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1944-45 Standings

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National Champion: Oklahoma State
Final Four: Arkansas, New York University, Ohio State and Oklahoma State

Consensus Player of the Year: George Mikan


Records do not reflect forfeits or vacated games

Big 6 - 6 Schools

Overall Conference
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Iowa State R Big 6 11 5 .688 8 2 .800
2 Kansas  Big 6 12 5 .706 7 3 .700
3 Oklahoma  Big 6 12 13 .480 5 5 .500
4 Missouri  Big 6 8 10 .444 5 5 .500
5 Kansas State  Big 6 10 13 .435 4 6 .400
6 Nebraska  Big 6 2 17 .105 1 9 .100

Big Ten - 10 Schools

Overall Conference
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Iowa R Big Ten 17 1 .944 11 1 .917
2 Ohio StateF Big Ten 15 5 .750 10 2 .833
3 Illinois  Big Ten 13 7 .650 7 5 .583
4 Purdue  Big Ten 9 11 .450 6 6 .500
5 Michigan  Big Ten 12 7 .632 5 7 .417
6 Wisconsin  Big Ten 10 11 .476 4 8 .333
7 Minnesota  Big Ten 8 13 .381 4 8 .333
8 Northwestern  Big Ten 7 12 .368 4 8 .333
9 Indiana  Big Ten 10 11 .476 3 9 .250
10 Chicago  Big Ten 7 8 .467 0 0

BIAA - 9 Schools

Overall Conference
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 New Mexico R BIAA 14 2 .875 12 0 1.000
2 West Texas A&M  BIAA 16 10 .615 9 3 .750
3 Northern Arizona  BIAA 5 6 .455 4 2 .667
4 New Mexico State  BIAA 9 5 .643 4 3 .571
5 Texas Tech  BIAA 10 14 .417 7 6 .538
6 Arizona  BIAA 7 11 .389 3 4 .429
7 Arizona State  BIAA 5 9 .357 3 5 .375
8 Texas-El Paso  BIAA 10 13 .435 4 11 .267
9 Hardin-Simmons  BIAA 7 23 .233 2 14 .125

Ind - 62 Schools

Overall Conference
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Army  Ind 14 1 .933
2 Akron  Ind 21 2 .913
3 Lafayette  Ind 16 2 .889
4 DePaul  Ind 21 3 .875
5 St. John's (NY)  Ind 21 3 .875
6 Valparaiso  Ind 21 3 .875
7 Bowling Green State  Ind 24 4 .857
8 Muhlenburg  Ind 24 4 .857
9 Navy  Ind 12 2 .857
10 Louisville  Ind 16 3 .842
11 Hamline  Ind 20 4 .833
12 Rhode Island  Ind 20 5 .800
13 Brown  Ind 15 4 .789
14 Rutgers  Ind 11 3 .786
15 Virginia  Ind 13 4 .765
16 City College of New York  Ind 12 4 .750
17 Indiana State  Ind 18 6 .750
18 Notre Dame  Ind 15 5 .750
19 Long Island University  Ind 14 5 .737
20 Butler  Ind 14 6 .700
21 Wichita State  Ind 14 6 .700
22 Temple  Ind 16 7 .696
23 Toledo  Ind 9 4 .692
24 New York UniversityF Ind 14 7 .667
25 Pittsburgh  Ind 8 4 .667
26 West Virginia  Ind 12 6 .667
27 Marshall  Ind 17 9 .654
28 Western Kentucky  Ind 17 10 .630
29 Bucknell  Ind 10 7 .588
30 Penn State  Ind 10 7 .588
31 La Salle  Ind 11 8 .579
32 Ohio  Ind 11 8 .579
33 Michigan State  Ind 9 7 .563
34 Niagara  Ind 7 6 .538
35 Miami (OH)  Ind 8 7 .533
36 Canisius  Ind 12 11 .522
37 Saint Joseph's  Ind 12 11 .522
38 St. Francis (NY)  Ind 9 9 .500
39 Cincinnati  Ind 8 9 .471
40 Nevada  Ind 8 9 .471
41 Northeastern  Ind 7 8 .467
42 Loyola (MD)  Ind 10 12 .455
43 Saint Mary's (CA)  Ind 5 6 .455
44 Western Michigan  Ind 8 10 .444
45 Montana State  Ind 10 14 .417
46 Marquette  Ind 7 10 .412
47 Boston University  Ind 4 6 .400
48 Detroit Mercy  Ind 8 12 .400
49 Syracuse  Ind 7 12 .368
50 Villanova  Ind 6 11 .353
51 Colgate  Ind 5 10 .333
52 Loyola (IL)  Ind 4 8 .333
53 Maine  Ind 4 8 .333
54 Connecticut  Ind 5 11 .313
55 Holy Cross  Ind 4 9 .308
56 St. Bonaventure  Ind 3 7 .300
57 Fordham  Ind 5 15 .250
58 Montana  Ind 7 22 .241
59 Kent State  Ind 3 11 .214
60 Brooklyn  Ind 3 15 .167
61 Lehigh  Ind 2 16 .111
62 Santa Clara  Ind 0 11 .000

