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1959-60 Southern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 116-110, .513 W-L% (9th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -4.71 (14th of 18) ▪ SOS: -3.10 (14th of 18)

Regular Season Champion: Virginia Tech
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 Virginia Tech 12 1 .923 20 6 .769 81.8 71.0 5.6 -5.2 Reg. Season Champion
2 West Virginia 9 2 .818 26 5 .839 89.5 75.8 13.1 -0.5 NCAA Tournament; Conf. Tournament Champion
3 William & Mary 10 5 .667 15 11 .577 75.8 76.0 -4.7 -4.5
4 Citadel 8 4 .667 15 8 .652 73.4 67.9 0.5 -5.1
5 George Washington 7 5 .583 15 11 .577 78.2 74.8 1.5 -2.0
6 Furman 6 7 .462 9 16 .360 76.9 81.8 -8.1 -3.2
7 Virginia Military Institute 3 11 .214 4 16 .200 70.6 80.9 -13.1 -2.9
8 Richmond 2 12 .143 7 18 .280 65.8 79.2 -15.5 -2.1
9 Davidson 0 10 .000 5 19 .208 59.5 78.7 -21.7 -2.5

AP Poll Summary

School 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/1 Final
West Virginia 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 5 7 5 5
Citadel - - - - - - - - - - - -
Davidson - - - - - - - - - - - -
Furman - - - - - - - - - - - -
George Washington - - - - - - - - - - - -
Richmond - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Military Institute - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Tech - - - - - 17 - - - - - -
William & Mary - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
West Virginia won (106-100) versus Saint Joseph's (East Regional)

First Round
West Virginia won (94-86) versus Navy (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
West Virginia lost (82-81) versus New York University (East Regional)