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1959-60 Standings

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National Champion: Ohio State
Final Four: California, Cincinnati, New York University and Ohio State

Consensus Player of the Year: Oscar Robertson

AP First #1: CincinnatiAP Final #1: Cincinnati

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Records do not reflect forfeits or vacated games

AAWU - 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 CaliforniaRF AAWU 28 2 .933 11 1 .917 63.2 49.6 21.03 7.41 2 2
2 UCLA  AAWU 14 12 .538 7 5 .583 64.2 64.8 6.78 7.32
3 Southern California AAWU 16 11 .593 5 7 .417 66.8 63.5 11.53 8.29 10
4 Stanford  AAWU 11 14 .440 4 7 .364 55.8 55.0 6.74 5.98
5 Washington  AAWU 15 13 .536 2 9 .182 59.2 58.3 7.08 6.16

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 R ACC 18 6 .750 12 2 .857 73.1 62.3 14.04 3.21 12
2 Wake Forest  ACC 21 7 .750 12 2 .857 72.8 63.1 12.02 2.38 8 19
3 Maryland  ACC 15 8 .652 9 5 .643 65.0 61.2 4.55 0.73
4 DukeT ACC 17 11 .607 7 7 .500 64.2 63.2 3.97 2.93 16 18
5 South Carolina  ACC 10 16 .385 6 8 .429 73.9 80.6 -6.70 0.06
6 North Carolina State  ACC 11 15 .423 5 9 .357 60.4 60.2 4.07 3.88
7 Clemson  ACC 10 16 .385 4 10 .286 63.9 71.0 -7.39 -0.27
8 Virginia  ACC 6 18 .250 1 13 .071 66.4 76.3 -8.64 1.28

Big 8 - 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 KansasR Big 8 19 9 .679 10 4 .714 69.6 65.0 10.87 6.23
2 Kansas State R Big 8 16 10 .615 10 4 .714 67.0 64.0 9.14 6.14 15
3 Oklahoma  Big 8 14 11 .560 9 5 .643 59.7 56.8 7.59 4.71
4 Colorado  Big 8 13 11 .542 7 7 .500 61.8 61.5 6.49 6.24
5 Iowa State  Big 8 15 9 .625 7 7 .500 62.7 62.0 7.10 6.32
6 Missouri  Big 8 12 13 .480 5 9 .357 68.0 68.8 3.18 4.02
7 Oklahoma State  Big 8 10 15 .400 4 10 .286 52.1 52.2 3.96 4.04
8 Nebraska  Big 8 7 17 .292 4 10 .286 62.2 63.2 4.66 5.66

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 Ohio StateRFN Big Ten 25 3 .893 13 1 .929 90.4 69.8 25.88 5.21 2 3
2 Indiana  Big Ten 20 4 .833 11 3 .786 82.3 73.5 14.94 6.11 7 7
3 Illinois  Big Ten 16 7 .696 8 6 .571 79.6 76.9 9.95 7.26 8
4 Minnesota  Big Ten 12 12 .500 8 6 .571 70.6 68.8 8.06 6.23
5 Northwestern  Big Ten 11 12 .478 8 6 .571 69.6 73.3 3.16 6.85
6 Iowa  Big Ten 14 10 .583 6 8 .429 72.2 71.7 7.20 6.70 14
7 Purdue  Big Ten 11 12 .478 6 8 .429 74.1 73.5 5.10 4.51
8 Michigan State  Big Ten 10 11 .476 5 9 .357 78.8 77.3 7.42 5.99 11
9 Wisconsin  Big Ten 8 16 .333 4 10 .286 71.8 80.7 -2.55 6.32
10 Michigan  Big Ten 4 20 .167 1 13 .071 64.6 77.4 -7.71 5.05

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 New Mexico StateR BIAA 20 7 .741 8 2 .800 69.3 62.1 0.79 -6.46
2 Arizona State  BIAA 16 7 .696 7 3 .700 80.0 75.2 -2.56 -7.36
3 West Texas A&M  BIAA 11 9 .550 7 3 .700 76.9 82.0 -13.10 -8.03
4 Arizona  BIAA 10 14 .417 4 6 .400 66.6 72.1 -13.47 -7.90
5 Hardin-Simmons  BIAA 8 18 .308 3 7 .300 71.8 79.4 -15.00 -7.37
6 Texas-El Paso  BIAA 6 19 .240 1 9 .100 64.1 76.7 -17.28 -4.67

