1907–08 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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1907–08 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Conference Big Ten Conference
1907–08 record 9–6 (2–4 Western)
Head coach Ed Cook (1st season)
Captain Edmund Cook
Harlan McCoy
Frank Thompson
Home arena Old Assembly Hall
Seasons
1907–08 Western Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Chicago 7 1   .875     23 2   .920
Wisconsin 7 1   .875     10 2   .833
Illinois 6 5   .545     20 6   .769
Minnesota 2 6   .250     12 7   .632
Purdue 0 8   .000     5 9   .357
Iowa - -       10 6   .625
Indiana - -       9 6   .600
Northwestern - -       2 7   .222
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1907–08 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Ed Cook, who was in his 1st and only year. The team played its home games at the Old Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana, and was a member of the Western Conference.

The Hoosiers finished the regular season with an overall record of 9–6 and a conference record of 2–4, finishing 4th in the Western Conference.[1]

Roster[edit]

Name Position Year Hometown
Arthur Berndt G Fr. Indianapolis, Indiana
Cecil Boyle F N/A Shoals, Indiana
Clarence Cartwright G N/A New Harmony, Indiana
Clyde Chattin F So. Shoals, Indiana
Edmund Cook F N/A Indianapolis, Indiana
James Kessler F Sr. Portland, Indiana
Robert Martin C N/A Dana, Indiana
Harlan McCoy F Sr. Chrisney, Indiana
Arthur Rogers C So. Washington, Indiana
Frank Thompson G Jr. Winchester, Indiana
George Trimble G Jr. Evansville, Indiana
Clifford Woody F Sr. Thorntown, Indiana

Schedule/Results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/10/1907*
at Marion Athletic Club W 31–30  1–0
 
Marion, IN
1/10/1908
at Chicago L 18–49  1–1 (0–1)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
1/11/1908
at Northwestern L 18–21  1–2 (0–2)
 
Evanston, IL
1/18/1908*
Indiana State W 37–13  2–2 (0–2)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/25/1908
at Illinois
Rivalry
L 12–39  2–3 (0–3)
Kenney Gym 
Urbana, IL
1/28/1908*
DePauw W 25–4  3–3 (0–3)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/31/1908
Northwestern W 36–10  4–3 (1–3)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/3/1908*
Rose Poly W 30–11  5–3 (1–3)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/7/1908
at Purdue
Rivalry
W 26–21  6–3 (2–3)
Lafayette Coliseum 
West Lafayette, IN
2/11/1908*
at DePauw W 33–11  7–3 (2–3)
 
Greencastle, IN
2/15/1908*
at Marion Athletic Club L 17–28  7–4 (2–3)
 
Marion, IN
2/19/1908*
Notre Dame L 20–21  7–5 (2–3)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/21/1908*
at Indiana State W 28–10  8–5 (2–3)
North Hall 
Terre Haute, IN
2/23/1908*
at Rose Poly W 33–19  9–5 (2–3)
 
Terre Haute, IN
2/26/1908
Purdue
Rivalry
L 14–16  9–6 (2–4)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

References[edit]

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