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1956-57 Atlantic Coast Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 125-89, .584 W-L% (4th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 2.19 (6th of 18) ▪ SOS: 0.77 (8th of 18)

Regular Season Champion: UNC
Conf. Tournament Champion: UNC

NCAA Tournament: 1 (UNC)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 North Carolina 14 0 1.000 32 0 1.000 79.4 65.8 14.7 1.1 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion; NCAA FF; NCAA Champion
2 Maryland 9 5 .643 16 10 .615 63.8 60.7 2.5 -0.6
3 Duke 8 6 .571 13 11 .542 78.4 76.6 5.1 3.3
4 Wake Forest 7 7 .500 19 9 .679 68.4 62.7 7.1 1.4
5 North Carolina State 7 7 .500 15 11 .577 75.8 74.3 2.4 1.0
6 South Carolina 5 9 .357 17 12 .586 80.9 79.5 1.4 0.0
7 Virginia 3 11 .214 6 19 .240 68.6 74.4 -6.3 -0.5
8 Clemson 3 11 .214 7 17 .292 72.5 82.4 -9.4 0.5

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
Clemson - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Duke - 13 9 - 15 16 15 19 - 17 16 - - -
Maryland - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
North Carolina State 8 19 - - - - - - - - - - - -
South Carolina - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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