Celebrating 32 years of DaveDawg's 'JUST THE FACTS'
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Where Champions Are Made And Success Is Tradition
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WINS
OHIO'S NUMBER 1 RANKED WINNING
BOYS BASKETBALL PROGRAM 

2017's end of season script is flipped from its start
Work for the junior class begins in earnest

 117th Season of Bulldog Basketball

Ohio's #1 Ranked All-Time Winning Boys Basketball Program
104 Winning Seasons (Most in USA)
#1 in overall winning percentile of top teams in the USA

 

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CANTON McKINLEY 70, WARREN HARDING 60

Friday, February 17, 2017 atMemorial Field House

 

 
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MASSILLON PERRY vs CANTON McKINLEY
Friday, December 8, 2017 at Perry Hiogh School
 

 

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COPLEY 76, CANTON McKINLEY 62

OHSAA Division 1 Tournament Canton Sectional Championship

Saturday, March 4, 2017 at copley High School

 

 
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CANTON McKINLEY 41, AKRON Y.M.C.A. 41
in the 1907 regular season
 
 
CURRENT STREAK
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Regular season
LOST 1
Federal League
LOST 1
Home Games
WON 1
Away Games
LOST 2
vs. Massillon
LOST 1
OHSAA Tourn
LOST 1
in Final Four
WON 2

 McKinley Basketball Accomplishments

3-TIME OHSAA STATE CHAMPIONS
2006, 2005, 1984
8-TIME OHSAA STATE RUNNERS-UP
1987, 1974, 1969, 1956, 1943, 1940, 1931, 1928
11 APPEARANCES IN STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
2006, 2005, 1987, 1984, 1974, 1969, 1956, 1943, 1940, 1931, 1928
23 APPEARANCES IN FINAL FOUR
2006, 2005, 2004, 2002, 1998, 1992, 1990, 1987, 1984, 1975, 1974, 1969, 1964, 1956, 1954, 1951, 1945, 1943, 1940, 1937, 1931, 1930, 1928
28 APPEARANCES IN STATE TOURNAMENT
2006, 2005, 2004, 2002, 1998, 1992, 1990, 1987, 1984, 1975, 1974, 1969, 1964, 1956, 1954, 1951, 1945, 1943, 1941, 1940, 1938, 1937, 1936, 1931, 1930, 1929, 1928, 1924
18-TIME REGION CHAMPIONS
2006, 2005, 2004, 2002, 1998, 1992, 1990, 1987, 1984, 1975, 1974, 1969, 1964, 1956, 1954, 1951, 1945, 1943
40 APPEARANCES IN THE ELITE 8
2016, 2012, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1992, 1990, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1984, 1983, 1981, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1969, 1968, 1964, 1963, 1961, 1956, 1954, 1951, 1948, 1945, 1943, 1941, 1940, 1938, 1937, 1936, 1931, 1930, 1929, 1928, 1924
48 APPEARANCES IN THE SWEET 16
2016, 2012, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1992, 1990, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1984, 1983, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1971, 1969, 1968, 1964, 1963, 1961, 1957, 1956, 1954, 1951, 1948, 1945, 1943, 1941, 1940, 1938, 1937, 1936, 1931, 1930, 1929, 1928, 1925, 1924
33-TIME DISTRICT CHAMPIONS
2016, 2012, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1992, 1990, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1984, 1983, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1971, 1969, 1968, 1964, 1963, 1961, 1957, 1956, 1954
55-TIME SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS
2016, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1954, 1953, 1951, 1948, 1945, 1943
8-TIME #1, ASSOCIATED PRESS POLL CHAMPIONS
2006, 2005, 1992, 1981, 1976, 1974, 1966, 1965
31 APPEARANCES IN FINAL TOP 10 ASSOCIATED PRESS POLL
2006 (1), 2005 (1), 2004 (9), 2000 (10), 1998 (6), 1997 (5), 1995 (6), 1993 (5), 1992 (1), 1991 (5), 1990 (2), 1988 (3), 1987 (4), 1986 (10), 1984 (2), 1983 (3), 1981 (1), 1980 (7), 1976 (1), 1975 (2), 1974 (1), 1971 (3), 1970 (4), 1969 (2), 1966 (1), 1965 (1), 1964 (2), 1963 (10), 1956 (4), 1955 (3), 1954 (6)
The AP Basketball Poll began in 1950, The Bulldogs have also been ranked just below the top 10 in the final poll 6 times.
5-TIME UNDEFEATED REGULAR SEASON
1981, 1976, 1974, 1965, 1940
30-TIME TWENTY WINS (OR MORE) SEASONS
2016, 2006, 2005, 2004, 1998, 1997, 1992, 1990, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1984, 1983, 1981, 1980, 1970, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1969, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1956, 1954, 1945, 1943, 1940, 1931
17-TIME A SINGLE LOSS SEASON
2005, 1992, 1990, 1988, 1983, 1979, 1975, 1970, 1969, 1966, 1964, 1945, 1941, 1923, 1919, 1903 
3-TIME FEDERAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS (2004-2016)
2012, 2006, 2005

