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1981-82 School Ratings

Season Index: < 1980-81 Season1982-83 Season >

National Champion: UNC
Final Four: Georgetown, Houston, Louisville and UNC

Consensus Player of the Year: Ralph Sampson

AP Preseason #1: North CarolinaAP Final #1: North Carolina

The SRS columns are SRS broken up into offensive and defensive components.
The Adjusted columns are adjusted for strength of opposition.
Non-Division I games are excluded from the ratings.

273 Schools

SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
1 Oregon State Pac-10 25 5 5.71 15.56 21.27
2 North Carolina ACC 32 2 6.21 13.96 20.17
3 Virginia ACC 30 4 7.19 12.20 19.39
4 Georgetown Big East 30 7 2.22 17.07 19.29
5 Missouri Big 8 27 4 7.74 10.33 18.07
6 Wake Forest ACC 21 9 5.85 9.56 15.41
7 Arkansas SWC 23 6 5.10 9.69 14.79
8 DePaul Ind 26 2 11.33 3.39 14.73
9 Louisville Metro 23 10 8.38 6.33 14.71
10 UCLA Pac-10 21 6 6.78 7.91 14.68
11 Idaho Big Sky 27 3 4.71 9.92 14.62
12 Wyoming WAC 23 7 -2.22 16.50 14.28
13 Kansas State Big 8 23 8 1.10 12.56 13.66
14 Wichita State MVC 23 6 8.74 4.77 13.51
15 Minnesota Big Ten 23 6 4.36 9.08 13.44
16 North Carolina State ACC 22 10 -5.05 18.47 13.42
17 Fresno State PCAA 27 3 -7.16 20.50 13.34
18 Tulsa MVC 24 6 13.87 -0.61 13.27
19 Indiana Big Ten 19 10 7.28 5.93 13.21
20 Houston SWC 25 8 15.32 -2.38 12.94
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
21 Kentucky SEC 22 8 10.28 2.27 12.55
22 Memphis Metro 24 5 9.02 3.15 12.17
23 Iowa Big Ten 21 8 1.54 10.47 12.01
24 Nebraska Big 8 16 12 -1.77 13.66 11.89
25 Nevada-Las Vegas Ind 20 10 8.91 2.05 10.95
26 Alabama-Birmingham Sun Belt 25 6 6.09 4.61 10.70
27 James Madison ECACS 24 6 -4.21 14.89 10.68
28 Illinois Big Ten 18 11 0.47 10.11 10.58
29 Villanova Big East 24 8 6.62 3.93 10.55
30 Alabama SEC 24 7 12.96 -2.45 10.51
31 Texas-El Paso WAC 20 8 -3.42 13.90 10.48
32 Marquette Ind 23 9 3.58 6.84 10.42
33 Southern California Pac-10 19 9 8.01 2.18 10.19
34 Georgia SEC 19 12 5.01 5.15 10.16
35 Boston College Big East 22 10 9.07 1.00 10.08
36 Virginia Tech Metro 20 11 12.94 -3.02 9.92
37 Clemson ACC 14 14 7.63 2.20 9.83
38 Tennessee SEC 20 10 1.27 8.48 9.75
39 Texas A&M SWC 20 11 8.99 0.75 9.73
40 Bradley MVC 26 10 2.69 6.79 9.49
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
41 Pepperdine WCC 22 7 15.79 -6.36 9.42
42 San Diego State WAC 20 9 8.97 0.43 9.40
43 Purdue Big Ten 18 14 3.55 5.83 9.38
44 Texas Tech SWC 17 11 6.51 2.85 9.36
45 Rice SWC 15 15 -0.75 10.08 9.33
46 Evansville MW City 23 6 2.24 7.04 9.28
47 San Francisco WCC 25 6 15.26 -6.00 9.25
48 Brigham Young WAC 17 13 -0.45 9.63 9.18
49 Chattanooga Southern 27 4 4.64 4.43 9.08
