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1985-86 Southwest Athletic Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 108-119, .476 W-L% (32nd of 33) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -11.66 (30th of 33) ▪ SOS: -9.38 (30th of 33)

Regular Season Champion: Alcorn State and Southern
Conf. Tournament Champion: Mississippi Valley State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Mississippi Valley State)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Southern 11 3 .786 19 8 .704 74.5 66.4 -0.4 -8.4 Reg. Season Champion
1 Alcorn State 11 3 .786 16 13 .552 75.7 74.9 -6.8 -7.6 Reg. Season Champion
3 Mississippi Valley State 10 4 .714 20 11 .645 72.8 68.1 -5.5 -10.3 NCAA Tournament; Conf. Tournament Champion
4 Jackson State 9 5 .643 14 15 .483 70.3 69.9 -10.5 -10.9
5 Texas Southern 6 8 .429 9 18 .333 67.7 77.0 -17.7 -8.4
6 Grambling 4 10 .286 14 12 .538 61.6 68.4 -17.5 -10.8
6 Alabama State 4 10 .286 11 17 .393 78.8 84.1 -14.3 -9.1
8 Prairie View 1 13 .071 5 25 .167 64.6 75.6 -20.5 -9.5

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
Alabama State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Alcorn State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Grambling - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jackson State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi Valley State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Prairie View - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Southern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas Southern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 7 Alcorn State 71 @ Grambling 53
Fri, Mar 7 Alabama State 64 @ Mississippi Valley State 77
Fri, Mar 7 Prairie View 75 @ Southern 67
Fri, Mar 7 Texas Southern 69 @ Jackson State 78

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 8 Alcorn State 70 @ Mississippi Valley State 71
Sat, Mar 8 Prairie View 84 @ Jackson State 70

Final
Sun, Mar 9 Mississippi Valley State 75 @ Prairie View 58

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Mississippi Valley State lost (85-78) versus Duke (East Regional)