1982–83 Houston Cougars men's basketball team

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1982–83 Houston Cougars men's basketball
University of Houston classic logo.png
SWC Regular Season Champions
SWC Tournament Champions
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches #1
AP #1
1982–83 record 31–3 (16–0 SWC)
Head coach Guy Lewis
Assistant coach Terry Kirkpatrick
Assistant coach Don Schverak
Home arena Hofheinz Pavilion
Seasons
« 1981–82 1983–84 »

The 1982–83 Houston Cougars men's basketball team represented the University of Houston. The Head Coach was Guy Lewis. The team played its home games in the Hofheinz Pavilion in Houston, Texas, and was then a member of the Southwest Conference.

Roster[edit]

Name[1] # Position Height Weight Year Home Town High School
Benny Anders 32 Guard-Forward 6–5 188 Sophomore Bernice, LA Bernice
Dan Bunce 50 Center 7–0 235 Sophomore Conroe, TX Conroe
David Bunce 52 Center 6–11 225 Senior Conroe, TX Conroe
Antonio Chappell 13 Guard 6–2 205 Senior Chicago, IL Tilden
Eric Dickens 14 Guard 6–1 168 Sophomore Houston, TX Madison
Clyde Drexler 22 Forward 6–6 205 Junior Houston, TX Sterling
Alvin Franklin 20 Guard 6–2 185 Freshman La Marque, TX La Marque
Reid Gettys 44 Guard-Forward 6–6 190 Sophomore Houston, TX Memorial
Derek Giles 10 Guard 6–3 175 Junior Queens, NY Bayside
Larry Micheaux 40 Forward-Center 6–9 220 Senior Houston, TX Worthing
Hakeem Olajuwon 34 Center 7–0 235 Sophomore Lagos, Nigeria Muslim Teachers College
Gary Orsak 30 Forward 6–7 200 Sophomore Alvin, Texas Alvin
Dave Rose 24 Guard 6–3 185 Senior Houston, TX Northbrook/Dixie JC
Renaldo Thomas 12 Guard 6–4 215 Freshman Gary, IN Roosevelt
Bryan Williams 54 Forward 6–7 215 Senior Inglewood, CA Palisades
Michael Young 42 Forward 6–6 210 Sophomore Houston, TX Yates

Regular season[edit]

Houston Regular Season Record

NCAA tournament[edit]

  • Midwest
    • Houston 60, Maryland 50
    • Houston 70, Memphis 63
    • Houston 89, Villanova 71
  • Final Four

Awards and honors[edit]

Players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Year Player Round Pick NBA club
1983 Clyde Drexler 1 14 Portland Trail Blazers
1983 Larry Micheaux 2 29 Chicago Bulls
1984 Hakeem Olajuwon 1 1 Houston Rockets
1984 Michael Young 1 24 Boston Celtics
1985 Reid Gettys 5 103 Chicago Bulls
1986 Alvin Franklin 4 80 Sacramento Kings

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1982–83 SWC men's basketball media guide, p. 18
  2. ^ "1983 NCAA Basketball Tournament Bracket and Results - databaseSports.com". databasesports.com. Retrieved 2014-04-06. 
  3. ^ "1983 NBA Draft on databaseBasketball.com". databasebasketball.com. Retrieved 2014-04-06. 

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