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1960-61 Season Summary

Season Index: < 1959-60 Season1961-62 Season >

National Champion: Cincinnati
Final Four: Cincinnati, Ohio State, St. Joseph's and Utah

Consensus Player of the Year: Jerry Lucas

AP First #1: Ohio StateAP Final #1: Ohio State

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Rk Conference Schls W L W-L% SRS SOS AP NCAA FF Regular Season Champ Tournament Champ
1 Athletic Association of Western Universities 5 72 55 .567 7.74 4.96 1 1 0 Southern California
2 Big Eight Conference 8 113 87 .565 6.72 5.63 1 1 0 Kansas State
3 Missouri Valley Conference 7 116 71 .620 6.32 4.50 2 1 1 Cincinnati
4 Big Ten Conference 10 125 115 .521 5.03 4.50 2 1 1 Ohio State
5 Mid-American Conference 7 84 82 .506 0.86 2.36 0 1 0 Ohio
6 Atlantic Coast Conference 8 112 98 .533 0.30 0.13 2 1 0 North Carolina Wake Forest
7 Mountain States Athletic Conference 8 106 100 .515 0.10 0.69 0 1 1 Colorado State
Utah
8 Independent 46 650 497 .567 -0.35 0.30 1 7 0
9 Ohio Valley Conference 7 89 81 .524 -1.37 0.31 0 1 0 Eastern Kentucky
Morehead State
Western Kentucky
10 Southeastern Conference 12 157 143 .523 -1.77 -1.37 0 1 0 Mississippi State
11 Metropolitan New York Conference 5 57 53 .518 -2.01 -0.57 0 1 0 St. John's (NY)
12 Southwest Conference 8 93 98 .487 -2.04 -1.10 0 1 0 Texas Tech
13 Southern Conference 9 116 102 .532 -3.40 -3.44 1 1 0 West Virginia George Washington
14 West Coast Conference 7 99 85 .538 -6.26 -3.72 0 1 0 Loyola Marymount
15 Middle Atlantic Conference 10 136 102 .571 -6.70 -5.41 0 1 1 Saint Joseph's
16 Yankee Conference 2 29 22 .569 -7.95 -4.01 0 1 0 Rhode Island
17 Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association 6 84 68 .553 -8.07 -5.52 0 1 0 Arizona State
New Mexico State
18 Ivy Group 8 95 100 .487 -9.24 -7.04 0 1 0 Princeton

AP Poll Summary

School Conf 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 Final
Ohio State Big Ten 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Cincinnati MVC - - - - - - - - 5 4 3 3 2
St. Bonaventure Ind 6 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
Kansas State Big 8 20 12 12 - 9 10 - 10 7 6 8 7 4
North Carolina ACC 5 10 11 6 7 6 4 5 6 7 7 5 5
Bradley MVC 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 5 4 4 6
Southern California AAWU - - - - - - 9 9 8 8 10 10 7
Iowa Big Ten - - - 7 6 4 6 6 9 9 5 6 8
West Virginia Southern - - - - - - - - - 10 9 8 9
Duke ACC 8 7 6 8 8 8 5 4 3 3 6 9 10
School Conf 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 Final
Auburn SEC 11 9 9 10 - - - - - - - - -
Colorado Big 8 - 15 - - - - - - - - - - -
Dayton Ind 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
DePaul Ind - - - - - 7 - - - - - - -
Detroit Mercy Ind 3 8 13 - - - - - - - - - -
Drake MVC - 20 14 - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia Tech SEC 15 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Illinois Big Ten 19 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Indiana Big Ten 4 4 4 - - - - - - - - - -
Kansas Big 8 16 20 - - - - - - - - - - -
Kentucky SEC 20 - 19 - - - - - - - - - -
Louisville Ind 9 5 5 4 4 5 8 8 10 - - - -
Maryland ACC 12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Memphis Ind - - 19 - - - - - - - - - -
North Carolina State ACC 10 10 10 - - - - - - - - - -
Providence Ind - 13 15 - - - - - - - - - -
Purdue Big Ten - - - - - - 10 - - - - - -
Saint Louis MVC - 16 8 - - - - - - - - - -
St. John's (NY) Metro NY 7 6 7 5 5 9 7 7 - - - - -
UCLA AAWU 13 14 16 9 10 - - - - - - - -
Utah MSAC 18 18 - - - - - - - - - - -
Utah State MSAC 14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Vanderbilt SEC - 17 16 - - - - - - - - - -
Wake Forest ACC - 19 - - - - - - - - - - -
Wichita State MVC 16 - 18 - - - - - - - - - -

Consensus All-America Teams

1st Team
Chet Walker (Bradley)
Jerry Lucas (Ohio State)
2nd Team
Walt Bellamy (Indiana)