50 St. John's (NY) Big East 21 9 7.16 1.76 8.91
51 Texas SWC 16 11 7.27 1.64 8.91
52 Mississippi SEC 18 12 -5.59 14.26 8.67
53 Louisiana State SEC 14 14 6.59 1.84 8.43
54 Saint Joseph's ECC (East) 25 5 2.41 5.81 8.22
55 Kansas Big 8 13 14 2.48 5.53 8.01
56 Maryland ACC 16 13 -1.10 8.85 7.74
57 Oklahoma State Big 8 15 12 6.02 1.66 7.69
58 Syracuse Big East 16 13 15.19 -7.62 7.57
59 Washington Pac-10 19 10 1.88 5.54 7.42
60 Virginia Commonwealth Sun Belt 17 11 2.12 5.29 7.41
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
61 Oklahoma Big 8 22 11 8.38 -1.03 7.36
62 Tulane Metro 19 9 -4.83 12.16 7.32
63 UC-Irvine PCAA 23 7 6.08 1.13 7.22
64 Connecticut Big East 17 11 0.86 6.19 7.04
65 Ohio State Big Ten 21 10 -0.84 7.65 6.81
66 Louisiana-Lafayette Southland 24 8 8.03 -1.31 6.72
67 Vanderbilt SEC 15 13 0.81 5.79 6.60
68 Old Dominion ECACS 18 12 3.22 3.21 6.42
69 Baylor SWC 17 11 -2.06 8.43 6.37
70 Arizona State Pac-10 13 14 0.37 5.97 6.35
71 Texas Christian SWC 16 13 3.84 2.44 6.28
72 Hawaii WAC 17 10 5.10 1.17 6.27
73 West Virginia EAA 27 4 4.83 1.39 6.22
74 Illinois State MVC 17 12 -2.07 8.23 6.16
75 Nevada Big Sky 19 9 12.83 -7.01 5.82
76 Lamar Southland 22 7 -2.52 8.21 5.69
77 Portland WCC 17 10 -1.15 6.68 5.53
78 Washington State Pac-10 16 14 -6.98 12.20 5.22
79 William & Mary ECACS 16 12 -4.93 10.10 5.17
80 New Mexico State MVC 17 11 2.63 2.44 5.06
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
81 Auburn SEC 14 14 3.92 1.05 4.97
82 Loyola (IL) MW City 17 12 12.83 -8.00 4.83
83 Temple ECC (East) 19 8 0.16 4.55 4.72
84 Montana Big Sky 17 10 -2.60 7.29 4.69
85 University of California Pac-10 14 13 2.08 2.22 4.30
86 American ECC (East) 21 9 5.55 -1.32 4.23
87 New Orleans Ind 18 8 1.37 2.66 4.03
88 Santa Clara WCC 16 11 2.30 1.52 3.82
89 Southern Mississippi Ind 15 11 3.05 0.76 3.80
90 Iona MAAC 24 9 6.22 -2.54 3.69
91 Dayton Ind 21 9 5.47 -1.79 3.68
92 Cal State Fullerton PCAA 18 14 -0.92 4.52 3.60
93 Michigan State Big Ten 11 17 -4.34 7.87 3.53
94 Colorado Big 8 11 16 7.09 -3.58 3.51
95 Georgia Tech ACC 10 16 -5.38 8.86 3.48
96 Weber State Big Sky 15 13 -0.36 3.79 3.44
97 Fordham MAAC 18 11 -3.84 7.17 3.33
98 Cincinnati Metro 15 12 1.10 1.68 2.79
99 West Texas A&M MVC 11 15 7.42 -4.91 2.51
100 Richmond ECACS 18 11 -2.63 5.13 2.50
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
101 New Mexico WAC 14 14 3.62 -1.18 2.44
102 Pittsburgh EAA 20 10 3.21 -0.95 2.26
103 Florida SEC 5 22 3.89 -1.70 2.20
104 South Carolina Ind 14 15 4.21 -2.10 2.11
105 Notre Dame Ind 10 17 -6.28 8.26 1.98
106 South Florida Sun Belt 17 11 -5.16 7.13 1.97
107 Gonzaga WCC 15 12 -1.99 3.91 1.92
108 Western Kentucky OVC 19 10 -1.27 3.15 1.88
109 Rutgers EAA 20 10 -7.98 9.61 1.63
