1924–25 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team

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1924–25 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball
A blue block M with maize-colored borders and the word Michigan across the middle.
Conference Big Ten Conference
1924–25 record 8-6 (- Big Ten)
Head coach E. J. Mather
Captain George Haggarty
Home arena Yost Field House
Seasons
« 1923–24 1925–26 »
1924–25 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Ohio State 11 1   .917     14 2   .875
Indiana 8 4   .667     12 5   .706
Illinois 8 4   .667     11 6   .647
Purdue 7 4   .636     9 5   .643
Michigan 6 5   .545     8 6   .571
Minnesota 6 6   .500     9 7   .563
Iowa 5 7   .417     6 10   .375
Northwestern 4 8   .333     6 11   .353
Wisconsin 3 9   .250     6 11   .353
Chicago 1 11   .083     3 14   .176
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1923–24 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team represented the University of Michigan in intercollegiate basketball during the 1923–24 season. The team compiled a record of 10-7, and 6-5 against Big Ten Conference opponents. Michigan finished fifth in the Big Ten. Ohio State won the Big ten championship with a record of 10-1, the only loss being a 39-29 game against Michigan. E. J. Mather was in his sixth year as the team's coach, and George Haggarty was the team captain and leading scorer.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Location
December 13, 1924 Michigan Agricultural 26–10 Win Yost Field House, Ann Arbor, MI
December 20, 1924 Kentucky 21–11 Win Lexington, KY
January 2, 1925 Navy 31–29 Loss Yost Field House, Ann Arbor, MI
January 10, 1925 Northwestern 29–16 Win Yost Field House, Ann Arbor, MI
January 14, 1925 Purdue 37–36 Loss Lafayette, IN
January 17, 1925 Ohio State 39–29 Win Yost Field House, Ann Arbor, MI
January 19, 1925 Wisconsin 14–12 Win Yost Field House, Ann Arbor, MI
February 7, 1925 Chicago 20–19 Loss Chicago, IL
February 9, 1925 Northwestern 17–16 Win Evanston, IL
February 14, 1925 Indiana 29–28 Loss Yost Field House, Ann Arbor, MI
February 16, 1925 Ohio State 32–13 Loss Columbus, OH
February 20, 1925 Wisconsin 27–16 Win Madison, WI
March 2, 1925 Indiana 51–33 Loss Bloomington, IN
March 7, 1925 Chicago 47–14 Win Yost Field House, Ann Arbor, MI

Players[edit]

  • Edward W. Chambers, Niles, Michigan - forward and varsity letter winner
  • Royal F. Cherry, Grand Rapids, Michigan - guard and varsity letter winner
  • Richard F. Doyle, Galesburg, Michigan - center and varsity letter winner
  • Douglas R. Ginn, Detroit, Michigan - aMa letter winner
  • Bruce Robert Gregory -
  • George Haggarty,, Ypsilanti, Michigan - team captain, forward and varsity letter winner
  • Raymond E. Hutzel, Ann Abor, Michigan - forward and varsity letter winner
  • Carl C. Kressbach, Monroe, Michigan - aMa letter winner
  • Franklin C. Kuenzel, Grand Rapids, Michigan - aMa letter winner
  • Walter A. Kuenzel, Grand Rapids, Michigan - forward and varsity letter winner
  • Joseph M. Landre, Binghamton, New York - guard and varsity letter winner
  • Edward D. Line, Detroit, Michigan -
  • Nathan Rasnick, Newark, New Jersey - aMa letter winner
  • Rex G. Reason, Detroit, Michigan - forward and varsity letter winner

Scoring statistics[edit]

Player Games Field goals Free throws Points Points per game[2]
George Haggarty 14 58 29 145 10.4
Edward Chambers 13 24 10 58 4.5
Richard Doyle 14 22 12 56 4.0
Royal Cherry 13 10 19 39 3.0
Rex Reason 10 12 10 34 3.4
Bruce Gregory 6 12 7 31 5.2
Raymond Hutzel 8 6 9 21 2.6
Joseph Landre 8 6 4 16 2.0
Edward Line 4 3 3 9 2.3
Franklin Kuenzel 2 1 2 4 2.0
Douglas Ginn 2 0 1 1 0.5
Nathan Rasnick 3 0 0 0 0.0
Carl Kressbach 1 0 0 0 0.0
Totals 14 154 106 414 29.6

Coaching staff[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1925 Michiganensian, pages 232-233.
  2. ^ a b "University of Michigan Basketball Record Book". University of Michigan. p. 24.