1962–63 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team

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1962–63 UCLA Bruins men's basketball
La sports arena.jpg
LA Classic
Conference Athletic Association of Western Universities
Ranking
Coaches No. 15
1962–63 record 20–9 (8–5 (T-1st) Big Six)
Head coach John R. Wooden
Assistant coach Jerry Norman
Home arena Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
Los Angeles, California
Seasons
1962–63 AAWU Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
UCLA 7 5   .583     20 9   .690
Stanford 7 5   .583     16 9   .640
USC 6 6   .500     20 9   .690
Washington 6 6   .500     13 13   .500
California 4 8   .333     13 11   .542
As of April 15, 1962[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1962–63 UCLA basketball team was coached by John Wooden in his 15th year. The Bruins finished tied for 1st in the AAWU (8–5), and accepted a bid for the 1963 NCAA Tournament. The Bruins lost in their first game to Arizona State (79-93). UCLA won ten of the next thirteen national championships.

Roster[edit]

1962–63 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F 53 Erickson, KeithKeith Erickson 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) So San Francisco, California
G 25 Goodrich, GailGail Goodrich 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) So Los Angeles, California
G 22 Gower, LarryLarry Gower 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
G 44 Goss, FreddieFreddie Goss 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
G 42 Hazzard, WaltWalt Hazzard 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Wilmington, Delaware
F 50 Hirsch, JackJack Hirsch 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Jr Brooklyn, New York
G 20 Huggins, MikeMike Huggins 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
F 52 Levin, RichRich Levin 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
G 44 Milhorn, JimJim Milhorn (C) 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
C 35 Slaughter, FredFred Slaughter 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Jr
C 34 Stewart, KimKim Stewart 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
F 32 Waxman, DaveDave Waxman 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Head coach

John Wooden (Purdue)

Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 27 October 2017

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
November 30, 1962*
Denver W 70–41  1–0
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena 
Los Angeles, CA
December 1, 1962*
Santa Clara W 66–41  2–0
Men's Gym 
Los Angeles, CA
December 7, 1962*
at Colorado L 60–82  2–1
Balch Fieldhouse 
Boulder, CO
December 8, 1962*
at Colorado State L 65–66  2–2
South College Gymnasium 
Fort Collins, CO
December 14, 1962*
Oklahoma W 101–64  3–2
Santa Monica City College 
Santa Monica, CA
December 15, 1962*
Missouri W 72–55  4–2
Santa Monica City College 
Santa Monica, CA
December 18, 1962*
at Butler W 81–68  5–2
Butler Fieldhouse 
Indianapolis, IN
December 20, 1962*
at Northwestern W 70–63  6–2
McGaw Memorial Hall 
Evanston, IL
December 22, 1962*
at Wisconsin W 77–63  7–2
Wisconsin Field House 
Madison, WI
December 26, 1962*
Utah State
Los Angeles Classic
W 89–75  8–2
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena 
Los Angeles, CA
December 28, 1962*
Saint Louis
Los Angeles Classic
W 85–66  9–2
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena 
Los Angeles, CA
December 29, 1962*
Colorado State
Los Angeles Classic
W 68–64  10–2
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena 
Los Angeles, CA
January 1, 1962
No. 9 Washington L 61–62  10–3
(0–1)
Hec Edmundson Pavilion 
Seattle, WA
January 5, 1962
No. 9 Washington L 63–67  10–4
(0–2)
Hec Edmundson Pavilion 
Seattle, WA
January 12, 1962
California W 63–58  11–4
(1–2)
Santa Monica City College 
Santa Monica, CA
January 25, 1962*
at Texas Tech W 83–63  12–4
Lubbock Municipal Coliseum 
Lubbock, TX
January 26, 1962*
at Texas Tech W 103–80  13–4
Lubbock Municipal Coliseum 
Lubbock, TX
February 1, 1962
USC W 77–65  14–4
(2–2)
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena 
Los Angeles, CA
February 2, 1962
USC W 86–72  15–4
(3–2)
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena 
Los Angeles, CA
February 9, 1962
at No. 10 Stanford L 78–86  15–5
(3–3)
Stanford Pavilion 
Stanford, CA
February 22, 1962
at Stanford L 69–73  15–6
(3–4)
Stanford Pavilion 
Stanford, CA
February 23, 1962
California W 64–57  16–6
(4–4)
Harmon Gym 
Berkeley, CA
March 1, 1962
USC L 60–62  16–7
(4–5)
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena 
Los Angeles, CA
March 2, 1962
Washington W 80–52  17–7
(5–5)
Santa Monica City College 
Santa Monica, CA
March 8, 1962
No. 9 Stanford W 64–54  18–7
(6–5)
Santa Monica City College 
Santa Monica, CA
March 9, 1962
California W 72–53  19–7
(7–5)
Santa Monica City College 
Santa Monica, CA
March 13, 1962
Stanford W 51–45  20–7
(8–5)
Santa Monica City College 
Santa Monica, CA
NCAA Tournament
March 15, 1963*
vs. No. 4 Arizona State
Regional Semifinal
L 79–93  20–8
Smith Fieldhouse 
Provo, UT
March 16, 1963*
vs. San Francisco
Regional Third Place Game
L 75–76  20–9
Smith Fieldhouse 
Provo, UT
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

Source[2]

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Draft list[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017-18 Men's Basketball Media Guide". Pacific-12 Conference. p. 72. Retrieved February 16, 2018. 
  2. ^ "Season by Season Records" (PDF). UCLA Athletics. 
  • "2011–12 UCLA Bruins Men's Basketball Media Guide". University of California Los Angeles. Retrieved July 1, 2014.