The Citadel Bulldogs basketball, 1930–39

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The Citadel Bulldogs basketball teams represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The program was established in 1900–01, and has continuously fielded a team since 1912–13, their primary rivals are College of Charleston, Furman and VMI.

1929–30[edit]

1929–30 The Citadel Bulldogs men's basketball
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1929–30 record 10–11 ( SIAA)
Head coach Benny Blatt
Seasons
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
January 1*
no, no
at Parris Island Marines L 41–45  0–1
 
Parris Island, South Carolina
January 2*
no, no
at Parris Island Marines W 36–33  1–1
 
Parris Island, South Carolina
January 3*
no, no
at Augusta YMCA W 38–29  2–1
 
Augusta, Georgia
January 4*
no, no
at Atlanta YMCA L 21–36  2–2
 
Atlanta
January 6*
no, no
at Fort Benning L 41–63  2–3
 
Columbus, Georgia
January 7*
no, no
at Fort Benning L 36–58  2–4
 
Columbus, Georgia
January 8*
no, no
at Mercer L 35–53  2–5
 
Macon, Georgia
January 10*
no, no
Erskine L 21–32  2–6
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 11*
no, no
Erskine L 20–28  2–7
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 17*
no, no
Wofford W 38–18  3–7
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 18*
no, no
South Carolina W 31–27  4–7
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 25*
no, no
Furman L 20–43  4–8
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 31*
no, no
Presbyterian W 53–41  5–8
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 1*
no, no
Presbyterian W 38–20  6–8
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 12*
no, no
at South Carolina L 31–32  6–9
 
Columbia, South Carolina
February 13*
no, no
at Newberry W 34–28  7–9
 
Newberry, South Carolina
February 14*
no, no
at Wofford W 45–21  8–9
 
Spartanburg, South Carolina
February 15*
no, no
at Furman L 25–52  8–10
 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 17*
no, no
at Clemson L 35–38 OT
(8–11)
Clemson Field House 
Calhoun, South Carolina
February 21*
no, no
Newberry W 46–28  9–11
 
Charleston, South Carolina
March 1*
no, no
College of Charleston W 50–44  10–11
 
Charleston, South Carolina
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1930–31[edit]

1930–31 The Citadel Bulldogs men's basketball
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1930–31 record 6–9 ( SIAA)
Head coach Johnny Douglas
Seasons
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
January 9*
no, no
Erskine L 13–37  0–1
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 10*
no, no
Erskine L 23–26  0–2
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 16*
no, no
Wofford L 16–22  0–3
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 24*
no, no
Furman L 22–45  0–4
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 31*
no, no
Newberry W 49–35  1–4
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 7*
no, no
College of Charleston L 30–32  1–5
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 12*
no, no
at South Carolina W 22–19  2–5
 
Columbia, South Carolina
February 13*
no, no
at Newberry W 33–26  3–5
 
Newberry, South Carolina
February 14*
no, no
at Wofford W 32–28  4–5
 
Spartanburg, South Carolina
February 16*
no, no
at Furman L 21–35  4–6
 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 17*
no, no
at Presbyterian L 34–39  4–7
 
Clinton, South Carolina
February 18*
no, no
at Presbyterian L 32–33  4–8
 
Clinton, South Carolina
February 21*
no, no
Davidson W 22–21  5–8
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 27*
no, no
College of Charleston W 40–37  6–8
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 28*
no, no
College of Charleston L 26–30  6–9
 
Charleston, South Carolina
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1931–32[edit]

1931–32 The Citadel Bulldogs men's basketball
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1931–32 record 8–11 ( SIAA)
Head coach Johnny Douglas
Seasons
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
January 6*
no, no
at Jewish Alliance W 42–23  1–0
 
 
January 7*
no, no
at Stetson L 29–39  1–1
 
DeLand, Florida
January 8*
no, no
at Stetson L 24–29  1–2
 
DeLand, Florida
January 9*
no, no
at Rollins W 45–22  2–2
 
Winter Park, Florida
January 11*
no, no
at Rollins W 46–16  3–2
 
Winter Park, Florida
January 12*
no, no
at Sears W 30–28  4–2
 
 
January 17*
no, no
Wofford W 24–20  5–2
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 24*
no, no
Furman L 24–26  5–3
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 29*
no, no
Stetson L 22–26  5–4
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 30*
no, no
Newberry L 26–32  5–5
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 6
no, no
South Carolina L 17–25  5–6
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 12*
no, no
at Newberry L 27–29  5–7
 
Newberry, South Carolina
February 13*
no, no
at Wofford L 14–22  5–8
 
Spartanburg, South Carolina
February 15*
no, no
at Clemson L 12–17  5–9
Clemson Field House 
Calhoun, South Carolina
February 16*
no, no
at Furman L 11–23  5–10
 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 17*
no, no
at South Carolina L 22–24  5–11
 
