1915–16 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team

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1915–16 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball
Georgetown Hoyas alternate logo.svg
Conference Independent
1915–16 record 9–6
Head coach John O'Reilly (2nd year)
Captain Matt Donnelly (1st year)
Home arena Ryan Gymnasium
Seasons
« 1914–15 1916–17 »

The 1915–16 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team represented Georgetown University during the 1915-16 NCAA Division I college basketball season. John O'Reilly coached the team in his second season as head coach.[1] Georgetown was an independent and played its home games at Ryan Gymnasium on the Georgetown campus in Washington, D.C.,[2] and finished the season with a record of 9-6.

Season recap[edit]

Georgetown defeated crosstown rival George Washington twice this season, giving the Hoyas a four-game winning streak against George Washington dating to the previous season. The streak would reach 19 wins before George Washington suspended the series after the 1923-24 season.[3][4][5]

Roster[edit]

Sources[6][7]

Georgetown players did not wear numbers on their jerseys this season. The first numbered jerseys in Georgetown men‍ '​s basketball history would not appear until the 1933-34 season.[6]

Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
Mike Berardini N/A N/A F Fr. Washington, DC, U.S. Georgetown Preparatory School
(North Bethesda, MD)
Ed Cashin N/A N/A F So. N/A N/A
Joe Cavanaugh N/A N/A F Fr. N/A N/A
Gerald "Gerry" Curry N/A N/A G Sr. N/A N/A
Matt Donnelly N/A N/A G Sr. N/A N/A
[first name unknown] Hertel N/A N/A G N/A N/A N/A
Harry "King" Kelley N/A N/A G Sr. Buffalo, NY, U.S. Lafayette HS
Don Keresey N/A N/A G So. N/A N/A
Leo Klauberg N/A N/A F Sr. N/A N/A
Carroll McGuire N/A N/A G So. N/A N/A
Jim McNulty N/A N/A C So. N/A N/A
Jim O'Boyle N/A N/A G Fr. N/A N/A
Bob O'Lone N/A N/A F So. N/A N/A
Robert "Bob" Scott N/A N/A C N/A N/A N/A
Jimmy Sullivan N/A N/A F So. N/A N/A

1915–16 schedule and results[edit]

Sources[5][8][9][10]

Date
Time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
City, State
Regular Season
Wed., Dec. 15, 1915
no, no
Mount St. Joseph W 36–35  1-0
Ryan Gymnasium
Washington, DC
Sat., Dec. 18, 1915
no, no
at Brooklyn Polytechnic W 21–19  2-0
N/A
New York, NY
Mon., Dec. 20, 1915
no, no
at Seton Hall L 29–36  2-1
N/A
South Orange, NJ
Tue., Dec. 21, 1915
no, no
at New York University L 15–47  2-2
N/A
New York, NY
Wed., Dec. 22, 1915
no, no
at St. John's L 17–26  2-3
N/A
New York, NY
Mon., Jan. 10, 1916
no, no
New York University L 22–43  2-4
Ryan Gymnasium
Washington, DC
Thu., Jan. 13, 1916
no, no
George Washington W 27–23  3-4
Ryan Gymnasium
Washington, DC
Wed., Jan. 19, 1916
no, no
at Loyola Maryland W 26–22  4-4
N/A
Baltimore, MD
Sat., Jan. 22, 1916
no, no
at Navy L 15–29  4-5
Dahlgren Hall
Annapolis, MD
Fri., Jan. 28, 1916
no, no
Brooklyn Polytechnic W 20–17  5-5
Ryan Gymnasium
Washington, DC
Sat., Jan. 29, 1916
no, no
George Washington W 29–19  6-5
Ryan Gymnasium
Washington, DC
Thu., Feb. 10, 1916
no, no
Virginia Tech L 27–30  6-6
Ryan Gymnasium
Washington, DC
Sat., Feb. 12, 1916
no, no
West Virginia Wesleyan W 35–21  7-6
Ryan Gymnasium
Washington, DC
Thu., Feb. 17, 1916
no, no
Randolph–Macon W 45–12  8-6
Ryan Gymnasium
Washington, DC
Sat., Feb. 26, 1916
no, no
Gallaudet W 34–24  9-6
Ryan Gymnasium
Washington, DC
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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