Clemson Tigers men's basketball, 1912–19

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The Clemson Tigers men's basketball teams of 1912–1919 represented Clemson Agricultural College in college basketball competition.

1911–12[edit]

1911–12 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
1912 Clemson Tigers basketball team (Taps 1912).png
Conference Independent
1911–12 record 4–0
Head coach Frank Dobson
Seasons
Date Opponent Site Result
February 9 at Furman Greenville, SC W 46–12
February 9 vs. Butler Guards Greenville, SC W 78–6
February 10 at Wofford Spartanburg, SC W 34–23
March 9 Wofford Calhoun, SC W 56–13

1912–13[edit]

1912–13 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
Conference Independent
1912–13 record 9–5
Head coach Frank Dobson
Seasons
Date Opponent Site Result
January 18 Furman Calhoun, SC W 69–19
January 24 Newberry Calhoun, SC W 29–21
January 25 Wofford Calhoun, SC W 40–10
January 31 at Georgia Athens, GA L 15–75
February 1 at Atlanta Agriculture Atlanta, GA L 10–60
February 5 at Charleston Charleston, SC W 38–21
February 5 at Charleston YMCA Charleston, SC W 29–22
February 6 at South Carolina Columbia, SC L 18–39
February 7 at Georgia Tech Crystal Palace • Atlanta, GA W 26–22
February 8 Georgia Tech Calhoun, SC L 11–29
February 14 Wofford Calhoun, SC W 73–23
February 20 at Newberry Newberry, SC W 33–11
February 21 at Wofford Spartanburg, SC L 21–22
February 22 at Furman Greenville, SC W 38–26

1913–14[edit]

1913–14 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
Conference Independent
1913–14 record 1–3
Head coach John O. Erwin
Seasons
Date Opponent Site Result
January 10 Furman Calhoun, SC W 27–10
January 23 at Savannah Savannah, GA L 18–28
January 31 at Atlanta Agriculture Atlanta, GA L 30–45
February 28 at South Carolina Columbia, SC L 16–29

1914–15[edit]

1914–15 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
Conference Independent
1914–15 record 3–5
Head coach John O. Erwin
Seasons
Date Opponent Site Result
February 5 Furman Calhoun, SC W 27–25
February 12 Wofford Calhoun, SC L 17–19
February 18 at Spartanburg YMCA Spartanburg, SC L 20–34
February 19 at Wofford Spartanburg, SC L 23–25
February 20 at Furman Greenville, SC W 27–26
March 4 at Columbia YMCA Columbia, SC L 20–27
March 5 at South Carolina Columbia, SC W 37–29
March 6 at The Citadel Charleston, SC L 20–28

1915–16[edit]

1915–16 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
Conference Independent
1915–16 record 2–6–1
Head coach A. H. Ward
Seasons
Date Opponent Site Result
January 20 at Newberry Newberry, SC L 32–58
January 21 at South Carolina Columbia, SC L 20–41
January 22 at Erskine Due West, SC W 22–20
February 1 Presbyterian Calhoun, SC T 39–39
February 4 at Presbyterian Clinton, SC L 28–34
February 5 at Wofford Spartanburg, SC L 28–37
February 17 Erskine Calhoun, SC W 72–13
February 21 Wofford Calhoun, SC L 23–46
February 26 Newberry Calhoun, SC L 24–34

1916–17[edit]

1916–17 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
Conference Independent
1916–17 record 8–2
Head coach Country Morris
Home arena YMCA Building
Seasons

The team began playing in the newly constructed YMCA Building (today known as Holtzendorff Hall)

Date Opponent Site Result
January 18 College of Charleston YMCA Building • Calhoun, SC W 65–16
January 23 at Presbyterian Clinton, SC W 32–22
January 24 at South Carolina Columbia, SC L 19–34
February 2 at Greenville YMCA Greenville, SC W 36–30
February 9 at Wofford Spartanburg, SC W 36–31
February 10 at Newberry Newberry, SC L 26–30
February 17 Newberry YMCA Building • Calhoun, SC W 37–29
February 22 South Carolina YMCA Building • Calhoun, SC W 51–27
February 23 Presbyterian YMCA Building • Calhoun, SC W 59–23
February 26 Wofford YMCA Building • Calhoun, SC W 37–24

1917–18[edit]

1917–18 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
Conference Independent
1917–18 record 3–2
Head coach Jiggs Donahue
Home arena YMCA Building
Seasons
Date Opponent Site Result
February 1 Presbyterian YMCA Building • Calhoun, SC W 63–22
February 15 Wofford YMCA Building • Calhoun, SC W 50–22
February 22 Newberry YMCA Building • Calhoun, SC W 64–23
March 1 at Presbyterian Clinton, SC L 23–34
March 2 at Davidson Davidson, NC L 24–36

1918–19[edit]

1918–19 Clemson Tigers men's basketball
Conference Independent
1918–19 record 3–1
Head coach Jiggs Donahue
Home arena YMCA Building
Seasons

An influenza epidemic on campus cut the season short.

Date Opponent Site Result
January 22 Wofford YMCA Building • Calhoun, SC W 34–31
January 31 at Georgia Athens, GA L 12–31
February 1 at Atlanta Athletic Club Atlanta, GA W 60–11
February 15 Piedmont YMCA Building • Calhoun, SC W 73–34

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