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1968-69 Season Summary

Season Index: < 1967-68 Season1969-70 Season >

National Champion: UCLA
Final Four: Drake, UNC, Purdue and UCLA

Consensus Player of the Year: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

AP Preseason #1: UCLAAP Final #1: UCLA

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Rk Conference Schls W L W-L% SRS SOS AP NCAA FF Regular Season Champ Tournament Champ
1 Big Ten Conference 10 141 102 .580 10.11 8.40 2 1 1 Purdue
2 Pacific-8 Conference 8 120 90 .571 6.14 3.65 1 1 1 UCLA
3 Western Athletic Conference 6 93 68 .578 5.29 2.48 0 1 0 Brigham Young
New Mexico
Wyoming
4 Atlantic Coast Conference 8 120 96 .556 5.03 3.44 2 1 1 North Carolina North Carolina
5 Southeastern Conference 10 140 118 .543 3.98 3.37 1 1 0 Kentucky
6 Missouri Valley Conference 9 135 104 .565 3.77 2.83 2 1 1 Drake
Louisville
7 Big Eight Conference 8 114 95 .545 3.57 2.97 2 1 0 Colorado
8 Mid-American Conference 7 88 85 .509 2.82 3.05 0 1 0 Miami (OH)
9 Independent 56 779 636 .551 -1.37 -0.24 7 9 0
10 Ohio Valley Conference 8 120 83 .591 -1.89 -2.01 0 1 0 Morehead State
Murray State
11 Southwest Conference 8 100 95 .513 -3.30 -2.52 0 1 0 Texas A&M
12 West Coast Conference 8 110 96 .534 -4.32 -2.52 1 1 0 Santa Clara
13 Ivy Group 8 95 106 .473 -4.70 -3.61 0 1 0 Princeton
14 Big Sky Conference 6 83 76 .522 -5.59 -3.15 0 1 0 Weber State
15 Southern Conference 8 104 106 .495 -7.08 -4.56 1 1 0 Davidson Davidson
16 Metropolitan Collegiate Conference 8 110 85 .564 -9.09 -6.73 0 0 0 Manhattan
Saint Peter's
17 Middle Atlantic Conference 10 131 118 .526 -9.87 -7.19 1 1 0 Temple
18 Yankee Conference 6 65 80 .448 -14.72 -10.38 0 0 0 Massachusetts
19 Southland Conference 1 8 18 .308 -19.00 -2.00 0 0 0 Trinity (TX)

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 Final
UCLA Pac-8 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
La Salle Mid-Atl - - 20 16 17 11 11 11 9 9 7 5 4 3 2
Santa Clara WCC - 18 16 10 9 6 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 4 3
North Carolina ACC 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 4
Davidson Southern 6 6 3 3 3 2 6 4 4 4 6 6 5 5 5
Purdue Big Ten 10 14 13 12 18 - - - 18 14 9 8 9 9 6
Kentucky SEC 3 3 4 4 4 3 7 5 5 5 4 4 6 6 7
St. John's (NY) Ind - - - - - 17 8 6 6 6 5 9 7 7 8
Duquesne Ind - - - - - 15 15 12 10 11 15 13 8 10 9
Villanova Ind 11 10 8 8 5 9 9 9 11 10 8 11 11 12 10
Drake MVC - - - - - - 18 - - - - - - - 11
New Mexico State Ind - - - 14 15 12 10 7 7 8 16 15 15 16 12
South Carolina ACC - - - - - - - - - 19 - - 12 8 13
Marquette Ind 15 20 - - - - 20 15 16 16 17 18 20 18 14
Louisville MVC - - - 19 14 14 14 - - - - 20 13 11 15
Boston College Ind - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 16
Notre Dame Ind 4 5 7 7 7 16 17 16 15 - - - - - 17
Colorado Big 8 - - - - - - - 20 17 17 20 14 18 - 18
Kansas Big 8 5 4 11 11 8 5 5 10 13 15 13 12 16 13 19
Illinois Big Ten - - - - 12 8 4 8 8 7 10 10 19 15 20
School Conf Pre 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 Final
Baylor SWC - - - - - - - 18 - - - 19 - - -
Cincinnati MVC 14 9 6 6 10 10 19 19 - - - - - - -
Columbia Ivy - - - - - - - - 19 18 14 - - - -
Dayton Ind - - - - - - - - 20 20 19 17 - - -
Detroit Mercy Ind 18 15 14 13 11 7 13 - - - - - - - -
Duke ACC 17 16 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida SEC 19 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Houston Ind 8 6 12 20 - - - - - - - - - - -
Iowa Big Ten - 20 19 - - - - - - - - - - - -
New Mexico WAC 9 8 5 5 6 18 - - - - 18 - - - -
Northwestern Big Ten - - - - - 19 12 17 - - - - - - -
Ohio State Big Ten 12 13 17 17 16 13 16 13 12 12 12 16 10 14 -
St. Bonaventure Ind 7 11 10 9 13 20 - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee SEC 20 20 - - 20 - - - - - - - 17 17 -
Tulsa MVC - - - - - - - 14 14 13 11 7 14 19 -
University of California Pac-8 - 19 18 15 - - - - - - - - - - -
Vanderbilt SEC 13 12 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Western Kentucky OVC 16 17 15 18 - - - - - - - - - - -
Wyoming WAC - - - - 19 - - - - - - - - - -