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1952-53 Independent Season Summary

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Record: 620-453, .578 W-L% (6th of 17)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Seattle

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
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
Seton Hall  31 2 .939
SeattleR 29 3 .906
La Salle  25 3 .893
Lebanon Valley-nm 19 3 .864
Missouri State-nm 24 4 .857
Marshall-nm 20 4 .833
Notre Dame 19 5 .792
Louisville  22 6 .786
Holy Cross 20 6 .769
Navy 16 5 .762
Oklahoma City 18 6 .750
Duquesne  21 8 .724
Idaho State-nm 18 7 .720
Villanova  19 8 .704
DePaul 19 9 .679
Georgetown  13 7 .650
Penn State  15 9 .625
Temple  16 10 .615
Butler  14 9 .609
Lehigh  12 8 .600
Baldwin-Wallace  13 9 .591
Army  11 8 .579
Colgate  12 9 .571
Muhlenburg  13 10 .565
Saint Joseph's  14 11 .560
Bradley  15 12 .556
Dayton  16 13 .552
Marquette  13 11 .542
Washington (MO)-nm 13 11 .542
Pittsburgh  12 11 .522
Drake  13 12 .520
Lafayette  13 12 .520
Loyola (LA)  14 13 .519
Gonzaga  15 14 .517
Loyola Marymount  14 14 .500
John Carroll  13 14 .481
Xavier  11 12 .478
Siena  10 11 .476
Bowling Green State  12 15 .444
Creighton  11 14 .440
Virginia  10 13 .435
Miami (FL)  9 12 .429
Syracuse  7 11 .389
Rutgers  8 13 .381
Valparaiso  9 15 .375
Loyola (IL)  8 15 .348
Boston College  7 15 .318
Brown  5 14 .263
Bucknell  3 16 .158

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
Georgetown         20                  
Louisville                 17 16 18 14 14  
Navy 20 13   15     16         18 19  
Oklahoma City 13 19 16   18 17   16 13 12 11 11 10  
Villanova                   19        

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)