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1955-56 Canisius Golden Griffins
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 19-7, .731 W-L% (30th of 166)
Conference: 4-0, 1st in WNY3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joseph Curran (19-7)

PS/G: 79.0 (33rd of 166) ▪ PA/G: 71.0 (54th of 166)
SRS: 9.67 (28th of 166) ▪ SOS: 1.59 (67th of 166)

NCAA Tournament:
Won East First Round (79-78) versus North Carolina State
Won East Regional Semifinal (66-58) versus Dartmouth
Lost East Regional Final (60-58) versus Temple

AP Poll Summary

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
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Schedules prior to the 1995-96 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Sat, Dec 3, 1955 REG Syracuse Ind W 87 75 1 0 W 1 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
2 Sat, Dec 10, 1955 REG Louisville Ind L 82 98 1 1 L 1 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
3 Tue, Dec 13, 1955 REG Bradley MVC L 66 73 1 2 L 2 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
4 Wed, Dec 14, 1955 REG @ Washington (MO) Ind L 63 68 1 3 L 3 Francis Field House
5 Sat, Dec 17, 1955 REG Richmond Southern W 106 79 2 3 W 1 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
6 Thu, Dec 29, 1955 REG Lafayette Ind W 91 70 3 3 W 2 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
7 Sat, Dec 31, 1955 REG Georgia Tech SEC L 82 86 3 4 L 1 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
8 Mon, Jan 2, 1956 REG N St. Bonaventure WNY3 W 77 47 4 4 W 1
9 Wed, Jan 4, 1956 REG @ Fordham Metro NY W 71 63 5 4 W 2 Rose Hill Gym
10 Sat, Jan 7, 1956 REG @ St. Bonaventure WNY3 W 74 73 6 4 W 3 Butler Memorial Gym
11 Sat, Jan 14, 1956 REG Dayton (2) Ind L 73 82 6 5 L 1 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
12 Sat, Jan 21, 1956 REG Niagara WNY3 W 78 58 7 5 W 1 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
13 Sat, Jan 28, 1956 REG Creighton Ind W 81 65 8 5 W 2 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
14 Sat, Feb 4, 1956 REG Boston College Ind W 90 60 9 5 W 3 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
15 Tue, Feb 7, 1956 REG St. Bonaventure WNY3 W 86 71 10 5 W 4 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
16 Sun, Feb 12, 1956 REG Manhattan Metro NY L 85 87 10 6 L 1 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
17 Tue, Feb 14, 1956 REG @ Bowling Green State MAC W 85 72 11 6 W 1 Men's Gym
18 Sat, Feb 18, 1956 REG Holy Cross (16) Ind W 71 60 12 6 W 2 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
19 Tue, Feb 21, 1956 REG Villanova Ind W 89 81 13 6 W 3 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
20 Sat, Feb 25, 1956 REG Detroit Mercy MVC W 96 75 14 6 W 4 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
21 Tue, Feb 28, 1956 REG @ Syracuse Ind W 76 73 15 6 W 5 Onondaga County War Memorial
22 Sat, Mar 3, 1956 REG @ Niagara WNY3 W 64 62 16 6 W 6 Gallagher Center
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
23 Mon, Mar 12, 1956 NCAA N North Carolina State (2) ACC W 79 78 4OT 17 6 W 7
24 Fri, Mar 16, 1956 NCAA N Dartmouth Ivy W 66 58 18 6 W 8
25 Sat, Mar 17, 1956 NCAA N Temple (15) Ind L 58 60 18 7 L 1