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1968-69 Independent
Season Summary

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Record: 779-636, .551 W-L% (6th of 19) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -1.37 (9th of 19) ▪ SOS: -0.24 (9th of 19)

NCAA Tournament: 9 (Colorado State, Dayton, Duquesne, Marquette, New Mexico State, Notre Dame, Seattle, St. John's (NY) and Villanova)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Detroit, Houston, Marquette, Notre Dame, St. Bonaventure and Villanova)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Boston College, Duquesne, Marquette, New Mexico State, Notre Dame, St. John's (NY) and Villanova)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Boston College 24 4 .857 83.8 72.8 11.3 0.3
Rutgers 21 4 .840 74.8 65.3 1.3 -8.2
Marquette 24 5 .828 71.4 64.8 7.8 1.3 NCAA Tournament
New Mexico State 24 5 .828 77.6 68.0 10.5 0.9 NCAA Tournament
Duquesne 21 5 .808 78.1 66.2 14.4 2.5 NCAA Tournament
Villanova 21 5 .808 70.5 63.1 11.8 4.4 NCAA Tournament
St. John's (NY) 23 6 .793 71.5 61.9 12.7 3.1 NCAA Tournament
Dayton 20 7 .741 72.5 65.9 7.1 0.5 NCAA Tournament
Notre Dame 20 7 .741 80.4 74.9 8.4 3.0 NCAA Tournament
Seattle 20 8 .714 83.7 76.0 6.8 -0.8 NCAA Tournament
Colorado State 17 7 .708 71.3 67.6 4.2 0.6 NCAA Tournament
Jacksonville 17 7 .708 82.7 78.6 0.4 -3.6
St. Bonaventure 17 7 .708 80.0 72.4 8.4 0.8
Florida State 18 8 .692 85.1 80.7 5.4 1.0
West Texas A&M 18 8 .692 88.7 83.6 2.9 -2.2
Holy Cross 16 8 .667 74.6 70.7 2.5 -1.4
Oklahoma City 18 9 .667 85.7 82.3 0.9 -2.5
Saint Francis (PA) 16 8 .667 80.9 79.6 -1.6 -2.9
Southern Illinois 16 8 .667 66.0 64.9 1.8 0.7
Fordham 17 9 .654 69.0 65.8 0.2 -3.1
Army 18 10 .643 58.0 54.2 1.7 -2.1
Texas-El Paso 16 9 .640 77.2 72.5 7.1 2.4
Detroit Mercy 16 10 .615 81.4 83.3 3.7 5.6
Houston 16 10 .615 79.6 75.1 5.6 1.1
Penn State 13 9 .591 62.4 62.4 -3.6 -3.5
Boston University 14 10 .583 79.5 77.6 -9.1 -10.9
Miami (FL) 14 10 .583 81.5 86.7 -4.4 0.7
Providence 14 10 .583 76.3 74.0 2.4 0.1
New York University 12 9 .571 77.4 72.9 0.1 -4.5
DePaul 14 11 .560 71.6 76.8 -0.8 4.4
Northern Illinois 13 11 .542 75.4 75.9 0.8 1.3
Virginia Tech 14 12 .538 74.9 74.3 -1.2 -1.8
Creighton 13 13 .500 80.7 77.7 5.9 3.0
Georgetown 12 12 .500 68.1 72.9 -8.1 -3.3
Hardin-Simmons 13 13 .500 89.1 92.0 -4.0 -1.1
Georgia Tech 12 13 .480 73.6 73.9 1.6 1.9
Tulane 12 14 .462 87.2 89.0 0.2 2.0
West Virginia 12 14 .462 77.5 80.6 -4.6 -1.5
Air Force 11 13 .458 70.2 77.1 -6.9 -0.1
Niagara 11 13 .458 82.8 84.0 -0.4 0.7
Colgate 11 14 .440 73.0 77.6 -12.4 -7.8
Butler 11 15 .423 70.8 84.8 -4.3 9.7
Loyola (IL) 9 14 .391 78.6 85.2 -3.0 3.7
Fairfield 10 16 .385 77.9 82.8 -7.3 -2.4
Xavier 10 16 .385 68.7 74.0 -1.1 4.3
Syracuse 9 16 .360 76.3 82.5 -8.1 -2.0
Utah State 9 17 .346 82.2 87.8 -4.8 0.8
Centenary (LA) 9 18 .333 64.4 72.9 -11.4 -2.9
Navy 7 14 .333 61.9 68.6 -9.7 -3.1
Texas-Rio Grande Valley 8 17 .320 75.2 93.5 -17.3 1.0
Canisius 7 16 .304 71.3 79.8 -8.7 -0.2
St. Francis (NY) 7 16 .304 58.2 78.1 -23.2 -3.3
Loyola (LA) 5 19 .208 74.1 88.8 -17.0 -2.3
Pittsburgh 4 20 .167 59.4 74.6 -17.4 -2.2
Portland 3 23 .115 63.6 88.2 -22.9 1.6
Denver 2 24 .077 74.6 88.9 -11.3 3.1

