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1949-50 Polls

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National Champion: City College of New York
Final Four: Baylor, Bradley, City College of New York and North Carolina State

Consensus Player of the Year: Paul Arizin

AP First #1: St. John's (NY) ▪ AP Final #1: Bradley

AP Polls

Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
10 Final 1 BradleyRF 1 NC MVC
10 Final 2 Ohio StateR 2 NC Big Ten
10 Final 3 Kentucky RT 4 Up 1 SEC
10 Final 4 Holy Cross 3 Down 1 Ind
10 Final 5 North Carolina StateRTF 8 Up 3 Southern
10 Final 6 Duquesne  5 Down 1 Ind
10 Final 7 UCLAR 6 Down 1 PCC
10 Final 8 Western Kentucky R 7 Down 1 OVC
10 Final 9 St. John's (NY)  10 Up 1 Metro NY
10 Final 10 La Salle  9 Down 1 Ind
10 Final 11 Villanova  11 NC Ind
10 Final 12 San Francisco  13 Up 1 Ind
10 Final 13 Long Island University  14 Up 1 Ind
10 Final 14 Kansas State R 12 Down 2 Big 7
10 Final 15 Arizona R 15 NC BIAA
10 Final 16 Wisconsin  Up  Big Ten
10 Final 17 San Jose State  19 Up 2 Ind
10 Final 18 Washington State  Up  PCC
10 Final 19 Kansas R Up  Big 7
10 Final 20 Indiana  Up  Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
9 1950-02-28 1 BradleyRF 1 NC MVC
9 1950-02-28 2 Ohio StateR 3 Up 1 Big Ten
9 1950-02-28 3 Holy Cross 2 Down 1 Ind
9 1950-02-28 4 Kentucky RT 5 Up 1 SEC
9 1950-02-28 5 Duquesne  4 Down 1 Ind
9 1950-02-28 6 UCLAR 7 Up 1 PCC
9 1950-02-28 7 Western Kentucky R 8 Up 1 OVC
9 1950-02-28 8 North Carolina StateRTF 9 Up 1 Southern
9 1950-02-28 9 La Salle  12 Up 3 Ind
9 1950-02-28 10 St. John's (NY)  6 Down 4 Metro NY
9 1950-02-28 11 Villanova  Up  Ind
9 1950-02-28 12 Kansas State R 13 Up 1 Big 7
9 1950-02-28 13 San Francisco  11 Down 2 Ind
9 1950-02-28 14 Long Island University  10 Down 4 Ind
9 1950-02-28 15 Arizona R 19 Up 4 BIAA
9 1950-02-28 16 Nebraska R Up  Big 7
9 1950-02-28 17 Toledo R 14 Down 3 Ind
9 1950-02-28 18 Wyoming  Up  MSAC
9 1950-02-28 19 San Jose State  18 Down 1 Ind
9 1950-02-28 20 Vanderbilt  Up  SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
8 1950-02-21 1 BradleyRF 2 Up 1 MVC
8 1950-02-21 2 Holy Cross 1 Down 1 Ind
8 1950-02-21 3 Ohio StateR 3 NC Big Ten
8 1950-02-21 4 Duquesne  7 Up 3 Ind
8 1950-02-21 5 Kentucky RT 5 NC SEC
8 1950-02-21 6 St. John's (NY)  4 Down 2 Metro NY
8 1950-02-21 7 UCLAR 10 Up 3 PCC
8 1950-02-21 8 Western Kentucky R 9 Up 1 OVC
8 1950-02-21 9 North Carolina StateRTF 8 Down 1 Southern
8 1950-02-21 10 Long Island University  6 Down 4 Ind
8 1950-02-21 11 San Francisco  12 Up 1 Ind
8 1950-02-21 12 La Salle  11 Down 1 Ind
8 1950-02-21 13 Kansas State R 14 Up 1 Big 7
8 1950-02-21 14 Toledo R Up  Ind
8 1950-02-21 15 Saint Louis  18 Up 3 MVC
8 1950-02-21 16 Southern California  19 Up 3 PCC
8 1950-02-21 17 Indiana  Up  Big Ten
8 1950-02-21 18 San Jose State  Up  Ind
8 1950-02-21 19 Arizona R 17 Down 2 BIAA
8 1950-02-21 20 City College of New YorkRFN 13 Down 7 Metro NY
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
7 1950-02-14 1 Holy Cross 1 NC Ind
