1955–56 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team

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1955–56 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball
Wisconsin Badgers logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1955–56 record 6–16 (4–10 Big Ten)
Head coach Harold E. Foster
Home arena UW Fieldhouse
Seasons
1955–56 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 Iowa 13 1   .929     20 6   .769
#7 Illinois 11 3   .786     18 4   .818
Ohio State 9 5   .643     16 6   .727
Purdue 9 5   .643     16 6   .727
Michigan State 7 7   .500     13 9   .591
Indiana 6 8   .429     13 9   .591
Minnesota 6 8   .429     11 11   .500
Michigan 4 10   .286     9 13   .409
Wisconsin 4 10   .286     6 16   .273
Northwestern 1 13   .071     2 20   .091
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955–1956 Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team represented University of Wisconsin–Madison. The head coach was Harold E. Foster, coaching his twentysecond season with the Badgers. The team played their home games at the UW Fieldhouse in Madison, Wisconsin and was a member of the Big Ten Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
12/01/1955*
Butler L 63–67  0–1
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
12/05/1955*
at Notre Dame W 70–66  1–1
Notre Dame Fieldhouse 
Notre Dame, Indiana
12/10/1955*
Kansas L 66–74  1–2
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
12/12/1955*
Southern Methodist L 62–75  1–3
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
12/19/1955*
Nebraska W 71–52  2–3
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
12/28/1955*
at Washington L 53–54  2–4
Hec Edmundson Pavilion 
Seattle, WA
12/29/1955*
at California L 55–62  2–5
Men's Gym 
Berkeley, California
12/30/1955*
at Stanford L 53–65  2–6
Stanford Pavilion 
Stanford, California
1/02/1956
Purdue L 66–78  2–7 (0–1)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
1/07/1956
No. 13 Indiana L 71–75  2–8 (0–2)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
1/09/1956
at No. 8 Illinois L 77–96  2–9 (0–3)
Huff Hall 
Champaign, Illinois
1/14/1956
at No. 7 Ohio State L 98–100 2OT 2–10 (0–4)
Ohio Expo Center Coliseum 
Columbus, Ohio
1/16/1956
Michigan W 69–58  3–10 (1–4)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
2/04/1956
at Northwestern W 79–55  4–10 (2–4)
Welsh-Ryan Arena 
Evanston, Illinois
2/06/1956
No. 19 Iowa L 74–78  4–11 (2–5)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
2/11/1956
Minnesota L 71–77  4–12 (2–6)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
2/13/1956
at Indiana W 69–67  5–12 (3–6)
The Fieldhouse 
Bloomington, Indiana
2/18/1956
at No. 15 Iowa L 66–80  5–13 (3–7)
Iowa Field House 
Iowa City, IA
2/20/1956
Ohio State L 71–79  5–14 (3–8)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
2/25/1956
at Michigan L 68–78  5–15 (3–9)
Yost Field House 
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2/27/1956
at Michigan State L 82–89  5–16 (3–10)
Jenison Fieldhouse 
East Lansing, Michigan
3/03/1956
Northwestern W 76–70  6–16 (4–10)
UW Fieldhouse 
Madison, Wisconsin
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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