1961-62 Athletic Association of Western Universities Season Summary

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Record: 72-55, .567 W-L% (5th of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: UCLA

NCAA Tournament: 1 (UCLA)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Southern California)
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 UCLARF 10 2 .833 18 11 .621
2 Stanford  8 4 .667 16 6 .727
3 Washington  5 7 .417 16 10 .615
3 Southern California  5 7 .417 14 11 .560
5 California  2 10 .167 8 17 .320

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/19 12/26 1/2 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 3/6 Final
Southern California 4 6 4 6 4 6 5 5            

NCAA Tournament

National Third Place
UCLA lost (82-80) versus Wake Forest

Regional Semifinal
UCLA won (73-62) versus Utah State (West Regional)

Regional Final
UCLA won (88-69) versus Oregon State (West Regional)

National Semifinal
UCLA lost (72-70) versus Cincinnati