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1972-73 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 1972-73 Season

  • Head Coach: Bill Musselman (2nd season)
  • Overall Record: 21-5
  • Conference Record: 10-4
  • Notes: The Far West Classic took place in Portland, Oregon.

1972-73 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
11/25/1972 California-Irvine W 93-71
12/02/1972 Western Illinois W 111-66
12/04/1972 Wisconsin-Milwaukee W 79-60
12/16/1972 @ Loyola (IL) W 87-81
12/19/1972 San Francisco State W 78-38
12/21/1972 Corpus Christi W 67-53
12/27/1972 Far West Classic
vs. Washington State
W 41-35
12/29/1972 Far West Classic
vs. Oregon
W 59-49
12/30/1972 Far West Classic
vs. Oregon State
W 83-80
01/06/1973 @ Iowa L 62-65 OT
01/13/1973 Wisconsin W 78-54
01/16/1973 Marquette W 64-53
01/20/1973 @ Indiana L 71-83
01/27/1973 Michigan State W 93-77
01/29/1973 @ Wisconsin W 81-64
02/03/1973 Purdue W 70-53
02/10/1973 @ Ohio State W 80-78
02/17/1973 Indiana W 82-75
02/19/1973 @ Illinois W 82-73
02/24/1973 Michigan W 98-80
02/26/1973 Northwestern W 90-74
03/03/1973 @ Purdue W 79-66
03/05/1973 Iowa L 77-79
03/10/1973 @ Northwestern L 74-79
03/19/1973 NIT 1st Round
vs. Rutgers
W 68-59
03/22/1973 NIT 2nd Round
vs. Alabama
L 65-69

1972-73 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Indiana 11-3 22-6
Minnesota 10-4 21-5
Purdue 8-6 15-9
Ohio State 8-6 14-10
Illinois 8-6 14-10
Michigan State 6-8 13-11
Iowa 6-8 13-11
Michigan 6-8 13-11
Wisconsin 5-9 11-13
Northwestern 2-12 5-19

1972-73 Gopher Basketball Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Hometown/Previous School
54 Barker, Tommy C Fr 7-0 Welasco, TX
11 Behagen, Ron F/C Sr 6-10 New York, NY
52 Brewer, Jim C Sr 6-9 Maywood, IL
50 Hebditch, E. Scott F Fr 6-7 Pittsburgh, PA
14 Justice, Stephen G Fr 6-2 New Britain, PA
42 Larsen, Bob G Jr 6-5 Chicago, IL
15 Nix, Bob G Sr 6-3 Owenton, KY
24 Olson, Greg G So 6-5 Columbus, OH
40 Schauer, George F Jr 6-2 Cleveland, OH
10 Sims, Charles F So 6-5 Barberton, OH
41 Taylor, Corky C Sr 6-9 Detroit, MI
32 Turner, Clyde F Sr 6-8 Champaign, IL
31 Winfield, Dave F Sr 6-6 St. Paul (Central)
22 Young, Keith G Jr 6-5 Columbus, OH

1972-73 Final AP Poll

Team
1 UCLA
2 North Carolina State
3 Long Beach State
4 Providence
5 Marquette
6 Indiana
7 SW Louisiana
8 Maryland
9 Kansas State
10 Minnesota
11 North Carolina
12 Memphis State
13 Houston
14 Syracuse
15 Missouri
16 Arizona State
17 Kentucky
18 Pennsylvania
19 Austin Peay
20 San Francisco

1972-73 Final United Press Poll

Team
1 UCLA
2 North Carolina State
3 Long Beach State
4 Marquette
5 Providence
6 Indiana
7 SW Louisiana
7 Kansas State
9 Minnesota
10 Maryland
11 Memphis State
12 North Carolina
13 Arizona State
14 Syracuse
15 Kentucky
16 South Carolina
17 Missouri
18 Weber State
18 Houston
20 Pennsylvania

Final Four

Semifinals

Memphis State 98, Providence 85
UCLA 70, Indiana 59

Finals

UCLA 87, Memphis State 66