1943–44 Iowa State Cyclones men's basketball team

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1943–44 Iowa State Cyclones men's basketball
Big Six Regular Season Co-Champions
Final Four vs. Utah, L, 40–31
Conference Big Six
1943–44 record 14–4 (9–1 Big Six)
Head coach Louis Menze
Home arena State Gymnasium
Seasons

The 1943–44 Iowa State Cyclones men's basketball team represented Iowa State College in the 1943–44 college basketball season. The team was led by 16th-year head coach Louis Menze. In 1942–43, the Cyclones finished 7–9 overall (2–8 in the Big Six Conference). There were no captains for the season.

Big Six Conference standings[edit]

# Team Conference Pct. Overall Pct.
1 Iowa State
9–1
.900
14–4
.778
2 Oklahoma
9–1
.900
16–8
.667
3 Kansas
5–5
.500
17–9
.654
4 Missouri
5–5
.500
10–9
.526
5 Kansas State
1–9
.100
6–16
.273
6 Nebraska
1–9
.100
2–13
.133

Player stats[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; MPG= Minutes per Game; SPG= Steals per Game; RPG = Rebounds per Game; APG. = Assists per Game; BPG = Blocks per Game; PPG = Points per Game

Player GP MPG SPG RPG APG BPG PPG
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Schedule[edit]

Big 6 Conference Standing: T-1st
Date Opponent* Rank* Location Time# Result Overall Conference
Regular Season Games
December 4, 1943 Iowa Pre-Flight Ames, IA W 31–29 1–0 0–0
December 18, 1943 Minnesota Minneapolis, MN L 31–28 1–1 0–0
December 31, 1943 Drake Ames, IA W 43–20 2–1 0–0
January 3, 1944 Kansas State Manhattan, KS W 42–33 3–1 1–0
January 8, 1944 Nebraska Ames, IA W 56–24 4–1 2–0
January 16, 1944 Ottumwa Naval Ames, IA W 60–37 5–1 2–0
January 17, 1944 Iowa Pre-Flight Iowa City, IA L 33–27 5–2 2–0
January 22, 1944 Missouri Ames, IA W 41–25 6–2 3–0
January 29, 1944 Kansas Ames, IA W 40–29 7–2 4–0
February 5, 1944 Oklahoma Norman, OK W 41–29 8–2 5–0
February 9, 1944 Drake Des Moines, IA W 64–36 9–2 5–0
February 11, 1944 Kansas State Ames, IA W 47–20 10–2 6–0
February 14, 1944 Nebraska Ames, IA W 58–35 11–2 7–0
February 21, 1944 Missouri Columbia, MO W 43–32 12–2 8–0
February 28, 1944 Oklahoma Ames, IA L 44–30 12–3 8–1
March 3, 1944 Kansas Lawrence, KS W 47–25 13–3 9–1
NCAA Tournament
March 24, 1944 Pepperdine Kansas City, MO W 44–39 14–3 9–1
March 25, 1944 Utah Kansas City, MO L 40–31 14–4 9–1
*Rank according to ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll. #All times are in CST. Conference games in BOLD.

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