1908–09 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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1908–09 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Conference Big Ten Conference
1908–09 record 5–9 (2–6 Western)
Head coach Robert Harris (1st season)
Captain Arthur Berndt
Home arena Old Assembly Hall
Seasons
1908–09 Western Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Chicago 12 0   1.000     12 0   1.000
Purdue 6 4   .600     8 4   .667
Wisconsin 5 4   .556     8 4   .667
Illinois 5 6   .455     7 6   .538
Minnesota 3 6   .333     8 6   .571
Indiana 2 6   .250     5 9   .357
Northwestern 1 4   .200     1 7   .125
Iowa 1 5   .167     8 7   .533
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1908–09 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Robert Harris, 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 5–9 and a conference record of 2–6, finishing 6th in the Western Conference.[1]

Roster[edit]

Name Position Year Hometown
Dean Barnhart F So. Rochester, Indiana
Arthur Berndt G So. Indianapolis, Indiana
Clyde Chattin F Jr. Shoals, Indiana
William Hipskind F So. Wabash, Indiana
Arthur Rogers C Jr. Washington, Indiana
Frank Thompson G Sr. Winchester, Indiana
George Thompson C N/A N/A
George Trimble G Sr. Evansville, Indiana
William Wellman G N/A Indianapolis, Indiana

Schedule/Results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/12/1908*
Marion Athletic Club L 23–27  0–1
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/5/1909*
Battery A L 21–24  0–2
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/9/1909
at Illinois
Rivalry
L 2–30  0–3 (0–1)
Kenney Gym 
Urbana, IL
1/15/1909
at Chicago L 12–18  0–4 (0–2)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
1/16/1909
at Northwestern L 12–16  0–5 (0–3)
 
Evanston, IL
1/23/1909*
Rose Poly W 27–12  1–5 (0–3)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/29/1909
Iowa W 18–12  2–5 (1–3)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/6/1909
Purdue
Rivalry
L 14–28  2–6 (1–4)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/9/1909*
DePauw W 31–20  3–6 (1–4)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/13/1909*
at Marion Athletic Club L 31–34  3–7 (1–4)
 
Marion, IN
2/19/1909
Chicago L 10–17  3–8 (1–5)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/26/1909*
at DePauw W 27–12  4–8 (1–5)
 
Greencastle, IN
3/6/1909
Illinois
Rivalry
W 23–13  5–8 (2–5)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
3/13/1909
at Purdue
Rivalry
L 13–30  5–9 (2–6)
Lafayette Coliseum 
West Lafayette, 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.