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1956 United States Men's Olympic Basketball

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Record: 8-0, 1st in Final Standings (Gold Medal)

PS/G: 99.1 (1st of 15) ▪ PA/G: 45.6 (1st of 15)

SRS: 56.52 (1st of 15) ▪ SOS: 3.02 (7th of 15)

Roster

Player Ht Wt Age Birth Date
Dick Boushka 6-5 209 22 July 29, 1934
Carl Cain 6-3 190 22 August 2, 1934
Chuck Darling 6-8 225 23 June 20, 1933
Billy Evans 6-1 185 24 September 13, 1932
Gib Ford 6-4 201 25 September 14, 1931
Burdie Haldorson 6-9 225 22 January 12, 1934
Bill Hougland 6-5 190 26 June 20, 1930
Bob Jeangerard 6-3 190 24 June 20, 1932
K. C. Jones 6-1 201 24 May 25, 1932
Bill Russell 6-9 220 22 February 12, 1934
Ron Tomsic 5-11 181 23 April 3, 1933
Jim Walsh 6-4 190 26 August 29, 1930

Totals & Per Game

Totals Per Game
Rk Player G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS TRB AST STL BLK TOV
1 Bill Russell 8 113 14.1
2 Bob Jeangerard 8 100 12.5
3 Ron Tomsic 8 89 11.1
4 K. C. Jones 8 87 10.9
5 Jim Walsh 8 73 9.1
6 Burdie Haldorson 8 69 8.6
7 Dick Boushka 8 64 8.0
8 Chuck Darling 6 56 9.3
9 Billy Evans 8 54 6.8
10 Bill Hougland 8 46 5.8
11 Gib Ford 8 39 4.9
12 Carl Cain 2 3 1.5

Schedule & Results

G Date Round Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Nov 23, 1956 Box Score Group A Japan W 98 40 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 24, 1956 Box Score Group A Thailand W 101 29 2 0 W 2
3 Mon, Nov 26, 1956 Box Score Group A Philippines W 121 53 3 0 W 3
4 Tue, Nov 27, 1956 Box Score Group B Bulgaria W 85 44 4 0 W 4
5 Wed, Nov 28, 1956 Box Score Group B Brazil W 113 51 5 0 W 5
6 Thu, Nov 29, 1956 Box Score Group B Soviet Union W 85 55 6 0 W 6
7 Fri, Nov 30, 1956 Box Score Semi-Finals Uruguay W 101 38 7 0 W 7
8 Sat, Dec 1, 1956 Box Score Final Round Soviet Union W 89 55 8 0 W 8 Gold Medal Game