#GoPups

 

McKinley's record of games played in Memorial Field House

 661-144

Current streak, WON 2

 
 

McKinley's record of games played in Canton Civic Center

 179-39

Current streak, WON 2

 
 

McKinley's record of games played in Tournaments

 340-99

 Current streak, LOST 2

 
 

McKinley's record of games played in The Federal League

 94-56

 Current streak, LOST 1

 

#GoPups

Inside the numbers with boys basketball
25
LONGEST ALL-TIME WINNING STREAK
1974, Bob Rupert and 1980, Ken Newlon head coaches
38
LONGEST WINNING STREAK (Regular Season)
1975-1977, Bob Rupert and Don Everett head coaches
8
LONGEST ALL-TIME LOSING STREAK
2012, Keith Noftz and 2008, Greg Malone head coaches
8
LONGEST LOSING STREAK (Regular Season)
2012 Keith Noftz and 2008, Greg Malone head coaches
14
LONGEST WINNING STREAK (Tournament)
2005-2006, Dave Hoover head coach
8
LONGEST LOSING STREAK (Tournament)
1931-1934, Dwight Peabody and Jimmy Aiken head coaches
45
LONGEST WINNING STREAK AT HOME
1989-1994, Dave Cady head coach
6
LONGEST LOSING STREAK AT HOME
2008, Greg Malone head coach
18
LONGEST WINNING STREAK AWAY GAMES (Regular Season)
1983-1985, Mike Riley head coach
8
LONGEST LOSING STREAK AWAY GAMES (Regular Season)
1933, Dwight Peabody head coach
121
MOST POINTS SCORED IN A GAME (Regular Season)
1909 vs. Salem (a 121-5 win)
108
MOST POINTS SCORED IN A GAME (Tournament)
1976, vs. Mogadore Field (a 108-45 win)
1
FEWEST POINTS IN A GAME (Regular Season)
1922, Cleveland University School 11, McKinley 1
2
FEWEST POINTS IN A GAME (Tournament)
1924, McKinley 2, Akron North 0
92
MOST POINTS SCORED BY AN OPPONENT
2012 - Dayton Dunbar 92, McKinley 58 (Keith Noftz, head coach)
20
MOST GAMES WON IN A SINGLE SEASON (Regular Season)
1981, (20-0) Ken Newlon head coach
27
MOST GAMES WON IN A SINGLE SEASON (Reg. & Tourn.)
1984, (27-1) Mike Riley head coach
16
MOST GAMES LOST IN A SINGLE REGULAR SEASON
2013, (6-16) Keith Noftz head coach
17
MOST GAMES LOST IN A SINGLE SEASON (Reg. & Tourn.)
2013, (6-17) Keith Noftz head coach
28
MOST GAMES PLAYED IN A SINGLE SEASON (Reg. & Tourn.)
1984, Mike Riley and 1987 Dave Cady head coaches
5
MOST OVERTIME PERIODS PLAYED
1980, McKinley 72-Canton South 69 in district championship
104
WINNING SEASONS OF McKINLEY BASKETBALL
McKinley has only experienced ten losing seasons, 2013, 2008, 2001, 1953, 1952, 1939, 1933, 1919, 1911, 1906, 1901