minnesota 10-4 15-7
Illinois 10-4 17-5
Michigan State 8-6 13-9
Northwestern 7-7 12-10
Purdue 5-9 12-10
Michigan 5-9 11-11
Wisconsin 5-9 10-12
Indiana 5-9 8-14
Ohio State 4-10 10-12

1954-55 Final AP Poll

Team
1 San Francisco
2 Kentucky
3 La Salle
4 North Carolina State
5 Iowa
6 Duquesne
7 Utah
8 Marquette
9 Dayton
10 Oregon State
11 Minnesota
12 Alabama
13 UCLA
14 George Washington
15 Colorado
16 Tulsa
17 Vanderbilt
18 Illinois
19 West Virginia
20 St. Louis

1954-55 Final United Press Poll

Team
1 San Francisco
2 Kentucky
3 La Salle
4 Utah
5 Iowa
6 North Carolina State
7 Duquesne
8 Oregon State
9 Marquette
10 Dayton
11 Colorado
12 UCLA
13 Minnesota
14 Tulsa
15 George Washington
16 Illinois
17 Niagara
18 St. Louis
19 Holy Cross
20 Cincinnati

Final Four

Semifinals

La Salle 76, Iowa 73
San Francisco 62, Colorado 50

Finals

San Francisco 77, La Salle 63