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1955-56 Kentucky Wildcats Schedule and Results

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Overall: 20-6, .769 W-L% (33rd of 166)
Conference: 12-2, 2nd in SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Adolph Rupp (20-6)

PS/G: 82.0 (16th of 166) ▪ PA/G: 69.3 (38th of 166)
SRS:SOS:

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

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

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