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1952-53 Southern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 217-189, .534 W-L% (12th of 17) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -5.64 (16th of 17) ▪ SOS: -4.54 (15th of 17)

Regular Season Champion: North Carolina State
Tournament Champion: Wake Forest

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Wake Forest)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(North Carolina State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(North Carolina State and Wake Forest)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 North Carolina State R 13 3 .813 26 6 .813 83.2 66.6 15.8 -0.8
2 Wake ForestT 12 3 .800 19 6 .760 78.9 70.5 7.2 -0.7
2 Maryland  12 3 .800 15 8 .652 61.1 54.6 2.6 -4.0
4 West Virginia  11 3 .786 19 7 .731 83.0 74.8 2.4 -5.8
5 Furman  10 3 .769 21 6 .778 85.8 73.3 1.4 -11.1
6 Duke  12 4 .750 17 8 .680 83.7 78.5 4.0 -1.2
7 Richmond  13 5 .722 20 7 .741 78.2 72.7 -1.2 -6.7
8 North Carolina  15 6 .714 17 10 .630 74.7 70.1 -0.7 -5.3
9 George Washington  12 6 .667 15 7 .682 85.9 72.9 8.8 -4.2
10 Clemson  6 8 .429 8 10 .444 66.8 71.3 -13.0 -8.4
11 South Carolina  7 12 .368 11 13 .458 68.9 76.3 -13.3 -6.0
12 William & Mary  6 13 .316 10 13 .435 79.1 76.6 -1.5 -4.0
13 Virginia Tech  4 13 .235 4 19 .174 67.7 80.7 -18.2 -5.2
14 Davidson  3 14 .176 4 16 .200 62.6 77.9 -19.7 -4.4
15 Virginia Military Institute  1 14 .067 5 19 .208 63.1 82.1 -20.8 -1.8
16 Washington & Lee  1 17 .056 2 20 .091 68.3 88.4 -20.0 0.1
17 Citadel  0 11 .000 4 14 .222 62.5 84.5 -29.6 -7.6

AP Poll Summary

School 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 3/10 Final
Wake Forest - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 15
North Carolina State 6 6 11 9 8 8 12 15 12 15 13 12 18 18
Citadel - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Clemson - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Davidson - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Duke - - - - - - - - - 18 - - - -
Furman - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
George Washington - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Maryland - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
North Carolina - - - - - - 18 12 - - - - - -
Richmond - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
South Carolina - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Military Institute - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Washington & Lee - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
West Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
William & Mary - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Wake Forest won (91-71) versus Lebanon Valley (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Wake Forest lost (79-71) versus Holy Cross (East Regional)