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1947-48 Season Summary

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National Champion: Kentucky
Final Four: Baylor, Holy Cross, Kansas State and Kentucky

Consensus Player of the Year: Ed Macauley

Conference Summary

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games
Rk Conference Schls W L W-L% NCAA FF Regular Season Champ Tournament Champ
1 Big Seven Conference 7 91 75 .548 1 1 Kansas State
2 Big Ten Conference 9 103 78 .569 1 0 Michigan
3 Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association 1 19 10 .655 0 0 Arizona
4 Independent 56 890 518 .632 1 1 Bradley
5 Ivy Group 7 89 82 .520 1 0 Columbia
6 Metropolitan New York Conference 7 117 49 .705 0 0 New York University
7 Mid-American Conference 6 80 59 .576 0 0 Cincinnati
8 Middle Atlantic States Conference North 5 50 56 .472 0 0 Muhlenburg
9 Missouri Valley Conference 6 94 61 .606 0 0 Oklahoma State
10 Mountain States Athletic Conference 6 77 71 .520 1 0 Brigham Young
11 Pacific Coast Conference 9 159 106 .600 1 0 Washington (North)
12 Southeastern Conference 12 184 125 .595 1 1 Kentucky Kentucky
13 Southern Conference 16 215 181 .543 0 0 North Carolina State North Carolina State
14 Southwest Conference 7 93 82 .531 1 1 Baylor
15 Western New York Little Three Conference 3 37 34 .521 0 0 Niagara
16 Yankee Conference 2 34 12 .739 0 0 Connecticut

Consensus All-America Teams

1st Team
Ed Macauley (Saint Louis)
Jim McIntyre (Minnesota)
Kevin O'Shea (Notre Dame)
Murray Wier (Iowa)
Ralph Beard (Kentucky)
2nd Team
Alex Groza (Kentucky)
Andy Wolfe (California)
Arnold Ferrin (Utah)
Dick Dickey (North Carolina State)
Duane Klueh (Indiana State)
George Kaftan (Holy Cross)
Harold Haskins (Hamline)
Jack Nichols (Washington)
Tony Lavelli (Yale)