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1955-56 Atlantic Coast Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 122-83, .595 W-L% (5th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 5.14 (4th of 18) ▪ SOS: 1.95 (5th of 18)

Regular Season Champion: UNC and North Carolina State
Conf. Tournament Champion: North Carolina State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (North Carolina State)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(North Carolina State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Duke, UNC, North Carolina State and Wake Forest)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 North Carolina State 11 3 .786 24 4 .857 82.6 70.8 15.1 3.2 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 North Carolina 11 3 .786 18 5 .783 80.0 71.0 12.1 3.1 Reg. Season Champion
3 Wake Forest 10 4 .714 19 9 .679 80.7 75.2 9.9 4.4
4 Duke 10 4 .714 19 7 .731 80.6 69.0 15.0 3.4
5 Maryland 7 7 .500 14 10 .583 66.2 64.7 4.9 3.4
6 South Carolina 3 11 .214 9 14 .391 77.6 80.0 -4.1 -1.8
7 Virginia 3 11 .214 10 17 .370 73.5 79.5 -5.5 0.6
8 Clemson 1 13 .071 9 17 .346 85.5 91.0 -6.2 -0.7

AP Poll Summary

School 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/6 Final
North Carolina State 3 2 2 3 2 3 3 4 4 4 5 6 5 2 2
North Carolina - 16 6 4 5 9 9 8 9 12 10 9 8 15 13
Wake Forest - - - - - 18 - - - - - - 20 18 16
Duke - - 14 8 11 6 7 10 10 8 11 11 11 19 17
Clemson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Maryland - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
South Carolina - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
North Carolina State lost (79-78) versus Canisius (East Regional)