1906–07 Chicago Maroons men's basketball team

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1906–07 Chicago Maroons men's basketball
1906-07 UofC Basketball.JPG
Western Conference Co-Champions
Helms Foundation National Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
1906–07 record 21–2 (6–2 Western)
Head coach Joseph Raycroft (1st season)
Captain Albert Houghton
Home arena Bartlett Gymnasium
Seasons
1906–07 Western Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Chicago 6 2   .750     21 2   .913
Minnesota 6 2   .750     10 2   .833
Wisconsin 6 2   .750     11 3   .786
Purdue 2 6   .250     7 8   .467
Illinois 0 8   .000     1 10   .091
Indiana - -       9 5   .643
Iowa - -       5 5   .500
Northwestern - -       1 5   .167
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1906–07 Chicago Maroons men's basketball team represented the University of Chicago in intercollegiate basketball during the 1906–07 season. The team finished the season with a 21–2 record[1] and were named national champions by the Helms Athletic Foundation.[2] This was the first of three consecutive seasons that Chicago claimed the Helms national championship.[2] The team played their home games on campus at Frank Dickinson Bartlett Gymnasium.

Both Albert Houghton and John Schommer were named All-Americans.[3] For Schommer, it was his second straight All-American honor; for Houghton, it was his first and only time being honored.

Roster[edit]

1906–07 Chicago Maroons men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F Frederick H. Falls
Fr Chicago, IL
F James McKeag
Jr Grinnell, IA
C John Schommer
So Chicago, IL
G Harlan "Pat" Page
Fr Chicago, IL
G Arthur Hoffman
Fr Chicago, IL
G Albert Houghton (C)
Sr Milwaukee, WI
F Paul Buhlig
Jr Chicago, IL
C Allan Carter
Jr DeKalb, IL
F William M. Georgen
So Belvidere, IL
G Winston Henry
Fr Chicago, IL
F Edwin Hubble
Fr Marshfield, MO
G Robert Harris
Jr Chicago, IL
Head coach

Joseph Raycroft (University of Chicago) (1st year)

Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

UChicago Athletics Roster

Source[4]

Schedule[edit]

Source[5]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
1/9/1907*
no, no
vs. Lewis W 50-9  1-0 (0-0)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
1/15/1907*
no, no
vs. Armour W 65-16  2-0 (0-0)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
1/19/1907*
no, no
vs. Central YMCA W 26–19  3-0 (0-0)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
1/21/1907
no, no
vs. Northwestern W 34-6  4-0 (0-0)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
1/26/1907
no, no
vs. Wisconsin W 24–14  5-0 (1-0)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
2/2/1907
no, no
@ Illinois W 53–20  6-0 (2-0)
Kenney Gym 
Urbana, IL
2/9/1907
no, no
vs. Purdue W 28–16  7-0 (3-0)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
2/16/1907*
no, no
vs. Central YMCA W 27–15  8-0 (3-0)
Central YMCA 
Chicago, IL
2/23/1907
no, no
vs. Illinois W 35–20  9-0 (4-0)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
3/2/1907
no, no
@ Minnesota W 27–24  10-0 (5-0)
University of Minnesota Armory 
Minneapolis, MN
3/6/1907
no, no
@ Wisconsin L 11–22  10-1 (5-1)
University of Wisconsin Armory and Gymnasium 
Madison, WI
3/9/1907
no, no
@ Purdue W 21–19  11-1 (6-1)
Lafayette Colliseum 
West Lafayette, IN
3/16/1907
no, no
vs. Minnesota L 10–20  11-2 (6-2)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
3/21/1907*
no, no
vs. Marshfield Co. W 32–11  12-2 (6-2)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
3/22/1907
no, no
@ Northwestern W 50–17  13-2 (6-2)
Patten Gymnasium 
Evanston, IL
3/23/1907*
no, no
vs. Central Meteors W 29–16  14-2 (6-2)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
3/23/1907*
no, no
vs. Central YMCA W 22–19  15-2 (6-2)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chicago Maroons season-by-season results". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "NCAA Division I Men's Basketball – NCAA Division I Champions". Rauzulu's Street. 2004. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ "2013–14 Chicago Maroons Men's Basketball Media Guide" (PDF). History. University of Chicago. 2013. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  4. ^ [1], The Cap and Gown
  5. ^ [2], The Cap and Gown
  6. ^ Cap and Gown 1907