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1961-62 Independent
Season Summary

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Record: 689-492, .583 W-L% (10th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -0.52 (9th of 18) ▪ SOS: -0.08 (9th of 18)

NCAA Tournament: 8 (Air Force, Butler, Creighton, Detroit, Memphis, Oregon State, Seattle and Villanova)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Providence and Seattle)
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
Loyola (IL)  23 4 .852 87.6 78.3 13.9 4.6
Oregon State 24 5 .828 69.0 61.3 7.7 0.0
Creighton 21 5 .808 69.3 68.2 4.0 2.9
Dayton  24 6 .800 75.9 68.2 12.1 4.4
Butler 22 6 .786 72.2 69.5 7.5 4.8
Houston  21 6 .778 68.5 63.0 8.7 3.2
Holy Cross  20 6 .769 83.8 70.2 6.3 -7.3
Providence  20 6 .769 72.5 66.8 2.2 -3.6
Duquesne  22 7 .759 72.2 64.0 14.5 6.3
Villanova 21 7 .750 74.8 65.6 13.7 4.5
Air Force 16 7 .696 62.9 63.2 -3.1 -2.9
Boston College  15 7 .682 82.9 80.3 -3.6 -6.3
Memphis 15 7 .682 80.9 75.7 5.1 0.0
Niagara  16 8 .667 73.6 67.5 3.2 -2.9
Seattle 18 9 .667 72.8 68.2 3.6 -1.1
St. Bonaventure  14 7 .667 73.8 72.0 3.5 1.7
Centenary (LA)  17 9 .654 74.3 73.1 -4.2 -5.4
Idaho State  17 9 .654 69.8 68.4 -0.7 -2.1
Florida State  15 8 .652 73.0 68.9 4.5 0.4
Saint Francis (PA)  14 8 .636 67.3 71.6 3.9 8.2
Seton Hall  15 9 .625 85.6 93.0 -5.9 1.4
Navy  13 8 .619 68.5 63.5 2.9 -2.1
Georgetown  14 9 .609 74.4 76.8 -4.7 -2.3
Louisville  15 10 .600 75.1 70.6 9.5 4.9
Marquette  15 11 .577 71.7 72.5 6.2 7.1
Canisius  12 9 .571 74.6 70.8 4.4 0.6
DePaul  13 10 .565 75.6 76.3 2.6 3.3
Detroit Mercy 15 12 .556 78.7 78.1 2.0 1.4
Gonzaga  14 12 .538 70.1 72.8 -4.3 -1.6
Miami (FL)  14 12 .538 73.2 80.2 -7.7 -0.7
Oklahoma City  14 12 .538 82.8 82.5 -2.9 -3.1
Xavier  14 12 .538 72.0 72.9 4.7 5.6
Penn State  12 11 .522 63.8 65.7 -4.9 -3.0
Pittsburgh  12 11 .522 73.4 74.7 -2.8 -1.4
Idaho  13 13 .500 65.8 65.4 -0.4 -0.7
Loyola (LA)  12 13 .480 69.9 74.6 -5.8 -1.1
Army  10 11 .476 59.3 64.7 -6.5 -1.1
Regis (CO)  10 11 .476 63.9 70.0 -11.0 -4.9
Arizona  12 14 .462 63.9 67.3 -5.0 -1.5
Montana State  10 13 .435 68.4 71.6 -7.0 -3.9
Iona  8 11 .421 61.4 73.0 -13.8 -2.2
Colgate  8 15 .348 66.9 78.3 -18.6 -7.2
Oregon  9 17 .346 63.3 69.6 -4.0 2.4
Portland  8 18 .308 60.7 67.0 -5.7 0.7
Washington State  8 18 .308 63.6 69.1 -4.0 1.4
Notre Dame  7 16 .304 76.1 84.3 -2.2 6.0
Boston University  5 15 .250 64.3 78.4 -23.4 -9.4
Syracuse  2 22 .083 61.7 79.8 -19.8 -1.6

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/19 12/26 1/2 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 3/6 Final
Air Force - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Arizona - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Army - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Boston College - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Boston University - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Butler - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Canisius - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Centenary (LA) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Colgate - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Creighton - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dayton - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
DePaul - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Detroit Mercy - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Duquesne - 7 3 7 8 5 6 7 6 9 - - - -
Florida State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgetown - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Gonzaga - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Holy Cross - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Houston - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Idaho - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Idaho State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Iona - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisville - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Loyola (IL) - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 -
Loyola (LA) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Marquette - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Memphis - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Miami (FL) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Montana State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Navy - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Niagara - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Notre Dame - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oklahoma City - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oregon - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oregon State - - - - - - - - 10 6 10 - - -
Penn State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pittsburgh - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Portland - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Providence 5 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Regis (CO) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Francis (PA) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Seattle 10 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Seton Hall - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
St. Bonaventure - 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Syracuse - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Villanova - - - 5 6 - - - - - - - - -
Washington State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Xavier - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Butler won (87-86) versus Western Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
Creighton won (63-61) versus Texas Tech (Midwest Regional)

First Round
Air Force lost (68-66) versus Texas Tech (Midwest Regional)
Butler won (56-55) versus Bowling Green State (Mideast Regional)
Creighton won (87-83) versus Memphis (Midwest Regional)
Detroit Mercy lost (90-81) versus Western Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
Memphis lost (87-83) versus Creighton (Midwest Regional)
Oregon State won (69-65) versus Seattle (West Regional)
Seattle lost (69-65) versus Oregon State (West Regional)
Villanova won (90-75) versus West Virginia (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Butler lost (81-60) versus Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
Creighton lost (66-46) versus Cincinnati (Midwest Regional)
Oregon State won (69-67) versus Pepperdine (West Regional)
Villanova won (79-76) versus New York University (East Regional)

Regional Final
Oregon State lost (88-69) versus UCLA (West Regional)
Villanova lost (79-69) versus Wake Forest (East Regional)