1929–30 Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball team

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1929–30 Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball
Pitt Panthers wordmark.svg
Helms Foundation National Champions
Conference Independent
1929–30 record 23–2
Head coach Doc Carlson (8th year)
MVP Chuck Hyatt
Captain Chuck Hyatt
Home arena Pitt Pavilion
Seasons

The 1929–30 Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball team represented the University of Pittsburgh during the 1929–30 NCAA men's basketball season in the United States. The head coach was Doc Carlson, coaching in his eighth season with the Panthers. The team finished the season with a 23–2 record[1] and were named national champions by the Helms Athletic Foundation[2] (two seasons earlier, the Panthers were also named Helms national champions).[2] Chuck Hyatt was named a consensus All-American for the third consecutive season, led the nation in scoring for a second time in his career, and capped off his collegiate career by being named the national player of the year.[3]

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
Regular season
12/7/1929*
Muskingum W 57–30  1–0
Pitt Pavilion 
Pittsburgh, PA
12/13/1929*
at Indiana W 35–31  2–0
The Fieldhouse 
Bloomington, IN
12/14/1929*
at Northwestern W 38–30  3–0
Old Patten Gymnasium 
Evanston, IL
12/16/1929*
at Iowa W 29–21  4–0
Iowa Field House 
Iowa City, IA
12/21/1929*
Grove City W 38–30  5–0
Pitt Pavilion 
Pittsburgh, PA
12/31/1929*
Ohio State W 38–33 OT 6–0
Pitt Pavilion 
Pittsburgh, PA
1/4/1930*
Nebraska W 34–27  7–0
Pitt Pavilion 
Pittsburgh, PA
1/6/1930*
Montana State W 38–37  8–0
Pitt Pavilion 
Pittsburgh, PA
1/8/1930*
at Carnegie Tech W 24–18  9–0
 
Pittsburgh, PA
1/11/1930*
Georgetown W 43–26  10–0
Pitt Pavilion 
Pittsburgh, PA
1/18/1930*
Notre Dame W 33–13  11–0
Pitt Pavilion 
Pittsburgh, PA
1/24/1930*
Carnegie Tech W 49–25  12–0
Pitt Pavilion 
Pittsburgh, PA
2/1/1930*
at Syracuse L 29–40  12–1
Archbold Gymnasium 
Syracuse, NY
2/2/1930*
at Fordham W 31–27  13–1
Rose Hill Gymnasium 
Bronx, NY
2/8/1930*
at Notre Dame W 25–16  14–1
Notre Dame Fieldhouse 
South Bend, IN
2/14/1930*
Penn State W 47–20  15–1
Pitt Pavilion 
Pittsburgh, PA
2/18/1930*
at Washington & Jefferson W 38–30  16–1
 
Washington, PA
2/22/1930*
West Virginia W 21–19  17–1
Pitt Pavilion 
Pittsburgh, PA
2/25/1930*
at Carnegie Tech W 47–22  18–1
 
Pittsburgh, PA
3/1/1930*
at Army W 39–25  19–1
 
West Point, NY
3/4/1930*
at Temple W 40–28  20–1
 
Philadelphia, PA
3/8/1930*
at West Virginia L 25–33  20–2
WVU Fieldhouse 
Morgantown, WV
3/10/1930*
Saint Vincent W 29–28  21–2
Pitt Pavilion 
Pittsburgh, PA
3/12/1930*
Washington & Jefferson W 67–20  22–2
Pitt Pavilion 
Pittsburgh, PA
3/15/1930*
at Penn State W 47–30  23–2
Rec Hall 
University Park, PA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Source[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pittsburgh Panthers season-by-season results". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2014. Retrieved June 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "NCAA Division I Men's Basketball – NCAA Division I Champions". Rauzulu's Street. 2004. Retrieved June 9, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "2013–14 Pittsburgh Panthers Men's Basketball Media Guide". All-Time Scores (p. 171). University of Pittsburgh. 2013. Retrieved June 9, 2014.