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1970-71 Big Eight Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 118-95, .554 W-L% (13th of 19) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 3.52 (6th of 19) ▪ SOS: 3.07 (6th of 19)

Regular Season Champion: Kansas

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Kansas)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 KansasRF 14 0 1.000 27 3 .900 77.0 64.8 16.1 3.9
2 Oklahoma  9 5 .643 19 8 .704 77.7 72.4 7.3 2.0
2 Missouri  9 5 .643 17 9 .654 74.4 75.0 2.7 3.3
4 Nebraska  8 6 .571 18 8 .692 72.5 67.6 6.5 1.6
5 Colorado  6 8 .429 14 12 .538 73.3 72.8 3.6 3.2
5 Kansas State  6 8 .429 11 15 .423 69.1 72.4 0.3 3.6
7 Oklahoma State  2 12 .143 7 19 .269 64.5 70.6 -3.8 2.4
7 Iowa State  2 12 .143 5 21 .192 71.6 80.8 -4.7 4.6

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
Kansas 14 11 12 8 12 8 8 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 4
Colorado - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Iowa State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kansas State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Missouri - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nebraska - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oklahoma - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oklahoma State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

National Third Place
Kansas lost (77-75) versus Western Kentucky

Regional Semifinal
Kansas won (78-77) versus Houston (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Kansas won (73-71) versus Drake (Midwest Regional)

National Semifinal
Kansas lost (68-60) versus UCLA