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1943-44 Independent Season Summary

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Record: 694-478, .592 W-L% (4th of 10)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Rhode Island and Utah

NCAA Tournament: 4 (Catholic, Pepperdine, Temple and Utah)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
Army  15 0 1.000
Denison  18 2 .900
Bowling Green State  22 4 .846
DePaul  22 4 .846
Gonzaga  22 4 .846
UtahRFN 22 4 .846
Miami (OH)  10 2 .833
Indiana State  17 4 .810
Long Island University  12 3 .800
Loyola Marymount  4 1 .800
Muhlenburg  20 5 .800
Western Michigan  15 4 .789
St. John's (NY)  18 5 .783
Bucknell  9 3 .750
Rochester (NY)  11 4 .733
Saint Joseph's  18 7 .720
Canisius  15 6 .714
Navy  10 4 .714
Catholic 17 7 .708
Lafayette  7 3 .700
Rhode Island R 14 6 .700
Yale  14 6 .700
Colgate  11 5 .688
Pacific  13 6 .684
Marshall  15 7 .682
Valparaiso  17 8 .680
Akron  10 5 .667
Detroit Mercy  13 7 .650
Washington & Jefferson  11 6 .647
St. Francis (NY)  10 6 .625
Temple 14 9 .609
Brigham Young  3 2 .600
Western Kentucky  13 9 .591
Pepperdine 20 14 .588
Virginia  11 8 .579
Marquette  8 6 .571
Ohio  9 7 .563
Loyola (MD)  15 12 .556
Cincinnati  6 5 .545
Penn State  8 7 .533
Connecticut  10 9 .526
Notre Dame  10 9 .526
La Salle  8 8 .500
Louisville  10 10 .500
New York University  7 7 .500
Northeastern  8 8 .500
Pittsburgh  7 7 .500
Saint Mary's (CA)  5 5 .500
Villanova  9 11 .450
Delaware  7 9 .438
Holy Cross  6 8 .429
San Francisco  8 11 .421
West Virginia  8 11 .421
Brown  10 14 .417
Maine  4 6 .400
City College of New York  6 11 .353
Brooklyn  6 14 .300
Toledo  5 13 .278
Denver  6 18 .250
Lehigh  4 12 .250
Rider  3 12 .200
Tennessee Tech  3 13 .188
Montana  2 10 .167
Harvard  2 12 .143
Northern Colorado  1 13 .071

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Catholic lost (55-35) versus Temple (East Regional)
Pepperdine lost (61-46) versus Missouri (West Regional)
Temple won (55-35) versus Catholic (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Catholic lost (63-38) versus Dartmouth (East Regional)
Pepperdine lost (44-39) versus Iowa State (West Regional)
Temple lost (57-47) versus Ohio State (East Regional)
Utah won (45-35) versus Missouri (West Regional)

Regional Final
Utah won (40-31) versus Iowa State (West Regional)

National Final
Utah won (42-40) versus Dartmouth