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1951-52 Standings

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National Champion: Kansas
Final Four: Illinois, Kansas, Santa Clara and St. John's (NY)

Consensus Player of the Year: Clyde Lovellette

AP First #1: KentuckyAP Final #1: Kentucky

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Records do not reflect forfeits or vacated games

Big 7 - 7 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 KansasRFN Big 7 28 3 .903 11 1 .917 71.0 57.7 15.83 2.54 1 8
2 Kansas State  Big 7 19 5 .792 10 2 .833 73.9 59.6 15.69 1.39 2 3
3 Missouri  Big 7 14 10 .583 6 6 .500 55.0 54.6 4.21 3.78
4 Iowa State  Big 7 10 11 .476 4 8 .333 60.4 64.5 -1.28 2.82
5 Colorado  Big 7 8 16 .333 4 8 .333 56.5 62.4 -2.53 3.35
6 Oklahoma  Big 7 7 17 .292 4 8 .333 53.6 60.4 -1.49 5.34
7 Nebraska  Big 7 7 17 .292 3 9 .250 60.3 68.7 -4.23 4.14

Big Ten - 10 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 IllinoisRF Big Ten 22 4 .846 12 2 .857 71.7 61.5 15.17 4.94 1 2
2 Iowa  Big Ten 19 3 .864 11 3 .786 70.3 62.6 12.06 4.36 4 7
3 Minnesota  Big Ten 15 7 .682 10 4 .714 61.6 57.3 8.95 4.63 15
4 Indiana  Big Ten 16 6 .727 9 5 .643 73.7 66.8 12.19 5.33 4
5 Michigan State  Big Ten 13 9 .591 6 8 .429 58.7 55.7 6.58 3.58 19
6 Ohio State  Big Ten 8 14 .364 6 8 .429 62.8 69.3 -0.04 6.46
7 Wisconsin  Big Ten 10 12 .455 5 9 .357 58.1 59.5 2.64 4.05
8 Michigan  Big Ten 7 15 .318 4 10 .286 57.4 62.0 -0.85 3.72
9 Northwestern  Big Ten 7 15 .318 4 10 .286 68.2 75.3 -1.98 5.12
10 Purdue  Big Ten 8 14 .364 3 11 .214 65.1 70.4 1.35 6.58

BIAA - 8 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 West Texas A&M R BIAA 19 9 .679 12 2 .857 67.0 57.0 -0.50 -10.55
2 New Mexico StateR BIAA 22 11 .667 14 4 .778 54.6 49.0 -2.00 -7.60
3 Texas Tech  BIAA 14 10 .583 9 5 .643 62.4 58.4 -4.81 -8.77
4 Arizona  BIAA 11 16 .407 6 8 .429 64.9 70.7 -9.94 -4.14
5 Arizona State  BIAA 8 16 .333 6 8 .429 62.3 66.9 -11.46 -6.86
6 Hardin-Simmons  BIAA 17 15 .531 5 9 .357 55.3 61.6 -14.99 -8.67
7 Texas-El Paso  BIAA 8 17 .320 5 9 .357 57.8 68.0 -18.44 -8.24
8 Northern Arizona  BIAA 4 23 .148 1 13 .071 59.0 73.8 -23.47 -8.70

