1926–27 The Citadel Bulldogs basketball team

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1926-27 The Citadel Bulldogs men's basketball
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Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1926-27 record 17–2 (3–0 SIAA)
Head coach Benny Blatt
Seasons
1927-28 →

The 1926–27 The Citadel Bulldogs basketball team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 1926–27 NCAA men's basketball season. The Bulldogs were led by first year head coach Benny Blatt. They played as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association.

The Bulldogs claimed their first Conference Tournament title, defeating Mercer in the championship game.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
January 7*
no, no
Parris Island Marines W 45–19  1–0
 
Charleston, SC
January 15
no, no
Furman L 25–37  1–1
 
Charleston, SC
January 22
no, no
Newberry W 35–21  2–1
 
Charleston, SC
January 28
no, no
College of Charleston W 34–23  3–1
 
Charleston, SC
January 29
no, no
Presbyterian W 46–23  4–1
 
Charleston, SC
February 5
no, no
Oglethorpe W 56–26  5–1
 
Charleston, SC
February 9
no, no
at Mercer W 50–15  6–1
 
Macon, GA
February 10
no, no
at Mercer W 47–32  7–1
 
Macon, GA
February 12
no, no
Mercer W 38–33  8–1
 
Charleston, SC
February 18
no, no
Davidson W 41–26  9–1
 
Charleston, SC
February 19
no, no
Davidson W 40–36  10–1
 
Charleston, SC
February 21
no, no
Wofford W 52–37  11–1
 
Charleston, SC
February 23
no, no
at Newberry W 26–20  12–1
 
Newberry, SC
February 24
no, no
at Presbyterian W 43–22  13–1
 
Clinton, SC
February 25
no, no
at Wofford W 41–23  14–1
 
Spartanburg, SC
February 26
no, no
at Furman L 37–43  14–2
 
Greenville, SC
1927 SIAA Tournament
March 3
no, no
Western Kentucky W 43–36  15–2
 
Charleston, SC
March 4
no, no
Chattanooga W 40–30  16–2
 
Charleston, SC
March 5
no, no
Mercer W 42–41  17–2
 
Charleston, SC
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2014–15 The Citadel Basketball Fact Book (PDF). The Citadel Athletics. pp. 73–74. Retrieved October 7, 2014.