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1955-56 Southwest Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 83-86, .491 W-L% (15th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 0.53 (8th of 18) ▪ SOS: 1.74 (7th of 18)

Regular Season Champion: SMU

NCAA Tournament: 1 (SMU)

Ranked in First AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(SMU)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 Southern MethodistRF 12 0 1.000 25 4 .862 78.3 68.7 13.6 4.0
2 Arkansas  9 3 .750 11 12 .478 67.9 63.8 5.5 1.4
3 Rice  8 4 .667 19 5 .792 79.4 70.1 8.2 -1.1
4 Texas  5 7 .417 12 10 .545 76.3 74.8 1.3 -0.2
5 Baylor  3 9 .250 6 17 .261 65.6 71.2 -3.2 2.4
5 Texas A&M  3 9 .250 6 18 .250 67.8 81.1 -10.7 2.6
7 Texas Christian  2 10 .167 4 20 .167 62.3 76.5 -11.1 3.1

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
Southern Methodist - - - - - - 19 18 17 15 12 12 9 8 7
Arkansas - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Baylor - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rice - - - 17 18 - - - - - - - - - -
Texas - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas A&M - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas Christian - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

National Third Place
Southern Methodist lost (90-81) versus Temple

First Round
Southern Methodist won (68-67) versus Texas Tech (West Regional)

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

Regional Final
Southern Methodist won (84-63) versus Oklahoma City (West Regional)

National Semifinal
Southern Methodist lost (86-68) versus San Francisco