1957–58 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball team

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1957-58 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball
Southern Conference champions
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 1
AP No. 1
1957-58 record 26–2 ( SoCon)
Head coach Fred Schaus
Home arena WVU Field House
Seasons
← 1956-57
1958-59 →
1957–58 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
West Virginia 12 0   1.000     26 2   .929
Virginia Tech 10 5   .667     11 8   .579
George Washington 8 4   .667     12 11   .522
The Citadel 9 6   .600     16 11   .593
Richmond 8 8   .500     14 12   .538
William & Mary 9 9   .500     15 14   .517
Furman 4 8   .333     10 16   .385
Davidson 4 8   .333     9 15   .375
Washington and Lee 4 9   .308     9 16   .360
VMI 1 12   .077     4 17   .190
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1958; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1957–58 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball team represented West Virginia University in NCAA competition in the 1957–58 season. Coached by Fred Schaus and featuring future Hall of Fame guard Jerry West, the Mountaineers, then a member of the Southern Conference, lost in the first round of that year's NCAA tournament to Manhattan.

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

  • East
    • Manhattan 89, West Virginia 84

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Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Round Pick Player NBA Club
2 13 Lloyd Sharrar Philadelphia Warriors

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.databasesports.com/ncaab/tourney.htm?yr=1958
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-02-03. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 

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