Ind - 47 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 (FL) Ind 23 4 .852 87.0 81.9 2.10 -2.96 8 10
2 Providence R Ind 24 5 .828 69.5 59.3 9.97 -0.20 14 14
3 Idaho State Ind 21 5 .808 67.5 63.1 1.73 -2.74
4 St. Bonaventure  Ind 21 5 .808 79.6 75.6 7.14 3.09 9 9
5 Memphis  Ind 18 5 .783 75.0 63.7 10.46 -0.85
6 Holy Cross  Ind 20 6 .769 79.2 74.8 2.94 -1.46 13 16
7 Villanova  Ind 20 6 .769 73.6 62.8 9.86 -1.02 8 17
8 Dayton  Ind 21 7 .750 66.3 60.5 10.91 5.07 13
9 Detroit Mercy  Ind 20 7 .741 80.7 72.9 9.77 1.98 11
10 Navy Ind 16 6 .727 71.0 63.2 5.62 -2.22
11 Iona  Ind 13 5 .722 66.3 60.0 -2.25 -8.53
12 DePaul Ind 17 7 .708 72.4 70.3 7.43 5.33 20
13 Seton Hall  Ind 16 7 .696 79.9 79.2 -2.59 -3.23
14 Oregon Ind 19 10 .655 60.4 57.8 5.31 2.76
15 Notre Dame Ind 17 9 .654 71.2 64.8 10.59 4.21
16 Xavier  Ind 17 9 .654 73.3 73.3 2.84 2.84
17 Syracuse  Ind 13 8 .619 74.9 75.2 -4.82 -4.61
18 Seattle  Ind 16 10 .615 78.1 76.0 0.50 -1.55
19 Army  Ind 14 9 .609 65.5 70.5 -7.63 -2.63
20 Saint Francis (PA)  Ind 14 9 .609 71.1 72.7 -1.34 0.27
21 Boston University  Ind 14 10 .583 68.2 75.1 -5.99 0.87
22 Butler  Ind 15 11 .577 73.2 81.8 1.70 10.37
23 Louisville  Ind 15 11 .577 71.8 68.7 6.15 3.10
24 Oregon State  Ind 15 11 .577 55.7 56.5 3.91 4.70
25 Air Force Ind 12 10 .545 59.9 64.2 -6.50 -2.23
26 Creighton  Ind 13 11 .542 68.9 74.1 -5.73 -0.55
27 Gonzaga  Ind 14 12 .538 68.7 70.4 -3.21 -1.47
28 Marquette  Ind 13 12 .520 68.8 68.5 4.22 3.92
29 Niagara  Ind 13 12 .520 73.6 73.3 -1.61 -1.95
30 Centenary (LA)  Ind 12 12 .500 66.5 69.6 -9.62 -6.48
31 Penn State  Ind 11 11 .500 70.1 68.8 -3.86 -5.21
32 Washington State  Ind 13 13 .500 63.2 65.9 -0.42 2.30
33 Loyola (LA)  Ind 12 13 .480 63.2 67.6 -8.55 -4.16
34 Oklahoma City  Ind 12 13 .480 71.1 70.5 0.02 -0.55
35 Colgate  Ind 11 12 .478 71.5 78.7 -14.80 -7.53
36 Georgetown  Ind 11 12 .478 73.3 75.0 -4.39 -2.67
37 Washington (MO)  Ind 11 13 .458 68.4 78.8 -16.23 -5.89
38 Loyola (IL)  Ind 10 12 .455 66.7 72.4 -7.88 -2.16
39 Boston College  Ind 11 14 .440 73.7 79.4 -7.60 -1.91
40 Montana State  Ind 11 14 .440 69.7 73.2 -5.94 -2.37
41 Pittsburgh  Ind 11 14 .440 69.4 74.5 -3.76 1.37
42 Canisius  Ind 10 13 .435 69.8 71.8 -2.95 -0.95
43 Idaho  Ind 11 15 .423 59.7 59.3 1.18 0.72
44 Portland  Ind 11 15 .423 61.2 66.5 -5.40 -0.08
45 Florida State  Ind 10 15 .400 76.2 79.3 -6.94 -3.79
46 Duquesne  Ind 8 15 .348 65.3 68.0 -0.92 1.79
47 Siena  Ind 3 18 .143 47.5 65.8 -20.89 -2.62

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 15 9 .625 11 3 .786 69.4 66.9 -4.46 -6.96
2 Dartmouth  Ivy 14 9 .609 10 4 .714 74.9 70.7 -2.12 -6.36
3 Cornell  Ivy 13 10 .565 8 6 .571 71.5 69.3 -5.55 -7.74
4 Pennsylvania  Ivy 14 11 .560 8 6 .571 60.4 60.5 -5.67 -5.63
5 Brown  Ivy 13 12 .520 8 6 .571 70.0 73.3 -9.75 -6.43
6 Harvard  Ivy 12 11 .522 6 8 .429 67.2 74.4 -15.04 -7.87
7 Yale  Ivy 6 17 .261 3 11 .214 72.2 77.7 -11.60 -6.12
8 Columbia  Ivy 9 14 .391 2 12 .143 71.2 74.9 -12.60 -8.87