Ind - 42 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Seton Hall R Ind 25 3 .893 73.1 59.8 14.83 1.53 7 14
2 Holy Cross  Ind 24 4 .857 72.9 62.9 7.87 -2.08 11 13
3 Duquesne Ind 23 4 .852 70.0 56.5 17.39 3.86 3 4
4 Dayton Ind 28 5 .848 73.0 64.9 10.41 2.37 11 11
5 La Salle  Ind 24 5 .828 69.9 60.7 13.29 4.08 9
6 Boston College  Ind 22 5 .815 67.4 66.8 -0.42 -1.09
7 Siena  Ind 24 6 .800 56.5 51.2 7.38 2.10 11
8 Louisville  Ind 20 6 .769 77.2 71.1 10.92 4.82 12 17
9 Penn State Ind 20 6 .769 64.4 57.9 6.93 0.48 13
10 Saint Joseph's  Ind 20 7 .741 66.2 62.8 -0.47 -3.83
11 DePaul  Ind 19 8 .704 62.9 65.8 8.47 11.39 18
12 Oklahoma City Ind 19 8 .704 54.1 48.3 8.35 2.54 13
13 Villanova  Ind 19 8 .704 72.2 70.6 7.99 6.32 14
14 Syracuse  Ind 14 6 .700 75.8 69.2 7.76 1.16 14
15 Navy  Ind 16 7 .696 63.1 56.9 2.49 -3.67
16 Loyola (IL)  Ind 17 8 .680 69.2 70.9 4.00 5.72
17 Miami (FL)  Ind 14 8 .636 67.1 73.9 -7.92 -1.17
18 Bowling Green State  Ind 17 10 .630 71.7 69.5 3.40 1.17
19 Notre Dame  Ind 16 10 .615 64.3 62.8 6.20 4.65 9
20 Saint Mary's (CA)  Ind 16 10 .615 60.0 60.4 0.76 1.12
21 Georgetown  Ind 15 10 .600 67.9 70.0 -1.55 0.57
22 Bradley  Ind 17 12 .586 62.6 58.8 6.42 2.63
23 Santa ClaraF Ind 17 12 .586 57.9 60.3 2.37 4.70
24 Loyola (LA)  Ind 16 13 .552 54.1 70.8 -9.48 7.22
25 Drake  Ind 13 12 .520 61.0 58.1 5.00 2.14
26 Butler  Ind 12 12 .500 57.8 65.2 -3.08 4.34
27 Valparaiso  Ind 12 12 .500 59.2 60.7 -0.43 1.01
28 Army  Ind 8 9 .471 63.1 69.2 -10.34 -4.26
29 Loyola Marymount  Ind 12 14 .462 50.9 62.2 -8.85 2.40
30 Marquette  Ind 12 14 .462 59.5 64.5 -0.96 4.04
31 San Francisco  Ind 11 13 .458 51.4 52.6 2.05 3.21
32 Virginia  Ind 11 13 .458 65.4 67.7 -13.21 -10.91
33 Colgate  Ind 10 12 .455 63.7 66.1 -1.53 0.91
34 Pittsburgh  Ind 10 12 .455 54.1 56.9 -0.05 2.77
35 John Carroll  Ind 11 14 .440 65.5 77.1 -13.49 -1.95
36 Muhlenburg  Ind 10 13 .435 74.8 81.1 -7.63 -1.40
37 Baldwin-Wallace  Ind 9 12 .429 63.9 79.0 -15.02 0.08
38 Xavier  Ind 10 14 .417 71.4 82.9 -2.55 8.95
39 Temple  Ind 9 15 .375 59.0 69.9 -7.29 3.59
40 Bucknell  Ind 8 16 .333 71.1 78.9 -12.96 -5.21
41 Creighton  Ind 6 15 .286 52.7 63.8 -7.69 3.38
42 Brown  Ind 5 15 .250 57.2 80.2 -27.59 -4.59

Ivy - 7 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 PrincetonR Ivy 16 11 .593 10 2 .833 61.6 58.8 0.91 -1.89
2 Pennsylvania  Ivy 21 8 .724 9 3 .750 70.8 64.5 4.99 -1.30
3 Cornell  Ivy 16 9 .640 8 4 .667 60.7 58.1 0.70 -1.91
4 Columbia  Ivy 12 10 .545 7 5 .583 66.5 61.4 1.39 -3.66
5 Yale  Ivy 14 14 .500 4 8 .333 64.2 63.4 -2.33 -3.15
6 Dartmouth  Ivy 11 19 .367 4 8 .333 54.9 64.6 -9.74 -0.06
7 Harvard  Ivy 5 17 .227 0 12 .000 54.0 68.2 -16.94 -2.75

MAC - 7 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Miami (OH) R MAC 19 6 .760 9 3 .750 73.3 62.2 7.75 -3.35
2 Western Michigan R MAC 16 8 .667 9 3 .750 70.2 65.4 2.89 -1.86
3 Toledo  MAC 20 11 .645 8 4 .667 59.8 57.4 0.86 -1.52
4 Ohio  MAC 12 12 .500 6 6 .500 68.9 72.6 -5.35 -1.68
5 Cincinnati  MAC 11 16 .407 5 5 .500 66.6 67.6 1.12 2.12
6 Kent State  MAC 14 10 .583 3 7 .300 68.3 72.9 -8.68 -4.04
7 Case Western Reserve  MAC 1 23 .042 0 12 .000 56.0 81.1 -27.32 -2.19

