GOLDEN GOPHER BASKETBALL

Gopher Basketball 1975-1976 Season

1975-1976 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
11/29/1975 South Dakota State W 96-74
12/06/1975 North Dakota W 74-60
12/09/1975 Loyola (IL) W 68-55
12/18/1975 Marquette W 77-73 OT
12/21/1975 @ Montana State W 83-75
12/22/1975 @ Stanford W 89-84
12/26/1975 Pillsbury Classic
vs. Penn State
W 86-70
12/27/1975 Pillsbury Classic
vs. Creighton
W 80-74
01/03/1976 Purdue L 110-111 2OT
01/05/1976 @ Michigan L 72-95
01/08/1976 Illinois W 77-68
01/10/1976 Iowa L 68-71
01/17/1976 @ Northwestern L 77-85
01/19/1976 @ Wisconsin W 96-84
01/24/1976 Indiana L 76-85
01/26/1976 Ohio State W 82-69
01/31/1976 @ Michigan State L 63-75
02/02/1976 @ Illinois W 72-62
02/07/1976 @ Iowa L 58-65
02/14/1976 Northwestern L 69-75
02/16/1976 Wisconsin W 98-74
02/21/1976 @ Indiana L 64-76
02/23/1976 @ Ohio State W 89-73
02/28/1976 Michigan State W 71-61
03/01/1976 Michigan W 81-79
03/06/1976 @ Purdue L 87-94 OT

1975-1976 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L PCT W L PCT
Indiana 18 0 1.000 32 0 1.000
Michigan 14 4 .778 25 7 .781
Purdue 11 7 .611 16 11 .593
Michigan State 10 8 .556 13 13 .500
Iowa 9 9 .500 19 10 .655
Minnesota 8 10 .444 16 10 .615
Illinois 7 11 .389 14 13 .519
Northwestern 7 11 .389 12 14 .462
Wisconsin 4 14 .222 10 16 .385
Ohio State 2 16 .111 6 20 .231

Season notes:

Coached by Jim Dutcher (1st season). The Pillsbury Classic took place at the Met Center in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Team Roster:

By Name By Number By Position By Eligibility

1975-1976 Poll Results

Associated Press United Press
1. Indiana
2. Marquette
3. UNLV
4. Rutgers
5. UCLA
6. Alabama
7. Notre Dame
8. North Carolina
9. Michigan
10. Western Michigan
11. Maryland
12. Cincinnati
13. Tennessee
14. Missouri
15. Arizona
16. Texas Tech
17. DePaul
18. Virginia
19. Centenary (LA)
20. Pepperdine
1. Indiana
2. Marquette
3. Rutgers
4. UNLV
5. UCLA
6. North Carolina
7. Alabama
8. Notre Dame
9. Michigan
10. Washington
11. Missouri
12. Arizona
13. Maryland
14. Tennessee
15. Virginia
16. Cincinnati
16. Florida State
18. St. John's (NY)
19. Western Michigan
19. Princeton


1975-1976 National Invitation Tournament


First Round

North Carolina-Charlotte 79, San Francisco 74
Holy Cross 84, St. Peter's 78
Kentucky 67, Niagara 61
Providence 84, North Carolina A&T 68


Quarterfinals

North Carolina-Charlotte 79, Oregon 72
North Carolina State 78, Holy Cross 68
Kentucky 81, Kansas State 78
Providence 73, Louisville 67


NIT Final Four

Semifinals Finals
North Carolina-Charlotte 80, North Carolina State 79
Kentucky 79, Providence 78
Kentucky 71, North Carolina-Charlotte 67


1975-1976 NCAA Tournament


First Round

East Midwest
DePaul 69, Virginia 60
Virginia Military 81, Tennessee 75
Rutgers 54, Princeton 53
Connecticut 80, Hofstra 78 (OT)
Michigan 74, Wichita State 73
Notre Dame 79, Cincinnati 78
Missouri 69, Washington 67
Texas Tech 69, Syracuse 56
Mideast West
Alabama 79, North Carolina 64
Indiana 90, St. John's (NY) 70
Marquette 79, Western Kentucky 60
Western Michigan 77, Virginia Tech 67 (OT)
Pepperdine 87, Memphis State 77
UCLA 74, San Diego State 64
Arizona 83, Georgetown 76
UNLV 103, Boise State 78


Sweet Sixteen

East Midwest
Virginia Military 71, DePaul 66 (OT)
Rutgers 93, Connecticut 79
Missouri 86, Texas Tech 75
Michigan 80, Notre Dame 76
Mideast West
Indiana 74, Alabama 69
Marquette 62, Western Michigan 57
UCLA 70, Pepperdine 61
Arizona 114, UNLV 109 (OT)


Elite Eight

East Midwest
Rutgers 91, Virginia Military 75 Michigan 95, Missouri 88
Mideast West
Indiana 65, Marquette 56 UCLA 82, Arizona 66


Final Four

Semifinals Finals
Michigan 86, Rutgers 70
Indiana 65, UCLA 51
Indiana 86, Michigan 68

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