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2014-15 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 2014-15 Season

  • Head Coach:  Richard Pitino (2nd season)
  • Overall Record: 18-15
  • Conference Record: 6-12

2014-15 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
11/06/2014 Exhibition
Minnesota-Duluth
W 95-68
11/14/2014 Armed Forces Classic
vs. Louisville
L 68-81
11/18/2014 NIT Season Tip-Off
Western Kentucky
W 76-54
11/20/2014 NIT Season Tip-Off
Franklin Pierce
W 109-57
11/22/2014 NIT Season Tip-Off
UMBC
W 69-51
11/26/2014 NIT Season Tip-Off Semifinals
St. John's (NY)
L 61-70
11/28/2014 NIT Season Tip-Off Third Place
Georgia
W 66-62
12/02/2014 Big Ten/ACC Challenge
@ Wake Forest
W 84-69
12/05/2014 Western Carolina W 84-64
12/08/2014 North Dakota W 92-56
12/10/2014 Southern W 85-57
12/19/2014 Seattle W 92-57
12/22/2014 Furman W 86-76
12/27/2014 North Carolina-Wilmington W 108-82
12/31/2014 @ Purdue L 68-72
01/03/2015 @ Maryland L 58-70
01/06/2015 Ohio State L 72-74 OT
01/10/2015 @ Michigan L 57-62
01/13/2015 Iowa L 75-77
01/17/2015 Rutgers W 89-80
01/20/2015 @ Nebraska L 49-52
01/24/2015 Illinois W 79-71
01/28/2015 @ Penn State L 58-63
01/31/2015 Nebraska W 60-42
02/07/2015 Purdue W 62-58
02/12/2015 @ Iowa W 64-59
02/15/2015 @ Indiana L 71-90
02/18/2015 Northwestern L 66-72
02/21/2015 @ Wisconsin L 53-63
02/26/2015 @ Michigan State W 96-90 OT
03/05/2015 Wisconsin L 63-76
03/08/2015 Penn State L 76-79
03/11/2015 Big Ten 1st Round
vs. Rutgers
W 80-68
03/12/2015 Big Ten 2nd Round
vs. Ohio State
L 73-79

2014-15 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Wisconsin 16-2 36-4
Maryland 14-4 28-7
Michigan State 12-6 27-12
Iowa 12-6 22-12
Purdue 12-6 21-13
Ohio State 11-7 24-11
Indiana 9-9 20-14
Illinois 9-9 19-14
Michigan 8-10 16-16
Minnesota 6-12 18-15
Northwestern 6-12 15-17
Nebraska 5-13 13-18
Penn State 4-14 18-16
Rutgers 2-16 10-22

2014-15 Big Ten Tournament

First Round

#13 Penn State 68, #12 Nebraska 65
#11 Minnesota 80, #14 Rutgers 68

Second Round

#9 Michigan 73, #8 Illinois 55
#13 Penn State 67, #5 Iowa 58
#7 Indiana 71, #10 Northwestern 56
#6 Ohio State 79, #11 Minnesota 73

Quarterfinals

#1 Wisconsin 71, #9 Michigan 60
#4 Purdue 64, #13 Penn State 59
#2 Maryland 75, #7 Indiana 69
#3 Michigan State 76, #6 Ohio State 67

Semifinals

#1 Wisconsin 71, #4 Purdue 51
#3 Michigan State 62, #2 Maryland 58

Finals

#1 Wisconsin 80, #3 Michigan State 69 OT

2014-15 Gopher Basketball Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown (Last School)
23 Buggs, Charles F So* 6-9 220 Arlington, TX (Hargrave Military Academy)
55 Eliason, Elliott C Sr* 6-11 245 Chadron, NE (Chadron HS)
22 Haugh, Darin G Jr 5-10 170 Prior Lake, MN (Eastview HS/Bethany Lutheran)
1 Hollins, Andre G Sr 6-2 195 Memphis, TN (White Station HS)
24 King, Joey F Jr 6-9 235 Eagan, MN (Eastview HS/Drake)
21 Konate, Bakary C Fr 6-11 225 Bamako, Mali (Sunrise Christian Academy)
13 Martin, Josh F Fr 6-8 230 Bothell, WA (Bothell HS)
2 Mason, Nate G Fr 6-1 185 Decatur, GA (Arlington County Day)
4 Mathieu, Deandre G Sr 5-9 170 Knoxville, TN (Central HS/Central Arizona)
5 McNeil, Daquein G So 6-3 195 Baltimore, MD (Vermont Academy)
11 Morris, Carlos G Jr 6-5 175 Apalachiola, FL (Arlington Country Day/Chipola College)
12 Shell, Kendal G Sr 6-0 185 St.Louis, MO (Webster Groves)
15 Walker, Maurice F Sr* 6-10 255 Scarborough, Ontario (Brewster Academy)

* Indicates a player who has used a redshirt season

2014-15 Final AP Poll

Team Record Pts
1 Kentucky (65) 34-0 1,625
2 Villanova 32-2 1,522
3 Wisconsin 31-3 1,460
4 Duke 29-4 1,406
5 Arizona 31-3 1,405
6 Virginia 29-3 1,333
7 Gonzaga 32-2 1,229
8 Notre Dame 29-5 1,178
9 Iowa State 25-8 1,043
10 Kansas 26-8 995
11 Northern Iowa 30-3 979
12 Maryland 27-6 935
13 Oklahoma 22-10 740
14 Wichita State 28-4 737
15 North Carolina 24-11 703
16 Baylor 24-9 680
17 Louisville 24-8 614
18 SMU 27-6 485
19 Utah 24-8 455
20 West Virginia 23-9 398
21 Arkansas 26-8 373
22 Georgetown 21-10 177
23 Michigan State 23-11 159
24 Butler 22-10 142
25 VCU 26-9 109

2014-15 Final USA Today Poll

Team Record Pts
1 Duke (29) 35-4 773
2 Wisconsin 36-4 739
3 Kentucky (2) 38-1 720
4 Arizona 34-4 659
5 Notre Dame 32-6 614
6 Gonzaga 35-3 608
7 Michigan State 27-12 572
8 Virginia 30-4 525
9 Villanova 33-3 500
10 Louisville 27-9 474
11 Wichita State 30-5 452
12 North Carolina 26-12 403
13 Oklahoma 24-11 360
14 Northern Iowa 31-4 350
15 Utah 26-9 342
16 Maryland 28-7 331
17 Kansas 27-9 330
18 West Virginia 25-10 286
19 Iowa State 25-9 243
20 Arkansas 27-9 143
21 Baylor 24-10 112
22 Xavier 23-14 106
23 Butler 23-11 89
24 North Carolina State 22-14 88
25 Oregon 26-10 56

Final Four

Semifinals

Wisconsin 71, Kentucky 64
Duke 81, Michigan State 61

Finals

Duke 68, Wisconsin 63