7 1950-02-14 2 BradleyRF 2 NC MVC
7 1950-02-14 3 Ohio StateR 4 Up 1 Big Ten
7 1950-02-14 4 St. John's (NY)  4 NC Metro NY
7 1950-02-14 5 Kentucky RT 7 Up 2 SEC
7 1950-02-14 6 Long Island University  6 NC Ind
7 1950-02-14 7 Duquesne  3 Down 4 Ind
7 1950-02-14 8 North Carolina StateRTF 8 NC Southern
7 1950-02-14 9 Western Kentucky R 11 Up 2 OVC
7 1950-02-14 10 UCLAR 12 Up 2 PCC
7 1950-02-14 11 La Salle  9 Down 2 Ind
7 1950-02-14 12 San Francisco  15 Up 3 Ind
7 1950-02-14 13 City College of New YorkRFN 14 Up 1 Metro NY
7 1950-02-14 14 Kansas State R 10 Down 4 Big 7
7 1950-02-14 15 Villanova  Up  Ind
7 1950-02-14 16 Washington State  17 Up 1 PCC
7 1950-02-14 17 Arizona R 18 Up 1 BIAA
7 1950-02-14 18 Saint Louis  19 Up 1 MVC
7 1950-02-14 19 Southern California  Up  PCC
7 1950-02-14 20 Vanderbilt  Up  SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
6 1950-02-07 1 Holy Cross 1 NC Ind
6 1950-02-07 2 BradleyRF 3 Up 1 MVC
6 1950-02-07 3 Duquesne  2 Down 1 Ind
6 1950-02-07 4 Ohio StateR 7 Up 3 Big Ten
6 1950-02-07 4 St. John's (NY)  5 Up 1 Metro NY
6 1950-02-07 6 Long Island University  4 Down 2 Ind
6 1950-02-07 7 Kentucky RT 6 Down 1 SEC
6 1950-02-07 8 North Carolina StateRTF 9 Up 1 Southern
6 1950-02-07 9 La Salle  8 Down 1 Ind
6 1950-02-07 10 Kansas State R 11 Up 1 Big 7
6 1950-02-07 11 Western Kentucky R 14 Up 3 OVC
6 1950-02-07 12 UCLAR 13 Up 1 PCC
6 1950-02-07 13 Louisville  15 Up 2 Ind
6 1950-02-07 14 City College of New YorkRFN 10 Down 4 Metro NY
6 1950-02-07 15 San Francisco  Up  Ind
6 1950-02-07 16 Indiana  12 Down 4 Big Ten
6 1950-02-07 17 Washington State  Up  PCC
6 1950-02-07 18 Arizona R Up  BIAA
6 1950-02-07 19 Saint Louis  Up  MVC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
5 1950-01-31 1 Holy Cross 1 NC Ind
5 1950-01-31 2 Duquesne  2 NC Ind
5 1950-01-31 3 BradleyRF 6 Up 3 MVC
5 1950-01-31 4 Long Island University  3 Down 1 Ind
5 1950-01-31 5 St. John's (NY)  5 NC Metro NY
5 1950-01-31 6 Kentucky RT 4 Down 2 SEC
5 1950-01-31 7 Ohio StateR 13 Up 6 Big Ten
5 1950-01-31 8 La Salle  7 Down 1 Ind
5 1950-01-31 9 North Carolina StateRTF 10 Up 1 Southern
5 1950-01-31 10 City College of New YorkRFN 8 Down 2 Metro NY
5 1950-01-31 11 Kansas State R 12 Up 1 Big 7
5 1950-01-31 12 Indiana  9 Down 3 Big Ten
5 1950-01-31 13 UCLAR 11 Down 2 PCC
5 1950-01-31 14 Western Kentucky R 17 Up 3 OVC
5 1950-01-31 15 Louisville  Up  Ind
5 1950-01-31 16 Notre Dame  Up  Ind
5 1950-01-31 17 Wisconsin  15 Down 2 Big Ten
5 1950-01-31 18 Vanderbilt  Up  SEC
5 1950-01-31 19 Oklahoma State  Up  MVC
5 1950-01-31 20 Wyoming  14 Down 6 MSAC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
4 1950-01-24 1 Holy Cross 1 NC Ind
4 1950-01-24 2 Duquesne  6 Up 4 Ind
4 1950-01-24 3 Long Island University  3 NC Ind
4 1950-01-24 4 Kentucky RT 5 Up 1 SEC
4 1950-01-24 5 St. John's (NY)  2 Down 3 Metro NY
4 1950-01-24 6 BradleyRF 4 Down 2 MVC
4 1950-01-24 7 La Salle  10 Up 3 Ind
4 1950-01-24 8 City College of New YorkRFN 7 Down 1 Metro NY
4 1950-01-24 9 Indiana  8 Down 1 Big Ten
