1972–73 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team
|1972–73 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1972–73 record||13–11 (6–8 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Johnny Orr|
|Assistant coach||Jim Dutcher|
|Assistant coach||Dick Honig|
|Assistant coach||Richard Carter (freshmen)|
|1972–73 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings|
|No. 6 Indiana||11||–||3||.786||22||–||6||.786|
|No. 10 Minnesota||10||–||4||.714||21||–||5||.808|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
The 1972–73 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team represented the University of Michigan in intercollegiate college basketball during the 1972–73 season. The team played its home games in the Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and was a member of the Big Ten Conference. Under the direction of head coach Johnny Orr, the team finished tied for sixth in the Big Ten Conference. The team failed to earn an invitation to either the 1978 National Invitation Tournament or the 1978 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. The team was ranked in the Associated Press Top Twenty-Five Poll for three of the season's fifteen weeks, reaching a number 18 ranking on December 5, 1977, and falling out after the December 12, 1977, poll.
Team players drafted into the NBA
|1973||4||9||61||Ken Brady||Detroit Pistons|
|1973||5||9||78||Henry Wilmore||Detroit Pistons|
|1973||14||1||189||Ernie Johnson||Philadelphia 76ers|
|1974||1||8||8||Campy Russell||Cleveland Cavaliers|
|1975||4||2||56||C. J. Kupec||Los Angeles Lakers|
|1976||4||9||60||Wayman Britt||Los Angeles Lakers|
- "Big Ten Basketball 2009–10 Media Guide". CBS Interactive. p. 69. Retrieved 2010-09-14.
- "NCAA Tournament History". University of Michigan. 2010. p. 3. Retrieved 2010-09-18.
- "Division I Records" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. pp. 68–83. Retrieved 2010-08-28.
- "1973 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25.
- "1974 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25.
- "1975 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25.
- "1976 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25.
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