1956–57 Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball season

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Final standings[edit]

Team ACC Regular Season Regular Season % All Games All Games % Nonconference Games Ranked AP All Ranked AP Nonconference
North Carolina 14–0 1.000 32–0 1.000
Maryland 9–5 .643 16–10 .615
Duke 8–6 .571 13–11 .542
Wake Forest 7–7 .500 19–9 .679
NC State 7–7 .500 15–11 .577
South Carolina 5–9 .357 17–12 .586
Clemson 3–11 .214 7–17 .292
Virginia 3–11 .214 6–19 .240
Total 125–89 .584

ACC Tournament[edit]

See 1957 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament

NCAA tournament[edit]

Round of 23[edit]

North Carolina 90, Yale 74

Regional semi-finals[edit]

North Carolina 87, Canisius 75

Regional final[edit]

North Carolina 67, Syracuse 58

National semi-finals[edit]

North Carolina 74, Michigan St 70 (3ot)

National championship[edit]

North Carolina 54, Kansas 53 (3ot)

ACC's NCAA record[edit]

6–0

NIT[edit]

League rules prevented ACC teams from playing in the NIT, 1954–1966

External links[edit]