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1956-57 Independent
Season Summary

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Record: 635-457, .582 W-L% (2nd of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -1.51 (9th of 18) ▪ SOS: -0.40 (10th of 18)

NCAA Tournament: 6 (Idaho State, Lafayette, Loyola (LA), Notre Dame, Oklahoma City, Pitt and Syracuse)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Dayton, Louisville, Oklahoma City and Seattle)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Idaho State, Louisville, Memphis, Notre Dame, Oklahoma City and Seattle)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
West Virginia Tech-nm 19 2 .905
Seattle 22 3 .880 78.3 69.7 8.8 0.1
Idaho State-nm 25 4 .862 NCAA Tournament
Lafayette 22 5 .815 76.9 70.2 3.4 -3.2 NCAA Tournament
Louisville 21 5 .808 82.7 68.0 15.9 1.3
Memphis 24 6 .800 86.7 79.5 9.0 1.8
Syracuse 18 7 .720 78.4 70.8 6.9 -0.8 NCAA Tournament
Notre Dame 20 8 .714 83.9 75.7 10.4 2.2 NCAA Tournament
Xavier 20 8 .714 80.0 75.5 7.1 2.6
Saint Joseph's 17 7 .708 72.6 66.9 3.3 -2.4
Duquesne 16 7 .696 67.3 66.6 2.4 1.7
Temple 20 9 .690 66.8 63.7 5.0 2.0
Dayton 19 9 .679 70.3 62.6 10.7 3.0
Oklahoma City 19 9 .679 77.4 72.1 8.8 3.6 NCAA Tournament
Bucknell 16 8 .667 65.8 66.0 -4.4 -4.2
La Salle 17 9 .654 77.3 75.9 2.6 1.1
Muhlenburg 17 9 .654 77.5 75.8 0.7 -1.0
Navy 15 8 .652 69.1 68.4 -2.9 -3.6
Iona 12 7 .632 74.5 78.5 -9.1 -5.1
Seton Hall 17 10 .630 76.5 74.8 1.3 -0.4
Cincinnati 15 9 .625 74.3 73.3 3.3 2.3
Penn State 15 10 .600 65.7 63.8 -1.8 -3.7
Portland 18 12 .600 73.1 74.4 -0.6 0.6
Pittsburgh 16 11 .593 76.0 76.1 2.1 2.2 NCAA Tournament
Colgate 14 10 .583 73.5 72.6 -2.9 -3.8
Loyola (IL) 14 10 .583 68.1 76.5 -6.7 1.7
Kentucky Wesleyan 16 12 .571 79.2 80.6 -6.1 -4.8
Washington (MO) 12 9 .571 59.3 59.8 -2.6 -2.1
Loyola (LA) 14 12 .538 69.6 73.7 -2.2 1.8 NCAA Tournament
Boston College 12 11 .522 77.4 84.3 -14.2 -7.4
Texas Tech 12 11 .522 71.4 71.2 -1.7 -1.9
Georgetown 11 11 .500 74.9 76.1 -4.6 -3.5
Miami (FL) 13 13 .500 73.8 84.1 -10.2 0.1
Saint Francis (PA) 12 12 .500 74.3 80.3 -4.2 1.8
Holy Cross 11 12 .478 77.5 81.6 -4.5 -0.4
Lehigh 8 10 .444 62.0 72.0 -15.8 -5.8
Butler 11 14 .440 72.8 76.8 1.4 5.4
Valparaiso 11 14 .440 68.5 73.9 -7.1 -1.7
Gonzaga 11 16 .407 71.7 77.8 -4.0 2.1
Marquette 10 15 .400 72.0 80.0 -2.1 5.9
Villanova 10 15 .400 68.1 74.7 -5.2 1.5
DePaul 8 14 .364 73.6 79.3 0.7 6.4
Army 7 13 .350 60.9 66.3 -9.2 -3.9
Rutgers 8 15 .348 65.9 79.9 -18.7 -4.7
Florida State 9 17 .346 71.8 80.9 -10.7 -1.6
Siena 5 15 .250 57.3 73.3 -18.8 -2.8

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
Seattle 20 - 18 10 9 7 8 9 7 4 4 5 5 5
Louisville 4 6 8 6 5 5 4 3 6 8 7 8 6 6
Oklahoma City 18 15 11 17 11 13 16 16 13 13 13 18 10 9
Memphis - - - 20 - - - - 16 - 20 19 19 12
Idaho State - - 20 - - - - 17 20 - - 15 15 16
Notre Dame - - - - - - - - - - - - - 17
Army - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Boston College - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bucknell - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Butler - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Cincinnati - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Colgate - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dayton 15 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
DePaul - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Duquesne - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgetown - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Gonzaga - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Holy Cross - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Iona - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kentucky Wesleyan - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
La Salle - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lafayette - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lehigh - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Loyola (IL) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Loyola (LA) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Marquette - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Miami (FL) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Muhlenburg - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Navy - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Penn State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pittsburgh - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Portland - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rutgers - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Francis (PA) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Joseph's - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Seton Hall - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Siena - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Syracuse - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Temple - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Valparaiso - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Villanova - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Washington (MO) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
West Virginia Tech - - - - - - - - - 15 18 - - -
Xavier - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Idaho State lost (65-54) versus Brigham Young (West Regional)
Lafayette lost (82-76) versus Canisius (East Regional)
Notre Dame won (86-85) versus Pittsburgh (Mideast Regional)
Pittsburgh lost (86-85) versus Notre Dame (Mideast Regional)

First Round
Idaho State won (68-57) versus Hardin-Simmons (West Regional)
Loyola (LA) lost (76-55) versus Oklahoma City (Midwest Regional)
Notre Dame won (89-77) versus Miami (OH) (Mideast Regional)
Oklahoma City won (76-55) versus Loyola (LA) (Midwest Regional)
Pittsburgh won (86-85) versus Morehead State (Mideast Regional)
Syracuse won (82-76) versus Connecticut (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Idaho State lost (66-51) versus San Francisco (West Regional)
Lafayette lost (75-71) versus Syracuse (East Regional)
Notre Dame lost (85-83) versus Michigan State (Mideast Regional)
Oklahoma City won (75-66) versus Saint Louis (Midwest Regional)
Pittsburgh lost (98-92) versus Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
Syracuse won (75-71) versus Lafayette (East Regional)

Regional Final
Oklahoma City lost (81-61) versus Kansas (Midwest Regional)
Syracuse lost (67-58) versus North Carolina (East Regional)