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1960-61 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 1960-61 Season

  • Head Coach: John Kundla (2nd season)
  • Overall Record: 10-13
  • Conference Record: 8-6
  • Notes: The game against Michigan State which took place in the Los Angeles Classic is considered a non-conference game.

1960-61 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
12/01/1960 Bradley L 58-62
12/03/1960 @ Oklahoma L 56-60
12/05/1960 @ Missouri W 60-56
12/10/1960 Maryland L 53-64
12/17/1960 St. Mary's (CA) L 52-54
12/18/1960 @ Southern Methodist L 60-63
12/28/1960 Los Angeles Classic
vs. Southern California
L 52-75
12/29/1960 Los Angeles Classic
vs. California
L 49-63
12/30/1960 Los Angeles Classic
vs. Michigan State
W 83-77
01/07/1961 @ Iowa L 46-71
01/14/1961 Purdue L 64-65
01/16/1961 Northwestern W 66-54
01/21/1961 @ Ohio State L 56-75
01/23/1961 Michigan State W 89-70
01/28/1961 @ Northwestern W 66-59
01/30/1961 Indiana W 66-58
02/04/1961 Illinois L 60-65
02/11/1961 Michigan W 70-53
02/18/1961 @ Michigan State W 75-72
02/20/1961 @ Wisconsin L 75-83
02/25/1961 Iowa L 43-61
02/27/1961 @ Illinois W 85-76
03/04/1961 @ Michigan W 73-70

1960-61 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Ohio State 14-0 27-1
Iowa 10-4 18-6
Purdue 10-4 16-7
Minnesota 8-6 10-13
Indiana 8-6 15-9
Northwestern 6-8 10-12
Illinois 5-9 9-15
Wisconsin 4-10 7-17
Michigan State 3-11 7-17
Michigan 2-12 6-18

1960-61 Gopher Basketball Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Hometown/Previous School
14 Bateman, Robert G 1 6-2 International Falls, MN
50 Butler, Jerry C 3 6-6 Minneapolis, MN
20 Erickson, Dick F 3 6-5 Anoka, MN
45 Gilbertson, James F 1 6-4 Spring Lake Park, MN
23 Griggas, Bob G 3 6-2 Rockford, IL
42 Grow, Norman F 2 6-5 Foley, MN
32 Kammerer, Bob G 1 6-1 Minneapolis, MN
31 Kessler, Jay F 1 6-4 Redwood Falls, MN
10 Kezar, Tom G 2 6-2 Austin, MN
52 Lehman, Paul G 3 6-5 Minneapolis, MN
11 Magdanz, Eric F 1 6-6 Minneapolis, MN
34 McGrann, Tom C/F 1 6-7 Watertown, SD
12 Sabatini, Cal G 1 6-0 Hibbing, MN
44 Skadeland, Tom F 2 6-5 Minot, ND
24 Stang, Donald G 1 6-1 Deerwood, MN

1960-61 Final AP Poll

Team
1 Ohio State
2 Cincinnati
3 St. Bonaventure
4 Kansas State
5 North Carolina
6 Bradley
7 Southern California
8 Iowa
9 West Virginia
10 Duke
11 Utah
12 Texas Tech
13 Niagara
14 Memphis State
15 Wake Forest
16 St. John's (NY)
17 St. Joseph's (PA)
18 Drake
19 Holy Cross
20 Kentucky

1960-61 Final United Press Poll

Team
1 Ohio State
2 Cincinnati
3 St. Bonaventure
4 Kansas State
5 Southern California
6 North Carolina
7 Bradley
8 St. John's (NY)
9 Duke
10 Wake Forest
11 Iowa
12 West Virginia
13 Utah
14 St. Louis
15 Louisville
16 St. Joseph's (PA)
17 Dayton
18 Kentucky
18 Texas Tech
20 Memphis State

Final Four

Semifinals

Ohio State 95, St. Joseph's (PA) 69
Cincinnati 82, Utah 67

Finals

Cincinnati 70, Ohio State 65 (OT)