1928–29 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team

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1928–29 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball
A blue block M with maize-colored borders and the word Michigan across the middle.
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Western Conference Co-Champion
Conference Big Ten Conference
1928–29 record 13–3 (10–2 Big Nine)
Head coach George F. Veenker
Assistant coach Bennie Oosterbaan
Assistant coach Franklin Cappon
Assistant coach Ray Fisher (Freshman Coach)
Captain Ernie McCoy
Home arena Yost Field House
Seasons
« 1927–28 1929–30 »
1928–29 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Wisconsin 10 2   .833     15 2   .882
Michigan 10 2   .833     13 3   .813
Purdue 9 3   .750     13 4   .765
Northwestern 7 5   .583     12 5   .706
Illinois 6 6   .500     10 7   .588
Ohio State 6 6   .500     9 8   .529
Iowa 5 7   .417     9 8   .529
Indiana 4 8   .333     7 10   .412
Chicago 2 10   .167     5 11   .313
Minnesota 1 11   .083     4 13   .235
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1928–29 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team represented the University of Michigan in intercollegiate college basketball during the 1928–29 season. The team played its home games at Yost Arena on the school's campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The team tied for the Western Conference Championship with the Wisconsin Badgers.[1][2] The team was led by captain Ernie McCoy, who was an All-American.[3][4] George F. Veenker became the only coach in Michigan history to win the conference championship in his first season.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big Ten Basketball 2009–10 Media Guide". CBS Interactive. p. 54. Retrieved 2010-09-02. 
  2. ^ a b 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.