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1952-53 Independent
Season Summary

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Record: 620-453, .578 W-L% (9th of 17) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -1.61 (9th of 17) ▪ SOS: 0.22 (9th of 17)

NCAA Tournament: 6 (DePaul, Holy Cross, Idaho State, Lebanon Valley, Navy, Notre Dame, Oklahoma City and Seattle)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Holy Cross, La Salle, Navy, Notre Dame, Oklahoma City and Seton Hall)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(DePaul, Duquesne, Holy Cross, La Salle, Missouri State, Notre Dame, Seattle and Seton Hall)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Seton Hall 31 2 .939 77.5 66.8 11.2 0.4
Seattle 29 3 .906 86.0 76.1 8.0 -1.8 NCAA Tournament
La Salle 25 3 .893 76.9 64.4 14.7 2.2
Lebanon Valley-nm 19 3 .864 NCAA Tournament
Missouri State-nm 24 4 .857
Marshall-nm 20 4 .833
Notre Dame 19 5 .792 72.4 65.7 12.6 5.9 NCAA Tournament
Louisville 22 6 .786 77.0 74.4 7.0 4.5
Holy Cross 20 6 .769 78.5 69.7 7.3 -1.5 NCAA Tournament
Navy 16 5 .762 77.3 67.4 7.6 -2.3 NCAA Tournament
Oklahoma City 18 6 .750 63.9 57.6 7.1 0.7 NCAA Tournament
Duquesne 21 8 .724 72.8 65.0 11.7 3.9
Idaho State-nm 18 7 .720 NCAA Tournament
Villanova 19 8 .704 79.0 76.3 5.9 3.2
DePaul 19 9 .679 71.2 71.9 7.3 8.0 NCAA Tournament
Georgetown 13 7 .650 69.7 68.1 4.7 3.1
Penn State 15 9 .625 66.5 64.9 0.5 -1.1
Temple 16 10 .615 62.3 64.4 -0.5 1.6
Butler 14 9 .609 64.6 71.5 -1.0 5.8
Lehigh 12 8 .600 69.6 65.1 -7.8 -12.4
Baldwin-Wallace 13 9 .591 73.9 77.1 -6.2 -3.0
Army 11 8 .579 66.5 71.7 -9.4 -4.2
Colgate 12 9 .571 73.3 72.2 -2.4 -3.6
Muhlenburg 13 10 .565 76.3 79.3 -5.8 -2.8
Saint Joseph's 14 11 .560 72.9 69.5 3.3 -0.1
Bradley 15 12 .556 74.4 72.4 5.6 3.5
Dayton 16 13 .552 71.9 67.7 8.4 4.3
Marquette 13 11 .542 74.0 73.6 4.5 4.1
Washington (MO)-nm 13 11 .542
Pittsburgh 12 11 .522 66.4 69.6 -3.2 0.1
Drake 13 12 .520 70.0 68.1 3.8 1.9
Lafayette 13 12 .520 60.5 67.7 -14.2 -7.0
Loyola (LA) 14 13 .519 66.2 72.7 -5.2 1.3
Gonzaga 15 14 .517 72.2 80.3 -7.2 0.9
Loyola Marymount 14 14 .500 68.7 74.0 -5.0 0.3
John Carroll 13 14 .481 74.6 84.9 -13.1 -2.8
Xavier 11 12 .478 76.4 79.6 0.9 4.2
Siena 10 11 .476 61.3 62.6 -0.4 1.0
Bowling Green State 12 15 .444 70.9 74.2 -0.9 2.4
Creighton 11 14 .440 66.5 79.6 -8.6 4.6
Virginia 10 13 .435 80.7 85.8 -9.9 -4.9
Miami (FL) 9 12 .429 65.9 75.4 -10.1 -0.6
Syracuse 7 11 .389 73.5 77.1 -3.0 0.6
Rutgers 8 13 .381 67.8 74.8 -10.2 -3.2
Valparaiso 9 15 .375 63.4 74.4 -11.8 -0.8
Loyola (IL) 8 15 .348 63.1 69.5 -1.8 4.6
Boston College 7 15 .318 68.9 81.4 -13.2 -0.7
Brown 5 14 .263 62.4 78.4 -19.2 -3.2
Bucknell 3 16 .158 57.5 83.0 -32.7 -7.2

AP Poll Summary

School 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 3/10 Final
Seton Hall 4 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 4 2
La Salle 1 1 3 3 3 5 4 4 4 4 4 2 3 6
Duquesne - - - - - - - - - - 19 18 11 9
Notre Dame 7 11 19 13 11 16 17 - - - 17 13 17 10
Holy Cross 8 4 6 14 17 - - 17 - - - 20 - 13
Seattle - 15 13 16 16 13 13 11 11 11 14 15 14 14
DePaul - - 14 - - - 10 7 7 14 15 - - 19
Missouri State - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20
Army - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Baldwin-Wallace - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Boston College - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bowling Green State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bradley - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Brown - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bucknell - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Butler - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Colgate - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Creighton - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dayton - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Drake - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgetown - - - - 20 - - - - - - - - -
Gonzaga - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Idaho State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
John Carroll - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lafayette - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lebanon Valley - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lehigh - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisville - - - - - - - - 17 16 18 14 14 -
Loyola (IL) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Loyola (LA) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Loyola Marymount - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Marquette - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Marshall - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Miami (FL) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Muhlenburg - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Navy 20 13 - 15 - - 16 - - - - 18 19 -
Oklahoma City 13 19 16 - 18 17 - 16 13 12 11 11 10 -
Penn State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pittsburgh - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rutgers - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Joseph's - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Siena - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Syracuse - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Temple - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Valparaiso - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Villanova - - - - - - - - - 19 - - - -
Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Washington (MO) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Xavier - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
DePaul lost (90-70) versus Pennsylvania (East Regional)
Lebanon Valley lost (91-71) versus Wake Forest (East Regional)
Oklahoma City lost (58-56) versus Texas Christian (West Regional)
Seattle won (80-64) versus Wyoming (West Regional)

First Round
DePaul won (74-72) versus Miami (OH) (East Regional)
Holy Cross won (87-74) versus Navy (East Regional)
Idaho State lost (88-77) versus Seattle (West Regional)
Lebanon Valley won (80-67) versus Fordham (East Regional)
Navy lost (87-74) versus Holy Cross (East Regional)
Notre Dame won (72-57) versus Eastern Kentucky (East Regional)
Seattle won (88-77) versus Idaho State (West Regional)

Regional Semifinal
DePaul lost (82-80) versus Indiana (East Regional)
Holy Cross won (79-71) versus Wake Forest (East Regional)
Lebanon Valley lost (89-76) versus Louisiana State (East Regional)
Notre Dame won (69-57) versus Pennsylvania (East Regional)
Oklahoma City lost (73-65) versus Kansas (West Regional)
Seattle lost (92-70) versus Washington (West Regional)

Regional Final
Holy Cross lost (81-73) versus Louisiana State (East Regional)
Notre Dame lost (79-66) versus Indiana (East Regional)