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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)
Sidney Wicks (UCLA)
2nd Team
John Roche (South Carolina)