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1954-55 Standings

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National Champion: San Francisco
Final Four: Colorado, Iowa, La Salle and San Francisco

Consensus Player of the Year: Tom Gola

AP First #1: La SalleAP Final #1: San Francisco

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Records do not reflect forfeits or vacated games

ACC - 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 North Carolina State RT ACC 28 4 .875 12 2 .857 88.7 76.5 13.85 1.66 2 4
2 Duke ACC 20 8 .714 11 3 .786 85.0 72.1 12.95 0.13 17
3 Maryland  ACC 17 7 .708 10 4 .714 65.5 61.9 4.81 1.18 6
4 Wake Forest  ACC 17 10 .630 8 6 .571 85.2 79.7 6.95 1.37 17
5 North Carolina  ACC 10 11 .476 8 6 .571 75.7 76.1 2.22 2.65
6 Virginia  ACC 14 15 .483 5 9 .357 88.9 86.4 0.75 -1.77
7 South Carolina  ACC 10 17 .370 2 12 .143 74.6 81.1 -9.51 -2.95
8 Clemson  ACC 2 21 .087 0 14 .000 74.5 96.5 -19.14 2.81

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 ColoradoRF Big 7 19 6 .760 11 1 .917 70.9 62.7 13.01 4.85 15 15
2 Missouri  Big 7 16 5 .762 9 3 .750 78.0 71.0 12.14 5.09 6
3 Kansas State  Big 7 11 10 .524 6 6 .500 73.8 72.7 6.60 5.50
4 Nebraska  Big 7 9 12 .429 6 6 .500 69.2 73.2 2.98 6.92
5 Kansas  Big 7 11 10 .524 5 7 .417 69.8 69.0 4.20 3.49 16
6 Iowa State  Big 7 11 10 .524 4 8 .333 75.6 72.9 5.00 2.25
7 Oklahoma  Big 7 3 18 .143 1 11 .083 69.6 79.4 -3.58 6.23

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 IowaRF Big Ten 19 7 .731 11 3 .786 79.7 71.7 15.83 7.86 4 5
2 Illinois  Big Ten 17 5 .773 10 4 .714 82.2 70.8 17.41 6.00 3 18
3 Minnesota  Big Ten 15 7 .682 10 4 .714 79.9 74.1 14.28 8.55 6 11
4 Michigan State  Big Ten 13 9 .591 8 6 .571 79.6 76.2 11.31 7.90
5 Northwestern  Big Ten 12 10 .545 7 7 .500 79.5 77.7 7.93 6.16 16
6 Purdue  Big Ten 12 10 .545 5 9 .357 77.2 71.8 9.59 4.22 17
7 Michigan  Big Ten 11 11 .500 5 9 .357 78.7 75.0 9.59 5.83
8 Wisconsin  Big Ten 10 12 .455 5 9 .357 71.7 72.6 5.48 6.43
9 Indiana  Big Ten 8 14 .364 5 9 .357 75.9 79.2 4.44 7.81 6
10 Ohio State  Big Ten 10 12 .455 4 10 .286 76.5 79.6 4.15 7.24 11

BIAA - 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 West Texas A&MR BIAA 15 7 .682 9 3 .750 80.9 71.6 1.96 -7.37
2 Texas Tech R BIAA 18 7 .720 9 3 .750 80.8 71.3 3.75 -5.76
3 Texas-El Paso  BIAA 13 8 .619 8 4 .667 71.8 68.5 -3.84 -7.15
4 Arizona State  BIAA 10 14 .417 8 4 .667 79.4 82.4 -8.50 -5.56
5 Hardin-Simmons  BIAA 9 15 .375 4 8 .333 64.6 69.8 -10.69 -5.51
6 Arizona  BIAA 8 17 .320 3 9 .250 66.9 74.5 -11.02 -3.38
7 New Mexico State  BIAA 6 13 .316 1 11 .083 60.6 73.9 -20.58 -7.37

