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1956 Syracuse Orange Schedule and Results

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Record: 7-2, .778 W-L% (15th of 111) ▪ Rank: 8th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ben Schwartzwalder (7-2)

PS/G: 25.6 (11th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 13.0 (45th of 111)
SRS: 12.71 (17th of 111) ▪ SOS: 3.82 (44th of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Cotton Bowl 28-27 versus Texas Christian

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 Final
  7 18   13 14 17 9 9 8 8 8

9 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 22, 1956 Sat Syracuse @ (6) Maryland ACC W 26 12 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 29, 1956 Sat (7) Syracuse @ (10) Pittsburgh Ind L 7 14 1 1 0 L 1
3 Oct 13, 1956 Sat Syracuse (20) West Virginia Southern W 27 20 2 1 0 W 1
4 Oct 20, 1956 Sat (13) Syracuse Army Ind W 7 0 3 1 0 W 2
5 Oct 27, 1956 Sat (14) Syracuse @ Boston University Ind W 21 7 4 1 0 W 3
6 Nov 3, 1956 Sat (17) Syracuse (12) Penn State Ind W 13 9 5 1 0 W 4
7 Nov 10, 1956 Sat (9) Syracuse Holy Cross Ind W 41 20 6 1 0 W 5
8 Nov 17, 1956 Sat (9) Syracuse Colgate Ind W 61 7 7 1 0 W 6
9 Jan 1, 1957 Tue (8) Syracuse @ (14) Texas Christian SWC L 27 28 7 2 0 L 1 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)