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1961-62 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Schedule and Results

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Overall: 17-10, .630 W-L% (48th of 178)
Conference: 11-1, 1st in OVC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: E.A. Diddle (17-10)

PS/G: 81.8 (16th of 178) ▪ PA/G: 77.0 (147th of 178)
SRS: 3.40 (62nd of 178) ▪ SOS: -1.36 (107th of 178)

NCAA Tournament:
Won Mideast First Round (90-81) versus Detroit Mercy
Lost Mideast Regional Semifinal (93-73) versus Ohio State
Lost Mideast Regional Third Place (87-86) versus Butler

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Schedules prior to the 1996-97 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Sat, Dec 9, 1961 REG @ Kent State MAC W 88 81 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Dec 15, 1961 REG N St. Bonaventure Ind L 65 66 1 1 L 1
3 Sat, Dec 16, 1961 REG N Texas SWC L 68 78 1 2 L 2
4 Fri, Dec 29, 1961 REG @ Marshall MAC L 84 89 1 3 L 3
5 Sat, Dec 30, 1961 REG @ Xavier Ind L 83 95 1 4 L 4
6 Sat, Jan 6, 1962 REG New Mexico State BIAA W 71 67 2 4 W 1
7 Tue, Jan 9, 1962 REG Tennessee Tech OVC W 93 61 3 4 W 2
8 Sat, Jan 13, 1962 REG @ Murray State OVC W 72 61 4 4 W 3
9 Thu, Jan 18, 1962 REG @ Morehead State OVC W 80 79 5 4 W 4
10 Sat, Jan 20, 1962 REG Middle Tennessee OVC W 89 69 6 4 W 5
11 Sat, Jan 27, 1962 REG @ Eastern Kentucky OVC W 96 62 7 4 W 6
12 Tue, Jan 30, 1962 REG @ Tennessee Tech OVC L 72 79 7 5 L 1
13 Mon, Feb 5, 1962 REG @ DePaul Ind L 78 86 7 6 L 2
14 Wed, Feb 7, 1962 REG @ East Tennessee State OVC W 89 84 8 6 W 1
15 Tue, Feb 13, 1962 REG @ Middle Tennessee OVC W 87 81 9 6 W 2
16 Sat, Feb 17, 1962 REG Murray State OVC W 96 77 10 6 W 3
17 Mon, Feb 19, 1962 REG Morehead State OVC W 77 51 11 6 W 4
18 Wed, Feb 21, 1962 REG Xavier Ind W 88 83 12 6 W 5
19 Sat, Feb 24, 1962 REG Eastern Kentucky OVC W 88 74 13 6 W 6
20 Mon, Feb 26, 1962 REG East Tennessee State OVC W 77 66 14 6 W 7
21 Fri, Mar 2, 1962 REG @ La Salle Mid-Atl L 84 88 14 7 L 1
22 Wed, Mar 7, 1962 REG @ Louisville Ind L 71 88 14 8 L 2
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
23 Mon, Mar 12, 1962 NCAA N Detroit Mercy Ind W 90 81 15 8 W 1
24 Fri, Mar 16, 1962 NCAA N Ohio State Big Ten L 73 93 15 9 L 1
25 Sat, Mar 17, 1962 NCAA N Butler Ind L 86 87 15 10 L 2