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1965-66 Standings

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National Champion: Texas-El Paso
Final Four: Duke, Kentucky, Texas-El Paso and Utah

Consensus Player of the Year: Cazzie Russell

AP Preseason #1: UCLAAP Final #1: Kentucky

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Records do not reflect forfeits or vacated games

AAWU - 8 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Oregon StateR AAWU 21 7 .750 12 2 .857 60.1 55.2 7.90 3.05
2 UCLA  AAWU 18 8 .692 10 4 .714 83.9 72.7 16.64 5.37 1 1
3 Stanford  AAWU 13 12 .520 8 6 .571 70.3 70.4 3.81 3.89
4 Washington State  AAWU 15 11 .577 6 8 .429 77.8 74.7 4.02 0.86
5 Oregon  AAWU 13 13 .500 6 8 .429 66.8 69.0 0.06 2.26
6 Southern California  AAWU 13 13 .500 6 8 .429 72.3 73.4 5.43 6.56
7 Washington  AAWU 10 15 .400 4 10 .286 66.5 72.3 -0.53 5.24
8 California  AAWU 9 16 .360 4 10 .286 66.7 70.3 -0.27 3.37

ACC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 DukeRTF ACC 26 4 .867 12 2 .857 82.8 71.6 18.06 6.83 3 1 2
2 North Carolina State  ACC 18 9 .667 9 5 .643 81.3 73.7 12.32 4.80
3 Clemson  ACC 15 10 .600 8 6 .571 76.9 73.4 5.47 1.95
4 North Carolina  ACC 16 11 .593 8 6 .571 80.9 74.2 12.39 5.72
5 Maryland  ACC 14 11 .560 7 7 .500 71.6 68.4 9.09 5.89
6 South Carolina  ACC 11 13 .458 4 10 .286 63.6 68.5 0.97 5.87 10
7 Virginia  ACC 7 15 .318 4 10 .286 73.5 78.3 0.88 5.66
8 Wake Forest  ACC 8 18 .308 4 10 .286 83.8 93.0 -0.47 8.72

Big 8 - 8 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 KansasR Big 8 23 4 .852 13 1 .929 76.9 62.7 16.78 2.59 8 4 4
2 Nebraska  Big 8 20 5 .800 12 2 .857 77.2 72.6 6.93 2.39 8
3 Kansas State  Big 8 14 11 .560 9 5 .643 72.2 67.6 8.02 3.42 10 10
4 Oklahoma  Big 8 11 14 .440 7 7 .500 77.0 76.9 2.40 2.28
5 Colorado  Big 8 12 13 .480 6 8 .429 68.8 70.9 1.25 3.33
6 Iowa State  Big 8 11 14 .440 6 8 .429 71.4 71.8 3.16 3.55
7 Oklahoma State  Big 8 4 21 .160 2 12 .143 53.4 60.0 -4.65 1.99
8 Missouri  Big 8 3 21 .125 1 13 .071 65.6 79.6 -10.38 3.62

Big Sky - 6 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Weber State R Big Sky 20 5 .800 8 2 .800 91.6 87.2 -2.15 -6.56
2 Gonzaga R Big Sky 19 7 .731 8 2 .800 84.3 78.1 -0.60 -6.80
3 Montana  Big Sky 14 10 .583 6 4 .600 80.9 84.7 -7.67 -3.94
4 Montana State  Big Sky 7 17 .292 5 5 .500 76.0 88.9 -13.97 -1.06
5 Idaho  Big Sky 12 14 .462 2 8 .200 90.8 94.9 -8.79 -4.64
6 Idaho State  Big Sky 7 19 .269 1 9 .100 89.8 104.2 -17.24 -2.83

