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1968-69 Standings

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National Champion: UCLA
Final Four: Drake, North Carolina, Purdue and UCLA

Consensus Player of the Year: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

AP Preseason #1: UCLAAP Final #1: UCLA

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Records do not reflect forfeits or vacated games

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 North CarolinaRTF ACC 27 5 .844 12 2 .857 88.9 75.7 18.39 5.17 2 2 4
2 South Carolina  ACC 21 7 .750 11 3 .786 70.5 64.7 8.43 2.61 8 13
3 Duke  ACC 15 13 .536 8 6 .571 82.0 79.4 7.28 4.71 17 9
4 North Carolina State  ACC 15 10 .600 8 6 .571 71.1 69.0 5.27 3.23
5 Wake Forest  ACC 18 9 .667 8 6 .571 85.0 79.3 9.15 3.43
6 Virginia  ACC 10 15 .400 5 9 .357 79.3 83.6 -1.79 2.57
7 Maryland  ACC 8 18 .308 2 12 .143 78.8 84.2 -2.63 2.71
8 Clemson  ACC 6 19 .240 2 12 .143 78.8 85.8 -3.86 3.10

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 ColoradoR Big 8 21 7 .750 10 4 .714 76.3 71.1 7.82 2.60 14 18
2 Kansas  Big 8 20 7 .741 9 5 .643 69.7 60.2 11.27 1.71 5 4 19
3 Kansas State  Big 8 14 12 .538 9 5 .643 71.7 68.6 6.61 3.53
4 Iowa State  Big 8 14 12 .538 8 6 .571 69.8 73.9 0.87 5.00
5 Missouri  Big 8 14 11 .560 7 7 .500 68.9 66.2 4.74 2.04
6 Oklahoma State  Big 8 12 13 .480 5 9 .357 57.8 59.0 1.29 2.47
7 Nebraska  Big 8 12 14 .462 5 9 .357 73.4 74.7 2.40 3.68
8 Oklahoma  Big 8 7 19 .269 3 11 .214 60.3 69.4 -6.41 2.75

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 StateR Big Sky 27 3 .900 15 0 1.000 80.3 70.1 6.82 -3.34
2 Montana State  Big Sky 17 8 .680 11 4 .733 79.2 74.8 0.67 -3.69
3 Gonzaga  Big Sky 11 15 .423 6 9 .400 73.6 78.6 -9.75 -4.75
4 Idaho  Big Sky 11 15 .423 6 9 .400 65.5 69.4 -6.17 -2.31
5 Montana  Big Sky 9 17 .346 4 11 .267 71.6 82.2 -12.93 -2.38
6 Idaho State  Big Sky 8 18 .308 3 12 .200 71.6 81.3 -12.17 -2.42

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 PurdueRF Big Ten 23 5 .821 13 1 .929 92.0 79.4 21.59 8.98 10 6 6
2 Illinois  Big Ten 19 5 .792 9 5 .643 83.4 72.0 17.98 6.59 4 20
3 Ohio State  Big Ten 17 7 .708 9 5 .643 81.5 76.7 12.19 7.40 12 10
4 Michigan  Big Ten 13 11 .542 7 7 .500 89.7 91.0 6.60 7.93
5 Northwestern  Big Ten 14 10 .583 6 8 .429 78.0 78.4 8.58 9.00 12
6 Minnesota  Big Ten 12 12 .500 6 8 .429 70.1 74.1 4.60 8.60
7 Michigan State  Big Ten 11 12 .478 6 8 .429 72.2 72.1 8.35 8.30
8 Iowa  Big Ten 12 12 .500 5 9 .357 81.4 81.9 9.46 9.91 19
9 Wisconsin  Big Ten 11 13 .458 5 9 .357 69.4 71.5 7.21 9.30
10 Indiana  Big Ten 9 15 .375 4 10 .286 81.1 84.6 4.50 8.00

