1947–48 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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1947–48 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
Wisconsin Badgers logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1947–48 record 12–8 (7–5 Big Ten)
Head coach Harold E. Foster
Home arena UW Fieldhouse
Seasons
1947–48 Big Nine Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Michigan 10 2   .833     16 6   .727
Iowa 8 4   .667     15 4   .789
Illinois 7 5   .583     15 5   .750
Wisconsin 7 5   .583     12 8   .600
Purdue 6 6   .500     11 9   .550
Minnesota 5 7   .417     10 10   .500
Ohio State 5 7   .417     10 10   .500
Indiana 3 9   .250     8 12   .400
Northwestern 3 9   .250     6 14   .300
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947–1948 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison. The head coach was Harold E. Foster, coaching his fourteenth 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
12/06/1947*
Marquette W 57–50  1–0
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
12/08/1947*
Butler W 61–53  2–0
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
12/12/1947*
Pittsburgh W 49–36  3–0
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
12/19/1947*
at California L 61–73  3–1
Men's Gym 
Berkeley, California
12/20/1947*
at California L 44–59  3–2
Men's Gym 
Berkeley, California
12/22/1947*
at Oklahoma L 49–75  3–3
McCasland Field House 
Norman, Oklahoma
12/31/1947*
at Marquette W 67–60  4–3
Marquette Gymnasium 
Milwaukee
1/03/1948
Illinois W 52–47  5–3 (1–0)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
1/05/1948
Minnesota W 59–50  6–3 (2–0)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
1/10/1948
at Indiana W 58–54  7–3 (3–0)
IU Fieldhouse 
Bloomington, Indiana
1/12/1948
Iowa W 60–51  8–3 (4–0)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
1/17/1948
Michigan L 39–43  8–4 (4–1)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
1/19/1948
Purdue W 49–44  9–4 (5–1)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
1/24/1948
at Illinois L 36–57  9–5 (5–2)
Huff Hall 
Champaign, Illinois
2/07/1948
vs. Northwestern W 68–62  10–5 (6–2)
Chicago Stadium 
Chicago
2/09/1948*
Michigan State W 51–39  11–5
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
2/16/1948
at Ohio State L 47–53  11–6 (6–3)
Ohio Expo Center Coliseum 
Columbus, Ohio
2/21/1948
at Iowa L 40–62  11–7 (6–4)
Iowa Field House 
Iowa City, IA
2/23/1948
Northwestern W 59–54  12–7 (7–4)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
3/01/1948
at Minnesota L 41–46  12–8 (7–5)
Minnesota Field House 
Minneapolis
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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