1964–65 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team
|1964–65 UCLA Bruins men's basketball|
AAWU Conference Title
NCAA National Championship Game
vs. Michigan, W, 91–80
|Conference||Athletic Association of Western Universities|
|1964–65 record||28–2 (14–0 Pac-8)|
|Head coach||John R. Wooden|
|Assistant coach||Jerry Norman|
|Home arena||Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
Los Angeles, California
|1964–65 AAWU Conference men's basketball standings|
|As of November 25, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll|
Before a crowd of 13,204 in Portland Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, the Bruins won the national championship over Michigan, 91–80, for the second consecutive year. Gail Goodrich's 42 points and Kenny Washington's 17 points helped UCLA to become the fifth team to win consecutive championships. Wooden liked Goodrich for his "poise, quickness and speed".
After losing the season opener to Illinois, the team finished the season with a 28–2 record, winning the last 15 games and scoring a team record of 400 points in the four tournament games. Brigham Young, San Francisco, and Wichita were also eliminated by the Bruins. This was Wooden's 17th season at UCLA.
- Edgar Lacey
- Keith Erickson
- Doug McIntosh
- Gail Goodrich
- Freddie Goss
- Kenny Washington
- Mike Lynn
- Brice Chambers
- John Lyons
- Rich Levin
- John Galbraith
- Vaugh Hoffman
- Kent Graham
Schedule and results
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- The team began the season as the No. 1 team in both the AP and UPI polls.
- Half time score of the championship game was UCLA 47, Michigan 34.
- UCLA hit .569 of its shots, while Michigan hit .516.
- Gail Goodrich was named to the All-America First Team.
- "2011-12 Men's Basketball Media Guide". Pacific-12 Conference. p. 67. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
- 1964 and 1965 NCAA Championship Teams to be Honored Archived 2009-01-30 at the Wayback Machine.
- Bill Becker, "UCLA Repeats; Goodrich Excels", New York Times, March 21, 1965
- 1964–65 UCLA Bruins at Sports-Reference.com