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1956-57 Standings

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National Champion: North Carolina
Final Four: Kansas, Michigan State, North Carolina and San Francisco

Consensus Player of the Year: Chet Forte

AP First #1: KansasAP Final #1: North Carolina

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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 CarolinaRTFN ACC 32 0 1.000 14 0 1.000 79.4 65.8 14.70 1.12 1 1
2 Maryland  ACC 16 10 .615 9 5 .643 63.8 60.7 2.48 -0.64
3 Duke  ACC 13 11 .542 8 6 .571 78.4 76.6 5.05 3.26 9
4 Wake Forest  ACC 19 9 .679 7 7 .500 68.4 62.7 7.11 1.40 10 18
5 North Carolina State  ACC 15 11 .577 7 7 .500 75.8 74.3 2.43 1.00 8
6 South Carolina  ACC 17 12 .586 5 9 .357 80.9 79.5 1.41 0.00
7 Virginia  ACC 6 19 .240 3 11 .214 68.6 74.4 -6.27 -0.51
8 Clemson  ACC 7 17 .292 3 11 .214 72.5 82.4 -9.38 0.53

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 KansasRF Big 7 24 3 .889 11 1 .917 72.0 58.6 20.94 7.53 1 2
2 Kansas State  Big 7 15 8 .652 8 4 .667 75.2 66.0 16.26 7.05 10
3 Iowa State  Big 7 16 7 .696 6 6 .500 69.3 62.7 13.15 6.55 3
4 Colorado  Big 7 14 9 .609 5 7 .417 65.1 65.4 6.57 6.88
5 Nebraska  Big 7 11 12 .478 5 7 .417 61.7 66.0 5.20 9.50
6 Missouri  Big 7 10 13 .435 4 8 .333 68.2 68.0 8.11 7.88
7 Oklahoma  Big 7 8 15 .348 3 9 .250 59.2 65.5 3.19 9.49

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 Indiana R Big Ten 14 8 .636 10 4 .714 77.2 73.7 8.90 5.37 10
2 Michigan StateRF Big Ten 16 10 .615 10 4 .714 74.2 70.1 11.65 7.58 8 11
3 Minnesota  Big Ten 14 8 .636 9 5 .643 78.9 74.5 11.60 7.19 19
4 Ohio State  Big Ten 14 8 .636 9 5 .643 76.5 71.6 10.30 5.48 11
5 Purdue  Big Ten 15 7 .682 8 6 .571 72.6 69.6 8.49 5.49 17
6 Michigan  Big Ten 13 9 .591 8 6 .571 76.3 73.7 7.17 4.55
7 Illinois  Big Ten 14 8 .636 7 7 .500 84.1 78.9 12.27 6.99 5
8 Iowa  Big Ten 8 14 .364 4 10 .286 69.6 72.8 2.32 5.50
9 Wisconsin  Big Ten 5 17 .227 3 11 .214 60.0 69.2 -2.10 7.09
10 Northwestern  Big Ten 6 16 .273 2 12 .143 72.0 76.0 1.10 5.19

BIAA - 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 Texas-El Paso R BIAA 14 8 .636 8 2 .800 66.8 66.3 -7.08 -7.61
2 Hardin-Simmons BIAA 17 9 .654 7 3 .700 66.8 63.4 -4.74 -9.07
3 Arizona  BIAA 13 13 .500 5 5 .500 71.5 74.3 -6.21 -3.39
4 Arizona State  BIAA 10 15 .400 4 6 .400 74.3 80.1 -11.08 -5.28
5 West Texas A&M  BIAA 6 14 .300 3 7 .300 68.0 75.3 -14.59 -7.34
6 New Mexico State  BIAA 6 18 .250 3 7 .300 64.5 72.5 -14.55 -6.55

