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1971-72 Western Athletic Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 120-86, .583 W-L% (11th of 20) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 5.03 (4th of 19) ▪ SOS: 3.45 (5th of 19)

Regular Season Champion: BYU

NCAA Tournament: 1 (BYU)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(BYU and New Mexico)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(BYU)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Brigham Young 12 2 .857 21 5 .808 81.5 74.1 11.3 3.9 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Texas-El Paso 9 5 .643 20 7 .741 68.7 62.4 10.7 4.4
2 Arizona State 9 5 .643 18 8 .692 83.7 78.8 9.3 4.3
4 Colorado State 7 7 .500 15 9 .625 78.5 73.4 6.8 1.7
4 New Mexico 7 7 .500 15 11 .577 70.3 69.2 5.7 4.6
6 Utah 5 9 .357 13 12 .520 74.0 71.6 5.2 2.9
7 Arizona 4 10 .286 6 20 .231 66.3 77.0 -6.5 4.2
8 Wyoming 3 11 .214 12 14 .462 70.4 74.2 -2.3 1.5

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
Brigham Young 19 15 6 7 8 18 14 13 13 10 10 11 7 7 8 9
Arizona - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Arizona State - 17 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Colorado State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
New Mexico 16 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas-El Paso - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Utah - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wyoming - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Brigham Young lost (95-90) versus Long Beach State (West Regional)