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NCAA Tournament 1956
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Regional Third Place - 3/17 Corvallis, OR
UCLA 94 Seattle 70

Regional Third Place - 3/17 Iowa City, IA
Morehead State 95 Wayne State 84

Regional Third Place - 3/17 Lawrence, KS
Kansas State 89 Houston 70

Regional Third Place - 3/17 Philadelphia, PA
Dartmouth 85 Connecticut 64

National Third Place - 3/24 Evanston, IL
Temple 90 Southern Methodist 81

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
San Francisco
Coach: Phil Woolpert
Conference: West Coast
Bid Type: Automatic
Season Record: 25-0
 3/24 Evanston
 3/23 Evanston
76
Temple
83
Iowa
 3/17 Philadelphia
60
Temple
58
Canisius
 3/17 Iowa City
89
Iowa
77
Kentucky
 3/17 Corvallis
77
Utah
92
San Francisco
 3/16 Philadelphia
59
Connecticut
65
Temple
 3/16 Philadelphia
58
Dartmouth
66
Canisius
 3/16 Iowa City
97
Iowa
83
Morehead State
 3/16 Iowa City
84
Kentucky
64
Wayne State
 3/16 Lawrence
74
Houston
89
Southern Methodist
 3/16 Lawrence
93
Kansas State
97
Oklahoma City
 3/16 Corvallis
81
Utah
72
Seattle
 3/16 Corvallis
72
San Francisco
61
UCLA
 3/13 New York
84
Connecticut
75
Manhattan
 3/12 New York
74
Temple
72
Holy Cross
 3/13 New York - OT
61
Dartmouth
59
West Virginia
 3/12 New York - 4 OT
79
Canisius
78
NCST
 3/12 Fort Wayne
107
Morehead State
92
Marshall
 3/12 Fort Wayne
72
Wayne State
63
DePaul
 3/13 Wichita
68
Southern Methodist
67
Texas Tech
 3/13 Wichita
97
Oklahoma City
81
Memphis
 3/12 Seattle
68
Seattle
66
Idaho State
Bids

Atlantic Coast - 1
Big Eight - 1
Big Ten - 1
Border - 1
Independents - 6
Ivy League - 1
Mid-American - 1
Missouri Valley - 1
Mountain States - 1
New York Metropolitan - 1
Ohio Valley - 1
Pac-10 - 1
President`s Athletic - 1
Rocky Mountain - 1
Southeastern - 1
Southern - 1
Southwestern - 1
West Coast - 1
Western New York Little Three - 1
Yankee - 1
Conference Records
Full Standings

Atlantic Coast 0-1 (.000)
Big Eight 1-1 (.500)
Big Ten 3-1 (.750)
Border 0-1 (.000)
Independents 7-7 (.500)
Ivy League 2-1 (.667)
Mid-American 0-1 (.000)
Missouri Valley 0-2 (.000)
Mountain States 1-1 (.500)
New York Metropolitan 0-1 (.000)
Ohio Valley 2-1 (.667)
Pac-10 1-1 (.500)
President`s Athletic 1-2 (.333)
Rocky Mountain 0-1 (.000)
Southeastern 1-1 (.500)
Southern 0-1 (.000)
Southwestern 3-2 (.600)
West Coast 4-0 (1.000)
Western New York Little Three 2-1 (.667)
Yankee 1-2 (.333)

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