1919–20 WPI Engineers men's basketball team

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1919–20 WPI Engineers men's basketball
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New England Champions
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP No. 25 (Premo-Porretta Power Poll)
1919–20 record 14-2
Head coach Henry C. Swasey (3rd season)
Home arena Alumni Gym
Seasons

The 1919–20 WPI Engineers men's basketball team represented Worcester Polytechnic Institute during the 1919–20 NCAA men's basketball season. They were coached by Henry C. Swasey. The Engineers played their home games at Alumni Gym in Worcester, Massachusetts. The team won its first ever championship and finished the season with 14 wins and 2 losses.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
01/10/1920*
Brown University W 29-13  1-0
Alumni Gym (600)
Worcester, MA
01/17/1920*
Massachusetts Agriculture College W 27-13  2-0
Alumni Gym 
Worcester, MA
01/23/1920*
at Trinity College W 26-16  3-0
 
Hartford, CT
01/24/1920*
at Springfield Y.M.C.A. W 33-31  4-0
 
Springfield, MA
01/30/1920*
Stevens Tech L 25-35  4-1
Alumni Gym 
Worcester, MA
01/31/1920*
N.H. State College W 21-19  5-1
Alumni Gym 
Worcester, MA
02/04/1920*
at Clark University W 61-13  6-1
 
Worcester, MA
02/13/1920*
at Crescent Athletic Club L 21-25  6-2
 
Brooklyn, NY
02/14/1920*
at Pratt Institute W 30-12  7-2
 
Brooklyn, NY
02/20/1920*
Trinity College W 42-24  8-2
Alumni Gym 
Worcester, MA
02/21/1920*
Connecticut State College W 25-17  9-2
Alumni Gym 
Worcester, MA
02/27/1920*
at Tufts University W 31-21  10-2
 
Medford, MA
02/28/1920*
at N.H. State College W 26-20  11-2
 
Durham, NH
03/06/1920*
Tufts University W 52-29  12-2
Alumni Gym 
Worcester, MA
03/13/1920*
Springfield YMCA W 37-24  13-2
Alumni Gym 
Worcester, MA
03/20/1920*
R.I. State College W 24-11  14-2
Alumni Gym 
Worcester, MA
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1919-20 Worcester Tech Engineers Roster and Stats". College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 13 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "The Tech News Volume 11, Issue 26, April 13 1920". The Tech News. Worcester Polytechnic Institute DigitalCommons@WPI. Retrieved 13 December 2016.