Ind - 56 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 Boston College R Ind 24 4 .857 83.8 72.8 11.26 0.26 16 16
2 Rutgers  Ind 21 4 .840 74.8 65.3 1.32 -8.22
3 Marquette Ind 24 5 .828 71.4 64.8 7.82 1.28 15 14 14
4 New Mexico State Ind 24 5 .828 77.6 68.0 10.46 0.86 7 12
5 Duquesne Ind 21 5 .808 78.1 66.2 14.36 2.48 8 9
6 Villanova Ind 21 5 .808 70.5 63.1 11.76 4.42 11 5 10
7 St. John's (NY) Ind 23 6 .793 71.5 61.9 12.68 3.08 5 8
8 Dayton Ind 20 7 .741 72.5 65.9 7.14 0.51 17
9 Notre Dame Ind 20 7 .741 80.4 74.9 8.43 2.95 4 4 17
10 Seattle Ind 20 8 .714 83.7 76.0 6.83 -0.80
11 Colorado State Ind 17 7 .708 71.3 67.6 4.23 0.59
12 Jacksonville  Ind 17 7 .708 82.7 78.6 0.44 -3.62
13 St. Bonaventure  Ind 17 7 .708 80.0 72.4 8.43 0.81 7 7
14 Florida State  Ind 18 8 .692 85.1 80.7 5.41 0.98
15 West Texas A&M  Ind 18 8 .692 88.7 83.6 2.93 -2.18
16 Holy Cross  Ind 16 8 .667 74.6 70.7 2.53 -1.42
17 Oklahoma City  Ind 18 9 .667 85.7 82.3 0.91 -2.55
18 Saint Francis (PA)  Ind 16 8 .667 80.9 79.6 -1.61 -2.92
19 Southern Illinois  Ind 16 8 .667 66.0 64.9 1.78 0.68
20 Fordham  Ind 17 9 .654 69.0 65.8 0.15 -3.06
21 Army  Ind 18 10 .643 58.0 54.2 1.70 -2.15
22 Texas-El Paso  Ind 16 9 .640 77.2 72.5 7.15 2.41
23 Detroit Mercy  Ind 16 10 .615 81.4 83.3 3.70 5.59 18 7
24 Houston  Ind 16 10 .615 79.6 75.1 5.61 1.14 8 6
25 Penn State  Ind 13 9 .591 62.4 62.4 -3.56 -3.51
26 Boston University  Ind 14 10 .583 79.5 77.6 -9.10 -10.94
27 Miami (FL)  Ind 14 10 .583 81.5 86.7 -4.43 0.75
28 Providence  Ind 14 10 .583 76.3 74.0 2.38 0.06
29 New York University  Ind 12 9 .571 77.4 72.9 0.09 -4.47
30 DePaul  Ind 14 11 .560 71.6 76.8 -0.80 4.38
31 Northern Illinois  Ind 13 11 .542 75.4 75.9 0.77 1.30
32 Virginia Tech  Ind 14 12 .538 74.9 74.3 -1.23 -1.83
33 Creighton  Ind 13 13 .500 80.7 77.7 5.86 2.95
34 Georgetown  Ind 12 12 .500 68.1 72.9 -8.10 -3.30
35 Hardin-Simmons  Ind 13 13 .500 89.1 92.0 -3.99 -1.06
36 Georgia Tech  Ind 12 13 .480 73.6 73.9 1.59 1.87
37 Tulane  Ind 12 14 .462 87.2 89.0 0.19 2.02
38 West Virginia  Ind 12 14 .462 77.5 80.6 -4.57 -1.49
39 Air Force  Ind 11 13 .458 70.2 77.1 -6.92 -0.09
40 Niagara  Ind 11 13 .458 82.8 84.0 -0.42 0.72
41 Colgate  Ind 11 14 .440 73.0 77.6 -12.43 -7.78
42 Butler  Ind 11 15 .423 70.8 84.8 -4.29 9.71
43 Loyola (IL)  Ind 9 14 .391 78.6 85.2 -2.99 3.66
44 Fairfield  Ind 10 16 .385 77.9 82.8 -7.31 -2.41
45 Xavier  Ind 10 16 .385 68.7 74.0 -1.08 4.25
46 Syracuse  Ind 9 16 .360 76.3 82.5 -8.14 -1.97
47 Utah State  Ind 9 17 .346 82.2 87.8 -4.79 0.83
48 Centenary (LA)  Ind 9 18 .333 64.4 72.9 -11.40 -2.87
49 Navy  Ind 7 14 .333 61.9 68.6 -9.73 -3.11
50 Texas-Pan American  Ind 8 17 .320 75.2 93.5 -17.31 0.96
51 Canisius  Ind 7 16 .304 71.3 79.8 -8.74 -0.19
52 St. Francis (NY)  Ind 7 16 .304 58.2 78.1 -23.23 -3.31
53 Loyola (LA)  Ind 5 19 .208 74.1 88.8 -16.96 -2.27
54 Pittsburgh  Ind 4 20 .167 59.4 74.6 -17.41 -2.20
55 Portland  Ind 3 23 .115 63.6 88.2 -22.88 1.65
56 Denver  Ind 2 24 .077 74.6 88.9 -11.28 3.07

