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1958-59 Missouri Valley Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 122-88, .581 W-L% (6th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 5.30 (2nd of 18) ▪ SOS: 3.94 (2nd of 18)

Regular Season Champion: Cincinnati

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Cincinnati)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Cincinnati and Saint Louis)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Bradley, Cincinnati and Saint Louis)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 CincinnatiRF 13 1 .929 26 4 .867 83.7 69.6 17.9 3.8
2 Bradley  12 2 .857 25 4 .862 74.5 62.7 15.3 3.4
3 Saint Louis  10 4 .714 20 6 .769 71.4 61.2 15.2 5.0
4 Wichita State  7 7 .500 14 12 .538 73.4 72.2 3.6 2.4
5 Houston  6 8 .429 12 14 .462 66.6 66.3 4.8 4.6
6 Drake  4 10 .286 9 15 .375 62.3 71.2 -3.7 5.2
7 Tulsa  2 12 .143 10 15 .400 65.1 68.5 -0.8 2.6
7 North Texas  2 12 .143 6 18 .250 62.9 77.3 -10.0 4.5

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
Bradley - 11 13 10 9 7 9 9 8 7 10 9 9 4
Cincinnati 1 1 2 2 7 6 6 5 5 5 6 4 3 5
Saint Louis 9 17 16 16 14 15 14 15 9 8 8 11 12 12
Drake - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Houston - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
North Texas - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tulsa - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wichita State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

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

Regional Semifinal
Cincinnati won (77-73) versus Texas Christian (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Cincinnati won (85-75) versus Kansas State (Midwest Regional)

National Semifinal
Cincinnati lost (64-58) versus University of California