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1970-71 Season Summary

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National Champion: UCLA
Final Four: Kansas, UCLA, Villanova and Western Kentucky

Consensus Player of the Year: Austin Carr

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 Pacific-8 Conference 8 131 82 .615 8.41 5.01 2 1 1 UCLA
2 Atlantic Coast Conference 8 136 86 .613 7.65 5.28 2 1 0 North Carolina South Carolina
3 Western Athletic Conference 8 113 95 .543 6.00 4.99 1 1 0 Brigham Young
4 Big Ten Conference 10 131 113 .537 5.65 4.96 1 1 0 Ohio State
5 Missouri Valley Conference 10 164 104 .612 5.57 3.28 1 2 0 Drake
Louisville
Saint Louis
6 Big Eight Conference 8 118 95 .554 3.52 3.07 1 1 1 Kansas
7 Southeastern Conference 10 134 128 .511 1.91 2.42 2 1 0 Kentucky
8 Mid-American Conference 6 84 62 .575 0.52 0.95 0 1 0 Miami (OH)
9 Pacific Coast Athletic Association 6 88 71 .553 -0.41 1.10 1 1 0 Long Beach State
10 Independent 62 879 714 .552 -1.22 -0.61 7 8 1
11 Southwest Conference 8 105 102 .507 -3.08 -1.99 0 1 0 Texas Christian
12 Big Sky Conference 6 77 75 .507 -4.12 -1.98 0 1 0 Weber State
13 Ivy Group 8 102 103 .498 -4.18 -2.63 1 1 0 Pennsylvania
14 West Coast Conference 8 99 109 .476 -5.27 -3.12 0 1 0 Pacific
15 Ohio Valley Conference 8 107 94 .532 -5.31 -3.72 1 1 1 Western Kentucky
16 Middle Atlantic Conference 11 152 128 .543 -9.04 -6.13 0 1 0 Saint Joseph's (East)
Lafayette (West)
17 Southland Conference 5 54 65 .454 -10.86 -7.40 0 0 0 Arkansas State
18 Southern Conference 7 75 109 .408 -12.73 -7.64 0 1 0 Davidson Furman
19 Yankee Conference 6 71 78 .477 -14.58 -10.23 0 0 0 Massachusetts

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
UCLA Pac-8 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 1 1 1 1
Marquette Ind 6 4 4 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2
Pennsylvania Ivy 11 8 6 5 6 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 3
Kansas Big 8 14 11 12 8 12 8 8 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 4
Southern California Pac-8 7 9 8 6 4 4 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 5
South Carolina ACC 2 2 2 2 2 2 6 11 10 7 10 7 7 6 6 6
Western Kentucky OVC 9 13 11 10 5 6 5 7 12 9 7 9 9 7 7 7
Kentucky SEC 3 5 3 7 8 11 10 12 11 8 8 12 10 8 8 8
Fordham Ind - - - - - 18 14 17 - - 20 18 11 10 10 9
Ohio State Big Ten - - - - - - - - - - - 20 18 13 12 10
Jacksonville Ind 4 3 5 4 9 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 9 9 11
Notre Dame Ind 5 6 7 14 15 9 9 9 7 12 9 14 19 16 14 12
North Carolina ACC - - 20 17 - 20 15 20 20 16 11 8 13 12 13 13
Houston Ind 17 - - - - - - - - 18 15 - - 15 18 14
Duquesne Ind - - - - - - - - 17 14 12 10 8 11 11 15
Long Beach State PCAA 18 - - - - - - - - - - - 20 17 17 16
Tennessee SEC - 17 14 12 10 17 18 8 8 11 14 13 17 14 15 17
Drake MVC 10 7 9 9 7 16 - - - - - - - - - 18
Villanova Ind 8 10 10 13 11 14 13 14 16 17 18 - - - - 19
Brigham Young WAC - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20
School Conf Pre 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
Army Ind - 14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Duke ACC 13 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 19 -
Florida State Ind - - 17 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Illinois Big Ten - - - - - - - - 18 15 - - - - - -
Indiana Big Ten 16 11 13 11 14 12 11 18 - - - - - 18 - -
La Salle Mid-Atl - - - - - - - 15 14 10 13 11 14 19 - -
Louisiana State SEC - - - - 18 - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisville MVC - 20 - - 17 13 16 - - - - 19 15 - - -
Memphis MVC - - - - - - 19 - - - - - - - - -
Miami (OH) MAC - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 -
Michigan Big Ten - - - - - - - - - 20 16 16 12 - - -
Murray State OVC - - - - - - - - 19 19 17 17 - - - -
New Mexico State MVC 15 15 17 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
North Carolina State ACC 19 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oregon Pac-8 - 18 16 17 16 - - 16 13 - - - - - - -
Oregon State Pac-8 - - - - - - 20 - - - - - - - - -
Purdue Big Ten - - - 16 20 19 - - - - - - - - - -
St. Bonaventure Ind 20 19 19 15 13 10 12 10 - - - - - - - -
St. John's (NY) Ind - - - 19 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Utah State Ind 12 16 15 - 19 15 17 12 9 13 19 15 16 20 16 -
Virginia ACC - - - - - - - 19 15 - - - - - - -

Consensus All-America Teams

1st Team
Artis Gilmore (Jacksonville)
Austin Carr (Notre Dame)
Dean Meminger (Marquette)
Jim McDaniels (Western Kentucky)
Sidney Wicks (UCLA)
2nd Team
Curtis Rowe (UCLA)
Howard Porter (Villanova)
John Roche (South Carolina)
Johnny Neumann (Mississippi)
Ken Durrett (La Salle)