1936–37 William & Mary Indians men's basketball team

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1936–37 William & Mary Indians men's basketball
Conference Southern Conference
1936–37 record 0–18 (0–13 Southern)
Head coach Tom Dowler (3rd season)
Home arena Blow Gymnasium
Seasons

The 1936–37 William & Mary Indians men's basketball team represented the College of William & Mary in intercollegiate basketball during the 1936–37 season. Under the third year of head coach Tom Dowler, the team finished the season 0–18, 0–13 in Southern Conference play, this was the 32nd season of the collegiate basketball program at William & Mary, whose nickname is now the Tribe.[1] As of 2014, this has remained William & Mary men's basketball's worst single season record and winning percentage and its only winless season.

After playing as an independent for the previous 31 seasons, this was William & Mary's first season as members of the Southern Conference. They finished in 16th place and did not quality for the 1937 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Schedule[edit]

1936–37 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Washington and Lee 11 1   .917     17 4   .810
North Carolina 14 3   .824     18 5   .783
Wake Forest 9 4   .692     15 6   .714
North Carolina State 14 7   .667     15 9   .625
Duke 11 6   .647     15 8   .652
South Carolina 7 4   .636     13 7   .650
Richmond 5 4   .556     13 7   .650
Virginia 6 7   .462     9 10   .474
Furman 3 4   .429     8 7   .533
Davidson 5 8   .385     13 10   .565
Maryland 5 8   .385     8 12   .400
Virginia Tech 4 9   .308     6 11   .353
VMI 5 11   .313     6 11   .353
Clemson 2 7   .222     6 15   .286
The Citadel 0 5   .000     7 12   .368
William & Mary 0 13   .000     0 18   .000
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1937; Rankings from AP Poll
Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular season

at NC State L 21–49  0–1 (0–1)
Thompson Gym 
Raleigh, NC

at Wake Forest L 29–49  0–2 (0–2)
Gore Gymnasium 
Wake Forest, NC

at Virginia L 30–33  0–3 (0–3)
Memorial Gymnasium 
Charlottesville, VA

at VPI L 29–36  0–4 (0–4)
War Memorial Gymnasium 
Blacksburg, VA

at Washington and Lee L 15–64  0–5 (0–5)
Doremus Gymnasium 
Lexington, VA

at VMI L 39–42  0–6 (0–6)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, VA
*
at Roanoke L 39–48  0–7
 
Roanoke, VA

Wake Forest L 25–61  0–8 (0–7)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, VA

VPI L 30–38  0–9 (0–8)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, VA
2/4/1937
Richmond L 22–48  0–10 (0–9)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, VA
*
Roanoke College L 21–40  0–11
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, VA
2/9/1937*
at Maryland L 29–41  0–12
Ritchie Coliseum 
College Park, MD
2/10/1937*
at Navy L 26–25  0–13
Dahlgren Hall 
Annapolis, MD
*
Randolph–Macon L 27–58  0–14
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, VA
2/17/1937
at Richmond L 21–40  0–15 (0–10)
Millhiser Gymnasium 
Richmond, VA

VMI L 26–49  0–16 (0–11)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, VA

NC State L 20–58  0–17 (0–12)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, VA

Virginia L 21–52  0–18 (0–13)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, VA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Source[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "William & Mary season-by-season results". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2014. Retrieved December 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2013–14 William & Mary Tribe Men's Basketball Media Guide". Year-by-year records. College of William & Mary. 2013. Retrieved December 22, 2014.