1913–14 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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1913–14 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
Wisconsin Badgers logo.svg
Helms Foundation National Champions
Premo-Porretta National Champions
Western Conference Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
1913–14 record 15–0 (12–0 Big Ten)
Head coach Walter Meanwell
Home arena Red Gym
Seasons
1913–14 Western Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Wisconsin 12 0   1.000     15 0   1.000
Ohio State 5 1   .833     11 4   .733
Chicago 8 4   .667     19 9   .679
Illinois 7 3   .700     9 4   .692
Northwestern 5 5   .500     11 6   .647
Minnesota 4 8   .333     4 11   .267
Purdue 3 9   .250     5 9   .357
Iowa 1 5   .167     9 7   .563
Indiana 1 11   .083     2 12   .143
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1913–14 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison. The head coach was Walter Meanwell, coaching his third season with the Badgers. The team played their home games at the Red Gym in Madison, Wisconsin and was a member of the Western Conference. The team finished the season with a 15–0 record and was retroactively named the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and the Premo-Porretta Power Poll.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/13/1913*
Knox (IL) W 48–15  1–0
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
12/18/1913*
Beloit (WI) W 45–15  2–0
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
1/06/1914*
Parsons (IA) W 50–0  3–0
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
1/10/1914
at Illinois W 26–25  4–0 (1–0)
Kenney Gym 
Urbana, IL
1/12/1914
at Indiana W 57–15  5–0 (2–0)
Men's Gymnasium 
Bloomington, IN
1/17/1914
Minnesota W 28–7  6–0 (3–0)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
1/24/1914
at Chicago W 16–14  7–0 (4–0)
Bartlett Gymnasium 
Chicago, IL
2/10/1914
Northwestern W 38–9  8–0 (5–0)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
2/13/1914
Purdue W 25–20 OT 9–0 (6–0)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
2/17/1914
at Northwestern W 33–26  10–0 (7–0)
Patten Gymnasium 
Evanston, IL
2/20/1914
Illinois W 29–16  11–0 (8–0)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
2/24/1914
Indiana W 46–24  12–0 (9–0)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
2/28/1914
at Minnesota W 27–9  13–0 (10–0)
Minnesota Armory 
Minneapolis, MN
3/06/1914
Chicago W 25–18  14–0 (11–0)
Red Gym 
Madison, WI
3/10/1914
Purdue W 27–13  15–0 (12–0)
Memorial Gymnasium 
West Lafayette, IN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ ESPN, ed. (2009). ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia: The Complete History of the Men's Game. New York, NY: ESPN Books. p. 533. ISBN 978-0-345-51392-2. 
  2. ^ Wisconsin Record Book