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1958-59 Southern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 126-88, .589 W-L% (5th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -0.07 (9th of 18) ▪ SOS: -1.87 (12th of 18)

Regular Season Champion: West Virginia
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
1 West VirginiaRTF 11 0 1.000 29 5 .853 84.8 72.4 13.2 0.8
2 Virginia Tech  10 2 .833 16 5 .762 85.1 68.4 11.5 -5.2
3 Citadel  7 4 .636 15 5 .750 67.2 62.7 -0.4 -4.9
4 William & Mary  7 7 .500 13 11 .542 74.0 69.9 1.0 -3.0
5 Richmond  6 8 .429 11 11 .500 69.9 71.4 -3.5 -1.9
6 Furman  5 7 .417 14 12 .538 73.2 77.2 -4.6 -0.6
7 George Washington  4 7 .364 14 11 .560 77.5 68.8 7.2 -1.4
8 Davidson  2 8 .200 9 15 .375 64.3 71.0 -9.6 -2.9
9 Virginia Military Institute  2 11 .154 5 13 .278 60.1 77.9 -15.5 2.3

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
West Virginia 4 7 5 11 11 10 10 10 10 9 11 10 8 10
Citadel - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Davidson - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Furman - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
George Washington - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Richmond - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Military Institute - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
William & Mary - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
West Virginia won (82-68) versus Dartmouth (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
West Virginia won (95-92) versus Saint Joseph's (East Regional)

Regional Final
West Virginia won (86-82) versus Boston University (East Regional)

National Semifinal
West Virginia won (94-79) versus Louisville

National Final
West Virginia lost (71-70) versus University of California