1893–94 Chicago Maroons men's basketball team

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1893–94 Chicago Maroons men's basketball
Conference Independent
1893–94 record 6–1
Head coach No Head Coach
Captain Henry D. Hubbard
Home arena Men's Gymnasium
1894-95 →

The 1893–94 Chicago Maroons men's basketball team represented the University of Chicago in intercollegiate basketball and served as the first team in the history of the university. The team finished the season with a 6–1 record[1] The team played their home games on campus in the Men's Gymnasium.

The team consisted of 9 players; Henry David Hubbard, Henry Magee Adkinson, Sidney Charles Liebenstein, Charles King Bliss, Stanley M. Ramsay, William B. Keen Jr., Clifford Bottsford McGillivray, Frederick Day Nichols, and Harry Victor Church. The Maroons did not have a head coach listed on their roster, however, Hubbard was appointed team captain.


1893–94 Chicago Maroons men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F Henry Hubbard (C)
Philadelphia, PA
G Henry Adkinson
Chicago, IL
C Sidney Liebenstein
Chicago, IL
C Charles Bliss
Longwood, IL
G Stanley Ramsay
Chicago, IL
C William Keen Jr.
Chicago, IL
F Clifford McGillivray
Chicago, IL
F Frederick Nichols
Osage, IA
F Harry Church
Morrison, IL
Head coach
  • No coach listed
Assistant coach(es)

  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

The Cap and Gown Roster



time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
no, no
YMCA Training School W 19–11  1-0
Men's Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
no, no
YMCA Training School W 17–11  2–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
no, no
Morgan Park Academy W 20–11  3–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
no, no
Pullman YMCA W 22–6  4–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
no, no
Central YMCA L 13–15  4–1
Men's Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
no, no
Morgan Park Academy W 10–8  5–1
Men's Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
no, no
Englewood YMCA W 20–17  6–1
Men's Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.



  1. ^ "The Cap and Gown, published 1894, page 165". 
  2. ^ University of Chicago Annual Register, July 1893–July 1894, published January 1895
  3. ^ [1], The Cap and Gown
  4. ^ "Cap and Gown 1895". 

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