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.

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

  • Mideast
    • Ohio State 93, Western Kentucky 73
    • Ohio State 74, Kentucky 64
  • Final Four
    • Ohio State 84, Wake Forest 68
    • Cincinnati 71, Ohio State 59

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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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