1927–28 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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1927–28 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Big Ten Regular Season Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
1927–28 record 15–2 (10–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Everett Dean (4th season)
Captain Robert Correll
Home arena Men's Gymnasium
Seasons
1927–28 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Indiana 10 2   .833     15 2   .882
Purdue 10 2   .833     15 2   .882
Wisconsin 9 3   .750     13 4   .765
Northwestern 9 3   .750     12 5   .706
Michigan 7 5   .583     10 7   .588
Chicago 5 7   .417     8 9   .471
Iowa 3 9   .250     6 11   .353
Ohio State 3 9   .250     5 12   .294
Illinois 2 10   .167     5 12   .294
Minnesota 2 10   .167     4 12   .250
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1927–28 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University. Their head coach was Everett Dean, who was in his 4th year. For the last time, 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 15–2 and a conference record of 10–2, finishing 1st 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 Sr. Bloomington, Indiana
5 Dale Wells F 6–1 Jr. LaPorte, Indiana
6 James Strickland F 6–2 So. Owensville, Indiana
7 Branch McCracken C 6–5 So. Monrovia, Indiana
8 Maurice Starr F 6–1 Sr. Anderson, Indiana
9 Carl Scheid G 6–1 Jr. Vincennes, Indiana
10 Donald Cooper F 6–1 So. North Vernon, Indiana
13 James Gill G 6–2 Jr. Washington, Indiana
15 John Leonard C 6–4 So. Rochester, Indiana
18 Charles Benzel G 5–8 Sr. Bedford, Indiana

Schedule/Results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/13/1927*
Franklin College W 34–25  1–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/18/1927*
Wabash W 39–26  2–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
12/31/1927*
Cincinnati W 29–17  3–0
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/7/1928
Chicago W 32–13  4–0 (1–0)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/14/1928
at Michigan L 41–42  4–1 (1–1)
Yost Field House 
Ann Arbor, Michigan
1/16/1928
at Chicago W 35–12  5–1 (2–1)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago
1/21/1928
Illinois
Rivalry
W 44–29  6–1 (3–1)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/25/1928
at Purdue
Rivalry
L 25–28  6–2 (3–2)
Memorial Gymnasium 
West Lafayette, Indiana
2/4/1928*
Kentucky
Indiana–Kentucky rivalry
W 48–29  7–2 (3–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/11/1928
Iowa W 50–33  8–2 (4–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/13/1928
Ohio State W 43–26  9–2 (5–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/18/1928
Purdue
Rivalry
W 40–37  10–2 (6–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/20/1928*
Coe College W 35–14  11–2 (6–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/22/1928
at Ohio State W 52–17  12–2 (7–2)
Ohio Expo Center Coliseum 
Columbus, Ohio
2/27/1928
at Iowa W 49–39  13–2 (8–2)
Iowa Field House 
Iowa City, IA
3/3/1928
Michigan W 36–34  14–2 (9–2)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, Indiana
3/6/1928
at Illinois
Rivalry
W 27–23  15–2 (10–2)
Huff Hall 
Champaign, Illinois
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

References[edit]

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