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2016-17 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 2016-17 Season

  • Head Coach: Richard Pitino (4th season)
  • Overall Record: 24-10
  • Conference Record: 11-7
  • Notes: The game against Vanderbilt was played in Sioux Falls, SD.

2016-17 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
11/03/2016 Exhibition
Bemidji St
W 83-59
11/11/2016 UL Lafayette W 86-74
11/14/2016 UT Arlington W 84-67
11/16/2016 Mount St Mary's W 80-56
11/18/2016 Gavitt Tipoff
St John's
W 92-86
11/22/2016 Arkansas W 85-71
11/25/2016 Southern Illinois W 57-45
11/28/2016 Big Ten/ACC Challenge
@ Florida State
L 67-75
12/03/2016 Vanderbilt W 56-52
12/06/2016 NJIT W 74-68
12/09/2016 Georgia Southern W 86-49
12/11/2016 Northern Illinois W 77-57
12/14/2016 LIU Brooklyn W 76-66
12/23/2016 Arkansas State W 82-75
12/27/2016 Michigan State L 74-75 OT
01/01/2017 @ Purdue W 91-82 OT
01/05/2017 @ Northwestern W 70-66
01/08/2017 Ohio State W 78-68
01/11/2017 @ Michigan State L 47-65
01/14/2017 @ Penn State L 50-52
01/21/2017 Wisconsin L 76-78 OT
01/25/2017 @ Ohio State L 72-78
01/28/2017 Maryland L 78-85
02/04/2017 @ Illinois W 68-59
02/08/2017 Iowa W 101-89 2OT
02/11/2017 @ Rutgers W 72-63
02/15/2017 Indiana W 75-74
02/19/2017 Michigan W 83-78 OT
02/22/2017 @ Maryland W 89-75
02/25/2017 Penn State W 81-71
03/02/2017 Nebraska W 88-73
03/05/2017 @ Wisconsin L 49-66
03/10/2017 Big Ten Quarterfinals
vs. Michigan State
W 63-58
03/11/2017 Big Ten Semifinals
vs. Michigan
L 77-84
03/16/2017 NCAA 2nd Round
vs. Middle Tennessee
L 72-81

2016-17 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Purdue 14-4 27-8
Wisconsin 12-6 27-10
Maryland 12-6 24-9
Minnesota 11-7 24-10
Michigan 10-8 26-12
Northwestern 10-8 24-12
Michigan State 10-8 20-15
Iowa 10-8 19-15
Illinois 8-10 20-15
Ohio State 7-11 17-15
Indiana 7-11 18-16
Penn State 6-12 15-18
Nebraska 6-12 12-19
Rutgers 3-15 15-18

2016-17 Big Ten Tournament

First Round

#14 Rutgers 66, #11 Ohio State 57
#13 Penn State 76, #. 12 Nebraska 67 (OT)

Second Round

#8 Michigan 75, #9 Illinois 55
#5 Michigan State 78, #13 Penn State 51
#10 Indiana 95, #7 Iowa 73
#6 Northwestern 83, #14 Rutgers 61

Quarterfinals

#8 Michigan 74, #1 Purdue 70 (OT)
#4 Minnesota 63, #5 Michigan State 58
#2 Wisconsin 70, #10 Indiana 60
#6 Northwestern 72, #3 Maryland 64

Semifinals

#8 Michigan 84, #4 Minnesota 77
#2 Wisconsin 76, #6 Northwestern 48

Finals

#8 Michigan 71, #2 Wisconsin 56

2016-17 Gopher Basketball Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown/Previous School
5 Coffey, Amir G FR 6-8 195 Hopkins, Minn./Hopkins
24 Curry, Eric F FR 6-9 235 Memphis, Tenn./Southwest Christian Academy
41 Diedhiou, Gaston F JR 6-10 245 Dakar, Senegal/Canarias Academy
20 Fitzgerald, Davonte F JR* 6-8 220 Atlanta, Ga./Tucker/Texas A&M
32 Gilbert, Ahmad G SO 6-6 205 Philadelphia, Pa./Constitution
10 Haugh, Darin G SR* 5-11 180 Prior Lake, Minn./Eastview/Bethany Lutheran
42 Hurt, Michael F FR 6-7 200 Rochester, Minn./John Marshall
12 Johnson, Jarvis G SO 6-1 185 Minneapolis, Minn./DeLaSalle
21 Konaté, Bakary C JR 6-11 235 Bamako, Mali/Sunrise Christian Academy
22 Lynch, Reggie C JR* 6-10 260 Edina, Minn./Edina/Illinois State
2 Mason, Nate G JR 6-2 190 Decatur, Ga./Arlington Country Day
1 McBrayer, Dupree G SO 6-5 190 Queens, N.Y./Sunrise Christian Academy
3 Murphy, Jordan F SO 6-6 240 San Antonio, Texas/Brennan
4 Rudrud, Brady G FR 6-2 185 Eden Prairie, Minn./Eden Prairie
15 Sharp, Stephon G SO 6-3 190 Bloomington, Minn./Hopkins
0 Springs, Akeem G GS 6-4 220 Waukegan, Ill./Waukegan/Milwaukee

* Indicates a player who has used a redshirt season

2016-17 Final AP Poll

Team Record Pts
1 Villanova (59) 31-3 1,619
2 Gonzaga (6) 32-1 1,520
3 Kansas 28-4 1,478
4 Arizona 30-4 1,427
5 North Carolina 27-7 1,278
6 Kentucky 29-5 1,275
7 Duke 27-8 1,250
8 UCLA 29-4 1,207
9 Oregon 29-5 1,194
10 Louisville 24-8 981
11 SMU 30-4 951
12 Baylor 25-7 877
13 West Virginia 26-8 842
14 Notre Dame 25-9 682
15 Purdue 25-7 652
16 Iowa State 23-10 568
16 Florida State 25-8 568
18 Cincinnati 29-5 520
19 Wichita State 30-4 436
20 Florida 24-8 388
21 Butler 23-8 359
22 Saint Mary's (Cal.) 28-4 304
23 Michigan 24-11 252
24 Virginia 22-10 238
25 Wisconsin 25-9 151

2016-17 Final USA Today Poll

Team Record Pts
1 North Carolina (31) 33-7 775
2 Gonzaga 37-2 744
3 Oregon 33-6 695
4 Kansas 31-5 653
5 Kentucky 32-6 627
6 South Carolina 26-11 561
7 Arizona 32-5 548
8 Villanova 32-4 498
9 UCLA 31-5 492
10 Florida 27-9 468
11 West Virginia 28-9 445
12 Baylor 27-8 352
13 Duke 28-9 348
14 Louisville 25-9 347
15 Purdue 27-8 319
16 Wisconsin 27-10 289
17 Michigan 26-12 278
18 Xavier 24-14 276
19 Butler 25-9 229
20 Notre Dame 26-10 199
21 Wichita State 31-5 162
22 Cincinnati 30-6 140
23 SMU 30-5 128
24 Florida St 26-9 127
25 Iowa State 24-11 106

Final Four

Semifinals

Gonzaga 77, South Carolina 73
North Carolina 77, Oregon 76

Finals

North Carolina 71, Gonzaga 65