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1940 Independent Year Summary

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Record: 188-152-22, .550 W-L% (4th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.11 (6th of 10) ▪ SOS: -0.10 (6th of 10)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Boston College, Cornell, Fordham, Notre Dame and Pennsylvania)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Boston College, Cornell, Fordham, Georgetown, Hardin-Simmons, Pennsylvania and Santa Clara)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Boston College 11 0 0 1.000 30.8 5.9 16.65 -1.08
Hardin-Simmons 9 0 0 1.000 26.1 8.4 5.33 -10.78
Duquesne 7 1 0 .875 14.8 8.0 6.75 -1.38
Penn State 6 1 1 .813 16.9 5.8 6.13 -4.00
Pennsylvania 6 1 1 .813 30.9 9.9 17.43 4.55
Santa Clara 6 1 1 .813 19.4 5.8 16.77 4.15
Georgetown 8 2 0 .800 28.0 5.5 11.82 -2.18
Detroit Mercy 7 2 0 .778 16.3 3.0 5.87 -4.13
Fordham 7 2 0 .778 18.0 6.9 14.21 4.32
Notre Dame 7 2 0 .778 18.7 7.4 10.15 2.71
Cornell 6 2 0 .750 25.1 4.8 19.51 4.88
Navy 6 2 1 .722 11.8 5.1 6.97 0.30
Princeton 5 2 1 .688 14.9 14.0 2.93 0.68
Columbia 5 2 2 .667 9.0 8.0 6.40 4.29
Brown 6 3 1 .650 12.4 9.4 -1.01 -3.71
Colgate 5 3 0 .625 15.6 9.5 6.34 1.96
Saint Mary's (CA) 5 3 0 .625 12.5 8.5 5.08 1.71
George Washington 5 3 1 .611 8.7 9.1 -3.64 -3.87
Harvard 3 2 3 .563 9.6 6.1 5.30 2.80
Dartmouth 5 4 0 .556 15.0 9.1 3.03 -1.53
Gonzaga 5 4 1 .550 13.3 7.9 -2.81 -7.31
Temple 4 4 1 .500 17.2 12.6 3.73 2.62
West Virginia 4 4 1 .500 14.1 10.4 -2.31 -2.98
Holy Cross 4 5 1 .450 11.7 12.5 -0.50 0.70
Hampden-Sydney 4 5 0 .444 10.7 16.7 -14.41 -9.86
Villanova 4 5 0 .444 16.3 11.0 3.11 0.44
Virginia 4 5 0 .444 13.0 11.4 -1.44 -2.11
Michigan State 3 4 1 .438 13.5 9.5 8.58 6.96
Pittsburgh 3 4 1 .438 10.6 12.8 7.89 10.64
Syracuse 3 4 1 .438 14.3 16.8 3.35 6.10
Carnegie Mellon 3 5 0 .375 8.3 14.0 -6.33 -4.33
Sewanee 3 5 0 .375 16.5 15.6 -11.01 -8.88
Manhattan 3 6 0 .333 18.3 17.2 -1.97 -0.30
Centenary (LA) 3 7 0 .300 8.3 17.5 -12.07 -3.67
Loyola Marymount 3 7 0 .300 8.9 17.2 -10.01 -3.01
Miami (FL) 3 7 0 .300 13.1 19.7 -9.43 -5.73
Marquette 2 6 1 .278 18.0 22.9 -1.48 3.52
New York University 2 7 0 .222 7.9 20.6 -11.00 -0.11
San Francisco 1 6 1 .188 9.1 15.6 -4.02 3.23
Army 1 7 1 .167 6.0 21.9 -7.02 3.53
Yale 1 7 0 .125 5.4 20.3 -6.41 6.59

AP Poll Summary

School 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 Final
Boston College 8 10 9 8 8 4 4 5
Santa Clara     20 19 16 19 15 11
Fordham 11 11   17 13 15 14 12
Georgetown   15 10 9 9 9 9 13
Pennsylvania 9 8 15 15   12 10 14
Cornell 1 1 1 1 2 5 13 15
Hardin-Simmons             20 17
Columbia   20            
Detroit Mercy     17          
Navy     14          
Notre Dame 6 2 2 7 7 14    
Penn State     18 16 20 20    

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1941-01-01 Cotton Bowl Texas A&M 13 Fordham 12 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1941-01-01 Orange Bowl Mississippi State 14 Georgetown 7 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1941-01-01 Sugar Bowl Boston College 19 Tennessee 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)