1895 in basketball

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The following are the basketball events of the year 1895 throughout the world.


  • February 9 – The first recorded game between two American college teams occurred, when Hamline University faced Minnesota A&M (which later became a part of the University of Minnesota).[2][3] Minnesota A&M won the game, which was played under rules allowing nine players per side, 9–3.[3]


  1. ^ "Did You Know That" (PDF). The Triangle. January 29, 1937. p. 3. Retrieved January 10, 2017. 
  2. ^ Traughber, Bill (March 12, 2008). "VU first college to play basketball". vucommodores.com. Retrieved June 6, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia. ESPN. 2009. pp. 528–529. ISBN 978-0-345-51392-2.