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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: UCLA ▪ AP Final #1: UCLA


Records do not reflect forfeits or vacated games

ACC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 North CarolinaRTF ACC 27 5 .844 12 2 .857 2 2 4
2 South Carolina  ACC 21 7 .750 11 3 .786 8 13
3 Duke  ACC 15 13 .536 8 6 .571 17 9
4 North Carolina State  ACC 15 10 .600 8 6 .571
5 Wake Forest  ACC 18 9 .667 8 6 .571
6 Virginia  ACC 10 15 .400 5 9 .357
7 Maryland  ACC 8 18 .308 2 12 .143
8 Clemson  ACC 6 19 .240 2 12 .143

Big 8 - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 ColoradoR Big 8 21 7 .750 10 4 .714 14 18
2 Kansas  Big 8 20 7 .741 9 5 .643 5 4 19
3 Kansas State  Big 8 14 12 .538 9 5 .643
4 Iowa State  Big 8 14 12 .538 8 6 .571
5 Missouri  Big 8 14 11 .560 7 7 .500
6 Oklahoma State  Big 8 12 13 .480 5 9 .357
7 Nebraska  Big 8 12 14 .462 5 9 .357
8 Oklahoma  Big 8 7 19 .269 3 11 .214

Big Sky - 6 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Weber StateR Big Sky 27 3 .900 15 0 1.000
2 Montana State  Big Sky 17 8 .680 11 4 .733
3 Gonzaga  Big Sky 11 15 .423 6 9 .400
4 Idaho  Big Sky 11 15 .423 6 9 .400
5 Montana  Big Sky 9 17 .346 4 11 .267
6 Idaho State  Big Sky 8 18 .308 3 12 .200

Big Ten - 10 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 PurdueRF Big Ten 23 5 .821 13 1 .929 10 6 6
2 Illinois  Big Ten 19 5 .792 9 5 .643 4 20
3 Ohio State  Big Ten 17 7 .708 9 5 .643 12 10
4 Michigan  Big Ten 13 11 .542 7 7 .500
5 Northwestern  Big Ten 14 10 .583 6 8 .429 12
6 Minnesota  Big Ten 12 12 .500 6 8 .429
7 Michigan State  Big Ten 11 12 .478 6 8 .429
8 Iowa  Big Ten 12 12 .500 5 9 .357 19
9 Wisconsin  Big Ten 11 13 .458 5 9 .357
10 Indiana  Big Ten 9 15 .375 4 10 .286

Ind - 56 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Boston College R Ind 24 4 .857 16 16
2 Rutgers  Ind 21 4 .840
3 Marquette Ind 24 5 .828 15 14 14
4 New Mexico State Ind 24 5 .828 7 12
5 Duquesne Ind 21 5 .808 8 9
6 Villanova Ind 21 5 .808 11 5 10
7 St. John's (NY) Ind 23 6 .793 5 8
8 Dayton Ind 20 7 .741 17
9 Notre Dame Ind 20 7 .741 4 4 17
10 Seattle Ind 20 8 .714
11 Colorado State Ind 17 7 .708
12 Jacksonville  Ind 17 7 .708
13 St. Bonaventure  Ind 17 7 .708 7 7
14 Florida State  Ind 18 8 .692
15 West Texas A&M  Ind 18 8 .692
16 Holy Cross  Ind 16 8 .667
17 Oklahoma City  Ind 18 9 .667
18 Saint Francis (PA)  Ind 16 8 .667
19 Southern Illinois  Ind 16 8 .667
20 Fordham  Ind 17 9 .654
21 Army  Ind 18 10 .643
22 Texas-El Paso  Ind 16 9 .640
23 Detroit Mercy  Ind 16 10 .615 18 7
24 Houston  Ind 16 10 .615 8 6
25 Penn State  Ind 13 9 .591
26 Boston University  Ind 14 10 .583
27 Miami (FL)  Ind 14 10 .583
28 Providence  Ind 14 10 .583
29 New York University  Ind 12 9 .571
30 DePaul  Ind 14 11 .560
31 Northern Illinois  Ind 13 11 .542
32 Virginia Tech  Ind 14 12 .538
33 Creighton  Ind 13 13 .500
34 Georgetown  Ind 12 12 .500
35 Hardin-Simmons  Ind 13 13 .500
36 Georgia Tech  Ind 12 13 .480
37 Tulane  Ind 12 14 .462
38 West Virginia  Ind 12 14 .462
39 Air Force  Ind 11 13 .458
40 Niagara  Ind 11 13 .458
41 Colgate  Ind 11 14 .440
42 Butler  Ind 11 15 .423
43 Loyola (IL)  Ind 9 14 .391
44 Fairfield  Ind 10 16 .385
45 Xavier  Ind 10 16 .385
46 Syracuse  Ind 9 16 .360
47 Utah State  Ind 9 17 .346
48 Centenary (LA)  Ind 9 18 .333
49 Navy  Ind 7 14 .333
50 Texas-Pan American  Ind 8 17 .320
51 Canisius  Ind 7 16 .304
52 St. Francis (NY)  Ind 7 16 .304
53 Loyola (LA)  Ind 5 19 .208
54 Pittsburgh  Ind 4 20 .167
55 Portland  Ind 3 23 .115
56 Denver  Ind 2 24 .077

