1952-53 NCAA Men's Basketball AP Poll

Name the teams that cracked the AP Top 20 during the 1952-53 men's college basketball season
The final poll was released on March 17, prior to the 1953 NCAA tournament
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Week 1 (12/16)
1
La Salle
6
0
Independent
2
Kansas State
3
0
Big Seven
3
Illinois
2
0
Big Ten
4
Seton Hall
6
0
Independent
5
Oklahoma A&M
4
0
Missouri Valley
6
NC State
5
1
SoCon
7
Notre Dame
3
0
Independent
8
Holy Cross
2
0
Independent
9
Washington
3
1
Pacific Coast
10
LSU
4
0
SEC
11
Western Kentucky
3
0
Ohio Valley
12
UCLA
3
1
Pacific Coast
13
Oklahoma City
4
2
Independent
14
St. Bonaventure
4
0
Little Three
15
Tulsa
3
0
Missouri Valley
16
Minnesota
3
0
Big Ten
17
Saint Louis
1
1
Missouri Valley
18
California
4
0
Pacific Coast
19
Indiana
1
2
Big Ten
20
Kansas
1
1
Big Seven
Navy
4
0
Independent
 
 
 
 
 
Week 2 (12/23)
1
La Salle
8
0
Independent
2
Illinois
3
0
Big Ten
3
Seton Hall
9
0
Independent
4
Holy Cross
4
0
Independent
5
Kansas State
4
1
Big Seven
6
NC State
7
1
SoCon
7
Washington
3
1
Pacific Coast
8
LSU
5
0
SEC
9
Oklahoma A&M
6
1
Missouri Valley
10
Western Kentucky
5
1
Ohio Valley
11
Notre Dame
5
1
Independent
12
St. Bonaventure
5
0
Little Three
13
Navy
6
0
Independent
14
Tulsa
5
0
Missouri Valley
15
Indiana
3
2
Big Ten
16
Seattle
2
2
Independent
17
Minnesota
3
0
Big Ten
18
Colorado
4
0
Big Seven
19
Oklahoma City
6
0
Independent
20
Idaho
4
1
Pacific Coast
UCLA
4
2
Pacific Coast
 
 
 
 
 
Week 3 (12/30)
1
Kansas State
6
1
Big Seven
2
Seton Hall
9
0
Independent
3
La Salle
9
1
Independent
4
Illinois
4
1
Big Ten
5
Washington
7
1
Pacific Coast
6
Holy Cross
5
0
Independent
7
Oklahoma A&M
9
1
Missouri Valley
8
Tulsa
7
1
Missouri Valley
9
Minnesota
4
0
Big Ten
10
Western Kentucky
5
2
Ohio Valley
11
NC State
9
2
SoCon
12
Indiana
3
2
Big Ten
13
Seattle
8
2
Independent
14
DePaul
8
2
Independent
15
St. Bonaventure
5
1
Little Three
16
Oklahoma City
7
0
Independent
17
LSU
6
1
SEC
18
Toledo
5
0
MAC
19
Notre Dame
5
1
Independent
20
Wayne State
7
0
Presidents' Athletic
 
 
 
 
 
Week 4 (1/6)
1
Kansas State
7
1
Big Seven
2
Seton Hall
13
0
Independent
3
La Salle
11
1
Independent
4
Illinois
5
1
Big Ten
5
Oklahoma A&M
10
1
Missouri Valley
6
Washington
9
1
Pacific Coast
7
Indiana
5
2
Big Ten
8
Fordham
9
0
Metropolitan New York
9
NC State
12
2
SoCon
10
Western Kentucky
9
2
Ohio Valley
11
LSU
7
1
SEC
12
USC
10
0
Pacific Coast
13
Notre Dame
8
1
Independent
14
Holy Cross
5
3
Independent
15
Navy
6
0
Independent
16
Seattle
9
1
Independent
17
Tulsa
9
2
Missouri Valley
18
Idaho
8
4
Pacific Coast
19
Minnesota
5
2
Big Ten
20
California
6
4
Pacific Coast
 
 
 
 
 