110 Oral Roberts MW City 18 12 7.86 -6.31 1.55
111 Long Beach State PCAA 12 16 4.19 -2.69 1.50
112 Idaho State Big Sky 14 12 0.81 0.58 1.38
113 Boston University ECACN 19 9 1.29 -0.08 1.21
114 Duke ACC 10 17 3.81 -2.61 1.20
115 Florida State Metro 11 17 6.06 -4.89 1.17
116 Charlotte Sun Belt 15 12 7.37 -6.32 1.05
117 Northwestern Big Ten 8 19 -5.22 6.18 0.96
118 UC-Santa Barbara PCAA 10 16 1.86 -0.95 0.91
119 East Tennessee State Southern 13 15 11.29 -10.40 0.90
120 San Jose State PCAA 13 13 -10.76 11.62 0.87
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
121 Drake MVC 12 15 -8.57 9.41 0.84
122 Seton Hall Big East 11 16 8.20 -7.54 0.66
123 Providence Big East 10 17 -5.89 6.54 0.65
124 Iowa State Big 8 10 17 3.24 -2.72 0.52
125 Penn State Ind 15 12 -5.87 6.26 0.39
126 Western Carolina Southern 19 8 1.93 -1.68 0.25
127 San Diego WCC 11 15 -7.02 7.18 0.16
128 South Alabama Sun Belt 12 16 2.31 -2.19 0.12
129 Pennsylvania Ivy 17 10 -3.43 3.45 0.02
130 Utah WAC 11 17 1.11 -1.11 -0.01
131 Colorado State WAC 8 19 -7.13 7.11 -0.02
132 Texas-Arlington Southland 16 12 11.27 -11.33 -0.05
133 Northeastern ECACN 23 7 -1.11 0.91 -0.19
134 North Texas Southland 15 12 11.68 -11.90 -0.23
135 Stetson Ind 12 15 0.59 -0.83 -0.24
136 Saint Mary's (CA) WCC 11 16 1.91 -2.27 -0.36
137 Michigan Big Ten 7 20 -0.71 0.30 -0.41
138 Saint Peter's MAAC 20 9 -8.95 8.37 -0.59
139 Bowling Green State MAC 18 11 4.40 -5.13 -0.73
140 Oklahoma City MW City 14 14 -6.35 5.57 -0.78
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
141 Marshall Southern 16 11 8.96 -9.83 -0.87
142 Rhode Island EAA 10 17 0.69 -1.56 -0.87
143 Louisiana-Monroe A-Sun 19 11 5.21 -6.20 -0.98
144 Jacksonville Sun Belt 14 13 7.25 -8.29 -1.04
145 Montana State Big Sky 11 18 -3.87 2.82 -1.05
146 Detroit Mercy MW City 10 17 0.55 -1.79 -1.24
147 Ball State MAC 17 11 -0.71 -0.64 -1.35
148 Arizona Pac-10 9 18 0.10 -1.51 -1.42
149 Mississippi State SEC 8 19 -15.90 14.47 -1.44
150 Middle Tennessee OVC 22 8 -6.15 4.64 -1.50
151 Oregon Pac-10 9 18 10.58 -12.11 -1.52
152 Duquesne EAA 11 16 -1.84 0.25 -1.59
153 Stanford Pac-10 7 20 1.45 -3.17 -1.72
154 Princeton Ivy 13 13 -16.39 14.30 -2.09
155 St. Bonaventure EAA 14 14 -7.20 5.06 -2.14
156 Creighton MVC 7 20 -1.12 -1.12 -2.24
157 Toledo MAC 15 11 4.53 -6.80 -2.27
158 Holy Cross ECACN 16 11 -0.31 -2.04 -2.34
159 George Washington EAA 13 14 -3.73 1.38 -2.35
160 Southern Methodist SWC 6 21 -7.06 4.59 -2.48
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
161 Davidson Southern 14 15 -7.49 5.00 -2.50
162 Texas Southern SWAC 21 8 5.90 -8.42 -2.52
163 Northern Illinois MAC 16 14 0.11 -2.64 -2.53
164 Furman Southern 11 16 4.17 -6.87 -2.70
165 Indiana State MVC 9 18 3.01 -5.73 -2.72
