1945–46 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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1945–46 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
Wisconsin Badgers logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1945–46 record 4–17 (1–11 Big Ten)
Head coach Harold E. Foster
Home arena UW Fieldhouse
Seasons
1945–46 Big Nine Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Ohio State 10 2   .833     16 5   .762
Indiana 9 3   .750     18 3   .857
Iowa 8 4   .667     14 4   .778
Northwestern 8 4   .667     15 5   .750
Illinois 7 5   .583     14 7   .667
Minnesota 7 5   .583     14 7   .667
Michigan 6 6   .500     12 7   .632
Purdue 4 8   .333     10 11   .476
Wisconsin 1 11   .083     4 17   .190
Chicago 0 12   .000     6 14   .300
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1945–1946 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison. The head coach was Harold E. Foster, coaching his twelfth season with the Badgers. The team played their home games at the UW Fieldhouse in Madison, Wisconsin and was a member of the Big Nine Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/01/1945*
Carroll (WI) W 67–25  1–0
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
12/03/1945*
Ripon (WI) W 59–24  2–0
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
12/08/1945*
Marquette W 42–32  3–0
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
12/15/1945*
at Notre Dame L 51–65  3–1
Notre Dame Fieldhouse 
Notre Dame, IN
12/17/1945*
Great Lakes (IL) L 47–54  3–2
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
12/22/1945*
at Marquette L 41–62  3–3
Marquette Gymnasium 
Milwaukee, WI
12/23/1945*
at Great Lakes (IL) L 39–53  3–4
 
Waukegan, IL
1/01/1946
at Illinois L 31–56  3–5 (0–1)
Huff Hall 
Champaign, IL
1/05/1946
at Minnesota L 45–59  3–6 (0–2)
Minnesota Field House 
Minneapolis, MN
1/07/1946
at Iowa L 50–57  3–7 (0–3)
Iowa Field House 
Iowa City, IA
1/12/1946
Purdue L 49–53  3–8 (0–4)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
1/26/1946
vs. Northwestern L 34–56  3–9 (0–5)
Chicago Stadium 
Chicago, IL
1/28/1946
at Purdue L 46–59  3–10 (0–6)
Purdue Fieldhouse 
West Lafayette, IN
2/02/1946
Michigan W 58–57  4–10 (1–6)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
2/09/1946
Northwestern L 58–63  4–11 (1–7)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
2/11/1946
at Michigan L 56–66  4–12 (1–8)
Yost Field House 
Ann Arbor, MI
2/16/1946
Iowa L 39–44  4–13 (1–9)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
2/18/1946
at Illinois L 53–72  4–14 (1–10)
Huff Hall 
Champaign, IL
2/23/1946*
Michigan State L 48–59  4–15
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
3/01/1946*
at Michigan State L 52–56  4–16
Jenison Fieldhouse 
East Lansing, MI
3/04/1946
at Minnesota L 57–58  4–17 (1–11)
Minnesota Field House 
Minneapolis, MN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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