Ind - 44 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 MarquetteR Ind 24 3 .889 82.8 74.1 10.32 1.57 4 8
2 Lafayette  Ind 23 3 .885 79.4 70.9 1.09 -7.38
3 Dayton  Ind 25 4 .862 77.8 67.0 16.53 5.80 4 9
4 Duquesne  Ind 22 4 .846 69.5 59.2 17.73 7.48 2 6
5 La SalleF Ind 26 5 .839 77.3 64.7 18.40 5.80 1 3
6 Seattle Ind 22 7 .759 80.8 73.8 3.07 -3.31
7 Holy Cross  Ind 19 7 .731 77.2 64.6 9.68 -2.85 5
8 DePaul  Ind 16 6 .727 75.3 77.1 6.11 7.86
9 Cincinnati  Ind 21 8 .724 77.7 73.7 8.72 4.72 12
10 Louisville  Ind 19 8 .704 81.7 71.4 13.80 3.48 12
11 Seton Hall  Ind 17 9 .654 78.6 74.4 4.04 -0.19 20
12 Penn State Ind 18 10 .643 78.3 71.0 4.72 -2.71 19
13 Villanova Ind 18 10 .643 75.5 74.9 5.69 5.12 17
14 Loyola Marymount  Ind 16 9 .640 67.6 64.1 6.53 2.99
15 John Carroll  Ind 14 9 .609 77.9 80.5 -3.77 -1.19
16 Loyola (LA)  Ind 14 9 .609 74.5 80.8 -0.85 5.39
17 Notre Dame  Ind 14 10 .583 74.8 72.3 7.75 5.17 9
18 Gonzaga  Ind 15 11 .577 76.2 77.2 -7.47 -6.47
19 Muhlenburg  Ind 14 11 .560 73.6 74.7 -3.58 -2.45
20 Colgate  Ind 11 9 .550 77.3 76.5 -3.53 -4.34
21 Navy  Ind 11 9 .550 69.7 68.1 0.53 -1.07
22 Loyola (IL)  Ind 13 11 .542 79.4 80.7 -0.31 0.99
23 Valparaiso  Ind 13 11 .542 66.5 71.0 -5.04 -0.54
24 Temple  Ind 11 10 .524 67.7 70.5 1.72 4.59
25 Army  Ind 9 9 .500 65.7 74.1 -10.96 -2.56
26 Xavier  Ind 13 13 .500 70.7 75.0 2.66 6.96
27 Georgetown  Ind 12 13 .480 62.9 70.1 -4.19 3.04
28 Iona  Ind 10 11 .476 63.1 66.2 -6.12 -3.01
29 Lehigh  Ind 10 11 .476 65.8 67.3 -8.78 -7.24
30 Syracuse  Ind 10 11 .476 75.7 79.4 -1.59 2.16
31 Saint Joseph's  Ind 12 14 .462 71.5 76.4 -3.88 0.99
32 Miami (FL)  Ind 9 11 .450 73.6 79.6 -11.23 -5.23
33 Drake  Ind 9 12 .429 75.5 80.3 -3.61 1.21
34 Butler  Ind 10 14 .417 63.0 77.0 -8.01 5.99
35 Portland  Ind 9 13 .409 76.3 89.2 -13.84 -1.00
36 Pittsburgh  Ind 10 16 .385 76.8 80.8 -4.76 -0.82
37 Washington (MO)  Ind 8 14 .364 57.8 64.1 -6.73 -0.48
38 Oklahoma City Ind 9 18 .333 61.7 62.3 0.31 0.94
39 Bradley Ind 9 20 .310 72.6 80.4 -2.80 4.96
40 Boston College  Ind 8 18 .308 65.5 89.2 -24.18 -0.48
41 Creighton  Ind 5 14 .263 73.6 87.1 -11.87 1.68
42 Siena  Ind 3 13 .188 57.2 67.5 -9.09 1.27
43 Bucknell  Ind 3 18 .143 71.1 88.9 -23.35 -5.52
44 Rutgers  Ind 2 22 .083 70.4 88.8 -22.19 -3.71

Ivy - 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 PrincetonR Ivy 13 12 .520 10 4 .714 65.8 62.6 1.01 -2.27
2 Pennsylvania  Ivy 19 6 .760 10 4 .714 72.8 67.3 2.83 -2.63 16
3 Columbia  Ivy 17 8 .680 10 4 .714 70.0 65.6 -0.53 -4.95
4 Dartmouth  Ivy 18 7 .720 9 5 .643 65.7 60.3 2.50 -2.84
5 Cornell  Ivy 10 13 .435 8 6 .571 62.5 67.1 -6.52 -1.84
6 Brown  Ivy 7 18 .280 3 11 .214 56.8 64.4 -11.36 -3.75
7 Harvard  Ivy 6 17 .261 3 11 .214 59.6 67.2 -11.97 -4.33
8 Yale  Ivy 3 21 .125 3 11 .214 62.6 75.6 -14.95 -1.91

