1985-86 Metropolitan Collegiate Athletic Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 135-83, .619 W-L% (5th of 33) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 9.97 (6th of 33) ▪ SOS: 7.38 (5th of 33)

Regular Season Champion: Louisville
Conf. Tournament Champion: Louisville

NCAA Tournament: 3 (Louisville, Memphis and Virginia Tech)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Louisville and Memphis)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Louisville and Memphis)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Louisville 10 2 .833 32 7 .821 79.3 69.1 20.6 10.4 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion; NCAA FF; NCAA Champion
2 Memphis 9 3 .750 28 6 .824 82.1 67.9 19.6 5.5 NCAA Tournament;    *Overall W-L adjusted to 27-5
3 Virginia Tech 7 5 .583 22 9 .710 79.0 73.4 11.3 5.7 NCAA Tournament
4 Southern Mississippi 6 6 .500 17 12 .586 75.7 77.5 5.6 7.4
5 Cincinnati 5 7 .417 12 16 .429 68.2 72.8 5.1 9.6
6 Florida State 3 9 .250 12 17 .414 76.1 82.2 2.8 8.9
7 South Carolina 2 10 .167 12 16 .429 74.0 73.4 4.8 4.1

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/26 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 Final
Louisville 9 9 16 15 16 15 18 17 18 13 18 16 19 16 13 11 7
Memphis 15 14 13 12 10 10 9 6 6 3 2 3 4 4 7 10 12
Cincinnati - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
South Carolina - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Southern Mississippi - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Tech - - - - 20 19 20 19 16 20 16 15 20 18 - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 6 Cincinnati 75 @ Southern Mississippi 74
Thu, Mar 6 Florida State 77 @ Virginia Tech 76
Thu, Mar 6 Memphis 100 @ South Carolina 59

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 7 Florida State 71 @ Memphis 73
Fri, Mar 7 Cincinnati 65 @ Louisville 86

Final
Sat, Mar 8 Memphis 79 @ Louisville 88

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Louisville won (93-73) versus Drexel (West Regional)
Memphis won (95-63) versus Ball State (Southeast Regional)
Virginia Tech lost (71-62) versus Villanova (Southeast Regional)

Second Round
Louisville won (82-68) versus Bradley (West Regional)
Memphis lost (83-81) versus Louisiana State (Southeast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Louisville won (94-79) versus North Carolina (West Regional)

Regional Final
Louisville won (84-76) versus Auburn (West Regional)

National Semifinal
Louisville won (88-77) versus Louisiana State

National Final
Louisville won (72-69) versus Duke