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1958-59 Standings

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National Champion: California
Final Four: California, Cincinnati, Louisville and West Virginia

Consensus Player of the Year: Oscar Robertson

AP First #1: Cincinnati ▪ AP Final #1: Kansas State


Records do not reflect forfeits or vacated games

ACC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 North Carolina State RT ACC 22 4 .846 12 2 .857 1 6
2 North CarolinaR ACC 20 5 .800 12 2 .857 1 9
3 Duke  ACC 13 12 .520 7 7 .500
4 Maryland  ACC 10 13 .435 7 7 .500
5 Virginia  ACC 11 14 .440 6 8 .429
6 Wake Forest  ACC 10 14 .417 5 9 .357
7 Clemson  ACC 8 16 .333 5 9 .357
8 South Carolina  ACC 4 20 .167 2 12 .143

Big 8 - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Kansas StateR Big 8 25 2 .926 14 0 1.000 1 1
2 Oklahoma  Big 8 15 10 .600 9 5 .643
3 Colorado  Big 8 14 10 .583 8 6 .571
4 Kansas  Big 8 11 14 .440 8 6 .571 7
5 Nebraska  Big 8 12 13 .480 5 9 .357
6 Oklahoma State  Big 8 11 14 .440 5 9 .357 20
7 Iowa State  Big 8 9 16 .360 4 10 .286
8 Missouri  Big 8 6 19 .240 3 11 .214

Big Ten - 10 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Michigan StateR Big Ten 19 4 .826 12 2 .857 5 7
2 Michigan  Big Ten 15 7 .682 8 6 .571
3 Northwestern  Big Ten 15 7 .682 8 6 .571 6
4 Purdue  Big Ten 15 7 .682 8 6 .571 18
5 Illinois  Big Ten 12 10 .545 7 7 .500 18
6 Indiana  Big Ten 11 11 .500 7 7 .500 15
7 Ohio State  Big Ten 11 11 .500 7 7 .500
8 Iowa  Big Ten 10 12 .455 7 7 .500
9 Minnesota  Big Ten 8 14 .364 5 9 .357
10 Wisconsin  Big Ten 3 19 .136 1 13 .071

BIAA - 6 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 New Mexico StateR BIAA 17 11 .607 7 3 .700
2 Arizona State R BIAA 17 9 .654 7 3 .700
3 Texas-El Paso R BIAA 14 9 .609 7 3 .700
4 West Texas A&M  BIAA 6 16 .273 5 5 .500
5 Hardin-Simmons  BIAA 14 12 .538 3 7 .300
6 Arizona  BIAA 4 22 .154 1 9 .100

Ind - 41 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 St. Bonaventure R Ind 20 3 .870 13 19
2 Saint Francis (PA)  Ind 20 5 .800
3 Marquette Ind 23 6 .793 11 20
4 Seattle  Ind 21 6 .778 12 13
5 Idaho State Ind 21 7 .750
6 Navy Ind 18 6 .750
7 Boston University Ind 20 7 .741
8 Oklahoma City  Ind 20 7 .741 13 17
9 Providence  Ind 20 7 .741
10 Memphis  Ind 17 6 .739 18
11 Miami (FL)  Ind 18 7 .720
12 Villanova  Ind 18 7 .720 15
13 Portland Ind 19 8 .704 17
14 Niagara  Ind 15 7 .682
15 Butler  Ind 19 9 .679
16 Iona  Ind 14 7 .667
17 Boston College  Ind 17 9 .654
18 LouisvilleF Ind 19 12 .613 17
19 Syracuse  Ind 14 9 .609
20 Army  Ind 14 10 .583
21 Seton Hall  Ind 13 10 .565
22 Holy Cross  Ind 14 11 .560
23 Penn State  Ind 11 9 .550
24 DePaul Ind 13 11 .542
25 Duquesne  Ind 13 11 .542
26 Dayton  Ind 14 12 .538 20
27 Montana State  Ind 12 13 .480
28 Notre Dame  Ind 12 13 .480 11
29 Xavier  Ind 12 13 .480 9
30 Loyola (IL)  Ind 11 13 .458
31 Detroit Mercy  Ind 11 14 .440
32 Gonzaga  Ind 11 15 .423
33 Pittsburgh  Ind 10 14 .417 18
34 Washington (MO)  Ind 9 13 .409
35 Loyola (LA)  Ind 10 16 .385
36 Colgate  Ind 7 12 .368
37 Florida State  Ind 8 15 .348
38 Georgetown  Ind 8 15 .348
39 Canisius  Ind 7 16 .304
40 Siena  Ind 3 16 .158
41 Washington & Lee  Ind 1 15 .063

