1996–97 Iowa Hawkeyes men’s basketball team

1996–97 Iowa Hawkeyes men’s basketball

Super Chevy Shootout Champions

NCAA Men’s Division I Tournament, Round of 32

Conference
Big Ten Conference

1996–97 record
22–10 (12–6 Big Ten)

Head coach
Tom Davis (11th year)

Assistant coach
Gary Close

MVP
Andre Woolridge

Home arena
Carver-Hawkeye Arena
(Capacity: 15,500)

Seasons

« 1995–96
1997–98 »

1996–97 Big Ten Conference men’s basketball standings

v
t
e

Conf
 
 
Overall

Team
W
 
L
 
PCT
 
 
W
 
L
 
PCT

#3 Minnesota*
16

2
 
.889
 
 
31

4
 
.886

Iowa
12

6
 
.667
 
 
22

10
 
.688

Purdue
12

6
 
.667
 
 
18

12
 
.600

#19 Illinois
11

7
 
.611
 
 
22

10
 
.688

Wisconsin
11

7
 
.611
 
 
18

10
 
.643

Indiana
9

9
 
.500
 
 
22

11
 
.667

Michigan State
9

9
 
.500
 
 
17

12
 
.586

Ohio State
5

13
 
.278
 
 
10

17
 
.370

Penn State
3

15
 
.167
 
 
10

17
 
.370

Northwestern
2

16
 
.111
 
 
7

22
 
.241

Michigan*
0

9
 
.000
 
 
0

11
 
.000

Rankings from AP Poll
*Michigan: 24 games vacated; including NIT champ. vacated due to sanctions against the program
*Minnesota: 5G NCAA Tourn. vacated due to sanctions against the program
Disputed records: Michigan-(24-11)(9-9); Minnesota-(35-5)(16-2)

The 1996–97 Iowa Hawkeyes men’s basketball team represented the University of Iowa as members of the Big Ten Conference. The team was led by 11th year head coach Tom Davis, and played their home games at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. They finished the season 22-10 overall and 12–6 in Big Ten play. The Hawkeyes received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament as #8 seed in the West Region, losing 75-69 in the Round of 32 to the eventual National Runner-Up Kentucky Wildcats.

Contents

1 Roster
2 Schedule/Results
3 Rankings
4 Awards and Honors
5 References

Roster[edit]

No.
Name
Position
Ht.
Year
Hometown

3
Jason Bauer
G
6–3
So.
Hudson, Iowa

4
Jess Settles
F
6–7
Sr.
Winfield, Iowa

5
Andre Woolridge
PG
6–0
Sr.
Omaha, Nebraska

13
Guy Rucker
C
6–11
Fr.
Inkster, Michigan

24
Ryan Luehrsmann
G
5–11
Fr.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

25
Vernon Simmons
F
6–6
Jr.
Simi Valley, California

32
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