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1971-72 Southland Conference Season Summary

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Record: 87-69, .558 W-L% (8th of 20)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Louisiana Tech

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Louisiana-Lafayette)

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

Standings

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games
Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Notes
1 Louisiana Tech-nm 6 2 .750 23 3 .885 *Conference W-L adjusted to 8-0
2 Lamar  6 2 .750 13 13 .500 *Conference W-L adjusted to 7-1
3 Texas-Arlington  5 3 .625 14 12 .538
3 Arkansas State  4 4 .500 12 14 .462 *Conference W-L adjusted to 5-3
5 Abilene Christian  3 5 .375 17 8 .680
6 Louisiana-Lafayette 8 0 1.000 25 4 .862 *Overall W-L adjusted to 23-3, conference W-L adjusted to 0-8
6 Trinity (TX)  0 8 .000 6 18 .250

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

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)