Ivy - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 DartmouthR Ivy 22 6 .786 13 1 .929
2 Princeton  Ivy 19 5 .792 13 1 .929
3 Yale  Ivy 10 13 .435 9 5 .643
4 Brown  Ivy 11 13 .458 6 8 .429
5 Pennsylvania  Ivy 12 14 .462 5 9 .357
6 Harvard  Ivy 10 15 .400 4 10 .286
7 Cornell  Ivy 8 15 .348 4 10 .286
8 Columbia  Ivy 3 21 .125 2 12 .143

MAC - 7 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Bowling Green StateR MAC 18 8 .692 9 3 .750
2 Miami (OH)  MAC 14 11 .560 9 3 .750
3 Ohio  MAC 14 10 .583 6 6 .500
4 Marshall  MAC 12 12 .500 6 6 .500
5 Kent State  MAC 11 13 .458 6 6 .500
6 Toledo  MAC 11 13 .458 5 7 .417
7 Western Michigan  MAC 2 20 .091 1 11 .083

Metro NY - 5 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Manhattan R Metro NY 15 6 .714 4 0 1.000
2 St. John's (NY)  Metro NY 20 6 .769 4 2 .667 7
3 Fordham  Metro NY 17 8 .680 2 2 .500
4 New York University  Metro NY 15 8 .652 2 2 .500
5 St. Francis (NY)  Metro NY 5 18 .217 0 3 .000

Mid-Atl - 10 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Saint Joseph'sR Mid-Atl 22 5 .815 7 0 1.000 12 14
2 La Salle  Mid-Atl 16 7 .696 5 2 .714
3 Muhlenburg  Mid-Atl 13 9 .591 8 6 .571
4 Bucknell  Mid-Atl 16 7 .696 6 5 .545
5 Lafayette  Mid-Atl 13 8 .619 7 6 .538
6 Gettysburg  Mid-Atl 13 13 .500 4 5 .444
7 Delaware  Mid-Atl 9 13 .409 4 6 .400
8 Rutgers  Mid-Atl 9 15 .375 3 5 .375
9 Temple  Mid-Atl 6 19 .240 4 7 .364
10 Lehigh  Mid-Atl 6 16 .273 4 10 .286

MSAC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 UtahR MSAC 21 7 .750 13 1 .929 16 18
2 Utah State  MSAC 19 7 .731 10 4 .714
3 Denver  MSAC 14 10 .583 10 4 .714
4 Brigham Young  MSAC 15 11 .577 8 6 .571
5 Montana  MSAC 10 14 .417 7 7 .500
6 Colorado State  MSAC 8 14 .364 6 8 .429
7 Wyoming  MSAC 4 22 .154 1 13 .071
8 New Mexico  MSAC 3 19 .136 1 13 .071

MVC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 CincinnatiRF MVC 26 4 .867 13 1 .929 1 5
2 Bradley  MVC 25 4 .862 12 2 .857 4 4
3 Saint Louis  MVC 20 6 .769 10 4 .714 8 12
4 Wichita State  MVC 14 12 .538 7 7 .500
5 Houston  MVC 12 14 .462 6 8 .429
6 Drake  MVC 9 15 .375 4 10 .286
7 Tulsa  MVC 10 15 .400 2 12 .143
8 North Texas  MVC 6 18 .250 2 12 .143

