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1962-63 Season Summary

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National Champion: Loyola (IL)
Final Four: Cincinnati, Duke, Loyola (IL) and Oregon State

Consensus Player of the Year: Art Heyman

AP Preseason #1: CincinnatiAP Final #1: Cincinnati

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 82 51 .617 9.55 6.69 0 1 0 Stanford
UCLA
2 Missouri Valley Conference 7 116 67 .634 8.70 5.84 2 1 1 Cincinnati
3 Big Ten Conference 10 124 114 .521 7.15 6.43 2 1 0 Illinois
Ohio State
4 Big Eight Conference 8 105 96 .522 5.01 4.88 1 1 0 Colorado
Kansas State
5 Western Athletic Conference 6 90 68 .570 3.07 3.39 1 1 0 Arizona State
6 Atlantic Coast Conference 8 102 91 .528 1.42 1.31 1 1 1 Duke Duke
7 Southeastern Conference 12 166 129 .563 0.00 -0.39 1 1 0 Mississippi State
8 Metropolitan New York Conference 5 70 49 .588 -0.03 -0.34 1 1 0 Fordham
9 Independent 56 779 604 .563 -1.13 -0.17 1 9 2
10 Southwest Conference 8 90 103 .466 -1.61 0.01 0 1 0 Texas
11 Mid-American Conference 7 79 88 .473 -2.29 -0.04 0 1 0 Bowling Green State
12 West Coast Conference 7 89 89 .500 -3.20 -1.10 0 1 0 San Francisco
13 Southern Conference 9 108 118 .478 -4.24 -2.86 0 1 0 West Virginia West Virginia
14 Ivy Group 8 97 92 .513 -7.82 -6.51 0 1 0 Princeton
15 Ohio Valley Conference 7 79 75 .513 -9.32 -7.42 0 1 0 Morehead State
Tennessee Tech
16 Middle Atlantic Conference 9 114 100 .533 -11.23 -8.74 0 1 0 Saint Joseph's
17 Yankee Conference 6 70 75 .483 -14.79 -11.16 0 1 0 Connecticut

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 12/4 12/11 12/18 12/25 1/1 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
Cincinnati MVC 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Duke ACC 2 2 2 2 8 7 6 5 4 3 3 3 2 2 2 2
Loyola (IL) Ind 4 4 4 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 5 3
Arizona State WAC - - - - 6 4 3 4 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4
Wichita State MVC - 10 - - - 8 8 7 8 10 9 - 7 8 6 5
Mississippi State SEC 6 5 5 5 10 - - 9 9 9 8 6 8 7 7 6
Ohio State Big Ten - - 3 3 2 5 4 8 - - - 9 5 5 3 7
Illinois Big Ten 8 - 10 8 4 3 5 3 3 4 4 4 6 6 8 8
New York University Metro NY - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 9 - 9
Colorado Big 8 - - 8 6 - - - - - 8 7 7 - - - 10
School Conf Pre 12/4 12/11 12/18 12/25 1/1 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
Auburn SEC - - - - - 10 - - - - - - 9 - - -
Georgia Tech SEC - - - - - - 7 6 7 6 6 10 - 10 - -
Indiana Big Ten - 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kentucky SEC 3 9 - 9 5 6 - - - - - - - - - -
North Carolina ACC - - - - - - 10 - - - - - - - - -
Oregon State Ind 7 7 9 - - - - 10 - - - - - - - -
Providence Ind - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 -
Seattle Ind - - - 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Southern California AAWU - - - - 7 - - - - - - - - - - -
St. Bonaventure Ind 9 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Stanford AAWU - - - - 9 - - - 10 7 10 8 - - 9 -
UCLA AAWU - - - - - 9 - - - - - - - - - -
West Virginia Southern 5 3 6 7 - - 9 - 6 - - - - - - -
Wisconsin Big Ten 10 6 7 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Consensus All-America Teams

1st Team
Art Heyman (Duke)
Barry Kramer (New York University)
Jerry Harkness (Loyola (IL))
Ron Bonham (Cincinnati)
Tom Thacker (Cincinnati)
2nd Team
Bill Green (Colorado State)
Cotton Nash (Kentucky)
Gary Bradds (Ohio State)
Nate Thurmond (Bowling Green State)
Rod Thorn (West Virginia)