Week 5 (1/13)
1
Kansas State
8
1
Big Seven
2
Seton Hall
15
0
Independent
3
La Salle
13
1
Independent
4
Illinois
8
1
Big Ten
5
Washington
11
1
Pacific Coast
6
Indiana
7
2
Big Ten
7
Fordham
11
0
Metropolitan New York
8
NC State
14
2
SoCon
9
Oklahoma A&M
10
2
Missouri Valley
10
Western Kentucky
11
2
Ohio Valley
11
Notre Dame
9
1
Independent
12
USC
11
1
Pacific Coast
13
Tulsa
11
2
Missouri Valley
14
LSU
10
1
SEC
15
Kansas
8
3
Big Seven
16
Seattle
11
2
Independent
17
Holy Cross
7
3
Independent
18
Oklahoma City
10
1
Independent
19
UCLA
8
5
Pacific Coast
20
Georgetown
6
1
Independent
 
 
 
 
 
Week 6 (1/20)
1
Seton Hall
18
0
Independent
2
Indiana
8
2
Big Ten
3
Washington
13
1
Pacific Coast
4
Kansas State
8
2
Big Seven
5
La Salle
14
2
Independent
6
Illinois
8
2
Big Ten
7
Oklahoma A&M
12
2
Missouri Valley
8
NC State
16
2
SoCon
9
Kansas
9
3
Big Seven
10
Fordham
12
1
Metropolitan New York
11
Tulsa
12
2
Missouri Valley
12
Western Kentucky
12
3
Ohio Valley
13
Seattle
13
2
Independent
14
California
9
5
Pacific Coast
15
LSU
11
1
SEC
16
Notre Dame
10
2
Independent
17
Oklahoma City
11
2
Independent
18
Eastern Kentucky
9
2
Ohio Valley
19
Minnesota
7
4
Big Ten
20
Manhattan
8
2
Metropolitan New York
 
 
 
 
 
Week 7 (1/27)
1
Seton Hall
19
0
Independent
2
Indiana
9
2
Big Ten
3
Washington
15
1
Pacific Coast
4
La Salle
15
2
Independent
5
Kansas State
9
2
Big Seven
6
Illinois
9
2
Big Ten
7
Fordham
13
2
Metropolitan New York
8
Oklahoma A&M
12
3
Missouri Valley
9
Western Kentucky
15
3
Ohio Valley
10
DePaul
14
4
Independent
11
LSU
13
1
SEC
12
NC State
16
3
SoCon
13
Seattle
15
2
Independent
14
Kansas
9
4
Big Seven
15
Eastern Kentucky
11
3
Ohio Valley
16
Navy
9
2
Independent
17
Notre Dame
11
2
Independent
18
North Carolina
13
3
SoCon
19
Manhattan
10
2
Metropolitan New York
20
Tulsa
13
4
Missouri Valley
Week 8 (2/3)
1
Seton Hall
21
0
Independent
2
Indiana
10
2
Big Ten
3
Washington
18
1
Pacific Coast
4
La Salle
16
2
Independent
5
Kansas State
10
2
Big Seven
6
Illinois
9
2
Big Ten
7
DePaul
15
4
Independent
8
Western Kentucky
16
3
Ohio Valley
9
Oklahoma A&M
14
3
Missouri Valley
10
LSU
14
1
SEC
11
Seattle
15
2
Independent
12
North Carolina
15
3
SoCon
13
Fordham
14
2
Metropolitan New York
14
California
11
5
Pacific Coast
15
NC State
17
4
SoCon
16
Oklahoma City
11
3
Independent
17
Holy Cross
8
4
Independent
18
Kansas
9
4
Big Seven
19
Manhattan
12
2
Metropolitan New York
20
Niagara
15
2
Little Three
 
 
 
 
 
Week 9 (2/10)
1
Seton Hall
22
0
Independent
2
Indiana
12
2
Big Ten
3
Washington
20
1
Pacific Coast
4
La Salle
18
2
Independent
5
Illinois
12
2
Big Ten
6
Oklahoma A&M
16
3
Missouri Valley
7
DePaul
17
4
Independent
8
LSU
15
1
SEC
9
Western Kentucky
20
3
Ohio Valley
10
Kansas State
11
3
Big Seven
11
Seattle
19
2
Independent
12
NC State
19
4
SoCon
13
Oklahoma City
13
3
Independent
14
Kansas
10
4
Big Seven
15
Manhattan
14
2
Metropolitan New York
16
Fordham
15
3
Metropolitan New York
17
Louisville
16
3
Independent
18
Niagara
17
3
Little Three
19
California
12
6
Pacific Coast
20
Tulsa
14
5
Missouri Valley
 
 
 
 
 
