1934–35 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team

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1934–35 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball
Georgetown Hoyas logo.svg
Conference Eastern Intercollegiate Conference
1934–35 record 6–13 (1-7 EIC)
Head coach Fred Mesmer (4th year)
Captain Ed Hargaden (1st year)
Home arena Tech Gymnasium
Seasons
« 1933–34 1935–36 »


1934–35 Eastern Intercollegiate Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Pittsburgh 6 2   .750     18 6   .750
West Virginia 6 2   .750     16 6   .727
Temple 5 3   .625     17 7   .708
Carnegie Mellon 2 6   .250     3 6   .333
Georgetown 1 7   .125     6 13   .316
† Postseason conference championship playoff game winner
As of end of 1934-35 season[1]

The 1934–35 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team represented Georgetown University during the 1934-35 NCAA Division I college basketball season. Fred Mesmer coached it in his fourth season as head coach.[2] The team was a member of the Eastern Intercollegiate Conference (EIC) and played its home games at Tech Gymnasium on the campus of McKinley Technical High School in Washington, D.C.[3] The team was the least successful of Mesmer's tenure, finishing with a record of 6-13 overall, 1-7 in the EIC.[4]

Season recap[edit]

The team's star during this difficult season was senior forward Ed Hargaden, who led the Hoyas in scoring for the third straight year and in all three seasons of his varsity career. Averaging a career-high 9.2 points per game for the season, he was the first three-year scoring champion for Georgetown since the 1920-21 season. He had averaged 9.8 points per game over his collegiate career.[5]

Hargaden's son, guard Ed Hargaden, Jr., would become the first second-generation Georgetown men's basketball player, playing for Georgetown on the 1957-58, 1958-59, and 1959-60 teams. The Hargadens would be the only father and son to play for the Hoyas until center Patrick Ewing's son, forward Patrick Ewing, Jr., joined the team in the 2006-07 season.[5]

Roster[edit]

Sources[6][7]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
51 Ed Bodine N/A N/A F Jr. N/A N/A
52 Don Gibeau N/A N/A G So. Syracuse, NY, U.S. Christian Brothers Academy
54 Charley Parcells 5'11" N/A F Sr. Hackensack, NJ, U.S. Hackensack HS
55 Leon Esenstadt N/A N/A F Sr. N/A N/A
56 Ed Hargaden N/A N/A F Sr. Syracuse, NY, U.S. Christian Brothers Academy
60 Joe Corless N/A N/A G Sr. N/A N/A
61 John "Jake" Young N/A N/A F Jr. N/A N/A
62 Ben Zola N/A N/A G So. Washington, DC, U.S. Eastern HS
64 James Regis N/A N/A G So. N/A N/A
65 John Loving N/A N/A G Jr. N/A N/A

1934–35 schedule and results[edit]

Sources[8][9][10][11]

Date
Time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
City, State
Regular Season
Wed., Dec. 12, 1934*
no, no
Western Maryland W 38–34  1-0
Tech Gymnasium 
Washington, DC
Fri., Dec. 14, 1934*
no, no
at Bucknell W 26–15  2-0
Tustin Gymnasium 
Lewisburg, PA
Sat., Dec. 15, 1934
no, no
at Carnegie Tech L 31–43  2-1
(0-1)
Skibo Gymnasium 
Pittsburgh, PA
Fri., Jan. 11, 1935*
no, no
at New York University L 21–37  2-2
University Heights Gymnasium 
New York, NY
Sat., Jan. 12, 1935*
no, no
at Manhattan L 27–33  2-3
Manhattan Gymnasium 
New York, NY
Sun., Jan. 13, 1935
no, no
at Temple L 31–37  2-4
(0-2)
Mitten Hall 
Philadelphia, PA
Wed., Jan. 16, 1935*
no, no
at Navy L 25–36  2-5
Dahlgren Hall 
Annapolis, MD
Sat., Jan. 19, 1935*
no, no
Bucknell W 37–22  3-5
Tech Gymnasium 
Washington, DC
Sat., Jan. 26, 1935
no, no
Carnegie Tech W 34–30  4-5
(1-2)
Tech Gymnasium 
Washington, DC
Wed., Jan. 30, 1935*
no, no
at Army L 22–29  4-6
Hayes Gymnasium 
West Point, NY
Thu., Jan. 31, 1935*
no, no
at Yale W 32–29  5-6
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
Fri., Feb. 8, 1935*
no, no
New York University L 36–50  5-7
Tech Gymnasium 
Washington, DC
Mon., Feb. 11, 1935
no, no
West Virginia L 16–38  5-8
(1-3)
Tech Gymnasium 
Washington, DC
Wed., Feb. 20, 1935
no, no
Temple L 31–36  5-9
(1-4)
Tech Gymnasium 
Washington, DC
Sat., Feb. 23, 1935
no, no
Pittsburgh L 24–42  5-10
(1-5)
Tech Gymnasium 
Washington, DC
Fri., Mar. 1, 1935*
no, no
Mount St. Mary's L 27–30  5-11
Tech Gymnasium 
Washington, DC
Wed., Mar. 6, 1935
no, no
at Pittsburgh L 25–40  5-12
(1-6)
Pitt Pavilion 
Pittsburgh, PA
Thu., Mar. 7, 1935
no, no
at West Virginia L 13–43  5-13
(1-7)
WVU Field House 
Morgantown, WV
Mon., Mar. 11, 1935*
no, no
at Maryland W 25–24  6-13
Ritchie Coliseum 
College Park, MD
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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