1914–15 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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1914–15 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Conference Big Ten Conference
1914–15 record 4–9 (1–9 Western)
Head coach Arthur Berndt (2nd season)
Captain Frank Whitaker
Home arena Old Assembly Hall
Seasons
1914–15 Western Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Illinois 12 0   1.000     16 0   1.000
Chicago 9 3   .750     20 5   .800
Wisconsin 8 4   .667     13 4   .765
Minnesota 6 6   .500     11 6   .647
Northwestern 5 5   .500     11 8   .579
Purdue 4 8   .333     5 8   .385
Ohio State 3 9   .250     7 10   .412
Iowa 2 6   .250     9 8   .529
Indiana 1 9   .100     4 9   .308
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1914–15 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Arthur Berndt, who was in his 2nd and final 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 4–9 and a conference record of 1–9, finishing 9th in the Western Conference.[1]

Roster[edit]

Name Position Year Hometown
Severin Buschmann F So. Indianapolis, Indiana
Rex Dale F N/A Lebanon, Indiana
James Frenzel F Jr. Indianapolis, Indiana
Russell Kirkpatrick G Jr. Rushville, Indiana
Allen Maxwell F Jr. Indianapolis, Indiana
DeWitt Mullett G So. Columbia City, Indiana
Cleon Nafe F So. Rochester, Indiana
William Nash C So. Brazil, Indiana
John Porter F Jr. Lebanon, Indiana
Clinton Prather F Jr. Wheatland, Indiana
Frank Whitaker G Jr. South Bend, Indiana

Schedule/Results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
1/9/1915
Wisconsin L 18–39  0–1 (0–1)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/11/1915
at Illinois
Rivalry
L 14–34  0–2 (0–2)
Kenney Gym 
Urbana, IL
1/16/1915
at Northwestern L 22–30  0–3 (0–3)
Old Patten Gymnasium 
Evanston, IL
1/18/1915
at Wisconsin L 15–47  0–4 (0–4)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
1/19/1915
at Iowa L 20–29  0–5 (0–5)
Iowa Armory 
Iowa City, IA
1/26/1915
Illinois
Rivalry
L 4–20  0–6 (0–6)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/29/1915*
at Earlham W 35–14  1–6 (0–6)
 
Richmond, IN
2/6/1915
Northwestern W 31–25  2–6 (1–6)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/13/1915*
Rose Poly W 64–15  3–6 (1–6)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/16/1915
Purdue
Rivalry
L 12–15  3–7 (1–7)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/20/1915*
Earlham W 35–14  4–7 (1–7)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/23/1915
Iowa L 19–20  4–8 (1–8)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
3/2/1915
at Purdue
Rivalry
L 15–26  4–9 (1–9)
Memorial Gymnasium 
West Lafayette, IN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana Basketball Men's Database". IndyStar. Retrieved November 29, 2015.