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1996-97 Conference USA Season Summary

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Record: 195-166, .540 W-L% (8th of 31) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 5.47 (8th of 31) ▪ SOS: 4.09 (8th of 31)

Regular Season Champion: Cincinnati (Blue), Tulane (Red), Charlotte (White) and Memphis (White)
Tournament Champion: Marquette

NCAA Tournament: 4 (Charlotte, Cincinnati, Louisville and Marquette)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Cincinnati and Marquette)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Cincinnati and Louisville)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk Blue W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 CincinnatiR 12 2 .857 26 8 .765 80.7 65.5 20.6 5.4
2 MarquetteT 9 5 .643 22 9 .710 68.0 57.8 13.4 3.2
3 Saint Louis  4 10 .286 11 18 .379 57.8 61.6 -0.6 3.2
4 DePaul  1 13 .071 3 23 .115 55.3 67.8 -5.9 6.6
Rk Red W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 Tulane R 11 3 .786 20 11 .645 72.8 67.9 8.0 3.0
2 Alabama-Birmingham  7 7 .500 18 14 .563 66.9 65.9 3.1 2.1
3 Southern Mississippi  6 8 .429 12 15 .444 61.1 61.6 0.3 0.8
4 South Florida  2 12 .143 8 19 .296 59.7 65.9 -4.0 2.2
Rk White W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 CharlotteR 10 4 .714 22 9 .710 71.5 65.9 10.8 5.2
2 Memphis R 10 4 .714 16 15 .516 63.0 61.9 7.6 6.5
3 Louisville 9 5 .643 26 9 .743 75.2 70.9 12.0 7.8
4 Houston  3 11 .214 11 16 .407 72.8 75.6 0.4 3.1

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/19 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
Cincinnati 1 1 1 4 7 7 7 6 6 4 9 8 12 8 11 9 10 10
Louisville         22 18 16 14 14 10 6 9 11 17 15 17 20 25
Marquette 25                   25 24            
Tulane                         21 23        

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Charlotte won (79-67) versus Georgetown (West Regional)
Cincinnati won (86-69) versus Butler (Midwest Regional)
Louisville won (65-57) versus Massachusetts (East Regional)
Marquette lost (81-59) versus Providence (Southeast Regional)

Second Round
Charlotte lost (77-58) versus Utah (West Regional)
Cincinnati lost (67-66) versus Iowa State (Midwest Regional)
Louisville won (64-63) versus New Mexico (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Louisville won (78-63) versus Texas (East Regional)

Regional Final
Louisville lost (97-74) versus North Carolina (East Regional)