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1975-76 Season Summary

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National Champion: Indiana
Final Four: Indiana, Michigan, Rutgers and UCLA

Consensus Player of the Year: Scott May

AP Preseason #1: Indiana ▪ AP Final #1: Indiana

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 7 134 65 .673 3 2 0 North Carolina Virginia
2 Big Eight Conference 8 107 110 .493 1 1 0 Missouri
3 Big Sky Conference 8 112 105 .516 0 1 0 Boise State
Idaho State
Weber State
Boise State
4 Big Ten Conference 10 164 115 .588 2 2 2 Indiana
5 East Coast Conference 12 147 163 .474 0 1 0 Saint Joseph's (East)
Lafayette (West)
Hofstra
6 Independent 77 1178 886 .571 6 9 1 Rutgers
7 Ivy Group 8 93 117 .443 0 1 0 Princeton
8 Metropolitan Collegiate Athletic Conference 6 110 60 .647 1 2 0 Tulane Cincinnati
9 Mid-American Conference 10 131 131 .500 1 1 0 Western Michigan
10 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 4 51 47 .520 0 0 0 Morgan State
North Carolina A&T
North Carolina A&T
11 Missouri Valley Conference 7 98 89 .524 0 1 0 Wichita State
12 Ohio Valley Conference 8 108 104 .509 0 1 0 Western Kentucky Western Kentucky
13 Pacific Coast Athletic Association 6 88 73 .547 0 1 0 Cal State Fullerton
Long Beach State
San Diego State
14 Pacific-8 Conference 8 136 87 .610 1 2 1 UCLA
15 Southeastern Conference 10 151 119 .559 2 2 0 Alabama
16 Southern Conference 8 99 122 .448 0 1 0 Virginia Military Institute Virginia Military Institute
17 Southland Conference 6 64 91 .413 0 0 0 Louisiana Tech
18 Southwest Conference 9 133 116 .534 1 1 0 Texas A&M Texas Tech
19 West Coast Conference 7 87 102 .460 1 1 0 Pepperdine
20 Western Athletic Conference 8 126 93 .575 1 1 0 Arizona
21 Yankee Conference 7 98 86 .533 0 1 0 Massachusetts

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/2 3/9 Final
Indiana Big Ten 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Marquette Ind 4 3 3 3 7 6 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Nevada-Las Vegas Ind     16 13 12 10 5 4 4 3 3 7 6 5 5 4 3
Rutgers Ind       15 15 14 12 10 7 5 7 5 4 3 3 3 4
UCLA Pac-8 2 5 5 6 4 4 3 8 6 12 9 6 5 9 7 6 5
Alabama SEC 12 14 11 8 8 8 10 11 12 11 14 11 10 7 6 8 6
Notre Dame Ind 7 9 8 5 5 5 13 15 15 10 11 10 8 6 8 7 7
North Carolina ACC 5 4 4 4 3 3 6 7 5 4 4 3 3 4 4 5 8
Michigan Big Ten 16 16 18 16 16 17 19 16 17 15   16 15 13 11 14 9
Western Michigan MAC                     17 15 17 16 14 16 10
Maryland ACC 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 7 5 4 7 10 9 12 11
Cincinnati Metro 10 10 9 7 6 7 15 14 16 18 16 13 13 18 13 15 12
Tennessee SEC 9 8 7 11 10 12 9 9 10 9 8 8 9 11 12 9 13
Missouri Big 8     20         20 18 13 13 14 14 12 15 10 14
Arizona WAC 11 11 10                         18 15
Texas Tech SWC                               19 16
DePaul Ind                                 17
Virginia ACC                               13 18
Centenary (LA) Ind         19 18   18   19 18 19 20 19 20 20 19
Pepperdine WCC                                 20
School Conf Pre 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/2 3/9 Final
Arizona State WAC 18 19 19 19                          
Auburn SEC 20 17 17 17                          
Florida State Ind                             18    
Kansas State Big 8 14 18                              
Kentucky SEC 6 7 14 20 18                        
La Salle ECC           20                      
Louisville Metro 8 6 6 10 11 11 16           19        
Memphis Metro 19                                
Minnesota Big Ten         20 16 17                    
North Carolina State ACC 13 13 13 9 9 9 11 13 11 8 10 12 12 15 17    
North Texas Ind                     20 20          
Oregon Pac-8                           17      
Oregon State Pac-8               17 13 16              
Princeton Ivy                   17 15            
Providence Ind 17 15                              
San Francisco WCC 15 12 12 14 14 19 20                    
Southern California Pac-8             18                    
St. John's (NY) Ind       18 17 15 14 12 9 14 12 17 16 14 16 17  
Syracuse Ind 20                                
Texas A&M SWC                           20 19    
Virginia Tech Ind                 20   19 18 18        
Wake Forest ACC             7 5 14                
Washington Pac-8   20 15 12 13 13 8 6 8 6 6 9 11 8 10 11  
West Texas A&M MVC               19 19 20