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1955-56 Southern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 122-139, .467 W-L% (17th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -12.70 (18th of 18) ▪ SOS: -8.56 (18th of 18)

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 PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 George Washington R 10 2 .833 19 7 .731 80.3 71.8 4.4 -4.1
1 West VirginiaRT 10 2 .833 21 9 .700 79.0 74.6 -1.4 -5.8
3 Virginia Tech  10 7 .588 14 11 .560 73.6 69.6 -8.0 -12.0
4 Richmond  8 6 .571 16 13 .552 79.2 74.8 -0.6 -4.9
5 William & Mary  9 7 .563 12 14 .462 75.3 80.6 -10.6 -5.3
6 Furman  7 7 .500 12 16 .429 86.3 86.5 -8.7 -8.6
7 Davidson  5 7 .417 10 15 .400 70.3 76.8 -21.8 -15.3
8 Washington & Lee  5 8 .385 12 16 .429 71.3 76.5 -11.4 -6.1
9 Virginia Military Institute  3 11 .214 4 19 .174 69.8 83.2 -24.7 -11.4
10 Citadel  0 10 .000 2 19 .095 62.0 94.1 -44.2 -12.1

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
Citadel - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Davidson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Furman - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
George Washington 13 13 11 12 7 14 - - - 19 - 19 - - -
Richmond - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Military Institute - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Washington & Lee - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
William & Mary - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

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