Week 10 (2/17)
1
Seton Hall
24
0
Independent
2
Indiana
13
2
Big Ten
3
Washington
22
1
Pacific Coast
4
La Salle
20
2
Independent
5
Illinois
13
2
Big Ten
6
LSU
17
1
SEC
7
Oklahoma A&M
17
4
Missouri Valley
8
Kansas State
12
3
Big Seven
9
Western Kentucky
20
4
Ohio Valley
10
Kansas
12
4
Big Seven
11
Seattle
20
3
Independent
12
Oklahoma City
14
3
Independent
13
Manhattan
16
2
Metropolitan New York
14
DePaul
17
6
Independent
15
NC State
20
5
SoCon
16
Louisville
18
4
Independent
17
Murray State
17
5
Ohio Valley
18
Duke
15
6
SoCon
19
California
13
7
Pacific Coast
20
Villanova
13
7
Independent
 
 
 
 
 
Week 11 (2/24)
1
Seton Hall
26
0
Independent
2
Indiana
16
2
Big Ten
3
Washington
24
1
Pacific Coast
4
La Salle
22
2
Independent
5
Kansas
13
5
Big Seven
6
LSU
19
1
SEC
7
Oklahoma A&M
19
5
Missouri Valley
8
Western Kentucky
22
5
Ohio Valley
9
Kansas State
13
4
Big Seven
10
Illinois
15
3
Big Ten
11
Oklahoma City
15
4
Independent
12
Miami of Ohio
16
3
MAC
13
NC State
22
5
SoCon
14
Seattle
22
3
Independent
15
DePaul
19
6
Independent
16
Manhattan
18
2
Metropolitan New York
17
Notre Dame
16
4
Independent
18
Louisville
20
4
Independent
19
Duquesne
15
7
Independent
20
Eastern Kentucky
15
6
Ohio Valley
 
 
 
 
 
Week 12 (3/3)
1
Indiana
17
2
Big Ten
2
La Salle
24
2
Independent
3
Seton Hall
27
1
Independent
4
Washington
25
2
Pacific Coast
5
LSU
20
1
SEC
6
Kansas
13
5
Big Seven
7
Oklahoma A&M
19
6
Missouri Valley
8
Kansas State
15
4
Big Seven
9
Western Kentucky
22
5
Ohio Valley
10
Illinois
15
4
Big Ten
11
Oklahoma City
17
4
Independent
12
NC State
25
5
SoCon
13
Notre Dame
17
4
Independent
14
Louisville
20
5
Independent
15
Seattle
26
3
Independent
16
Miami of Ohio
17
4
MAC
17
Eastern Kentucky
16
8
Ohio Valley
18
Duquesne
18
7
Independent
19
Navy
16
4
Independent
20
Holy Cross
18
5
Independent
 
 
 
 
 
Week 13 (3/10)
1
Indiana
19
3
Big Ten
2
Washington
27
2
Pacific Coast
3
La Salle
24
2
Independent
4
Seton Hall
28
2
Independent
5
Kansas
16
5
Big Seven
6
Oklahoma A&M
22
6
Missouri Valley
7
LSU
20
1
SEC
8
Kansas State
16
4
Big Seven
9
Western Kentucky
24
5
Ohio Valley
10
Oklahoma City
18
4
Independent
11
Duquesne
19
7
Independent
12
Wake Forest
23
6
SoCon
13
Illinois
18
4
Big Ten
14
Louisville
22
6
Independent
15
Seattle
27
3
Independent
16
Wyoming
23
8
Mountain States
17
Notre Dame
17
4
Independent
18
NC State
26
6
SoCon
19
Navy
16
4
Independent
20
Manhattan
20
4
Metropolitan New York
St. John's
15
5
Metropolitan New York
 
 
 
 
 
Final Poll
1
Indiana
23
3
Big Ten
2
Seton Hall
31
2
Independent
3
Kansas
19
6
Big Seven
4
Washington
29
3
Pacific Coast
5
LSU
22
3
LSU
6
La Salle
25
3
Independent
7
St. John's
17
6
Metropolitan New York
8
Oklahoma A&M
23
7
Missouri Valley
9
Duquesne
21
8
Independent
10
Notre Dame
19
5
Independent
11
Illinois
18
4
Big Ten
12
Kansas State
17
4
Big Seven
13
Holy Cross
20
6
Independent
14
Seattle
29
4
Independent
15
Wake Forest
22
7
SoCon
16
Santa Clara
20
7
California BB Assoc.
17
Western Kentucky
25
6
Ohio Valley
18
NC State
26
6
SoCon
19
DePaul
19
9
Independent
20
Southwest Missouri
21
4
Missouri
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