Ivy - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 PrincetonR Ivy 19 7 .731 14 0 1.000
2 Columbia  Ivy 20 4 .833 11 3 .786 14
3 Pennsylvania  Ivy 15 10 .600 10 4 .714
4 Cornell  Ivy 12 13 .480 7 7 .500
5 Yale  Ivy 9 16 .360 6 8 .429
6 Dartmouth  Ivy 10 15 .400 4 10 .286
7 Harvard  Ivy 7 18 .280 3 11 .214
8 Brown  Ivy 3 23 .115 1 13 .071

MAC - 7 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Miami (OH)R MAC 15 12 .556 10 2 .833
2 Ohio  MAC 17 9 .654 9 3 .750
3 Kent State  MAC 14 10 .583 6 6 .500
4 Western Michigan  MAC 11 13 .458 6 6 .500
5 Toledo  MAC 13 11 .542 5 7 .417
6 Bowling Green State  MAC 9 15 .375 3 9 .250
7 Marshall  MAC 9 15 .375 3 9 .250

MCC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Saint Peter's R MCC 21 7 .750 7 1 .875
2 Manhattan R MCC 13 9 .591 7 1 .875
3 Long Island University  MCC 17 6 .739 6 2 .750
4 Iona  MCC 11 11 .500 4 4 .500
5 Hofstra  MCC 12 13 .480 4 4 .500
6 Seton Hall  MCC 9 16 .360 4 4 .500
7 Wagner  MCC 18 10 .643 2 6 .250
8 Fairleigh Dickinson  MCC 9 13 .409 2 6 .250

Mid-Atl - 10 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 La Salle  Mid-Atl 23 1 .958 2 2
2 Temple R Mid-Atl 22 8 .733
3 Saint Joseph's Mid-Atl 17 11 .607
4 Gettysburg  Mid-Atl 14 10 .583
5 Bucknell  Mid-Atl 13 11 .542
6 Delaware  Mid-Atl 11 10 .524
7 Rider  Mid-Atl 11 14 .440
8 Lafayette  Mid-Atl 9 17 .346
9 Lehigh  Mid-Atl 7 17 .292
10 American  Mid-Atl 4 19 .174

MVC - 9 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 DrakeRF MVC 26 5 .839 13 3 .813 11 11
2 Louisville R MVC 21 6 .778 13 3 .813 11 15
3 Tulsa  MVC 19 8 .704 11 5 .688 7
4 Cincinnati  MVC 17 9 .654 8 8 .500 14 6
5 North Texas  MVC 15 10 .600 8 8 .500
6 Bradley  MVC 14 12 .538 7 9 .438
7 Wichita State  MVC 11 15 .423 7 9 .438
8 Saint Louis  MVC 6 20 .231 5 11 .313
9 Memphis  MVC 6 19 .240 0 16 .000

OVC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Murray StateR OVC 22 6 .786 11 3 .786
2 Morehead State R OVC 18 9 .667 11 3 .786
3 Western Kentucky  OVC 16 10 .615 9 5 .643 16 15
4 Eastern Kentucky  OVC 13 9 .591 7 7 .500
5 East Tennessee State  OVC 15 11 .577 6 8 .429
6 Tennessee Tech  OVC 13 11 .542 5 9 .357
7 Middle Tennessee  OVC 13 13 .500 4 10 .286
8 Austin Peay  OVC 10 14 .417 3 11 .214

