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1972-73 Southland Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 61-68, .473 W-L% (18th of 20) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -7.52 (17th of 19) ▪ SOS: -4.77 (16th of 19)

Regular Season Champion: Louisiana Tech

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Louisiana-Lafayette)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Louisiana-Lafayette)
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 8 4 .667 20 6 .769 Reg. Season Champion;    *Conference W-L adjusted to 10-2
2 McNeese State-nm 8 4 .667 21 5 .808 *Conference W-L adjusted to 10-2
3 Texas-Arlington 6 6 .500 13 13 .500 80.1 80.4 -5.7 -5.4 *Conference W-L adjusted to 8-4
4 Lamar 4 8 .333 11 13 .458 87.3 91.4 -11.9 -7.8 *Conference W-L adjusted to 6-6
5 Arkansas State 2 10 .167 7 17 .292 79.9 88.1 -14.5 -6.2 *Conference W-L adjusted to 4-8
5 Abilene Christian 2 10 .167 6 20 .231 75.4 86.0 -13.8 -3.2 *Conference W-L adjusted to 4-8
7 Louisiana-Lafayette 12 0 1.000 24 5 .828 96.2 86.7 8.3 -1.2 NCAA Tournament;    *Overall W-L adjusted to 23-3, conference W-L adjusted to 0-12

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/5 12/12 12/19 12/26 1/2 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 3/6 Final
Louisiana-Lafayette 7 10 8 8 9 8 13 13 12 13 13 14 12 11 14 7
Abilene Christian - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Arkansas State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lamar - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisiana Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
McNeese State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas-Arlington - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Louisiana-Lafayette lost (90-85) versus South Carolina (Midwest Regional)

First Round
Louisiana-Lafayette won (102-89) versus Houston (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Louisiana-Lafayette lost (66-63) versus Kansas State (Midwest Regional)