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1955-56 Southern Methodist Mustangs Schedule and Results

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Overall: 25-4, .862 W-L% (11th of 166)
Conference: 12-0, 1st in SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Doc Hayes (25-4)

PS/G: 78.3 (40th of 166) ▪ PA/G: 68.7 (33rd of 166)
SRS: 13.62 (9th of 166) ▪ SOS: 4.01 (38th of 166)

NCAA Tournament:
Won West First Round (68-67) versus Texas Tech
Won West Regional Semifinal (89-74) versus Houston
Won West Regional Final (84-63) versus Oklahoma City
Lost National Semifinal (86-68) versus San Francisco
Lost National Third Place (90-81) versus Temple

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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
- - - - - - 19 18 17 15 12 12 9 8 7

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 Fri, Dec 9, 1955 REG @ Iowa Big Ten L 62 80 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Dec 10, 1955 REG @ Minnesota Big Ten W 82 81 1 1 W 1
3 Mon, Dec 12, 1955 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 75 62 2 1 W 2
4 Sat, Dec 17, 1955 REG Kansas Big 7 W 81 61 3 1 W 3
5 Wed, Dec 21, 1955 REG @ Kansas Big 7 L 58 62 3 2 L 1
6 Thu, Dec 22, 1955 REG @ Wichita State MVC W 85 67 4 2 W 1
7 Wed, Dec 28, 1955 REG N Arkansas SWC W 67 62 5 2 W 2
8 Thu, Dec 29, 1955 REG N Southern California PCC W 70 64 6 2 W 3
9 Fri, Dec 30, 1955 REG @ Rice SWC W 76 73 7 2 W 4
10 Wed, Jan 4, 1956 REG Rice SWC W 87 65 8 2 W 5
11 Sat, Jan 7, 1956 REG @ Texas SWC W 66 63 9 2 W 6
12 Tue, Jan 10, 1956 REG Texas A&M SWC W 97 68 10 2 W 7
13 Sat, Jan 28, 1956 REG Texas Christian SWC W 105 64 11 2 W 8
14 Tue, Jan 31, 1956 REG @ Baylor SWC W 92 72 12 2 W 9
15 Sat, Feb 4, 1956 REG @ Arkansas SWC W 58 53 13 2 W 10
16 Tue, Feb 7, 1956 REG Texas SWC W 109 96 14 2 W 11
17 Wed, Feb 15, 1956 REG @ Texas Christian SWC W 26 22 15 2 W 12
18 Sat, Feb 18, 1956 REG @ Texas A&M SWC W 92 80 16 2 W 13
19 Tue, Feb 21, 1956 REG Baylor SWC W 89 64 17 2 W 14
20 Sat, Feb 25, 1956 REG Arkansas SWC W 80 72 18 2 W 15
21 Tue, Feb 28, 1956 REG Rice SWC W 89 75 19 2 W 16
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
22 Tue, Mar 13, 1956 NCAA N Texas Tech BIAA W 68 67 20 2 W 17
23 Fri, Mar 16, 1956 NCAA N Houston MVC W 89 74 21 2 W 18
24 Sat, Mar 17, 1956 NCAA N Oklahoma City Ind W 84 63 22 2 W 19
25 Fri, Mar 23, 1956 NCAA N San Francisco WCC L 68 86 22 3 L 1
26 Sat, Mar 24, 1956 NCAA N Temple Ind L 81 90 22 4 L 2