1959–60 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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1959–60 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
Wisconsin Badgers logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1959–60 record 8–16 (4–10 Big Ten)
Head coach John Erickson
Home arena UW Fieldhouse
Seasons
1959–60 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 Ohio State 13 1   .929     25 3   .893
#7 Indiana 11 3   .786     20 4   .833
Illinois 8 6   .571     16 7   .696
Minnesota 8 6   .571     12 12   .500
Northwestern 8 6   .571     11 12   .478
Iowa 6 8   .429     14 10   .583
Purdue 6 8   .429     11 12   .478
Michigan State 5 9   .357     10 11   .476
Wisconsin 4 10   .286     8 16   .333
Michigan 1 13   .071     4 20   .167
Rankings from https://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/conferences/big-ten/1960.html

The 1959–1960 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison. The head coach was John Erickson, coaching his first 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
12/01/1959*
Butler L 82–88  0–1
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
12/05/1959*
Iowa State L 53–71  0–2
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
12/07/1959*
at Notre Dame L 58–78  0–3
Notre Dame Fieldhouse 
Notre Dame, IN
12/12/1959*
Loyola (IL) W 85–67  1–3
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
12/14/1959*
at Missouri L 66–78  1–4
Brewer Fieldhouse 
Columbia, MO
12/19/1959*
at Marquette L 66–84  1–5
Marquette Gymnasium 
Milwaukee, WI
12/21/1959*
Stanford W 61–60  2–5
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
12/26/1959*
vs. Boston College
Queen City Tournament
W 95–82  3–5
Buffalo Memorial Auditorium 
Buffalo, NY
12/28/1959*
vs. Canisius
Queen City Tournament
L 65–80  3–6
Buffalo Memorial Auditorium 
Buffalo, NY
1/02/1960
Michigan State L 79–91  3–7 (0–1)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
1/04/1960
Iowa L 64–71  3–8 (0–2)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
1/09/1960
at Purdue L 69–99  3–9 (0–3)
Lambert Fieldhouse 
West Lafayette, IN
1/11/1960
Northwestern L 69–77  3–10 (0–4)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
1/27/1960*
North Dakota W 92–80  4–10
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
1/30/1960
at Minnesota L 72–86  4–11 (0–5)
Williams Arena 
Minneapolis, MN
2/06/1960
Indiana L 85–97  4–12 (0–6)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
2/08/1960
No. 4 Ohio State L 69–106  4–13 (0–7)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
2/13/1960
at Indiana L 71–91  4–14 (0–8)
The Fieldhouse 
Bloomington, IN
2/15/1960
at Iowa W 63–58  5–14 (1–8)
Iowa Field House 
Iowa City, IA
2/20/1960
Illinois W 75–63  6–14 (2–8)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
2/22/1960
at Michigan W 88–82 OT 7–14 (3–8)
Yost Fieldhouse 
Ann Arbor, MI
2/27/1960
at No. 2 Ohio State L 69–93  7–15 (3–9)
St. John Arena 
Columbus, OH
2/29/1960
at Northwestern L 59–73  7–16 (3–10)
Welsh-Ryan Arena 
Evanston, IL
3/05/1960
Purdue W 89–80  8–16 (4–10)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, WI
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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