1943–44 Iowa State Cyclones men's basketball team

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1943–44 Iowa State Cyclones men's basketball
Big Six Regular Season Co-Champions
Final Four vs. Utah, L, 40–31
Conference Big Six
1943–44 record 14–4 (9–1 Big Six)
Head coach Louis Menze
Home arena State Gymnasium
Seasons
« 1942–43 1944–45 »

The 1943–44 Iowa State Cyclones men's basketball team represented Iowa State College in the 1943–44 college basketball season. The team was led by 16th-year head coach Louis Menze. In 1942–43, the Cyclones finished 7–9 overall (2–8 in the Big Six Conference). There were no captains for the season.

Big Six Conference standings[edit]

# Team Conference Pct. Overall Pct.
1 Iowa State
9–1
.900
14–4
.778
2 Oklahoma
9–1
.900
16–8
.667
3 Kansas
5–5
.500
17–9
.654
4 Missouri
5–5
.500
10–9
.526
5 Kansas State
1–9
.100
6–16
.273
6 Nebraska
1–9
.100
2–13
.133

Player stats[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; MPG= Minutes per Game; SPG= Steals per Game; RPG = Rebounds per Game; APG. = Assists per Game; BPG = Blocks per Game; PPG = Points per Game

Player GP MPG SPG RPG APG BPG PPG
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Schedule[edit]

Big 6 Conference Standing: T-1st
Date Opponent* Rank* Location Time# Result Overall Conference
Regular Season Games
December 4, 1943 Iowa Pre-Flight Ames, IA W 31–29 1–0 0–0
December 18, 1943 Minnesota Minneapolis, MN L 31–28 1–1 0–0
December 31, 1943 Drake Ames, IA W 43–20 2–1 0–0
January 3, 1944 Kansas State Manhattan, KS W 42–33 3–1 1–0
January 8, 1944 Nebraska Ames, IA W 56–24 4–1 2–0
January 16, 1944 Ottumwa Naval Ames, IA W 60–37 5–1 2–0
January 17, 1944 Iowa Pre-Flight Iowa City, IA L 33–27 5–2 2–0
January 22, 1944 Missouri Ames, IA W 41–25 6–2 3–0
January 29, 1944 Kansas Ames, IA W 40–29 7–2 4–0
February 5, 1944 Oklahoma Norman, OK W 41–29 8–2 5–0
February 9, 1944 Drake Des Moines, IA W 64–36 9–2 5–0
February 11, 1944 Kansas State Ames, IA W 47–20 10–2 6–0
February 14, 1944 Nebraska Ames, IA W 58–35 11–2 7–0
February 21, 1944 Missouri Columbia, MO W 43–32 12–2 8–0
February 28, 1944 Oklahoma Ames, IA L 44–30 12–3 8–1
March 3, 1944 Kansas Lawrence, KS W 47–25 13–3 9–1
NCAA Tournament
March 24, 1944 Pepperdine Kansas City, MO W 44–39 14–3 9–1
March 25, 1944 Utah Kansas City, MO L 40–31 14–4 9–1
*Rank according to ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll. #All times are in CST. Conference games in BOLD.

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