OVC - 7 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Eastern KentuckyR OVC 16 6 .727 10 2 .833
2 Western Kentucky  OVC 16 10 .615 8 4 .667
3 Tennessee Tech  OVC 16 9 .640 7 5 .583
4 East Tennessee State  OVC 13 10 .565 5 7 .417
5 Morehead State  OVC 11 12 .478 5 7 .417
6 Middle Tennessee  OVC 9 17 .346 4 8 .333
7 Murray State  OVC 10 15 .400 3 9 .250

PCC - 9 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 CaliforniaRFN PCC 25 4 .862 14 2 .875 11 11
2 Washington  PCC 18 8 .692 11 5 .688 19
3 UCLA  PCC 16 9 .640 10 6 .625 19
4 Stanford  PCC 15 9 .625 10 6 .625
5 Southern California  PCC 15 11 .577 8 8 .500
6 Oregon State  PCC 13 13 .500 7 9 .438
7 Idaho  PCC 11 15 .423 6 10 .375
8 Washington State  PCC 10 16 .385 3 13 .188
9 Oregon  PCC 9 16 .360 3 13 .188

SEC - 12 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Mississippi State R SEC 24 1 .960 13 1 .929 3 3
2 Auburn  SEC 20 2 .909 12 2 .857 2 8
3 Kentucky SEC 24 3 .889 12 2 .857 1 2
4 Georgia Tech  SEC 17 9 .654 9 5 .643
5 Tennessee  SEC 14 8 .636 8 6 .571 5
6 Vanderbilt  SEC 14 10 .583 8 6 .571
7 Tulane  SEC 13 11 .542 6 8 .429
8 Alabama  SEC 10 12 .455 6 8 .429
9 Georgia  SEC 11 15 .423 5 9 .357
10 Louisiana State  SEC 10 15 .400 2 12 .143
11 Florida  SEC 8 15 .348 2 12 .143
12 Mississippi  SEC 7 17 .292 1 13 .071

Southern - 9 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 West VirginiaRTF Southern 29 5 .853 11 0 1.000 4 10
2 Virginia Tech  Southern 16 5 .762 10 2 .833
3 Citadel  Southern 15 5 .750 7 4 .636
4 William & Mary  Southern 13 11 .542 7 7 .500
5 Richmond  Southern 11 11 .500 6 8 .429
6 Furman  Southern 14 12 .538 5 7 .417
7 George Washington  Southern 14 11 .560 4 7 .364
8 Davidson  Southern 9 15 .375 2 8 .200
9 Virginia Military Institute  Southern 5 13 .278 2 11 .154

SWC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Texas ChristianR SWC 20 6 .769 12 2 .857 14 16
2 Southern Methodist  SWC 16 8 .667 10 4 .714 18
3 Texas Tech  SWC 15 9 .625 8 6 .571
4 Baylor  SWC 11 13 .458 7 7 .500
5 Texas A&M  SWC 15 9 .625 6 8 .429 19
6 Arkansas  SWC 9 14 .391 6 8 .429
7 Rice  SWC 11 13 .458 5 9 .357
8 Texas  SWC 4 20 .167 2 12 .143

WCC - 7 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Saint Mary's (CA)R WCC 19 6 .760 11 1 .917 14 15
2 Santa Clara  WCC 16 9 .640 9 3 .750
3 Pepperdine  WCC 16 8 .667 8 4 .667
4 Pacific  WCC 11 15 .423 6 6 .500
5 Loyola Marymount  WCC 8 15 .348 4 8 .333
6 San Francisco  WCC 6 20 .231 3 9 .250
7 San Jose State  WCC 5 19 .208 1 11 .083

Yankee - 2 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 ConnecticutR Yankee 17 7 .708 8 2 .800
2 Rhode Island  Yankee 8 12 .400 5 5 .500