1983–84 Houston Cougars men's basketball team

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1983–84 Houston Cougars men's basketball
University of Houston classic logo.png
SWC Regular Season Champions
SWC Tournament Champions
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
Coaches #5
AP #5
1983–84 record 32–5 (15–1 SWC)
Head coach Guy Lewis
Assistant coach Terry Kirkpatrick
Assistant coach Don Schverak
Home arena Hofheinz Pavilion
Seasons
« 1982–83 1984–85 »

The 1983–84 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
Marvin Alexander 22 Guard-Forward 6–4 190 Junior Houston, TX Worthing
Benny Anders 32 Guard-Forward 6–5 188 Junior Bernice, LA Bernice
Greg Anderson 54 Forward-Center 6–9 220 Freshman Houston, TX Worthing
Stacey Belcher 50 Forward 6–6 210 Freshman Houston, TX Yates
Braxton Clark 52 Forward 6–8 230 Junior San Francisco, CA Mission/De Anza CC
Eric Dickens 14 Guard 6–1 170 Junior Houston, TX Madison
Alvin Franklin 20 Guard 6–2 185 Sophomore La Marque, TX La Marque
Reid Gettys 44 Guard-Forward 6–6 200 Junior Houston, TX Memorial
Derek Giles 10 Guard 6–3 175 Senior Queens, NY Bayside
Hakeem Olajuwon 34 Center 7–0 255 Junior Lagos, Nigeria Muslim Teachers College
Gary Orsak 30 Forward 6–7 220 Junior Alvin, Texas Alvin
Renaldo Thomas 12 Guard 6–4 200 Sophomore Gary, IN Roosevelt
James Weaver 24 Guard 6–4 190 Freshman Nederland, TX Nederland
Rickie Winslow 40 Forward 6–8 215 Freshman Houston, TX Yates
Michael Young 42 Forward 6–6 210 Sophomore Houston, TX Yates

Regular season[edit]

NCAA tournament[edit]

  • Midwest
    • Houston 77, LSU 69
    • Houston 78, Memphis State 71
    • Houston 68, Wake Forest 63
  • Final Four
    • Houston 49, Virginia 47
    • Georgetown 84, Houston 75

Awards and honors[edit]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Year Player Round Pick NBA Club
1984 Akeem 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
1987 Greg Anderson 1 23 San Antonio Spurs
1987 Rickie Winslow 2 28 Chicago Bulls

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1983–84 SWC men's basketball media guide, p. 18
  2. ^ http://www.databasebasketball.com/draft/draftyear.htm?lg=N&yr=1984

External links[edit]