1981–82 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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1981–82 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Conference Big Ten Conference
1981–82 record 19–10 (12–6 Big Ten)
Head coach Bobby Knight (11th season)
Captain Ted Kitchel
Landon Turner
Home arena Assembly Hall
Seasons
1981–82 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 7 Minnesota 14 4   .778     23 6   .793
No. 16 Iowa 12 6   .667     21 8   .724
Ohio State 12 6   .667     21 10   .677
Indiana 12 6   .667     19 10   .655
Purdue 11 7   .611     18 14   .563
Illinois 10 8   .556     18 11   .621
Michigan State 6 12   .333     11 17   .393
Michigan 6 12   .333     7 20   .259
Northwestern 4 14   .222     8 19   .296
Wisconsin* 1 17   .056     4 23   .148
Rankings from AP Poll
*Wisconsin forfeited all games after Jan 25, 1982 due to NCAA sanctions.
Disputed record (3–15, 6–23)

The 1981–82 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Bobby Knight, who was in his 11th 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 19–10 and a conference record of 12–6, finishing 2nd in the Big Ten Conference. IU was invited to participate in the 1982 NCAA Tournament as a 5-seed; the Hoosiers advanced to the second round, but they lost to 4-seed UAB.[1]

Roster[edit]

No. Name Position Ht. Year Hometown
11 Dan Dakich G 6–5 Fr. Merrillville, Indiana
20 Jim Thomas G 6–3 Jr. Fort Lauderdale, Florida
21 Winston Morgan G/F 6–5 Fr. Anderson, Indiana
23 Chuck Franz G 6–2 Jr. Clarksville, Indiana
24 Randy Wittman G/F 6–6 Jr. Indianapolis, Indiana
25 Cam Cameron G 6–2 Jr. Terre Haute, Indiana
30 Ted Kitchel F 6–8 Jr. Galveston, Indiana
31 Tony Brown G 6–2 Jr. Chicago, Illinois
32 Landon Turner F/C 6–10 Sr. Indianapolis, Indiana
33 Uwe Blab C 7–2 Fr. Munich, Germany
42 John Flowers F 6–9 Fr. Fort Wayne, Indiana
43 Mike LaFave F 6–9 So. Indianapolis, Indiana
44 Rick Rowray G 6–6 Fr. Muncie, Indiana
54 Steve Bouchie F 6–8 Jr. Washington, Indiana

Schedule/Results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
11/28/1981*
No. 12 Miami (OH) W 71–64  1–0
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
12/1/1981*
No. 12 Notre Dame W 69–55  2–0
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
12/8/1981*
No. 10 at No. 2 Kentucky
Indiana–Kentucky rivalry
L 69–85  2–1
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
12/11/1981*
No. 10 Colorado State
Indiana Classic
W 82–41  3–1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
12/12/1981*
No. 10 Penn State
Indiana Classic
W 80–51  4–1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
12/14/1981*
No. 10 vs. Tulane W 77–59  5–1
Market Square Arena 
Indianapolis, IN
12/19/1981*
No. 13 Kansas State W 58–49  6–1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
12/28/1981*
No. 11 vs. No. 20 Villanova L 59–63  6–2
Madison Square Garden 
New York City, NY
12/29/1981*
No. 11 vs. Kansas L 61–71  6–3
Madison Square Garden 
New York City, NY
1/7/1982
at Michigan State L 58–65  6–4 (0–1)
Jenison Fieldhouse 
East Lansing, MI
1/9/1982
at Northwestern L 61–75  6–5 (0–2)
Welsh-Ryan Arena 
Evanston, IL
1/14/1982
Michigan W 81–51  7–5 (1–2)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/16/1982
Ohio State W 66–61  8–5 (2–2)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/21/1982
at Illinois
Rivalry
W 54–53  9–5 (3–2)
Assembly Hall 
Champaign, IL
1/23/1982
Purdue
Rivalry
W 77–55  10–5 (4–2)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/28/1982
at Wisconsin W 62–56  11–5 (5–2)
Wisconsin Field House 
Madison, WI
1/30/1982
No. 10 Minnesota L 62–69  11–6 (5–3)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/4/1982
at No. 5 Iowa L 40–62  11–7 (5–4)
Iowa Field House 
Iowa City, IA
2/6/1982
at No. 6 Minnesota W 58–55  12–7 (6–4)
Williams Arena 
Minneapolis, MN
2/11/1982
Illinois
Rivalry
W 73–60  13–7 (7–4)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/13/1982
No. 5 Iowa W 73–58  14–7 (8–4)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/18/1982
No. 20 Wisconsin W 88–57  15–7 (9–4)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/20/1982
No. 20 at Purdue
Rivalry
L 65–76  15–8 (9–5)
Mackey Arena 
West Lafayette, IN
2/25/1982
at Ohio State L 65–68  15–9 (9–6)
St. John Arena 
Columbus, OH
2/27/1982
at Michigan W 78–70  16–9 (10–6)
Crisler Arena 
Ann Arbor, MI
3/4/1982
Northwestern W 79–49  17–9 (11–6)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
3/6/1982
Michigan State W 74–58  18–9 (12–6)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
NCAA Tournament
3/11/1982*
No. (5) vs. No. (12) Robert Morris
First Round
W 94–62  19–9 (12–6)
Memorial Gymnasium 
Nashville, TN
3/13/1982*
No. (5) vs. No. (4) UAB
Second Round
L 70–80  19–10 (12–6)
Memorial Gymnasium 
Nashville, TN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana Basketball Men's Database". IndyStar. Retrieved November 16, 2015.