1914–15 Missouri Tigers men's basketball team

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1914–15 Missouri Tigers men's basketball
Conference Big Eight Conference
1914–15 record 8–6 (6–6 MVIAA)
Head coach Eugene Van Gent
Home arena Rothwell Gymnasium
Seasons
« 1913–14 1915–16 »

The 1914–15 Missouri Tigers men's basketball team represented University of Missouri in the 1914–15 college basketball season. The team was led by first year head coach Eugene Van Gent. The captain of the team was George Palfreyman.

Missouri finished with an 8–6 record overall and a 6–6 record in the Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association. This was good enough for a 3rd place finish in the regular season conference standings.

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
January 16*
Tarkio W 29–11  1–0

Columbia, Missouri
January 17*
Central Methodist W 39–23  2–0

Columbia, Missouri
February 8
Washington University W 52–18  3–0
(1–0)

Columbia, Missouri
February 9
Washington University W 28–16  4–0
(2–0)

Columbia, Missouri
February 16
at Kansas State W 26–16  5–0
(3–0)

Manhattan, Kansas
February 17
at Kansas State W 26–19  6–0
(4–0)

Manhattan, Kansas
February 19
at Kansas L 19–44  6–1
(4–1)

Lawrence, Kansas
February 20
at Kansas L 23–42  6–2
(4–2)

Lawrence, Kansas
February 24
Kansas L 22–33  6–3
(4–3)

Columbia, Missouri
February 25
Kansas L 26–40  6–4
(4–4)

Columbia, Missouri
March 1
Kansas State L 19–28  6–5
(4–5)

Columbia, Missouri
March 2
Kansas State W 32–16  7–5
(5–5)

Columbia, Missouri
March 5
at Washington University L 23–26  7–6
(5–6)

St. Louis, Missouri
March 6
at Washington University W 29–28  8–6
(6–6)

St. Louis, Missouri
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Standard Time.

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