166 Long Island University ECACM (North) 20 10 13.80 -16.53 -2.73
167 Boise State Big Sky 12 14 5.81 -8.76 -2.95
168 Drexel ECC (East) 19 11 -3.30 0.30 -3.00
169 George Mason ECACS 13 14 3.03 -6.09 -3.07
170 Southern Illinois MVC 11 16 -1.78 -1.54 -3.31
171 Alcorn State SWAC 22 8 5.00 -8.35 -3.36
172 Northwestern State A-Sun 19 9 6.91 -10.38 -3.47
173 Arkansas-Little Rock A-Sun 19 8 0.48 -3.98 -3.50
174 Miami (OH) MAC 11 16 0.82 -4.44 -3.62
175 Columbia Ivy 16 10 -12.75 8.96 -3.78
176 Northern Arizona Big Sky 6 20 -5.74 1.93 -3.81
177 Citadel Southern 14 14 -3.84 -0.07 -3.91
178 Appalachian State Southern 11 15 -8.43 4.22 -4.21
179 Niagara ECACN 19 10 7.09 -11.32 -4.23
180 Cleveland State Ind 17 10 3.08 -7.34 -4.26
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
181 La Salle ECC (East) 16 13 3.99 -8.31 -4.32
182 Air Force WAC 8 19 -12.82 7.98 -4.84
183 Pacific PCAA 7 20 1.25 -6.09 -4.84
184 Wisconsin Big Ten 6 21 1.17 -6.20 -5.03
185 Canisius ECACN 19 8 1.73 -6.79 -5.05
186 Utah State PCAA 4 23 2.84 -7.88 -5.05
187 Western Michigan MAC 15 14 -4.05 -1.08 -5.13
188 Centenary (LA) A-Sun 17 12 6.56 -11.71 -5.15
189 Murray State OVC 20 8 -3.97 -1.24 -5.20
190 East Carolina ECACS 10 17 -2.49 -2.90 -5.39
191 McNeese State Southland 14 15 2.70 -8.40 -5.70
192 Ohio MAC 13 14 -5.63 -0.08 -5.71
193 Morehead State OVC 17 10 1.10 -6.90 -5.80
194 Southeastern Louisiana Ind 16 11 -5.00 -0.84 -5.83
195 Fairfield MAAC 11 18 0.74 -6.59 -5.85
196 Mercer A-Sun 16 11 -3.25 -2.70 -5.95
197 Arkansas State Southland 15 11 -13.48 7.36 -6.12
198 Eastern Michigan MAC 15 12 -5.42 -0.78 -6.20
199 Louisiana Tech Southland 11 16 -8.98 2.49 -6.49
200 Navy ECACS 12 14 -3.71 -2.78 -6.49
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
201 Loyola Marymount WCC 3 24 6.69 -13.24 -6.55
202 Western Illinois Ind 14 13 5.07 -11.77 -6.70
203 Robert Morris ECACM (South) 17 13 -2.77 -4.11 -6.88
204 Jackson State SWAC 19 9 -5.27 -1.78 -7.04
205 Xavier MW City 8 20 -4.07 -3.06 -7.13
206 Marist ECACM (North) 12 14 3.81 -11.18 -7.37
207 Houston Baptist A-Sun 13 14 -10.53 3.08 -7.45
208 Manhattan MAAC 11 16 -7.45 -0.01 -7.45
209 Fairleigh Dickinson ECACM (North) 16 11 8.50 -15.97 -7.46
210 Georgia Southern A-Sun 14 13 -10.10 2.62 -7.47
211 North Carolina-Wilmington Ind 13 14 -6.77 -0.85 -7.62
212 Texas-San Antonio Ind 8 19 -5.77 -1.85 -7.63
213 North Carolina A&T MEAC 19 9 -3.84 -4.06 -7.90
214 Hofstra ECC (East) 12 16 -8.80 0.80 -7.99
215 Illinois-Chicago Ind 14 13 -1.00 -7.12 -8.12
216 Siena ECACM (North) 15 13 -4.17 -4.17 -8.33
217 Saint Louis Metro 6 21 -1.16 -7.57 -8.73
218 Yale Ivy 13 13 -2.11 -6.72 -8.82
219 Green Bay Ind 14 13 -12.90 4.01 -8.89
220 Tennessee Tech OVC 12 14 -4.23 -4.66 -8.89
