GOLDEN GOPHER BASKETBALL

Gopher Basketball 1957-1958 Season

1957-1958 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
12/02/1957 Southern Methodist W 66-52
12/05/1957 Iowa State W 67-66
12/07/1957 @ Vanderbilt W 89-85
12/20/1957 Kentucky Invitational
vs. North Carolina
L 67-73
12/21/1957 Kentucky Invitational
@ Kentucky
L 58-78
12/30/1957 Yale W 74-53
01/04/1958 Purdue W 83-76
01/06/1958 @ Kansas State L 71-72
01/13/1958 @ Indiana L 64-85
01/18/1958 @ Ohio State L 79-95
01/25/1958 Iowa L 71-73
01/27/1958 @ Northwestern L 76-85
02/01/1958 @ Michigan State L 64-88
02/03/1958 Indiana W 69-66
02/08/1958 @ Wisconsin W 71-66
02/10/1958 Michigan W 80-69
02/15/1958 Northwestern L 75-76
02/17/1958 @ Illinois L 87-94
02/22/1958 @ Purdue L 79-88
02/24/1958 Wisconsin W 71-63
03/01/1958 Ohio State L 60-70

1957-1958 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L PCT W L PCT
Indiana 10 4 .714 13 11 .542
Michigan State 9 5 .643 16 6 .727
Purdue 9 5 .643 14 8 .636
Northwestern 8 6 .571 13 9 .591
Ohio State 8 6 .571 9 13 .409
Iowa 7 7 .500 13 9 .591
Michigan 6 8 .429 11 11 .500
Minnesota 5 9 .357 9 12 .429
Illinois 5 9 .357 11 11 .500
Wisconsin 3 11 .214 8 14 .364

Season notes:

Coached by O.B. Cowles (10th season). The Kentucky Invitational took place in Lexington, Kentucky.

1957-1958 Poll Results

Associated Press United Press
1. West Virginia
2. Cincinnati
3. Kansas State
4. San Francisco
5. Temple
6. Maryland
7. Kansas
8. Notre Dame
9. Kentucky
10. Duke
11. Dayton
12. Indiana
13. North Carolina
14. Bradley
15. Mississippi State
16. Auburn
17. Michigan State
18. Seattle
19. Oklahoma State
20. North Carolina State
1. West Virginia
2. Cincinnati
3. San Francisco
4. Kansas State
5. Temple
6. Maryland
7. Notre Dame
8. Kansas
9. Dayton
10. Indiana
11. Bradley
12. North Carolina
13. Duke
14. Kentucky
15. Oklahoma State
16. Oregon State
16. North Carolina State
18. St. Bonaventure
19. Michigan State
19. Wyoming
19. Seattle


1957-1958 National Invitation Tournament


First Round

St. John's (NY) 76, Butler 69
St. Joseph's (PA) 83, St. Peter's 76
Xavier (OH) 95, Niagara 86
Fordham 83, St. Francis (PA) 59


Quarterfinals

St. John's (NY) 71, Utah 70
St. Bonaventure 79, St. Joseph's (PA) 75
Xavier (OH) 72, Bradley 62
Dayton 74, Fordham 70


NIT Final Four

Semifinals Finals
Dayton 80, St. John's (NY) 56
Xavier (OH) 72, St. Bonaventure 53
Xavier (OH) 78, Dayton 74 OT


1957-1958 NCAA Tournament


First Round

East Mideast
Dartmouth 75, Connecticut 64
Manhattan 89, West Virginia 84
Maryland 86, Boston College 63
Miami (OH) 82, Pittsburgh 77
Notre Dame 94, Tennessee Tech 61
Midwest West
Oklahoma State 59, Loyola (LA) 42 Idaho State 72, Arizona State 68
Seattle 88, Wyoming 51


Sweet Sixteen

East Mideast
Dartmouth 79, Manhattan 62
Temple 71, Maryland 67
Notre Dame 94, Indiana 87
Kentucky 94, Miami (OH) 70
Midwest West
Oklahoma State 65, Arkansas 40
Kansas State 83, Cincinnati 80 (OT)
California 54, Idaho State 43
Seattle 69, San Francisco 67


Elite Eight

East Mideast
Temple 69, Dartmouth 50 Kentucky 89, Notre Dame 56
Midwest West
Kansas State 69, Oklahoma State 57 Seattle 66, California 62 (OT)


Final Four

Semifinals Finals
Kentucky 61, Temple 60
Seattle 73, Kansas State 51
Kentucky 84, Seattle 72

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