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1948-49 Season Summary

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National Champion: Kentucky
Final Four: Illinois, Kentucky, Oklahoma State and Oregon State

Consensus Player of the Year:

AP First #1: Saint LouisAP Final #1: Kentucky

Conference Summary

Rk Conference Schls W L W-L% AP NCAA FF Regular Season Champ Tournament Champ
1 Big Seven Conference 7 79 82 .491 0 0 0 Nebraska
Oklahoma
2 Big Ten Conference 10 131 85 .606 3 1 1 Illinois
3 Independent 42 593 424 .583 5 1 0
4 Ivy Group 7 93 77 .547 1 1 0 Yale
5 Metropolitan New York Conference 7 99 76 .566 0 0 0 Manhattan
St. John's (NY)
6 Mid-American Conference 6 76 64 .543 1 0 0 Cincinnati
7 Middle Atlantic States Conference North 5 62 56 .525 0 0 0 Lafayette
Muhlenburg
8 Middle Three Conference 1 14 12 .538 0 0 0 Rutgers
9 Missouri Valley Conference 6 99 66 .600 3 1 1 Oklahoma State
10 Mountain States Athletic Conference 6 112 88 .560 2 1 0 Wyoming
11 Ohio Valley Conference 2 48 14 .774 1 0 0 Western Kentucky Western Kentucky
12 Pacific Coast Conference 9 154 114 .575 1 1 1 Oregon State (North)
13 Southeastern Conference 12 177 126 .584 2 1 1 Kentucky Kentucky
14 Southern Conference 16 198 191 .509 1 0 0 North Carolina State North Carolina State
15 Southwest Conference 7 79 91 .465 0 1 0 Arkansas
Baylor
Rice
16 Western New York Little Three Conference 3 58 27 .682 0 0 0 Niagara
17 Yankee Conference 1 16 6 .727 0 0 0 Connecticut

AP Poll Summary

School Conf 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1 Final
Kentucky SEC 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Oklahoma State MVC 5 3 3 3 3 3 2 2
Saint Louis MVC 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3
Illinois Big Ten 7 6 4 4 4 4 4 4
Western Kentucky OVC 3 4 6 6 7 7 6 5
Minnesota Big Ten 4 5 5 7 6 5 5 6
Bradley MVC 16 18 18 - 12 10 10 7
San Francisco Ind 6 9 10 9 8 8 8 8
Tulane SEC 11 12 11 8 5 6 7 9
Bowling Green State Ind 15 - 14 14 10 9 9 10
Yale Ivy - - - - 20 13 18 11
Utah MSAC 10 10 12 12 14 16 13 12
North Carolina State Southern - 15 17 - 17 - 15 13
Villanova Ind 9 8 7 13 15 - 17 14
UCLA PCC - - - - - - - 15
Loyola (IL) Ind 12 13 13 11 13 12 14 16
Wyoming MSAC - - - 19 17 14 12 17
Butler MAC 18 17 15 16 11 11 11 18
Hamline Ind 8 7 8 5 9 15 16 19
Ohio State Big Ten - - - 18 - 18 19 20
School Conf 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1 Final
Arkansas SWC - - - - - - 20 -
Baylor SWC - 18 - - - - - -
Cincinnati MAC 13 - - - - - - -
DePaul Ind - 16 - - 17 - - -
Duquesne Ind - - - 20 20 17 - -
Eastern Kentucky OVC - - 20 - - - - -
Holy Cross Ind 14 20 19 15 - - - -
New York University Metro NY 20 - 15 - - - - -
Oklahoma Big 7 - - - - 16 - - -
Southern California PCC - - - - - 19 - -
Stanford PCC 17 11 9 10 20 - - -
Texas SWC - - - - - 20 - -
Washington State PCC 18 14 - 17 - - - -

Consensus All-America Teams

1st Team
Ed Macauley (Saint Louis)