1982–83 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team

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1982–83 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball
A blue block M with maize-colored borders and the word Michigan across the middle.
Conference Big Ten Conference
1982–83 record 16–12 (7–11, 9th Big Ten)
Head coach Bill Frieder
Assistant coach Steve Fisher
Assistant coach Mike Boyd
Assistant coach Bud VanDeWege
MVP Dion Harris
Seasons
« 1981–82 1983–84 »
1982–83 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#5 Indiana 13 5   .722     24 6   .800
Purdue 11 7   .611     21 9   .700
Ohio State 11 7   .611     20 10   .667
Illinois 11 7   .611     21 11   .656
Iowa 10 8   .556     21 10   .677
Minnesota 9 9   .500     18 11   .621
Michigan State 9 9   .500     17 13   .567
Northwestern 7 11   .389     17 13   .567
Michigan 6 12   .333     15 13   .536
Wisconsin 3 15   .167     8 20   .286
Rankings from AP Poll)

The 1982–83 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team represented the University of Michigan in intercollegiate college basketball during the 1982–83 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 Bill Frieder, the team finished ninth in the Big Ten Conference.[1] The team failed to earn an invitation to either the 1983 National Invitation Tournament or the 1983 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.[2] The team was unranked for all eighteen weeks of Associated Press Top Twenty-Five Poll,[3] and it also ended the season unranked in the final USA Today/CNN Poll.[4]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Eight players from this team were selected in the NBA Draft.[5][6][7]

Year Round Pick Overall Player NBA Club
1983 10 7 213 Ike Person Detroit Pistons
1984 1 12 12 Tim McCormick Cleveland Cavaliers
1984 2 8 32 Eric Turner Detroit Pistons
1984 10 19 225 Dan Pelekoudas Detroit Pistons
1986 1 7 7 Roy Tarpley Dallas Mavericks
1986 5 2 95 Richard Rellford Indiana Pacers
1986 6 1 117 Butch Wade New York Knicks
1986 7 5 144 Robert Henderson Chicago Bulls

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big Ten Basketball 2009–10 Media Guide". CBS Interactive. p. 69. Retrieved 2010-09-14. 
  2. ^ "NCAA Tournament History". University of Michigan. 2010. p. 3. Retrieved 2010-09-18. 
  3. ^ "Division I Records" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. pp. 68–83. Retrieved 2010-09-18. 
  4. ^ "Division I Records" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. p. 90. Retrieved 2010-09-18. 
  5. ^ "1983 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25. 
  6. ^ "1984 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25. 
  7. ^ "1986 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-04-25.