Syracuse Basketball 1920-1929  
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Season Results
Team Record 130-58 0.691
Post Season None
Style
Syracuse played a lot of man to man defense. Positions weren't well defined as the same player easily switched from guard to forward to center. Star players still did most the shooting, though everyone shot their own free throws. Defense was very rugged and physical. The basketball team was loaded with football and baseball stars throughout the decade.
   
Player of the Decade Vic Hanson. Easily the best athlete at Syracuse in the first half of the century, having been inducted into the basketball and football Hall of Fames, and named a three time All-American.
Best Individual Season
Vic Hanson 1925-26. The All-American led the Orangemen to a 19-1 record and the National Championship, scoring a then school record 282 points (which wouldn't be broken for two decades).
   
Best Team
1925-26. National Champion team with a 19-1 record, and a lot of talent.
   
Top Scorer Vic Hanson 762 points
Top Rebounder n/a
Top Assists n/a
Coaches (2)

Ed Dollard 5 years 60-41 .594

  Lew Andreas 5 years 70-17 .839
All Decade Team  
Guard
Gotch Carr
Guard
Charlie Lee
Forward
Vic Hanson
Forward
Ken Lavin
Center
Pete MacRae
Honorable Mentions Bill Eisemann
   
Best Shooter Vic Hanson
Fan Favorite Vic Hanson
Most Exciting Player Vic Hanson
Best Defensive Player Charlie Lee

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