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1955-56 Southern Conference Season Summary

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Record: 122-139, .467 W-L% (18th of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: George Washington and West Virginia
Tournament Champion: West Virginia

NCAA Tournament: 1 (West Virginia)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(George Washington and West Virginia)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(West Virginia)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 George Washington R 10 2 .833 19 7 .731
1 West VirginiaRT 10 2 .833 21 9 .700
3 Virginia Tech  10 7 .588 14 11 .560
4 Richmond  8 6 .571 16 13 .552
5 William & Mary  9 7 .563 12 14 .462
6 Furman  7 7 .500 12 16 .429
7 Davidson  5 7 .417 10 15 .400
8 Washington & Lee  5 8 .385 12 16 .429
9 Virginia Military Institute  3 11 .214 4 19 .174
10 Citadel  0 10 .000 2 19 .095

AP Poll Summary

School 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/6 Final
West Virginia 14 15     19                 14 20
George Washington 13 13 11 12 7 14       19   19      

NCAA Tournament

First Round
West Virginia lost (61-59) versus Dartmouth (East Regional)