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1956-57 Southern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 118-143, .452 W-L% (17th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -8.12 (15th of 18) ▪ SOS: -5.55 (15th of 18)

Regular Season Champion: West Virginia
Conf. Tournament Champion: West Virginia

NCAA Tournament: 1 (West Virginia)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(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 Notes
1 West Virginia 12 0 1.000 25 5 .833 83.4 71.6 7.5 -4.4 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Washington & Lee 10 3 .769 20 7 .741 71.7 67.3 -0.9 -5.3
3 Virginia Tech 12 5 .706 14 8 .636 70.4 64.6 -1.8 -7.6
4 Furman 7 5 .583 10 17 .370 83.3 88.0 -9.3 -4.7
5 Richmond 9 7 .563 15 11 .577 74.0 70.7 -2.9 -6.2
6 William & Mary 7 11 .389 9 18 .333 71.9 76.5 -9.6 -5.0
7 Citadel 5 9 .357 11 14 .440 71.1 76.5 -13.0 -7.6
8 Davidson 4 8 .333 7 20 .259 66.3 75.7 -16.9 -7.5
9 George Washington 3 9 .250 3 21 .125 65.8 76.6 -11.9 -1.1
10 Virginia Military Institute 1 13 .071 4 22 .154 62.1 78.3 -22.5 -6.3

AP Poll Summary

School 12/11 12/18 12/26 1/2 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
West Virginia 13 8 4 19 18 15 17 18 11 10 14 11 11 7
Citadel - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Davidson - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Furman - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
George Washington - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Richmond - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Military Institute - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Washington & Lee - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
William & Mary - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
West Virginia lost (64-56) versus Canisius (East Regional)