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1959-60 Independent Season Summary

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Record: 673-483, .582 W-L% (4th of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Providence

NCAA Tournament: 7 (Air Force, DePaul, Idaho State, Miami (FL), Navy, Notre Dame and Oregon)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Detroit Mercy and Villanova)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Holy Cross, Miami (FL), Providence, St. Bonaventure and Villanova)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
Miami (FL) 23 4 .852
Providence R 24 5 .828
Idaho State 21 5 .808
St. Bonaventure  21 5 .808
Memphis  18 5 .783
Holy Cross  20 6 .769
Villanova  20 6 .769
Dayton  21 7 .750
Detroit Mercy  20 7 .741
Navy 16 6 .727
Iona  13 5 .722
DePaul 17 7 .708
Seton Hall  16 7 .696
Oregon 19 10 .655
Notre Dame 17 9 .654
Xavier  17 9 .654
Syracuse  13 8 .619
Seattle  16 10 .615
Army  14 9 .609
Saint Francis (PA)  14 9 .609
Boston University  14 10 .583
Butler  15 11 .577
Louisville  15 11 .577
Oregon State  15 11 .577
Air Force 12 10 .545
Creighton  13 11 .542
Gonzaga  14 12 .538
Marquette  13 12 .520
Niagara  13 12 .520
Centenary (LA)  12 12 .500
Penn State  11 11 .500
Washington State  13 13 .500
Loyola (LA)  12 13 .480
Oklahoma City  12 13 .480
Colgate  11 12 .478
Georgetown  11 12 .478
Washington (MO)  11 13 .458
Loyola (IL)  10 12 .455
Boston College  11 14 .440
Montana State  11 14 .440
Pittsburgh  11 14 .440
Canisius  10 13 .435
Idaho  11 15 .423
Portland  11 15 .423
Florida State  10 15 .400
Duquesne  8 15 .348
Siena  3 18 .143

AP Poll Summary

School 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/1 Final
St. Bonaventure             19   14 10 9 9
Miami (FL)   15 14 15 11 11 11 10 10 9 8 10
Providence           20 16 14 16 15 15 14
Holy Cross               16 13 17 20 16
Villanova 15 17 16 9 8 8 8 8 9 12 17 17
Dayton         19 19 13 15        
DePaul   20                    
Detroit Mercy 17 11 15 20 20 14 14 19        

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
DePaul won (67-61) versus Texas (Midwest Regional)

First Round
Air Force lost (69-63) versus DePaul (Midwest Regional)
DePaul won (69-63) versus Air Force (Midwest Regional)
Idaho State lost (71-44) versus California (West Regional)
Miami (FL) lost (107-84) versus Western Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
Navy lost (94-86) versus West Virginia (East Regional)
Notre Dame lost (74-66) versus Ohio (Mideast Regional)
Oregon won (68-60) versus New Mexico State (West Regional)

Regional Semifinal
DePaul lost (99-59) versus Cincinnati (Midwest Regional)
Oregon won (65-54) versus Utah (West Regional)

Regional Final
Oregon lost (70-49) versus California (West Regional)