1955-1956 Kentucky Basketball Statistics

Record: 20-6 (12-2, 2nd in SEC)
Rank: 9th in the Final AP Poll
Coach

NCAA Tournament:
Won Midwest Regional Semifinal (84-64) versus Wayne State (MI)
Lost Midwest Regional Final (89-77) versus Iowa

Team – Per Game

 GMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
Team26 33.279.9.41518.228.0.65057.8    18.884.5
Opponent26 24.267.3.35921.031.8.65942.1    21.169.3

 

Team – Totals

 GMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
Team26 8622078.415473728.6501502    4902197
Opponent26 6281750.359546828.6591094    5481802

 

Individual – Per Game

RkPlayerGGSMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
125  8.318.5.4474.66.8.66714.6    2.621.1
2Jerry Bird26  6.715.5.4312.84.3.65211.3    2.216.2
3Vernon Hatton26  4.79.6.4943.85.8.6674.0    2.713.3
4Gerry Calvert26  4.210.6.3962.84.3.6464.2    3.011.2
5Phil Grawemeyer26  3.510.2.3461.31.9.71410.8    3.08.4
6Ray Mills23  1.53.9.3820.91.7.5534.4    1.33.9
7Billy Ray Cassady22  1.32.9.4381.01.1.8401.4    0.93.5
8Phil Johnson17  1.23.2.3890.61.1.5562.2    0.53.1
9John Brewer24  1.34.0.3130.30.5.5452.5    1.42.8
10John Crigler10  1.02.3.4350.50.9.5562.3    0.72.5
11Ed Beck22  0.72.0.3640.20.6.3573.0    0.91.7
12Harold Ross10  0.72.6.2690.30.5.6000.7    0.71.7
13Bill Smith11  0.61.5.4120.30.6.4291.2    0.61.5
14Lincoln Collinsworth11  0.40.7.5000.40.6.5710.3    1.01.1

 

Individual – Totals

RkPlayerGGSMPFGFGAFG%FTFTAFT%TRBASTSTLBLKTOVPFPTS
125  207463.447114171.667364    66528
2Jerry Bird26  174404.43173112.652295    58421
3Vernon Hatton26  123249.494100150.667103    69346
4Gerry Calvert26  109275.39673113.646109    78291
5Phil Grawemeyer26  92266.3463549.714281    77219
6Ray Mills23  3489.3822138.553102    2989
7Billy Ray Cassady22  2864.4382125.84030    1977
8John Brewer24  3096.313611.54561    3366
9Phil Johnson17  2154.3891018.55638    952
10Ed Beck22  1644.364514.35766    2037
11John Crigler10  1023.43559.55623    725
12Harold Ross10  726.26935.6007    717
13Bill Smith11  717.41237.42913    717
14Lincoln Collinsworth11  48.50047.5713    1112
 School Totals26  8622078.415473728.6501502    4902197

 

Schedule and Results

GDateType OpponentConf TmOppOTWLStreakArena
1Sat, Dec 3, 1955REG@Louisiana StateSECW6252 10W 1John Parker Memorial Coliseum
2Sat, Dec 10, 1955REG TempleIndL6173 11L 1Memorial Coliseum
3Mon, Dec 12, 1955REG DePaulIndW7169 21W 1Memorial Coliseum
4Thu, Dec 15, 1955REG@MarylandW6261 31W 2Cole Fieldhouse
5Sat, Dec 17, 1955REG IdahoPCCW9149 41W 3Memorial Coliseum
6Tue, Dec 20, 1955REG MinnesotaBig TenW7265 51W 4Memorial Coliseum
7Wed, Dec 21, 1955REG Dayton (4)IndL7489 52L 1Memorial Coliseum
8Wed, Dec 28, 1955REG@Saint LouisMVCW10180 62W 1Kiel Auditorium
9Sat, Jan 7, 1956REG  TechSECW10451 72W 2Memorial Coliseum
10Thu, Jan 12, 1956REG TulaneSECW8563 82W 3Memorial Coliseum
11Sat, Jan 14, 1956REG Louisiana StateSECW10765 92W 4Memorial Coliseum
12Sat, Jan 21, 1956REG@TennesseeSECW9568 102W 5Alumni Memorial Gymnasium
13Sat, Jan 28, 1956REG@Vanderbilt (7)SECL7381 103L 1Memorial Gymnasium
14Mon, Jan 30, 1956REG@ TechSECW8462 113W 1Heisman Gymnasium
15Wed, Feb 1, 1956REG Duke (10)ACCW8176 123W 2Memorial Coliseum
16Sat, Feb 4, 1956REG@AuburnSECW8281 133W 3Garrett Coliseum
17Mon, Feb 6, 1956REG@SECW8170 143W 4 Gymnasium
18Sat, Feb 11, 1956REG MississippiSECW8849 153W 5Memorial Coliseum
19Mon, Feb 13, 1956REG Mississippi StateSECW8665 163W 6Memorial Coliseum
20Sat, Feb 18, 1956REG@DePaulIndL7981 164L 1Chicago Stadium
21Mon, Feb 20, 1956REG Vanderbilt (5)SECW7655 174W 1Memorial Coliseum
22Sat, Feb 25, 1956REG@ (7)SECL77101 175L 1Garrett Coliseum
23Mon, Feb 27, 1956REG SECW14366 185W 1Jefferson County Armory
24Sat, Mar 3, 1956REG TennesseeSECW10177 195W 2Memorial Coliseum
25Fri, Mar 16, 1956NCAANWayne State (MI)IndW8464 205W 3Iowa Field House
26Sat, Mar 17, 1956NCAANIowa (4)Big TenL7789 206L 1Iowa Field House