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1955-56 Houston Cougars Schedule and Results

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Overall: 19-7, .731 W-L% (37th of 166)
Conference: 9-3, 1st in MVC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Alden Pasche (19-7)

PS/G: 77.2 (49th of 166) ▪ PA/G: 71.0 (56th of 166)
SRS: 11.31 (23rd of 166) ▪ SOS: 5.12 (25th of 166)

NCAA Tournament:
Lost West Regional Semifinal (89-74) versus Southern Methodist
Lost West Regional Third Place (89-70) versus Kansas State

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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
                    18 14 18 17  

Schedules prior to the 1996-97 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Fri, Dec 9, 1955 REG N Valparaiso Ind L 80 84 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Dec 10, 1955 REG N Texas Christian SWC W 101 58 1 1 W 1
3 Wed, Dec 14, 1955 REG @ Texas A&M SWC W 78 44 2 1 W 2
4 Fri, Dec 16, 1955 REG Detroit Mercy MVC W 89 76 3 1 W 3
5 Sat, Dec 17, 1955 REG Detroit Mercy MVC W 86 84 4 1 W 4
6 Wed, Dec 21, 1955 REG Kansas State Big 7 W 86 79 5 1 W 5
7 Mon, Jan 2, 1956 REG Wichita State MVC W 82 77 6 1 W 6
8 Sat, Jan 7, 1956 REG Saint Louis MVC L 73 76 6 2 L 1
9 Mon, Jan 9, 1956 REG Oklahoma City Ind W 78 64 7 2 W 1
10 Thu, Jan 12, 1956 REG @ Tulsa MVC W 69 60 8 2 W 2
11 Sat, Jan 14, 1956 REG @ Oklahoma State MVC L 44 63 8 3 L 1
12 Mon, Jan 23, 1956 REG Tulsa MVC W 71 62 9 3 W 1
13 Wed, Jan 25, 1956 REG @ Miami (FL) Ind W 95 77 10 3 W 2
14 Sat, Feb 4, 1956 REG Texas A&M SWC W 105 74 11 3 W 3
15 Thu, Feb 9, 1956 REG @ Bradley MVC W 82 70 12 3 W 4
16 Sat, Feb 11, 1956 REG @ Saint Louis MVC W 67 66 13 3 W 5
17 Sat, Feb 18, 1956 REG Oklahoma State MVC W 62 60 14 3 W 6
18 Mon, Feb 20, 1956 REG Bradley MVC W 68 53 15 3 W 7
19 Sat, Feb 25, 1956 REG @ Wichita State MVC L 72 82 15 4 L 1
20 Mon, Feb 27, 1956 REG @ Oklahoma City Ind L 67 76 15 5 L 2
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
21 Fri, Mar 16, 1956 NCAA N Southern Methodist SWC L 74 89 15 6 L 3
22 Sat, Mar 17, 1956 NCAA N Kansas State Big 7 L 70 89 15 7 L 4