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1949-50 Season Summary

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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

Conference Summary

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games
Rk Conference Schls W L W-L% AP NCAA FF Regular Season Champ Tournament Champ
1 Big Seven Conference 7 93 70 .571 2 0 0 Kansas
Kansas State
Nebraska
2 Big Ten Conference 10 132 92 .589 3 1 0 Ohio State
3 Independent 43 607 455 .572 7 1 0 Toledo
4 Ivy Group 7 98 78 .557 0 0 0 Princeton
5 Metropolitan New York Conference 6 91 62 .595 1 1 1 City College of New York
6 Mid-American Conference 6 62 74 .456 0 0 0 Cincinnati
7 Middle Three Conference 3 35 35 .500 0 0 0 Lafayette
Rutgers
8 Missouri Valley Conference 7 120 69 .635 1 1 1 Bradley
9 Mountain States Athletic Conference 6 105 94 .528 0 1 0 Brigham Young
10 Ohio Valley Conference 1 25 6 .806 1 0 0 Western Kentucky Eastern Kentucky
11 Pacific Coast Conference 9 136 119 .533 2 1 0 UCLA (South)
12 Southeastern Conference 12 164 126 .566 1 0 0 Kentucky Kentucky
13 Southern Conference 16 202 201 .501 1 1 1 North Carolina State North Carolina State
14 Southwest Conference 7 80 89 .473 0 1 1 Arkansas
Baylor
15 Western New York Little Three Conference 3 54 20 .730 0 0 0 Canisius
Niagara
St. Bonaventure
16 Yankee Conference 1 18 8 .692 0 0 0 Rhode Island

AP Poll Summary

School Conf 1/5 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 Final
Bradley MVC 3 6 4 6 3 2 2 1 1 1
Ohio State Big Ten   15 11 13 7 4 3 3 2 2
Kentucky SEC 2 2 5 4 6 7 5 5 4 3
Holy Cross Ind 6 5 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 4
North Carolina State Southern 7 9 12 10 9 8 8 9 8 5
Duquesne Ind 8 8 6 2 2 3 7 4 5 6
UCLA PCC 9 10 9 11 13 12 10 7 6 7
Western Kentucky OVC   14 14 17 14 11 9 8 7 8
St. John's (NY) Metro NY 1 1 2 5 5 4 4 6 10 9
La Salle Ind 18 13 10 7 8 9 11 12 9 10
Villanova Ind 13 17 18 19     15   11 11
San Francisco Ind           15 12 11 13 12
Long Island University Ind 4 3 3 3 4 6 6 10 14 13
Kansas State Big 7 20   13 12 11 10 14 13 12 14
Arizona BIAA           18 17 19 15 15
Wisconsin Big Ten 15     15 17         16
San Jose State Ind               18 19 17
Washington State PCC           17 16     18
Kansas Big 7                   19
Indiana Big Ten 5 4 8 9 12 16   17   20
School Conf 1/5 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 Final
Bowling Green State Ind 19                  
Cincinnati MAC   12 20              
City College of New York Metro NY 14 7 7 8 10 14 13 20    
Illinois Big Ten 16     20            
Louisville Ind     19   15 13        
Minnesota Big Ten 10 11 16 18            
Missouri Big 7 12 16                
Nebraska Big 7                 16  
Notre Dame Ind         16          
Oklahoma Big 7 17 19                
Oklahoma State MVC         19          
Saint Louis MVC 11         19 18 15    
Siena Ind   18                
Southern California PCC             19 16    
Tennessee SEC     17              
Toledo Ind               14 17  
Tulane SEC     15              
Vanderbilt SEC         18   20   20  
Washington PCC   20   16            
Wyoming MSAC       14 20       18  

Consensus All-America Teams

1st Team
Bill Sharman (Southern California)
Bob Cousy (Holy Cross)
Dick Schnittker (Ohio State)
Paul Arizin (Villanova)
Paul Unruh (Bradley)
2nd Team
Charles Cooper (Duquesne)
Don Lofgran (San Francisco)
Don Rehfeldt (Wisconsin)
Kevin O'Shea (Notre Dame)
Sherman White (Long Island University)