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1983-84 School Ratings

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National Champion: Georgetown
Final Four: Georgetown, Houston, Kentucky and Virginia

Consensus Player of the Year: Michael Jordan

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.

275 Schools

SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
1 North Carolina ACC 28 3 15.55 8.31 23.86
2 Kentucky SEC 29 5 5.06 15.20 20.27
3 Illinois Big Ten 26 5 4.32 15.24 19.56
4 Georgetown Big East 34 3 6.18 12.57 18.75
5 Oklahoma Big 8 29 5 20.61 -2.79 17.82
6 DePaul Ind 27 3 6.07 10.61 16.68
7 Nevada-Las Vegas PCAA 29 6 15.25 0.81 16.06
8 Wake Forest ACC 23 9 10.10 5.00 15.10
9 Maryland ACC 24 8 9.69 5.23 14.92
10 Indiana Big Ten 22 9 4.06 10.54 14.60
11 Virginia ACC 21 12 1.91 12.52 14.43
12 Houston SWC 32 5 11.19 3.18 14.37
13 Virginia Tech Metro 22 13 10.44 3.65 14.09
14 Louisville Metro 24 11 9.07 4.88 13.95
15 Michigan Big Ten 24 9 5.09 8.16 13.24
16 Memphis Metro 26 7 5.03 7.85 12.89
17 Auburn SEC 20 11 9.89 2.98 12.87
18 Tulsa MVC 27 4 19.04 -6.25 12.79
19 Purdue Big Ten 22 7 4.71 7.56 12.27
20 Lamar Southland 26 5 9.12 2.96 12.08
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
21 Alabama SEC 18 12 8.10 3.89 11.98
22 Fresno State PCAA 25 8 -4.49 16.45 11.96
23 Duke ACC 24 10 13.05 -1.19 11.86
24 Illinois State MVC 23 8 3.43 8.10 11.53
25 Syracuse Big East 23 9 13.55 -2.05 11.50
26 Georgia SEC 17 13 8.46 2.96 11.41
27 Texas-El Paso WAC 27 4 1.02 9.71 10.73
28 Virginia Commonwealth Sun Belt 23 7 -1.84 12.56 10.72
29 Florida SEC 16 13 5.87 4.83 10.70
30 Clemson ACC 14 14 5.71 4.93 10.64
31 Louisiana State SEC 18 11 11.52 -1.06 10.46
32 North Carolina State ACC 19 14 4.95 5.51 10.45
33 Arkansas SWC 25 7 0.70 9.48 10.18
34 Georgia Tech ACC 18 11 2.14 7.95 10.09
35 Kansas Big 8 22 10 5.56 4.20 9.76
36 Boston College Big East 18 12 10.52 -1.16 9.36
37 Marquette Ind 17 13 1.83 7.45 9.28
38 Washington Pac-10 24 7 0.18 9.11 9.28
39 St. John's (NY) Big East 18 12 0.82 8.43 9.25
40 Tennessee SEC 21 14 1.94 7.23 9.17
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
41 Florida State Metro 20 11 8.78 0.33 9.11
42 Villanova Big East 19 12 4.28 4.79 9.07
43 Vanderbilt SEC 14 15 3.95 4.96 8.91
44 Ohio State Big Ten 15 14 5.55 3.30 8.85
45 Brigham Young WAC 20 11 15.71 -6.91 8.80
46 Iowa Big Ten 13 15 -4.21 12.84 8.62
47 Dayton Ind 21 11 6.88 1.71 8.59
48 Temple A-10 26 5 6.51 1.83 8.34
49 Southern Methodist SWC 25 8 8.30 0.03 8.33
50 Marshall Southern 25 6 14.77 -6.50 8.27
51 Missouri Big 8 16 14 -2.30 10.32 8.02
52 Michigan State Big Ten 15 13 4.62 3.22 7.84
53 Oregon State Pac-10 22 7 -3.31 11.06 7.75
54 UCLA Pac-10 17 11 6.02 1.58 7.61
55 Louisiana-Lafayette Ind 23 10 5.28 2.07 7.35
56 Cal State Fullerton PCAA 17 13 1.69 5.58 7.27
57 Tulane Metro 17 11 -6.63 13.85 7.22
58 Notre Dame Ind 21 12 -2.94 10.02 7.09
59 Minnesota Big Ten 15 13 0.33 6.57 6.90
60 Louisiana Tech Southland 26 7 6.37 0.48 6.85
