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1965-66 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 1965-66 Season

  • Head Coach: John Kundla (7th season)
  • Overall Record: 14-10
  • Conference Record: 7-7
  • Notes: The Quaker City Tournament took place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1965-66 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
12/01/1965 North Dakota W 73-59
12/04/1965 Iowa State W 80-69
12/07/1965 Drake W 81-67
12/18/1965 Creighton W 89-77
12/20/1965 @ Detroit W 92-88
12/23/1965 @ Utah State L 72-97
12/27/1965 Quaker City Tourn.
vs. Cornell (NY)
W 84-82
12/29/1965 Quaker City Tourn.
vs. St. Joseph's (PA)
L 66-91
12/30/1965 Quaker City Tourn.
vs. La Salle
W 92-87
12/31/1965 @ Loyola (IL) L 69-82
01/08/1966 @ Michigan State L 65-85
01/15/1966 Indiana W 91-82
01/22/1966 @ Michigan L 85-97
01/29/1966 @ Purdue W 91-75
02/01/1966 Northwestern W 86-76
02/05/1966 Purdue W 66-61
02/12/1966 Michigan State W 81-71
02/15/1966 @ Iowa L 87-96
02/19/1966 @ Illinois L 89-100
02/21/1966 Ohio State L 98-102
02/26/1966 Illinois W 94-92
02/28/1966 @ Indiana W 96-90
03/05/1966 @ Ohio State L 89-94
03/07/1966 Wisconsin L 74-87

1965-66 Big Ten Standings

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

1965-66 Gopher Basketball Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Hometown/Previous School
12 Barry, Wayne G So 6-1 175 Milwaukee, WI (Pulaski)
21 Clark, Archie G Sr 6-1 180 Ecorse, MI
24 Dvoracek, Dennis F Sr 6-6 190 Eau Claire, WI
40 Grohnke, Bryan F So 6-4 235 Edina, MN
14 Hudson, Lou F Sr 6-5 207 Greensboro, NC
44 Kondla, Tom C So 6-7 225 Brookfield, IL
34 Kottke, Gale F So 6-7 190 Glencoe, MN
41 Kusch, Fred C So 6-9 235 Wonder Lake, IL
10 Lopata, Dean G Sr 6-0 170 Minneapolis, MN (Edison)
45 Martins, Wes G Sr 5-11 180 Moorhead, MN
11 Moore, Bill F So 6-6 210 Edina, MN (Birmingham, MI)
50 Presthus, Paul F Jr 6-5 205 Rugby, ND
32 Priadka, Nick F So 6-5 190 Minneapolis, MN (Edison)

1965-66 Final AP Poll

Team
1 Kentucky
2 Duke
3 Texas-El Paso
4 Kansas
5 St. Joseph's (PA)
6 Loyola (IL)
7 Cincinnati
8 Vanderbilt
9 Michigan
10 Western Kentucky

1965-66 Final United Press Poll

Team
1 Kentucky
2 Duke
3 Texas-El Paso
4 Kansas
5 Loyola (IL)
6 St. Joseph's (PA)
7 Michigan
8 Vanderbilt
9 Cincinnati
10 Providence
11 Nebraska
12 Utah
13 Oklahoma City
14 Houston
15 Oregon State
16 Syracuse
17 Pacific (CA)
18 Davidson
19 Brigham Young
19 Dayton

Final Four

Semifinals

Kentucky 83, Duke 79
Texas Western 85, Utah 78

Finals

Texas Western 72, Kentucky 65