Columbia, South Carolina
February 19*
no, no
at Davidson W 32–21  6–11
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 27*
no, no
College of Charleston W 31–25  7–11
 
Charleston, South Carolina
March 4*
no, no
College of Charleston W 36–21  8–11
 
Charleston, South Carolina
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1932–33[edit]

1932–33 The Citadel Bulldogs men's basketball
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1932–33 record 4–11 ( SIAA)
Head coach Johnny Douglas
Seasons
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
January 3*
no, no
at Parris Island Marines W 31–26  1–0
 
Parris Island, South Carolina
January 4*
no, no
at Parris Island Marines L 27–28  1–1
 
Parris Island, South Carolina
January 14*
no, no
Wofford L 29–30  1–2
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 22*
no, no
City League L 14–36  1–3
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 28*
no, no
Newberry L 24–46  1–4
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 4*
no, no
at Erskine L 26–29  1–5
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 8*
no, no
at South Carolina L 36–57  1–6
 
Columbia, South Carolina
February 9*
no, no
at Newberry L 30–37  1–7
 
Newberry, South Carolina
February 10*
no, no
at Erskine L 30–33  1–8
 
Due West, South Carolina
February 11*
no, no
at Presbyterian W 53–33  2–8
 
Clinton, South Carolina
February 13*
no, no
at Furman L 30–33  2–9
 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 14*
no, no
at Wofford L 24–33  2–10
 
Spartanburg, South Carolina
February 18*
no, no
Furman L 19–28  2–11
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 24*
no, no
College of Charleston W 35–25  3–11
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 25*
no, no
College of Charleston W 38–21  4–11
 
Charleston, South Carolina
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1933–34[edit]

1933–34 The Citadel Bulldogs men's basketball
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1933–34 record 8–7 ( SIAA)
Head coach Charlie Willard
Seasons
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
January 5*
no, no
at Augusta YMCA L 43–49  0–1
 
Augusta, Georgia
January 6*
no, no
at Augusta YMCA W 42–38  1–1
 
Augusta, Georgia
January 12*
no, no
Wofford L 15–26  1–2
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 13*
no, no
Boston Celtics L 34–42  1–3
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 20*
no, no
College of Charleston W 30–27  2–3
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 27*
no, no
Newberry W 44–25  3–3
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 3*
no, no
Erskine L 22–30  3–4
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 16*
no, no
at Presbyterian W 29–22  4–4
 
Clinton, South Carolina
February 17*
no, no
at Erskine L 33–35  4–5
 
Due West, South Carolina
February 19*
no, no
at Furman W 30–23  5–5
 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 20*
no, no
at Wofford L 26–33  5–6
 
Spartanburg, South Carolina
February 21*
no, no
at Newberry W 34–22  6–6
 
Newberry, South Carolina
February 24*
no, no
at Furman W 30–22  7–6
 
Charleston, South Carolina
March 2*
no, no
College of Charleston L 32–33  7–7
 
Charleston, South Carolina
March 3*
no, no
College of Charleston W 35–32  8–7
 
Charleston, South Carolina
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1934–35[edit]

1934–35 The Citadel Bulldogs men's basketball
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1934–35 record 5–9 ( SIAA)
Head coach Charlie Willard
Seasons
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
January 11*
no, no
Presbyterian W 26–24  1–0
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 12*
no, no
South Carolina L 17–33  1–1
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 18
no, no
Wofford L 23–39  1–2
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 26*
no, no
at Newberry W 37–36  2–2
 
Newberry, South Carolina
February 6*
no, no
at Newberry W 39–33  3–2
 
Newberry, South Carolina
February 7*
no, no
at Presbyterian W 44–39  4–2
 
Clinton, South Carolina
February 8*
no, no
at Erskine W 31–22  5–2
 
Due West, South Carolina
February 9*
no, no
at Furman L 30–45  5–3
 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 11*
no, no
at Wofford L 30–43  5–4
 
Spartanburg, South Carolina
February 12*
no, no
at South Carolina L 25–54  5–5
 
Columbia, South Carolina
February 15*
no, no
Erskine L 26–27  5–6
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 22*
no, no
Furman L 22–34  5–7
 
Charleston, South Carolina
March 8*
no, no
College of Charleston L 18–43  5–8
 
Charleston, South Carolina
March 9*
no, no
College of Charleston L 18–33  5–9
 
Charleston, South Carolina
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1935–36[edit]

