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1982-83 School Ratings

Season Index: < 1981-82 Season1983-84 Season >

National Champion: North Carolina State
Final Four: Georgia, Houston, Louisville and North Carolina State

Consensus Player of the Year: Ralph Sampson

AP Preseason #1: VirginiaAP Final #1: Houston

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.

274 Schools

SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
1 Houston SWC 31 3 17.10 5.36 22.46
2 Virginia ACC 29 5 16.08 5.82 21.90
3 North Carolina ACC 28 8 14.29 5.61 19.90
4 Louisville Metro 32 4 8.51 10.06 18.57
5 Kentucky SEC 23 8 7.84 10.67 18.51
6 Indiana Big Ten 24 6 7.86 10.05 17.91
7 UCLA Pac-10 23 6 15.67 0.79 16.46
8 Georgia SEC 24 10 9.00 7.19 16.19
9 St. John's (NY) Big East 28 5 8.05 8.08 16.13
10 Missouri Big 8 26 8 4.89 10.78 15.67
11 Iowa Big Ten 21 10 5.00 10.27 15.27
12 North Carolina State ACC 26 10 6.93 8.29 15.22
13 Memphis Metro 23 8 6.92 8.16 15.09
14 Alabama SEC 20 12 10.82 4.09 14.91
15 Syracuse Big East 21 10 17.62 -2.98 14.65
16 Oklahoma Big 8 24 9 14.14 0.49 14.64
17 Mississippi State SEC 17 12 4.07 9.48 13.55
18 Arkansas SWC 26 4 5.52 7.74 13.26
19 Louisiana State SEC 19 13 6.98 6.13 13.11
20 Nevada-Las Vegas PCAA 28 3 9.77 3.12 12.90
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
21 Tennessee SEC 20 12 4.96 7.35 12.30
22 Georgetown Big East 22 10 5.12 7.15 12.27
23 Ohio State Big Ten 20 10 8.06 3.83 11.89
24 Boston College Big East 25 7 13.11 -1.67 11.44
25 Tulane Metro 19 12 -1.30 12.66 11.36
26 Fresno State PCAA 25 10 -4.65 15.96 11.31
27 Wichita State MVC 25 3 13.17 -1.85 11.31
28 Notre Dame Ind 19 10 -2.17 13.45 11.29
29 Oklahoma State Big 8 24 7 10.67 0.53 11.20
30 Cal State Fullerton PCAA 21 8 3.65 7.21 10.86
31 Minnesota Big Ten 18 11 5.39 5.31 10.70
32 Auburn SEC 15 13 5.69 4.86 10.55
33 Mississippi SEC 19 12 -2.41 12.91 10.50
34 Villanova Big East 24 8 6.55 3.90 10.46
35 Purdue Big Ten 21 9 0.85 9.59 10.44
36 Wake Forest ACC 20 12 12.31 -2.21 10.10
37 Illinois Big Ten 21 11 2.89 6.90 9.79
38 Nebraska Big 8 22 10 1.26 8.50 9.76
39 Oregon State Pac-10 20 11 2.50 7.22 9.73
40 DePaul Ind 21 12 1.36 8.08 9.43
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
41 Washington State Pac-10 23 7 3.94 5.41 9.35
42 West Virginia A-10 (West) 23 8 10.03 -0.68 9.35
43 Virginia Tech Metro 23 11 8.41 0.80 9.21
44 Michigan State Big Ten 17 13 4.96 4.17 9.13
45 Florida SEC 13 18 7.82 0.98 8.80
46 Marquette Ind 19 10 2.86 5.72 8.58
47 Virginia Commonwealth Sun Belt 24 7 2.29 6.27 8.55
48 Maryland ACC 20 10 5.23 3.20 8.44
49 Lamar Southland 23 8 0.66 7.76 8.42
50 Utah State PCAA 20 9 8.42 -0.64 7.78
51 Vanderbilt SEC 19 14 2.70 5.05 7.75
