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1956-57 Atlantic Coast Conference Season Summary

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Record: 125-89, .584 W-L% (4th of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: North Carolina
Tournament Champion: North Carolina

NCAA Tournament: 1 (North Carolina)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(North Carolina and North Carolina State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(North Carolina and Wake Forest)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 North CarolinaRTFN 14 0 1.000 32 0 1.000
2 Maryland  9 5 .643 16 10 .615
3 Duke  8 6 .571 13 11 .542
4 Wake Forest  7 7 .500 19 9 .679
5 North Carolina State  7 7 .500 15 11 .577
6 South Carolina  5 9 .357 17 12 .586
7 Virginia  3 11 .214 6 19 .240
8 Clemson  3 11 .214 7 17 .292

AP Poll Summary

School 12/11 12/18 12/26 1/2 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
North Carolina 6 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Wake Forest       18 13 11 11 13 10 11 12 13 20 18
Duke   13 9   15 16 15 19   17 16      
North Carolina State 8 19                        

NCAA Tournament

First Round
North Carolina won (90-74) versus Yale (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
North Carolina won (87-75) versus Canisius (East Regional)

Regional Final
North Carolina won (67-58) versus Syracuse (East Regional)

National Semifinal
North Carolina won (74-70) versus Michigan State

National Final
North Carolina won (54-53) versus Kansas