1916–17 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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1916–17 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
University of Wisconsin Waving W.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1916–17 record 15–3 (9–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Walter Meanwell
Home arena Red Gym
Seasons
« 1915–16 1917–18 »
1916–17 Western Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Minnesota 10 2   .833     17 2   .895
Illinois 10 2   .833     13 3   .813
Purdue 7 2   .778     11 3   .786
Wisconsin 9 3   .750     15 3   .833
Indiana 3 5   .375     13 6   .684
Chicago 4 8   .333     13 15   .464
Ohio State 3 9   .250     15 11   .577
Northwestern 2 10   .167     3 11   .214
Iowa 1 8   .111     7 9   .438
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1916–1917 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison. The head coach was Walter Meanwell, coaching his sixth season with the Badgers. The team played their home games at the Red Gym in Madison, Wisconsin and was a member of the Western Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Record
Regular Season
12/09/1916* Beloit (WI) Red GymMadison, WI W 58–11  1–0
12/13/1916* Ripon (WI) Red Gym • Madison, WI W 30–17  2–0
12/16/1916* North Central (IL) Red Gym • Madison, WI W 50–21  3–0
12/20/1916* Lawrence (WI) Red Gym • Madison, WI W 41–14  4–0
12/21/1916* at Milwaukee M Club Milwaukee, WI W 35–23  5–0
1/03/1917* at Ripon (WI) Ripon, WI W 24–20  6–0
1/06/1917 at Ohio State Columbus, OH W 30–22  7–0 (1–0)
1/08/1917 at Northwestern Patten GymnasiumEvanston, IL W 29–21 OT 8–0 (2–0)
1/13/1917 at Minnesota Minnesota ArmoryMinneapolis, MN L 25–33  8–1 (2–1)
1/20/1917 Illinois Red Gym • Madison, WI W 24–14  9–1 (3–1)
1/26/1917 Chicago Red Gym • Madison, WI L 13–21  9–2 (3–2)
2/12/1917 Northwestern Red Gym • Madison, WI W 23–21  10–2 (4–2)
2/17/1917 Ohio State Red Gym • Madison, WI W 40–15  11–2 (5–2)
2/24/1917 at Illinois Kenney GymUrbana, IL L 17–20  11–3 (5–3)
3/03/1917 at Chicago Chicago, IL W 25–16  12–3 (6–3)
3/06/1917 Indiana Red Gym • Madison, WI W 29–14  13–3 (7–3)
3/10/1917 Minnesota Red Gym • Madison, WI W 16–13  14–3 (8–3)
3/15/1917 at Indiana Men's Gymnasium • Bloomington, IN W 18–16  15–3 (9–3)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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