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1967-68 Season Summary

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National Champion: UCLA
Final Four: Houston, North Carolina, Ohio State and UCLA

Consensus Player of the Year: Elvin Hayes

AP Preseason #1: UCLAAP Final #1: Houston

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Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Rk Conference Schls W L W-L% SRS SOS AP NCAA FF Regular Season Champ Tournament Champ
1 Athletic Association of Western Universities 8 120 88 .577 8.62 5.14 1 1 1 UCLA
2 Missouri Valley Conference 9 130 104 .556 6.98 6.39 1 1 0 Louisville
3 Southeastern Conference 10 147 110 .572 6.83 5.07 1 1 0 Kentucky
4 Western Athletic Conference 6 93 65 .589 5.11 3.03 1 1 0 New Mexico
5 Big Ten Conference 10 129 116 .527 3.97 4.41 0 1 1 Iowa
Ohio State
6 Big Eight Conference 8 110 101 .521 2.91 2.72 0 1 0 Kansas State
7 Atlantic Coast Conference 8 107 100 .517 2.13 1.80 2 1 1 North Carolina North Carolina
8 Ohio Valley Conference 8 108 87 .554 0.27 0.79 0 1 0 East Tennessee State
Murray State
9 Mid-American Conference 7 89 79 .530 0.21 0.60 0 1 0 Bowling Green State
10 Independent 53 736 604 .549 -1.18 -0.32 2 8 1 Houston
11 West Coast Conference 8 109 95 .534 -2.20 -0.95 0 1 0 Santa Clara
12 Ivy Group 8 105 96 .522 -2.43 -2.49 1 1 0 Columbia
13 Southwest Conference 8 88 106 .454 -4.86 -3.11 0 1 0 Texas Christian
14 Metropolitan Collegiate Conference 8 105 90 .538 -7.39 -5.04 0 0 0 Saint Peter's
15 Big Sky Conference 6 73 78 .483 -7.47 -5.02 0 1 0 Weber State
16 Southern Conference 9 108 120 .474 -8.64 -5.74 1 1 0 Davidson Davidson
17 Middle Atlantic Conference 10 138 112 .552 -10.11 -7.47 0 1 0 La Salle
18 Yankee Conference 6 60 86 .411 -18.29 -13.33 0 0 0 Massachusetts
Rhode Island

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 12/5 12/12 12/19 12/26 1/2 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 3/5 Final
Houston Ind 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
UCLA AAWU 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
St. Bonaventure Ind           9 7 7 5 5 4 4 4 4 3 3
North Carolina ACC 4 5 7 4 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 4
Kentucky SEC   9 4 7 6 5 4 8 9 10 8 8 5 5 4 5
New Mexico WAC           10 9 6 4 4 6 5 7 7 7 6
Columbia Ivy             10 10 8 8 7 6 6 6 8 7
Davidson Southern 10   8 6 8                   10 8
Louisville MVC 3 3 5                     9 9 9
Duke ACC                   9   10 8 10 6 10
School Conf Pre 12/5 12/12 12/19 12/26 1/2 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 3/5 Final
Boston College Ind 7 10 6 8 10                      
Bradley MVC       10                        
Dayton Ind 6 6                            
Indiana Big Ten     9 5 3                      
Kansas Big 8 5 4                            
Marquette Ind                         10 8    
New Mexico State Ind                     10          
Oklahoma City Ind           8                    
Princeton Ivy 8   10                          
Purdue Big Ten   7                            
Tennessee SEC       9 4 6 5 4 6 6 5 7        
Utah WAC         7 7 6 5 10              
Vanderbilt SEC 9 8 3 3 9 4 8 9 7 7 9 9 9      

Consensus All-America Teams

1st Team
Elvin Hayes (Houston)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (UCLA)
Larry Miller (North Carolina)
Pete Maravich (Louisiana State)
Wes Unseld (Louisville)
2nd Team
Bob Lanier (St. Bonaventure)
Calvin Murphy (Niagara)
Don May (Dayton)
Jo Jo White (Kansas)
Lucius Allen (UCLA)