1904–05 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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1904–05 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Conference Big Ten Conference
1904–05 record 5–12 (1–1 Western)
Head coach Zora G. Clevenger (1st season)
Captain Earl Taber
Home arena Old Assembly Hall
Seasons
1904–05 Western Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Chicago 5 2   .714     9 3   .750
Wisconsin 1 1   .500     10 8   .556
Minnesota 3 1   .750     7 7   .500
Northwestern 1 2   .333     2 2   .500
Iowa 0 3   .000     6 8   .429
Purdue 1 3   .250     3 6   .333
Indiana 1 1   .500     5 12   .294
† Intermural play only, the conference did not have an official winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1904–05 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Zora G. Clevenger, who was in his 1st year. The team played its home games at the Old Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana, and was a first-time member of the Western Conference.

The Hoosiers finished the regular season with an overall record of 5–12 and a conference record of 1–1.[1]

Roster[edit]

Name Position Year Hometown
Charles Carr F Sr. Anderson, Indiana
Thomas Cookson F Sr. Anderson, Indiana
Chester Harmeson F Jr. Anderson, Indiana
Cassius Hiatt G Jr. Kirklin, Indiana
Ralph Noel G Sr. Star City, Indiana
Godfred Ritterskamp F Jr. Freelandsville, Indiana
Bernard Robinson F N/A Marshall, Illinois
James Sanders G So. Jasonville, Indiana
Earl Taber G Sr. Marion, Indiana
George Teter C Sr. Sheridan, Indiana
George Trimble G Fr. Evansville, Indiana
Clifford Woody F So. Thorntown, Indiana

Schedule/Results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/13/1904*
at Indianapolis YMCA L 19–32  0–1
 
Indianapolis, IN
1/7/1905*
Rose Poly L 14–30  0–2
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/11/1905*
Indiana State W 52–16  1–2
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/14/1905
at Purdue
Rivalry
L 20–38  1–3 (0–1)
Lafayette Coliseum 
West Lafayette, IN
1/20/1905*
at Wabash L 17–39  1–4 (0–1)
 
Crawfordsville, IN
1/26/1905*
Butler W 41–23  2–4 (0–1)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/3/1905*
at Indiana State L 23–26  2–5 (0–1)
North Hall 
Terre Haute, IN
2/4/1905*
at Rose Poly L 29–39  2–6 (0–1)
 
Terre Haute, IN
2/11/1905*
Wabash L 24–31  2–7 (0–1)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/18/1905
Purdue
Rivalry
W 29–14  3–7 (1–1)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/25/1905*
at Butler L 29–44  3–8 (1–1)
 
Indianapolis, IN
2/27/1905*
at Allegheny L 17–39  3–9 (1–1)
 
 
2/28/1905*
at Hiram (OH) L 18–49  3–10 (1–1)
 
Hiram, OH
3/1/1905*
at Rayen Athletic Club W 34–20  4–10 (1–1)
 
 
3/2/1905*
at Buhl Athletic Club W 34–21  5–10 (1–1)
 
 
3/3/1905*
at Buchtel L 24–48  5–11 (1–1)
 
Akron, OH
3/4/1905*
at Ohio State L 12–66  5–12 (1–1)
 
Columbus, OH
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

References[edit]

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