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1953-54 Atlantic Coast Conference Season Summary

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Record: 129-87, .597 W-L% (4th of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Duke
Tournament Champion: North Carolina State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (North Carolina State)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(North Carolina State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Duke and Maryland)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Duke R 9 1 .900 21 6 .778
2 Maryland  7 2 .778 23 7 .767
3 Wake Forest  8 4 .667 17 12 .586
4 North Carolina StateT 5 3 .625 26 7 .788
5 North Carolina  5 6 .455 11 10 .524
6 South Carolina  2 8 .200 10 16 .385
7 Virginia  1 4 .200 16 11 .593
8 Clemson  0 9 .000 5 18 .217

AP Poll Summary

School 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
Duke   13     8 9 13 20 8 15 14 10 11 18 15
Maryland             14 13 13 11 11 11 17 14 20
North Carolina State 7 8 9 9 20         19     18 10  

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
North Carolina State won (65-54) versus Cornell (East Regional)

First Round
North Carolina State won (75-73) versus George Washington (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
North Carolina State lost (88-81) versus La Salle (East Regional)