1915–16 Missouri Tigers men's basketball team

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1915–16 Missouri Tigers men's basketball
Conference Big Eight Conference
1915–16 record 12–3 (9–2 MVIAA)
Head coach Eugene Van Gent
Home arena Rothwell Gymnasium
Seasons
« 1914–15 1916–17 »

The 1915–16 Missouri Tigers men's basketball team represented University of Missouri in the 1915–16 college basketball season. The team was led by second year head coach Eugene Van Gent. The captain of the team was John Wear.

Missouri finished with a 12–3 record overall and a 9–2 record in the Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association. This was good enough for a 2nd-place finish in the regular season conference standings.

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
January 8*
Northwest Missouri W 49–25  1–0
 
Columbia, Missouri
January 10
Washington (MO) W 45–21  2–0
(1–0)
 
Columbia, Missouri
January 14
at Iowa State W 26–12  3–0
(2–0)
 
Ames, Iowa
January 15
at Iowa State W 21–15  4–0
(3–0)
 
Ames, Iowa
January 20*
Central Methodist W 44–19  5–0
(3–0)
 
Columbia, Missouri
February 9
Kansas W 30–24  6–0
(4–0)
 
Columbia, Missouri
February 10
Kansas W 42–20  7–0
(5–0)
 
Columbia, Missouri
February 16*
Oklahoma W 50–20  8–0
(5–0)
 
Columbia, Missouri
February 17*
Oklahoma L 28–29  8–1
(5–0)
 
Columbia, Missouri
February 18
at Washington (MO) W 23–17  9–1
(6–0)
 
St. Louis, Missouri
February 19
at Washington (MO) W 41–19  10–1
(7–0)
 
St. Louis, Missouri
February 25
at Kansas State L 19–27  10–2
(7–1)
 
Manhattan, Kansas
February 26
at Kansas State W 22–10  11–2
(8–1)
 
Manhattan, Kansas
February 28
at Kansas W 41–10  12–2
(9–1)
 
Lawrence, Kansas
February 29
at Kansas L 19–31  12–3
(9–2)
 
Lawrence, Kansas
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Standard Time.

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