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1944-1945 Iowa Basketball Year in Review


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SUMMARY VIDEO


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Big Ten Champions and National Champions (Premo-Porretta Power Poll)Big Ten Champions and National Champions (Premo-Porretta Power Poll)

Summary: Iowa’s 1944‑45 squad, under the direction of Coach Pops Harrison, won the school’s first outright conference basketball championship. Brothers Herb and Clayton Wilkinson were first team all‑conference selections. Herb Wilkinson and Dick Ives (the top scorer at 12.1 per game) combined to make five All‑America teams, and were named co-MVP of the team. They were also retroactively named National Champions by the Premo-Porretta Power Poll.

Conference: Big Ten

Head Coach: Lawrence 'Pops' Harrison

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RESULTS

Date

Opponent / Score

Hilites

Full Game

Western Illinois
12/9/1944

Iowa  vs  Western Illinois  


W     101 - 23



South Dakota State
12/11/1944

Iowa  vs  South Dakota State  


W     87 - 37



Nebraska
12/16/1944

Iowa  @  Nebraska  


W     61 - 45



Denver
12/19/1944

Iowa  vs  Denver  


W     60 - 41



Notre Dame
12/23/1944

Iowa  vs  Notre Dame  


W     63 - 46



Michigan State
12/30/1944

Iowa  vs  Michigan State  


W     66 - 29



Minnesota
1/6/1945

Iowa  vs  Minnesota  


W     41 - 34



Purdue
1/13/1945

Iowa  vs  Purdue  


W     61 - 34  



Michigan
1/19/1945

Iowa  @  Michigan  


W     29 - 27



Indiana
1/22/1945

Iowa  vs  Indiana  


W     56 - 51



Illinois
1/26/1945

Iowa  @  Illinois  


L     42 - 43



Michigan
2/3/1945

Iowa  vs  Michigan  


W     50 - 37



Indiana
2/10/1945

Iowa  @  Indiana  


W     45 - 40



Purdue
2/12/1945

Iowa  @  Purdue  


W     48 - 43



Wisconsin
2/19/1945

Iowa  vs  Wisconsin  


W     54 - 53



Wisconsin
2/24/1945

Iowa  @  Wisconsin  


W     68 - 38



Minnesota
2/26/1945

Iowa  @  Minnesota  


W     55 - 48



Illinois
3/3/1945

Iowa  vs  Illinois  


W     43 - 37




Total Wins

Total Losses

Total Ties

Win %

17

1

0

94.44%


The Shoulders of Giants (
)

Slavery in Sports: The Role of the Black Athlete (
Acie Earl)

No Excuses: The Making of a Head Coach (
)

Foul: The Connie Hawkins Story (
Connie Hawkins)

Kinnick: The Documentary (
Nile Kinnick)


CURRENT ROSTER

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Dick Culberson

Dick Culberson

Iowa City, Iowa [City]

Dick Ives

Dick Ives

Diagonal, Iowa [High]

Ned Postels

Ned Postels

Mankato, Minnesota [Loyola]

Murray Wier

Murray Wier

Muscatine, Iowa [High]

Clayton Wilkinson

Clayton Wilkinson

Salt Lake City, Utah [East]

Herb Wilkinson

Herb Wilkinson (G)

Salt Lake City, Utah [East]

Jack Wishmier

Jack Wishmier

Van Meter, Iowa [High]


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