1935–36 The Citadel Bulldogs men's basketball
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1935–36 record 7–5 ( SIAA)
Head coach Rock Norman
Seasons
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
January 11*
no, no
Erskine W 31–29  1–0
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 18*
no, no
Wofford L 34–42  1–1
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 25*
no, no
Newberry W 46–33  2–1
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 31*
no, no
College of Charleston W 31–28  3–1
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 1*
no, no
Presbyterian W 42–31  4–1
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 8*
no, no
at Furman L 33–40  4–2
 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 10*
no, no
at Wofford L 39–40  4–3
 
Spartanburg, South Carolina
February 11*
no, no
at South Carolina L 18–54  4–4
 
Columbia, South Carolina
February 17*
no, no
at Newberry W 46–38  5–4
 
Newberry, South Carolina
February 18*
no, no
at Presbyterian W 27–24  6–4
 
Clinton, South Carolina
February 19*
no, no
at Erskine L 29–35  6–5
 
Due West, South Carolina
February 22*
no, no
Furman W 32–30  7–5
 
Charleston, South Carolina
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1936–37[edit]

1936–37 The Citadel Bulldogs men's basketball
Conference Southern Conference
1936–37 record 7–12 (0–7 SoCon)
Seasons
1936–37 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Washington and Lee 11 1   .917     17 4   .810
North Carolina 14 3   .824     18 5   .783
Wake Forest 9 4   .692     15 6   .714
North Carolina State 14 7   .667     15 9   .625
Duke 11 6   .647     15 8   .652
South Carolina 7 4   .636     13 7   .650
Richmond 5 4   .556     13 7   .650
Virginia 6 7   .462     9 10   .474
Furman 3 4   .429     8 7   .533
Davidson 5 8   .385     13 10   .565
Maryland 5 8   .385     8 12   .400
Virginia Tech 4 9   .308     6 11   .353
VMI 5 11   .313     6 11   .353
Clemson 2 7   .222     6 15   .286
The Citadel 0 5   .000     7 12   .368
William & Mary 0 13   .000     0 18   .000
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1937; Rankings from AP Poll
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
January 9*
no, no
Erskine W 26–15  1–0
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 15
no, no
Furman L 26–28  1–1
(0–1)
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 16*
no, no
Wofford L 23–39  1–2
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 23*
no, no
College of Charleston L   1–3
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 30*
no, no
Newberry W 44–22  2–3
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 1*
no, no
at Presbyterian W 27–16  3–3
 
Clinton, South Carolina
February 2*
no, no
at Erskine L 23–24  3–4
 
Due West, South Carolina
February 3*
no, no
at Newberry L 31–34  3–5
 
Newberry, South Carolina
February 6*
no, no
Davidson L 37–46  3–6
(0–2)
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 12
no, no
at Clemson L 38–44  3–7
(0–3)
Clemson Field House 
Calhoun, South Carolina
February 13*
no, no
at Wofford W 39–24  4–7
 
Spartanburg, South Carolina
February 15
no, no
at Davidson L 34–46  4–8
(0–3)
Alumni Gymnasium 
Davidson, North Carolina
February 16
no, no
at Furman L 28–44  4–9
(0–4)
 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 19
no, no
at Wake Forest L 18–42  4–10
(0–5)
 
Wake Forest, North Carolina
February 20*
no, no
College of Charleston W 41–35  5–10
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 22*
no, no
at College of Charleston W 32–27  6–10
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 26*
no, no
Presbyterian W 31–30  7–10
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 27
no, no
South Carolina L 27–48  7–11
(0–6)
 
Charleston, South Carolina
March 1
no, no
at South Carolina L 32–24  7–12
(0–7)
 
Columbia, South Carolina
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1937–38[edit]

1937–38 The Citadel Bulldogs men's basketball
Conference Southern Conference
1937–38 record 13–5 (7–3 SoCon)
Head coach Rock Norman
Seasons
1937–38 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
North Carolina 13 3   .813     16 5   .762
North Carolina State 10 3   .769     13 6   .684
The Citadel 7 3   .700     13 5   .722
Clemson 9 4   .692     16 7   .696
Duke 9 5   .643     15 9   .625
Richmond 7 4   .636     15 5   .750
Maryland 6 4   .600     15 9   .625
Washington and Lee 6 5   .545     12 9   .571
Wake Forest 7 8   .467     7 12   .368
Virginia Tech 4 5   .444     6 8   .429
Davidson 4 11   .267     10 12   .455
Furman 2 6   .250     6 13   .316
VMI 2 7   .222     4 11   .267
South Carolina 2 12   .143     3 21   .125
William & Mary 0 8   .000     2 10   .167
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1938; Rankings from AP Poll
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
January 7
no, no
Furman W 37–17  1–0
(1–0)
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 8
no, no
South Carolina W 31–21  2–0
(2–0)
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 14*
no, no
Erskine W 28–24  3–0
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 22*
no, no
Wofford L 31–33  3–1
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 29*
no, no
Presbyterian W 37–18  4–1
 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 30*
no, no
Newberry W 45–31  5–1
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 4
no, no
at Davidson W 33–29  6–1
(3–0)
Alumni Gymnasium 
Davidson, North Carolina
February 5
no, no
at Wake Forest L 33–45  6–2
(3–1)
 
