1898–99 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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1898–99 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
Wisconsin Badgers logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1898–99 record 0–3 (0–0 Western)
Head coach James C. Elsom
Home arena Red Gym
1898–99 Western Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Minnesota       5 4   .556
Wisconsin       0 3   .000
Rankings from AP Poll
†Intermural play only, the conference did not have an official championship

The 1898–1899 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison. Wisconsin Badger basketball began in December 1898 with the formation of its first team coached by Dr. James C. Elsom. The team played their home games at the Red Gym in Madison, Wisconsin and was a member of the Western Conference.


time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
Jan 21*
at Milwaukee Normals Alumni L 15–25  0–1
Milwaukee, WI
Feb 18*
at Lawrence (WI) L 18–20  0–2
Appleton, WI
Mar 4*
at Milwaukee Normals Alumni L 10–13  0–3
Milwaukee, WI
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.