Kentucky vs. Houston

- Saturday, December 29 1956 -

Sugar Bowl Championship (at New Orleans, LA)

Kentucky - 111 (Head Coach: Adolph Rupp) - [Ranked 3rd by AP]
PlayerFGFTFTAPFPts
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
Totals37374926111

Houston - 76 (Head Coach: Guy Lewis) - [Unranked]
PlayerFGFTFTAPFPts
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
Totals2428432576

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

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