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 Seattle R Ind 22 3 .880 78.3 69.7 8.79 0.12 4 5
2 Lafayette Ind 22 5 .815 76.9 70.2 3.44 -3.21
3 Louisville  Ind 21 5 .808 82.7 68.0 15.87 1.26 3 6
4 Memphis  Ind 24 6 .800 86.7 79.5 9.03 1.79 12 12
5 Syracuse Ind 18 7 .720 78.4 70.8 6.90 -0.77
6 Notre Dame Ind 20 8 .714 83.9 75.7 10.39 2.20 17 17
7 Xavier  Ind 20 8 .714 80.0 75.5 7.11 2.56
8 Saint Joseph's  Ind 17 7 .708 72.6 66.9 3.34 -2.37
9 Duquesne  Ind 16 7 .696 67.3 66.6 2.37 1.69
10 Temple  Ind 20 9 .690 66.8 63.7 5.04 1.96
11 Dayton  Ind 19 9 .679 70.3 62.6 10.67 2.96 15
12 Oklahoma City Ind 19 9 .679 77.4 72.1 8.85 3.57 9 9
13 Bucknell  Ind 16 8 .667 65.8 66.0 -4.43 -4.24
14 La Salle  Ind 17 9 .654 77.3 75.9 2.60 1.12
15 Muhlenburg  Ind 17 9 .654 77.5 75.8 0.70 -0.99
16 Navy  Ind 15 8 .652 69.1 68.4 -2.91 -3.60
17 Iona  Ind 12 7 .632 74.5 78.5 -9.06 -5.06
18 Seton Hall  Ind 17 10 .630 76.5 74.8 1.33 -0.39
19 Cincinnati  Ind 15 9 .625 74.3 73.3 3.28 2.33
20 Penn State  Ind 15 10 .600 65.7 63.8 -1.84 -3.75
21 Portland  Ind 18 12 .600 73.1 74.4 -0.65 0.65
22 Pittsburgh Ind 16 11 .593 76.0 76.1 2.14 2.22
23 Colgate  Ind 14 10 .583 73.5 72.6 -2.89 -3.79
24 Loyola (IL)  Ind 14 10 .583 68.1 76.5 -6.69 1.71
25 Kentucky Wesleyan  Ind 16 12 .571 79.2 80.6 -6.12 -4.77
26 Washington (MO)  Ind 12 9 .571 59.3 59.8 -2.56 -2.06
27 Loyola (LA) Ind 14 12 .538 69.6 73.7 -2.23 1.83
28 Boston College  Ind 12 11 .522 77.4 84.3 -14.23 -7.37
29 Texas Tech  Ind 12 11 .522 71.4 71.2 -1.69 -1.86
30 Georgetown  Ind 11 11 .500 74.9 76.1 -4.61 -3.45
31 Miami (FL)  Ind 13 13 .500 73.8 84.1 -10.17 0.10
32 Saint Francis (PA)  Ind 12 12 .500 74.3 80.3 -4.21 1.79
33 Holy Cross  Ind 11 12 .478 77.5 81.6 -4.47 -0.41
34 Lehigh  Ind 8 10 .444 62.0 72.0 -15.81 -5.81
35 Butler  Ind 11 14 .440 72.8 76.8 1.42 5.42
36 Valparaiso  Ind 11 14 .440 68.5 73.9 -7.13 -1.75
37 Gonzaga  Ind 11 16 .407 71.7 77.8 -4.02 2.08
38 Marquette  Ind 10 15 .400 72.0 80.0 -2.14 5.86
39 Villanova  Ind 10 15 .400 68.1 74.7 -5.16 1.49
40 DePaul  Ind 8 14 .364 73.6 79.3 0.75 6.38
41 Army  Ind 7 13 .350 60.9 66.3 -9.24 -3.86
42 Rutgers  Ind 8 15 .348 65.9 79.9 -18.71 -4.66
43 Florida State  Ind 9 17 .346 71.8 80.9 -10.71 -1.64
44 Siena  Ind 5 15 .250 57.3 73.3 -18.77 -2.77

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 YaleR Ivy 18 8 .692 12 2 .857 69.8 66.8 -0.59 -3.55
2 Dartmouth  Ivy 18 7 .720 10 4 .714 68.5 62.0 1.73 -4.80
3 Columbia  Ivy 18 6 .750 9 5 .643 83.7 74.6 2.72 -6.32
4 Princeton  Ivy 14 9 .609 9 5 .643 70.6 67.4 -1.21 -4.39
5 Harvard  Ivy 12 9 .571 7 7 .500 71.8 67.5 -2.85 -7.11
6 Brown  Ivy 8 16 .333 4 10 .286 62.8 75.6 -19.69 -6.81
7 Pennsylvania  Ivy 7 19 .269 3 11 .214 67.0 76.6 -13.86 -4.22
8 Cornell  Ivy 4 19 .174 2 12 .143 58.8 71.9 -15.35 -2.30

