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1967-68 Independent Season Summary

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Record: 736-604, .549 W-L% (7th of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Houston

NCAA Tournament: 8 (Boston College, Florida State, Houston, Loyola (IL), Marquette, New Mexico State, St. Bonaventure and St. John's (NY))

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Boston College, Dayton and Houston)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Houston and St. Bonaventure)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
HoustonRF 31 2 .939
St. Bonaventure 23 2 .920
Army  20 5 .800
Marquette 23 6 .793
New Mexico State 23 6 .793
Saint Francis (PA)  19 6 .760
Oklahoma City  20 7 .741
Duquesne  18 7 .720
Florida State 19 8 .704
Fordham  19 8 .704
St. John's (NY) 19 8 .704
Dayton  21 9 .700
Notre Dame  21 9 .700
Boston College 17 8 .680
Villanova  19 9 .679
Holy Cross  15 8 .652
Loyola (IL) 15 9 .625
Fairfield  16 10 .615
Texas-El Paso  14 9 .609
Miami (FL)  17 11 .607
Rutgers  14 10 .583
Utah State  14 11 .560
Virginia Tech  14 11 .560
Southern Illinois  13 11 .542
DePaul  13 12 .520
Detroit Mercy  13 12 .520
Seattle  14 13 .519
Jacksonville  13 13 .500
Niagara  12 12 .500
Penn State  10 10 .500
Tulane  12 12 .500
Georgia Tech  12 13 .480
Georgetown  11 12 .478
West Texas A&M  10 11 .476
Colorado State  11 13 .458
Navy  9 11 .450
Butler  11 14 .440
Denver  11 14 .440
Loyola (LA)  11 14 .440
Providence  11 14 .440
Syracuse  11 14 .440
Boston University  10 14 .417
Northern Illinois  10 14 .417
Colgate  10 16 .385
Hardin-Simmons  10 16 .385
Xavier  10 16 .385
Air Force  9 15 .375
New York University  8 16 .333
Creighton  8 17 .320
Pittsburgh  7 15 .318
Canisius  7 17 .292
West Chester-nm 6 18 .250
Portland  5 21 .192
Centenary (LA)  3 23 .115

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/5 12/12 12/19 12/26 1/2 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 3/5 Final
Houston 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
St. Bonaventure           9 7 7 5 5 4 4 4 4 3 3
Boston College 7 10 6 8 10                      
Dayton 6 6                            
Marquette                         10 8    
New Mexico State                     10          
Oklahoma City           8                    

NCAA Tournament

National Third Place
Houston lost (89-85) versus Ohio State

Regional Third Place
Marquette won (69-57) versus East Tennessee State (Mideast Regional)
New Mexico State won (62-58) versus New Mexico (West Regional)
St. Bonaventure lost (95-75) versus Columbia (East Regional)

First Round
Boston College lost (102-93) versus St. Bonaventure (East Regional)
Florida State lost (79-69) versus East Tennessee State (Mideast Regional)
Houston won (94-76) versus Loyola (IL) (Midwest Regional)
Loyola (IL) lost (94-76) versus Houston (Midwest Regional)
Marquette won (72-71) versus Bowling Green State (Mideast Regional)
New Mexico State won (68-57) versus Weber State (West Regional)
St. Bonaventure won (102-93) versus Boston College (East Regional)
St. John's (NY) lost (79-70) versus Davidson (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Houston won (91-75) versus Louisville (Midwest Regional)
Marquette lost (107-89) versus Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
New Mexico State lost (58-49) versus UCLA (West Regional)
St. Bonaventure lost (91-72) versus North Carolina (East Regional)

Regional Final
Houston won (103-68) versus Texas Christian (Midwest Regional)

National Semifinal
Houston lost (101-69) versus UCLA