52 Northwestern Big Ten 17 13 -1.90 9.35 7.45
53 Michigan Big Ten 15 13 7.14 -0.01 7.13
54 Illinois State MVC 24 7 -4.60 11.56 6.96
55 Texas Christian SWC 23 11 -2.65 9.59 6.94
56 Arizona State Pac-10 19 14 8.59 -1.66 6.93
57 Brigham Young WAC 15 14 4.79 2.00 6.78
58 University of California Pac-10 14 14 -1.66 8.13 6.47
59 Dayton Ind 18 10 -0.43 6.73 6.31
60 Weber State Big Sky 23 8 -2.02 8.26 6.24
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
61 Louisiana-Lafayette Ind 22 7 4.40 1.80 6.20
62 Rutgers A-10 (East) 23 8 0.62 5.51 6.13
63 Old Dominion Sun Belt 19 10 1.55 4.34 5.88
64 Chattanooga Southern 26 4 0.26 5.55 5.81
65 James Madison ECACS 20 11 -9.34 14.98 5.64
66 Southern California Pac-10 17 11 2.15 3.46 5.62
67 Kansas Big 8 13 16 3.58 2.03 5.61
68 Montana Big Sky 21 8 -3.23 8.83 5.60
69 Pepperdine WCC 20 9 9.58 -4.29 5.29
70 Tulsa MVC 19 12 6.22 -0.93 5.29
71 New Orleans Ind 23 7 8.51 -3.39 5.12
72 William & Mary ECACS 20 9 -3.96 9.07 5.11
73 Texas-El Paso WAC 19 10 -5.80 10.81 5.02
74 South Carolina Ind 22 9 3.62 1.16 4.78
75 Idaho Big Sky 20 9 -4.17 8.90 4.73
76 Murray State OVC 21 8 8.83 -4.27 4.57
77 Utah WAC 18 14 -1.77 6.00 4.24
78 South Florida Sun Belt 22 10 7.28 -3.16 4.11
79 San Diego State WAC 18 10 1.33 2.68 4.01
80 Stanford Pac-10 14 14 8.65 -4.72 3.93
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
81 Alabama-Birmingham Sun Belt 19 14 -2.30 6.15 3.85
82 Wyoming WAC 16 13 -6.12 9.87 3.75
83 Southern Mississippi Metro 14 14 -0.14 3.85 3.71
84 Santa Clara WCC 21 7 2.15 1.55 3.70
85 Iona MAAC 22 9 5.95 -2.27 3.68
86 Princeton Ivy 20 9 -11.75 15.31 3.56
87 San Jose State PCAA 14 15 -1.58 5.01 3.43
88 Saint Joseph's A-10 (East) 15 13 4.33 -0.91 3.42
89 Cincinnati Metro 11 17 0.37 2.99 3.36
90 Bradley MVC 16 13 1.06 2.20 3.26
91 New Mexico State MVC 18 11 7.59 -4.33 3.26
92 Texas A&M SWC 17 14 1.77 1.36 3.13
93 Drake MVC 13 15 -5.88 8.92 3.05
94 Southern Methodist SWC 19 11 1.93 1.12 3.05
95 Loyola (IL) MW City 19 10 9.68 -6.71 2.97
96 Duke ACC 11 17 13.17 -10.26 2.92
97 Kansas State Big 8 12 16 -11.27 14.13 2.85
98 Connecticut Big East 12 16 1.79 0.98 2.77
99 Florida State Metro 14 14 8.94 -6.20 2.74
100 Pittsburgh Big East 13 15 -1.36 4.03 2.67
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
101 Long Beach State PCAA 13 16 11.16 -8.51 2.65
102 East Tennessee State Southern 22 9 7.15 -4.52 2.63
103 Saint Peter's MAAC 22 5 -4.58 7.20 2.61
104 UC-Irvine PCAA 16 12 10.45 -7.84 2.61
105 Clemson ACC 11 20 8.30 -5.84 2.45
106 Stetson Ind 19 9 -1.79 4.22 2.42
107 Nevada Big Sky 18 11 11.08 -8.70 2.38
108 Washington Pac-10 16 15 -1.90 4.21 2.31
109 Marshall Southern 20 8 8.44 -6.21 2.23
110 South Alabama Sun Belt 16 12 9.13 -6.97 2.16
