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1969-70 Season Summary

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National Champion: UCLA
Final Four: Jacksonville, New Mexico State, St. Bonaventure and UCLA

Consensus Player of the Year: Pete Maravich

AP Preseason #1: South CarolinaAP Final #1: Kentucky

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Conference Summary

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games ▪ Sorted by SRS
Rk Conference Schls W L W-L% SRS SOS AP NCAA FF Regular Season Champ Tournament Champ
1 Pacific-8 Conference 8 125 86 .592 9.45 6.23 2 1 1 UCLA
2 Atlantic Coast Conference 8 127 88 .591 6.98 4.25 2 1 0 South Carolina North Carolina State
3 Big Ten Conference 10 128 113 .531 6.31 5.29 1 1 0 Iowa
4 Big Eight Conference 8 127 84 .602 4.88 3.92 0 1 0 Kansas State
5 Missouri Valley Conference 9 131 108 .548 3.34 3.04 1 1 0 Drake
6 Western Athletic Conference 8 105 101 .510 2.88 3.23 0 1 0 Texas-El Paso
7 Pacific Coast Athletic Association 3 39 40 .494 1.31 2.11 1 1 0 Long Beach State
8 Mid-American Conference 6 77 67 .535 0.85 1.24 0 1 0 Ohio
9 Southeastern Conference 10 137 126 .521 0.68 1.12 1 1 0 Kentucky
10 Ivy Group 8 105 96 .522 -0.94 -0.77 1 1 0 Pennsylvania
11 Independent 61 879 672 .567 -1.40 -0.65 9 9 3 Jacksonville
12 Southwest Conference 8 88 105 .456 -2.13 -0.83 0 1 0 Rice
13 Ohio Valley Conference 8 109 91 .545 -3.79 -3.42 1 1 0 Western Kentucky
14 West Coast Conference 8 111 96 .536 -5.35 -2.72 0 1 0 Santa Clara
15 Big Sky Conference 6 65 89 .422 -6.87 -3.54 0 1 0 Weber State
16 Southland Conference 2 23 25 .479 -8.81 -3.01 0 0 0 Lamar
17 Southern Conference 8 97 112 .464 -9.99 -6.24 1 1 0 Davidson Davidson
18 Middle Atlantic Conference 11 137 144 .488 -10.97 -7.82 0 1 0 Saint Joseph's (Eastern)
Lafayette (Western)
Lehigh (Western)
Rider (Western)
19 Yankee Conference 6 75 70 .517 -14.11 -10.55 0 0 0 Connecticut
Massachusetts

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
Kentucky SEC 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 1 2 1
UCLA Pac-8 4 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2
St. Bonaventure Ind 17 20   19 12 5 4 4 3 4 4 3 3 4 3
Jacksonville Ind   18 18 13 10 7 6 6 6 8 7 6 6 6 4
New Mexico State Ind 6 3 3 7 7 6 5 5 5 6 6 5 5 5 5
South Carolina ACC 1 8 5 3 3 3 3 3 4 2 2 4 4 3 6
Iowa Big Ten               18 20 20 14 11 9 8 7
Marquette Ind 8 12 17   18 13 10 8 7 9 12 10 8 9 8
Notre Dame Ind 13 10 6 11 13     20     16 14 13 15 9
North Carolina State ACC         15 10 11 10 8 5 5 12 14 19 10
Florida State Ind                 18 12 9 8 10 11 11
Houston Ind 20   19 8 8 11 9 7 12 16 15 15 15 13 12
Pennsylvania Ivy       17 14 18 15 14 14 10 8 7 7 7 13
Drake MVC 19               16 13 11 17 16 14 14
Davidson Southern 5 4 4 9 11 8 8 11 11 15 13 9 11 10 15
Utah State Ind                         20 18 16
Niagara Ind           15 12               17
Western Kentucky OVC                     17 16 12 12 18
Long Beach State PCAA                             19
Southern California Pac-8 16 6 13 12 19   20 15 15 11 18       20
School Conf Pre 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
Cincinnati MVC                           19  
Colorado Big 8 10 17 16   20                    
Columbia Ivy         15 17 13   17 17 19   18    
Duke ACC           19 19 16              
Duquesne Ind 11 7                          
Georgia SEC                     20        
Illinois Big Ten       15     17 12 10 14          
Kansas Big 8       16                      
Kansas State Big 8               17 19 18   18 17 16  
Louisiana State SEC     15                        
Louisville MVC 15 11 14 14   20 18 18       19      
North Carolina ACC 7 5 7 4 4 4 7 9 9 7 10 13 19    
Ohio MAC   19 10 5 5 9 14 13 13         17  
Ohio State Big Ten 18 16                          
Oklahoma Big 8           16                  
Purdue Big Ten 3 14 12 18 17                    
Santa Clara WCC 12 15 11                 20      
St. John's (NY) Ind 14                            
Tennessee SEC   9 8 6 6 12                  
Villanova Ind 9 12 9 20           19          
Washington Pac-8     20 10 9 14 15