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1970-71 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 1970-71 Season

  • Head Coach: George Hanson (1st season)
  • Overall Record: 11-13
  • Conference Record: 5-9
  • Notes: Eric Hill was team captain.

1970-71 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
12/01/1970 North Dakota W 85-61
12/05/1970 Iowa State W 89-69
12/08/1970 Marquette L 61-70
12/10/1970 @ Loyola (IL) W 82-62
12/21/1970 Bradley W 95-89
12/22/1970 @ Drake L 66-83
12/26/1970 @ Evansville W 77-73
12/28/1970 @ Virginia Commonwealth L 56-63 OT
01/02/1971 @ Notre Dame L 73-97
01/05/1971 Niagara W 92-87 OT
01/09/1971 Purdue L 76-83
01/12/1971 @ Indiana L 73-99
01/16/1971 @ Purdue L 92-97 OT
01/23/1971 Ohio State L 66-68
01/30/1971 Michigan L 79-97
02/06/1971 @ Illinois L 78-93
02/13/1971 Michigan State W 97-86
02/16/1971 Iowa W 88-76
02/20/1971 @ Michigan L 90-108
02/23/1971 @ Northwestern W 81-79
02/27/1971 Illinois W 80-64
03/02/1971 @ Ohio State L 70-84
03/06/1971 Wisconsin W 104-98
03/09/1971 @ Michigan State L 71-73

1970-71 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Ohio State 13-1 20-6
Michigan 12-2 19-7
Purdue 11-3 18-7
Indiana 9-5 17-7
Minnesota 5-9 11-13
Illinois 5-9 11-12
Michigan State 4-10 10-14
Iowa 4-10 9-15
Wisconsin 4-10 9-15
Northwestern 3-11 7-17

1970-71 Gopher Basketball Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Hometown/Previous School
14 Arnold, Roger G Jr 6-0 Effingham, IL
52 Brewer, Jim F/G So 6-8 Maywood, IL
12 Hill, Eric G Sr 6-3 Indianapolis, IN
11 Hurtgen, Peter F Sr 6-5 Pewaukee, WI
40 Kiedrowski, Jay G Sr 6-3 Edina, MN
50 Magnuson, Scott C So 6-11 Fullerton, CA
44 Masterson, Tom C Sr 6-8 Walnut Grove, MN
24 Murphy, Bob G Jr 6-2 Brooklyn, NY
42 Palmer, Steve F Jr 6-2 St. Paul, MN (Cretin)
32 Pyle, Jerry F Jr 6-7 Casselton, ND
31 Rickert, Lew G So 6-5 Duluth, MN
22 Shannon, Ollie G Sr 6-3 New York, NY
10 Swan, Paul G So 6-0 Pelican Rapids, MN
41 Taylor, Corky F So 6-9 Detroit, MI
20 Troland, Greg G So 6-4 Moorhead, MN

1970-71 Final AP Poll

Team
1 UCLA
2 Marquette
3 Pennsylvania
4 Kansas
5 Southern California
6 South Carolina
7 Western Kentucky
8 Kentucky
9 Fordham
10 Ohio State
11 Jacksonville
12 Notre Dame
13 North Carolina
14 Houston
15 Duquesne
16 Long Beach State
17 Tennessee
18 Villanova
19 Drake
20 Brigham Young

1970-71 Final United Press Poll

Team
1 UCLA
2 Marquette
3 Pennsylvania
4 Kansas
5 Southern Califorinia
6 South Carolina
7 Western Kentucky
8 Kentucky
9 Fordham
10 Ohio State
11 Jacksonville
11 Brigham Young
13 North Carolina
14 Notre Dame
14 Long Beach State
16 Drake
17 Villanova
18 Duquesne
18 Houston
20 Weber State

Final Four

Semifinals

Villanova 92, Western Kentucky 89 (2OT)
UCLA 68, Kansas 60

Finals

UCLA 68, Villanova 62