Pac-8 - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 UCLARFN Pac-8 29 1 .967 13 1 .929 1 1 1
2 Washington State  Pac-8 18 8 .692 11 3 .786
3 Southern California  Pac-8 15 11 .577 8 6 .571
4 Washington  Pac-8 13 13 .500 6 8 .429
5 Oregon  Pac-8 13 13 .500 5 9 .357
6 Oregon State  Pac-8 12 14 .462 5 9 .357
7 California  Pac-8 12 13 .480 4 10 .286 15
8 Stanford  Pac-8 8 17 .320 4 10 .286

SEC - 10 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 KentuckyR SEC 23 5 .821 16 2 .889 3 3 7
2 Tennessee  SEC 21 7 .750 13 5 .722 20 17
3 Florida  SEC 18 9 .667 12 6 .667 19 19
4 Auburn  SEC 15 10 .600 10 8 .556
5 Vanderbilt  SEC 15 11 .577 9 9 .500 13 12
6 Georgia  SEC 13 12 .520 9 9 .500
7 Louisiana State  SEC 13 13 .500 7 11 .389
8 Mississippi  SEC 10 14 .417 7 11 .389
9 Mississippi State  SEC 8 17 .320 6 12 .333
10 Alabama  SEC 4 20 .167 1 17 .056

Southern - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 DavidsonRT Southern 27 3 .900 9 0 1.000 6 2 5
2 East Carolina  Southern 17 11 .607 9 2 .818
3 George Washington  Southern 14 11 .560 7 5 .583
4 Richmond  Southern 13 14 .481 6 7 .462
5 Furman  Southern 9 17 .346 5 6 .455
6 Citadel  Southern 13 12 .520 5 8 .385
7 William & Mary  Southern 6 20 .231 3 8 .273
8 Virginia Military Institute  Southern 5 18 .217 3 11 .214

Southland - 1 School

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Texas-Arlington  Southland 8 18 .308 3 5 .375

SWC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Texas A&MR SWC 18 9 .667 12 2 .857
2 Baylor  SWC 18 6 .750 10 4 .714 18
3 Southern Methodist  SWC 12 12 .500 8 6 .571
4 Texas Tech  SWC 11 13 .458 6 8 .429
5 Rice  SWC 10 14 .417 6 8 .429
6 Texas  SWC 9 15 .375 5 9 .357
7 Texas Christian  SWC 12 12 .500 5 9 .357
8 Arkansas  SWC 10 14 .417 4 10 .286

WAC - 6 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Wyoming R WAC 19 9 .679 6 4 .600 19
2 Brigham YoungR WAC 16 12 .571 6 4 .600
3 Arizona  WAC 17 10 .630 5 5 .500
4 Utah  WAC 13 13 .500 5 5 .500
5 New Mexico R WAC 17 9 .654 4 6 .400 9 5
6 Arizona State  WAC 11 15 .423 4 6 .400

WCC - 8 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Santa ClaraR WCC 27 2 .931 13 1 .929 2 3
2 San Jose State  WCC 16 8 .667 11 3 .786
3 Pacific  WCC 17 9 .654 9 5 .643
4 California-Santa Barbara  WCC 17 9 .654 8 6 .571
5 Pepperdine  WCC 14 12 .538 6 8 .429
6 San Francisco  WCC 7 18 .280 3 11 .214
7 Loyola Marymount  WCC 6 19 .240 3 11 .214
8 Saint Mary's (CA)  WCC 6 19 .240 3 11 .214

Yankee - 6 Schools

Overall Conference Polls
Rk School Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% AP Pre AP High AP Final
1 Massachusetts R Yankee 17 7 .708 9 1 .900
2 Rhode Island  Yankee 10 15 .400 7 3 .700
3 Maine  Yankee 10 13 .435 5 5 .500
4 Vermont  Yankee 14 11 .560 3 7 .300
5 New Hampshire  Yankee 9 15 .375 3 7 .300
6 Connecticut  Yankee 5 19 .208 3 7 .300