1987–88 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

The 1987–88 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Bobby Knight, who was in his 17th year. The team played its home games in Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana, and was a member of the Big Ten Conference.

1987–88 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 19
1987–88 record19–10 (11–7 Big Ten)
Head coachBobby Knight (17th season)
CaptainSteve Eyl
Dean Garrett
Keith Smart
Home arenaAssembly Hall
Seasons
1987–88 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 Purdue 16 2   .889     29 4   .879
#10 Michigan 13 5   .722     26 8   .765
#17 Iowa 12 6   .667     24 10   .706
#16 Illinois 12 6   .667     23 10   .697
Indiana 11 7   .611     19 10   .655
Ohio State 9 9   .500     20 13   .606
Wisconsin 6 12   .333     12 16   .429
Michigan State 5 13   .278     10 18   .357
Minnesota 4 14   .222     10 18   .357
Northwestern 2 16   .111     7 21   .250
Rankings from AP Poll

The Hoosiers finished the regular season with an overall record of 19–10 and a conference record of 11–7, finishing 5th in the Big Ten Conference. The Hoosiers were invited to participate in the 1988 NCAA Tournament as a 4-seed; however, IU made a quick exit with a first-round loss to 13-seed Richmond.[1]

RosterEdit

No. Name Position Ht. Year Hometown
3 Jay Edwards G/F 6–4 Fr. Marion, Indiana
4 Lyndon Jones G 6–2 Fr. Marion, Indiana
10 Mark Robinson F 6–5 RS Jr. Van Nuys, California
11 Todd Jadlow F/C 6–9 Jr. Salina, Kansas
14 Magnus Pelkowski C 6–10 Jr. Bogotá, Colombia
20 Ricky Calloway G/F 6–6 Jr. Cincinnati, Ohio
22 Dean Garrett C 6–10 Sr. San Clemente, California
23 Keith Smart G 6–1 Sr. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
32 Steve Eyl F 6–6 Sr. Hamilton, Ohio
35 Jeff Oliphant G 6–5 So. Lyons, Indiana
42 Kreigh Smith G/F 6–7 Jr. Tipton, Indiana
44 Joe Hillman G 6–2 Jr. Glendale, California
45 Brian Sloan F/C 6–8 Jr. McLeansboro, Illinois

Schedule/ResultsEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
11/28/1987*
No. 6 Miami (OH) W 90–65  1–0
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/1/1987*
No. 5 Notre Dame W 76–59  2–0
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/5/1987*
No. 5 vs. No. 2 Kentucky
Indiana–Kentucky rivalry
L 76–82  2–1
Hoosier Dome 
Indianapolis
12/8/1987*
No. 6 Vanderbilt W 63–61  3–1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/11/1987*
No. 6 James Madison
Indiana Classic
W 84–52  4–1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/12/1987*
No. 6 Washington State
Indiana Classic
W 63–56  5–1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/15/1987*
No. 5 Eastern Kentucky W 103–75  6–1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/19/1987*
No. 5 at Louisville L 69–81  6–2
Freedom Hall 
Louisville, Kentucky
12/28/1987*
No. 13 vs. Pennsylvania
Hoosier Classic
W 94–54  7–2
Market Square Arena 
Indianapolis
12/29/1987*
No. 13 vs. Stanford
Hoosier Classic
W 83–73  8–2
Market Square Arena 
Indianapolis
1/6/1988
No. 12 at No. 16 Iowa L 70–84  8–3 (0–1)
Carver–Hawkeye Arena 
Iowa City, Iowa
1/11/1988
No. 12 at Northwestern L 64–66  8–4 (0–2)
Welsh-Ryan Arena 
Evanston, Illinois
1/14/1988
No. 15 Wisconsin W 55–53  9–4 (1–2)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/16/1988
No. 15 at Michigan State L 74–75  9–5 (1–3)
Jenison Fieldhouse 
East Lansing, Michigan
1/24/1988
No. 7 Michigan L 60–72  9–6 (1–4)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/27/1988
at Ohio State W 75–71  10–6 (2–4)
St. John Arena 
Columbus, Ohio
1/30/1988
No. 2 Purdue
Rivalry
W 82–79  11–6 (3–4)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/4/1988
Minnesota W 92–63  12–6 (4–4)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/6/1988
at Illinois
Rivalry
W 75–74  13–6 (5–4)
Assembly Hall 
Champaign, Illinois
2/11/1988
No. 19 Northwestern W 74–45  14–6 (6–4)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/13/1988
No. 19 at Michigan L 72–92  14–7 (6–5)
Crisler Arena 
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2/18/1988
Michigan State W 95–58  15–7 (7–5)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/21/1988
at Purdue
Rivalry
L 85–95  15–8 (7–6)
Mackey Arena 
West Lafayette, Indiana
2/24/1988
at Wisconsin W 84–74  16–8 (8–6)
Wisconsin Field House 
Madison, Wisconsin
2/29/1988
Illinois
Rivalry
L 65–75  16–9 (8–7)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
3/5/1988
Ohio State W 85–77  17–9 (9–7)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
3/10/1988
at Minnesota W 91–85  18–9 (10–7)
Williams Arena 
Minneapolis
3/12/1988
No. 15 Iowa W 116–89  19–9 (11–7)
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, Indiana
NCAA Tournament
3/18/1988*
No. (4) vs. No. (13) Richmond
First Round
L 69–72  19–10 (11–7)
Hartford Civic Center 
Hartford, Connecticut
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Indiana Basketball Men's Database". IndyStar. Retrieved November 15, 2015.