1946–47 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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1946–47 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
University of Wisconsin Waving W.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1946–47 record 16–6 (9–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Harold E. Foster
Home arena UW Fieldhouse
Seasons
« 1945–46 1947–48 »
1946–47 Big Nine Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Wisconsin 9 3   .750     16 6   .727
Illinois 8 4   .667     14 6   .700
Indiana 8 4   .667     12 8   .600
Minnesota 7 5   .583     14 7   .667
Michigan 6 6   .500     12 8   .600
Iowa 5 7   .417     12 7   .632
Ohio State 5 7   .417     7 13   .350
Purdue 4 8   .333     9 11   .450
Northwestern 2 10   .167     7 13   .350
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946–1947 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison. The head coach was Harold E. Foster, coaching his thirteenth season with the Badgers. The team played their home games at the UW Fieldhouse in Madison, Wisconsin and was a member of the Big Nine Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Record
Regular Season
12/02/1946* Lawrence (WI) UW FieldhouseMadison, WI W 61–43  1–0
12/07/1946* Marquette UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 65–51  2–0
12/09/1946* at Butler Butler FieldhouseIndianapolis, IN W 60–52  3–0
12/14/1946* Notre Dame UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 53–49 OT 4–0
12/18/1946* Oklahoma UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI L 40–56  4–1
12/21/1946* at Marquette Marquette GymnasiumMilwaukee, WI L 47–55  4–2
12/23/1946* Southern California UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 61–56  5–2
1/01/1947 Illinois UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 53–47  6–2 (1–0)
1/04/1947 at Iowa Iowa Field HouseIowa City, IA W 63–62  7–2 (2–0)
1/11/1947 Indiana UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 70–49  8–2 (3–0)
1/20/1947* at Michigan State Jenison FieldhouseEast Lansing, MI W 58–48  9–2
1/25/1947 at Illinois Huff HallChampaign, IL L 37–63  9–3 (3–1)
1/27/1947 Northwestern UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 45–44  10–3 (4–1)
2/03/1947 Iowa UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 60–53  11–3 (5–1)
2/08/1947 Minnesota UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI W 60–51  12–3 (6–1)
2/10/1947 at Michigan Yost Field HouseAnn Arbor, MI W 52–51  13–3 (7–1)
2/15/1947 vs. Northwestern Chicago StadiumChicago, IL W 54–42  14–3 (8–1)
2/22/1947 Ohio State UW Fieldhouse • Madison, WI L 56–57  14–4 (8–2)
2/24/1947 at Purdue Purdue FieldhouseWest Lafayette, IN W 72–60  15–4 (9–2)
3/01/1947 at Minnesota Minnesota Field HouseMinneapolis, MN L 55–58  15–5 (9–3)
NCAA Tournament
3/20/1947* vs. City College of New York Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
(East Regional - Quarterfinals)
L 70–56  15–6
3/22/1947* vs. Navy Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
(East Regional - Third Place Game)
W 50–49  16–6
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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