1949–50 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team

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1949–50 Drexel Dragons men's basketball
Conference Middle Atlantic Conferences
Division Southern
1949–50 record 11–5 (7–3 MAC)
Head coach Harold Kollar (1st season)
Assistant coach Bernard Rosenfield (1st season)
Captain Donald Breder
Home arena Curtis Hall Gym
Seasons

The 1949–50 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team represented Drexel Institute of Technology during the 1949–50 men's basketball season. The Dragons, led by 1st year head coach Harold Kollar, played their home games at Curtis Hall Gym and were members of the Southern division of the Middle Atlantic Conferences (MAC).

Roster[edit]

1949–50 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
F 4 Vincent Filliben
C 11 John Savchak 6 ft 4.5 in (1.94 m)
John Bartram HS
C Basil Barno 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
F Bernard McNamee
F Morton Shafter 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
G Joe Skurla 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Allentown HS
G Bob Brewton 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Central HS (PA)
F Stan Laskus
John Bartram HS
G Alfred MacCart 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
So John Bartram HS
F Donald Breder (C) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
G Bill Banks 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
C Roy Wagner 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
F Sid Kane
Northeast HS (PA)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster

Schedule[edit]

[1]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
January 7, 1950*
Stevens Tech W 63–48  1–0
 16  MacCart              Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
January 10, 1950*
Lehigh W 58–53  2–0
 12  MacCart              Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
January 14, 1950
at Swarthmore W 71–60  3–0
(1–0)
 15  Breder              Lamb-Miller Field House 
Swarthmore, PA
January 18, 1950
at Haverford W 79–68  4–0
(2–0)
 22  Savchak              Ryan Gym 
Haverford, PA
January 21, 1950
at Pennsylvania Military College L 54–56  4–1
(2–1)
 23  Filliben               
Chester, PA
January 25, 1950*
Philadelphia Textile W 76–59  5–1
 13  Wagner              Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
February 1, 1950*
at Saint Joseph's
Rescheduled to March 8 (Illness)
  
                   
 
February 4, 1950*
at American L 44–68  5–2
 9  Savchak               
Washington, D.C.
February 8, 1950
at Delaware L 45–51  5–3
(2–2)
 12  MacCart               
Newark, DE
February 11, 1950
Ursinus W 71–60  6–3
(3–2)
                  Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
February 16, 1950*
Juniata W 64–37  7–3
                  Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
February 18, 1950
Haverford W 61–49  8–3
(4–2)
                  Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
February 21, 1950
Swarthmore L 54–61  8–4
(4–3)
                  Palestra 
Philadelphia, PA
February 25, 1950
at Ursinus W 68–67  9–4
(5–3)
                   
 
February 28, 1950
Pennsylvania Military College W 62–54  10–4
(6–3)
                  Palestra 
Philadelphia, PA
March 6, 1950
Delaware W 65–62  11–4
(7–3)
                  Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
March 8, 1950*
at Saint Joseph's L 51–68  11–5
                   
 
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kollarmen To Carry War To New Foes" (PDF). The Triangle. 2 December 1949. p. 4. Retrieved 27 June 2017.