MAC - 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 Miami (OH)R MAC 14 9 .609 11 3 .786 78.1 75.8 -0.95 -3.27
2 Marshall  MAC 17 4 .810 10 4 .714 83.9 76.6 -1.09 -8.44
3 Ohio  MAC 16 5 .762 9 5 .643 79.4 77.1 -6.40 -8.74
4 Western Michigan  MAC 12 10 .545 9 5 .643 77.6 80.2 -8.72 -6.17
5 Kent State  MAC 8 14 .364 5 9 .357 72.8 81.2 -15.89 -7.46
6 Bowling Green State  MAC 6 16 .273 5 9 .357 68.1 81.2 -15.95 -2.90
7 Toledo  MAC 5 17 .227 4 10 .286 65.8 73.0 -9.75 -2.57
8 Case Western Reserve  MAC 8 14 .364 3 11 .214 76.8 81.7 -13.02 -8.09

Metro NY - 5 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 Manhattan R Metro NY 18 5 .783 6 0 1.000 71.7 68.7 4.20 1.20
2 St. John's (NY)  Metro NY 11 9 .550 5 1 .833 69.9 73.2 1.69 4.98 16
3 Fordham  Metro NY 18 9 .667 3 2 .600 63.4 61.7 2.34 0.63
4 St. Francis (NY)  Metro NY 21 8 .724 2 3 .400 65.0 69.0 -4.40 -0.40
5 New York University  Metro NY 7 13 .350 1 3 .250 69.3 78.1 -11.86 -3.06

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 UtahR MSAC 24 4 .857 13 1 .929 77.5 61.4 12.08 -4.01 2 7
2 Brigham Young  MSAC 13 13 .500 10 4 .714 72.8 70.0 0.55 -2.18
3 Utah State  MSAC 15 7 .682 9 5 .643 71.1 68.7 -4.23 -6.68
4 Wyoming  MSAC 17 9 .654 9 5 .643 62.4 60.0 -0.64 -3.10
5 Colorado State  MSAC 11 12 .478 5 9 .357 62.6 68.6 -10.81 -4.81
6 Montana  MSAC 12 14 .462 4 10 .286 62.5 71.1 -14.35 -5.82
7 Denver  MSAC 9 14 .391 4 10 .286 67.2 73.8 -11.03 -4.41
8 New Mexico  MSAC 7 17 .292 2 12 .143 56.6 75.8 -23.23 -4.07

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 TulsaR MVC 21 7 .750 8 2 .800 64.8 60.5 5.15 0.86 15 16
2 Saint Louis R MVC 20 8 .714 8 2 .800 79.8 74.3 8.88 3.34 12 20
3 Oklahoma State  MVC 12 13 .480 5 5 .500 55.7 53.8 5.00 3.13 11
4 Wichita State  MVC 17 9 .654 4 6 .400 73.5 71.5 4.19 2.23 14
5 Houston  MVC 15 10 .600 3 7 .300 73.1 68.6 4.51 0.01
6 Detroit Mercy  MVC 15 11 .577 2 8 .200 77.5 76.3 3.01 1.85

OVC - 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 Western Kentucky R OVC 18 10 .643 8 2 .800 82.3 78.7 6.45 2.89 20
2 Eastern Kentucky T OVC 15 8 .652 6 4 .600 79.6 77.3 6.38 4.12
3 Murray State  OVC 11 15 .423 6 4 .600 69.7 77.8 -2.78 5.34

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 Oregon StateR PCC (North) 22 8 .733 15 1 .938 60.7 55.6 8.35 3.28 10 10
2 Oregon  PCC (North) 13 13 .500 8 8 .500 63.8 63.8 1.01 0.94
3 Washington  PCC (North) 13 12 .520 7 9 .438 65.0 60.7 4.53 0.31
4 Washington State  PCC (North) 11 15 .423 5 11 .313 59.4 66.7 -7.63 -0.32
5 Idaho  PCC (North) 8 18 .308 5 11 .313 62.8 69.5 -6.71 -0.07
6 UCLA  PCC (South) 21 5 .808 11 1 .917 74.7 64.2 19.83 9.37 7 13
7 Stanford  PCC (South) 16 8 .667 7 5 .583 69.6 69.9 9.04 9.37
8 Southern California  PCC (South) 14 11 .560 5 7 .417 66.2 62.6 11.84 8.22 13
9 California  PCC (South) 9 16 .360 1 11 .083 63.6 67.8 5.99 10.19

