1934–35 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team

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1934–35 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball
Georgetown Hoyas alternate logo.svg
Conference Eastern Intercollegiate Conference
1934–35 record 6–13 (1-7 EIC)
Head coach Fred Mesmer (4th year)
Captain Ed Hargaden (1st year)
Home arena Tech Gymnasium
Seasons
« 1933–34 1935–36 »


1934–35 Eastern Intercollegiate Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Pittsburgh 6 2   .750     18 6   .750
West Virginia 6 2   .750     16 6   .727
Temple 5 3   .625     17 7   .708
Carnegie Mellon 2 6   .250     3 6   .333
Georgetown 1 7   .125     6 13   .316

The 1934–35 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team represented Georgetown University during the 1934-35 NCAA Division I college basketball season. Fred Mesmer coached it in his fourth season as head coach.[2] The team was a member of the Eastern Intercollegiate Conference (EIC) and played its home games at Tech Gymnasium on the campus of McKinley Technical High School in Washington, D.C.[3] The team was the least successful of Mesmer's tenure, finishing with a record of 6-13 overall, 1-7 in the EIC.[4]

Season recap[edit]

The team's star during this difficult season was senior forward Ed Hargaden, who led the Hoyas in scoring for the third straight year and in all three seasons of his varsity career. Averaging a career-high 9.2 points per game for the season, he was the first three-year scoring champion for Georgetown since the 1920-21 season. He had averaged 9.8 points per game over his collegiate career.[5]

Hargaden's son, guard Ed Hargaden, Jr., would become the first second-generation Georgetown men's basketball player, playing for Georgetown on the 1957-58, 1958-59, and 1959-60 teams. The Hargadens would be the only father and son to play for the Hoyas until center Patrick Ewing's son, forward Patrick Ewing, Jr., joined the team in the 2006-07 season.[5]

Roster[edit]

Sources[6][7]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
51 Ed Bodine N/A N/A F Jr. N/A N/A
52 Don Gibeau N/A N/A G So. Syracuse, NY, U.S. Christian Brothers Academy
54 Charley Parcells 5'11" N/A F Sr. Hackensack, NJ, U.S. Hackensack HS
55 Leon Esenstadt N/A N/A F Sr. N/A N/A
56 Ed Hargaden N/A N/A F Sr. Syracuse, NY, U.S. Christian Brothers Academy
60 Joe Corless N/A N/A G Sr. N/A N/A
61 John "Jake" Young N/A N/A F Jr. N/A N/A
62 Ben Zola N/A N/A G So. Washington, DC, U.S. Eastern HS
64 James Regis N/A N/A G So. N/A N/A
65 John Loving N/A N/A G Jr. N/A N/A

1934–35 schedule and results[edit]

Sources[8][9][10][11]

Date Opponent Site


Result Record
Regular Season
Wed., Dec. 12, 1934* Western Maryland Tech GymnasiumWashington, DC W 38–34  1-0
Fri., Dec. 14, 1934* at Bucknell Tustin GymnasiumLewisburg, PA W 26–15  2-0
Sat., Dec. 15, 1934 at Carnegie Tech Skibo GymnasiumPittsburgh, PA L 31–43  2-1 (0-1)
Fri., Jan. 11, 1935* at New York University University Heights GymnasiumNew York, NY L 21–37  2-2
Sat., Jan. 12, 1935* at Manhattan Manhattan Gymnasium • New York, NY L 27–33  2-3
Sun., Jan. 13, 1935 at Temple Mitten HallPhiladelphia, PA L 31–37  2-4 (0-2)
Wed., Jan. 16, 1935* at Navy Dahlgren HallAnnapolis, MD L 25–36  2-5
Sat., Jan. 19, 1935* Bucknell Tech Gymnasium • Washington, DC W 37–22  3-5
Sat., Jan. 26, 1935 Carnegie Tech Tech Gymnasium • Washington, DC W 34–30  4-5 (1-2)
Wed., Jan. 30, 1935* at Army Hayes GymnasiumWest Point, NY L 22–29  4-6
Thu., Jan. 31, 1935* at Yale Payne Whitney GymnasiumNew Haven, CT W 32–29  5-6
Fri., Feb. 8, 1935* New York University Tech Gymnasium • Washington, DC L 36–50  5-7
Mon., Feb. 11, 1935 West Virginia Tech Gymnasium • Washington, DC L 16–38  5-8 (1-3)
Wed., Feb. 20, 1935 Temple Tech Gymnasium • Washington, DC L 31–36  5-9 (1-4)
Sat., Feb. 23, 1935 Pittsburgh Tech Gymnasium • Washington, DC L 24–42  5-10 (1-5)
Fri., Mar. 1, 1935* Mount St. Mary's Tech Gymnasium • Washington, DC L 27–30  5-11
Wed., Mar. 6, 1935 at Pittsburgh Pitt Pavilion • Pittsburgh, PA L 25–40  5-12 (1-6)
Thu., Mar. 7, 1935 at West Virginia WVU Field HouseMorgantown, WV L 13–43  5-13 (1-7)
Mon., Mar. 11, 1935* at Maryland Ritchie ColiseumCollege Park, MD W 25–24  6-13
*Non-conference game.

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