1956–57 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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1956–57 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
Wisconsin Badgers logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1956–57 record 5–17 (3–11 Big Ten)
Head coach Harold E. Foster
Home arena UW Fieldhouse
Seasons
1956–57 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Indiana 10 4   .714     14 8   .636
No. 11 Michigan State 10 4   .714     16 10   .615
Minnesota 9 5   .643     14 8   .636
Ohio State 9 5   .643     14 8   .636
Purdue 8 6   .571     15 7   .682
Michigan 8 6   .571     13 9   .591
Illinois 7 7   .500     14 8   .636
Iowa 4 10   .286     8 14   .364
Wisconsin 3 11   .214     5 17   .227
Northwestern 2 12   .143     6 16   .273
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956–1957 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison. The head coach was Harold E. Foster, coaching his twentythird season with the Badgers. The team played their home games at the UW Fieldhouse in Madison, Wisconsin and was a member of the Big Ten Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/01/1956*
South Dakota L 56–58 OT 0–1
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
12/03/1956*
at Butler L 50–54  0–2
Butler Fieldhouse 
Indianapolis, IN
12/08/1956*
Notre Dame L 55–75  0–3
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
12/10/1956*
at Nebraska L 51–53  0–4
Nebraska Coliseum 
Lincoln, NE
12/15/1956*
Washington U. (MO) W 41–38  1–4
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
12/20/1956*
at Bradley L 62–74  1–5
Robertson Memorial Field House 
Peoria, IL
12/22/1956*
at No. 1 Kansas L 62–83  1–6
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
12/29/1956*
Yale W 64–46  2–6
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
1/05/1957
at Northwestern L 54–75  2–7 (0–1)
Welsh-Ryan Arena 
Evanston, IL
1/07/1957
at Indiana L 68–79  2–8 (0–2)
The Fieldhouse 
Bloomington, IN
1/12/1957
No. 10 Illinois L 63–79  2–9 (0–3)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
1/14/1957
at Michigan L 62–71  2–10 (0–4)
Yost Fieldhouse 
Ann Arbor, MI
1/19/1957
Iowa L 47–70  2–11 (0–5)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
1/21/1957
Ohio State L 64–67  2–12 (0–6)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
2/11/1957
Michigan W 70–65  3–12 (1–6)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
2/16/1957
at Ohio State L 50–63  3–13 (1–7)
St. John Arena 
Columbus, OH
2/18/1957
at Minnesota L 53–85  3–14 (1–8)
Williams Arena 
Minneapolis, MN
2/23/1957
No. 11 Indiana L 74–85  3–15 (1–9)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
2/25/1957
Michigan State L 62–78  3–16 (1–10)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
3/02/1957
at Purdue L 66–85  3–17 (1–11)
Lambert Fieldhouse 
West Lafayette, IN
3/04/1957
Northwestern W 82–69  4–17 (2–11)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
3/09/1957
at Iowa W 60–59  5–17 (3–11)
Iowa Field House 
Iowa City, IA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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