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 OhioR MAC 16 8 .667 10 2 .833 79.7 74.3 5.58 0.20 18
2 Toledo  MAC 18 6 .750 9 3 .750 65.1 60.3 5.56 0.83 11
3 Bowling Green State  MAC 10 14 .417 6 6 .500 73.6 78.3 -3.41 1.33
4 Miami (OH)  MAC 8 16 .333 6 6 .500 72.8 77.9 -2.94 2.19
5 Western Michigan  MAC 13 11 .542 5 7 .417 75.8 78.9 -5.51 -2.34
6 Marshall  MAC 10 13 .435 4 8 .333 78.5 82.1 -2.04 1.64
7 Kent State  MAC 7 16 .304 2 10 .167 72.7 78.5 -6.17 -0.31

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 UniversityRF Metro NY 22 5 .815 4 0 1.000 73.4 66.2 8.93 1.81 12 12
2 St. John's (NY)  Metro NY 17 8 .680 5 1 .833 76.0 72.6 3.96 0.53 11 20
3 St. Francis (NY)  Metro NY 13 8 .619 2 1 .667 65.2 73.7 -13.95 -5.45
4 Manhattan  Metro NY 13 11 .542 2 2 .500 69.9 72.3 -4.01 -1.62
5 Fordham  Metro NY 8 18 .308 1 3 .250 66.0 76.8 -13.31 -2.46

Mid-Atl - 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 Saint Joseph'sR Mid-Atl 20 7 .741 7 1 .875 78.7 73.6 4.04 -1.10
2 La Salle  Mid-Atl 16 6 .727 6 1 .857 73.4 67.7 0.09 -5.69 14
3 Temple  Mid-Atl 17 9 .654 9 2 .818 70.2 67.4 -2.31 -5.15
4 Gettysburg  Mid-Atl 15 11 .577 7 3 .700 70.5 70.2 -10.30 -10.69
5 Bucknell  Mid-Atl 10 11 .476 6 5 .545 64.8 69.7 -14.53 -9.59
6 Rutgers  Mid-Atl 11 14 .440 4 4 .500 68.7 73.2 -15.65 -11.20
7 Lafayette  Mid-Atl 12 13 .480 6 7 .462 73.3 75.6 -11.94 -9.57
8 Lehigh  Mid-Atl 6 16 .273 4 10 .286 63.9 73.7 -22.24 -12.46
9 Muhlenburg  Mid-Atl 8 18 .308 3 11 .214 70.8 82.2 -19.87 -8.45
10 Delaware  Mid-Atl 7 16 .304 1 9 .100 59.6 78.5 -27.09 -8.17

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 26 3 .897 13 1 .929 82.8 73.5 10.35 1.06 4 6
2 Utah State  MSAC 24 5 .828 12 2 .857 78.3 66.8 11.07 -0.45 7 8
3 Colorado State  MSAC 13 10 .565 10 4 .714 69.6 63.4 4.59 -1.60
4 Denver  MSAC 13 11 .542 8 6 .571 72.9 72.3 -0.76 -1.36
5 Brigham Young  MSAC 8 17 .320 5 9 .357 67.0 75.1 -5.73 2.31
6 Montana  MSAC 7 17 .292 3 11 .214 68.0 74.6 -6.90 -0.33
7 New Mexico  MSAC 6 19 .240 3 11 .214 70.1 83.4 -13.98 -0.67
8 Wyoming  MSAC 5 19 .208 2 12 .143 61.6 69.9 -10.39 -2.10

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 CincinnatiRF MVC 28 2 .933 13 1 .929 86.0 64.8 26.42 5.21 1 1
2 Bradley  MVC 27 2 .931 12 2 .857 79.5 66.1 17.55 4.18 2 4
3 Saint Louis  MVC 19 8 .704 9 5 .643 70.7 64.4 13.87 7.60 6 15
4 Wichita State  MVC 14 12 .538 6 8 .429 77.0 73.1 8.01 4.14
5 Houston  MVC 13 12 .520 6 8 .429 67.5 67.0 5.66 5.07
6 Tulsa  MVC 9 17 .346 5 9 .357 63.0 70.8 -2.88 4.93
7 Drake  MVC 11 14 .440 4 10 .286 62.8 66.9 2.24 6.33
8 North Texas  MVC 7 19 .269 1 13 .071 67.9 84.0 -11.51 4.67

