1938–39 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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1938–39 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
University of Wisconsin Waving W.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1938–39 record 10–10 (4–8 Big Ten)
Head coach Harold E. Foster
Home arena UW Fieldhouse
Seasons
« 1937–38 1939–40 »
1938–39 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Ohio State 10 2   .833     16 7   .696
Indiana 9 3   .750     17 3   .850
Illinois 8 4   .667     14 5   .737
Minnesota 7 5   .583     14 6   .700
Purdue 6 6   .500     12 7   .632
Northwestern 5 7   .417     7 13   .350
Michigan 4 8   .333     11 9   .550
Wisconsin 4 8   .333     10 10   .500
Chicago 4 8   .333     9 11   .450
Iowa 3 9   .250     8 11   .421
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1938–1939 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison. The head coach was Harold E. Foster, coaching his fifth season with the Badgers. The team played their home games at the UW Fieldhouse in Madison, Wisconsin and was a member of the Big Ten Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Record
Regular Season
12/02/1938* Beloit (WI) UW FieldhouseMadison, WI W 41–26  1–0
12/05/1938* Marquette UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 27–26  2–0
12/10/1938* Notre Dame UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 45–39  3–0
12/17/1938* at Marquette Marquette GymnasiumMilwaukee, WI L 27–46  3–1
12/19/1938* at Butler Butler FieldhouseIndianapolis, IN L 21–24  3–2
12/20/1938* at Xavier Schmidt Field HouseCincinnati, OH W 27–26  4–2
1/02/1939* Detroit UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 34–27  5–2
1/07/1939 Iowa UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 28–24  6–2 (1–0)
1/09/1939 Chicago UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI L 18–28  6–3 (1–1)
1/14/1939 at Indiana IU FieldhouseBloomington, IN L 19–43  6–4 (1–2)
1/16/1939 at Michigan Yost Field HouseAnn Arbor, MI W 42–39  7–4 (2–2)
1/21/1939 Illinois UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI L 34–37  7–5 (2–3)
2/04/1939* Michigan State UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 39–37  8–5
2/06/1939 at Purdue Lambert FieldhouseWest Lafayette, IN L 31–39  8–6 (2–4)
2/13/1939 at Northwestern Patten GymnasiumEvanston, IL L 27–37  8–7 (2–5)
2/18/1939 Purdue UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 32–30 OT 9–7 (3–5)
2/20/1939 at Minnesota Minnesota Field HouseMinneapolis, MN L 32–34  9–8 (3–6)
2/25/1939 Ohio State UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI L 38–46  9–9 (3–7)
2/27/1939 Minnesota UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 35–25  10–9 (4–7)
3/04/1939 at Chicago Henry Crown Field HouseChicago, IL L 33–39  10–10 (4–8)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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