You Are Here > > > > 1974-75

1974-75 Independent
Season Summary

< 1973-74 Ind Season Summary1975-76 Ind Season Summary >

Record: 1182-990, .544 W-L% (4th of 20) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -3.01 (11th of 20) ▪ SOS: -1.86 (11th of 20)

NCAA Tournament: 9 (Boston College, Cincinnati, Creighton, Georgetown, Marquette, Notre Dame, Rutgers, Syracuse and Utah State)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Marquette, Memphis, Notre Dame, Providence and South Carolina)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Cincinnati, Marquette, Notre Dame, Providence and Syracuse)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Texas-Rio Grande Valley 22 2 .917 83.4 73.2 -1.7 -12.0
Charlotte 23 3 .885 82.8 68.0 8.3 -6.5
Centenary (LA) 25 4 .862 86.7 75.3 5.3 -6.1
Marquette 23 4 .852 72.9 63.2 13.0 3.3 NCAA Tournament
Stetson 22 4 .846 73.2 64.9 5.6 -2.7
Cincinnati 23 6 .793 81.0 73.1 8.0 0.1 NCAA Tournament
Utah State 21 6 .778 84.5 77.0 6.3 -1.1 NCAA Tournament
Rutgers 22 7 .759 85.1 77.6 6.8 -0.7 NCAA Tournament
Creighton 20 7 .741 67.3 64.0 8.5 5.2 NCAA Tournament
Memphis 20 7 .741 85.3 81.2 4.2 0.0
South Alabama 19 7 .731 87.6 85.2 -3.1 -5.5
Syracuse 23 9 .719 81.7 74.4 6.9 -0.5 NCAA Tournament; NCAA FF
Holy Cross 20 8 .714 78.7 73.1 3.7 -1.9
Oral Roberts 20 8 .714 82.7 79.0 4.3 0.6
Boston College 21 9 .700 80.0 74.6 4.0 -1.4 NCAA Tournament
Florida State 18 8 .692 80.3 71.8 7.0 -1.5
Portland State 18 8 .692 87.6 83.3 0.1 -4.2
UC-Santa Barbara 18 8 .692 76.5 73.7 5.0 2.2
Virginia Commonwealth 17 8 .680 84.6 77.0 -1.8 -9.4
South Carolina 19 9 .679 78.9 70.6 9.5 1.2
St. John's (NY) 21 10 .677 77.6 68.2 7.8 -1.7
Notre Dame 19 10 .655 84.9 77.5 14.5 7.1 NCAA Tournament
Detroit Mercy 17 9 .654 71.9 70.5 1.5 0.1
Providence 20 11 .645 80.5 77.2 5.1 1.7
Georgetown 18 10 .643 76.5 72.6 2.0 -2.0 NCAA Tournament
George Washington 17 10 .630 75.5 74.0 -0.8 -2.3
Pittsburgh 18 11 .621 77.0 73.3 4.6 1.0
Houston 16 10 .615 92.3 86.6 6.9 1.2
Illinois State 16 10 .615 88.3 84.3 3.2 -0.8
Tulane 16 10 .615 79.2 75.8 -1.8 -5.1
Virginia Tech 16 10 .615 79.9 77.7 3.5 1.4
Canisius 15 10 .600 78.8 77.0 -0.3 -2.2
DePaul 15 10 .600 76.7 74.6 4.2 2.1
Louisiana-Monroe 15 10 .600 82.8 78.7 -4.8 -8.9
South Florida 15 10 .600 71.3 71.3 -2.0 -2.1
Seton Hall 16 11 .593 80.3 78.5 -1.6 -3.5
Jacksonville 15 11 .577 77.4 74.3 0.8 -2.4
Duquesne 14 11 .560 82.9 83.2 -0.4 -0.1
Hawaii 14 11 .560 74.5 76.7 1.3 3.5
Saint Peter's 15 12 .556 76.8 79.1 -5.4 -3.1
Cleveland State 13 11 .542 74.1 75.3 -3.9 -2.7
Manhattan 14 12 .538 74.2 73.6 -0.1 -0.7
Air Force 13 12 .520 61.3 66.2 -5.7 -0.8
Long Island University 13 12 .520 78.5 78.2 -5.8 -6.1
St. Bonaventure 14 13 .519 78.6 80.9 -3.3 -1.1
West Virginia 14 13 .519 81.3 78.7 1.5 -1.1
Cal State Los Angeles 13 13 .500 73.9 80.9 -5.8 1.2
Marshall 13 13 .500 76.9 78.7 -5.2 -3.5
Navy 12 12 .500 64.2 69.1 -3.8 1.2
Northeastern 12 12 .500 71.3 80.1 -15.5 -6.7
Fairfield 13 14 .481 77.1 75.0 -3.9 -6.0
Niagara 13 14 .481 72.4 76.0 -6.8 -3.2
Fordham 12 13 .480 69.3 73.0 -2.1 1.7
Penn State 11 12 .478 69.2 71.9 -3.1 -0.4
Indiana State 12 14 .462 76.7 79.9 -4.7 -1.5
Oklahoma City 12 14 .462 78.1 79.4 -3.1 -1.8
Saint Louis 12 14 .462 73.0 72.4 6.6 5.9
Fairleigh Dickinson 11 13 .458 64.1 68.6 -11.4 -7.0
Portland 13 16 .448 69.1 80.1 -10.5 0.5
Saint Francis (PA) 11 14 .440 72.3 77.9 -11.3 -5.6
Georgia Tech 11 15 .423 73.1 82.8 -7.2 2.4
Southern Mississippi 11 15 .423 81.4 88.4 -12.4 -5.4
Xavier 11 15 .423 63.8 72.2 -7.3 1.2
Ball State 10 15 .400 73.6 81.3 -8.3 -0.6
Loyola (IL) 10 15 .400 65.9 75.9 -7.0 2.9
Butler 10 16 .385 72.2 80.7 -7.0 1.5
Dayton 10 16 .385 72.6 76.2 0.3 4.0
Denver 9 16 .360 75.4 84.8 -8.7 0.7
Northern Illinois 8 15 .348 70.6 82.8 -9.4 2.9
Houston Baptist 9 17 .346 75.2 83.7 -15.8 -7.3
Mercer 9 17 .346 80.0 84.4 -10.9 -6.5
Samford 9 17 .346 79.0 91.6 -14.6 -2.0
Colgate 8 16 .333 62.5 69.8 -15.5 -8.2
Villanova 9 18 .333 78.8 86.5 -6.1 1.6
Buffalo 8 17 .320 71.3 81.1 -16.0 -6.3
Georgia Southern 8 18 .308 80.6 87.9 -12.1 -4.8
Georgia State 8 18 .308 67.7 75.2 -12.0 -4.5
Milwaukee 8 18 .308 71.6 85.5 -13.3 0.6
St. Francis (NY) 7 19 .269 73.1 87.1 -20.8 -6.8
Charleston Southern 4 16 .200 82.5 100.3 -27.6 -9.9
Hardin-Simmons 5 20 .200 67.6 82.2 -19.3 -4.7
Iona 4 19 .174 65.8 81.5 -23.2 -7.5
Army 3 22 .120 68.9 81.1 -15.5 -3.3

