1941–42 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team

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1941–42 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball
A blue block M with maize-colored borders and the word Michigan across the middle.
Conference Big Ten Conference
1941–42 record 6-14 (5-10 Big Ten)
Head coach Bennie Oosterbaan
Captain William Cartmill
Home arena Yost Field House
Seasons
« 1940–41 1943–44 »
1941–42 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Illinois 13 2   .867     18 5   .783
Indiana 10 5   .667     15 6   .714
Wisconsin 10 5   .667     14 7   .667
Iowa 10 5   .667     12 8   .600
Minnesota 9 6   .600     15 6   .714
Purdue 9 6   .600     14 7   .667
Northwestern 5 10   .333     8 13   .381
Michigan 5 10   .333     6 14   .300
Ohio State 4 11   .267     6 14   .300
Chicago 0 15   .000     1 20   .048
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1941–42 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team represented the University of Michigan in intercollegiate basketball during the 1941–42 season. The team finished the season in a tie for 7th place in the Big Ten Conference with an overall record of 6-14 and 5-10 against conference opponents.[1]

Bennie Oosterbaan was in his fourth year as the team's head coach. James Mandler broke Michigan's single-season scoring record with 230 points in 20 games for an average of 11.5 points per game. William Cartmill was the team captain.[1]

Statistical leaders[edit]

Player Pos. Yr G FG FT RB Pts PPG
James Mandler 20 91 48 230 11.5
William Cartmill 20 48 25 121 6.1
Leo Doyle 18 42 29 113 6.3
Melvin Comin 20 26 16 68 3.4
Donald Holman 7 19 13 51 7.3
Robert Antle 14 14 14 42 3.0
Totals 20 291 185 767 38.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "University of Michigan Basketball Record Book" (PDF). University of Michigan. p. 28.