1926–27 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team

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1926–27 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball
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Western Conference Champion
Conference Big Ten Conference
1926–27 record 14–3 (10–2 Big Nine)
Head coach E. J. Mather
Assistant coach Franklin Cappon
Assistant coach Harry Kipke
Assistant coach George F. Veenker
Captain Ed Chambers
Home arena Yost Field House
Seasons
« 1925–26 1927–28 »
1926–27 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Michigan 10 2   .833     14 3   .824
Indiana 9 3   .750     13 4   .765
Purdue 9 3   .750     12 5   .706
Illinois 7 5   .583     10 7   .588
Wisconsin 7 5   .583     10 7   .588
Iowa 7 5   .583     9 8   .529
Ohio State 6 6   .500     11 6   .647
Chicago 3 9   .250     6 11   .353
Minnesota 1 11   .083     3 13   .188
Northwestern 1 11   .083     3 14   .176
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1926–27 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team represented the University of Michigan in intercollegiate college basketball during the 1926–27 season. The team played its home games at Yost Arena on the school's campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The team won the Western Conference Championship outright.[1][2] The team was led by captain Ed Chambers and All-American Bennie Oosterbaan.[3][4]

Players[edit]

  • Samuel Babcock, Detroit, MI
  • Albert H. Barley, Marion, IN
  • Edward W. Chambers, Niles, MI - team captain, guard, and varsity letter winner
  • Lawrence G. Clemmons, Sturgis, MI - forward and aMa letter winner
  • Samuel E. Gawne, Lakewood, OH - forwards and aMa letter winner
  • Frank Harrigan, Grand Rapids, MI - forward and varsity letter winner
  • Franklin C. Kuenzel, Grand Rapids, MI - guard and varsity letter winner
  • James F. Martin, Detroit, MI
  • Ernie McCoy, Detroit, MI - center and varsity letter winner
  • John Molenda, Detroit, MI
  • Herman Z. Nyland, Grand Haven, MI - center and aMa letter winner
  • Bennie Oosterbaan, Muskegon, MI - forward and varsity letter winner
  • Wilbur E. Petrie, Huntington, IN - guards and varsity letter winner
  • Nathan N. "Nat" Rasnick, Newark, NJ - forwards and varsity letter winner
  • Robert D. Reason, Detroit, MI - guard and aMa letter winner
  • Wayne M. Schroeder, Battle Creek, MI - guard and varsity letter winner
  • Joe Truskowski, Detroit, MI - guards and varsity letter winner
  • John Dallas Whittle, Chicago, IL - forward and aMa letter winner

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big Ten Basketball 2009–10 Media Guide". CBS Interactive. p. 54. Retrieved 2010-09-02. 
  2. ^ 2007–08 Men's Basketball Media Guide. University of Michigan. 2007. p. 10. 
  3. ^ "All-Time Accolades". MGoBlue.com. CBS Interactive. pp. 9–10. 
  4. ^ "All-Time Accolades". MGoBlue.com. CBS Interactive. pp. 4–7.