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2015-16 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 2015-16 Season

  • Head Coach:  Richard Pitino (3rd season)
  • Overall Record: 8-23
  • Conference Record: 2-16
  • The game against Oklahoma State was played in Sioux Falls, SD.

2015-16 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
11/01/2015 Exhibition
Minnesota-Crookston
W 74-57
11/06/2015 Exhibition
SW Minnesota State
W 81-64
11/13/2015 Missouri-Kansas City W 76-58
11/15/2015 Louisiana-Monroe W 67-56
11/19/2015 Puerto Rico Tip-Off
vs. Temple
L 70-75
11/20/2015 Puerto Rico Tip-Off
vs. Missouri State
W 74-69
11/22/2015 Puerto Rico Tip-Off
vs. Texas Tech
L 68-81
11/27/2015 Nebraska-Omaha W 93-90
11/30/2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Clemson
W 89-83
12/05/2015 South Dakota L 81-85
12/08/2015 South Dakota State L 70-84
12/12/2015 vs. Oklahoma State L 60-62
12/16/2015 Chicago State W 70-52
12/23/2015 Wisconsin-Milwaukee L 65-74
12/30/2015 @ Ohio State L 63-78
01/02/2016 Michigan State L 61-69
01/05/2016 @ Penn State L 77-86
01/09/2016 Northwestern L 52-77
01/12/2016 @ Nebraska L 59-84
01/16/2016 Indiana L 63-70
01/20/2016 @ Michigan L 69-74
01/23/2016 Illinois L 71-76 OT
01/27/2016 Purdue L 64-68
01/30/2016 @ Indiana L 68-74
02/04/2016 @ Northwestern L 58-82
02/10/2016 Michigan L 74-82
02/14/2016 @ Iowa L 71-75
02/18/2016 Maryland W 68-63
02/23/2016 Rutgers W 83-61
02/28/2016 @ Illinois L 71-84
03/02/2016 Wisconsin L 49-62
03/05/2016 @ Rutgers L 52-75
03/09/2016 Big Ten 1st Round
vs. Illinois
L 52-85

2015-16 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Indiana 15-3 25-7
Michigan State 13-5 29-5
Purdue 12-6 26-8
Maryland 12-6 25-8
Iowa 12-6 21-10
Wisconsin 12-6 20-12
Ohio State 11-7 20-13
Michigan 10-8 22-12
Northwestern 8-10 20-12
Penn State 7-11 16-16
Nebraska 6-12 16-18
Illinois 5-13 15-19
Minnesota 2-16 8-23
Rutgers 1-17 7-25

2015-16 Big Ten Tournament

First Round

#12 Illinois 85, #13 Minnesota 52
#11 Nebraska 89, #14 Rutgers 72

Second Round

#8 Michigan 72, #9 Northwestern 70 OT
#12 Illinois 66, #5 Iowa 66
#7 Ohio State 79, #10 Penn State 75
#11 Nebraska 70, #6 Wisconsin 58

Quarterfinals

#8 Michigan 72, #1 Indiana 69
#4 Purdue 89, #12 Illinois 58
#2 Michigan State 81, #7 Ohio State 54
#3 Maryland 97, #11 Nebraska 86

Semifinals

#4 Purdue 76, #8 Michigan 59
#2 Michigan State 64, #3 Maryland 61

Finals

#2 Michigan State 66, #4 Purdue 62

2015-16 Gopher Basketball Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown (Last School)
1 McBrayer, Dupree G Fr 6-4 175 Queens, NY (Sunrise Christian Academy)
2 Mason, Nate G So 6-1 185 Decatur, GA (Arlington County Day)
3 Murphy, Jordan F Fr 6-6 230 San Antonio, TX (Brennan)
4 Dorsey, Kevin G Fr 6-0 175 Waldorf, MD (Clinton Christian)
10 Haugh, Darin G Jr* 5-10 170 Prior Lake, MN (Eastview HS/Bethany Lutheran)
11 Morris, Carlos G Sr 6-5 185 Apalachiola, FL (Arlington Country Day/Chipola College)
12 Johnson, Jarvis G Fr 6-1 185 Minneapolis, MN (DeLaSalle HS)
15 Sharp, Stephon G Fr 6-3 195 Bloomington, MN (Hopkins HS)
20 Fitzgerald, Davonte F Jr 6-8 205 Atlanta, GA (Tucker/Texas A&M)
21 Konate, Bakary C So 6-11 235 Bamako, Mali (Sunrise Christian Academy)
22 Lynch, Reggie C Jr 6-9 260 Edina, MN (Edina/Illinois State)
23 Buggs, Charles F Jr* 6-9 230 Arlington, TX (Hargrave Military Academy)
24 King, Joey F Sr 6-9 240 Eagan, MN (Eastview HS/Drake)
25 Lukashewich, Mike G So 6-3 190 Appleton, WI (Appleton North HS)
32 Gilbert, Ahmad G Fr 6-6 210 Philadelphia, PA (Constitution)
41 Diedhiou, Gaston F So 6-9 240 Dakar, Senegal (Canarias Academy)

* Indicates a player who has used a redshirt season

2015-16 Final AP Poll

Team Record Pts
1 Kansas (63) 30-4 1,623
2 Michigan State (2) 29-5 1,552
3 North Carolina 28-6 1,488
4 Virginia 26-7 1,384
5 Oregon 28-6 1,371
6 Villanova 29-5 1,283
7 Oklahoma 25-7 1,215
8 West Virginia 26-8 1,193
9 Xavier 27-5 1,127
10 Miami (FL) 25-7 920
10 Kentucky 26-8 920
12 Purdue 26-8 873
13 Utah 26-8 870
14 Indiana 25-7 828
15 Texas A&M 26-8 682
16 Louisville 23-8 585
17 Arizona 25-8 559
18 Maryland 25-8 489
19 Duke 23-10 383
20 Seton Hall 25-8 374
21 Baylor 22-11 347
22 Iowa State 21-11 317
23 California 23-10 270
24 SMU 25-5 84
25 Iowa 21-10 82

2015-16 Final USA Today Poll

Team Record Pts
1 Villanova (30) 35-5 750
2 North Carolina 33-7 720
3 Kansas 33-5 657
4 Oklahoma 29-8 643
5 Virginia 29-8 631
6 Oregon 31-7 596
7 Michigan State 29-6 488
8 Miami (FL) 27-8 480
9 Indiana 27-8 456
10 Syracuse 23-14 446
11 Xavier 28-6 361
12 Texas A&M 28-9 358
12 Maryland 27-9 358
14 West Virginia 26-9 331
15 Iowa State 23-12 315
16 Kentucky 27-9 297
17 Notre Dame 24-12 285
18 Duke 25-11 263
19 Purdue 26-9 184
20 Utah 27-9 170
21 Gonzaga 28-8 157
22 Arizona 25-9 154
23 Wisconsin 22-13 149
24 Baylor 22-12 105
25 Iowa 22-11 82

Final Four

Semifinals

Villanova 95, Oklahoma 51
North Carolina 83, Syracuse 66

Finals

Villanova 77, North Carolina 74