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1953-54 Niagara Purple Eagles Schedule and Results

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Overall: 24-6, .800 W-L% (9th of 160)
Conference: 3-1, 1st in WNY3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Taps Gallagher (24-6)

PS/G: 71.1 (50th of 160) ▪ PA/G: 62.5 (25th of 160)
SRS: 12.53 (15th of 160) ▪ SOS: 3.92 (33rd of 160)

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AP Poll Summary

12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
  18     12 13 18               16

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 5, 1953 REG Fordham Metro NY L 59 77 0 1 L 1
2 Mon, Dec 7, 1953 REG Toledo MAC W 79 62 1 1 W 1
3 Sat, Dec 12, 1953 REG La Salle Ind W 74 66 2 1 W 2
4 Wed, Dec 16, 1953 REG Syracuse Ind W 90 62 3 1 W 3
5 Sat, Dec 26, 1953 REG @ St. John's (NY) Metro NY W 70 69 4 1 W 4
6 Mon, Dec 28, 1953 REG N La Salle Ind W 69 50 5 1 W 5
7 Wed, Dec 30, 1953 REG N Duquesne Ind L 61 66 5 2 L 1
8 Sat, Jan 2, 1954 REG Arizona BIAA W 79 46 6 2 W 1
9 Sat, Jan 9, 1954 REG St. Bonaventure WNY3 W 82 58 7 2 W 2
10 Sat, Jan 16, 1954 REG Duquesne Ind L 53 61 7 3 L 1
11 Sat, Jan 23, 1954 REG @ Canisius WNY3 L 46 53 7 4 L 2
12 Fri, Jan 29, 1954 REG @ Holy Cross Ind L 85 93 7 5 L 3
13 Tue, Feb 2, 1954 REG @ Syracuse Ind W 90 70 8 5 W 1
14 Sat, Feb 6, 1954 REG @ St. Bonaventure WNY3 W 79 65 9 5 W 2
15 Tue, Feb 9, 1954 REG Siena Ind W 74 50 10 5 W 3
16 Sat, Feb 13, 1954 REG N St. John's (NY) Metro NY W 67 64 11 5 W 4
17 Thu, Feb 18, 1954 REG @ New York University Metro NY W 72 54 12 5 W 5
18 Sat, Feb 20, 1954 REG @ Georgetown Ind W 69 56 13 5 W 6
19 Tue, Mar 2, 1954 REG @ Colgate Ind W 65 57 14 5 W 7
20 Sat, Mar 6, 1954 REG Canisius WNY3 W 74 54 15 5 W 8
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
21 Mon, Mar 8, 1954 NIT N Dayton Ind W 77 74 16 5 W 9
22 Thu, Mar 11, 1954 NIT N Duquesne Ind L 51 66 16 6 L 1
23 Sat, Mar 13, 1954 NIT N Western Kentucky OVC W 71 65 17 6 W 1