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1955-56 Missouri Valley Conference Season Summary

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Record: 111-70, .613 W-L% (2nd of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Houston

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Houston)

Ranked in First AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Oklahoma State)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 HoustonR 9 3 .750 19 7 .731
2 Saint Louis  8 4 .667 18 7 .720
2 Oklahoma State  8 4 .667 18 9 .667
4 Wichita State  7 5 .583 14 12 .538
5 Tulsa  4 8 .333 16 10 .615
6 Detroit Mercy  3 9 .250 13 12 .520
6 Bradley  3 9 .250 13 13 .500

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
Oklahoma State             20 20             19
Houston                     18 14 18 17  
Saint Louis   17         17 17 11 11 17   19    
Tulsa         15                    

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Houston lost (89-70) versus Kansas State (West Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Houston lost (89-74) versus Southern Methodist (West Regional)