1917–18 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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1917–18 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Conference Big Ten Conference
1917–18 record 10–4 (3–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Dana Evans (1st season)
Captain Phillip Bowser
Home arena Men's Gymnasium
Seasons
1917–18 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Wisconsin 9 3   .750     14 3   .824
Minnesota 7 3   .700     13 3   .813
Northwestern 5 3   .625     7 4   .636
Illinois 6 6   .500     9 6   .600
Chicago 6 6   .500     14 10   .583
Purdue 5 5   .500     11 5   .688
Ohio State 5 5   .500     12 7   .632
Indiana 3 3   .500     10 4   .714
Iowa 4 6   .400     6 8   .429
Michigan 0 10   .000     6 12   .333
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1917–18 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Dana Evans, who was in his 1st year, the team played its home games at the Men's Gymnasium in Bloomington, Indiana, and was a member of the Big Ten Conference.

The Hoosiers finished the regular season with an overall record of 10–4 and a conference record of 3–3, finishing 8th in the Big Ten Conference.[1]

Roster[edit]

Name Position Year Hometown
Phillip Bowser C Sr. Syracuse, Indiana
William Easton F So. Bloomington, Indiana
James Ingles G Sr. Indianapolis, Indiana
Urban Jeffries F So. Rockville, Indiana
Ardith Phillips G So. Amo, Indiana
Elliott Risley F N/A Bloomington, Indiana
Willard Stahr G N/A Hagerstown, Indiana
Edward Von Tress G So. Vincennes, Indiana
William Zellar F Jr. Brazil, Indiana

Schedule/Results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/7/1917*
Manchester W 45–18  1–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
12/14/1917*
Indiana Central W 49–6  2–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
12/20/1917*
DePauw W 26–20  3–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
1/11/1918*
Wabash W 21–9  4–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
1/18/1918
at Michigan W 21–17  5–0 (1–0)
Waterman Gymnasium 
Ann Arbor, MI
1/24/1918*
Detroit W 24–15  6–0 (1–0)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
2/1/1918
at Ohio State L 22–28  6–1 (1–1)
 
Columbus, OH
2/11/1918*
at DePauw W 34–22  7–1 (1–1)
 
Greencastle, IN
2/12/1918
Ohio State L 21–23  7–2 (1–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
2/16/1918
at Iowa W 29–25  8–2 (2–2)
Iowa Armory 
Iowa City, IA
2/18/1918*
at Wabash L 18–28  8–3 (2–2)
 
Crawfordsville, IN
2/22/1918
Michigan W 21–20  9–3 (3–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
3/1/1918*
Rose Poly W 43–7  10–3 (3–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
3/8/1918
Iowa L 11–13  10–4 (3–3)
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.