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 PrincetonR Ivy 19 7 .731 14 0 1.000 66.9 62.2 4.72 -0.05
2 Columbia  Ivy 20 4 .833 11 3 .786 76.3 62.4 10.04 -3.84 14
3 Pennsylvania  Ivy 15 10 .600 10 4 .714 66.9 66.5 -2.70 -3.12
4 Cornell  Ivy 12 13 .480 7 7 .500 71.5 74.8 -7.93 -4.64
5 Yale  Ivy 9 16 .360 6 8 .429 69.5 70.4 -5.33 -4.42
6 Dartmouth  Ivy 10 15 .400 4 10 .286 61.6 67.0 -10.76 -5.39
7 Harvard  Ivy 7 18 .280 3 11 .214 71.5 78.2 -9.80 -3.12
8 Brown  Ivy 3 23 .115 1 13 .071 60.0 71.5 -15.85 -4.33

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 15 12 .556 10 2 .833 65.6 65.6 5.21 5.21
2 Ohio  MAC 17 9 .654 9 3 .750 80.9 80.7 5.15 4.98
3 Kent State  MAC 14 10 .583 6 6 .500 68.4 66.0 4.47 2.04
4 Western Michigan  MAC 11 13 .458 6 6 .500 80.5 85.2 -1.38 3.29
5 Toledo  MAC 13 11 .542 5 7 .417 81.5 74.7 8.89 2.03
6 Bowling Green State  MAC 9 15 .375 3 9 .250 80.0 80.6 1.33 2.00
7 Marshall  MAC 9 15 .375 3 9 .250 80.6 86.4 -3.96 1.81

MCC - 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 Peter's R MCC 21 7 .750 7 1 .875 79.0 73.6 -1.39 -6.73
2 Manhattan R MCC 13 9 .591 7 1 .875 73.9 69.4 -4.73 -9.31
3 Long Island University  MCC 17 6 .739 6 2 .750 67.9 60.6 -0.62 -7.98
4 Iona  MCC 11 11 .500 4 4 .500 66.6 71.2 -9.61 -4.97
5 Hofstra  MCC 12 13 .480 4 4 .500 71.3 78.0 -13.82 -7.09
6 Seton Hall  MCC 9 16 .360 4 4 .500 68.9 72.6 -7.78 -4.10
7 Wagner  MCC 18 10 .643 2 6 .250
8 Fairleigh Dickinson  MCC 9 13 .409 2 6 .250 66.0 84.7 -25.65 -6.94

Mid-Atl - 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 La Salle  Mid-Atl 23 1 .958 88.2 71.8 13.53 -2.95 2 2
2 Temple R Mid-Atl 22 8 .733 77.3 67.5 7.43 -2.31
3 Saint Joseph's Mid-Atl 17 11 .607 72.4 72.1 1.67 1.37
4 Gettysburg  Mid-Atl 14 10 .583 73.6 75.3 -14.57 -12.93
5 Bucknell  Mid-Atl 13 11 .542 75.9 70.9 -6.68 -11.68
6 Delaware  Mid-Atl 11 10 .524 68.9 76.8 -18.80 -10.88
7 Rider  Mid-Atl 11 14 .440 64.6 74.3 -19.09 -9.34
8 Lafayette  Mid-Atl 9 17 .346 60.3 74.4 -23.82 -9.77
9 Lehigh  Mid-Atl 7 17 .292 64.1 76.0 -20.40 -8.51
10 American  Mid-Atl 4 19 .174 67.3 80.3 -17.95 -4.95

