1926–27 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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1926–27 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Conference Big Ten Conference
1926–27 record 13–4 (9–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Everett Dean (3rd season)
Captain Julius Krueger
Home arena Men's Gymnasium
Seasons
1926–27 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Michigan 10 2   .833     14 3   .824
Indiana 9 3   .750     13 4   .765
Purdue 9 3   .750     12 5   .706
Illinois 7 5   .583     10 7   .588
Wisconsin 7 5   .583     10 7   .588
Iowa 7 5   .583     9 8   .529
Ohio State 6 6   .500     11 6   .647
Chicago 3 9   .250     6 11   .353
Minnesota 1 11   .083     3 13   .188
Northwestern 1 11   .083     3 14   .176
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1926–27 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Everett Dean, who was in his 3rd 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 13–4 and a conference record of 9–3, finishing 2nd in the Big Ten Conference.[1]

Roster[edit]

No. Name Position Ht. Year Hometown
3 Art Beckner F 6–1 Sr. Muncie, Indiana
4 Robert Correll G 6–1 Jr. Bloomington, Indiana
5 Dale Wells F 6–1 So. LaPorte, Indiana
8 Maurice Starr F 6–1 Jr. Anderson, Indiana
9 Carl Scheid G 6–1 So. Vincennes, Indiana
10 Ed Farmer C 6–4 Jr. Bloomington, Indiana
13 James Gill G 6–2 So. Washington, Indiana
15 Harold Anderson F N/A So. Lapel, Indiana
15 John Leonard C 6–4 So. Rochester, Indiana
18 Charles Benzel G 5–8 Sr. Bedford, Indiana
N/A Harold Derr F 5–8 Jr. Huntington, Indiana
N/A Julius Krueger F 6–1 Sr. Bloomington, Indiana
N/A Frank Sibley C 6–2 Sr. Gary, Indiana
N/A Jack Winston G 6–6 Sr. Washington, Indiana

Schedule/Results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/10/1926*
DePauw W 44–30  1–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/16/1926*
Franklin College W 37–17  2–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/21/1926*
at Kentucky
Indiana–Kentucky rivalry
W 38–19  3–0
Alumni Gymnasium 
Lexington, Kentucky
1/4/1927*
Carleton W 31–29  4–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/8/1927
at Wisconsin W 28–23  5–0 (1–0)
Red Gym 
Madison, Wisconsin
1/10/1927
at Minnesota W 37–24  6–0 (2–0)
Kenwood Armory 
Minneapolis
1/17/1927
at Northwestern W 36–24  7–0 (3–0)
Old Patten Gymnasium 
Evanston, Illinois
1/22/1927
Michigan L 27–31  7–1 (3–1)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/29/1927
Chicago W 28–23  8–1 (4–1)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/5/1927
at Chicago L 21–25  8–2 (4–2)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago
2/7/1927
Minnesota W 42–16  9–2 (5–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/12/1927*
Wabash L 33–35  9–3 (5–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/19/1927
at Michigan W 37–34  10–3 (6–2)
Yost Field House 
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2/22/1927
Ohio State L 18–27  10–4 (6–3)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/26/1927
Wisconsin W 31–23  11–4 (7–3)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
3/5/1927
Northwestern W 44–25  12–4 (8–3)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
3/9/1927
at Ohio State W 36–31  13–4 (9–3)
Ohio Expo Center Coliseum 
Columbus, Ohio
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana Basketball Men's Database". IndyStar. Retrieved November 28, 2015.