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1955-1956 Iowa Basketball Year in Review


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Big Ten Champions and NCAA Regional Champions (Final Four)Big Ten Champions and NCAA Regional Champions (Final Four)

Summary: The "Fabulous Five" made up of Carl Cain, Bill Logan, Sharm Scheuerman, Bill Schoof and Bill Seaberg, ended the season as NCAA runners‑up, dropping an 83‑71 decision to No. 1‑ranked San Francisco. It was their second consecutive trip to the Final Four. Iowa lost its Big Ten opener before winning 13 consecutive games to take a second straight conference title. Cain was a first team All‑American and Logan led the team in scoring and rebounding.

Conference: Big Ten

Head Coach: Bucky O'Connor

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RESULTS

Date

Opponent / Score

Hilites

Full Game

Nebraska
12/3/1955

Iowa  vs  Nebraska  


W     60 - 51


Southern Methodist
12/9/1955

#4 Iowa  vs  Southern Methodist  


W     80 - 62



Colorado
12/12/1955

#4 Iowa  @  Colorado  


L     57 - 60



Loyola Marymount
12/17/1955

#4 Iowa  vs  Loyola Marymount  


W     84 - 61



Washington
12/27/1955

#6 Iowa  @  Washington  


L     71 - 76



Stanford
12/29/1955

Iowa  @  Stanford  


L     52 - 54



California
12/30/1955

Iowa  @  California  


L     45 - 70



Michigan State
1/7/1956

Iowa  vs  #20 Michigan State  


L     64 - 65



Ohio State
1/9/1956

Iowa  @  #10 Ohio State  


W     88 - 73



Minnesota
1/14/1956

Iowa  vs  Minnesota  


W     84 - 62


Michigan
1/21/1956

#20 Iowa  @  Michigan  


W     78 - 67



Purdue
1/23/1956

#20 Iowa  @  Purdue  


W     67 - 63


Wichita State
2/4/1956

#19 Iowa  vs  Wichita State  


W     98 - 86



Wisconsin
2/6/1956

#19 Iowa  @  Wisconsin  


W     78 - 74



Northwestern
2/11/1956

#17 Iowa  @  Northwestern  


W     70 - 65



Purdue
2/13/1956

#17 Iowa  vs  Purdue  


W     88 - 75



Wisconsin
2/18/1956

#15 Iowa  vs  Wisconsin  


W     80 - 66



Indiana
2/20/1956

#15 Iowa  @  Indiana  


W     87 - 83



Minnesota
2/25/1956

#13 Iowa  @  Minnesota  


W     83 - 73



Northwestern
2/27/1956

#13 Iowa  vs  Northwestern  


W     86 - 68



Illinois
3/3/1956

#10 Iowa  vs  #2 Illinois  


W     96 - 72  



Indiana
3/5/1956

#10 Iowa  vs  Indiana  


W     84 - 73  



Morehead State
3/16/1956

#5 Iowa  vs  Morehead State  


W     97 - 83



Kentucky
3/17/1956

#5 Iowa  vs  #9 Kentucky  


W     89 - 77  



Temple
3/22/1956

#5 Iowa  vs  #15 Temple  


W     83 - 76  



San Francisco
3/23/1956

#4 Iowa  vs  #1 San Francisco  


L     71 - 83  


Total Wins

Total Losses

Total Ties

Win %

20

6

0

76.92%

Vist the University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame


CURRENT ROSTER

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Carl Cain

Carl Cain (G)

Freeport, Illinois [High]

Dave Gunther

Dave Gunther (F)

Le Mars, Iowa [High]

Bill Schoof

Bill Schoof

Chicago Heights, Illinois [Bloom]


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