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1944-45 Independent Season Summary

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Record: 681-469, .592 W-L% (2nd of 11)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

NCAA Tournament: 1 (New York University and Tufts)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
Army  14 1 .933
Rensselaer-nm 13 1 .929
Akron  21 2 .913
Lafayette  16 2 .889
DePaul  21 3 .875
St. John's (NY)  21 3 .875
Valparaiso  21 3 .875
Bowling Green State  24 4 .857
Muhlenburg  24 4 .857
Navy  12 2 .857
Louisville  16 3 .842
Hamline  20 4 .833
Rhode Island  20 5 .800
Brown  15 4 .789
Rutgers  11 3 .786
Virginia  13 4 .765
City College of New York  12 4 .750
Indiana State  18 6 .750
Notre Dame  15 5 .750
Long Island University  14 5 .737
Butler  14 6 .700
Wichita State  14 6 .700
Temple  16 7 .696
Toledo  9 4 .692
New York UniversityF 14 7 .667
Pittsburgh  8 4 .667
West Virginia  12 6 .667
Marshall  17 9 .654
Western Kentucky  17 10 .630
Bucknell  10 7 .588
Penn State  10 7 .588
La Salle  11 8 .579
Ohio  11 8 .579
Michigan State  9 7 .563
Tufts-nm 10 8 .556
Niagara  7 6 .538
Miami (OH)  8 7 .533
Canisius  12 11 .522
Saint Joseph's  12 11 .522
St. Francis (NY)  9 9 .500
Cincinnati  8 9 .471
Nevada  8 9 .471
Northeastern  7 8 .467
Loyola (MD)  10 12 .455
Saint Mary's (CA)  5 6 .455
Western Michigan  8 10 .444
Montana State  10 14 .417
Marquette  7 10 .412
Boston University  4 6 .400
Detroit Mercy  8 12 .400
Syracuse  7 12 .368
Villanova  6 11 .353
Colgate  5 10 .333
Loyola (IL)  4 8 .333
Maine  4 8 .333
Connecticut  5 11 .313
Holy Cross  4 9 .308
St. Bonaventure  3 7 .300
Fordham  5 15 .250
Montana  7 22 .241
Kent State  3 11 .214
Brooklyn  3 15 .167
Lehigh  2 16 .111
Santa Clara  0 11 .000

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Tufts lost (66-56) versus Kentucky (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
New York University won (59-44) versus Tufts (East Regional)
Tufts lost (59-44) versus New York University (East Regional)

Regional Final
New York University won (70-65) versus Ohio State (East Regional)

National Final
New York University lost (49-45) versus Oklahoma State