GOLDEN GOPHER FOOTBALL

Gopher Football 1943 Season

1943 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L/T Score
09/25/1943 Missouri (3-5) W 26-13
10/02/1943 Nebraska (2-6) W 54-0
10/16/1943 Camp Grant (2-6-2) W 13-7
10/23/1943 @ Michigan (8-1) L 6-49
10/30/1943 @ Northwestern (6-2) L 6-42
11/06/1943 Homecoming
Purdue (9-0)
L 7-14
11/13/1943 Iowa (1-6-1) W 33-14
11/20/1943 Wisconsin (1-9) W 25-13
11/27/1943 Iowa Seahawks (9-1) L 0-32

1943 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L T PCT W L T PCT
Purdue 6 0 0 1.000 9 0 0 1.000
Michigan 6 0 0 1.000 8 1 0 .889
Northwestern 5 1 0 .833 6 2 0 .750
Indiana 2 3 1 .417 4 4 2 .500
Minnesota 2 3 0 .400 5 4 0 .556
Illinois 2 4 0 .333 3 7 0 .300
Ohio State 1 4 0 .200 3 6 0 .333
Wisconsin 1 6 0 .143 1 9 0 .100
Iowa 0 4 1 .100 1 6 1 .188

Season notes:

Coached by Dr. George Hauser (2nd season).

1943 Poll Results

Associated Press
1. Notre Dame 9-1-0
2. Iowa Preflight 9-1-0
3. Michigan 8-1-0
4. Navy 8-1-0
5. Purdue 9-0-0
6. Great Lakes NTS 10-2-0
7. Duke 8-1-0
8. Del Monte Preflight 7-1-0
9. Northwestern 6-2-0
10. March Field 9-1-0
11. Army 7-2-1
12. Washington 4-1-0
13. Georgia Tech 8-3-0
14. Texas 7-1-1
15. Tulsa 6-1-1
16. Dartmouth 6-1-0
17. Bainbridge NTS 7-0-0
18. Colorado College 7-0-0
19. Pacific (CA) 7-2-0
20. Pennsylvania 6-2-1

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1943 Season Bowl Results
Rose Bowl - 01/01/1944
Southern California 29, Washington 0
Orange Bowl - 01/01/1944
Louisiana State 19, Texas A&M 14
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1944
Georgia Tech 20, Tulsa 18
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1944
Randolph Field 7, Texas 7
Sun Bowl - 01/01/1944
Southwestern (TX) 7, New Mexico 0