1895–96 Drexel Blue and Gold men's basketball team

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1895–96 Drexel Blue and Gold men's basketball
Conference Independent
1895–96 record 0–1
Head coach F. Knight (1st season)
Home arena Main Building
Seasons
1895–96 collegiate men's basketball independents standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Wesleyan       1 0   1.000
Bloomsburg       6 1   .857
Minnesota A&M       10 2   .833
Mount Union       3 1   .750
Chicago       5 2   .714
Temple       15 7   .682
Yale       8 5   .615
Allegheny       1 1   .500
Washington       1 1   .500
Minnesota       3 5   .375
Iowa       2 5   .286
Bucknell       1 3   .250
Central Penn       0 2   .000
Drexel       0 1   .000
Macalester       0 4   .000
Savage School of Phys Ed       0 1   .000
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1895–96 Drexel Blue and Gold men's basketball team represented Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry during the 1895–96 men's basketball season. The Blue and Gold, led by 1st year head coach F. Knight, played their home games at Main Building.

Roster[edit]

1895–96 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
W.H. Gruel
Birney
Low
Brown
Conver
Fritsen
Whitmann
Herchine
Head coach
  • F. Knight
Assistant coach(es)

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

Schedule[edit]

[1]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
December 6, 1895 [2]*
Temple L 1–3 
                   
 
March 14, 1896 [3]*
at Pennsylvania Railroad YMCA
PRRYMCA used their 2nd team
L 1–2 
 1  Birney               
 
March, 1896 [4]*
Trenton Turners L 0–4 
                   
 
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Men's Basketball Record Book" (PDF). Retrieved 23 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "BASKETBALL AT TEMPLE COLLEGE". newspaperarchive.com. Philadelphia Times. 1 March 1896. p. 9. Retrieved 14 March 2018. 
  3. ^ "P.R.R.Y.M.C.A. Second and Drexel". newspaperarchive.com. Philadelphia Times. 16 March 1896. p. 8. Retrieved 14 March 2018. 
  4. ^ "City Notes". newspaperarchive.com. Trenton Evening Times. 25 March 1896. p. 8. Retrieved 14 March 2018.