Big Ten - 10 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 MichiganR Big Ten 18 8 .692 11 3 .786 91.3 83.8 12.86 5.34 2 2 9
2 Michigan State  Big Ten 15 7 .682 10 4 .714 78.6 71.5 8.94 1.85
3 Iowa  Big Ten 17 7 .708 8 6 .571 83.2 75.4 10.50 2.68 4
4 Illinois  Big Ten 12 12 .500 8 6 .571 87.4 84.5 7.52 4.65
5 Minnesota  Big Ten 14 10 .583 7 7 .500 83.3 84.7 3.47 4.82 7 5
6 Northwestern  Big Ten 12 12 .500 7 7 .500 74.8 77.8 0.99 3.99
7 Wisconsin  Big Ten 11 13 .458 6 8 .429 77.0 79.8 1.95 4.79
8 Ohio State  Big Ten 11 13 .458 5 9 .357 77.5 80.1 1.86 4.44
9 Indiana  Big Ten 8 16 .333 4 10 .286 77.4 82.0 1.54 6.15
10 Purdue  Big Ten 8 16 .333 4 10 .286 79.5 85.4 -0.77 5.09

Ind - 49 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Texas-El PasoRFN Ind 28 1 .966 77.8 66.2 13.86 2.29 2 3
2 Loyola (IL) Ind 22 3 .880 92.4 79.5 16.21 3.32 3 6
3 Oklahoma City Ind 24 5 .828 97.1 86.9 8.16 -1.99
4 Providence Ind 22 5 .815 75.7 69.7 4.41 -1.51 6 3
5 Boston College  Ind 21 5 .808 92.0 82.1 8.45 -1.42
6 Dayton Ind 23 6 .793 80.5 70.6 13.78 3.85
7 Houston Ind 23 6 .793 93.2 82.7 10.71 0.21
8 Fairfield  Ind 19 5 .792 80.4 76.3 2.56 -1.58
9 Virginia Tech  Ind 19 5 .792 85.6 78.5 4.86 -2.22
10 Syracuse Ind 22 6 .786 97.8 84.7 11.39 -1.73
11 Hardin-Simmons  Ind 20 6 .769 83.4 77.4 -0.15 -6.15
12 Penn State  Ind 18 6 .750 73.8 69.5 1.96 -2.40
13 Rutgers  Ind 17 7 .708 78.4 74.1 -4.90 -9.25
14 St. Bonaventure  Ind 16 7 .696 76.6 75.2 0.68 -0.67
15 Army  Ind 18 8 .692 68.5 62.9 3.69 -1.88
16 DePaul  Ind 18 8 .692 77.6 67.5 10.09 -0.06
17 St. John's (NY)  Ind 18 8 .692 74.6 67.8 5.93 -0.80
18 Detroit Mercy  Ind 17 8 .680 83.6 83.1 -0.71 -1.24
19 Georgetown  Ind 16 8 .667 86.3 81.2 3.51 -1.64
20 Colorado State Ind 14 8 .636 75.0 71.0 5.97 1.92
21 Villanova  Ind 18 11 .621 73.3 70.6 4.18 1.46
22 Butler  Ind 16 10 .615 73.9 74.5 0.86 1.44
23 Seattle  Ind 16 10 .615 84.4 79.8 3.91 -0.77
24 Duquesne  Ind 14 9 .609 75.1 72.7 -2.07 -4.47
25 Miami (FL)  Ind 15 11 .577 84.6 87.1 -3.11 -0.58
26 Denver  Ind 14 11 .560 80.8 81.9 1.68 2.73
27 Florida State  Ind 14 11 .560 70.3 73.8 -5.53 -2.00
28 Air Force  Ind 14 12 .538 72.8 74.5 0.42 2.17
29 Creighton  Ind 14 12 .538 86.9 85.6 2.75 1.51
30 Marquette  Ind 14 12 .538 77.3 76.1 4.74 3.58
31 Georgia Tech  Ind 13 13 .500 80.3 76.9 1.83 -1.56
32 Loyola (LA)  Ind 12 12 .500 66.9 78.1 -11.50 -0.27
33 Xavier  Ind 13 13 .500 83.5 86.0 -1.03 1.49
34 Centenary (LA)  Ind 12 14 .462 80.1 91.7 -8.94 2.60
35 Utah State  Ind 12 14 .462 82.8 82.3 2.46 1.96
36 Niagara  Ind 11 13 .458 72.6 83.8 -10.20 1.02
37 Holy Cross  Ind 10 13 .435 70.3 74.2 -6.71 -2.81
38 Fordham  Ind 10 15 .400 69.6 70.1 -3.35 -2.90
39 Memphis  Ind 10 15 .400 78.9 84.4 -6.66 -1.20
40 Navy  Ind 7 12 .368 65.8 69.1 -1.85 1.45
41 Colgate  Ind 8 14 .364 76.7 93.3 -21.58 -4.95
42 Canisius  Ind 7 15 .318 75.7 82.9 -6.51 0.69
43 Saint Francis (PA)  Ind 8 18 .308 70.3 85.3 -16.00 -1.00
44 West Texas A&M  Ind 6 17 .261 68.2 78.8 -11.06 -0.45
45 Portland  Ind 6 19 .240 71.8 82.7 -9.30 1.58
46 Pittsburgh  Ind 5 17 .227 66.2 77.7 -11.52 0.01
47 Notre Dame  Ind 5 21 .192 72.8 85.7 -9.44 3.48
48 Boston University  Ind 4 19 .174 60.9 78.1 -25.18 -8.06
49 New Mexico State  Ind 4 22 .154 72.3 98.3 -21.28 4.78

