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1971-72 Atlantic Coast Conference Season Summary

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Record: 122-73, .626 W-L% (1st of 20) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: ▪ SOS:

Regular Season Champion: North Carolina
Tournament Champion: North Carolina

NCAA Tournament: 1 (North Carolina)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Maryland and North Carolina)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia)

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Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 North CarolinaRTF 9 3 .750 26 5 .839 86.3 74.5
2 Maryland  8 4 .667 27 5 .844 82.3 66.5
3 Virginia  8 4 .667 21 7 .750 71.0 72.0
4 Duke  6 6 .500 14 12 .538
5 North Carolina State  6 6 .500 16 10 .615
6 Wake Forest  3 9 .250 8 18 .308
7 Clemson  2 10 .167 10 16 .385

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 2/29 3/7 Final
North Carolina 2 3 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 5 3 3 2
Maryland 6 5 15 15 16 12     18     19 12 18 13 14
Virginia     19 18 11 9 8 9 8 7 6 6 13 12 15 20
North Carolina State   20                            

NCAA Tournament

National Third Place
North Carolina won (105-91) versus Louisville

Regional Semifinal
North Carolina won (92-69) versus South Carolina (East Regional)

Regional Final
North Carolina won (73-59) versus Pennsylvania (East Regional)

National Semifinal
North Carolina lost (79-75) versus Florida State