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1982-83 Season Summary

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

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Rk Conference Schls W L W-L% SRS SOS AP NCAA FF Regular Season Champ Tournament Champ
1 Southeastern Conference 10 189 124 .604 12.62 9.74 2 4 1 Kentucky Georgia
2 Atlantic Coast Conference 8 158 97 .620 10.30 7.05 3 4 1 North Carolina
Virginia
North Carolina State
3 Big Ten Conference 10 182 116 .611 10.08 7.14 1 5 0 Indiana
4 Metropolitan Collegiate Athletic Conference 7 136 80 .630 9.15 5.68 2 2 1 Louisville Louisville
5 Big Eight Conference 8 147 96 .605 7.90 5.80 2 3 0 Missouri Oklahoma State
6 Big East Conference 9 163 113 .591 7.17 4.84 4 5 0 Boston College
St. John's (NY)
Villanova
St. John's (NY)
7 Pacific-10 Conference 10 159 134 .543 5.42 4.87 1 2 0 UCLA
8 Pacific Coast Athletic Association 9 151 114 .570 4.67 3.90 1 2 0 Nevada-Las Vegas Nevada-Las Vegas
9 Southwest Conference 9 153 121 .558 3.28 3.27 2 2 1 Houston Houston
10 Sun Belt Conference 8 127 111 .534 2.08 1.82 0 2 0 Old Dominion
Virginia Commonwealth
Alabama-Birmingham
11 Western Athletic Conference 9 138 121 .533 1.82 2.24 0 1 0 Texas-El Paso
Utah
12 Missouri Valley Conference 10 149 138 .519 1.75 1.76 1 1 0 Wichita State Illinois State
13 Atlantic 10 Conference 10 156 135 .536 1.12 1.15 0 2 0 Rutgers (East)
St. Bonaventure (West)
West Virginia (West)
West Virginia
14 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference South 6 101 72 .584 0.05 -1.14 0 1 0 William & Mary James Madison
15 Big Sky Conference 8 122 103 .542 -0.03 1.06 0 1 0 Nevada
Weber State
Weber State
16 Southland Conference 7 113 90 .557 -0.17 -1.39 0 1 0 Lamar Lamar
17 West Coast Conference 7 98 93 .513 -1.14 0.36 0 1 0 Pepperdine
18 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference 6 102 71 .590 -2.23 -2.90 0 0 0 Iona Fordham
19 Independent 19 278 260 .517 -2.95 -2.46 0 2 0
20 Mid-American Conference 10 144 142 .503 -3.56 -1.91 0 1 0 Bowling Green State Ohio
21 Southern Conference 9 127 130 .494 -3.76 -1.64 1 1 0 Chattanooga Chattanooga
22 Ohio Valley Conference 8 113 111 .504 -4.09 -3.19 0 1 0 Murray State Morehead State
23 Midwestern City Conference 8 104 123 .458 -5.29 -2.54 0 1 0 Loyola (IL) Xavier
24 Atlantic Sun Conference 9 131 126 .510 -5.88 -4.17 0 1 0 Arkansas-Little Rock Georgia Southern
25 Ivy Group 8 97 114 .460 -6.74 -4.65 0 1 0 Princeton
26 East Coast Conference 10 142 140 .504 -7.04 -6.06 0 1 0 American (East)
Hofstra (East)
La Salle (East)
Rider (West)
La Salle
27 Mid-Continent Conference 8 105 128 .451 -8.52 -5.78 0 0 0 Western Illinois
28 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference North 9 114 142 .445 -8.64 -5.75 0 1 0 Boston University
New Hampshire
Boston University
29 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Metro 10 132 155 .460 -10.86 -7.44 0 1 0 Long Island University (North)
Robert Morris (South)
Robert Morris
30 Southwest Athletic Conference 8 109 122 .472 -11.02 -8.81 0 1 0 Texas Southern Alcorn State
31 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 7 84 111 .431 -15.95 -11.06 0 1 0 Howard North Carolina A&T

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 11/30 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1 3/8 Final
Houston SWC 14 11 9 14 19 18 19 16 14 9 8 6 4 2 1 1 1
Louisville Metro 8 7 13 12 14 13 13 9 9 8 12 11 9 5 3 3 2
St. John's (NY) Big East 19 12 12 9 7 7 7 3 8 7 5 7 6 9 10 8 3
Virginia ACC 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 2 7 6 3 3 5 3 2 2 4
Indiana Big Ten 9 8 6 5 5 1 1 4 2 2 6 4 2 4 11 7 5
Nevada-Las Vegas PCAA 20 19 18 18 17 15 11 8 5 4 2 2 1 1 9 9 6
UCLA Pac-10 7 6 5 4 3 5 6 5 1 1 7 5 10 8 6 4 7
North Carolina ACC 3 15 17 17 - - 18 11 3 3 1 1 3 11 8 5 8
Arkansas SWC 17 16 15 13 12 11 10 7 4 12 9 8 7 6 5 6 9
Missouri Big 8 15 9 8 8 6 12 15 14 12 13 10 10 12 15 13 12 10
Boston College Big East - - - - - - - - - - - - 18 19 15 14 11
Kentucky SEC 4 3 2 2 2 3 3 6 11 10 15 13 11 10 7 10 12
Villanova Big East 5 4 10 19 18 16 14 15 13 11 11 12 8 7 4 13 13
Wichita State MVC - - - - - - - - - - - 16 15 12 12 11 14
Chattanooga Southern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 19 18 15
North Carolina State ACC 16 18 18 15 15 17 16 19 - - - - - - - - 16
Memphis Metro 6 5 4 3 4 2 2 1 6 5 4 9 13 14 17 17 17
Georgia SEC - - - - - - - - - - 19 - - - - - 18
Oklahoma State Big 8 - - - - - - - - 18 20 - - - - - - 19
Georgetown Big East 2 2 3 5 11 10 17 - 19 15 14 14 14 18 16 15 20
School Conf Pre 11/30 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1 3/8 Final
Alabama SEC 12 13 11 10 8 6 5 10 - - - - - - - - -
Auburn SEC - - - - - - - - 20 - - - - - - - -
Illinois State MVC - - - - - - - - - 17 16 17 - - - - -
Iowa Big Ten 11 10 7 7 10 9 8 12 10 14 13 20 16 17 - - -
Marquette Ind 18 17 16 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Minnesota Big Ten - - - - - - - 17 16 16 17 19 - - - - -
Ohio State Big Ten - - - - - - - 20 - - - - 20 15 14 16 -
Oklahoma Big 8 20 - - - - - - - - - - - 19 - - 19 -
Oregon State Pac-10 10 19 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Purdue Big Ten - - 20 - - - 20 - - - - 18 - - 20 - -
Syracuse Big East - - - 16 13 14 9 13 15 18 20 15 17 13 18 20 -
Tennessee SEC 13 14 14 11 9 8 12 18 - - - - - 20 - - -
Tulsa MVC - - - - 20 19 - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Tech Metro - - - - - - - - 17 - - - - - - - -
Wake Forest ACC - - - - - - - - - 19 - - - - - - -
Washington State Pac-10 - - - - - - - - - - 18 - - - - - -
West Virginia A-10 - - - 20 16 20 - - - - - - - - - - -