1916–17 Washington State Cougars men's basketball team

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1916–17 Washington State Cougars men's basketball
Pacific Coast Conference Champions
Helms Foundation National Champions
Premo-Porretta National Champions
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1916–17 record 25–1 (8–1 PCC)
Head coach Fred Bohler (9th season)
Captain Roy Bohler
Seasons
1916–17 Pacific Coast Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Washington State 8 1   .889     25 1   .962
California 5 1   .833     15 1   .938
Washington 7 5   .583     8 8   .500
Oregon State 7 6   .538     11 7   .611
Stanford 0 6   .000     8 8   .500
Oregon 0 8   .000     0 11   .000
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1916–17 Washington State Cougars men's basketball team represented Washington State University in intercollegiate basketball during the 1916–17 season. The team finished the season with a 25–1 record[1] and was retroactively named the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and the Premo-Porretta Power Poll.[2][3] Ivan Price and Roy Bohler (Fred's younger brother and captain of the team) were named to the All-Pacific Coast Conference team at the end of the season.[4]

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular season
12/26/1916*
at Davenport HS W 63–6  1–0
 
Davenport, WA
12/27/1916*
at Almira Athletic Club W 72–13  2–0
 
Almira, WA
12/28/1916*
at Reardan Athletic Club W 38–17  3–0
 
Reardan, WA
12/29/1916*
at Ritzville Athletic Club W 48–14  4–0
 
Ritzville, WA
12/30/1916*
at Spokane Athletic Club W 32–28  5–0
 
Spokane, WA
1/5/1917*
Whitworth W 64–22  6–0
 
Pullman, WA
1/11/1917
Washington W 37–25  7–0 (1–0)
 
Pullman, WA
1/12/1917
Washington W 41–24  8–0 (2–0)
 
Pullman, WA
1/19/1917
at Washington W 31–24  9–0 (3–0)
 
Seattle, WA
1/20/1917
at Washington W 26–14  10–0 (4–0)
 
Seattle, WA
1/22/1917*
at Whitman W 45–14  11–0
 
Walla Walla, WA
1/23/1917*
at Whitman W 37–19  12–0
 
Walla Walla, WA
1/26/1917*
at Idaho W 40–26  13–0
 
Moscow, ID
1/27/1917*
Idaho W 58–26  14–0
 
Pullman, WA
1/31/1917*
at Willamette W 35–18  15–0
 
Salem, OR
2/2/1917
at California L 20–28  15–1 (4–1)
 
Berkeley, CA
2/3/1917
at California W 32–29  16–1 (5–1)
 
Berkeley, CA
2/5/1917
at Stanford W 36–18  17–1 (6–1)
 
Stanford, CA
2/6/1917
at Stanford W 23–15  18–1 (7–1)
 
Stanford, CA
2/9/1917
at Oregon State W 28–17  19–1 (8–1)
Men's Gymnasium 
Corvallis, OR
2/10/1917*
at Multnomah Athletic Club W 28–11  20–1
 
Multnomah, OR
2/15/1917*
Montana W 33–22  21–1
 
Pullman, WA
2/23/1917*
Whitman W 44–19  22–1
 
Pullman, WA
2/24/1917*
Whitman W 41–25  23–1
 
Pullman, WA
2/28/1917*
at Idaho W 42–31  24–1
 
Moscow, ID
3/1/1917*
Idaho W 53–10  25–1
 
Pullman, WA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Source[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Washington State season-by-season results". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ "NCAA Division I Mens Basketball – NCAA Division I Champions". Rauzulu's Street. 2004. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ ESPN, ed. (2009). ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia: The Complete History of the Men's Game. New York, NY: ESPN Books. p. 534. ISBN 978-0-345-51392-2. 
  4. ^ a b "2012–13 Washington State Cougars Men's Basketball Media Guide" (PDF). Yearly records. Washington State University. 2012. Retrieved May 13, 2014.