1926–27 Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's basketball team

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1926–27 Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's basketball
Helms Foundation National Champions
Conference Independent
1926–27 record 19–1
Head coach George Keogan (4th season)
Captain John Nyikos
Home arena Notre Dame Fieldhouse
Seasons

The 1926–27 Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's basketball team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1926–27 NCAA men's basketball season in the United States. The head coach was George Keogan, coaching in his fourth season with the Fighting Irish, the team finished the season with a 19–1 record[1] and were named national champions by the Helms Athletic Foundation.[2] Captain John Nyikos was named a consensus All-American at the end of the season as well.

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular season
12/6/1926*
Armour Institute W 51–14  1–0
Notre Dame Fieldhouse 
South Bend, IN
12/11/1926*
Earlham W 42–14  2–0
Notre Dame Fieldhouse 
South Bend, IN
12/18/1926*
at Minnesota W 24–19  3–0
Kenwood Armory 
Minneapolis, MN
12/20/1926*
at Iowa W 19–18  4–0
 
Iowa City, IA
12/30/1926*
Northwestern W 28–20  5–0
Notre Dame Fieldhouse 
South Bend, IN
1/3/1927*
at Northwestern W 27–20  6–0
Old Patten Gymnasium 
Evanston, IL
1/8/1927*
Detroit W 41–24  7–0
Notre Dame Fieldhouse 
South Bend, IN
1/14/1927*
at Franklin L 22–34  7–1
 
Franklin, IN
1/22/1927*
Wabash W 37–26  8–1
Notre Dame Fieldhouse 
South Bend, IN
1/19/1927*
Michigan State W 36–15  9–1
Notre Dame Fieldhouse 
South Bend, IN
2/4/1927*
at Marquette W 27–21  10–1
Old Gym 
Milwaukee, WI
2/8/1927*
at Wisconsin W 19–14  11–1
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
2/12/1927*
Franklin W 36–16  12–1
Notre Dame Fieldhouse 
South Bend, IN
2/16/1927*
at Wabash W 35–25  13–1
 
Crawfordsville, IN
2/19/1927*
Pittsburgh W 33–17  14–1
Notre Dame Fieldhouse 
South Bend, IN
2/22/1927*
at Detroit W 24–23  15–1
 
Detroit, MI
2/23/1927*
at Michigan State W 34–22  16–1
Jenison Fieldhouse 
East Lansing, MI
2/26/1927*
at Marquette W 33–13  17–1
Old Gym 
Milwaukee, WI
3/4/1927*
at Creighton W 31–20  18–1
University Gymnasium 
Omaha, NE
3/5/1927*
at Creighton W 32–16  19–1
University Gymnasium 
Omaha, NE
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Source[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Notre Dame season-by-season results". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2014. Retrieved May 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ "NCAA Division I Men's Basketball – NCAA Division I Champions". Rauzulu's Street. 2004. Retrieved May 29, 2014. 
  3. ^ "2011–12 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Men's Basketball Media Guide". Yearly Results (p. 159). University of Notre Dame. 2011. Retrieved May 29, 2014.