The University of San Francisco defeated the University of Iowa, 83-71, to win the 1956 NCAA Division I basketball championship.
They have 4. 1948, 1956, 1980 and 1986
Fish may have been a nickname for one of the Yankee players in 1956, as the Yankees' roster did not have a player named Fish on the team.
Temple has never won a Men's NCAA basketball championship. They did reach the Final Four in 1956 and 1958.
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Both Russell and Chamberlain began playing basketball as young boys. Russell entered college (University of San Francisco) in 1952 and played on the freshman team that year and the varsity team starting in 1953. He began his career with the Boston Celtics in 1956. Chamberlain entered college (University of Kansas) in 1955 and played for the freshman team that year and played varsity ball the following season. He left Kansas to play for the Harlem Globetrotters in 1958 and began his NBA career in 1959 for the Philadelphia Warriors.
Chevron Hall of Stars - 1956 Crisis in Kansas was released on: USA: 1956
Kansas Turnpike was created in 1956-10.
Charlie Conerly was the QB and Sam Huff was the leader on defense. Click on the '1956 New York Giants' link below to see the full roster along with stats and games played.
Kentucky Mr. Basketball was created in 1956.
Brian James - basketball - was born in 1956.
Gordon McLeod - basketball - was born in 1956.
Rod Griffin - basketball - was born in 1956.
Sandra Kay Moore has written: 'A comparison of the high school preparation of the 1956 and 1962 freshmen at the University of Kansas with the high school preparation of the 1956 and 1962 freshmen at Eastern Illinois University' -- subject(s): Curricula, Education, High schools, 1945-
The largest margin was 77 points against Georgia on February 27, 1956. The final score was 143 - 66.
Kansas City International Airport was created in 1956.
Edgar Jones - basketball - was born on 1956-06-17.
Mike Phillips - basketball - was born on 1956-03-24.
Clay Johnson - basketball - was born on 1956-07-18.
Rick Wilson - basketball - was born on 1956-02-07.
John Douglas - basketball - was born on 1956-06-12.
John McCullough - basketball - was born on 1956-10-05.
Wales national basketball team was created in 1956.