1915–16 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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1915–16 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Conference Big Ten Conference
1915–16 record 6–7 (3–5 Western)
Head coach Allan Williford (1st season)
Captain Allen Maxwell
Home arena Old Assembly Hall
Seasons
1915–16 Western Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Wisconsin 11 1   .917     20 1   .952
Illinois 9 3   .750     13 3   .813
Northwestern 9 3   .750     13 3   .813
Minnesota 6 6   .500     11 6   .647
Indiana 3 5   .375     6 7   .462
Chicago 4 8   .333     15 11   .577
Iowa 2 4   .333     11 4   .733
Ohio State 2 8   .200     9 13   .409
Purdue 2 10   .167     4 10   .286
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1915–16 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Allan Williford, 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 6–7 and a conference record of 3–5, finishing 5th in the Western Conference.[1]

Roster[edit]

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

Schedule/Results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
1/8/1916*
Franklin College W 33–17  1–0
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/11/1916*
Wabash L 18–33  1–1
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
1/15/1916
at Purdue
Rivalry
L 17–26  1–2 (0–1)
Memorial Gymnasium 
West Lafayette, IN
1/25/1916*
at DePauw W 37–5  2–2 (0–1)
 
Greencastle, IN
2/9/1916*
at Earlham W 30–18  3–2 (0–1)
 
Richmond, IN
2/12/1916
Ohio State W 26–17  4–2 (1–1)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/14/1916
Minnesota L 20–29  4–3 (1–2)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/19/1916
Northwestern L 26–40  4–4 (1–3)
Old Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
2/22/1916
at Ohio State W 29–26  5–4 (2–3)
 
Columbus, OH
2/28/1916
at Northwestern L 20–38  5–5 (2–4)
Old Patten Gymnasium 
Evanston, IL
2/29/1916
at Minnesota L 20–27  5–6 (2–5)
UM Armory 
Minneapolis, MN
3/4/1916*
vs. Wabash L 25–30  5–7 (2–5)
 
 
3/11/1916
Purdue
Rivalry
W 39–29  6–7 (3–5)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, 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.