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 17 8 .680 11 1 .917 80.5 74.7 1.70 -4.17
2 Marshall  MAC 15 9 .625 8 4 .667 88.0 81.3 -0.88 -7.60
3 Ohio  MAC 15 8 .652 7 5 .583 83.4 81.6 -5.02 -6.89
4 Bowling Green State  MAC 14 9 .609 7 5 .583 72.7 73.6 -6.07 -5.17
5 Western Michigan  MAC 8 13 .381 4 8 .333 75.9 87.6 -18.45 -6.68
6 Toledo  MAC 5 19 .208 3 9 .250 66.5 77.9 -14.35 -2.92
7 Kent State  MAC 5 18 .217 2 10 .167 75.4 88.6 -18.92 -5.63

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 New York University R Metro NY 8 13 .381 3 1 .750 74.0 75.7 -2.36 -0.66
2 St. John's (NY)  Metro NY 14 9 .609 4 2 .667 73.4 75.7 -2.50 -0.20 15
3 Fordham  Metro NY 16 10 .615 2 2 .500 74.6 74.6 -1.58 -1.54
4 Manhattan  Metro NY 5 9 .357 2 2 .500 78.2 75.8 3.55 1.17 13
5 St. Francis (NY)  Metro NY 12 14 .462 1 2 .333 69.7 77.6 -10.50 -2.60

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 Brigham YoungR MSAC 19 9 .679 11 3 .786 70.9 67.4 2.99 -0.19
2 Utah  MSAC 19 8 .704 10 4 .714 77.8 69.6 6.15 -2.10
3 Montana  MSAC 13 9 .591 9 5 .643 63.7 63.2 -3.87 -4.45
4 Denver  MSAC 11 12 .478 8 6 .571 62.7 64.1 -3.67 -2.35
5 Utah State  MSAC 11 13 .458 7 7 .500 69.9 71.8 -5.29 -3.40
6 Colorado State  MSAC 9 16 .360 6 8 .429 64.7 69.5 -8.12 -3.32
7 Wyoming  MSAC 6 19 .240 4 10 .286 63.5 71.4 -8.76 -0.89
8 New Mexico  MSAC 5 21 .192 1 13 .071 64.0 74.0 -13.36 -3.32

MVC - 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 Saint LouisR MVC 19 9 .679 12 2 .857 77.3 71.6 9.63 3.95 5 10
2 Bradley  MVC 22 7 .759 9 5 .643 81.4 72.2 10.55 1.37 5 19
3 Oklahoma State  MVC 17 9 .654 8 6 .571 59.0 54.6 7.24 2.90 10 20
4 Wichita State  MVC 15 11 .577 8 6 .571 73.2 70.8 5.75 3.27
5 Detroit Mercy  MVC 11 15 .423 5 9 .357 77.4 81.1 -0.39 3.34
6 Houston  MVC 10 16 .385 5 9 .357 72.3 79.9 -3.01 4.58
7 Tulsa  MVC 8 17 .320 5 9 .357 60.8 65.6 -2.60 2.27
8 Drake  MVC 8 16 .333 4 10 .286 69.5 79.6 -5.47 4.64

OVC - 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 Morehead StateR OVC 19 8 .704 9 1 .900 83.8 79.9 3.83 -0.07
2 Western Kentucky R OVC 17 9 .654 9 1 .900 81.0 78.0 3.68 0.68 12
3 Murray State  OVC 11 13 .458 5 5 .500 78.9 79.0 -2.79 -2.61
4 Eastern Kentucky  OVC 6 15 .286 4 6 .400 77.7 88.2 -8.38 2.09
5 Tennessee Tech  OVC 9 11 .450 1 9 .100 81.8 88.0 -7.87 -1.66

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 CaliforniaR PCC 21 5 .808 14 2 .875 67.8 57.1 10.41 -0.36 12 13
2 UCLA  PCC 22 4 .846 13 3 .813 71.7 62.9 10.91 2.11 5 14
3 Washington  PCC 17 9 .654 13 3 .813 67.9 65.3 5.83 3.21
4 Southern California  PCC 16 12 .571 9 7 .563 69.8 70.3 0.31 0.81
5 Stanford  PCC 11 15 .423 7 9 .438 62.8 64.0 -0.09 1.11
6 Oregon State  PCC 11 15 .423 6 10 .375 60.2 60.0 1.67 1.52
7 Idaho  PCC 10 16 .385 4 12 .250 62.8 66.7 -3.38 0.50
8 Washington State  PCC 8 18 .308 4 12 .250 62.9 69.4 -5.87 0.63
9 Oregon  PCC 4 21 .160 2 14 .125 59.4 68.5 -6.27 2.81

