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1955-56 Kentucky Wildcats
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 20-6, .769 W-L% (21st of 166)
Conference: 12-2, 2nd in SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Adolph Rupp (20-6)

PS/G: 84.5 (9th of 166) ▪ PA/G: 69.3 (38th of 166)
SRS: 12.05 (16th of 166) ▪ SOS: -0.35 (87th of 166)

NCAA Tournament:
Won Midwest Regional Semifinal (84-64) versus Wayne State (MI)
Lost Midwest Regional Final (89-77) versus Iowa

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
2 12 9 13 6 5 4 3 8 7 7 8 12 9 9

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 @ Louisiana State SEC W 62 52 1 0 W 1 John Parker Memorial Coliseum
2 Sat, Dec 10, 1955 REG Temple Ind L 61 73 1 1 L 1 Memorial Coliseum
3 Mon, Dec 12, 1955 REG DePaul Ind W 71 69 2 1 W 1 Memorial Coliseum
4 Thu, Dec 15, 1955 REG @ Maryland ACC W 62 61 3 1 W 2 Cole Fieldhouse
5 Sat, Dec 17, 1955 REG Idaho PCC W 91 49 4 1 W 3 Memorial Coliseum
6 Tue, Dec 20, 1955 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 72 65 5 1 W 4 Memorial Coliseum
7 Wed, Dec 21, 1955 REG Dayton (4) Ind L 74 89 5 2 L 1 Memorial Coliseum
8 Wed, Dec 28, 1955 REG @ Saint Louis MVC W 101 80 6 2 W 1 Kiel Auditorium
9 Sat, Jan 7, 1956 REG Georgia Tech SEC W 104 51 7 2 W 2 Memorial Coliseum
10 Thu, Jan 12, 1956 REG Tulane SEC W 85 63 8 2 W 3 Memorial Coliseum
11 Sat, Jan 14, 1956 REG Louisiana State SEC W 107 65 9 2 W 4 Memorial Coliseum
12 Sat, Jan 21, 1956 REG @ Tennessee SEC W 95 68 10 2 W 5 Alumni Memorial Gymnasium
13 Sat, Jan 28, 1956 REG @ Vanderbilt (7) SEC L 73 81 10 3 L 1 Memorial Gymnasium
14 Mon, Jan 30, 1956 REG @ Georgia Tech SEC W 84 62 11 3 W 1 Heisman Gymnasium
15 Wed, Feb 1, 1956 REG Duke (10) ACC W 81 76 12 3 W 2 Memorial Coliseum
16 Sat, Feb 4, 1956 REG @ Auburn SEC W 82 81 13 3 W 3 Garrett Coliseum
17 Mon, Feb 6, 1956 REG @ Florida SEC W 81 70 14 3 W 4 Florida Gymnasium
18 Sat, Feb 11, 1956 REG Mississippi SEC W 88 49 15 3 W 5 Memorial Coliseum
19 Mon, Feb 13, 1956 REG Mississippi State SEC W 86 65 16 3 W 6 Memorial Coliseum
20 Sat, Feb 18, 1956 REG @ DePaul Ind L 79 81 16 4 L 1 Chicago Stadium
21 Mon, Feb 20, 1956 REG Vanderbilt (6) SEC W 76 55 17 4 W 1 Memorial Coliseum
22 Sat, Feb 25, 1956 REG @ Alabama (7) SEC L 77 101 17 5 L 1 Garrett Coliseum
23 Mon, Feb 27, 1956 REG Georgia SEC W 143 66 18 5 W 1 Jefferson County Armory
24 Sat, Mar 3, 1956 REG Tennessee SEC W 101 77 19 5 W 2 Memorial Coliseum
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
25 Fri, Mar 16, 1956 NCAA N Wayne State (MI) Ind W 84 64 20 5 W 3
26 Sat, Mar 17, 1956 NCAA N Iowa (4) Big Ten L 77 89 20 6 L 1