Ivy - 8 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Pennsylvania R Ivy 19 6 .760 12 2 .857 74.9 63.0 8.68 -3.24
2 Columbia  Ivy 18 6 .750 10 4 .714 79.8 72.1 1.80 -5.86
3 Cornell  Ivy 15 9 .625 10 4 .714 84.5 80.2 1.22 -3.13
4 Princeton  Ivy 16 7 .696 9 5 .643 68.3 62.0 3.98 -2.37
5 Yale  Ivy 9 12 .429 6 8 .429 72.6 72.0 -3.03 -3.60
6 Harvard  Ivy 10 14 .417 6 8 .429 73.5 76.7 -8.37 -5.21
7 Brown  Ivy 9 17 .346 3 11 .214 61.1 75.9 -14.89 -0.09
8 Dartmouth  Ivy 3 21 .125 0 14 .000 64.6 76.7 -15.12 -3.03

MAC - 7 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Miami (OH)R MAC 18 7 .720 11 1 .917 68.6 63.3 3.23 -2.09
2 Toledo  MAC 13 11 .542 8 4 .667 75.1 75.1 -3.41 -3.46
3 Ohio  MAC 13 10 .565 6 6 .500 76.6 77.7 -4.04 -2.88
4 Bowling Green State  MAC 9 15 .375 6 6 .500 75.4 85.9 -9.03 1.47
5 Marshall  MAC 12 12 .500 4 8 .333 83.1 83.7 -4.95 -4.35
6 Western Michigan  MAC 8 14 .364 4 8 .333 78.5 86.4 -9.25 -1.37
7 Kent State  MAC 8 16 .333 3 9 .250 76.7 82.7 -9.03 -3.08

MCC - 7 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Manhattan R MCC 13 9 .591 8 1 .889 73.3 75.3 -5.90 -3.96
2 New York University  MCC 18 10 .643 7 2 .778 81.2 76.4 5.14 0.35
3 Saint Peter's  MCC 11 12 .478 5 4 .556 77.6 82.0 -10.18 -5.73
4 Seton Hall  MCC 6 18 .250 3 6 .333 73.4 85.3 -14.14 -2.26
5 Iona  MCC 5 16 .238 3 6 .333 60.8 72.9 -17.38 -5.28
6 Wagner  MCC 14 12 .538 1 8 .111
7 St. Francis (NY)  MCC 5 17 .227 0 9 .000 72.9 87.3 -19.52 -5.08