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 5 .821 12 2 .857 84.2 69.8 16.92 2.49 3 3
2 Vanderbilt  SEC 17 5 .773 10 4 .714 77.9 66.0 13.17 1.26 6 8
3 Georgia Tech  SEC 18 8 .692 9 5 .643 76.8 74.1 4.28 1.65
4 Mississippi State  SEC 17 8 .680 9 5 .643 80.4 78.9 3.08 1.58 15 15
5 Tulane  SEC 15 9 .625 9 5 .643 69.2 69.8 1.18 1.73 14
6 Auburn  SEC 13 8 .619 8 6 .571 78.2 72.2 7.68 1.63
7 Alabama  SEC 15 11 .577 7 7 .500 73.4 76.4 -0.71 2.29 9
8 Florida  SEC 14 10 .583 6 8 .429 76.5 71.6 4.88 -0.03
9 Tennessee  SEC 13 9 .591 5 9 .357 80.9 78.4 3.45 0.97 12
10 Mississippi  SEC 9 12 .429 4 10 .286 76.3 83.6 -4.84 2.47
11 Georgia  SEC 8 16 .333 4 10 .286 69.0 78.0 -7.51 1.54
12 Louisiana State  SEC 6 19 .240 1 13 .071 66.8 77.0 -9.02 1.24

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 25 5 .833 12 0 1.000 83.4 71.6 7.51 -4.36 4 7
2 Washington & Lee  Southern 20 7 .741 10 3 .769 71.7 67.3 -0.85 -5.27
3 Virginia Tech  Southern 14 8 .636 12 5 .706 70.4 64.6 -1.81 -7.58
4 Furman  Southern 10 17 .370 7 5 .583 83.3 88.0 -9.32 -4.68
5 Richmond  Southern 15 11 .577 9 7 .563 74.0 70.7 -2.90 -6.17
6 William & Mary  Southern 9 18 .333 7 11 .389 71.9 76.5 -9.60 -4.99
7 Citadel  Southern 11 14 .440 5 9 .357 71.1 76.5 -12.98 -7.61
8 Davidson  Southern 7 20 .259 4 8 .333 66.3 75.7 -16.89 -7.47
9 George Washington  Southern 3 21 .125 3 9 .250 65.8 76.6 -11.86 -1.07
10 Virginia Military Institute  Southern 4 22 .154 1 13 .071 62.1 78.3 -22.53 -6.29

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 22 4 .846 11 1 .917 76.2 65.3 14.21 3.37 3 4
2 Rice  SWC 16 8 .667 8 4 .667 69.0 65.8 4.06 0.92
3 Texas Christian  SWC 14 10 .583 6 6 .500 70.0 70.9 1.78 2.68
4 Baylor  SWC 9 15 .375 6 6 .500 67.8 73.1 -3.01 2.31
5 Arkansas  SWC 11 12 .478 5 7 .417 63.4 65.1 1.81 3.55
6 Texas  SWC 11 13 .458 3 9 .250 70.0 72.0 -0.32 1.77
7 Texas A&M  SWC 7 17 .292 3 9 .250 60.4 67.6 -5.39 1.77

WCC - 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 San FranciscoRF WCC 21 7 .750 12 2 .857 61.9 56.4 4.35 -0.82 2
2 Santa Clara  WCC 15 7 .682 10 4 .714 64.5 57.5 3.11 -3.89
3 Saint Mary's (CA)  WCC 17 9 .654 10 4 .714 66.8 65.9 -1.93 -2.83
4 Fresno State  WCC 16 10 .615 7 7 .500 75.4 74.9 -4.16 -4.72
5 San Jose State  WCC 13 12 .520 7 7 .500 66.6 66.7 -3.65 -3.51
6 Loyola Marymount  WCC 11 16 .407 5 9 .357 65.7 72.3 -10.66 -4.06
7 Pacific  WCC 9 17 .346 3 11 .214 61.8 73.9 -14.26 -2.09
8 Pepperdine  WCC 7 18 .280 2 12 .143 68.4 78.1 -14.04 -4.37

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 CanisiusR WNY3 22 6 .786 3 1 .750 74.9 70.0 8.52 3.65 10 20
2 St. Bonaventure R WNY3 17 7 .708 3 1 .750 74.3 64.1 9.87 -0.31
3 Niagara  WNY3 12 13 .480 0 4 .000 77.1 76.7 0.10 -0.30 16

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 ConnecticutR Yankee 17 8 .680 8 0 1.000 78.9 76.4 -2.20 -4.67
2 Rhode Island  Yankee 11 11 .500 6 3 .667 69.8 83.0 -21.39 -8.19