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1966-67 Independent Season Summary

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Record: 745-559, .571 W-L% (4th of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Boston College

NCAA Tournament: 8 (Boston College, Dayton, Houston, New Mexico State, Seattle, St. John's (NY), Texas-El Paso and Virginia Tech)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Houston and Texas-El Paso)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Boston College, Houston and Texas-El Paso)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
Southern Illinois-nm 24 2 .923
Boston CollegeR 21 3 .875
HoustonF 27 4 .871
St. John's (NY) 23 5 .821
DaytonF 25 6 .806
Texas-El Paso 22 6 .786
Saint Francis (PA)  20 6 .769
Syracuse  20 6 .769
Utah State  20 6 .769
Rutgers  22 7 .759
Providence  21 7 .750
Virginia Tech 20 7 .741
Marquette  21 9 .700
Seattle 18 8 .692
DePaul  17 8 .680
Georgia Tech  17 9 .654
Hardin-Simmons  17 9 .654
Memphis  17 9 .654
Villanova  17 9 .654
Holy Cross  16 9 .640
Southern Mississippi  16 9 .640
Army  13 8 .619
Oklahoma City  16 10 .615
Loyola (IL)  13 9 .591
St. Bonaventure  13 9 .591
Canisius  14 10 .583
Tulane  14 10 .583
Miami (FL)  15 11 .577
New Mexico State 15 11 .577
Fairfield  12 9 .571
Colorado State  13 10 .565
Fordham  14 11 .560
Georgetown  12 11 .522
Denver  13 12 .520
Loyola (LA)  11 11 .500
Notre Dame  14 14 .500
Xavier  13 13 .500
Creighton  12 13 .480
Niagara  12 13 .480
Navy  8 10 .444
Colgate  10 13 .435
Florida State  11 15 .423
Penn State  10 14 .417
Detroit Mercy  10 15 .400
Portland  10 16 .385
Butler  9 17 .346
Centenary (LA)  9 17 .346
Jacksonville  8 17 .320
Duquesne  7 15 .318
Air Force  6 18 .250
Pittsburgh  6 19 .240
Boston University  4 18 .182
West Texas A&M  1 18 .053

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 Final
Houston 7 5 9 8 6 5 4 3 3 6 5 7 7 7 7
Boston College                     10     10 9
Texas-El Paso 2 2 2 4 4 6 6 6 6 4 8 8 10 9 10
Providence           7 9 10 10 10 9        
St. John's (NY)         8                    
Syracuse                       10 8    

NCAA Tournament

National Third Place
Houston won (84-62) versus North Carolina

Regional Third Place
St. John's (NY) lost (78-58) versus Princeton (East Regional)
Texas-El Paso won (69-67) versus Wyoming (West Regional)

First Round
Boston College won (48-42) versus Connecticut (East Regional)
Dayton won (69-67) versus Western Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
Houston won (59-58) versus New Mexico State (Midwest Regional)
New Mexico State lost (59-58) versus Houston (Midwest Regional)
Seattle lost (62-54) versus Texas-El Paso (West Regional)
St. John's (NY) won (57-53) versus Temple (East Regional)
Texas-El Paso won (62-54) versus Seattle (West Regional)
Virginia Tech won (82-76) versus Toledo (Mideast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Boston College won (63-62) versus St. John's (NY) (East Regional)
Dayton won (53-52) versus Tennessee (Mideast Regional)
Houston won (66-53) versus Kansas (Midwest Regional)
St. John's (NY) lost (63-62) versus Boston College (East Regional)
Texas-El Paso lost (72-63) versus Pacific (West Regional)
Virginia Tech won (79-70) versus Indiana (Mideast Regional)

Regional Final
Boston College lost (96-80) versus North Carolina (East Regional)
Dayton won (71-66) versus Virginia Tech (Mideast Regional)
Houston won (83-75) versus Southern Methodist (Midwest Regional)
Virginia Tech lost (71-66) versus Dayton (Mideast Regional)

National Semifinal
Dayton won (76-62) versus North Carolina
Houston lost (73-58) versus UCLA

National Final
Dayton lost (79-64) versus UCLA