GOLDEN GOPHER BASKETBALL

Gopher Basketball 1941-1942 Season

1941-1942 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
12/06/1941 Millikin W 55-19
12/08/1941 @ South Dakota W 56-35
12/13/1941 North Dakota State W 41-32
12/20/1941 Creighton W 44-30
12/27/1941 Nebraska W 56-32
01/03/1942 @ Ohio State W 56-42
01/05/1942 @ Northwestern L 38-49
01/10/1942 Indiana W 63-43
01/12/1942 @ Iowa W 41-39
01/17/1942 Michigan W 44-32
01/19/1942 @ Chicago W 52-28
01/24/1942 @ Illinois L 36-49
01/26/1942 @ Purdue W 46-39
01/31/1942 @ Michigan L 32-34
02/07/1942 Ohio State W 63-33
02/14/1942 Purdue W 34-27
02/16/1942 Illinois L 37-41
02/21/1942 Great Lakes N.T.C. W 47-39
02/28/1942 @ Indiana L 45-54
03/02/1942 Wisconsin L 47-49
03/07/1942 Northwestern W 61-42

1941-1942 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L PCT W L PCT
Illinois 13 2 .867 18 5 .783
Indiana 10 5 .667 15 6 .714
Wisconsin 10 5 .667 14 7 .667
Iowa 10 5 .667 12 8 .600
Minnesota 9 6 .600 15 6 .714
Purdue 9 6 .600 14 7 .667
Northwestern 5 10 .333 8 13 .381
Michigan 5 10 .333 6 14 .300
Ohio State 4 11 .267 6 14 .300
Chicago 0 15 .000 2 19 .095

Season notes:

Coached by Dave McMillan (15th season). There were no polls until 1949.


1941-1942 National Invitation Tournament


Quarterfinals

West Virginia 58, Long Island 49
Creighton 59, West Texas State 58
Western Kentucky 49, City College of New York 46
Toledo 82, Rhode Island 71


NIT Final Four

Semifinals Finals
West Virginia 51, Toledo 39
Western Kentucky 49, Creighton 36
West Virginia 47, Western Kentucky 45


1941-1942 NCAA Tournament


First Round

Eastern Western
Dartmouth 44, Penn State 39
Kentucky 46, Illinois 44
Stanford 53, Rice 47
Colorado 46, Kansas 44


Final Four

Semifinals Finals
Dartmouth 48, Kentucky 28
Stanford 46, Colorado 35
Stanford 53, Dartmouth 38

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