1898–99 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team

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1898–99 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball
Conference Independent
1898–99 record 7–4
Head coach James Naismith
Seasons
1899–1900 »
The 1899 University of Kansas basketball team, with Dr. James Naismith at the back, right.
1898–99 collegiate men's basketball independents standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Bloomsburg       10 0   1.000
Illinois State       2 0   1.000
Nebraska       4 0   1.000
Notre Dame       2 0   1.000
Syracuse       1 0   1.000
Wabash       2 0   1.000
Widener       1 0   1.000
West Chester       11 1   .917
Allegheny       8 1   .889
Yale       9 2   .818
Hiram       4 1   .800
Ohio State       12 4   .750
Temple       18 6   .750
Wisc.–Stevens Point       6 2   .750
Macalester       7 3   .700
Kansas       7 4   .636
North Dakota State       2 2   .500
Washington       1 1   .500
Mount Union       2 3   .400
Penn State       2 3   .400
Bucknell       3 5   .375
Geneva       3 6   .333
Westminster College       2 4   .333
Cornell       1 3   .250
Butler       0 2   .000
Grove City       0 2   .000
Michigan State       0 2   .000
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1899 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team represented the University of Kansas in its first season of collegiate basketball. The head coach was Dr. James Naismith, the inventor of the game, who served his 1st year.

Schedule[edit]

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Date
Time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
City, State
1899/02/03*
no, no
at Kansas City YMCA L 5–16  0–1
Kansas City, MO 
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1899/02/10*
no, no
Topeka YMCA W 31–6  1–1
Lawrence, KS 
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1899/02/18*
no, no
Lawrence YMCA W 14–4  2–1
Lawrence, KS 
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1899/02/25*
no, no
Kansas City YMCA W 17–14  3–1
Lawrence, KS 
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1899/03/03*
no, no
at Topeka YMCA W 27–17  4–1
Topeka, KS 
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1899/03/08*
no, no
at Topeka YMCA W 23–12  5–1
Topeka, KS 
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1899/03/23*
no, no
Haskell W 29–8  6–1
Lawrence, KS 
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1899/03/27*
no, no
at Kansas City Athletic Club L 5–19  6–2
Kansas City, MO 
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1899/03/30*
no, no
at Independence L 15–21  6–3
Independence, MO 
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1899/03/31*
no, no
at Independence L 10–22  6–4
Independence, MO 
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1899/04/03*
no, no
at William Jewell W 19–3  7–4
Liberty, MO 
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*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Standard Time.

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