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1944-45 Independent
Season Summary

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Record: 681-469, .592 W-L% (5th of 11)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.

NCAA Tournament: 1 (NYU and Tufts)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Notes
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 University 14 7 .667 NCAA Tournament; NCAA FF
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 NCAA Tournament
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