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1961-62 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 1961-62 Season

  • Head Coach: John Kundla (3rd season)
  • Overall Record: 10-14
  • Conference Record: 6-8
  • Notes: The Hurricane Classic took place in Miami, Florida.

1961-62 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
12/02/1961 DePaul L 56-66
12/04/1961 Memphis State W 89-81
12/09/1961 Southern Methodist W 70-56
12/15/1961 @ Maryland L 69-75
12/18/1961 @ Bradley L 47-80
12/20/1961 Arizona State W 70-68
12/23/1961 @ Marquette L 63-69
12/28/1961 Hurricane Classic
vs. Temple
L 66-70
12/29/1961 Hurricane Classic
vs. Miami (OH)
W 98-64
01/02/1962 @ Wake Forest L 70-79
01/06/1962 Purdue W 81-67
01/08/1962 Indiana W 104-100
01/13/1962 @ Iowa L 63-65
01/20/1962 Ohio State L 76-90
01/22/1962 @ Michigan State L 79-84
01/27/1962 @ Indiana L 104-105 OT
02/03/1962 Wisconsin L 88-94
02/05/1962 @ Illinois L 80-89
02/10/1962 @ Ohio State L 66-91
02/17/1962 Northwestern W 73-64
02/24/1962 @ Purdue L 80-94
02/26/1962 @ Wisconsin W 92-90
03/03/1962 Michigan State W 98-91
03/05/1962 @ Michigan W 102-80

1961-62 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Ohio State 13-1 26-2
Wisconsin 10-4 17-7
Purdue 9-5 17-7
Illinois 7-7 15-8
Indiana 7-7 13-11
Iowa 7-7 13-11
Minnesota 6-8 10-14
Michigan 5-9 7-17
Michigan State 3-11 8-14
Northwestern 3-11 8-15

1961-62 Final AP Poll

Team
1 Ohio State
2 Cincinnati
3 Kentucky
4 Mississippi State
5 Bradley
6 Kansas State
7 Utah
8 Bowling Green
9 Colorado
10 Duke
11 Loyola (IL)
12 St. John's (NY)
13 Wake Forest
14 Oregon State
15 West Virginia
16 Arizona State
17 Duquesne
18 Utah State
19 UCLA
20 Villanova

1961-62 Final United Press Poll

Team
1 Ohio State
2 Cincinnati
3 Kentucky
4 Mississippi State
5 Kansas State
6 Bradley
7 Wake Forest
8 Colorado
9 Bowling Green
10 Utah
11 Oregon State
12 St. John's (NY)
13 Duke
13 Loyola (IL)
15 Arizona State
16 West Virginia
17 UCLA
18 Duquesne
19 Utah State
20 Villanova

Final Four

Semifinals

Ohio State 84, Wake Forest 68
Cincinnati 72, UCLA 70

Finals

Cincinnati 71, Ohio State 59