OVC - 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 Western KentuckyR OVC 21 7 .750 10 2 .833 80.3 73.4 6.03 -0.85 18
2 Eastern Kentucky  OVC 14 8 .636 9 3 .750 77.5 71.8 4.17 -1.56
3 Tennessee Tech  OVC 13 9 .591 7 4 .636 74.7 71.1 2.57 -1.03
4 Murray State  OVC 12 11 .522 7 4 .636 75.6 73.5 1.17 -0.95
5 Morehead State  OVC 5 14 .263 3 7 .300 73.8 83.6 -11.39 -1.56
6 East Tennessee State  OVC 9 14 .391 2 10 .167 80.3 90.5 -11.60 -1.38
7 Middle Tennessee  OVC 9 14 .391 2 10 .167 76.9 85.7 -11.77 -2.92

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 Auburn R SEC 19 3 .864 12 2 .857 64.3 58.2 2.02 -4.03 11 11
2 Georgia Tech SEC 22 6 .786 11 3 .786 69.4 60.0 8.46 -0.88 6 13
3 Kentucky  SEC 18 7 .720 10 4 .714 72.2 65.4 9.28 2.49 13
4 Mississippi  SEC 15 9 .625 8 6 .571 65.1 68.7 -6.53 -2.92
5 Tulane  SEC 13 11 .542 8 6 .571 63.7 66.4 -5.37 -2.67
6 Vanderbilt  SEC 14 9 .609 7 7 .500 68.9 67.8 -0.98 -2.08
7 Tennessee  SEC 12 11 .522 7 7 .500 70.6 68.4 -0.45 -2.63
8 Georgia  SEC 12 13 .480 6 8 .429 68.5 71.5 -6.28 -3.24
9 Mississippi State  SEC 12 13 .480 5 9 .357 64.2 67.2 -5.65 -2.65
10 Alabama  SEC 7 17 .292 4 10 .286 58.6 68.0 -10.21 -0.80
11 Florida  SEC 6 16 .273 3 11 .214 69.0 75.9 -9.53 -2.59
12 Louisiana State  SEC 5 18 .217 3 11 .214 65.0 74.4 -13.32 -3.89

Southern - 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 Virginia Tech R Southern 20 6 .769 12 1 .923 81.8 71.0 5.61 -5.16 17
2 West VirginiaT Southern 26 5 .839 9 2 .818 89.5 75.8 13.13 -0.55 2 5
3 William & Mary  Southern 15 11 .577 10 5 .667 75.8 76.0 -4.71 -4.50
4 Citadel  Southern 15 8 .652 8 4 .667 73.4 67.9 0.51 -5.07
5 George Washington  Southern 15 11 .577 7 5 .583 78.2 74.8 1.51 -1.95
6 Furman  Southern 9 16 .360 6 7 .462 76.9 81.8 -8.14 -3.22
7 Virginia Military Institute  Southern 4 16 .200 3 11 .214 70.6 80.9 -13.15 -2.91
8 Richmond  Southern 7 18 .280 2 12 .143 65.8 79.2 -15.49 -2.08
9 Davidson  Southern 5 19 .208 0 10 .000 59.5 78.7 -21.66 -2.46

SWC - 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 TexasR SWC 18 8 .692 11 3 .786 74.0 68.3 5.66 -0.05
2 Texas A&M  SWC 19 5 .792 10 4 .714 70.6 60.5 10.75 0.66 8
3 Southern Methodist  SWC 17 7 .708 10 4 .714 71.5 64.5 8.72 1.68
4 Arkansas  SWC 12 11 .522 7 7 .500 70.9 69.4 2.34 0.90
5 Texas Tech  SWC 10 14 .417 7 7 .500 66.2 71.3 -3.28 1.81
6 Baylor  SWC 12 12 .500 6 8 .429 67.4 65.6 3.02 1.19
7 Texas Christian  SWC 7 17 .292 4 10 .286 67.5 73.3 -4.71 1.12
8 Rice  SWC 4 20 .167 1 13 .071 62.4 74.2 -11.06 0.72

WCC - 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 Santa ClaraR WCC 21 10 .677 9 3 .750 64.2 58.9 6.83 1.59
2 Loyola Marymount  WCC 19 8 .704 9 3 .750 60.9 55.3 3.66 -2.01
3 Pepperdine  WCC 14 11 .560 8 4 .667 68.9 69.3 -2.58 -2.18
4 Saint Mary's (CA)  WCC 15 11 .577 7 5 .583 61.0 62.6 -1.81 -0.16
5 San Francisco  WCC 9 16 .360 5 7 .417 57.5 63.8 -5.11 1.22
6 Pacific  WCC 9 17 .346 2 10 .167 58.3 66.5 -8.84 -0.63
7 San Jose State  WCC 6 19 .240 2 10 .167 51.5 62.0 -10.28 0.27

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 9 .654 8 2 .800 72.2 69.3 -2.38 -5.26
2 Rhode Island  Yankee 12 14 .462 6 4 .600 72.1 79.7 -13.20 -5.54