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1958-59 Independent Season Summary

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Record: 577-422, .578 W-L% (5th of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: St. Bonaventure

NCAA Tournament: 7 (Boston University, DePaul, Idaho State, Louisville, Marquette, Navy and Portland)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Marquette, Notre Dame and Xavier)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Marquette, Oklahoma City, Seattle and St. Bonaventure)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
Tennessee State-nm 32 1 .970
St. Bonaventure R 20 3 .870
Saint Francis (PA)  20 5 .800
Marquette 23 6 .793
Seattle  21 6 .778
Idaho State 21 7 .750
Navy 18 6 .750
Boston University 20 7 .741
Oklahoma City  20 7 .741
Providence  20 7 .741
Memphis  17 6 .739
Miami (FL)  18 7 .720
Villanova  18 7 .720
Portland 19 8 .704
Niagara  15 7 .682
Butler  19 9 .679
Iona  14 7 .667
Boston College  17 9 .654
LouisvilleF 19 12 .613
Air Force-nm 14 9 .609
Syracuse  14 9 .609
Army  14 10 .583
Seton Hall  13 10 .565
Holy Cross  14 11 .560
Penn State  11 9 .550
DePaul 13 11 .542
Duquesne  13 11 .542
Dayton  14 12 .538
Montana State  12 13 .480
Notre Dame  12 13 .480
Xavier  12 13 .480
Loyola (IL)  11 13 .458
Detroit Mercy  11 14 .440
Gonzaga  11 15 .423
Pittsburgh  10 14 .417
Washington (MO)  9 13 .409
Loyola (LA)  10 16 .385
Colgate  7 12 .368
Florida State  8 15 .348
Georgetown  8 15 .348
Canisius  7 16 .304
Siena  3 16 .158
Washington & Lee  1 15 .063

AP Poll Summary

School 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/2 Final
Seattle   16     16 16 16 13 14 13 12 16   13
Oklahoma City       17 13 17 15 14 13 14 18 15 14 17
St. Bonaventure           14 13 16 18   14 18 19 19
Marquette 17   17 15 15 13 12 12 12 11 13 13 13 20
Dayton     20                      
Louisville               17            
Memphis     18                      
Notre Dame 11                          
Pittsburgh   18                        
Portland           18 17         19    
Villanova     15   18   19              
Xavier 16 9 10                      

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
DePaul lost (71-65) versus Texas Christian (Midwest Regional)
Idaho State won (71-65) versus Utah (West Regional)

National Third Place
Louisville lost (98-85) versus Cincinnati

Regional Third Place
Marquette lost (98-69) versus Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
Navy won (70-56) versus Saint Joseph's (East Regional)

First Round
Boston University won (60-58) versus Connecticut (East Regional)
DePaul won (57-56) versus Portland (Midwest Regional)
Idaho State won (62-61) versus New Mexico State (West Regional)
Louisville won (77-63) versus Eastern Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
Marquette won (89-71) versus Bowling Green State (Mideast Regional)
Navy won (76-63) versus North Carolina (East Regional)
Portland lost (57-56) versus DePaul (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Boston University won (62-55) versus Navy (East Regional)
DePaul lost (102-70) versus Kansas State (Midwest Regional)
Idaho State lost (80-71) versus Saint Mary's (CA) (West Regional)
Louisville won (76-61) versus Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
Marquette lost (74-69) versus Michigan State (Mideast Regional)
Navy lost (62-55) versus Boston University (East Regional)

Regional Final
Boston University lost (86-82) versus West Virginia (East Regional)
Louisville won (88-81) versus Michigan State (Mideast Regional)

National Semifinal
Louisville lost (94-79) versus West Virginia