1917–18 Syracuse Orangemen basketball team

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1917–18 Syracuse Orangemen men's basketball
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Helms Foundation National Champions
Premo-Porretta National Champions
Conference Independent
1917–18 record 16–1
Head coach Edmund Dollard (7th season)
Home arena Archbold Gymnasium
Seasons

The 1917–18 Syracuse Orangemen basketball team represented Syracuse University in intercollegiate basketball during the 1917–18 season. The team finished the season with a 16–1 record[1] and was retroactively named the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and the Premo-Porretta Power Poll.[2][3] Joseph Schwarzer was named a 1918 NCAA All-American upon the conclusion of the season as well.

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular season
12/18/1917*
Alfred W 36–13  1–0
Archbold Gymnasium 
Syracuse, NY
1/4/1918*
Yale W 34–15  2–0
Archbold Gymnasium 
Syracuse, NY
1/11/1918*
at Buffalo W 30–17  3–0
 
Rochester, NY
1/12/1918*
at Rochester W 26–24  4–0
 
Rochester, NY
1/19/1918*
Princeton W 27–13  5–0
Archbold Gymnasium 
Syracuse, NY
1/25/1918*
at Penn W 27–24  6–0
 
Philadelphia, PA
1/26/1918*
at RPI W 33–18  7–0
 
Rochester, NY
1/31/1918*
Penn State W 34–24  8–0
Archbold Gymnasium 
Syracuse, NY
2/6/1918*
at Colgate W 29–25  9–0
 
Hamilton, NY
2/7/1918*
at Williams W 19–16  10–0
 
Williamstown, MA
2/8/1918*
at Yale W 23–15  11–0
 
New Haven, CT
2/9/1918*
at NYU W 30–15  12–0
 
New York, NY
2/19/1918*
West Virginia W 21–18  13–0
Archbold Gymnasium 
Syracuse, NY
2/22/1918*
NYU W 37–10  14–0
Archbold Gymnasium 
Syracuse, NY
3/1/1918*
Colgate W 27–18  15–0
Archbold Gymnasium 
Syracuse, NY
3/9/1918*
Dartmouth W 27–11  16–0
Archbold Gymnasium 
Syracuse, NY
3/15/1918*
Penn L 16–17  16–1
Archbold Gymnasium 
Syracuse, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Source[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Syracuse season-by-season results". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2014. Retrieved May 14, 2014. 
  2. ^ "NCAA Division I Men's Basketball – NCAA Division I Champions". Rauzulu's Street. 2004. Retrieved May 14, 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. ^ "2013–14 Syracuse Orange Men's Basketball Media Guide". Game by Game Scores (page 122). Syracuse University. 2012. Retrieved May 14, 2014. 

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