1925–26 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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1925–26 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Big Ten Regular Season Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
1925–26 record 12–5 (8–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Everett Dean (2nd season)
Captain Palmer Sponsler
Home arena Men's Gymnasium
Seasons
1925–26 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Purdue 8 4   .667     13 4   .765
Indiana 8 4   .667     12 5   .706
Iowa 8 4   .667     12 5   .706
Michigan 8 4   .667     12 5   .706
Illinois 6 6   .500     9 8   .529
Ohio State 6 6   .500     10 7   .588
Minnesota 5 7   .417     7 10   .412
Wisconsin 4 8   .333     8 9   .471
Northwestern 4 8   .333     5 11   .313
Chicago 3 9   .250     5 12   .294
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1925–26 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Everett Dean, who was in his 2nd 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 12–5 and a conference record of 8–4, finishing 1st in the Big Ten Conference.[1]

Roster[edit]

No. Name Position Ht. Year Hometown
3 Art Beckner F 6–1 Jr. Muncie, Indiana
4 Robert Correll G 6–1 So. Bloomington, Indiana
10 Ed Farmer C 6–4 So. Bloomington, Indiana
18 Charles Benzel G 5–8 Jr. Bedford, Indiana
N/A Herman Byers F N/A So. Evansville, Indiana
N/A Harold Derr F 5–8 So. Huntington, Indiana
N/A Millard Easton G 6–1 Sr. Sandborn, Indiana
N/A Edward Jones C N/A So. Oolitic, Indiana
N/A Julius Krueger F 6–1 Jr. Bloomington, Indiana
N/A Ralph McClintock F N/A N/A Bloomington, Indiana
N/A Gale Robinson C N/A N/A Connersville, Indiana
N/A Frank Sibley C 6–2 Jr. Gary, Indiana
N/A Palmer Sponsler G 6–1 Sr. Bloomington, Indiana
N/A Jack Winston G/F 6–6 Sr. Washington, Indiana

Schedule/Results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/10/1925*
Miami (OH) W 47–26  1–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
12/15/1925*
DePauw L 20–33  1–1
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
12/19/1925*
Wabash W 35–27  2–1
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
1/5/1926*
Kentucky
Indiana–Kentucky rivalry
W 34–23  3–1
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
1/9/1926
Minnesota W 33–28  4–1 (1–0)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
1/11/1926
at Wisconsin L 31–33  4–2 (1–1)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
1/16/1926
at Iowa L 22–29  4–3 (1–2)
Iowa Armory 
Iowa City, IA
1/18/1926
at Northwestern W 39–31  5–3 (2–2)
Old Patten Gymnasium 
Evanston, IL
1/23/1926
Purdue
Rivalry
W 37–34  6–3 (3–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
2/1/1926
Iowa W 30–20  7–3 (4–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
2/13/1926
at Purdue
Rivalry
L 29–31  7–4 (4–3)
Memorial Gymnasium 
West Lafayette, IN
2/19/1926
Illinois
Rivalry
L 20–21  7–5 (4–4)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
2/26/1926
at Minnesota W 41–23  8–5 (5–4)
Kenwood Armory 
Minneapolis, MN
2/27/1926*
at Carleton W 38–36  9–5 (5–4)
 
Northfield, MN
3/2/1926
Northwestern W 34–28  10–5 (6–4)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
3/6/1926
at Illinois
Rivalry
W 28–25  11–5 (7–4)
Huff Hall 
Champaign, IL
3/9/1926
Wisconsin W 35–20  12–5 (8–4)
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 28, 2015.