MVC - 9 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 DrakeRF MVC 26 5 .839 13 3 .813 85.7 75.3 14.65 4.25 11 11
2 Louisville R MVC 21 6 .778 13 3 .813 76.0 73.5 6.86 4.33 11 15
3 Tulsa  MVC 19 8 .704 11 5 .688 81.3 75.9 7.94 2.51 7
4 Cincinnati  MVC 17 9 .654 8 8 .500 71.9 65.7 9.62 3.40 14 6
5 North Texas  MVC 15 10 .600 8 8 .500 85.1 84.3 3.33 2.58
6 Bradley  MVC 14 12 .538 7 9 .438 79.3 77.4 3.40 1.54
7 Wichita State  MVC 11 15 .423 7 9 .438 81.3 83.3 0.83 2.79
8 Saint Louis  MVC 6 20 .231 5 11 .313 72.6 86.5 -8.91 4.97
9 Memphis  MVC 6 19 .240 0 16 .000 66.7 69.5 -3.80 -0.94

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 Murray StateR OVC 22 6 .786 11 3 .786 79.1 77.4 -0.58 -2.31
2 Morehead State R OVC 18 9 .667 11 3 .786 87.4 78.8 4.92 -3.72
3 Western Kentucky  OVC 16 10 .615 9 5 .643 77.9 76.7 1.66 0.48 16 15
4 Eastern Kentucky  OVC 13 9 .591 7 7 .500 79.2 78.2 -0.98 -2.03
5 East Tennessee State  OVC 15 11 .577 6 8 .429 78.2 75.3 0.70 -2.20
6 Tennessee Tech  OVC 13 11 .542 5 9 .357 73.2 80.4 -8.71 -1.55
7 Middle Tennessee  OVC 13 13 .500 4 10 .286 79.7 82.7 -5.45 -2.45
8 Austin Peay  OVC 10 14 .417 3 11 .214 79.9 84.3 -6.68 -2.28

Pac-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 UCLARFN Pac-8 29 1 .967 13 1 .929 84.7 63.8 26.69 5.85 1 1 1
2 Washington State  Pac-8 18 8 .692 11 3 .786 71.8 68.2 5.82 2.17
3 Southern California  Pac-8 15 11 .577 8 6 .571 70.9 67.5 7.80 4.38
4 Washington  Pac-8 13 13 .500 6 8 .429 64.5 64.6 2.34 2.46
5 Oregon  Pac-8 13 13 .500 5 9 .357 72.8 75.0 1.35 3.58
6 Oregon State  Pac-8 12 14 .462 5 9 .357 63.3 64.2 1.19 2.07
7 California  Pac-8 12 13 .480 4 10 .286 76.7 77.9 1.68 2.92 15
8 Stanford  Pac-8 8 17 .320 4 10 .286 68.6 72.0 2.29 5.77

SEC - 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 KentuckyR SEC 23 5 .821 16 2 .889 90.8 78.5 15.98 3.73 3 3 7
2 Tennessee  SEC 21 7 .750 13 5 .722 67.4 59.2 10.97 2.74 20 17
3 Florida  SEC 18 9 .667 12 6 .667 77.5 70.6 9.17 2.20 19 19
4 Auburn  SEC 15 10 .600 10 8 .556 76.9 73.1 7.03 3.21
5 Vanderbilt  SEC 15 11 .577 9 9 .500 82.2 81.3 5.38 4.50 13 12
6 Georgia  SEC 13 12 .520 9 9 .500 80.2 80.0 3.75 3.57
7 Louisiana State  SEC 13 13 .500 7 11 .389 89.1 87.5 3.79 2.21
8 Mississippi  SEC 10 14 .417 7 11 .389 67.4 73.1 -2.79 2.87
9 Mississippi State  SEC 8 17 .320 6 12 .333 69.3 81.5 -7.06 5.14
10 Alabama  SEC 4 20 .167 1 17 .056 65.9 75.8 -6.38 3.53