111 St. Bonaventure A-10 (West) 20 10 1.83 0.27 2.10
112 Bowling Green State MAC 21 9 1.38 0.68 2.06
113 Western Kentucky Sun Belt 12 16 -2.60 4.61 2.01
114 Temple A-10 (East) 14 15 3.20 -1.20 2.00
115 Penn State A-10 (West) 17 11 7.43 -5.44 1.99
116 Iowa State Big 8 13 15 2.09 -0.27 1.82
117 Ohio MAC 23 9 -5.36 7.17 1.81
118 Colorado Big 8 13 15 4.11 -2.47 1.65
119 Hawaii WAC 17 11 2.16 -0.57 1.59
120 Louisiana Tech Southland 19 9 -3.64 5.19 1.55
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
121 Georgia Tech ACC 13 15 -1.74 3.19 1.45
122 Fordham MAAC 19 11 -5.61 6.88 1.27
123 Providence Big East 12 19 -4.49 5.61 1.11
124 Toledo MAC 17 12 1.74 -0.65 1.10
125 Wisconsin Big Ten 8 20 0.49 0.58 1.06
126 Morehead State OVC 19 11 2.49 -1.47 1.02
127 Arkansas-Little Rock A-Sun 23 6 3.29 -2.34 0.96
128 North Texas Southland 15 15 8.90 -8.17 0.74
129 Xavier MW City 22 8 2.41 -1.81 0.60
130 Oregon Pac-10 9 18 -8.51 9.07 0.55
131 Baylor SWC 12 16 -4.44 4.98 0.54
132 New Mexico WAC 14 15 2.59 -2.06 0.53
133 Duquesne A-10 (West) 12 16 -1.37 1.69 0.32
134 La Salle ECC (East) 18 14 0.98 -0.76 0.22
135 Boston University ECACN 21 10 6.18 -6.24 -0.06
136 Colorado State WAC 11 17 -10.38 9.66 -0.71
137 Western Illinois Mid-Cont 20 11 2.74 -3.47 -0.73
138 Richmond ECACS 12 16 -3.37 2.37 -1.00
139 Pennsylvania Ivy 17 9 -0.29 -0.82 -1.11
140 Western Carolina Southern 17 12 3.50 -4.92 -1.42
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
141 Creighton MVC 8 19 -2.75 1.14 -1.61
142 Miami (OH) MAC 13 15 -6.20 4.59 -1.61
143 American ECC (East) 20 10 -2.79 1.10 -1.69
144 Ball State MAC 17 12 4.81 -6.51 -1.71
145 Saint Mary's (CA) WCC 14 12 -4.28 2.40 -1.88
146 Houston Baptist A-Sun 20 9 -12.19 10.22 -1.97
147 Arkansas State Southland 17 12 -13.56 11.40 -2.16
148 Texas Tech SWC 11 20 -3.48 1.30 -2.18
149 George Mason ECACS 15 12 3.17 -5.38 -2.21
150 McNeese State Southland 16 13 -1.95 -0.27 -2.22
151 Gonzaga WCC 13 14 -10.67 8.24 -2.43
152 Louisiana-Monroe Southland 14 14 1.51 -4.12 -2.62
153 Robert Morris ECACM (South) 23 8 0.33 -2.98 -2.65
154 Alcorn State SWAC 22 10 3.17 -5.93 -2.76
155 Tennessee Tech OVC 16 12 -0.85 -1.95 -2.80
156 Centenary (LA) A-Sun 16 13 6.98 -9.79 -2.81
157 Southeastern Louisiana Ind 18 9 -7.03 3.96 -3.06
158 Mercer A-Sun 13 15 0.29 -3.39 -3.10
159 Holy Cross ECACN 17 13 0.31 -3.44 -3.12
160 Oral Roberts MW City 14 14 -0.27 -2.88 -3.15
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
161 East Carolina ECACS 16 13 -6.99 3.77 -3.22
162 George Washington A-10 (West) 14 15 -3.54 0.27 -3.26
163 Hofstra ECC (East) 18 9 -4.22 0.94 -3.28
164 Idaho State Big Sky 10 17 0.76 -4.10 -3.34
165 Georgia Southern A-Sun 18 12 -6.41 2.93 -3.48
166 Citadel Southern 12 16 -6.19 2.68 -3.51
