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1970-71 Big Eight Conference Season Summary

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Record: 118-95, .554 W-L% (5th of 19)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Kansas

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Kansas)

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

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 KansasRF 14 0 1.000 27 3 .900
2 Oklahoma  9 5 .643 19 8 .704
2 Missouri  9 5 .643 17 9 .654
4 Nebraska  8 6 .571 18 8 .692
5 Colorado  6 8 .429 14 12 .538
5 Kansas State  6 8 .429 11 15 .423
7 Oklahoma State  2 12 .143 7 19 .269
7 Iowa State  2 12 .143 5 21 .192

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

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