What was the name of the college when Duke played their first basketball game? Trinity University
The first women's college basketball game was played in 1892, between the University of California and Miss Head's School. Mount Holyoke and Sophie Newcomb College began playing women's basketball in 1893.
The first game ever in college basketball was played 1/18/1896
The game of basketball was invented by James Naismith, back in 1892. It was in 1893, that the first college basketball game was played. It was between New Brighton and Geneva College. The first game was held in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, home of Geneva College Golden Tornados
The game of basketball was invented by James Naismith, back in 1892. It was in 1893, that the first college basketball game was played. It was between New Brighton and Geneva College. The first game was held in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, home of the Geneva College Golden Tornados
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Basketball was first played in a college. The first game, 1891, was in the Y.M.C.A college of physical education, Springfield, U.S.A and they used peach basket suspended as the nets, hence the name BASKETball
The first women's college basketball game was March 21, 1982 at Smith College.
The first women's basketball game was played in 1892 at Smith College. It wasn't quite organized, however, as they were playing against YMCA teams.
The first ever college basketball game was played on; January 18, 1896, when the University of Iowa invited student athletes from the new University of Chicago for an experimental game. Final score: Chicago 15, Iowa 12,
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Kansas Jayhawks. The coaches were Phog Allen and James Naismith. The first basketball teams were:1891,Dec21 - 18 students play 1st college basketball game (Springfield College, Massachusetts).1892, Jan20 - The first official basketball game was played by students at the Springfield, MA YMCA Training School.1894, Jan27 - The University of Chicago played its first college basketball game, defeating the Chicago YMCA Training School 19-11. The University of Chicago was the first basketball team to play a full schedule of games, winding up with a 6-1 record.1895, Feb09 - The first college basketball game was played as Minnesota State School of Agriculture defeated the Porkers of Hamline College, 9-3.1896, Jan16 - The first five-player college basketball game was played at Iowa City, Iowa. The University of Chicago defeated the University of Iowa by the score of 15-12.1896, Dec10 - Intercollegiate basketball was played for the first time as Wesleyan University defeated Yale, 4-3, in New Haven, Connecticut.
December 21st, 1891 is the first day basketball was played.
The first professional basketball game ever played was in 1896, in Trenton, New Jersey.
According to http://www.nyc-architecture.com/MID/MID127.htm, the first college basketball game played at the Garden was in 1934 between Notre Dame and New York University.
The First Game was played in 1891
Basketball can be played either outdoors or indoors. A popular college sport in America.
The first game of basketball was played in 1891.
The first basketball game was played on a dirt court w/ a rock a stick and a hoop
Reportedly, the first basketball game ever played was between the Olmec people of Mexico. Sadly, no statistics are available from that game.
The first game between two colleges was played on January 18, 1896 between the University of Iowa and the University of Chicago. Chicago won 15-12.