1920–21 Drexel Blue and Gold men's basketball team

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1920–21 Drexel Blue and Gold men's basketball
Conference Independent
1920–21 record
Head coach William McAvoy (1st season)
Captain R. Everett Sidwell
Home arena Main Building

The 1920–21 Drexel Blue and Gold men's basketball team represented Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry during the 1920–21 men's basketball season. The Blue and Gold, led by 1st year head coach William McAvoy, played their home games at Main Building.


1920–21 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
C R. Everett Sidwell (C)
F Louis B. Weinberger
F E.C. Straubel
G Ellis E. Ratcliffe
G Charles Connell
G Marshall
G Brackin
G L.B. Neinberger
F Mansfield
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on


time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
December 14, 1920*
8:15 pm
at Penn
Battle of 33rd Street
L 10–28  0–1
                  Weightman Hall 
Philadelphia, PA
December 17, 1920*
at Haverford L 12–21  0–2
 4  Sidwell              Ryan Gym 
Haverford, PA
December 28, 1920*
at Crescent Athletic Club (Brooklyn) L 17–41 
 8  Sidwell              Crescent Athletic Club House 
Brooklyn, NY
Hahnemann W  
January 21, 1921*
Lebanon Valley L 32–35 
                  Main Building 
Philadelphia, PA
January 22, 1921*
at Parkside (DE)   
Wilmington, DE
January 28, 1921*
Muhlenberg W 29–27 
January 29, 1921*
Princeton Nassau W 28–17 
Ursinus W  
February, 1921*
Johns Hopkins W 50–27 
February 26, 1921*
MIT W 32–22 
                  Main Building 
Philadelphia, PA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.
  • Note: All games, except the last 6, are listed out of order