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
61 Chattanooga Southern 24 7 6.72 0.10 6.82
62 South Florida Sun Belt 17 11 -0.88 7.61 6.74
63 New Mexico WAC 24 11 -4.81 11.39 6.58
64 Iona MAAC 23 8 8.61 -2.06 6.55
65 South Alabama Sun Belt 22 8 11.46 -4.93 6.53
66 Oregon Pac-10 16 13 0.22 6.00 6.22
67 Miami (OH) MAC 24 6 -1.94 8.03 6.09
68 Nebraska Big 8 18 12 -3.20 9.05 5.85
69 Utah State PCAA 19 11 9.56 -3.72 5.84
70 UC-Irvine PCAA 19 10 10.43 -4.66 5.78
71 Montana Big Sky 23 7 0.28 5.36 5.64
72 Alabama-Birmingham Sun Belt 23 11 0.70 4.89 5.59
73 Texas Tech SWC 17 12 -1.83 7.39 5.56
74 Wyoming WAC 17 13 -3.08 8.63 5.55
75 Old Dominion Sun Belt 19 12 5.87 -0.37 5.50
76 Weber State Big Sky 23 8 1.63 3.81 5.43
77 Kansas State Big 8 14 15 -4.17 9.57 5.41
78 Colorado Big 8 16 13 7.14 -1.80 5.34
79 Iowa State Big 8 16 13 5.02 0.30 5.32
80 Creighton MVC 17 14 -0.78 5.66 4.88
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
81 Oral Roberts MW City 21 10 12.79 -8.07 4.73
82 San Diego State WAC 15 13 5.83 -1.11 4.72
83 Pittsburgh Big East 18 13 1.27 3.41 4.68
84 Xavier MW City 22 11 0.27 4.26 4.53
85 Wichita State MVC 18 12 4.45 0.07 4.52
86 Mississippi State SEC 9 19 -7.60 12.05 4.44
87 Western Kentucky Sun Belt 12 17 -0.41 4.83 4.43
88 Saint Joseph's A-10 20 9 2.69 1.63 4.32
89 Northwestern Big Ten 14 14 -8.95 12.93 3.98
90 Saint Peter's MAAC 23 6 -4.27 8.03 3.76
91 South Carolina Metro 12 16 1.76 1.98 3.74
92 Stanford Pac-10 19 12 4.52 -0.88 3.64
93 Providence Big East 15 14 -4.25 7.86 3.60
94 Richmond ECACS 22 10 -1.73 5.30 3.57
95 Arizona Pac-10 11 17 -1.01 4.56 3.55
96 Ohio MAC 20 8 -3.95 7.47 3.53
97 Santa Clara WCC 22 10 0.76 2.70 3.45
98 Loyola (IL) MW City 20 9 13.62 -10.19 3.44
99 La Salle MAAC 20 11 10.04 -6.85 3.19
100 Northeastern ECACN 27 5 10.93 -7.87 3.06
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
101 Wisconsin Big Ten 8 20 5.21 -2.48 2.73
102 Toledo MAC 18 11 2.38 0.33 2.72
103 Arizona State Pac-10 13 15 -0.56 3.17 2.61
104 West Virginia A-10 20 12 2.50 0.01 2.51
105 Bowling Green State MAC 18 10 4.57 -2.19 2.38
106 George Washington A-10 17 12 3.60 -1.28 2.32
107 Connecticut Big East 13 15 3.38 -1.36 2.02
108 Utah WAC 11 19 5.42 -3.46 1.95
109 Colorado State WAC 16 14 -7.30 9.08 1.78
110 Stetson Ind 19 9 0.86 0.92 1.78
111 Morehead State OVC 25 6 3.25 -1.62 1.62
112 Jacksonville Sun Belt 12 16 -5.71 7.23 1.51
113 Boise State Big Sky 15 13 -3.99 5.39 1.40
114 Oklahoma State Big 8 13 15 2.16 -0.91 1.25
115 New Mexico State PCAA 13 15 8.05 -6.90 1.15
116 Alcorn State SWAC 21 10 5.19 -4.13 1.06
117 Southern Mississippi Metro 13 15 -2.78 3.80 1.02
118 Navy ECACS 24 8 5.26 -4.38 0.89
119 San Diego WCC 18 10 -0.44 1.27 0.83
120 University of California Pac-10 12 16 -8.97 9.73 0.76
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
121 Alabama State SWAC 22 6 14.44 -13.71 0.73
122 Hawaii WAC 12 16 3.45 -2.76 0.69
123 New Orleans Ind 14 14 -2.34 2.87 0.53
124 Illinois-Chicago Mid-Cont 22 7 10.16 -9.76 0.40
125 Fordham MAAC 19 15 -2.11 2.48 0.37