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
221 Samford A-Sun 11 15 -2.94 -6.17 -9.11
222 Massachusetts EAA 7 20 -6.50 -2.76 -9.26
223 Baltimore ECACM (South) 15 13 -9.33 0.01 -9.31
224 Butler MW City 7 20 -6.13 -3.22 -9.35
225 Youngstown State OVC 8 18 -6.78 -2.73 -9.51
226 Towson ECACM (South) 10 17 -5.12 -4.40 -9.52
227 Kent State MAC 10 16 -2.95 -6.70 -9.65
228 Loyola (MD) ECACM (South) 11 16 -6.89 -2.85 -9.74
229 St. Francis (NY) ECACM (North) 10 17 -8.00 -1.92 -9.92
230 Harvard Ivy 11 15 0.17 -10.23 -10.07
231 Lafayette ECC (West) 12 15 -5.11 -5.44 -10.55
232 New Hampshire ECACN 9 18 -3.75 -6.96 -10.72
233 Howard MEAC 17 11 -7.79 -3.27 -11.06
234 Central Michigan MAC 10 16 -4.56 -6.60 -11.15
235 Campbell Ind 11 16 -8.75 -2.41 -11.16
236 Maine ECACN 7 19 -8.22 -3.00 -11.22
237 U.S. International Ind 9 18 -1.78 -9.46 -11.24
238 Northern Iowa Ind 12 15 -6.19 -5.30 -11.49
239 Texas-Rio Grande Valley Ind 5 20 3.26 -14.76 -11.50
240 Cornell Ivy 10 16 -14.77 3.17 -11.60
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
241 Tennessee State Ind 13 12 -2.13 -9.52 -11.65
242 Delaware ECC (West) 9 17 -11.74 -0.13 -11.87
243 Charleston Southern Ind 13 13 -10.85 -1.33 -12.18
244 Austin Peay OVC 6 20 -9.98 -2.24 -12.22
245 Vermont ECACN 10 16 1.88 -14.38 -12.51
246 Eastern Illinois Ind 14 13 -4.52 -8.09 -12.61
247 Rider ECC (West) 11 16 -6.60 -6.08 -12.67
248 Wagner ECACM (North) 4 22 -4.75 -8.19 -12.94
249 West Chester ECC (West) 13 14 -2.78 -10.16 -12.94
250 Valparaiso Ind 9 18 -3.43 -9.82 -13.24
251 Akron OVC 7 19 -7.21 -6.55 -13.76
252 South Carolina State MEAC 10 15 -3.52 -10.30 -13.83
253 Nicholls State Ind 6 20 -7.55 -6.32 -13.87
254 Delaware State MEAC 13 13 -4.56 -9.60 -14.15
255 Brown Ivy 5 21 1.48 -15.74 -14.26
256 Colgate ECACN 8 17 -13.04 -1.57 -14.61
257 Hardin-Simmons A-Sun 6 20 -12.18 -2.63 -14.81
258 Bucknell ECC (West) 7 20 -9.66 -5.32 -14.98
259 Florida A&M MEAC 10 17 -10.18 -4.85 -15.03
260 Lehigh ECC (West) 9 17 -9.49 -6.20 -15.68
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
261 Dartmouth Ivy 7 19 -13.90 -1.87 -15.78
262 Army MAAC 5 22 -15.60 -0.38 -15.98
263 Georgia State Ind 4 23 -7.10 -8.88 -15.98
264 Eastern Kentucky OVC 5 21 -7.16 -9.22 -16.37
265 Grambling SWAC 12 17 -6.33 -10.60 -16.93
266 Saint Francis (PA) ECACM (South) 6 20 0.63 -18.04 -17.41
267 Bethune-Cookman MEAC 10 18 -8.01 -9.49 -17.49
268 Maryland-Eastern Shore MEAC 6 20 -7.44 -10.50 -17.94
269 Mississippi Valley State SWAC 6 20 -5.04 -13.69 -18.73
270 Utica Ind 4 22 -18.30 -1.24 -19.53
271 Southern SWAC 7 18 -9.60 -10.30 -19.90
272 Virginia Military Institute Southern 1 25 -4.71 -16.13 -20.84
273 Prairie View SWAC 2 23 -11.04 -17.69 -28.72