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1968-69 Season Summary

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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

Conference Summary

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games
Rk Conference Schls W L W-L% AP NCAA FF Regular Season Champ Tournament Champ
1 Atlantic Coast Conference 8 120 96 .556 2 1 1 North Carolina North Carolina
2 Big Eight Conference 8 114 95 .545 2 1 0 Colorado
3 Big Sky Conference 6 83 76 .522 0 1 0 Weber State
4 Big Ten Conference 10 141 102 .580 2 1 1 Purdue
5 Independent 56 779 636 .551 7 9 0 Boston College
6 Ivy Group 8 95 106 .473 0 1 0 Princeton
7 Metropolitan Collegiate Conference 8 110 85 .564 0 0 0 Manhattan
Saint Peter's
8 Mid-American Conference 7 88 85 .509 0 1 0 Miami (OH)
9 Middle Atlantic Conference 10 131 118 .526 1 1 0 Temple
10 Missouri Valley Conference 9 135 104 .565 2 1 1 Drake
Louisville
11 Ohio Valley Conference 8 120 83 .591 0 1 0 Morehead State
Murray State
12 Pacific-8 Conference 8 120 90 .571 1 1 1 UCLA
13 Southeastern Conference 10 140 118 .543 1 1 0 Kentucky
14 Southern Conference 8 104 106 .495 1 1 0 Davidson Davidson
15 Southland Conference 1 8 18 .308 0 0 0 Trinity (TX)
16 Southwest Conference 8 100 95 .513 0 1 0 Texas A&M
17 West Coast Conference 8 110 96 .534 1 1 0 Santa Clara
18 Western Athletic Conference 6 93 68 .578 0 1 0 Brigham Young
New Mexico
Wyoming
19 Yankee Conference 6 65 80 .448 0 0 0 Massachusetts

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      
California Pac-8   19 18 15                      
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  
Vanderbilt SEC 13 12                          
Western Kentucky OVC 16 17 15 18                      
Wyoming WAC         19