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1962-63 Season Summary

Season Index: < 1961-62 Season1963-64 Season >

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

Consensus Player of the Year:

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

2nd Team
Nate Thurmond (Bowling Green State)