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1960-61 Season Summary

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

Consensus Player of the Year: Jerry Lucas

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

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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 Memphis
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)
Roger Kaiser (Georgia Tech)
Terry Dischinger (Purdue)
Tom Stith (St. Bonaventure)
2nd Team
Billy McGill (Utah)
Frank Burgess (Gonzaga)
Larry Siegfried (Ohio State)
Tony Jackson (St. John's (NY))
Walt Bellamy (Indiana)