1912–13 Navy Midshipmen men's basketball team

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1912–13 Navy Midshipmen men's basketball
Helms Foundation National Champions
Premo-Porretta National Champions
Conference Independent
1912–13 record 9–0
Head coach Louis Wenzell (1st season)
MVP Laurence Wild
Captain Laurence Wild
Home arena Halsey Field House
Seasons

The 1912–13 Navy Midshipmen men's basketball team represented the United States Naval Academy in intercollegiate basketball during the 1912–13 season. The team finished the season with a 9–0 record[1] and was retroactively named the 1912–13 national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and the Premo-Porretta Power Poll.[2][3] It was head coach Louis Wenzell's first and only season coaching the team.[1] Player Laurence Wild was named a consensus All-American at the end of the season.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular season
12/14/1912*
Baltimore Medical College W 44–22  1–0
 
 
12/21/1912*
Catholic University W 59–33  2–0
 
 
1/11/1913*
NYU W 74–18  3–0
 
 
1/18/1913*
St. John's W 55–30  4–0
 
 
1/25/1913*
Crescent Athletic Club W 49–7  5–0
 
 
2/1/1913*
Lehigh W 56–17  6–0
 
 
2/8/1913*
Swarthmore W 31–12  7–0
 
 
2/15/1913*
St. John's (Maryland) W 46–30  8–0
 
 
2/22/1913*
Georgetown W 67–18  9–0
Dahlgren Hall 
Annapolis, MD
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Source[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Navy season-by-season results". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2014. Retrieved April 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ "NCAA Division I Mens Basketball – NCAA Division I Champions". Rauzulu's Street. 2004. Retrieved April 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ ESPN, ed. (2009). ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia: The Complete History of the Men's Game. New York, NY: ESPN Books. p. 532. ISBN 978-0-345-51392-2. 
  4. ^ "Navy Men's Basketball: A Tradition of Excellence". NavySports. CBS Sports. 2010. Retrieved April 28, 2014. 
  5. ^ "2013–14 Navy Midshipmen Men's Basketball Media Guide" (PDF). History. United States Naval Academy. 2013. Retrieved April 28, 2014.