Mid-Atl - 8 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Saint Joseph'sR Mid-Atl 24 5 .828 90.9 74.5 19.90 3.55 4 2 5
2 Temple  Mid-Atl 21 7 .750 75.8 70.1 4.72 -0.99
3 Bucknell  Mid-Atl 15 10 .600 66.1 71.8 -17.75 -12.00
4 Lafayette  Mid-Atl 9 11 .450 78.7 80.2 -13.34 -11.81
5 La Salle  Mid-Atl 10 15 .400 84.2 87.1 -2.70 0.21
6 Delaware  Mid-Atl 9 15 .375 70.4 78.7 -19.66 -11.37
7 Gettysburg  Mid-Atl 9 15 .375 62.2 71.3 -21.53 -12.46
8 Lehigh  Mid-Atl 4 17 .190 58.8 75.8 -28.84 -11.84

MVC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 CincinnatiR MVC 21 7 .750 10 4 .714 75.5 69.6 11.62 5.70 7 7
2 Bradley  MVC 20 6 .769 9 5 .643 78.2 76.1 4.37 2.28 9 3
3 Wichita State  MVC 17 10 .630 9 5 .643 88.9 84.2 9.40 4.76 8
4 Louisville  MVC 16 10 .615 8 6 .571 75.7 72.8 8.26 5.39
5 Saint Louis  MVC 15 10 .600 8 6 .571 74.6 70.2 8.80 4.38
6 Tulsa  MVC 16 13 .552 6 8 .429 71.1 70.7 5.10 4.66
7 Drake  MVC 13 12 .520 6 8 .429 64.3 65.2 4.01 4.92
8 North Texas  MVC 5 20 .200 0 14 .000 73.0 83.6 -6.63 3.89

OVC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Western KentuckyRT OVC 25 3 .893 14 0 1.000 84.3 68.0 16.14 -0.14 10 10
2 Eastern Kentucky  OVC 16 9 .640 9 5 .643 81.4 78.7 1.02 -1.68
3 Tennessee Tech  OVC 17 8 .680 8 6 .571 83.3 80.8 0.24 -2.21
4 Murray State  OVC 13 12 .520 8 6 .571 83.3 81.5 -0.12 -1.92
5 Morehead State  OVC 12 12 .500 8 6 .571 78.7 78.8 -1.57 -1.43
6 Austin Peay  OVC 7 14 .333 3 11 .214 79.1 87.1 -9.03 -1.09
7 East Tennessee State  OVC 7 14 .333 3 11 .214 78.6 85.3 -8.70 -1.95
8 Middle Tennessee  OVC 7 17 .292 3 11 .214 73.4 89.7 -15.71 0.60

SEC - 11 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 KentuckyRF SEC 27 2 .931 15 1 .938 86.9 69.9 20.19 3.26 1 1
2 Vanderbilt  SEC 22 4 .846 13 3 .813 85.2 73.8 13.60 2.12 5 2 8
3 Tennessee  SEC 18 8 .692 10 6 .625 71.4 59.2 13.54 1.32
4 Mississippi State  SEC 14 11 .560 10 6 .625 72.3 72.8 -0.88 -0.43
5 Alabama  SEC 16 10 .615 9 7 .563 71.7 73.3 -2.10 -0.44
6 Florida  SEC 16 10 .615 9 7 .563 71.1 67.2 4.92 1.04
7 Auburn  SEC 16 10 .615 8 8 .500 75.8 73.5 3.44 1.15
8 Georgia  SEC 10 15 .400 5 11 .313 69.5 74.7 -1.81 3.40
9 Tulane  SEC 9 16 .360 5 11 .313 69.2 80.1 -9.43 1.44
10 Louisiana State  SEC 6 20 .231 2 14 .125 74.8 84.3 -8.89 0.54
11 Mississippi  SEC 5 18 .217 2 14 .125 66.6 87.4 -21.08 -0.23

