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1954-55 La Salle Explorers
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 26-5, .839 W-L% (11th of 162) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Kenneth Loeffler (26-5)

PS/G: 77.3 (46th of 162) ▪ PA/G: 64.7 (24th of 162)
SRS: 18.40 (3rd of 162) ▪ SOS: 5.80 (24th of 162)

NCAA Tournament:
Won East First Round (95-61) versus West Virginia
Won East Regional Semifinal (73-46) versus Princeton
Won East Regional Final (99-64) versus Canisius
Won East National Semifinal (76-73) versus Iowa
Lost National Final (77-63) versus San Francisco

AP Poll Summary

12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1 Final
1 1 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 3 3 3 3 3

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 Sun, Dec 5, 1954 REG @ Loyola (LA) Ind W 85 71 1 0 W 1 The Field House
2 Sat, Dec 11, 1954 REG @ Niagara (8) WNY3 W 76 75 2 0 W 2 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
3 Wed, Dec 15, 1954 REG @ Lafayette Ind W 76 60 3 0 W 3 Alumni Gym
4 Sat, Dec 18, 1954 REG N Utah (15) MSAC L 69 79 3 1 L 1 DeGray Gymnasium
5 Tue, Dec 21, 1954 REG N Southern California (13) PCC W 49 38 4 1 W 1
6 Wed, Dec 22, 1954 REG @ Kentucky (1) SEC L 54 63 4 2 L 1 Memorial Coliseum
7 Mon, Dec 27, 1954 REG N Syracuse Ind W 103 54 5 2 W 1
8 Wed, Dec 29, 1954 REG N UCLA (15) PCC W 85 77 6 2 W 2
9 Fri, Dec 31, 1954 REG N Duquesne (8) Ind L 65 67 6 3 L 1
10 Sun, Jan 2, 1955 REG @ Saint Louis MVC W 88 79 7 3 W 1 Kiel Auditorium
11 Wed, Jan 12, 1955 REG Muhlenburg Ind W 88 79 8 3 W 2 Wister Hall
12 Sat, Jan 22, 1955 REG @ North Carolina State (2) ACC L 73 76 8 4 L 1 Reynolds Coliseum
13 Sat, Jan 29, 1955 REG N Saint Joseph's Ind W 82 56 9 4 W 1 Convention Hall
14 Wed, Feb 2, 1955 REG @ Georgetown Ind W 85 58 10 4 W 2 McDonough Gymnasium
15 Sat, Feb 5, 1955 REG Georgetown Ind W 74 46 11 4 W 3 Convention Hall
16 Thu, Feb 10, 1955 REG @ Manhattan Metro NY W 76 62 12 4 W 4 Madison Square Garden (III)
17 Sat, Feb 12, 1955 REG Richmond Southern W 91 80 13 4 W 5 Convention Hall
18 Sat, Feb 19, 1955 REG @ Muhlenburg Ind W 85 71 14 4 W 6 Memorial Hall
19 Wed, Feb 23, 1955 REG @ Fordham Metro NY W 64 49 15 4 W 7 Rose Hill Gym
20 Sat, Feb 26, 1955 REG N Temple Ind W 59 57 16 4 W 8 Convention Hall
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
21 Tue, Mar 8, 1955 NCAA N West Virginia (19) Southern W 95 61 17 4 W 9
22 Fri, Mar 11, 1955 NCAA N Princeton Ivy W 73 46 18 4 W 10
23 Sat, Mar 12, 1955 NCAA N Canisius WNY3 W 99 64 19 4 W 11
24 Fri, Mar 18, 1955 NCAA N Iowa (5) Big Ten W 76 73 20 4 W 12
25 Sat, Mar 19, 1955 NCAA N San Francisco (1) WCC L 63 77 20 5 L 1