MEN'S BASKETBALL GAME FOOTAGE, 1935-1949

1935/1936 | 1939/1940 | 1940/1941 | 1945/1946 | 1946/1947 | 1947/1948 | 1948/1949 | 1949/1950

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1935/36 Season

Title: Wisconsin
Date: 12/21/1935
Time: 11:16
Film Quality/Color (Original):
Very Good; b/w
Sound:
No
Footage available as: 16mm, S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage.  Unclear what portion of game footage represents. Subtitle at 5:34 indicates second half. 

Notes: Home game vs. Wisconsin.  Final score 46-21 Wisconsin.  Highlights: Roy McMahon (7 points); Paul Sokody (4 points); James Rasmusen (4 points).

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1939/40 Season

Title: Wisconsin
Date:
12/16/1939
Time:
16:35
Film Quality/Color (Original):
Very Good; b/w
Sound:
No
Footage available as:
16mm, S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage.  Unclear what portion of game footage represents.

Notes: Home game vs. Wisconsin.  Final score 41-28 Marquette.  Highlights: Bobby Deneen (14 points).

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1940/41 Season

Title: Notre Dame
Date: 3/8/1941
Time: 11:32
Film Quality/Color (Original):
Very Good; b/w
Sound: No
Footage available as: 16mm, 1/2" VHS (Box 8), 3/4" U-Matic (Box 6), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage.

Notes: Home game vs. Notre Dame.  Final score 44-39 Notre Dame.  Highlights: Mike Poja (9 points); Bernol Ketchum (6 points).


Title: Wisconsin
Date: 12/20/1941
Time: 25:24
Film Quality/Color (Original):
 Very Good; b/w
Sound: No
Footage available as: 16mm, 1/2" VHS (Box 8), S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage.  Unclear what portion of game footage represents.

Notes: Home game vs. Wisconsin.  Final score 36-25 Wisconsin.  Highlights: Al Skat (5 points); Matt Reichl (4 points).

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1945/46 Season

Title: Wisconsin
Date: 12/8/1945
Time: 22:09
Film Quality/Color (Original):
 Excellent; b/w
Sound: No
Footage available as: 16mm, 1/2" VHS (Box 8), S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage.  Unclear what portion of game footage represents.

Notes: Away game vs. Wisconsin.  Final score 42-32 Wisconsin.  Highlights: Howie Kallenberger (9 points).

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1946/47 Season

Title: Wisconsin
Date:
12/21/1946
Time:
27:19
Film Quality/Color (Original):
Good; b/w 
Sound:  No
Footage available as: 16mm, S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage.  Unclear what portion of game footage represents.

Notes: Home game vs. Wisconsin.  Final score 55-47 Marquette.  Highlights: Eddie Sadowiski (16 points); Gene Berce (13 points).


Title: Indiana
Date:
12/23/1946
Time:
27:25
Film Quality/Color (Original):
Excellent; b/w 
Sound: No
Footage available as: 16mm, S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage.  Unclear what portion of game footage represents.

Notes: Home game vs. Indiana.  Final score 74-50 Indiana.  Highlights: Mel Peterson (9 points).


Title: Michigan
Date:
12/31/1946
Time:
28:16
Film Quality/Color (Original):
Good; b/w
Sound: No
Footage available as: 16mm, S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage.  Unclear what portion of game footage represents.

Notes: Home game vs. Michigan.  Final score 70-64 Michigan.  Highlights: Gene Berce (13 points); Eddie Sadowiski (11 points).


Title: Notre Dame
Date: 3/8/1947
Time: 27:36
Film Quality/Color (Original): Very Good; b/w
Sound: No
Footage available as: 16mm, S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage.  Unclear what portion of game footage represents.

Notes: Home game vs. Notre Dame.  Final score 73-68 Notre Dame.  Highlights: Gene Berce (24 points).

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1947/48 Season

Title: Wisconsin
Date: 12/31/1947
Time: 18:42
Film Quality/Color (Original): Very Good; b/w
Sound: No
Footage available as: 16mm, S-VHS (portions on 2 separate tapes) (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage. Unclear what portion of game footage represents. At time of conversion to DVD, staff discovered that footage of this game (approx. 6:45) was originally included, but not described, on a VHS tape with the 12/21/1946 game. Research indicates that other footage originally described as 12/06/1947 cannot have been that game and appears to be from this 12/31/1947 game instead.  This footage has been dubbed with the earlier, clearly identified 6:45 of footage on the DVD copy.

Notes: Home game vs. Wisconsin. Final Score 67-60 Wisconsin. Highlights: Gene Berce (24 points); Joe Faupl (14 points).


Title: Notre Dame
Date: 3/6/1948
Time: 28:24
Film Quality/Color (Original): Poor (dark); b/w
Sound: No
Footage available as: 16mm, S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage.  Unclear what portion of game footage represents.

