1967–68 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team

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1967–68 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball
Conference Big Ten Conference
1967–68 record 11–13 (6–8 Big Ten)
Head coach Dave Strack
Captain Jim Pitts
Home arena Crisler Arena
Seasons
« 1966–67 1968–69 »
1967–68 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Ohio State 10 4   .714     21 8   .724
Iowa 10 4   .714     16 9   .640
Purdue 9 5   .643     15 9   .625
Northwestern 8 6   .571     13 10   .565
Wisconsin 7 7   .500     13 11   .542
Michigan State 6 8   .429     12 12   .500
Illinois 6 8   .429     11 13   .458
Michigan 6 8   .429     11 13   .458
Indiana 4 10   .286     10 14   .417
Minnesota 4 10   .286     7 17   .292
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1967–68 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team represented the University of Michigan in intercollegiate basketball during the 1967–68 season. The team finished the season tied for seventh place in the Big Ten Conference with an overall record of 11–13 and 6–8 against conference opponents.[1]

Dave Strack was in his eighth and final year as the team's coach. Sophomore Rudy Tomjanovich was the team's leading scorer and rebounder with 471 points and 323 rebounds in 24 games for an average of 19.6 points and 13.5 rebounds per game.[1]

Scoring statistics[edit]

Player Pos. Yr G FG FT RB Pts PPG
Rudy Tomjanovich F Soph 24 211-446 49-78 323 471 19.6
Dennis Stewart F Jr. 24 171-420 83-115 223 425 17.7
Jim Pitts G Sr. 24 142-340 134-221 177 418 17.4
Bob Sullivan G Jr. 23 112-233 71-102 126 295 12.8
Ken Maxey 24 74-190 37-52 75 185 7.7
Dave McClellan C Jr. 20 24-63 19-23 54 67 3.4
Totals 24 794-1836 429-654 1240 2017 84.0

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Three players from this team were selected in the NBA Draft.[2][3]

Year Round Pick Overall Player NBA Club
1969 4 1 44 Dennis Stewart Phoenix Suns
1970 1 2 2 Rudy Tomjanovich San Diego Rockets

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "University of Michigan Basketball Record Book" (PDF). University of Michigan. p. 35. 
  2. ^ "1969 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25. 
  3. ^ "1970 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25.