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1968-69 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 1968-69 Season

  • Head Coach: Bill Fitch (1st season)
  • Overall Record: 12-12
  • Conference Record: 6-8

1968-69 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
11/30/1968 Iowa State L 48-57
12/03/1968 Marquette W 75-73
12/14/1968 @ Loyola (IL) W 76-71
12/16/1968 @ Notre Dame L 65-69
12/17/1968 North Dakota W 77-64
12/20/1968 UCLA L 51-90
12/23/1968 @ San Diego State W 73-60
12/27/1968 Dallas Classic
vs. Drake
L 48-71
12/28/1968 Dallas Classic
vs. Mississippi
W 72-58
12/30/1968 Detroit W 85-80
01/04/1969 @ Illinois L 58-80
01/11/1969 Michigan W 94-67
01/14/1969 @ Wisconsin L 61-68
01/18/1969 @ Iowa L 68-89
01/25/1969 Purdue L 79-102
02/01/1969 Northwestern W 89-80
02/08/1969 @ Indiana W 89-83
02/11/1969 Wisconsin L 63-69
02/15/1969 @ Ohio State L 41-58
02/22/1969 Indiana W 83-79
02/24/1969 @ Michigan L 79-83
03/01/1969 @ Northwestern L 70-74
03/04/1969 Iowa W 71-65
03/08/1969 Michigan State W 78-65

1968-69 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Purdue 13-1 23-5
Illinois 9-5 19-5
Ohio State 9-5 17-7
Michigan 7-7 13-11
Minnesota 6-8 12-12
Northwestern 6-8 14-10
Michigan State 6-8 11-12
Iowa 5-9 12-12
Wisconsin 5-9 11-13
Indiana 4-10 9-15

1968-69 Gopher Basketball Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Hometown/Previous School
14 Andrews, Todd G So 6-2 Faribault, MN
24 Beyer, John G Jr 6-5 Luverne, MN
50 Fitzsimmons, Pat F Jr 6-6 Effingham, IL
32 Gardner, LeRoy F Sr 6-4 St. Paul, MN
12 Hill, Eric G So 6-2 Indianapolis, IN
11 Hurtgen, Peter F So 6-4 Pewaukee, WI
40 Kiedrowski, Jay G So 6-3 Edina, MN
44 Masterson, Tom C So 6-8 Walnut Grove, MN
31 Mikan, Larry C Jr 6-7 Edina, MN
20 Mikan, Terry G So 6-3 Edina, MN
22 Nuness, Al G Sr 6-3 Maywood, IL
52 Overskei, Larry F Jr 6-6 Roseville, MN
41 Proeschel, Dan F Jr 6-5 Brownsdale, MN
10 Regenfuss, Mike G Jr 6-0 Superior, WI
45 Schelper, Roger G Jr 6-1 Edina, MN

1968-69 Final AP Poll

Team
1 UCLA
2 La Salle
3 Santa Clara
4 North Carolina
5 Davidson
6 Purdue
7 Kentucky
8 St. John's (NY)
9 Duquesne
10 Villanova
11 Drake
12 New Mexico State
13 South Carolina
14 Marquette
15 Louisville
16 Boston College
17 Notre Dame
18 Colorado
19 Kansas
20 Illinois

1968-69 Final United Press Poll

Team
1 UCLA
2 North Carolina
3 Davidson
4 Santa Clara
5 Kentucky
6 La Salle
7 Purdue
8 St. John's (NY)
9 New Mexico State
10 Duquesne
11 Drake
12 Colorado
13 Louisville
14 Marquette
15 Villanova
15 Boston College
17 Weber State
17 Wyoming
19 Colorado State
20 South Carolina
20 Kansas

Final Four

Semifinals

Purdue 92, North Carolina 65
UCLA 85, Drake 82

Finals

UCLA 92, Purdue 72