1916–17 Missouri Tigers men's basketball team

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1916–17 Missouri Tigers men's basketball
Conference Big Eight Conference
1916–17 record 12–4 (10–4 MVIAA)
Head coach John F. Miller
Home arena Rothwell Gymnasium
Seasons
« 1915–16 1917–18 »

The 1916–17 Missouri Tigers men's basketball team represented the University of Missouri in the 1916–17 college basketball season. The team was led by first year head coach John Miller. The captain of the team was Fred Williams.

Missouri finished with a 12–4 record overall and a 10–4 record in the Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association. 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 6* Central Methodist Columbia, Missouri W 47–21  1–0
January 12 Iowa State Columbia, Missouri W 28–25  2–0 (1–0)
January 13 Iowa State Columbia, Missouri L 21–24  2–1 (1–1)
January 19 Washington University Columbia, Missouri W 36–22  3–1 (2–1)
January 20 Washington University Columbia, Missouri W 30–20  4–1 (3–1)
February 2* Kansas City Poly Columbia, Missouri W 52–20  5–1 (3–1)
February 6 at Kansas Lawrence, Kansas L 23–24  5–2 (3–2)
February 7 at Kansas Lawrence, Kansas W 26–17  6–2 (4–2)
February 9 at Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska W 18–16  7–2 (5–2)
February 10 at Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska W 18–7  8–2 (6–2)
February 21 Kansas Columbia, Missouri W 24–20  9–2 (7–2)
February 22 Kansas Columbia, Missouri W 38–15  10–2 (8–2)
March 5 Kansas State Columbia, Missouri L 22–26  10–3 (8–3)
March 6 Kansas State Columbia, Missouri L 27–32  10–4 (8–4)
March 8 at Washington University St. Louis, Missouri W 23–19  11–4 (9–4)
March 9 at Washington University St. Louis, Missouri W 31–22  12–4 (10–4)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. All times are in Central Standard Time.

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