1907–08 Ohio Bobcats men's basketball team

The 1907–08 Ohio Bobcats men's basketball team was the first university sponsored basketball program that represented Ohio University. James C. Jones was hired to coach the new program and played their home games in the basement of Ewing Hall.

1907–08 Ohio Bobcats men's basketball
ConferenceIndependent
Record7–4
Head coach
  • James C. Jones (1st season)
Home arenaEwing Hall
Seasons
1907–08 IAAUS men's basketball independents standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   PCT W   L   PCT
Allegheny   12 0   1.000
Bucknell   12 0   1.000
Cincinnati   9 0   1.000
Wabash   24 0   1.000
Montana State   8 1   .889
Canisius   6 1   .857
Lehigh   6 1   .857
Mount Union   18 3   .857
Georgetown   5 1   .833
Illinois State   5 1   .833
Washington State   12 3   .800
Dayton   10 3   .769
Syracuse   10 3   .769
Army   9 3   .750
Michigan State   15 5   .750
Notre Dame   12 4   .750
Temple   6 2   .750
Dartmouth   11 4   .733
Wake Forest   8 3   .727
Penn State   10 4   .714
Brigham Young   4 2   .667
Holy Cross   12 6   .667
Bradley   9 5   .643
Ohio   7 4   .636
Oregon State   7 4   .636
Fordham   18 12   .600
North Dakota State   6 4   .600
New York University   7 5   .583
Brown   11 8   .579
Oklahoma   4 3   .571
Auburn   5 5   .500
Butler   4 4   .500
Colorado   6 6   .500
Georgia   2 2   .500
Idaho   4 4   .500
Maine   5 5   .500
Navy   2 2   .500
Niagara   6 6   .500
Rhode Island   8 8   .500
Virginia   5 5   .500
Colgate   8 9   .471
Oregon   8 9   .471
Kentucky   5 6   .455
Ohio State   5 6   .455
Manhattan   7 9   .438
Connecticut   6 9   .400
Trinity   2 3   .400
Oklahoma State   2 3   .400
Wyoming   2 3   .400
Vanderbilt   6 10   .375
Arizona   1 2   .333
St. John's (NY)   4 8   .333
West Virginia   3 7   .300
Indiana State   2 6   .250
William & Mary   1 4   .200
Kansas State   1 12   .077
Utah State   0 8   .000
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
*
Parkersburg YMCA W 46–9  1–0
Ewing Hall 
Athens, OH
*
at Parkersburg YMCA W 25–13  2–0
Parkersburg YMCA 
Parkersburg, WV
*
Starling O.M.U. W 45–14  3–0
Ewing Hall 
Athens, OH
*
Capital W 24–16  4–0
Ewing Hall 
Athens, OH
*
West Virginia W 22–20  5–0
Ewing Hall 
Athens, OH
*
Cincinnati L 20–22  5–1
Ewing Hall 
Athens, OH
*
at Wilmington L 16–17  5–2
 
Wilmington, OH
*
at Cincinnati L 10–47  5–3
McMicken Hall 
Cincinnati, OH
*
at Miami (OH) L 8–24  5–4
 
Oxford, OH
*
Kenyon W 33–19  6–4
Ewing Hall 
Athens, OH
*
Bethany W 48–14  74
Ewing Hall 
Athens, OH
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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