GOLDEN GOPHER BASKETBALL

Gopher Basketball 1970-1971 Season

1970-1971 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
12/01/1970 North Dakota W 85-61
12/05/1970 Iowa State W 89-69
12/08/1970 Marquette L 61-70
12/10/1970 @ Loyola (IL) W 82-62
12/21/1970 Bradley W 95-89
12/22/1970 @ Drake L 66-83
12/26/1970 @ Evansville W 77-73
12/28/1970 @ Virginia Commonwealth L 56-63 OT
01/02/1971 @ Notre Dame L 73-97
01/05/1971 Niagara W 92-87 OT
01/09/1971 Purdue L 76-83
01/12/1971 @ Indiana L 73-99
01/16/1971 @ Purdue L 92-97 OT
01/23/1971 Ohio State L 66-68
01/30/1971 Michigan L 79-97
02/06/1971 @ Illinois L 78-93
02/13/1971 Michigan State W 97-86
02/16/1971 Iowa W 88-76
02/20/1971 @ Michigan L 90-108
02/23/1971 @ Northwestern W 81-79
02/27/1971 Illinois W 80-64
03/02/1971 @ Ohio State L 70-84
03/06/1971 Wisconsin W 104-98
03/09/1971 @ Michigan State L 71-73

1970-1971 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L PCT W L PCT
Ohio State 13 1 .929 20 6 .769
Michigan 12 2 .857 19 7 .731
Purdue 11 3 .786 18 7 .720
Indiana 9 5 .643 17 7 .708
Minnesota 5 9 .357 11 13 .458
Illinois 5 9 .357 11 12 .478
Michigan State 4 10 .286 10 14 .417
Iowa 4 10 .286 9 15 .375
Wisconsin 4 10 .286 9 15 .375
Northwestern 3 11 .214 7 17 .292

Season notes:

Coached by George Hanson (1st season). Eric Hill was team captain.

Team Roster:

By Name By Number By Position By Eligibility

1970-1971 Poll Results

Associated Press United Press
1. UCLA
2. Marquette
3. Pennsylvania
4. Kansas
5. Southern California
6. South Carolina
7. Western Kentucky
8. Kentucky
9. Fordham
10. Ohio State
11. Jacksonville
12. Notre Dame
13. North Carolina
14. Houston
15. Duquesne
16. Long Beach State
17. Tennessee
18. Villanova
19. Drake
20. Brigham Young
1. UCLA
2. Marquette
3. Pennsylvania
4. Kansas
5. Southern Califorinia
6. South Carolina
7. Western Kentucky
8. Kentucky
9. Fordham
10. Ohio State
11. Jacksonville
11. Brigham Young
13. North Carolina
14. Notre Dame
14. Long Beach State
16. Drake
17. Villanova
18. Duquesne
18. Houston
20. Weber State


1970-1971 National Invitation Tournament


First Round

North Carolina 90, Massachussets 49
Duke 68, Dayton 60
Providence 64, Louisville 58
Tennessee 84, St. John's (NY) 83 OT
Georgia Tech 70, La Salle 67
Michigan 86, Syracuse 76
St. Bonaventure 94, Purdue 79
Hawaii 87, Oklahoma 86 2OT


Quarterfinals

North Carolina 86, Providence 79
Duke 78, Tennessee 64
Georgia Tech 78, Michigan 70
St. Bonaventure 73, Hawaii 64


NIT Final Four

Semifinals Finals
North Carolina 73, Duke 69
Georgia Tech 76, St. Bonaventure 71 2OT
North Carolina 84, Georgia Tech 66


1970-1971 NCAA Tournament


First Round

East Mideast
Penn 70, Duquesne 65
Villanova 93, St. Joseph's (PA) 75
Fordham 105, Furman 74
Western Kentucky 74, Jacksonville 72
Marquette 62, Miami (OH) 47
Midwest West
Notre Dame 102, Texas Christian 94
Houston 72, New Mexico State 69
Brigham Young 91, Utah State 82
Long Beach State 77, Weber State 66


Sweet Sixteen

East Mideast
Penn 79, South Carolina 64
Villanova 85, Fordham 75
Western Kentucky 107, Kentucky 83
Ohio State 60, Marquette 59
Midwest West
Drake 79, Notre Dame 72 (OT)
Kansas 78, Houston 77
UCLA 91, Brigham Young 73
Long Beach State 78, Pacific 65


Elite Eight

East Mideast
Villanova 90, Penn 47 Western Kentucky 81, Ohio State 78 (OT)
Midwest West
Kansas 73, Drake 71 UCLA 57, Long Beach State 55


Final Four

Semifinals Finals
Villanova 92, Western Kentucky 89 (2OT)
UCLA 68, Kansas 60
UCLA 68, Villanova 62

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