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 KentuckyR SEC 23 3 .885 12 2 .857 76.4 61.1 16.39 1.05 1 2
2 Alabama  SEC 19 5 .792 11 3 .786 80.1 69.3 7.51 -3.31 11 12
3 Vanderbilt  SEC 16 6 .727 9 5 .643 76.7 67.4 6.92 -2.33 14 17
4 Tulane  SEC 14 6 .700 9 5 .643 71.0 66.5 0.98 -3.54
5 Tennessee  SEC 15 7 .682 8 6 .571 81.3 73.9 3.21 -4.22 18
6 Georgia Tech  SEC 12 13 .480 7 7 .500 71.0 72.2 -3.12 -1.90
7 Georgia  SEC 9 16 .360 7 7 .500 71.6 79.6 -11.98 -3.93
8 Auburn  SEC 11 9 .550 6 8 .429 77.1 78.4 -3.79 -2.50 20
9 Florida  SEC 12 10 .545 5 9 .357 73.0 79.1 -9.11 -3.05
10 Mississippi  SEC 8 15 .348 5 9 .357 72.5 76.8 -6.01 -1.71
11 Louisiana State  SEC 6 18 .250 3 11 .214 66.1 75.6 -11.58 -2.10
12 Mississippi State  SEC 6 17 .261 2 12 .143 63.1 78.5 -16.63 -1.26

Southern - 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 West VirginiaRT Southern 19 11 .633 9 1 .900 80.7 80.1 -2.28 -2.86 12 19
2 George Washington  Southern 24 6 .800 8 2 .800 78.3 65.8 11.27 -1.24 5 14
3 Richmond  Southern 19 9 .679 10 4 .714 81.4 75.1 2.77 -3.52 13
4 Washington & Lee  Southern 16 13 .552 8 5 .615 81.5 78.9 -5.54 -8.15
5 Furman  Southern 17 10 .630 6 4 .600 92.1 81.0 -0.50 -11.64
6 William & Mary  Southern 11 14 .440 7 5 .583 80.1 86.3 -7.21 -1.00
7 Davidson  Southern 8 13 .381 4 6 .400 63.8 80.2 -27.77 -11.38
8 Virginia Military Institute  Southern 8 15 .348 4 9 .308 68.7 80.1 -21.91 -10.50
9 Virginia Tech  Southern 7 20 .259 4 14 .222 70.6 80.3 -18.93 -9.26
10 Citadel  Southern 0 17 .000 0 10 .000 57.6 86.3 -42.69 -14.02

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 Southern MethodistR SWC 15 10 .600 9 3 .750 78.4 72.9 0.40 -5.11
2 Texas Christian  SWC 17 7 .708 8 4 .667 72.0 71.1 -3.80 -4.75 20
3 Arkansas  SWC 14 9 .609 8 4 .667 72.5 71.3 -3.09 -4.22
4 Baylor  SWC 13 11 .542 7 5 .583 74.9 72.3 -3.34 -5.93
5 Rice  SWC 10 12 .455 6 6 .500 69.5 73.8 -8.32 -3.97
6 Texas  SWC 4 20 .167 3 9 .250 64.6 77.3 -15.37 -2.62
7 Texas A&M  SWC 4 20 .167 1 11 .083 59.9 74.8 -19.05 -4.13

WCC - 5 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 San FranciscoRFN WCC 28 1 .966 12 0 1.000 66.6 51.9 21.00 6.26 1 1
2 San Jose State  WCC 16 9 .640 7 5 .583 58.3 59.8 4.34 5.78
3 Santa Clara  WCC 13 11 .542 6 6 .500 60.2 59.2 8.03 7.03
4 Pacific  WCC 11 15 .423 4 8 .333 62.2 71.4 -0.75 8.44
5 Saint Mary's (CA)  WCC 6 19 .240 1 11 .083 58.9 69.0 -3.86 6.26

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 Niagara R WNY3 20 6 .769 3 1 .750 78.5 69.8 11.38 2.66 8
2 Canisius WNY3 18 7 .720 2 2 .500 72.9 65.9 7.30 0.59
3 St. Bonaventure  WNY3 13 10 .565 1 3 .250 62.6 67.6 -1.26 3.74

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 5 .800 7 0 1.000 87.1 74.2 6.26 -6.56
2 Rhode Island  Yankee 17 10 .630 5 3 .625 80.2 83.9 -8.46 -4.77