1936–37 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team

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1936–37 Drexel Dragons men's basketball
Conference Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Basketball League
1936–37 record 8–8 (5–7 EPCBL)
Head coach Ernest Lange (5th season)
Captain Matthew Donaldson
Home arena Curtis Hall Gym
Seasons
1936–37 EPCBL men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Franklin & Marshall 11 1   .917     13 3   .813
Gettysburg 10 2   .833     15 2   .882
Lebanon Valley 6 6   .500      
Muhlenberg 6 6   .500      
Drexel 5 7   .417     8 8   .500
Albright 3 9   .250      
Ursinus 1 11   .083      

The 1936–37 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team represented Drexel Institute of Technology during the 1936–37 men's basketball season. The Dragons, led by 5th year head coach Ernest Lange, played their home games at Curtis Hall Gym and were members of the Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Basketball League (EPCBL).

Roster[edit]

1936–37 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
F Curry, DavidDavid Curry
F 9 Donaldson, MatthewMatthew Donaldson (C)
Kulesh, WilliamWilliam Kulesh
Rhile, JosephJoseph Rhile
C Layton, Theodore "Ted"Theodore "Ted" Layton
G Lignelli, WilliamWilliam Lignelli
Nanos, GeorgeGeorge Nanos
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
January 6, 1937
Muhlenberg W 32–24  1–0
(1–0)
 11  Layton              Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
January 9, 1937
at Albright W 30–25  2–0
(2–0)
                   
 
January 13, 1937
at Franklin & Marshall L 33–35  2–1
(2–1)
 12  Curry               
Lancaster, PA
January 16, 1937
Gettysburg L 25–31  2–2
(2–2)
 9  Donaldson              Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
January 19, 1937
Lebanon Valley
Postponed to February 1
  
                  Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
January 30, 1937
at Muhlenberg L 19–22  2–3
(2–3)
 6  Curry               
 
February 1, 1937
Lebanon Valley
Rescheduled from January 19
W 39–33  3–3
(3–3)
 16  Donaldson              Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
February 6, 1937
Franklin & Marshall L 33–47  3–4
(3–4)
 16  Donaldson              Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
February 12, 1937
at Gettysburg L 24–61  3–5
(3–5)
 9  Donaldson               
 
February 13, 1937
at Lebanon Valley L 30–40  3–6
(3–6)
 10  Tied               
 
February 17, 1937*
Delaware W 50–47  4–6
                  Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
February 19, 1937*
Susquehanna W 32–24  5–6
                  Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
February 23, 1937
Ursinus L 38–40  5–7
(3–7)
 18  Donaldson              Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
February 27, 1937
Albright W 46–36  6–7
(4–7)
 16  Kulesh              Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
March 3, 1937
at Ursinus W 46–25  7–7
(5–7)
                   
 
March 5, 1937*
at Brooklyn Polytech L 34–35  7–8
                  Odd Fellows Hall 
New York, NY
March 6, 1937*
at Pratt W 45–13  8–8
                   
 
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

Awards[edit]

Matthew Donaldson
  • EPCBL All-Conference Second Team
David Curry
  • EPCBL All-Conference Honorable Mention
Theodore Layton
  • EPCBL All-Conference Honorable Mention
William Lignelli
  • EPCBL All-Conference Honorable Mention


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