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1995-96 Atlantic 10 Conference Season Summary

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Record: 195-168, .537 W-L% (11th of 33) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 5.04 (9th of 33) ▪ SOS: 4.15 (9th of 33)

Regular Season Champion: Massachusetts (East), George Washington (West) and Virginia Tech (West)
Tournament Champion: Massachusetts

NCAA Tournament: 4 (George Washington, Massachusetts, Temple and Virginia Tech)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Massachusetts and Virginia Tech)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Massachusetts and Virginia Tech)

Standings

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games
Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk East W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 MassachusettsRTF 15 1 .938 35 2 .946 74.8 62.4 21.4 8.9 *Overall W-L adjusted to 31-1
2 Temple 12 4 .750 20 13 .606 60.0 58.2 11.1 9.3
3 Saint Joseph's  9 7 .563 19 13 .594 73.6 70.4 7.4 4.2
4 Rhode Island  8 8 .500 20 14 .588 76.4 71.1 8.9 3.5
5 St. Bonaventure  4 12 .250 10 18 .357 63.4 67.1 -0.4 3.4
6 Fordham  2 14 .125 4 23 .148 60.3 71.7 -9.7 1.7
Rk West W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Virginia TechR 13 3 .813 23 6 .793 70.2 62.9 11.5 4.2
1 George WashingtonR 13 3 .813 21 8 .724 78.0 72.7 9.0 3.6
3 Xavier  8 8 .500 13 15 .464 75.4 74.4 3.2 2.2
4 Dayton  6 10 .375 15 14 .517 70.5 70.0 -0.2 -0.6
5 Duquesne  3 13 .188 9 18 .333 74.7 78.6 -0.1 3.9
5 La Salle  3 13 .188 6 24 .200 63.4 70.7 -1.7 5.5

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/20 11/27 12/4 12/11 12/18 12/26 1/2 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
Massachusetts 7 7 5 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1
Virginia Tech 22 22 22 19 17 22 21 18 15 11 8 13 11 10 12 16 15 22
George Washington                               24    

NCAA Tournament

First Round
George Washington lost (81-79) versus Iowa (West Regional)
Massachusetts won (92-70) versus Central Florida (East Regional)
Temple won (61-43) versus Oklahoma (Southeast Regional)
Virginia Tech won (61-48) versus Green Bay (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Massachusetts won (79-74) versus Stanford (East Regional)
Temple lost (78-65) versus Cincinnati (Southeast Regional)
Virginia Tech lost (84-60) versus Kentucky (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Massachusetts won (79-63) versus Arkansas (East Regional)

Regional Final
Massachusetts won (86-62) versus Georgetown (East Regional)

National Semifinal
Massachusetts lost (81-74) versus Kentucky