Notes: Home game vs. Notre Dame.  Final score 76-62 Notre Dame.  Final minutes of footage depict trophy presentation to Gene Berce, who was named on the Notre Dame all-opponent team the same week.  Highlights: Gene Berce (35 points).

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1948/49 Season

Title: Wisconsin
Date: 12/31/1948
Time: 40:50
Film Quality/Color (Original): Very good; b/w
Sound: No
Footage available as: 16mm, S-VHS (portions) (Box 1), 3/4" U-Matic (portions) (Box 6), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage. Unclear what portion of game footage represents. At time of conversion to DVD, staff discovered that what appears to be the footage from the end of this game (approx. 9:15) was originally included, but not described, on a VHS tape with the 12/21/1946 game. This footage has been dubbed with the remainder of the U-Matic footage on the DVD copy.

Notes: Home game vs. Wisconsin.  Final score 60-34 Wisconsin.  Highlights: Frank McCabe (8 points); John "Jack" Myers (8 points).


Title: Michigan State
Date: 02/05/1949
Time: 16:30
Film Quality/Color (Original): Good; b/w
Sound: No
Footage available as: 16mm, S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage.  Unclear what portion of game footage represents.

Notes: Home game vs. Michigan State.  Final score 59-42 Marquette.  13:45 into footage award is presented to Ben Van Alstyne, Michigan State's basketball coach, for serving as their coach for 23 years.  Highlights: Frank McCabe (13 points); Joe Faupl (11 points).


Title: Notre Dame
Date: 02/08/1949
Time: 11:10
Film Quality/Color (Original): Poor (dark); b/w
Sound:  No
Footage available as: 16mm, S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)

Description:
Training footage.  Unclear what portion of game footage represents.

Notes: Away game vs. Notre Dame.  Final score 71-64 Notre Dame.  Highlights: Frank McCabe (22 points); Joe Faupl (14 points).

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1949/50 Season

Title: Unidentified Basketball Game  
Date: 1949/1950
Time: 8:20
Film Quality/Color (Original): Very Good; b/w
Footage available as: 16mm (Reel 1, b/w, 400 ft.), DVD (Box 19)
Sound: No

Description: 7 minutes of game footage against unidentified opponent. One minute of footage at the beginning shows date and title shots for 1949-1950 season games that were probably intended to be cut and spliced onto the appropriate game footage.


Title: Wisconsin
Date: 12/17/1949
Time: 41:08
Film Quality/Color (Original): Good; b/w
Sound: No
Footage available as: 16mm, 3/4" U-Matic (Box 6), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage.

Notes: Away game vs. Wisconsin.  Final score 62-45 Wisconsin.  Highlights: Pancho Ramirez (15 points); Russell "Russ" Geldmacher (11 points).


Title: University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA)
Date: 12/31/1949
Time: 11:08
Film Quality/Color (Original): Good; b/w
Sound: No
Footage available as: 16mm, 1/2" VHS (Box 8), S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
 

Description: Training footage.  Unclear what portion of game footage represents.

Notes: Home game vs. UCLA.  Final score 68-52 UCLA.  Highlights: Richard "Dick" Peterson (8 points).


Title: Loyola
Date: 01/11/1950
Time: 5:32
Film Quality/Color (Original): Very Good; b/w
Footage available as: 16mm, S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
Sound: No

Description: Training footage.  Unclear what portion of game footage represents.

Notes: Home game vs. Loyola.  Final score 59-56 Loyola.  Highlights: Richard "Dick" Peterson (14 points); Eugene "Gene" Schramka (12 points).


Title: Michigan State
Date: 01/13/1950
Time: 5:37
Film Quality/Color (Original): Good (color cast problems); b/w
Footage available as: 16mm, S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
Sound: No

Description: Training footage.  Appears to be from final minutes of game.

Notes: Away game vs. Michigan State.  Final score 81-64 Michigan State.  Highlights: Richard "Dick" Peterson (17 points).


Title: Wayne State
Date: 01/14/1950
Time: 5:44
Film Quality/Color (Original): Very Good (color cast problems); b/w
Footage available as: 16mm, S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
Sound: No

Description: Training footage.  Appears to be from final minutes of game.

Notes: Away game vs. Wayne State.  Final score 54-50 Wayne State.  Highlights: Melvin "Mel" Peterson (13 points); Richard "Dick" Peterson (10 points).


Title: University of Detroit
Date: 01/30/1950
Time: 5:38
Film Quality/Color (Original): Very Good; b/w
Footage available as: 16mm, S-VHS (Box 1), DVD (Box 19)
Sound: No

Description: Training footage.  Appears to be from final minutes of game.

Notes: Home game vs. University of Detroit.  Final score 64-55 Detroit.  Highlights: Eugene "Gene" Schramka (19 points); Joe Faupl (13 points).

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