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 27 3 .900 9 0 1.000 87.1 73.6 13.29 -0.21 6 2 5
2 East Carolina  Southern 17 11 .607 9 2 .818 78.3 76.3 -3.76 -5.72
3 George Washington  Southern 14 11 .560 7 5 .583 84.6 81.4 -3.55 -6.79
4 Richmond  Southern 13 14 .481 6 7 .462 83.7 84.3 -6.46 -5.87
5 Furman  Southern 9 17 .346 5 6 .455 71.0 81.7 -13.60 -2.95
6 Citadel  Southern 13 12 .520 5 8 .385 73.4 82.5 -13.67 -4.56
7 William & Mary  Southern 6 20 .231 3 8 .273 67.8 79.8 -18.20 -6.20
8 Virginia Military Institute  Southern 5 18 .217 3 11 .214 74.9 81.4 -10.71 -4.23

Southland - 1 School

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-Arlington  Southland 8 18 .308 3 5 .375 72.2 89.2 -19.00 -2.00

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 Texas A&MR SWC 18 9 .667 12 2 .857 76.8 77.3 -1.60 -0.32
2 Baylor  SWC 18 6 .750 10 4 .714 72.6 69.0 -0.38 -3.98 18
3 Southern Methodist  SWC 12 12 .500 8 6 .571 81.8 80.9 -0.20 -1.12
4 Texas Tech  SWC 11 13 .458 6 8 .429 74.4 77.5 -6.04 -2.99
5 Rice  SWC 10 14 .417 6 8 .429 76.0 79.1 -4.46 -1.27
6 Texas  SWC 9 15 .375 5 9 .357 67.1 71.0 -5.29 -1.42
7 Texas Christian  SWC 12 12 .500 5 9 .357 75.6 74.9 -3.58 -4.21
8 Arkansas  SWC 10 14 .417 4 10 .286 66.7 66.7 -4.85 -4.90

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 Wyoming R WAC 19 9 .679 6 4 .600 82.1 74.2 8.00 0.11 19
2 Brigham YoungR WAC 16 12 .571 6 4 .600 83.0 80.7 4.93 2.57
3 Arizona  WAC 17 10 .630 5 5 .500 76.4 72.3 7.63 3.54
4 Utah  WAC 13 13 .500 5 5 .500 83.6 83.6 2.43 2.39
5 New Mexico R WAC 17 9 .654 4 6 .400 76.2 70.8 7.00 1.64 9 5
6 Arizona State  WAC 11 15 .423 4 6 .400 82.3 85.3 1.73 4.65

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 Santa ClaraR WCC 27 2 .931 13 1 .929 73.9 60.6 10.60 -2.67 2 3
2 San Jose State  WCC 16 8 .667 11 3 .786 80.6 74.2 1.08 -5.32
3 Pacific  WCC 17 9 .654 9 5 .643 78.7 73.8 2.60 -2.31
4 California-Santa Barbara  WCC 17 9 .654 8 6 .571 74.4 73.0 -2.20 -3.58
5 Pepperdine  WCC 14 12 .538 6 8 .429 62.2 71.0 -11.47 -2.71
6 San Francisco  WCC 7 18 .280 3 11 .214 65.8 74.5 -10.01 -1.26
7 Loyola Marymount  WCC 6 19 .240 3 11 .214 65.4 79.3 -14.01 -0.15
8 Saint Mary's (CA)  WCC 6 19 .240 3 11 .214 66.4 75.4 -11.18 -2.18

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 Massachusetts R Yankee 17 7 .708 9 1 .900 75.3 65.5 -1.30 -11.10
2 Rhode Island  Yankee 10 15 .400 7 3 .700 73.9 77.3 -11.16 -7.77
3 Maine  Yankee 10 13 .435 5 5 .500 86.0 86.5 -14.75 -14.20
4 Vermont  Yankee 14 11 .560 3 7 .300 70.2 74.3 -16.38 -12.31
5 New Hampshire  Yankee 9 15 .375 3 7 .300 74.3 91.2 -26.73 -9.80
6 Connecticut  Yankee 5 19 .208 3 7 .300 76.6 87.5 -17.98 -7.11