1961–62 Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team

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1961–62 Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball
Big Ten Champions
Conference Big Ten
Ranking
Coaches #1
AP #1
1961–62 record 26–2 (13–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Fred Taylor
Home arena St. John Arena
Seasons
« 1960–61 1962–63 »
1961–62 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Ohio State 13 1   .929     26 2   .929
Wisconsin 10 4   .714     17 7   .708
Purdue 9 5   .643     17 7   .708
Illinois 7 7   .500     15 8   .652
Indiana 7 7   .500     13 11   .542
Iowa 7 7   .500     13 11   .542
Minnesota 6 8   .429     10 14   .417
Michigan 5 9   .357     7 17   .292
Michigan State 3 11   .214     8 14   .364
Northwestern 3 11   .214     8 15   .348
Rankings from http://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/conferences/big-ten/1962.html

The 1961–62 Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team represented Ohio State University. The Head Coach was Fred Taylor.

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
December 2*
#1 Florida State W 72–57 
St. John Arena
Columbus, OH
December 6*
#1 at Pittsburgh W 99–79 

Pittsburgh, PA
December 8*
#1 Wichita State W 85–62 
St. John Arena
Columbus, OH
December 9*
#1 at #3 Wake Forest W 84–62 

Winston-Salem, NC
December 16*
#1 Loyola (IL) W 92–72 
St. John Arena
Columbus, OH
December 18*
#1 at Saint Louis W 61–48 

December 23*
#1 Penn State W 92–49 
St. John Arena
Columbus, OH
December 27*
#1 vs. Washington
LA Holiday Classic
W 59–49 

Los Angeles, CA
December 28*
#1 vs. UCLA
LA Holiday Classic
W 105–84 

Los Angeles, CA
December 30*
#1 vs. USC
LA Holiday Classic
W 76–66 

Los Angeles, CA
January 6
#1 at Northwestern W 85–62 

Evanston, IL
January 13
#1 Michigan W 89–64 
St. John Arena
Columbus, OH
January 20
#1 at Minnesota W 90–76 

Minneapolis, MN
January 22
#1 Purdue W 91–65 
St. John Arena
Columbus, OH
January 29
#1 at Purdue W 94–73 

West Lafayette, IN
February 3
#1 Northwestern W 97–61 
St. John Arena
Columbus, OH
February 5
#1 Iowa W 89–63 
St. John Arena
Columbus, OH
February 10
#1 Minnesota W 91–66 
St. John Arena
Columbus, OH
February 12
#1 at Michigan W 72–57 

Ann Arbor, MI
February 17
#1 at Michigan State W 80–72 

East Lansing, MI
February 24
#1 Illinois W 102–79 
St. John Arena
Columbus, OH
February 26
#1 at Iowa W 72–62 

Iowa City, IA
March 3
#1 at Wisconsin L 67–81 

Madison, WI
March 10
#1 Indiana W 90–65 
St. John Arena
Columbus, OH
March 16*
#1 vs. Western Kentucky
NCAA Tournament
W 93–73 

Iowa City, IA
March 17*
#1 vs. #3 Kentucky
NCAA Tournament
W 74–64 

Iowa City, IA
March 23*
#1 vs. Wake Forest
NCAA Tournament
W 84–68 

Louisville, KY
March 24*
#1 vs. #2 Cincinnati
NCAA Tournament
L 59–71 

Louisville, KY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. ME=Mideast.

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Awards and honors[edit]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Round Pick Player NBA Club
1 6 Jerry Lucas Cincinnati Royals
1 9 John Havlicek Boston Celtics

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