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1971-72 Southland Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 87-69, .558 W-L% (5th of 20) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -7.92 (16th of 19) ▪ SOS: -5.59 (17th of 19)

Regular Season Champion: Louisiana Tech

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Louisiana-Lafayette)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Louisiana-Lafayette)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Louisiana Tech-nm 6 2 .750 23 3 .885 Reg. Season Champion;    *Conference W-L adjusted to 8-0
2 Lamar 6 2 .750 13 13 .500 88.6 89.0 -7.3 -6.9 *Conference W-L adjusted to 7-1
3 Texas-Arlington 5 3 .625 14 12 .538 81.3 86.6 -12.0 -6.7
3 Arkansas State 4 4 .500 12 14 .462 76.4 77.2 -6.8 -6.0 *Conference W-L adjusted to 5-3
5 Abilene Christian 3 5 .375 17 8 .680 77.1 78.1 -10.6 -9.7
6 Louisiana-Lafayette 8 0 1.000 25 4 .862 98.3 86.8 12.7 1.1 NCAA Tournament;    *Overall W-L adjusted to 23-3, conference W-L adjusted to 0-8
6 Trinity (TX) 0 8 .000 6 18 .250 69.6 87.7 -23.4 -5.3

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 2/29 3/7 Final
Louisiana-Lafayette - - 16 12 13 15 13 12 12 13 13 12 10 11 9 8
Abilene Christian - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Arkansas State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lamar - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisiana Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas-Arlington - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Trinity (TX) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Louisiana-Lafayette won (100-70) versus Texas (Midwest Regional)

First Round
Louisiana-Lafayette won (112-101) versus Marshall (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Louisiana-Lafayette lost (88-84) versus Louisville (Midwest Regional)