1896–97 Yale Bulldogs men's basketball team

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1896–97 Yale Bulldogs men's basketball
Premo-Porretta National Champions
Conference Independent
1896–97 record 11–5
Head coach Henry Anderson
Seasons
1896–97 collegiate men's basketball independents standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Butler       1 0   1.000
Minnesota A&M       6 0   1.000
Nebraska       2 0   1.000
Wabash       1 0   1.000
Bucknell       4 1   .800
Chicago       5 2   .714
Yale       11 5   .688
Bloomsburg       6 3   .667
Notre Dame       2 1   .667
Trinity       8 5   .615
Central Penn College       1 1   .500
Mount Union       1 1   .500
Penn State       1 1   .500
Purdue       1 1   .500
Temple       10 11   .476
Iowa       2 4   .333
Minnesota       3 6   .333
Pennsylvania       2 4   .333
Allegheny       0 1   .000
Macalester       0 3   .000
Springfield       0 2   .000
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1896–97 Yale Bulldogs men's basketball team represented Yale University in intercollegiate basketball during the 1896–97 season. The team finished the season with an 11–5 record[1] and was retroactively named the national champion by the Premo-Porretta Power Poll.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yale season-by-season results". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ ESPN, ed. (2009). ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia: The Complete History of the Men's Game. New York, NY: ESPN Books. p. 529. ISBN 978-0-345-51392-2.