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1985-86 Big Eight Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 162-96, .628 W-L% (5th of 33) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 12.23 (3rd of 33) ▪ SOS: 9.42 (2nd of 33)

Regular Season Champion: Kansas
Tournament Champion: Kansas

NCAA Tournament: 5 (Iowa State, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma)

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

Standings

Record includes games as coach of major schools, and does not reflect forfeits or vacated games
Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 KansasRTF 13 1 .929 35 4 .897 80.3 67.5 23.2 10.4
2 Iowa State 9 5 .643 22 11 .667 74.8 71.0 14.5 10.7
3 Nebraska 8 6 .571 19 11 .633 69.8 67.2 11.6 8.9
4 Missouri 8 6 .571 21 14 .600 73.7 69.6 12.6 8.5
5 Oklahoma 8 6 .571 26 9 .743 85.9 76.5 17.9 8.5
6 Oklahoma State  6 8 .429 15 13 .536 70.9 72.1 7.7 8.8
7 Kansas State  4 10 .286 16 14 .533 69.3 68.9 10.6 10.2 *Conference W-L adjusted to 0-14
8 Colorado  0 14 .000 8 20 .286 71.5 80.9 -0.1 9.3

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
Kansas 5 5 7 7 6 6 5 9 8 7 4 6 3 3 2 2 2
Oklahoma 13 13 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 5 6 5 8 10 14 15 15
Colorado - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Iowa State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kansas State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Missouri - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nebraska - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oklahoma State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Wed, Mar 5 Kansas 74 @ Kansas State 51
Thu, Mar 6 Nebraska 82 @ Oklahoma State 75

Semifinal
Thu, Mar 6 Oklahoma 70 @ Kansas 72

Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 6 Colorado 60 @ Iowa State 78
Fri, Mar 7 Oklahoma 78 @ Missouri 75

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 7 Iowa State 75 @ Nebraska 58

Final
Sat, Mar 8 Iowa State 71 @ Kansas 73

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Iowa State won (81-79) versus Miami (OH) (Midwest Regional)
Kansas won (71-46) versus North Carolina A&T (Midwest Regional)
Missouri lost (66-64) versus Alabama-Birmingham (West Regional)
Nebraska lost (67-59) versus Western Kentucky (Southeast Regional)
Oklahoma won (80-74) versus Northeastern (East Regional)

Second Round
Iowa State won (72-69) versus Michigan (Midwest Regional)
Kansas won (65-43) versus Temple (Midwest Regional)
Oklahoma lost (74-69) versus DePaul (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Iowa State lost (70-66) versus North Carolina State (Midwest Regional)
Kansas won (96-86) versus Michigan State (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Kansas won (75-67) versus North Carolina State (Midwest Regional)

National Semifinal
Kansas lost (71-67) versus Duke