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1956-57 Independent Season Summary

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Record: 635-457, .582 W-L% (6th of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Seattle

NCAA Tournament: 6 (Idaho State, Lafayette, Loyola (LA), Notre Dame, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh 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
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
West Virginia Tech-nm 19 2 .905
Seattle R 22 3 .880
Idaho State-nm 25 4 .862
Lafayette 22 5 .815
Louisville  21 5 .808
Memphis  24 6 .800
Syracuse 18 7 .720
Notre Dame 20 8 .714
Xavier  20 8 .714
Saint Joseph's  17 7 .708
Duquesne  16 7 .696
Temple  20 9 .690
Dayton  19 9 .679
Oklahoma City 19 9 .679
Bucknell  16 8 .667
La Salle  17 9 .654
Muhlenburg  17 9 .654
Navy  15 8 .652
Iona  12 7 .632
Seton Hall  17 10 .630
Cincinnati  15 9 .625
Penn State  15 10 .600
Portland  18 12 .600
Pittsburgh 16 11 .593
Colgate  14 10 .583
Loyola (IL)  14 10 .583
Kentucky Wesleyan  16 12 .571
Washington (MO)  12 9 .571
Loyola (LA) 14 12 .538
Boston College  12 11 .522
Texas Tech  12 11 .522
Georgetown  11 11 .500
Miami (FL)  13 13 .500
Saint Francis (PA)  12 12 .500
Holy Cross  11 12 .478
Lehigh  8 10 .444
Butler  11 14 .440
Valparaiso  11 14 .440
Gonzaga  11 16 .407
Marquette  10 15 .400
Villanova  10 15 .400
DePaul  8 14 .364
Army  7 13 .350
Rutgers  8 15 .348
Florida State  9 17 .346
Siena  5 15 .250

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
Dayton 15                          
West Virginia Tech                   15 18      

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)