1931–32 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team

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1931–32 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball
A blue block M with maize-colored borders and the word Michigan across the middle.
Conference Big Ten Conference
1931–32 record 11-6 (8-4 Big Ten)
Head coach Franklin Cappon
Captain Norman Daniels
Home arena Yost Field House
Seasons
« 1930–31 1932–33 »
1931–32 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Purdue 11 1   .917     17 1   .944
Minnesota 9 3   .750     15 3   .833
Northwestern 9 3   .750     13 5   .722
Michigan 8 4   .667     11 6   .647
Illinois 7 5   .583     11 6   .647
Ohio State 5 7   .417     9 9   .500
Indiana 4 8   .333     8 10   .444
Wisconsin 3 9   .250     8 10   .444
Iowa 3 9   .250     5 12   .294
Chicago 1 11   .083     2 15   .118
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1931–32 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team represented the University of Michigan in intercollegiate basketball during the 1931–32 season. The team compiled an 11-6 record and 8–4 against Big Ten Conference opponents. The team finished in fourth place in the Big Ten.[1]

Franklin Cappon was in his first year as the team's head coach. Norman Daniels was the team captain and the team's leading scorer with 148 points in 17 games for an average of 8.7 points per game.[1]

Scoring statistics[edit]

Player Games Field goals Free throws Points Points per game[1]
Norman Daniels 17 54 40 148 8.7
DeForest Eveland 16 35 16 86 5.4
Henry Weiss 17 32 6 73 4.3
Ivy Williamson 17 24 15 63 3.7
James Garner 15 17 11 45 3.0
Robert Petrie 17 16 7 39 2.3
Totals 17 187 100 474 27.9

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "University of Michigan Basketball Record Book". University of Michigan. p. 25.