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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)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 10.55 (1st of 19) ▪ SOS: 5.67 (1st of 19)

Regular Season Champion: UNC
Conf. Tournament Champion: UNC

NCAA Tournament: 1 (UNC)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 North Carolina 9 3 .750 26 5 .839 89.1 71.4 23.5 5.8 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion; NCAA FF
2 Maryland 8 4 .667 27 5 .844 76.3 66.3 14.6 4.6
3 Virginia 8 4 .667 21 7 .750 77.9 69.9 11.8 3.8
4 Duke 6 6 .500 14 12 .538 68.5 68.2 6.7 6.4
5 North Carolina State 6 6 .500 16 10 .615 77.1 72.2 10.3 5.4
6 Wake Forest 3 9 .250 8 18 .308 67.3 71.5 3.0 7.1
7 Clemson 2 10 .167 10 16 .385 63.4 66.1 4.0 6.7

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 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
Clemson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Duke - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
North Carolina State - 20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wake Forest - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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