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 3/4 3/11 3/18 3/25 Final
Syracuse - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 6 6
Marquette 5 8 7 6 14 13 13 12 12 13 11 9 9 6 5 5 10 10 11
Cincinnati - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 17 12 12 13
Notre Dame 12 13 11 12 13 19 - - - 16 14 16 11 16 16 12 9 14 14
Providence 14 17 20 16 12 10 19 15 16 - - - - - - - - - 20
Air Force - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Army - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ball State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Boston College - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Buffalo - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Butler - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Cal State Los Angeles - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Canisius - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Centenary (LA) - - - - - - - - - - - - 18 - - 17 19 18 -
Charleston Southern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Charlotte - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Cleveland State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Colgate - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Creighton - - - - - - - - - - 18 20 14 13 13 - - - -
Dayton - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
DePaul - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Denver - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Detroit Mercy - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Duquesne - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Fairfield - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Fairleigh Dickinson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Fordham - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
George Washington - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgetown - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia Southern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Hardin-Simmons - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Hawaii - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Holy Cross - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Houston - 20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Houston Baptist - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Illinois State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Indiana State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Iona - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jacksonville - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Long Island University - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisiana-Monroe - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Loyola (IL) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Manhattan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Marshall - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Memphis 15 16 14 11 16 19 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mercer - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Milwaukee - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Navy - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Niagara - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northeastern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northern Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oklahoma City - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oral Roberts - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Penn State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pittsburgh - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Portland - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Portland State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rutgers - - - - 20 - - 17 19 - 19 - - - 20 16 - - -
Saint Francis (PA) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Louis - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Peter's - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Samford - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Seton Hall - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
South Alabama - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
South Carolina 7 5 13 14 11 15 16 20 - 19 - - - - - - - - -
South Florida - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Southern Mississippi - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
St. Bonaventure - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
St. Francis (NY) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
St. John's (NY) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Stetson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas-Rio Grande Valley - - - - - - - - - - - 15 19 18 17 20 - - -
Tulane - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
UC-Santa Barbara - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Utah State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Villanova - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Commonwealth - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
West Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Xavier - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Boston College lost (110-90) versus North Carolina (East Regional)
Cincinnati won (95-87) versus Notre Dame (Midwest Regional)
Notre Dame lost (95-87) versus Cincinnati (Midwest Regional)

National Third Place
Syracuse lost (96-88) versus Louisville

First Round
Boston College won (82-76) versus Furman (East Regional)
Cincinnati won (87-79) versus Texas A&M (Midwest Regional)
Creighton lost (83-79) versus Maryland (Midwest Regional)
Georgetown lost (77-75) versus Central Michigan (Mideast Regional)
Marquette lost (76-54) versus Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
Notre Dame won (77-71) versus Kansas (Midwest Regional)
Rutgers lost (91-78) versus Louisville (Midwest Regional)
Syracuse won (87-83) versus La Salle (East Regional)
Utah State lost (69-63) versus Montana (West Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Boston College lost (74-65) versus Kansas State (East Regional)
Cincinnati lost (78-63) versus Louisville (Midwest Regional)
Notre Dame lost (83-71) versus Maryland (Midwest Regional)
Syracuse won (78-76) versus North Carolina (East Regional)

Regional Final
Syracuse won (95-87) versus Kansas State (East Regional)

National Semifinal
Syracuse lost (95-79) versus Kentucky