1953–54 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team

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1953–54 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball
A blue block M with maize-colored borders and the word Michigan across the middle.
Conference Big Ten Conference
1953–54 record 9-13 (3-11 Big Ten)
Head coach William Perigo
Captain Ray Pavichevich
Home arena Yost Field House
Seasons
« 1952–53 1954–55 »
1953–54 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 Indiana 12 2   .857     20 4   .833
#13 Iowa 11 3   .786     17 5   .773
#19 Illinois 10 4   .714     17 5   .773
Minnesota 10 4   .714     17 5   .773
Wisconsin 6 8   .429     12 10   .545
Northwestern 6 8   .429     9 13   .409
Ohio State 5 9   .357     11 11   .500
Michigan State 4 10   .286     9 13   .409
Michigan 3 11   .214     9 13   .409
Purdue 3 11   .214     9 13   .409
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1953–54 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team represented the University of Michigan in intercollegiate basketball during the 1953–54 season. The team finished the season with an overall record of 9-13 and 3-11 against Big Ten Conference opponents.[1]

William Perigo was in his second year as the team's head coach. Jim Barron was the team's leading scorer with 377 points in 22 games for an average of 17.1 points per game. Ray Pavichevich was the team captain.[1]

Statistical leaders[edit]

Player Pos. Yr G FG FT RB Pts PPG
Jim Barron 22 131-336 115-188 377 17.1
Tom Jorgensen 22 101-331 70-92 272 12.3
Paul Groffsky 22 91-284 68-125 250 11.3
Don Eaddy 22 82-239 41-66 205 9.3
Harvey Williams 21 82-200 31-52 195 9.2
Milt Mead 22 38-122 48-70 124 5.6
John Codwell 21 33-91 36-63 102 4.8
Totals 22 584-1693 429-692 1597 72.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "University of Michigan Basketball Record Book" (PDF). University of Michigan. p. 31.