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1955-56 Iowa Hawkeyes Schedule and Results

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Overall: 20-6, .769 W-L% (33rd of 166)
Conference: 13-1, 1st in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bucky O'Connor (20-6)

PS/G: 77.7 (44th of 166) ▪ PA/G: 69.9 (42nd of 166)
SRS: 15.08 (4th of 166) ▪ SOS: 7.32 (9th of 166)

NCAA Tournament:
Won Midwest Regional Semifinal (97-83) versus Morehead State
Won Midwest Regional Final (89-77) versus Kentucky
Won National Semifinal (83-76) versus Temple
Lost National Final (83-71) versus San Francisco

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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
4 4 10 6     20 13 19 17 15 13 10 5 4

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 Sun, Dec 4, 1955 REG Nebraska Big 7 W 60 51 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Dec 9, 1955 REG Southern Methodist SWC W 80 62 2 0 W 2
3 Mon, Dec 12, 1955 REG @ Colorado Big 7 L 57 60 2 1 L 1
4 Sat, Dec 17, 1955 REG Loyola Marymount WCC W 84 61 3 1 W 1
5 Tue, Dec 27, 1955 REG @ Washington PCC L 71 76 3 2 L 1
6 Thu, Dec 29, 1955 REG @ Stanford PCC L 52 54 3 3 L 2
7 Fri, Dec 30, 1955 REG @ California PCC L 45 70 3 4 L 3
8 Sat, Jan 7, 1956 REG Michigan State Big Ten L 64 65 3 5 L 4
9 Mon, Jan 9, 1956 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten W 88 73 4 5 W 1
10 Sat, Jan 14, 1956 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 84 62 5 5 W 2
11 Sat, Jan 21, 1956 REG @ Michigan Big Ten W 78 67 6 5 W 3
12 Mon, Jan 23, 1956 REG @ Purdue Big Ten W 67 63 7 5 W 4
13 Sat, Feb 4, 1956 REG Wichita State MVC W 98 86 8 5 W 5
14 Mon, Feb 6, 1956 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 78 74 9 5 W 6
15 Sat, Feb 11, 1956 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 70 65 10 5 W 7
16 Mon, Feb 13, 1956 REG Purdue Big Ten W 88 75 11 5 W 8
17 Sat, Feb 18, 1956 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 80 66 12 5 W 9
18 Mon, Feb 20, 1956 REG @ Indiana Big Ten W 87 83 13 5 W 10
19 Sat, Feb 25, 1956 REG @ Minnesota Big Ten W 83 73 14 5 W 11
20 Mon, Feb 27, 1956 REG Northwestern Big Ten W 86 68 15 5 W 12
21 Sat, Mar 3, 1956 REG Illinois Big Ten W 96 72 16 5 W 13
22 Mon, Mar 5, 1956 REG Indiana Big Ten W 84 73 17 5 W 14
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
23 Fri, Mar 16, 1956 NCAA N Morehead State OVC W 97 83 18 5 W 15
24 Sat, Mar 17, 1956 NCAA N Kentucky SEC W 89 77 19 5 W 16
25 Fri, Mar 23, 1956 NCAA N Temple Ind W 83 76 20 5 W 17
26 Sat, Mar 24, 1956 NCAA N San Francisco WCC L 71 83 20 6 L 1