Kentucky vs. Houston

- Saturday, December 29 1956 -

Sugar Bowl Championship (at New Orleans, LA)

Kentucky - 111 (Head Coach: Adolph Rupp) - [Ranked 3rd by AP]
Johnny Cox61316425
Adrian Smith00020
Bill Smith20004
John Brewer14636
John Crigler668418
Ray Mills32228
Lincoln Collinsworth00100
Ed Beck422010
Dick Howe01201
Gerry Calvert700514
Billy Ray Cassady22206
Vernon Hatton5710417
Earl Adkins00010
Harold Ross10012

Houston - 76 (Head Coach: Guy Lewis) - [Unranked]
Dean Ray Evans03523
Larr Byrd24528
Ronnie Truitt00000
Russell Boone546414
Jimmy Ash00210
Ray Patoprsty423210
Andy McElveen435511
Bernie Kapner14516
Danny Dotson345110
Sam Sells13435
Jack Welch30126
George Jones11223

Halftime Score: Kentucky 59, Houston 32
Attendance: 3500
Arena: Loyola Field House
References: Lexington Herald-Leader and University of Houston Sports Information Department

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Action from the game. Kentucky's Johnny Brewer (#70) and Houston's Danny Dotson (#42) fight for a rebound, resulting in Houston's Russell Boone being knocked down inadvertently

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