Metro NY - 6 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 St. John's (NY)RF Metro NY 25 6 .806 6 0 1.000 63.3 58.2 11.42 6.30 1 10
2 St. Francis (NY)  Metro NY 20 8 .714 4 2 .667 61.4 59.3 3.87 1.77
3 Manhattan  Metro NY 12 9 .571 4 2 .667 62.0 60.3 5.95 4.28
4 Fordham  Metro NY 20 8 .714 3 3 .500 60.8 59.4 2.72 1.37 20
5 New York University  Metro NY 17 8 .680 2 3 .400 74.0 67.6 8.16 1.85 6
6 City College of New York  Metro NY 8 11 .421 1 5 .167 51.4 69.0 -13.60 3.95

Mid-3 - 3 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Lafayette R Mid-3 15 9 .625 3 0 1.000 62.3 59.1 -2.22 -5.44
2 Rutgers  Mid-3 6 13 .316 1 2 .333 62.7 70.5 -11.25 -3.45
3 Lehigh  Mid-3 7 12 .368 1 3 .250 60.5 72.2 -19.45 -7.75

MSAC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 WyomingR MSAC 28 7 .800 13 1 .929 62.3 52.2 11.80 1.69 14 16
2 Brigham Young  MSAC 14 10 .583 9 5 .643 60.4 58.3 4.33 2.20
3 Utah State  MSAC 17 14 .548 9 5 .643 63.1 58.9 3.01 -1.11
4 Utah  MSAC 19 9 .679 8 6 .571 59.3 55.8 5.77 2.23 15
5 Montana  MSAC 12 14 .462 7 7 .500 57.5 63.2 -4.08 1.62
6 Denver  MSAC 11 15 .423 6 8 .429 57.3 60.3 0.31 3.31
7 Colorado State  MSAC 13 15 .464 3 11 .214 58.9 63.6 -3.13 1.50
8 New Mexico  MSAC 6 19 .240 1 13 .071 57.6 68.3 -13.34 -2.58

MVC - 6 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Saint LouisR MVC 23 8 .742 9 1 .900 64.6 57.0 12.16 4.55 4 5
2 Oklahoma State  MVC 19 8 .704 7 3 .700 51.9 45.5 9.74 3.29 13
3 Tulsa  MVC 14 10 .583 5 5 .500 55.2 51.8 6.51 3.10
4 Detroit Mercy  MVC 14 12 .538 4 6 .400 62.4 63.5 1.89 3.05
5 Houston  MVC 7 14 .333 3 7 .300 50.7 59.4 -3.76 4.96
6 Wichita State  MVC 11 19 .367 2 8 .200 59.8 63.3 -1.88 1.60

OVC - 2 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Western Kentucky RT OVC 26 5 .839 11 1 .917 74.2 69.5 10.92 6.23 11
2 Eastern Kentucky  OVC 13 11 .542 10 2 .833 67.3 66.9 6.74 6.41 19

PCC - 9 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Washington  PCC (North) 25 6 .806 14 2 .875 62.3 51.0 16.45 5.13 3 6
2 Idaho  PCC (North) 19 13 .594 9 7 .563 58.8 58.5 5.55 5.31
3 Oregon  PCC (North) 14 16 .467 8 8 .500 60.3 61.3 4.77 5.73
4 Washington State  PCC (North) 19 16 .543 6 10 .375 53.8 57.0 0.95 4.17
5 Oregon State  PCC (North) 9 19 .321 3 13 .188 51.3 56.5 0.78 5.96
6 UCLAR PCC (South) 19 12 .613 8 4 .667 63.3 60.3 9.40 6.36 16 19
7 Stanford  PCC (South) 19 9 .679 6 6 .500 68.8 67.8 4.10 3.10 13
8 California  PCC (South) 17 13 .567 6 6 .500 58.2 59.6 4.79 6.25
9 Southern California  PCC (South) 16 14 .533 4 8 .333 58.0 59.6 3.37 4.99

