1959 College Basketball Major Conference Champions

ConferenceRegular SeasonTournament
AAWUCalifornia (14–2)
ACCN.C. State/N. Carolina (12-2)N.C. State
Big 8Kansas St. (14–0)
Big 10Michigan St. (12–2)
IvyDartmouth*/Princeton (13–1)
Missouri ValleyCincinnati (13–1)
SECMississippi St. (13–1)
SouthernWest Virginia (11–0)West Virginia
SWCTCU (12–2)
*Won playoff for league championship.
Note: PCC dissolved and reformed as the Athletic Association of Western Universities (AAWU).

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