1928–29 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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1928–29 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
Wisconsin Badgers logo.svg
Big Ten Conference Co–Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
1928–29 record 15–2 (10–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Walter Meanwell
Home arena Red Gym
Seasons
1928–29 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Wisconsin 10 2   .833     15 2   .882
Michigan 10 2   .833     13 3   .813
Purdue 9 3   .750     13 4   .765
Northwestern 7 5   .583     12 5   .706
Illinois 6 6   .500     10 7   .588
Ohio State 6 6   .500     9 8   .529
Iowa 5 7   .417     9 8   .529
Indiana 4 8   .333     7 10   .412
Chicago 2 10   .167     5 11   .313
Minnesota 1 11   .083     4 13   .235
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1928–1929 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison. The head coach was Walter Meanwell, coaching his fifteenth season with the Badgers. The team played their home games at the Red Gym in Madison, Wisconsin and was a member of the Big Ten Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/10/1928*
Franklin (IN) W 37–19  1–0
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
12/15/1928*
vs. Pittsburgh W 34–24  2–0
 
Milwaukee, WI
12/29/1928*
Lombard (IL) W 29–12  3–0
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
1/01/1929*
Carleton (MN) W 32–24  4–0
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
1/05/1929
at Minnesota W 29–21  5–0 (1–0)
Minnesota Field House 
Minneapolis, MN
1/07/1929
Michigan L 23–31  5–1 (1–1)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
1/12/1929
at Chicago W 33–21  6–1 (2–1)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
1/14/1929
Indiana W 24–20  7–1 (3–1)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
1/19/1929
Minnesota W 39–17  8–1 (4–1)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
1/21/1929
at Purdue W 31–26  9–1 (5–1)
Memorial Gymnasium 
West Lafayette, IN
2/12/1929*
Bradley W 48–22  10–1
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
2/16/1929
at Indiana W 27–25  11–1 (6–1)
The Fieldhouse 
Bloomington, IN
2/18/1929
Northwestern W 37–23  12–1 (7–1)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
2/23/1929
at Northwestern W 31–25  13–1 (8–1)
Patten Gymnasium 
Evanston, IL
2/25/1929
Purdue W 27–24  14–1 (9–1)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
3/04/1929
at Michigan L 22–37  14–2 (9–2)
Yost Field House 
Ann Arbor, MI
3/09/1929
Chicago W 19–15  15–2 (10–2)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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