Wake Forest, North Carolina
February 7
no, no
at NC State L 29–43  6–3
(3–2)
Thompson Gym 
Raleigh, North Carolina
February 12
no, no
Clemson W 28–26  7–3
(4–2)
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 15
no, no
at South Carolina W 37–27  8–3
(5–2)
 
Columbia, South Carolina
February 16*
no, no
at Wofford W 39–35  9–3
 
Spartanburg, South Carolina
February 17
no, no
at Furman W 46–36  10–3
(6–2)
 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 19
no, no
Davidson W 28–26  11–3
(7–2)
 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 25
no, no
at Clemson L 35–47  11–4
(7–3)
Clemson Field House 
Calhoun, South Carolina
February 26*
no, no
at Newberry W 58–45  12–4
 
Newberry, South Carolina
February 28*
no, no
at Presbyterian W 44–30  13–4
 
Clinton, South Carolina
1938 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
March 3
no, no
vs. Maryland L 43–45  13–5
Thompson Gym 
Raleigh, North Carolina
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1938–39[edit]

1938–39 The Citadel Bulldogs men's basketball
Conference Southern Conference
1938–39 record 13–5 (7–4 SoCon)
Head coach Rock Norman
Home arena Thompson Hall
Seasons
1938–39 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Wake Forest 15 3   .833     18 6   .750
Maryland 8 3   .727     15 9   .625
Washington and Lee 8 3   .727     13 9   .591
The Citadel 7 3   .700     14 5   .737
Davidson 9 7   .563     19 10   .655
North Carolina 8 7   .533     10 11   .476
North Carolina State 7 6   .538     10 7   .588
Duke 8 8   .500     10 12   .455
Clemson 6 6   .500     16 8   .667
VMI 6 6   .500     7 10   .412
Richmond 5 5   .500     10 10   .500
William & Mary 4 9   .308     8 13   .381
South Carolina 2 8   .200     5 18   .217
Virginia Tech 2 10   .167     3 14   .176
Furman 0 10   .000     6 16   .273
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1939; Rankings from AP Poll

With season sweeps of South Carolina, Furman, Wofford, and Presbyterian, a win in their only matchup with Newberry and a season split with Clemson, the Bulldogs claim a South Carolina "state championship" for the 1938–39 season.

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
December 14
no, no
at Duke L 37–49  0–1
(0–1)
Card Gymnasium 
Durham, South Carolina
December 16
no, no
at Richmond W 39–24  1–1
(1–1)
Millhiser Gymnasium 
Richmond, Virginia
December 17
no, no
at George Washington L 35–46  1–2
(1–2)
 
Washington, D.C.
December 19*
no, no
at Catholic University W 48–37  2–2
 
Washington, D.C.
January 6
no, no
Furman W 32–28  3–2
(2–2)
Thompson Hall 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 13
no, no
South Carolina W 40–37  4–2
(3–2)
Thompson Hall 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 21*
no, no
Wofford W 44–32  5–2
Thompson Hall 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 3*
no, no
at Presbtyerian W 39–37  6–2
 
Clinton, South Carolina
February 4
no, no
at Davidson L 32–46  6–3
(3–3)
Alumni Gymnasium 
Davidson, North Carolina
February 12
no, no
Clemson W 42–38  7–3
(4–3)
Thompson Hall 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 14
no, no
at South Carolina W 50–38  8–3
(5–3)
 
Columbia, South Carolina
February 15*
no, no
at Wofford W 31–23  9–3
 
Spartanburg, South Carolina
February 16
no, no
at Furman W 56–34  10–3
(6–3)
 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 18
no, no
Davidson W 45–30  11–3
(7–3)
Thompson Hall 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 20
no, no
at Clemson L 36–51  11–4
(7–4)
Clemson Field House 
Calhoun, South Carolina
February 21*
no, no
at Newberry W 49–48  12–4
 
Newberry, South Carolina
February 25*
no, no
at Presbyterian W 55–39  13–4
 
Clinton, South Carolina
1939 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
March 2
no, no
vs. NC State L 38–40  13–5
Thompson Gym 
Raleigh, North Carolina
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. 2014-15 The Citadel Basketball Fact Back (PDF). The Citadel. pp. 74–77. Retrieved December 23, 2014.