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1955-56 North Carolina Tar Heels Schedule and Results

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Overall: 18-5, .783 W-L% (20th of 166)
Conference: 11-3, 2nd in ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Frank McGuire (18-5)

PS/G: 80.0 (26th of 166) ▪ PA/G: 71.0 (55th of 166)
SRS: 12.09 (14th of 166) ▪ SOS: 3.13 (43rd of 166)

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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
  16 6 4 5 9 9 8 9 12 10 9 8 15 13

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 Clemson ACC W 73 58 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Dec 9, 1955 REG @ Georgia Tech SEC W 88 76 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Dec 10, 1955 REG South Carolina ACC W 92 75 3 0 W 3
4 Wed, Dec 14, 1955 REG Alabama SEC W 99 77 4 0 W 4
5 Sat, Dec 17, 1955 REG @ Maryland ACC W 68 62 5 0 W 5
6 Thu, Dec 29, 1955 REG N Villanova Ind W 86 63 6 0 W 6
7 Fri, Dec 30, 1955 REG N Duke ACC W 74 64 7 0 W 7
8 Sat, Dec 31, 1955 REG N North Carolina State ACC L 60 82 7 1 L 1
9 Tue, Jan 3, 1956 REG Louisiana State SEC W 95 69 8 1 W 1
10 Sat, Jan 7, 1956 REG @ Wake Forest ACC L 71 76 8 2 L 1
11 Tue, Jan 10, 1956 REG Virginia ACC W 101 65 9 2 W 1
12 Fri, Jan 13, 1956 REG N South Carolina ACC W 75 73 10 2 W 2
13 Sat, Jan 14, 1956 REG @ Clemson ACC W 103 99 11 2 W 3
14 Mon, Jan 16, 1956 REG Maryland ACC W 64 55 12 2 W 4
15 Wed, Jan 18, 1956 REG North Carolina State ACC W 73 69 13 2 W 5
16 Sat, Feb 4, 1956 REG @ Duke ACC L 59 64 13 3 L 1
17 Tue, Feb 7, 1956 REG William & Mary Southern W 115 63 14 3 W 1
18 Sat, Feb 11, 1956 REG @ Virginia ACC W 83 72 15 3 W 2
19 Wed, Feb 15, 1956 REG Wake Forest ACC W 77 73 16 3 W 3
20 Tue, Feb 21, 1956 REG @ North Carolina State ACC L 73 79 16 4 L 1
21 Fri, Feb 24, 1956 REG Duke ACC W 73 65 17 4 W 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
22 Thu, Mar 1, 1956 CTOURN Virginia ACC W 81 77 18 4 W 2
23 Fri, Mar 2, 1956 CTOURN Wake Forest ACC L 56 77 18 5 L 1