1916–17 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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1916–17 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
Wisconsin Badgers logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1916–17 record 15–3 (9–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Walter Meanwell
Home arena Red Gym
Seasons
1916–17 Western Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Minnesota 10 2   .833     17 2   .895
Illinois 10 2   .833     13 3   .813
Purdue 7 2   .778     11 3   .786
Wisconsin 9 3   .750     15 3   .833
Indiana 3 5   .375     13 6   .684
Chicago 4 8   .333     13 15   .464
Ohio State 3 9   .250     15 11   .577
Northwestern 2 10   .167     3 11   .214
Iowa 1 8   .111     7 9   .438
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1916–1917 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison. The head coach was Walter Meanwell, coaching his sixth season with the Badgers, the team played their home games at the Red Gym in Madison, Wisconsin and was a member of the Western Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/09/1916*
Beloit (WI) W 58–11  1–0
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
12/13/1916*
Ripon (WI) W 30–17  2–0
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
12/16/1916*
North Central (IL) W 50–21  3–0
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
12/20/1916*
Lawrence (WI) W 41–14  4–0
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
12/21/1916*
at Milwaukee M Club W 35–23  5–0
 
Milwaukee, WI
1/03/1917*
at Ripon (WI) W 24–20  6–0
 
Ripon, WI
1/06/1917
at Ohio State W 30–22  7–0 (1–0)
Ohio State Armory 
Columbus, OH
1/08/1917
at Northwestern W 29–21 OT 8–0 (2–0)
Patten Gymnasium 
Evanston, IL
1/13/1917
at Minnesota L 25–33  8–1 (2–1)
Minnesota Armory 
Minneapolis, MN
1/20/1917
Illinois W 24–14  9–1 (3–1)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
1/26/1917
Chicago L 13–21  9–2 (3–2)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
2/12/1917
Northwestern W 23–21  10–2 (4–2)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
2/17/1917
Ohio State W 40–15  11–2 (5–2)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
2/24/1917
at Illinois L 17–20  11–3 (5–3)
Kenney Gym 
Urbana, IL
3/03/1917
at Chicago W 25–16  12–3 (6–3)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
3/06/1917
Indiana W 29–14  13–3 (7–3)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
3/10/1917
Minnesota W 16–13  14–3 (8–3)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
3/15/1917
at Indiana W 18–16  15–3 (9–3)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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