167 Portland WCC 10 18 -8.08 4.56 -3.53
168 Loyola Marymount WCC 9 18 10.42 -14.20 -3.78
169 Butler MW City 15 13 -6.33 2.40 -3.93
170 Rider ECC (West) 20 9 -5.87 1.88 -4.00
171 Navy ECACS 18 11 1.94 -5.95 -4.02
172 UC-Santa Barbara PCAA 7 20 -1.10 -2.99 -4.09
173 Kent State MAC 15 13 0.35 -4.49 -4.14
174 Boise State Big Sky 10 17 -1.10 -3.26 -4.36
175 Southern Illinois MVC 9 19 1.14 -5.51 -4.37
176 Alabama State SWAC 22 6 9.83 -14.21 -4.38
177 Northern Illinois MAC 11 16 -6.41 2.00 -4.41
178 Fairfield MAAC 13 15 3.73 -8.16 -4.43
179 Jacksonville Sun Belt 7 22 -3.00 -1.45 -4.45
180 West Texas A&M MVC 8 20 11.05 -15.73 -4.68
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
181 Davidson Southern 13 15 -7.29 2.51 -4.77
182 Texas-Arlington Southland 9 19 7.21 -12.11 -4.90
183 Indiana State MVC 9 19 12.41 -17.33 -4.93
184 Samford A-Sun 13 15 1.30 -6.33 -5.04
185 Rhode Island A-10 (East) 9 19 6.27 -11.38 -5.11
186 San Diego WCC 11 15 -8.01 2.65 -5.36
187 Pacific PCAA 7 21 -2.48 -2.89 -5.38
188 Montana State Big Sky 10 17 -6.72 1.33 -5.39
189 Manhattan MAAC 15 13 -5.17 -0.23 -5.40
190 Central Michigan MAC 10 17 -1.89 -3.56 -5.45
191 Charlotte Sun Belt 8 20 3.39 -8.84 -5.45
192 North Carolina A&T MEAC 23 8 -2.02 -3.58 -5.60
193 Long Island University ECACM (North) 20 9 4.99 -10.62 -5.63
194 Austin Peay OVC 11 16 -3.31 -2.38 -5.69
195 Rice SWC 8 20 -11.77 6.06 -5.71
196 Massachusetts A-10 (East) 9 20 -0.23 -5.53 -5.76
197 Columbia Ivy 10 16 -8.74 2.85 -5.89
198 Evansville MW City 13 16 -1.89 -4.14 -6.03
199 Northern Arizona Big Sky 10 16 -5.20 -0.91 -6.11
200 Illinois-Chicago Mid-Cont 16 12 0.85 -7.12 -6.27
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
201 Eastern Illinois Mid-Cont 13 18 2.43 -8.71 -6.28
202 Eastern Michigan MAC 12 16 -6.00 -0.28 -6.28
203 Drexel ECC (East) 14 15 -8.70 2.41 -6.29
204 Texas-San Antonio Ind 10 17 -7.89 1.37 -6.52
205 Detroit Mercy MW City 12 17 -4.93 -1.61 -6.53
206 Akron OVC 14 15 -1.77 -4.83 -6.59
207 Bucknell ECC (West) 17 11 -8.56 1.79 -6.77
208 Seton Hall Big East 6 23 -2.40 -4.58 -6.98
209 Arizona Pac-10 4 24 -0.73 -6.38 -7.11
210 Yale Ivy 12 14 6.03 -13.18 -7.14
211 Furman Southern 9 20 -10.57 3.27 -7.30
212 North Carolina-Wilmington Ind 11 16 -9.54 2.09 -7.45
213 Texas Southern SWAC 22 7 -0.13 -7.39 -7.51
214 Maine ECACN 12 14 -6.10 -1.48 -7.57
215 Charleston Southern Ind 13 14 -3.93 -3.73 -7.66
216 Eastern Kentucky OVC 10 17 -3.49 -4.20 -7.69
217 Youngstown State OVC 15 12 -2.27 -5.42 -7.69
218 Tennessee State Ind 11 16 -6.01 -1.75 -7.75
219 Middle Tennessee OVC 7 20 -3.84 -4.01 -7.85
220 New Hampshire ECACN 16 12 -3.72 -4.21 -7.94
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