Ivy - 7 Schools

Overall Conference
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Pennsylvania R Ivy 12 5 .706 5 1 .833
2 Cornell  Ivy 12 5 .706 4 2 .667
3 Dartmouth  Ivy 6 8 .429 2 4 .333
4 Columbia  Ivy 9 10 .474 1 5 .167
5 Yale  Ivy 14 4 .778 0 0
6 Princeton  Ivy 7 12 .368 0 0
7 Harvard  Ivy 2 13 .133 0 0

MSAC - 7 Schools

Overall Conference
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 UtahR MSAC 17 4 .810 8 0 1.000
2 Colorado  MSAC 13 3 .813 9 1 .900
3 Wyoming  MSAC 10 18 .357 7 5 .583
4 Brigham Young  MSAC 11 12 .478 5 5 .500
5 Utah State  MSAC 9 10 .474 3 7 .300
6 Colorado State  MSAC 7 11 .389 1 5 .167
7 Denver  MSAC 7 16 .304 1 11 .083

MVC - 5 Schools

Overall Conference
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Oklahoma StateRFN MVC 27 4 .871 0 0
2 Saint Louis  MVC 10 4 .714 0 0
3 Washington (MO)  MVC 10 9 .526 0 0
4 Drake  MVC 11 13 .458 0 0
5 Tulsa  MVC 4 8 .333 0 0

PCC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 OregonR PCC (North) 30 15 .667 11 5 .688
2 Washington State  PCC (North) 23 13 .639 11 5 .688
3 Oregon State  PCC (North) 20 8 .714 10 6 .625
4 Washington  PCC (North) 22 18 .550 5 11 .313
5 Idaho  PCC (North) 13 20 .394 3 13 .188
6 UCLA R PCC (South) 12 12 .500 3 1 .750
7 Southern California  PCC (South) 15 9 .625 2 2 .500
8 California  PCC (South) 7 8 .467 1 3 .250

SEC - 12 Schools

Overall Conference
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Tennessee  SEC 18 5 .783 8 2 .800
2 KentuckyRT SEC 22 4 .846 4 1 .800
3 Mississippi  SEC 15 8 .652 3 1 .750
4 Florida  SEC 7 12 .368 4 2 .667
5 Georgia Tech  SEC 11 6 .647 7 4 .636
6 Alabama  SEC 10 5 .667 5 3 .625
7 Louisiana State  SEC 15 9 .625 3 3 .500
8 Tulane  SEC 8 11 .421 3 3 .500
9 Auburn  SEC 3 14 .176 2 6 .250
10 Mississippi State  SEC 5 13 .278 2 9 .182
11 Georgia  SEC 5 16 .238 2 9 .182
12 Vanderbilt  SEC 6 6 .500 0 0

Southern - 14 Schools

Overall Conference
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 South Carolina R Southern 19 3 .864 9 0 1.000
2 Richmond  Southern 3 4 .429 2 0 1.000
3 Duke  Southern 13 9 .591 6 1 .857
4 North Carolina T Southern 22 6 .786 11 3 .786
5 Citadel  Southern 16 7 .696 8 4 .667
6 North Carolina State  Southern 10 11 .476 7 5 .583
7 William & Mary  Southern 7 11 .389 3 4 .429
8 Clemson  Southern 8 8 .500 3 5 .375
9 Maryland  Southern 2 14 .125 2 5 .286
10 Virginia Tech  Southern 6 8 .429 1 3 .250
11 Davidson  Southern 9 9 .500 2 7 .222
12 Virginia Military Institute  Southern 2 10 .167 1 4 .200
13 Wake Forest  Southern 3 14 .176 0 6 .000
14 Furman  Southern 2 15 .118 0 8 .000

SWC - 7 Schools

Overall Conference
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Rice R SWC 20 1 .952 12 0 1.000
2 ArkansasF SWC 17 9 .654 9 3 .750
3 Southern Methodist  SWC 11 10 .524 7 5 .583
4 Texas Christian  SWC 9 20 .310 7 5 .583
5 Texas  SWC 10 10 .500 5 7 .417
6 Texas A&M  SWC 3 18 .143 2 10 .167
7 Baylor  SWC 0 17 .000 0 12 .000