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1956 NCAA Tournament

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National Champion: San Francisco
Final Four: Iowa, San Francisco, SMU and Temple
Most Outstanding Player:

Number of Schools: 25

NCAA Brackets: EastFar WestMidwestWestFinal Four

Click point total for box score, if available.

East Regional

New York, NY
Temple 74

Philadelphia, PA
Temple 65

Philadelphia, PA
Temple 60

Temple

Holy Cross 72

 

UConn 84

UConn 59

New York, NY
Manhattan 75

   

Dartmouth 61

Philadelphia, PA
Dartmouth 58

Canisius 58

New York, NY
West Virginia 59

 

Canisius 79

Canisius 66

New York, NY
North Carolina State 78

East Third Place
Dartmouth 85, UConn 64