1960–61 Cincinnati Bearcats men's basketball team

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1960–61 Cincinnati Bearcats men's basketball
Missouri Valley Conference Champions
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
Ranking
Coaches #2
AP #2
1960–61 record 27–3 ( MVC)
Head coach Ed Jucker
Assistant coach Tay Baker
Home arena Armory Fieldhouse
Seasons
« 1959–60 1961–62 »

The 1960–61 Cincinnati Bearcats men's basketball team represented University of Cincinnati. In overtime, Cincinnati defeated Ohio State 70–65 for the National Championship in Kansas City. The Head Coach was Ed Jucker.

Regular season[edit]

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

  • Mideast
    • Cincinnati 78, Texas Tech 55
    • Cincinnati 69, Kansas State 64
  • Final Four
    • Cincinnati 82, Utah 67
    • Cincinnati 70, Ohio State 65[1]

Awards and honors[edit]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Round Pick Player NBA Club
2 11 Bob Wiesenhahn Cincinnati Royals

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References[edit]