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1955-56 Niagara Purple Eagles
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 20-7, .741 W-L% (21st of 166)
Conference: 2-2, 2nd in WNY3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Taps Gallagher (20-7)

PS/G: 73.8 (82nd of 166) ▪ PA/G: 69.3 (40th of 166)
SRS: 6.16 (40th of 166) ▪ SOS: 1.66 (66th of 166)

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
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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 Fordham Metro NY W 72 70 1 0 W 1 Gallagher Center
2 Mon, Dec 5, 1955 REG Toledo MAC W 66 59 2 0 W 2 Gallagher Center
3 Fri, Dec 9, 1955 REG @ Villanova Ind L 70 82 2 1 L 1 Villanova Field House
4 Sat, Dec 10, 1955 REG @ La Salle (18) Ind W 72 70 3 1 W 1 Convention Hall
5 Wed, Dec 14, 1955 REG Syracuse Ind L 71 84 3 2 L 1 Gallagher Center
6 Fri, Dec 30, 1955 REG Xavier Ind L 63 84 3 3 L 2 Gallagher Center
7 Sun, Jan 1, 1956 REG Georgetown Ind W 68 53 4 3 W 1 Gallagher Center
8 Mon, Jan 2, 1956 REG Lafayette Ind W 89 69 5 3 W 2 Gallagher Center
9 Sat, Jan 14, 1956 REG N St. Bonaventure WNY3 W 87 75 6 3 W 3
10 Sat, Jan 21, 1956 REG @ Canisius WNY3 L 58 78 6 4 L 1 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
11 Thu, Jan 26, 1956 REG Duquesne Ind W 60 51 7 4 W 1 Gallagher Center
12 Fri, Feb 3, 1956 REG @ Holy Cross (14) Ind L 76 77 7 5 L 1 Worcester Auditorium
13 Sat, Feb 4, 1956 REG @ Connecticut Yankee W 84 81 8 5 W 1 UConn Fieldhouse
14 Sat, Feb 11, 1956 REG St. John's (NY) Metro NY W 73 64 9 5 W 2 Gallagher Center
15 Thu, Feb 16, 1956 REG N Seton Hall Ind W 87 56 10 5 W 3
16 Wed, Feb 22, 1956 REG @ Syracuse Ind W 86 80 11 5 W 4 Onondaga County War Memorial
17 Sat, Feb 25, 1956 REG N St. Bonaventure WNY3 W 83 72 12 5 W 5
18 Wed, Feb 29, 1956 REG Siena Ind W 78 44 13 5 W 6 Gallagher Center
19 Sat, Mar 3, 1956 REG Canisius WNY3 L 62 64 13 6 L 1 Gallagher Center
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
20 Mon, Mar 19, 1956 NIT @ St. Francis (NY) Metro NY L 72 74 13 7 L 2 Madison Square Garden (III)