1920–21 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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1920–21 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Conference Big Ten Conference
1920–21 record 15–6 (6–5 Big Ten)
Head coach George Levis (1st season)
Captain Everett Dean
Home arena Men's Gymnasium
Seasons
1920–21 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Michigan 8 4   .667     18 4   .818
Wisconsin 8 4   .667     13 4   .765
Purdue 8 4   .667     13 7   .650
Minnesota 7 5   .583     10 5   .667
Illinois 7 5   .583     11 7   .611
Indiana 6 5   .545     15 6   .714
Iowa 6 5   .545     9 9   .500
Chicago 6 6   .500     14 6   .700
Ohio State 2 10   .167     4 13   .235
Northwestern 1 11   .083     2 12   .143
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1920–21 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was George Levis, 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 15–6 and a conference record of 6–5, finishing 6th in the Big Ten Conference.[1]

Roster[edit]

Name Position Year Hometown
Relle Aldridge F So. Lyons, Indiana
Lawrence Busby C Jr. Lapel, Indiana
Joy Buckner G Jr. Bluffton, Indiana
Frank Cox F So. Indianapolis, Indiana
Everett Dean C Sr. Salem, Indiana
Ed DeHority F N/A Elwood, Indiana
William Dobbins G Sr. Bloomington, Indiana
Harry Donovan C Sr. South Bend, Indiana
Russell Hauss G Jr. Sellersburg, Indiana
Glen Johnson F Jr. Huntington, Indiana
Robert Marxson F So. Bloomington, Indiana
Kermit Maynard G Jr. Columbus, Indiana
Herm Schuler F Sr. Elkhart, Indiana
Eugene Thomas G So. Fortville, Indiana
Edward Von Tress G Sr. Vincennes, Indiana

Schedule/Results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/4/1920*
Armour Institute W 46–16  1–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
12/10/1920*
Indiana Dental College W 37–13  2–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
12/15/1920*
Evansville YMCA W 44–15  3–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
12/18/1920*
Manchester W 44–12  4–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
12/22/1920*
Indiana State W 44–11  5–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
12/29/1920*
at Kokomo American Legion W 34–18  6–0
 
Kokomo, IN
1/3/1921*
Merchants Heat and Light W 21–34  6–1
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
1/8/1921
at Ohio State W 29–24  7–1 (1–0)
Ohio Expo Center Coliseum 
Columbus, OH
1/10/1921
at Michigan W 30–21  8–1 (2–0)
Waterman Gymnasium 
Ann Arbor, MI
1/17/1921
Northwestern W 31–10  9–1 (3–0)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
1/21/1921
at Minnesota W 25–23  10–1 (4–0)
UM Armory 
Minneapolis, MN
1/23/1921*
at Carleton W 24–23  11–1 (4–0)
 
Northfield, MN
1/28/1921
at Purdue
Rivalry
L 18–27  11–2 (4–1)
Memorial Gymnasium 
West Lafayette, IN
2/4/1921*
Louisville W 34–17  12–2 (4–1)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
2/9/1921*
DePauw W 24–18  13–2 (4–1)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
2/14/1921
Ohio State W 33–11  14–2 (5–1)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
2/19/1921
at Northwestern W 23–21  15–2 (6–1)
Old Patten Gymnasium 
Evanston, IL
2/21/1921
at Iowa L 15–22  15–3 (6–2)
Iowa Armory 
Iowa City, IA
2/26/1921
Iowa L 17–26  15–4 (6–3)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
3/3/1921
Purdue
Rivalry
L 20–28  15–5 (6–4)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
3/7/1921
Minnesota L 25–29  15–6 (6–5)
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.