1915–16 Missouri Tigers men's basketball team

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1915–16 Missouri Tigers men's basketball
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
1915–16 record 12–3 (9–2 MVC)
Head coach Eugene Van Gent
Home arena None
Seasons
« 1914–15 1916–17 »

The 1915–16 Missouri Tigers men's basketball team represented University of Missouri in the 1915–16 college basketball season. The team was led by second year head coach Eugene Van Gent. The captain of the team was John Wear.

Missouri finished with a 12–3 record overall and a 9–2 record in the Missouri Valley Conference. This was good enough for a 2nd place finish in the regular season conference standings.

Schedule and results[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Record
January 8* Northwest Missouri Columbia, Missouri W 49–25  1–0
January 10 Washington (MO) Columbia, Missouri W 45–21  2–0 (1–0)
January 14 at Iowa State Ames, Iowa W 26–12  3–0 (2–0)
January 15 at Iowa State Ames, Iowa W 21–15  4–0 (3–0)
January 20* Central Methodist Columbia, Missouri W 44–19  5–0 (3–0)
February 9 Kansas Columbia, Missouri W 30–24  6–0 (4–0)
February 10 Kansas Columbia, Missouri W 42–20  7–0 (5–0)
February 16* Oklahoma Columbia, Missouri W 50–20  8–0 (5–0)
February 17* Oklahoma Columbia, Missouri L 28–29  8–1 (5–0)
February 18 at Washington (MO) St. Louis, Missouri W 23–17  9–1 (6–0)
February 19 at Washington (MO) St. Louis, Missouri W 41–19  10–1 (7–0)
February 25 at Kansas State Manhattan, Kansas L 19–27  10–2 (7–1)
February 26 at Kansas State Manhattan, Kansas W 22–10  11–2 (8–1)
February 28 at Kansas Lawrence, Kansas W 41–10  12–2 (9–1)
February 29 at Kansas Lawrence, Kansas L 19–31  12–3 (9–2)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. All times are in Central Standard Time.

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