1895–96 Iowa Hawkeyes men's basketball team

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1895–96 Iowa Hawkeyes men's basketball
Conference Independent
1895–96 record 2–5
Head coach No coach
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 Iowa Hawkeyes men's basketball team represented the University of Iowa in intercollegiate basketball during the 1895–96 season. The team finished the season with a 2–5 record.[1] This squad is historically significant to the sport of college basketball: when they played the University of Chicago on January 18, 1896, the teams faced off with only five players to a side, establishing the first "modern" game of college basketball ever played.[2][3] Chicago won the game, 15–12.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iowa season-by-season results". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "The Game That Developed". Big Ten Men's Basketball History. Big Ten Conference. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "2007–08 Iowa Hawkeyes Men's Basketball Media Guide" (PDF). History. University of Iowa. 2007. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ "James Naismith". Robinson Library. February 18, 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2014.