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1954-55 Independent
Season Summary

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Record: 586-478, .551 W-L% (5th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -1.42 (10th of 18) ▪ SOS: 0.63 (10th of 18)

NCAA Tournament: 7 (Bradley, Idaho State, La Salle, Marquette, Memphis, Oklahoma City, Penn State, Seattle, Villanova and Williams)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Dayton, Duquesne, Holy Cross, La Salle, Notre Dame and Penn State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Dayton, Duquesne, La Salle and Marquette)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Williams-nm 17 2 .895 NCAA Tournament
Marquette 24 3 .889 82.8 74.1 10.3 1.6 NCAA Tournament
Lafayette 23 3 .885 79.4 70.9 1.1 -7.4
Dayton 25 4 .862 77.8 67.0 16.5 5.8
Duquesne 22 4 .846 69.5 59.2 17.7 7.5
La Salle 26 5 .839 77.3 64.7 18.4 5.8 NCAA Tournament; NCAA FF
Memphis-nm 17 5 .773 NCAA Tournament
Seattle 22 7 .759 80.8 73.8 3.1 -3.3 NCAA Tournament
Saint Francis (PA)-nm 21 7 .750
Holy Cross 19 7 .731 77.2 64.6 9.7 -2.9
DePaul 16 6 .727 75.3 77.1 6.1 7.9
Cincinnati 21 8 .724 77.7 73.7 8.7 4.7
Louisville 19 8 .704 81.7 71.4 13.8 3.5
Idaho State-nm 18 8 .692 NCAA Tournament
Seton Hall 17 9 .654 78.6 74.4 4.0 -0.2
Penn State 18 10 .643 78.3 71.0 4.7 -2.7 NCAA Tournament
Villanova 18 10 .643 75.5 74.9 5.7 5.1 NCAA Tournament
Loyola Marymount 16 9 .640 67.6 64.1 6.5 3.0
John Carroll 14 9 .609 77.9 80.5 -3.8 -1.2
Loyola (LA) 14 9 .609 74.5 80.8 -0.8 5.4
Notre Dame 14 10 .583 74.8 72.3 7.8 5.2
Gonzaga 15 11 .577 76.2 77.2 -7.5 -6.5
Muhlenburg 14 11 .560 73.6 74.7 -3.6 -2.5
Colgate 11 9 .550 77.3 76.5 -3.5 -4.3
Navy 11 9 .550 69.7 68.1 0.5 -1.1
Loyola (IL) 13 11 .542 79.4 80.7 -0.3 1.0
Valparaiso 13 11 .542 66.5 71.0 -5.0 -0.5
Temple 11 10 .524 67.7 70.5 1.7 4.6
Army 9 9 .500 65.7 74.1 -11.0 -2.6
Xavier 13 13 .500 70.7 75.0 2.7 7.0
Georgetown 12 13 .480 62.9 70.1 -4.2 3.0
Iona 10 11 .476 63.1 66.2 -6.1 -3.0
Lehigh 10 11 .476 65.8 67.3 -8.8 -7.2
Syracuse 10 11 .476 75.7 79.4 -1.6 2.2
Saint Joseph's 12 14 .462 71.5 76.4 -3.9 1.0
Miami (FL) 9 11 .450 73.6 79.6 -11.2 -5.2
Drake 9 12 .429 75.5 80.3 -3.6 1.2
Butler 10 14 .417 63.0 77.0 -8.0 6.0
Portland 9 13 .409 76.3 89.2 -13.8 -1.0
Pittsburgh 10 16 .385 76.8 80.8 -4.8 -0.8
Washington (MO) 8 14 .364 57.8 64.1 -6.7 -0.5
Oklahoma City 9 18 .333 61.7 62.3 0.3 0.9 NCAA Tournament
Bradley 9 20 .310 72.6 80.4 -2.8 5.0 NCAA Tournament
Boston College 8 18 .308 65.5 89.2 -24.2 -0.5
Creighton 5 14 .263 73.6 87.1 -11.9 1.7
Siena 3 13 .188 57.2 67.5 -9.1 1.3
Bucknell 3 18 .143 71.1 88.9 -23.4 -5.5
Rutgers 2 22 .083 70.4 88.8 -22.2 -3.7

AP Poll Summary

School 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1 Final
La Salle 1 1 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 3 3 3 3 3
Duquesne 3 9 9 8 2 3 5 4 4 4 4 4 8 6
Marquette - - - - - - 15 11 9 9 6 5 4 8
Dayton 7 5 6 4 10 12 18 15 15 16 13 11 10 9
Army - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Boston College - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bradley - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bucknell - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Butler - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Cincinnati - - - - - - - - - 17 12 17 - -
Colgate - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Creighton - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
DePaul - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Drake - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgetown - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Gonzaga - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Holy Cross 5 19 - - - - 16 13 14 - - - - -
Idaho State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Iona - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
John Carroll - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lafayette - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lehigh - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisville - 12 14 13 16 20 - - - - - - - -
Loyola (IL) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Loyola (LA) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Loyola Marymount - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Memphis - - - - - - - - - - - 15 19 -
Miami (FL) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Muhlenburg - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Navy - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Notre Dame 9 20 - - 20 - - - - - - - - -
Oklahoma City - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Penn State 19 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pittsburgh - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Portland - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rutgers - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Francis (PA) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Joseph's - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Seattle - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Seton Hall - - - - 20 - - - - - - - - -
Siena - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Syracuse - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Temple - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Valparaiso - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Villanova - - - - 17 - - - 17 19 - - - -
Washington (MO) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Williams - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Xavier - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Penn State lost (84-59) versus Kentucky (East Regional)
Seattle lost (108-85) versus Utah (West Regional)
Villanova won (64-57) versus Princeton (East Regional)

First Round
Bradley won (69-65) versus Oklahoma City (West Regional)
Idaho State lost (80-63) versus Seattle (West Regional)
La Salle won (95-61) versus West Virginia (East Regional)
Marquette won (90-79) versus Miami (OH) (East Regional)
Memphis lost (59-55) versus Penn State (East Regional)
Oklahoma City lost (69-65) versus Bradley (West Regional)
Penn State won (59-55) versus Memphis (East Regional)
Seattle won (80-63) versus Idaho State (West Regional)
Villanova won (74-73) versus Duke (East Regional)
Williams lost (73-60) versus Canisius (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Bradley won (81-79) versus Southern Methodist (West Regional)
La Salle won (73-46) versus Princeton (East Regional)
Marquette won (79-71) versus Kentucky (East Regional)
Penn State lost (82-53) versus Iowa (East Regional)
Seattle lost (83-71) versus Oregon State (West Regional)
Villanova lost (73-71) versus Canisius (East Regional)

Regional Final
Bradley lost (93-81) versus Colorado (West Regional)
La Salle won (99-64) versus Canisius (East Regional)
Marquette lost (86-81) versus Iowa (East Regional)

National Semifinal
La Salle won (76-73) versus Iowa (East Regional)

National Final
La Salle lost (77-63) versus San Francisco