1901–02 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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1901–02 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Conference Independent
1901–02 record 4–4
Head coach Phelps Darby (1st season)
Captain Phelps Darby
Home arena Old Assembly Hall
1901–02 Western Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Minnesota*† 2 0   1.000     15 0   1.000
Iowa       10 2   .833
Purdue 2 0   1.000     10 3   .769
Wisconsin 0 1   .000     7 3   .700
Indiana 0 2   .000     4 4   .500
Rankings from AP Poll
†Intramural play only, the conference did not have an official championship
*Minnesota was named Premo-Porretta and Helms Foundation National Champions

The 1901–02 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Phelps Darby, who also served as the team captain was in his 1st and only year. The team played its home games at the Old Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana.

The Hoosiers finished the regular season with an overall record of 4–4.[1]


Name Position Year Hometown
Harry Ayers G Jr. Hartford City, Indiana
Guy Cantwell G Jr. Spencer, Indiana
Charles Carr F Fr. Anderson, Indiana
Willis Coval F So. Indianapolis, Indiana
Phelps Darby C/F Sr. Evansville, Indiana
Clyde Dreisbach F Jr. Fort Wayne, Indiana
Edmund Elfers G Sr. Rising Sun, Indiana
Thomas Harrison F Sr. Evansville, Indiana
Alvah Rucker G Sr. Evansville, Indiana
Roy Shackleton G So. Chatterton, Indiana
William Stone F Jr. Spencer, Indiana
Charles Unnewehr F/C Sr. Batesville, Indiana
Marvin Wallace G So. Milton, Indiana


time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
Butler L 15–17  0–1
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
at Indiana State W 21–13  1–1
North Hall 
Terre Haute, IN
at Rose Poly L 16–23  1–2
Terre Haute, IN
vs. Wabash W 26–23  2–2
L 8–32  2–3
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
at Butler W 32–29  3–3
Indianapolis, IN
Indiana State W 25–14  4–3
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
at Purdue
L 25–71  4–4
Lafayette Coliseum 
West Lafayette, IN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.


  1. ^ "Indiana Basketball Men's Database". IndyStar. Retrieved December 2, 2015.