SEC - 12 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 KentuckyRT SEC 29 3 .906 14 0 1.000 82.4 55.1 27.21 -0.09 1 1
2 Louisiana State  SEC 17 7 .708 9 5 .643 69.9 61.8 6.72 -1.33
3 Vanderbilt  SEC 18 9 .667 9 5 .643 63.4 61.2 0.98 -1.24 18
4 Alabama  SEC 13 9 .591 9 5 .643 63.2 60.4 -0.03 -2.82
5 Mississippi  SEC 15 11 .577 8 6 .571 70.5 69.6 1.31 0.41
6 Florida  SEC 15 9 .625 7 7 .500 65.0 66.7 -5.94 -4.24
7 Tennessee  SEC 13 9 .591 7 7 .500 65.3 65.9 -2.37 -1.74
8 Tulane  SEC 12 12 .500 7 7 .500 65.6 67.2 -0.80 0.75
9 Auburn  SEC 14 12 .538 6 8 .429 59.5 63.6 -9.15 -5.04
10 Mississippi State  SEC 12 11 .522 4 10 .286 65.4 71.1 -6.18 -0.43
11 Georgia Tech  SEC 7 15 .318 2 12 .143 63.0 74.0 -13.07 -2.16
12 Georgia  SEC 3 22 .120 2 12 .143 56.0 74.0 -21.58 -3.58

Southern - 17 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 West Virginia R Southern 23 4 .852 15 1 .938 81.0 65.7 7.90 -7.39 9 9
2 North Carolina StateT Southern 24 10 .706 12 2 .857 68.4 61.8 5.03 -1.58 9
3 Duke  Southern 24 6 .800 13 3 .813 77.3 66.2 6.85 -4.22 12 12
4 Clemson  Southern 17 7 .708 11 4 .733 70.6 66.3 -7.27 -11.51
5 George Washington  Southern 15 9 .625 12 6 .667 72.8 70.3 -6.40 -8.86
6 Furman  Southern 18 6 .750 9 5 .643 69.3 68.9 -10.21 -10.65
7 Maryland  Southern 13 9 .591 9 5 .643 56.6 50.7 -2.36 -8.22
8 William & Mary  Southern 15 13 .536 10 6 .625 71.3 73.2 -7.38 -5.46
9 South Carolina  Southern 14 10 .583 8 7 .533 69.3 68.7 -11.28 -11.94
10 Wake Forest  Southern 10 19 .345 7 9 .438 64.1 72.8 -12.96 -4.26
11 North Carolina  Southern 12 15 .444 8 11 .421 64.3 66.7 -7.13 -4.67
12 Virginia Tech  Southern 4 16 .200 3 10 .231 67.4 75.8 -19.07 -10.63
13 Richmond  Southern 7 15 .318 3 11 .214 63.1 72.2 -18.74 -9.56
14 Washington & Lee  Southern 6 21 .222 3 11 .214 65.8 75.5 -14.88 -5.18
15 Davidson  Southern 7 18 .280 4 15 .211 63.3 71.4 -17.09 -9.00
16 Virginia Military Institute  Southern 3 21 .125 2 13 .133 58.6 76.1 -24.74 -7.19
17 Citadel  Southern 8 20 .286 1 11 .083 61.0 78.3 -27.14 -9.89

SWC - 7 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Texas ChristianR SWC 24 4 .857 11 1 .917 59.2 50.2 7.30 -1.66 12
2 Texas  SWC 16 8 .667 8 4 .667 52.5 49.3 1.68 -1.54
3 Southern Methodist  SWC 11 13 .458 5 7 .417 50.4 53.8 -2.39 1.05
4 Texas A&M  SWC 9 15 .375 5 7 .417 45.1 48.7 -3.53 0.04
5 Baylor  SWC 6 18 .250 5 7 .417 50.3 57.3 -6.90 0.10
6 Arkansas  SWC 10 14 .417 4 8 .333 50.0 53.4 -4.17 -0.70
7 Rice  SWC 9 15 .375 4 8 .333 55.2 59.2 -3.89 0.12

WNY3 - 3 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 St. Bonaventure R WNY3 21 6 .778 3 1 .750 66.4 56.7 14.94 5.24 4 15
2 Canisius R WNY3 15 9 .625 3 1 .750 63.3 64.5 2.68 3.89
3 Niagara  WNY3 8 21 .276 0 4 .000 59.6 64.6 -0.15 4.80

Yankee - 2 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Connecticut R Yankee 20 7 .741 6 1 .857 64.3 61.9 -5.79 -8.22
2 Rhode Island  Yankee 10 13 .435 6 2 .750 68.0 71.8 -8.36 -4.61