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1974-75 Season Summary

Season Index: < 1973-74 Season1975-76 Season >

National Champion: UCLA
Final Four: Kentucky, Louisville, Syracuse and UCLA

Consensus Player of the Year: David Thompson

AP Preseason #1: North Carolina StateAP 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 Atlantic Coast Conference 7 124 69 .642 12.87 7.52 3 2 0 Maryland North Carolina
2 Pacific-8 Conference 8 141 81 .635 11.29 7.43 2 2 1 UCLA
3 Southeastern Conference 10 146 121 .547 7.61 6.13 2 2 1 Alabama
Kentucky
4 Big Ten Conference 10 148 123 .546 7.36 6.42 2 2 0 Indiana
5 Western Athletic Conference 8 133 81 .621 6.75 4.79 1 2 0 Arizona State
6 Missouri Valley Conference 9 141 106 .571 5.71 4.27 2 2 1 Louisville
7 Mid-American Conference 8 122 90 .575 4.03 2.75 0 1 0 Central Michigan
8 Big Eight Conference 8 111 102 .521 2.71 3.40 1 2 0 Kansas
9 Pacific Coast Athletic Association 6 90 68 .570 0.40 0.30 0 1 0 Long Beach State
10 West Coast Conference 8 116 94 .552 0.19 1.44 1 1 0 Nevada-Las Vegas
11 Independent 83 1182 990 .544 -3.01 -1.86 5 9 1
12 Southwest Conference 8 97 110 .469 -3.34 -2.05 0 1 0 Texas A&M
13 Big Sky Conference 8 104 107 .493 -4.19 -1.97 0 1 0 Montana
14 Ohio Valley Conference 8 108 95 .532 -5.19 -3.85 0 1 0 Middle Tennessee Middle Tennessee
15 Ivy Group 8 93 116 .445 -6.59 -3.86 1 1 0 Pennsylvania
16 Southern Conference 8 95 114 .455 -7.81 -3.48 0 1 0 Furman Furman
17 Yankee Conference 7 86 93 .480 -9.86 -6.55 0 0 0 Massachusetts
18 East Coast Conference 12 149 159 .484 -10.12 -6.36 0 1 0 American (East)
La Salle (East)
Lafayette (West)
La Salle
19 Southland Conference 6 54 69 .439 -11.92 -8.57 0 0 0 McNeese State
20 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 5 62 64 .492 -22.73 -19.86 0 0 0 North Carolina A&T North Carolina A&T

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 3/4 3/11 3/18 3/25 Final
UCLA Pac-8 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 4 4 2 2 2 5 4 2 2 1 1
Kentucky SEC 16 15 - 20 17 9 7 10 11 5 5 4 7 4 6 6 5 2 2
Indiana Big Ten 3 3 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3
Louisville MVC 8 6 4 4 4 4 3 3 2 3 3 6 6 3 3 3 3 4 4
Maryland ACC 4 4 5 5 5 7 5 5 3 8 4 3 3 2 2 4 4 5 5
Syracuse Ind - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 6 6
North Carolina State ACC 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 5 2 6 5 4 7 8 9 8 8 7
Arizona State WAC - - - - - 16 12 9 10 12 10 8 8 9 9 8 7 7 8
North Carolina ACC 11 9 8 10 8 8 15 14 14 10 12 11 13 14 12 7 6 9 9
Alabama SEC 9 11 10 8 7 6 8 7 6 9 7 7 5 8 7 10 11 11 10
Marquette Ind 5 8 7 6 14 13 13 12 12 13 11 9 9 6 5 5 10 10 11
Princeton Ivy - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 13 12
Cincinnati Ind - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 17 12 12 13
Notre Dame Ind 12 13 11 12 13 19 - - - 16 14 16 11 16 16 12 9 14 14
Kansas State Big 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 17 15 15
Drake MVC - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 14 16 16
Nevada-Las Vegas WCC - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 20 17
Oregon State Pac-8 - - - - - - - - - - - 17 20 17 15 15 13 - 18
Michigan Big Ten 17 19 16 - - 17 11 19 - - - - - - - - - 19 19
Providence Ind 14 17 20 16 12 10 19 15 16 - - - - - - - - - 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 3/4 3/11 3/18 3/25 Final
Arizona WAC 19 18 17 13 10 14 10 13 13 15 17 19 15 19 19 - - - -
Auburn SEC - - - - - - - - 20 14 - - - - - - - - -
Centenary (LA) Ind - - - - - - - - - - - - 18 - - 17 19 18 -
Clemson ACC - - - - - - - - - - 16 18 16 11 14 14 - - -
Creighton Ind - - - - - - - - - - 18 20 14 13 13 - - - -
Houston Ind - 20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kansas Big 8 6 7 9 18 - - - - 18 20 - - - - - - - - -
La Salle ECC - - - - - - 14 11 9 7 13 12 17 - - - - - -
Memphis Ind 15 16 14 11 16 19 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Minnesota Big Ten 18 - - - - - 17 16 17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oklahoma Big 8 - - 19 17 18 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oregon Pac-8 - - 18 19 19 11 9 8 8 11 9 13 - - - - - - -
Pennsylvania Ivy 20 14 12 9 9 12 - - - - 20 14 12 10 10 11 15 17 -
Purdue Big Ten 13 12 15 15 15 18 - - 20 - - - - - - - - - -
Rutgers Ind - - - - 20 - - 17 19 - 19 - - - 20 16 - - -
South Carolina Ind 7 5 13 14 11 15 16 20 - 19 - - - - - - - - -
Southern California Pac-8 10 10 6 7 6 5 6 6 7 6 8 10 10 12 11 13 18 - -
Stanford Pac-8 - - - - - - - - 15 17 - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee SEC - - - - - - 18 18 - 18 15 - - - - - - - -
Texas-El Paso WAC - - - - - - - - - - - - - 15 18 17 - - -
Texas-Rio Grande Valley Ind - - - - - - - - - - - 15 19 18 17 20 - - -
Wake Forest ACC - - - - - - 19 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Washington Pac-8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 - - - - -