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1965-66 Atlantic Coast Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 115-91, .558 W-L% (4th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 7.34 (2nd of 18) ▪ SOS: 5.68 (1st of 18)

Regular Season Champion: Duke
Conf. Tournament Champion: Duke

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Duke)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Duke)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Duke)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Duke 12 2 .857 26 4 .867 82.8 71.6 18.1 6.8 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion; NCAA FF
2 North Carolina State 9 5 .643 18 9 .667 81.3 73.7 12.3 4.8
3 Clemson 8 6 .571 15 10 .600 76.9 73.4 5.5 1.9
4 North Carolina 8 6 .571 16 11 .593 80.9 74.2 12.4 5.7
5 Maryland 7 7 .500 14 11 .560 71.6 68.4 9.1 5.9
6 South Carolina 4 10 .286 11 13 .458 63.6 68.5 1.0 5.9
7 Virginia 4 10 .286 7 15 .318 73.5 78.3 0.9 5.7
8 Wake Forest 4 10 .286 8 18 .308 83.8 93.0 -0.5 8.7

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1 Final
Duke 3 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 2
Clemson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Maryland - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
North Carolina - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
North Carolina State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
South Carolina - 10 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wake Forest - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

National Third Place
Duke won (79-77) versus Utah

Regional Semifinal
Duke won (76-74) versus Saint Joseph's (East Regional)

Regional Final
Duke won (91-81) versus Syracuse (East Regional)

National Semifinal
Duke lost (83-79) versus Kentucky