1973–74 Idaho Vandals men's basketball team

The 1973–74 Idaho Vandals men's basketball team represented the University of Idaho during the 1973–74 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Members of the Big Sky Conference, the Vandals were led by eighth-year head coach Wayne Anderson and played their home games on campus at the Memorial Gymnasium in Moscow, Idaho.[1] They were 12–14 overall and 5–9 in conference play.[2][3]

1973–74 Idaho Vandals men's basketball
Idaho Vandals logo.svg
ConferenceBig Sky Conference
Record12–14 (5–9 Big Sky)
Head coach
Assistant coachDale James
Home arenaMemorial Gymnasium
Seasons
1973–74 Big Sky men's basketball standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   PCT W   L   PCT
Idaho State 11 3   .786 20 8   .714
Montana 11 3   .786 19 8   .704
Weber State 8 6   .571 14 12   .538
Gonzaga 7 7   .500 13 13   .500
Boise State 6 8   .429 12 14   .462
Idaho 5 9   .357 12 14   .462
Montana State 5 9   .357 11 15   .423
Northern Arizona 3 11   .214 3 18   .143
† One-game playoff winner

No Vandals were named to the all-conference team; senior forward Steve Ton, senior guard Tyrone Fitzpatrick, and sophomore guard Steve Weist were honorable mention.[4][5]

Anderson resigned shortly after the season, ending seventeen years in coaching at his alma mater.[6][7] He returned to Moscow in 1982 and resumed duties as assistant athletic director, and retired in 1994.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Doane invades Idaho in cage opener at Moscow". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). December 1, 1973. p. 15.
  2. ^ "College cage standings". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). March 5, 1974. p. 17.
  3. ^ "College cage standings". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). March 4, 1974. p. 15.
  4. ^ "Montana's McKenzie favorite Big Sky all-star team pick". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. March 8, 1974. p. 17.
  5. ^ "Zags' Morrill Big Sky pick". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). Associated Press. March 8, 1974. p. 17.
  6. ^ "Anderson resigns as Idaho cage coach". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). March 5, 1974. p. 25.
  7. ^ Drosendahl, Glenn (March 7, 1974). "Idaho's Anderson resigns head basketball position". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). p. 17.

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