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2004-05 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 2004-05 Season

  • Head Coach: Dan Monson (6th season)
  • Overall Record: 21-11
  • Conference Record: 10-6
  • Notes: The Great Alaska Shootout took place in Anchorage, Alaska.

2004-05 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
11/06/2004 Exhibition
St. Thomas (MN)
W 91-50
11/12/2004 Exhibition
St. Cloud State
W 81-58
11/21/2004 Lipscomb W 83-68
11/25/2004 Great Alaska Shootout
vs. Furman
W 84-69
11/26/2004 Great Alaska Shootout
vs. Alabama
L 72-78
11/27/2004 Great Alaska Shootout
vs. Oklahoma
L 54-67
11/30/2004 Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Florida State
L 69-70
12/04/2004 Holy Cross W 72-56
12/08/2004 @ Nebraska W 57-48
12/11/2004 Central Michigan W 77-63
12/15/2004 Chicago State W 68-58
12/22/2004 St. Francis (PA) W 85-67
12/29/2004 North Carolina-Greensboro W 94-59
01/01/2005 Coppin State W 79-58
01/03/2005 Loyola Marymount W 93-67
01/08/2005 Penn State W 83-62
01/12/2005 Purdue W 63-52
01/15/2005 @ Iowa L 60-66
01/19/2005 @ Ohio State W 60-56 OT
01/22/2005 Michigan State L 55-69
01/26/2005 Indiana W 70-65
01/29/2005 @ Illinois L 66-89
02/02/2005 @ Michigan W 71-54
02/05/2005 Wisconsin W 60-50
02/09/2005 Northwestern L 53-55
02/12/2005 @ Indiana L 56-71
02/16/2005 @ Michigan State L 62-81
02/19/2005 Ohio State W 52-50
02/23/2005 Iowa W 65-57
02/26/2005 @ Purdue W 59-57
03/02/2005 @ Penn State W 73-69
03/11/2005 Big Ten Quarterfinals
vs. Indiana
W 71-55
03/12/2005 Big Ten Semifinals
vs. Illinois
L 56-64
03/18/2005 NCAA 1st Round
vs. Iowa State
L 53-64

2004-05 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Illinois 15-1 37-2
Michigan State 13-3 26-6
Wisconsin 11-5 25-9
Minnesota 10-6 21-11
Indiana 10-6 15-14
Ohio State 8-8 20-12
Iowa 7-9 21-12
Northwestern 6-10 15-16
Michigan 4-12 13-18
Purdue 3-13 7-21
Penn State 1-15 7-23

2004-05 Big Ten Tournament

First Round

#8 Northwestern 58, #9 Michigan 56
#7 Iowa 71, #10 Purdue 52
#6 Ohio State 72, #11 Penn State 69

Quarterfinals

#1 Illinois 68, #8 Northwestern 51
#5 Minnesota 71, #4 Indiana 55
#7 Iowa 71, #2 Michigan State 69
#3 Wisconsin 60, #6 Ohio State 49

Semifinals

#1 Illinois 64, #5 Minnesota 56
#3 Wisconsin 59, #7 Iowa 56

Finals

#1 Illinois 54, #3 Wisconsin 43

2004-05 Gopher Basketball Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown (Last School)
31 Boone, Adam G Sr* 6-3 197 Minnetonka, MN (North Carolina/Minnetonka HS)
13 Coleman, Dan F Fr* 6-9 220 Minneapolis, MN (Hopkins HS)
15 Grier, Vincent G/F Jr 6-5 207 Charlotte, NC (Dixie State JC)
42 Hagen, Jeff C Sr* 7-0 270 Minnetonka, MN (Hopkins HS)
11 Hargrow, Maurice G Sr 6-5 190 St. Paul, MN (Highland Park HS)
34 Lawson, Brent G Sr* 6-4 211 Maple Grove, MN (St. Francis PA/Maple Grove HS)
12 Nuness, Jordan G Fr* 6-3 200 Eden Prairie, MN (Eden Prairie HS)
23 Popp, Alex G/F Fr 6-5 196 Winchester, MA (Northfield Mount Hermon Prep)
32 Puchtel, Zach F Jr 6-6 250 Minnetonka, MN (Hopkins HS)
3 Robinson, Aaron G Sr 5-10 170 Rockford, IL (Guilford HS)
2 Saunders, Ryan G Fr 6-1 170 Medina, MN (Wayzata HS)
21 Stamper, J'son F Jr 6-6 233 Bronx, NY (Independence CC)
50 Tollackson, Spencer C Fr 6-9 275 Chaska, MN (Chaska HS)
24 Tucker, Rico G Fr 6-0 190 San Diego, CA (University HS)
1 Webb, Miles G Fr 6-3 192 Brooklyn Park, MN (Park Center HS)
30 Williams, Jonathan F Fr 6-9 275 St. Cloud, MN (Notre Dame Prep)
33 Wooldridge, Kerry F Fr* 6-8 217 San Leandro, CA (San Leandro HS)

* Indicates a player who has used a redshirt season

2004-05 Final AP Poll

Team Record Pts
1. Illinois (72) 32-1 1,800
2. North Carolina 27-4 1,676
3. Duke 25-5 1,671
4. Louisville 29-4 1,495
5. Wake Forest 26-5 1,457
6. Oklahoma State 24-6 1,393
7. Kentucky 25-5 1,342
8. Washington 27-5 1,318
9. Arizona 27-6 1,133
10. Gonzaga 25-4 1,122
11. Syracuse 27-6 1,072
12. Kansas 23-6 1,049
13. Connecticut 22-7 949
14. Boston College 24-4 878
15. Michigan State 22-6 690
16. Florida 23-7 651
17. Oklahoma 24-7 605
18. Utah 27-5 599
19. Villanova 22-7 494
20. Wisconsin 22-8 384
21. Alabama 24-7 376
22. Pacific 26-3 349
23. Cincinnati 24-7 163
24. Texas Tech 20-10 143
25. Georgia Tech 19-11 132

2005-06 Final ESPN/USA Today Poll

Team Record Pts
1. North Carolina (31) 33-4 775
2. Illinois 37-2 744
3. Louisville 33-5 704
4. Michigan State 26-7 676
5. Kentucky 28-6 637
6. Arizona 30-7 612
7. Duke 27-6 560
8. Oklahoma State 26-7 515
9. Washington 29-6 511
10. Wisconsin 25-9 489
11. Wake Forest 27-6 399
12. West Virginia 24-11 364
13. Villanova 24-8 355
14. Utah 29-6 333
15. Kansas 23-7 253
16. Texas Tech 22-11 251
17. Connecticut 23-8 249
18. Gonzaga 26-5 239
19. Boston College 25-5 234
20. Oklahoma 25-8 218
21. Syracuse 27-7 179
22. North Carolina State 21-14 137
23. Wisconsin-Milwaukee 26-6 123
24. Florida 24-8 118
25. Cincinnati 25-8 96

Final Four

Semifinals

North Carolina 87, Michigan State 71
Illinois 72, Louisville 57

Finals

North Carolina 75, Illinois 70