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1970-71 Atlantic Coast Conference Season Summary

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Record: 136-86, .613 W-L% (2nd of 19)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: North Carolina
Tournament Champion: South Carolina

NCAA Tournament: 1 (South Carolina)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Duke, North Carolina State and South Carolina)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(North Carolina and South Carolina)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 North Carolina R 11 3 .786 26 6 .813
2 South CarolinaT 10 4 .714 23 6 .793
3 Duke  9 5 .643 20 10 .667
4 Wake Forest  7 7 .500 16 10 .615
5 Virginia  6 8 .429 15 11 .577
6 North Carolina State  5 9 .357 13 14 .481
7 Maryland  5 9 .357 14 12 .538
8 Clemson  3 11 .214 9 17 .346

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
South Carolina 2 2 2 2 2 2 6 11 10 7 10 7 7 6 6 6
North Carolina     20 17   20 15 20 20 16 11 8 13 12 13 13
Duke 13                           19  
North Carolina State 19                              
Virginia               19 15              

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
South Carolina lost (100-90) versus Fordham (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
South Carolina lost (79-64) versus Pennsylvania (East Regional)