1954–55 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team

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1954–55 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball
University of North Carolina Tarheels Interlocking NC logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1954–55 record 10–11 (8–6 ACC)
Head coach Frank McGuire
Home arena Woollen Gymnasium
Seasons
« 1953–54 1955–56 »

In the 1954-1955 season, the North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team competed in a total of twenty one games and finished with a record of 10-11. The team ultimately finished the season in sixth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Schedule and results[edit]

1954–55 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 NC State 12 2   .857     28 4   .875
Duke 11 3   .786     20 8   .714
Maryland 10 4   .714     17 7   .708
Wake Forest 8 6   .571     17 10   .630
North Carolina 8 6   .571     10 11   .476
Virginia 5 9   .357     14 15   .483
South Carolina 2 12   .143     10 17   .370
Clemson 0 14   .000     2 21   .087
ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

December 4 Clemson H W 99–66
December 9 South Carolina H W 88–69
December 11 William & Mary A L 76–79
December 18 Maryland H L 60–70
Dixie Classic
December 27 USC (-/13) RAL W 67–58
December 28 NC State (-/2) RAL L 44–47
December 29 Duke (-/18) RAL W 65–52
January 3 LSU A L 77–84
January 4 Alabama (-/13) A L 55–77
January 8 Wake Forest H W 95–78
January 11 Virginia H W 96–87
January 14 South Carolina A W 73–64
January 15 Clemson A W 95–87
January 18 NC State (-/2) A W 84–80
February 4 Duke H L 68–91
February 11 Virginia GR L 73–98
February 12 Maryland (-/11) A L 61–63
February 16 Wake Forest A W 83–79
February 22 NC State (-/6) H L 75–79
February 25 Duke A L 74–96
ACC Tournament
March 3 Wake Forest RAL L 82–95

Roster[edit]

Name # Height Year Home Town
Buddy Clark 23 6–3 Sophomore Louisville, KY
Frank Goodwin 34 6–1 Sophomore Belleville, NJ
Hilliard Greene 42 6–5 Junior Zebulon, NC
Willis Henderson 15 6–3 Sophomore Charlotte, NC
Al Lifson 21 6–2 Junior Elizabeth, NJ
Paul Likins 41 6–9 Junior Elkhart, IN
Gerry McCabe 31 6–3 Sophomore New York, NY
Tony Radovich 44 6–2 Senior Hoboken, NJ
Lennie Rosenbluth 10 6–5 Sophomore New York, NY
Ed Sutton 22 6–1 Sophomore Cullowhee, NC
Jerry Vayda 43 6–4 Sophomore Bayonne, NJ
Dick Ward 11 6–1 Sophomore Wilson, NC
Bob Young 20 6–6 Sophomore New York, NY

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