Southern - 8 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 DavidsonRT Southern 21 7 .750 11 1 .917 82.5 71.5 7.86 -3.10
2 West Virginia  Southern 19 9 .679 8 2 .800 86.1 83.6 2.24 -0.24
3 William & Mary  Southern 13 12 .520 8 3 .727 71.5 72.7 -6.79 -5.60
4 Richmond  Southern 12 13 .480 9 7 .563 85.0 87.2 -7.09 -4.90
5 Furman  Southern 9 17 .346 4 8 .333 75.7 88.4 -14.83 -2.10
6 Virginia Military Institute  Southern 5 18 .217 5 11 .313 77.4 81.4 -9.76 -5.76
7 Citadel  Southern 7 16 .304 4 9 .308 70.9 79.9 -13.45 -4.50
8 George Washington  Southern 3 18 .143 3 9 .250 74.6 93.5 -21.72 -2.88

SWC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Southern MethodistR SWC 17 9 .654 11 3 .786 84.0 79.5 3.77 -0.77
2 Texas A&M  SWC 15 9 .625 10 4 .714 82.7 83.5 -2.90 -2.08
3 Texas Tech  SWC 13 11 .542 8 6 .571 86.3 83.3 2.44 -0.56
4 Arkansas  SWC 13 10 .565 7 7 .500 75.0 71.2 0.66 -3.06
5 Texas  SWC 12 12 .500 7 7 .500 77.7 80.0 -5.86 -3.49
6 Baylor  SWC 8 16 .333 6 8 .429 77.0 84.3 -8.74 -1.42
7 Texas Christian  SWC 8 16 .333 6 8 .429 88.0 91.8 -5.72 -2.01
8 Rice  SWC 1 22 .043 1 13 .071 80.5 90.9 -13.08 -2.69

WAC - 6 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 UtahRF WAC 23 8 .742 7 3 .700 94.6 80.7 17.42 3.52
2 Brigham Young  WAC 20 5 .800 6 4 .600 94.4 83.6 16.89 6.14 6
3 Wyoming  WAC 17 9 .654 5 5 .500 89.9 81.7 12.05 3.84
4 Arizona  WAC 15 11 .577 5 5 .500 74.0 73.1 7.43 6.61
5 New Mexico  WAC 16 8 .667 4 6 .400 75.6 72.1 6.69 3.19
6 Arizona State  WAC 12 14 .462 3 7 .300 75.5 81.5 1.42 7.42

WCC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 PacificR WCC 22 6 .786 13 1 .929 80.3 72.9 2.62 -4.75
2 San Francisco  WCC 22 6 .786 11 3 .786 82.9 71.9 8.20 -2.73
3 Santa Clara  WCC 16 11 .593 8 6 .571 80.5 76.9 -0.04 -3.65
4 San Jose State  WCC 11 13 .458 7 7 .500 67.7 71.1 -6.61 -3.20
5 Loyola Marymount  WCC 11 15 .423 7 7 .500 77.5 81.2 -7.71 -4.03
6 California-Santa Barbara  WCC 10 16 .385 5 9 .357 72.2 79.2 -10.82 -3.78
7 Saint Mary's (CA)  WCC 8 17 .320 4 10 .286 71.8 80.6 -11.69 -2.91
8 Pepperdine  WCC 2 24 .077 1 13 .071 75.3 95.3 -22.67 -2.67

Yankee - 6 Schools

Overall Conference PTS/G SRS Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Rhode IslandR Yankee 20 8 .714 9 1 .900 88.9 76.1 6.66 -6.15
2 Connecticut R Yankee 16 8 .667 9 1 .900 84.9 71.1 4.93 -8.85
3 Massachusetts  Yankee 11 13 .458 5 5 .500 78.7 82.7 -10.60 -6.65
4 Maine  Yankee 9 13 .409 4 6 .400 72.9 82.3 -20.47 -11.10
5 Vermont  Yankee 12 8 .600 3 7 .300 71.8 76.5 -16.73 -12.06
6 New Hampshire  Yankee 3 21 .125 0 10 .000 70.7 94.6 -32.75 -8.83