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1972-73 Southland Conference Season Summary

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Record: 61-68, .473 W-L% (18th 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:(Louisiana-Lafayette)
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 8 4 .667 20 6 .769 *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 *Conference W-L adjusted to 8-4
4 Lamar  4 8 .333 11 13 .458 *Conference W-L adjusted to 6-6
5 Arkansas State  2 10 .167 7 17 .292 *Conference W-L adjusted to 4-8
5 Abilene Christian  2 10 .167 6 20 .231 *Conference W-L adjusted to 4-8
7 Louisiana-Lafayette 12 0 1.000 24 5 .828 *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

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)