1990–91 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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1990–91 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Indiana Hoosiers logo.svg
Big Ten Regular Season Champions
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 3
APNo. 3
1990–91 record29–5 (15–3 Big Ten)
Head coachBobby Knight (20th season)
Home arenaAssembly Hall
Seasons
1990–91 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#5 Ohio State 15 3   .833     27 4   .871
#3 Indiana 15 3   .833     29 5   .853
Illinois 11 7   .611     21 10   .677
Michigan State 11 7   .611     19 11   .633
Iowa 9 9   .500     21 11   .656
Purdue 9 9   .500     17 12   .586
Wisconsin 8 10   .444     15 15   .500
Michigan 7 11   .389     14 15   .483
Minnesota 5 13   .278     12 16   .429
Northwestern 0 18   .000     5 23   .179
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1990–91 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Bobby Knight, who was in his 20th year. The team played its home games in Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana, and was a member of the Big Ten Conference.

The Hoosiers finished the regular season with an overall record of 29–5 and a conference record of 15–3, finishing 1st in the Big Ten Conference. As Big Ten Conference Champions, the Hoosiers were invited to participate in the 1991 NCAA Tournament as a 2-seed, where IU advanced to the Sweet Sixteen.[1]

Roster[edit]

No. Name Position Ht. Year Hometown
4 Lyndon Jones G 6–2 Sr. Marion, Indiana
20 Greg Graham G 6–4 So. Indianapolis, Indiana
21 Chris Reynolds G 6–1 So. Peoria, Illinois
22 Damon Bailey G 6–3 Fr. Bedford, Indiana
23 Jamal Meeks G 6–1 Jr. Freeport, Illinois
24 Matt Nover F/C 6–8 So. Chesterton, Indiana
25 Pat Knight G 6–6 Fr. Bloomington, Indiana
30 Todd Leary G 6–3 RS So. Indianapolis, Indiana
32 Eric Anderson F/C 6–9 Jr. Chicago, Illinois
33 Pat Graham G 6–5 So. Floyds Knobs, Indiana
40 Calbert Cheaney G/F 6–7 So. Evansville, Indiana
54 Chris Lawson F/C 6–9 So. Bloomington, Indiana

Schedule/Results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
11/20/1990*
No. 8 vs. Northeastern
Maui Invitational Tournament Quarterfinals
W 100–78  1–0
Lahaina Civic Center 
Lahain, HI
11/24/1990*
No. 8 vs. Santa Clara
Maui Invitational Tournament Semifinals
W 73–69  2–0
Lahaina Civic Center 
Lahaina, HI
11/25/1990*
No. 8 vs. Syracuse
Maui Invitational Tournament Championship
L 74–77  2–1
Lahaina Civic Center 
Lahaina, HI
11/28/1990*
No. 10 at Notre Dame W 70–67  3–1
Joyce Center 
Notre Dame, Indiana
12/1/1990*
No. 10 vs. Louisville W 72–52  4–1
Hoosier Dome 
Indianapolis
12/4/1990*
No. 7 at Vanderbilt W 84–73  5–1
Memorial Gymnasium 
Nashville, Tennessee
12/7/1990*
No. 7 Niagara
Indiana Classic
W 101–64  6–1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/8/1990*
No. 7 San Diego
Indiana Classic
W 91–64  7–1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/15/1990*
No. 7 Western Michigan W 97–68  8–1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/18/1990*
No. 6 No. 18 Kentucky
Indiana–Kentucky rivalry
W 87–84  9–1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/21/1990*
No. 6 at Iowa State W 87–76  10–1
Hilton Coliseum 
Ames, Iowa
12/27/1990*
No. 5 vs. Marshall
Hoosier Classic
W 91–67  11–1
Market Square Arena 
Indianapolis
12/28/1990*
No. 5 vs. Ohio
Hoosier Classic
W 102–64  12–1
Market Square Arena 
Indianapolis
1/2/1991
No. 5 Illinois
Rivalry
W 109–74  13–1 (1–0)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/5/1991
No. 5 Northwestern W 99–58  14–1 (2–0)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/14/1991
No. 3 at Purdue
Rivalry
W 65–62  15–1 (3–0)
Mackey Arena 
West Lafayette, Indiana
1/19/1991
No. 3 at Iowa W 99–79  16–1 (4–0)
Carver–Hawkeye Arena 
Iowa City, Iowa
1/21/1991
No. 3 Ohio State L 85–93  16–2 (4–1)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/24/1991
No. 3 at Michigan W 70–60  17–2 (5–1)
Crisler Arena 
Ann Arbor, Michigan
1/26/1991
No. 3 Michigan State W 97–63  18–2 (6–1)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/30/1991
No. 4 Wisconsin W 73–57  19–2 (7–1)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/3/1991
No. 4 at Minnesota W 77–66  20–2 (8–1)
Williams Arena 
Minneapolis
2/7/1991
No. 4 at Northwestern W 105–74  21–2 (9–1)
Welsh-Ryan Arena 
Evanston, Illinois
2/10/1991
No. 4 Purdue
Rivalry
W 81–63  22–2 (10–1)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/17/1991
No. 4 at Ohio State L 95–97  22–3 (10–2)
St. John Arena 
Columbus, Ohio
2/21/1991
No. 4 Iowa L 79–80  22–4 (10–3)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/24/1991
No. 4 Michigan W 112–79  23–4 (11–3)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/28/1991
No. 5 at Michigan State W 62–56  24–4 (12–3)
Breslin Center 
East Lansing, Michigan
3/2/1991
No. 5 at Wisconsin W 74–61  25–4 (13–3)
Wisconsin Field House 
Madison, Wisconsin
3/7/1991
No. 3 Minnesota W 75–59  26–4 (14–3)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
3/10/1991
No. 3 at Illinois
Rivalry
W 70–58  27–4 (15–3)
Assembly Hall 
Champaign, Illinois
NCAA Tournament
3/14/1991*
No. 3 (2) vs. No. (15) Coastal Carolina
First Round
W 79–69  28–4 (15–3)
Freedom Hall 
Louisville, Kentucky
3/16/1991*
No. 3 (2) vs. No. (7) Florida State
Second Round
W 82–60  29–4 (15–3)
Freedom Hall 
Louisville, Kentucky
3/21/1991*
No. 3 (2) vs. No. 12 (3) Kansas
Sweet Sixteen
L 65–83  29–5 (15–3)
Charlotte Coliseum 
Charlotte, North Carolina
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana Basketball Men's Database". IndyStar. Retrieved November 14, 2015.