1966–67 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team

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1966–67 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball
A blue block M with maize-colored borders and the word Michigan across the middle.
Conference Big Ten Conference
1966–67 record 8-16 (2-12 Big Ten)
Head coach Dave Strack
Captain Craig Dill, Dennis Bankey
Home arena Yost Field House
Seasons
« 1965–66 1967–68 »
1966–67 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Michigan State 10 4   .714     16 7   .696
Indiana 10 4   .714     18 8   .692
Iowa 9 5   .643     16 8   .667
Wisconsin 8 6   .571     15 9   .625
Purdue 7 7   .500     15 9   .625
Northwestern 7 7   .500     11 11   .500
Ohio State 6 8   .429     13 11   .542
Illinois 6 8   .429     12 12   .500
Minnesota 5 9   .357     9 15   .375
Michigan 2 12   .143     8 16   .333
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966–67 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team represented the University of Michigan in intercollegiate basketball during the 1966–67 season. The team finished the season in 10th place in the Big Ten Conference with an overall record of 8-16 and 2-12 against conference opponents.[1]

Dave Strack was in his seventh year as the team's head coach. Craig Dill was the team's leading scorer with 471 points in 24 games for an average of 19.5 points per game. Dill also led the team with 209 rebounds.[1]

Scoring statistics[edit]

Player Pos. Yr G FG FT RB Pts PPG
Craig Dill C Sr. 24 184-422 103-131 209 471 19.6
Jim Pitts G Jr. 23 138-301 86-145 186 362 15.7
Dennis Stewart F Soph. 23 143-368 56-81 160 342 14.9
Bob Sullivan G Soph. 23 92-204 74-109 143 258 11.2
Dennis Bankey 24 70-143 33-47 81 173 7.2
Dave McClellan C Soph. 22 73-130 24-34 113 170 7.7
Ken Maxey 24 63-181 29-42 57 155 6.5
Totals 24 783-1818 415-607 1201 1981 82.5

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Two players from this team were selected in the NBA Draft.[2][3]

Year Round Pick Overall Player NBA Club
1967 4 11 42 Craig Dill San Diego Rockets
1969 4 1 44 Dennis Stewart Phoenix Suns

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "University of Michigan Basketball Record Book". University of Michigan. p. 35. 
  2. ^ "1967 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25. 
  3. ^ "1969 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25.