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Gopher Football 1945 Season

1945 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L/T Score
09/22/1945 Missouri (6-4) W 34-0
10/06/1945 @ Nebraska (4-5) W 61-7
10/13/1945 Fort Warren W 14-0
10/20/1945 Homecoming
Northwestern (4-4-1)
W 30-7
10/27/1945 Ohio State (7-2) L 7-20
11/03/1945 @ Michigan (7-3) L 0-26
11/10/1945 Indiana (9-0-1) L 0-49
11/17/1945 @ Iowa (2-7) L 19-20
11/24/1945 Wisconsin (3-4-2) L 12-26

1945 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L T PCT W L T PCT
Indiana 5 0 1 .917 9 0 1 .950
Michigan 5 1 0 .833 7 3 0 .700
Ohio State 5 2 0 .714 7 2 0 .778
Purdue 3 3 0 .500 7 3 0 .700
Northwestern 3 3 1 .500 4 4 1 .500
Wisconsin 2 3 1 .417 3 4 2 .444
Illinois 1 4 1 .250 2 6 1 .278
Minnesota 1 5 0 .167 4 5 0 .444
Iowa 1 5 0 .167 2 7 0 .222

Season notes:

Coached by Bernie Bierman (11th season).

1945 Poll Results

Associated Press
1. Army 9-0-0
2. Alabama 10-0-0
3. Navy 7-1-1
4. Indiana 9-0-1
5. Oklahoma State 9-0-0
6. Michigan 7-3-0
7. St. Mary's (CA) 7-2-0
8. Pennsylvania 6-2-0
9. Notre Dame 7-2-1
10. Texas 10-1-0
11. Southern California 7-4-0
12. Ohio State 7-2-0
13. Duke 6-2-0
14. Tennessee 8-1-0
15. Louisiana State 7-2-0
16. Holy Cross 8-2-0
17. Tulsa 8-3-0
18. Georgia 9-2-0
19. Wake Forest 5-3-1
20. Columbia 8-1-0

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1945 Season Bowl Results
Rose Bowl - 01/01/1946
Alabama 34, Southern California 14
Orange Bowl - 01/01/1946
Miami (FL) 13, Holy Cross 6
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1946
Oklahoma State 33, St. Mary's (CA) 13
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1946
Texas 40, Missouri 27
Sun Bowl - 01/01/1946
New Mexico 34, Denver 24
Gator Bowl - 01/01/1946
Wake Forest 26, South Carolina 14
Oil Bowl - 01/01/1946
Georgia 20, Tulsa 6
Raisin Bowl - 01/01/1946
Drake 13, Fresno State 12