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 Final
St. John's (NY) - - - - - 17 8 6 6 6 5 9 7 7 8
Duquesne - - - - - 15 15 12 10 11 15 13 8 10 9
Villanova 11 10 8 8 5 9 9 9 11 10 8 11 11 12 10
New Mexico State - - - 14 15 12 10 7 7 8 16 15 15 16 12
Marquette 15 20 - - - - 20 15 16 16 17 18 20 18 14
Boston College - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 16
Notre Dame 4 5 7 7 7 16 17 16 15 - - - - - 17
Air Force - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Army - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Boston University - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Butler - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Canisius - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Centenary (LA) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Colgate - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Colorado State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Creighton - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dayton - - - - - - - - 20 20 19 17 - - -
DePaul - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Denver - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Detroit Mercy 18 15 14 13 11 7 13 - - - - - - - -
Fairfield - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Fordham - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgetown - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Hardin-Simmons - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Holy Cross - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Houston 8 6 12 20 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jacksonville - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Loyola (IL) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Loyola (LA) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Miami (FL) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Navy - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
New York University - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Niagara - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northern Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oklahoma City - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Penn State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pittsburgh - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Portland - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Providence - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rutgers - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Francis (PA) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Seattle - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Southern Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
St. Bonaventure 7 11 10 9 13 20 - - - - - - - - -
St. Francis (NY) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Syracuse - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas-El Paso - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas-Rio Grande Valley - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tulane - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Utah State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
West Texas A&M - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
West Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Xavier - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Duquesne won (75-72) versus St. John's (NY) (East Regional)
New Mexico State lost (58-56) versus Weber State (West Regional)
St. John's (NY) lost (75-72) versus Duquesne (East Regional)

First Round
Colorado State won (52-50) versus Dayton (Midwest Regional)
Dayton lost (52-50) versus Colorado State (Midwest Regional)
Duquesne won (74-52) versus Saint Joseph's (East Regional)
Marquette won (82-62) versus Murray State (Mideast Regional)
New Mexico State won (74-62) versus Brigham Young (West Regional)
Notre Dame lost (63-60) versus Miami (OH) (Mideast Regional)
Seattle lost (75-73) versus Weber State (West Regional)
St. John's (NY) won (72-63) versus Princeton (East Regional)
Villanova lost (75-61) versus Davidson (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Colorado State won (64-56) versus Colorado (Midwest Regional)
Duquesne lost (79-78) versus North Carolina (East Regional)
Marquette won (81-74) versus Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
New Mexico State lost (53-38) versus UCLA (West Regional)
St. John's (NY) lost (79-69) versus Davidson (East Regional)

Regional Final
Colorado State lost (84-77) versus Drake (Midwest Regional)
Marquette lost (75-73) versus Purdue (Mideast Regional)