221 Fairleigh Dickinson ECACM (North) 17 12 6.90 -14.85 -7.95
222 Northern Iowa Mid-Cont 13 18 -6.22 -1.73 -7.95
223 Northeastern ECACN 13 15 -1.58 -6.40 -7.98
224 Missouri State Mid-Cont 13 15 -5.07 -3.63 -8.69
225 Saint Louis MW City 5 23 -7.30 -1.47 -8.77
226 Air Force WAC 10 17 -11.03 2.25 -8.78
227 Cornell Ivy 10 16 -13.28 4.05 -9.23
228 Georgia State Ind 9 19 -1.22 -8.49 -9.71
229 Canisius ECACN 11 17 -7.01 -2.78 -9.79
230 Texas-Rio Grande Valley Ind 7 21 -9.84 0.03 -9.81
231 Harvard Ivy 12 14 -5.54 -4.43 -9.97
232 Brown Ivy 9 17 -1.31 -8.91 -10.22
233 Green Bay Mid-Cont 9 19 -12.12 1.90 -10.22
234 Mississippi Valley State SWAC 11 17 -7.48 -2.94 -10.41
235 Howard MEAC 18 8 -10.25 -0.23 -10.48
236 St. Francis (NY) ECACM (North) 10 18 -6.23 -4.39 -10.62
237 Marist ECACM (North) 14 15 -6.51 -4.20 -10.71
238 Delaware ECC (West) 11 14 -13.37 2.65 -10.72
239 Niagara ECACN 11 18 -0.93 -9.83 -10.77
240 Army MAAC 11 18 -9.43 -1.69 -11.12
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
241 Nicholls State A-Sun 16 12 -6.58 -4.69 -11.27
242 Southern SWAC 16 14 -2.10 -9.35 -11.45
243 Appalachian State Southern 6 21 -10.99 -0.48 -11.47
244 Northwestern State A-Sun 9 19 -5.04 -6.46 -11.49
245 Saint Francis (PA) ECACM (South) 12 17 -1.17 -10.64 -11.81
246 Lehigh ECC (West) 10 16 -10.69 -1.22 -11.90
247 Utica Ind 11 15 -10.74 -1.19 -11.93
248 Texas SWC 6 22 -9.26 -2.72 -11.97
249 Lafayette ECC (West) 7 21 -10.40 -1.90 -12.30
250 Siena ECACM (North) 12 16 -9.04 -3.43 -12.47
251 Vermont ECACN 10 19 -4.77 -8.36 -13.13
252 Brooklyn Ind 11 17 -15.66 2.44 -13.22
253 Towson ECC (East) 7 21 -1.35 -12.29 -13.64
254 Valparaiso Mid-Cont 13 15 -5.60 -8.09 -13.69
255 Wagner ECACM (North) 10 18 -0.87 -12.90 -13.77
256 Dartmouth Ivy 7 19 -9.48 -4.45 -13.93
257 Baltimore ECACM (South) 10 18 -4.66 -9.66 -14.32
258 Cleveland State Mid-Cont 8 20 -3.83 -10.53 -14.36
259 Hardin-Simmons A-Sun 3 25 -10.67 -4.04 -14.70
260 Campbell Ind 11 17 -13.01 -2.70 -15.71
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
261 Jackson State SWAC 6 24 -12.31 -3.43 -15.74
262 Virginia Military Institute Southern 2 25 -9.14 -6.93 -16.07
263 Western Michigan MAC 5 23 -11.63 -5.31 -16.93
264 Grambling SWAC 6 22 -3.47 -13.60 -17.07
265 Colgate ECACN 3 24 -20.97 3.61 -17.36
266 Florida A&M MEAC 7 21 -6.79 -10.60 -17.38
267 U.S. International Ind 3 25 -0.89 -16.49 -17.38
268 Oklahoma City MW City 4 22 -15.31 -2.15 -17.46
269 Maryland-Eastern Shore MEAC 10 19 -2.73 -15.02 -17.75
270 Loyola (MD) ECACM (South) 4 24 -9.93 -8.75 -18.68
271 Prairie View SWAC 4 22 -8.81 -9.99 -18.81
272 Bethune-Cookman MEAC 5 21 -10.26 -8.60 -18.86
273 South Carolina State MEAC 13 15 4.98 -24.80 -19.81
274 Delaware State MEAC 8 19 -10.06 -11.67 -21.73