1990–91 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team

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1990–91 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball
A blue block M with maize-colored borders and the word Michigan across the middle.
Conference Big Ten Conference
1990–91 record 14–15 (7–11, 8th Big Ten)
Head coach Steve Fisher
Assistant coach Brian Dutcher
Assistant coach Jay Smith
Assistant coach Edgar Burch (Volunteer)
MVP Demetrius Calip
Captain Demetrius Calip
Home arena Crisler Arena
Seasons
« 1989–90 1991–92 »
1990–91 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#5 Ohio State 15 3   .833     27 4   .871
#3 Indiana 15 3   .833     29 5   .853
Illinois 11 7   .611     21 10   .677
Michigan State 11 7   .611     19 11   .633
Iowa 9 9   .500     21 11   .656
Purdue 9 9   .500     17 12   .586
Wisconsin 8 10   .444     15 15   .500
Michigan 7 11   .389     14 15   .483
Minnesota 5 13   .278     12 16   .429
Northwestern 0 18   .000     5 23   .179
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1990–91 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team represented the University of Michigan in intercollegiate college basketball during the 1990–91 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 Steve Fisher, the team finished eighth in the Big Ten Conference.[1] The team earned an invitation to the 1991 National Invitation Tournament (NIT) where it was eliminated in the first round.[2] The team was unranked for the entire seventeen weeks of Associated Press Top Twenty-Five Poll,[3] and it also ended the season unranked in the final UPI Coaches' Poll.[4] The team had a 0–7 record against ranked opponents.[5]

Demetrius Calip served as team captain and earned team MVP.[6] The team's leading scorers were Calip (594 points), Michael Talley (318 points), and Kirk Taylor (301 points). The leading rebounders were Eric Riley (242), Kirk Taylor (119), and Calip (112). The leaders in assists were Calip (102), Talley (93) and Taylor (72).[7]

Calip led the Big Ten Conference in three point shots made in conference games (48).[8] The team led the conference in team three point shots made with 118 during their conference games.[9]

In the 32-team National Invitation Tournament, Michigan was eliminated by Colorado 71–64 in the first round.[2]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

One player from this team was selected in the NBA Draft.[10]

Year Round Pick Overall Player NBA Club
1993 2 6 33 Eric Riley Dallas Mavericks

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big Ten Basketball 2009–10 Media Guide". CBS Interactive. p. 68. Retrieved 2010-09-03. 
  2. ^ a b "Postseason NIT". CBS Interactive. p. 68. Retrieved 2010-09-14. 
  3. ^ "Division I Records". National Collegiate Athletic Association. pp. 68–83. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  4. ^ "Division I Records". National Collegiate Athletic Association. p. 87. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  5. ^ "Through The Years". MGoBlue.com. CBS Interactive. p. 44. Retrieved 2010-09-20. 
  6. ^ "All-Time Accolades". MGoBlue.com. CBS Interactive. pp. 9–10. 
  7. ^ "Men's Basketball Statistic Archive Query Page". MGoBlue.com. CBS Interactive. Retrieved September 22, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Big Ten Basketball 2009–10 Media Guide". CBS Interactive. p. 34. Retrieved 2010-09-16. 
  9. ^ "Big Ten Basketball 2009–10 Media Guide". CBS Interactive. p. 37. Retrieved 2010-09-03. 
  10. ^ "1993 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25. 

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