1981–82 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team

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1981–82 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball
A blue block M with maize-colored borders and the word Michigan across the middle.
Conference Big Ten Conference
1981–82 record 8–19 (7–11, 7th-t Big Ten)
Head coach Bill Frieder
Assistant coach Mike Boyd
Assistant coach Don Sicko
Assistant coach Bud VanDeWege
MVP Dion Harris
Seasons
« 1980–81 1982–83 »
1981–82 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#7 Minnesota 14 4   .778     23 6   .793
#16 Iowa 12 6   .667     21 8   .724
Ohio State 12 6   .667     21 10   .677
Indiana 12 6   .667     19 10   .655
Purdue 11 7   .611     18 14   .563
Illinois 10 8   .556     18 11   .621
Michigan State 6 12   .333     11 17   .393
Michigan 6 12   .333     7 20   .259
Northwestern 4 14   .222     8 19   .296
Wisconsin 3 15   .167     6 21   .222
Rankings from AP Poll)

The 1981–82 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team represented the University of Michigan in intercollegiate college basketball during the 1981–82 season. The team played its home games in the Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and was a member of the Big Ten Conference. Under the direction of head coach Bill Frieder, the team finished tied for seventh in the Big Ten Conference.[1] The team failed to earn an invitation to either the 1982 National Invitation Tournament or the 1982 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.[2] The team was unranked for all eighteen weeks of Associated Press Top Twenty-Five Poll,[3] and it also ended the season unranked in the final USA Today/CNN Poll.[4]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Five players from this team were selected in the NBA Draft.[5][6][7] McCormick accumulated no statistics for the season.

Year Round Pick Overall Player NBA Club
1982 7 3 141 Thad Gardner Utah Jazz
1983 10 7 213 Ike Person Detroit Pistons
1984 1 12 12 Tim McCormick Cleveland Cavaliers
1984 2 8 32 Eric Turner Detroit Pistons
1984 10 19 225 Dan Pelekoudas Detroit Pistons

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big Ten Basketball 2009–10 Media Guide". CBS Interactive. p. 69. Retrieved 2010-09-14. 
  2. ^ "NCAA Tournament History". University of Michigan. 2010. p. 3. Retrieved 2010-09-18. 
  3. ^ "Division I Records" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. pp. 68–83. Retrieved 2010-09-18. 
  4. ^ "Division I Records" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. p. 90. Retrieved 2010-09-18. 
  5. ^ "1982 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25. 
  6. ^ "1983 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25. 
  7. ^ "1984 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25.