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3/23/1956
NCAA National Championship Game (McGaw Hall, Evanston, IL)

Iowa  vs  San Francisco  San Francisco Iowa Hawkeyes Basketball vs San Francisco on 3/23/1956 - HawkeyeRecap.com

L    71 - 83 


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Head Coach: Bucky O'Connor

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The Hawkeyes reached the NCAA Championship finals against the undefeated San Francisco Dons, led by Bill Russell. The game was held at McGaw Hall in Evanston, Illinois. The Dons entered the season on a 26-game winning streak and exited with a record 55 in a row by becoming the first undefeated team (29-0) ever to win the NCAA title. Iowa, the Big Ten champ for the second straight year, came into the NCAA final on a 17-game win streak of its own before losing, 83-71. In the game, Russell scored 26 points, had 27 rebounds, 20 blocks, 3 steals and 1 assist.

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