4 1950-01-24 10 North Carolina StateRTF 12 Up 2 Southern
4 1950-01-24 11 UCLAR 9 Down 2 PCC
4 1950-01-24 12 Kansas State R 13 Up 1 Big 7
4 1950-01-24 13 Ohio StateR 11 Down 2 Big Ten
4 1950-01-24 14 Wyoming  Up  MSAC
4 1950-01-24 15 Wisconsin  Up  Big Ten
4 1950-01-24 16 Washington  Up  PCC
4 1950-01-24 17 Western Kentucky R 14 Down 3 OVC
4 1950-01-24 18 Minnesota  16 Down 2 Big Ten
4 1950-01-24 19 Villanova  18 Down 1 Ind
4 1950-01-24 20 Illinois  Up  Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
3 1950-01-17 1 Holy Cross 5 Up 4 Ind
3 1950-01-17 2 St. John's (NY)  1 Down 1 Metro NY
3 1950-01-17 3 Long Island University  3 NC Ind
3 1950-01-17 4 BradleyRF 6 Up 2 MVC
3 1950-01-17 5 Kentucky RT 2 Down 3 SEC
3 1950-01-17 6 Duquesne  8 Up 2 Ind
3 1950-01-17 7 City College of New YorkRFN 7 NC Metro NY
3 1950-01-17 8 Indiana  4 Down 4 Big Ten
3 1950-01-17 9 UCLAR 10 Up 1 PCC
3 1950-01-17 10 La Salle  13 Up 3 Ind
3 1950-01-17 11 Ohio StateR 15 Up 4 Big Ten
3 1950-01-17 12 North Carolina StateRTF 9 Down 3 Southern
3 1950-01-17 13 Kansas State R Up  Big 7
3 1950-01-17 14 Western Kentucky R 14 NC OVC
3 1950-01-17 15 Tulane  Up  SEC
3 1950-01-17 16 Minnesota  11 Down 5 Big Ten
3 1950-01-17 17 Tennessee  Up  SEC
3 1950-01-17 18 Villanova  17 Down 1 Ind
3 1950-01-17 19 Louisville  Up  Ind
3 1950-01-17 20 Cincinnati R 12 Down 8 MAC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
2 1950-01-10 1 St. John's (NY)  1 NC Metro NY
2 1950-01-10 2 Kentucky RT 2 NC SEC
2 1950-01-10 3 Long Island University  4 Up 1 Ind
2 1950-01-10 4 Indiana  5 Up 1 Big Ten
2 1950-01-10 5 Holy Cross 6 Up 1 Ind
2 1950-01-10 6 BradleyRF 3 Down 3 MVC
2 1950-01-10 7 City College of New YorkRFN 14 Up 7 Metro NY
2 1950-01-10 8 Duquesne  8 NC Ind
2 1950-01-10 9 North Carolina StateRTF 7 Down 2 Southern
2 1950-01-10 10 UCLAR 9 Down 1 PCC
2 1950-01-10 11 Minnesota  10 Down 1 Big Ten
2 1950-01-10 12 Cincinnati R Up  MAC
2 1950-01-10 13 La Salle  18 Up 5 Ind
2 1950-01-10 14 Western Kentucky R Up  OVC
2 1950-01-10 15 Ohio StateR Up  Big Ten
2 1950-01-10 16 Missouri  12 Down 4 Big 7
2 1950-01-10 17 Villanova  13 Down 4 Ind
2 1950-01-10 18 Siena  Up  Ind
2 1950-01-10 19 Oklahoma  17 Down 2 Big 7
2 1950-01-10 20 Washington  Up  PCC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
1 1950-01-05 1 St. John's (NY)  NA Metro NY
1 1950-01-05 2 Kentucky RT NA SEC
1 1950-01-05 3 BradleyRF NA MVC
1 1950-01-05 4 Long Island University  NA Ind
1 1950-01-05 5 Indiana  NA Big Ten
1 1950-01-05 6 Holy Cross NA Ind
1 1950-01-05 7 North Carolina StateRTF NA Southern
1 1950-01-05 8 Duquesne  NA Ind
1 1950-01-05 9 UCLAR NA PCC
1 1950-01-05 10 Minnesota  NA Big Ten
1 1950-01-05 11 Saint Louis  NA MVC
1 1950-01-05 12 Missouri  NA Big 7
1 1950-01-05 13 Villanova  NA Ind
1 1950-01-05 14 City College of New YorkRFN NA Metro NY
1 1950-01-05 15 Wisconsin  NA Big Ten
1 1950-01-05 16 Illinois  NA Big Ten
1 1950-01-05 17 Oklahoma  NA Big 7
1 1950-01-05 18 La Salle  NA Ind
1 1950-01-05 19 Bowling Green State  NA Ind
1 1950-01-05 20 Kansas State R NA Big 7