1919–20 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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1919–20 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Conference Big Ten Conference
1919–20 record 13–8 (6–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Ewald O. Stiehm (1st season)
Captain Arlo Byrum
Home arena Men's Gymnasium
Seasons
1919–20 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Chicago 10 2   .833     14 4   .778
Purdue 8 2   .800     16 4   .800
Illinois 8 4   .667     9 4   .692
Indiana 6 4   .600     13 8   .619
Wisconsin 7 5   .583     15 5   .750
Iowa 6 6   .500     9 10   .474
Ohio State 3 9   .250     17 10   .630
Minnesota 3 9   .250     7 9   .438
Michigan 3 9   .250     10 13   .435
Northwestern 2 6   .250     2 6   .250
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1919–20 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Ewald O. Stiehm, who was in his 1st and only 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 13–8 and a conference record of 6–4, finishing 4th in the Big Ten Conference.[1]

Roster[edit]

Name Position Year Hometown
Arlo Byrum G Sr. Anderson, Indiana
Everett Dean C Jr. Salem, Indiana
William Dobbins G Jr. Bloomington, Indiana
Harry Donovan C Jr. South Bend, Indiana
Ralph Esarey G N/A Bloomington, Indiana
Urban Jeffries F Sr. Rockville, Indiana
John Kyle F Jr. Gary, Indiana
Ardith Phillips G Sr. Amo, Indiana
Gilbert Rhea F N/A Clayton, Indiana
Russell Hauss G So. Sellersburg, Indiana
Herm Schuler F Jr. Elkhart, Indiana
Markham Wakefield F Sr. Worthington, Indiana
Heber Williams F Sr. Kokomo, Indiana
William Zellar G Sr. Brazil, Indiana

Schedule/Results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/12/1919*
North American Gymnastic Union W 32–10  1–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
12/13/1919*
Hanover W 46–5  2–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
12/18/1919*
Valparaiso W 24–15  3–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
12/29/1919*
at Huntington Athletic Club L 15–22  3–1
 
Huntington, IN
12/30/1919*
at Merchants Heat and Light W 28–33  3–2
 
Indianapolis, IN
1/9/1920*
at Ohio Wesleyan W 38–21  4–2
 
Delaware, OH
1/10/1920
at Ohio State W 22–11  5–2 (1–0)
 
Columbus, OH
1/16/1920*
at Michigan State W 20–19  6–2 (1–0)
IM Circle 
East Lansing, MI
1/17/1920
at Michigan W 22–9  7–2 (2–0)
Waterman Gymnasium 
Ann Arbor, MI
1/23/1920
Purdue
Rivalry
L 9–17  7–3 (2–1)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
1/31/1920
Northwestern W 32–11  8–3 (3–1)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
2/4/1920*
at Creighton L 20–29  8–4 (3–1)
University Gym 
Omaha, NE
2/5/1920*
at Nebraska W 24–20  9–4 (3–1)
Grant Memorial Hall 
Lincoln, NE
2/6/1920*
at Nebraska L 18–38  9–5 (3–1)
Grant Memorial Hall 
Lincoln, NE
2/7/1920
at Iowa L 20–28  9–6 (3–2)
Iowa Armory 
Iowa City, IA
2/13/1920
Iowa W 25–19  10–6 (4–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
2/19/1920*
Cincinnati W 36–12  11–6 (4–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
2/25/1920
at Purdue
Rivalry
L 20–31  11–7 (4–3)
Memorial Gymnasium 
West Lafayette, IN
2/28/1920
Ohio State W 17–16  12–7 (5–3)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
3/6/1920
at Northwestern L 34–36  12–8 (5–4)
Old Patten Gymnasium 
Evanston, IL
3/15/1920
Michigan W 19–18  13–8 (6–4)
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.