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1944-45 Season Summary

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National Champion: Oklahoma State
Final Four: Arkansas, NYU, Ohio State and Oklahoma State

Consensus Player of the Year: George Mikan

Conference Summary

Rk Conference Schls W L W-L% NCAA FF Regular Season Champ Tournament Champ
1 Big Six Conference 6 55 63 .466 0 0 Iowa State
2 Big Ten Conference 10 108 86 .557 1 1 Iowa
3 Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association 9 83 93 .472 0 0 New Mexico
4 Independent 62 681 469 .592 1 1
5 Ivy Group 7 62 57 .521 0 0 Pennsylvania
6 Missouri Valley Conference 5 62 38 .620 1 1 Oklahoma State
7 Mountain States Athletic Conference 7 74 74 .500 1 0 Utah
8 Pacific Coast Conference 8 142 103 .580 1 0 Oregon (North)
UCLA (South)
9 Southeastern Conference 12 125 109 .534 1 0 Kentucky Kentucky
10 Southern Conference 14 122 129 .486 0 0 South Carolina North Carolina
11 Southwest Conference 7 70 85 .452 1 1 Rice

Consensus All-America Teams

1st Team
George Mikan (DePaul)
2nd Team
Dale Hall (Army)
Howard Dallmar (Pennsylvania)