1945–46 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team

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1945–46 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball
A blue block M with maize-colored borders and the word Michigan across the middle.
Conference Big Ten Conference
1945–46 record 12-7 (6-6 Big Ten)
Head coach Bennie Oosterbaan
Captain Dave Strack
Home arena Yost Field House
Seasons
« 1944–45 1946–47 »
1945–46 Big Nine Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Ohio State 10 2   .833     16 5   .762
Indiana 9 3   .750     18 3   .857
Iowa 8 4   .667     14 4   .778
Northwestern 8 4   .667     15 5   .750
Illinois 7 5   .583     14 7   .667
Minnesota 7 5   .583     14 7   .667
Michigan 6 6   .500     12 7   .632
Purdue 4 8   .333     10 11   .476
Wisconsin 1 11   .083     4 17   .190
Chicago 0 12   .000     6 14   .300
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1945–46 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team represented the University of Michigan in intercollegiate basketball during the 1945–46 season. The team finished the season in 7th place in the Big Ten Conference with an overall record of 12-7 and 6-6 against conference opponents.[1]

Bennie Oosterbaan was in his eighth and final year as the team's head coach. Glen Selbo was the team's leading scorer with 212 points in 19 games for an average of 11.2 points per game. Dave Strack was the team captain.[1]

Statistical leaders[edit]

Player Pos. Yr G FG FT RB Pts PPG
Glen Selbo 19 88 37 213 11.2
Bob Harrison 19 83 35 201 10.6
Dave Strack 19 76 22 174 9.2
Pete Elliott 19 47 28 122 6.4
John Mullaney 19 39 35 113 5.9
Martin Feinberg 19 17 19 53 2.8
Totals 19 414 210 1038 54.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "University of Michigan Basketball Record Book". University of Michigan. p. 29.