1916–17 Missouri Tigers men's basketball team

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1916–17 Missouri Tigers men's basketball
Conference Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1916–17 record 12–4 (10–4 MVIAA)
Head coach John F. Miller
Home arena Rothwell Gymnasium
Seasons
« 1915–16 1917–18 »

The 1916–17 Missouri Tigers men's basketball team represented the University of Missouri in the 1916–17 college basketball season. The team was led by first year head coach John Miller. The captain of the team was Fred Williams.

Missouri finished with a 12–4 record overall and a 10–4 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 6*
Central Methodist W 47–21  1–0
 
Columbia, Missouri
January 12
Iowa State W 28–25  2–0
(1–0)
 
Columbia, Missouri
January 13
Iowa State L 21–24  2–1
(1–1)
 
Columbia, Missouri
January 19
Washington University W 36–22  3–1
(2–1)
 
Columbia, Missouri
January 20
Washington University W 30–20  4–1
(3–1)
 
Columbia, Missouri
February 2*
Kansas City Poly W 52–20  5–1
(3–1)
 
Columbia, Missouri
February 6
at Kansas L 23–24  5–2
(3–2)
 
Lawrence, Kansas
February 7
at Kansas W 26–17  6–2
(4–2)
 
Lawrence, Kansas
February 9
at Nebraska W 18–16  7–2
(5–2)
 
Lincoln, Nebraska
February 10
at Nebraska W 18–7  8–2
(6–2)
 
Lincoln, Nebraska
February 21
Kansas W 24–20  9–2
(7–2)
 
Columbia, Missouri
February 22
Kansas W 38–15  10–2
(8–2)
 
Columbia, Missouri
March 5
Kansas State L 22–26  10–3
(8–3)
 
Columbia, Missouri
March 6
Kansas State L 27–32  10–4
(8–4)
 
Columbia, Missouri
March 8
at Washington University W 23–19  11–4
(9–4)
 
St. Louis, Missouri
March 9
at Washington University W 31–22  12–4
(10–4)
 
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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