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1956-57 Michigan State Spartans Schedule and Results

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Overall: 16-10, .615 W-L% (68th of 167)
Conference: 10-4, 1st in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Forddy Anderson (16-10)

PS/G: 74.2 (64th of 167) ▪ PA/G: 70.1 (60th of 167)
SRS: 11.65 (10th of 167) ▪ SOS: 7.58 (4th of 167)

NCAA Tournament:
Won Mideast Regional Semifinal (85-83) versus Notre Dame
Won Mideast Regional Final (80-68) versus Kentucky
Lost National Semifinal (74-70) versus North Carolina
Lost National Third Place (67-60) versus San Francisco

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AP Poll Summary

12/11 12/18 12/26 1/2 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
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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 1, 1956 REG Iowa State Big 7 L 53 60 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Dec 8, 1956 REG Brigham Young MSAC W 79 61 1 1 W 1
3 Mon, Dec 17, 1956 REG @ Butler Ind L 79 83 1 2 L 1
4 Sat, Dec 22, 1956 REG Marquette Ind W 92 65 2 2 W 1
5 Thu, Dec 27, 1956 REG N Nebraska Big 7 W 79 65 3 2 W 2
6 Fri, Dec 28, 1956 REG N Colorado Big 7 L 87 90 3 3 L 1
7 Sat, Dec 29, 1956 REG N Oklahoma Big 7 W 76 74 OT 4 3 W 1
8 Sat, Jan 5, 1957 REG Purdue Big Ten L 71 72 4 4 L 1
9 Mon, Jan 7, 1957 REG Michigan Big Ten L 69 70 4 5 L 2
10 Tue, Jan 15, 1957 REG @ Notre Dame Ind L 76 86 4 6 L 3
11 Sat, Jan 19, 1957 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten L 51 70 4 7 L 4
12 Sat, Jan 26, 1957 REG @ Minnesota Big Ten W 72 59 5 7 W 1
13 Mon, Jan 28, 1957 REG Ohio State Big Ten W 73 64 6 7 W 2
14 Sat, Feb 2, 1957 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 77 63 7 7 W 3
15 Sat, Feb 9, 1957 REG Illinois Big Ten W 70 64 8 7 W 4
16 Mon, Feb 11, 1957 REG @ Purdue Big Ten W 68 66 9 7 W 5
17 Sat, Feb 16, 1957 REG Iowa Big Ten W 77 67 10 7 W 6
18 Mon, Feb 18, 1957 REG @ Illinois Big Ten W 89 83 11 7 W 7
19 Sat, Feb 23, 1957 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 70 65 12 7 W 8
20 Mon, Feb 25, 1957 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 78 62 13 7 W 9
21 Sat, Mar 2, 1957 REG Indiana Big Ten W 76 61 14 7 W 10
22 Mon, Mar 4, 1957 REG @ Michigan Big Ten L 72 81 14 8 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
23 Fri, Mar 15, 1957 NCAA N Notre Dame Ind W 85 83 15 8 W 1
24 Sat, Mar 16, 1957 NCAA N Kentucky SEC W 80 68 16 8 W 2
25 Fri, Mar 22, 1957 NCAA N North Carolina ACC L 70 74 3OT 16 9 L 1
26 Sat, Mar 23, 1957 NCAA N San Francisco WCC L 60 67 16 10 L 2