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1956-57 Southwest Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 90-79, .533 W-L% (6th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 1.88 (7th of 18) ▪ SOS: 2.34 (4th of 18)

Regular Season Champion: SMU

NCAA Tournament: 1 (SMU)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(SMU)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(SMU)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Southern Methodist 11 1 .917 22 4 .846 76.2 65.3 14.2 3.4 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Rice 8 4 .667 16 8 .667 69.0 65.8 4.1 0.9
3 Texas Christian 6 6 .500 14 10 .583 70.0 70.9 1.8 2.7
3 Baylor 6 6 .500 9 15 .375 67.8 73.1 -3.0 2.3
5 Arkansas 5 7 .417 11 12 .478 63.4 65.1 1.8 3.6
6 Texas 3 9 .250 11 13 .458 70.0 72.0 -0.3 1.8
6 Texas A&M 3 9 .250 7 17 .292 60.4 67.6 -5.4 1.8

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
Southern Methodist 5 4 7 4 4 3 6 6 4 6 6 4 4 4
Arkansas - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Baylor - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rice - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas A&M - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas Christian - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Southern Methodist won (78-68) versus Saint Louis (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Southern Methodist lost (73-65) versus Kansas (Midwest Regional)