126 Bradley MVC 15 13 -7.93 8.26 0.33
127 Houston Baptist A-Sun 24 7 -9.97 10.30 0.33
128 William & Mary ECACS 14 14 -6.44 6.75 0.31
129 Texas-San Antonio Ind 20 8 4.52 -4.35 0.18
130 Southern California Pac-10 11 20 -1.79 1.95 0.15
131 Texas-Rio Grande Valley Ind 13 14 -4.75 4.89 0.14
132 George Mason ECACS 21 7 9.90 -9.78 0.12
133 Kent State MAC 15 14 -4.04 4.09 0.05
134 Princeton Ivy 18 10 -15.57 15.51 -0.06
135 Texas A&M SWC 16 14 -5.00 4.88 -0.11
136 Gonzaga WCC 17 11 -1.11 0.98 -0.13
137 Bucknell ECC 24 5 -3.80 3.58 -0.22
138 Louisiana-Monroe Southland 17 12 1.31 -1.89 -0.58
139 Evansville MW City 15 14 3.60 -4.33 -0.73
140 Saint Mary's (CA) WCC 12 16 -2.80 2.03 -0.78
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
141 St. Bonaventure A-10 18 13 0.27 -1.07 -0.80
142 Nevada Big Sky 17 14 2.54 -3.45 -0.91
143 Southern Illinois MVC 15 13 6.52 -7.44 -0.92
144 Butler MW City 13 15 1.19 -2.21 -1.02
145 Maine ECACN 17 10 0.78 -2.19 -1.41
146 Pepperdine WCC 15 13 2.23 -3.71 -1.49
147 James Madison ECACS 15 14 -9.15 7.53 -1.61
148 Texas Christian SWC 11 17 -5.78 3.86 -1.92
149 Indiana State MVC 14 14 8.53 -10.50 -1.97
150 Southern SWAC 16 12 0.78 -2.91 -2.14
151 San Jose State PCAA 10 18 -7.02 4.87 -2.15
152 Seton Hall Big East 9 19 -0.36 -1.89 -2.25
153 Charlotte Sun Belt 9 19 2.31 -4.62 -2.31
154 Holy Cross MAAC 12 18 3.28 -5.63 -2.36
155 Mississippi SEC 8 20 -4.53 2.16 -2.37
156 Washington State Pac-10 10 18 -2.31 -0.09 -2.40
157 North Carolina A&T MEAC 22 7 2.11 -4.58 -2.48
158 Rice SWC 13 17 -9.45 6.79 -2.66
159 Cleveland State Mid-Cont 14 16 4.73 -7.46 -2.73
160 Missouri State Mid-Cont 18 10 -8.17 5.37 -2.80
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
161 Montana State Big Sky 14 15 -5.03 2.14 -2.89
162 Rutgers A-10 15 13 -1.79 -1.15 -2.95
163 Boston University ECACN 16 13 0.08 -3.04 -2.96
164 UC-Santa Barbara PCAA 10 17 -2.48 -0.60 -3.08
165 Furman Southern 12 17 -1.38 -1.90 -3.28
166 McNeese State Southland 16 15 2.76 -6.12 -3.36
167 Eastern Michigan MAC 12 17 -9.08 5.70 -3.38
168 Eastern Illinois Mid-Cont 15 13 2.55 -6.26 -3.71
169 Arkansas State Southland 13 15 -10.49 6.56 -3.93
170 Northern Arizona Big Sky 13 15 -2.57 -1.40 -3.98
171 Air Force WAC 8 19 -10.38 6.38 -4.00
172 Detroit Mercy MW City 8 20 -1.90 -2.10 -4.00
173 Citadel Southern 14 14 3.36 -7.54 -4.18
174 Northern Illinois MAC 12 15 0.92 -5.11 -4.20
175 Canisius ECACN 19 11 -5.64 1.38 -4.26
176 New Hampshire ECACN 15 13 0.94 -5.22 -4.28
177 Tennessee Tech OVC 18 10 -0.09 -4.18 -4.28
178 Youngstown State OVC 18 11 -3.77 -0.51 -4.28
179 Western Illinois Mid-Cont 17 13 -3.38 -1.17 -4.55
180 Loyola Marymount WCC 12 15 1.46 -6.17 -4.71
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
181 Samford A-Sun 22 8 2.40 -7.26 -4.87
182 Centenary (LA) A-Sun 12 16 1.28 -6.21 -4.93
183 West Texas A&M MVC 8 19 11.20 -16.14 -4.94
184 Central Michigan MAC 11 16 -0.71 -4.28 -4.99
185 Rider ECC 20 11 -3.67 -1.33 -5.00
186 Long Beach State PCAA 9 19 -1.60 -3.44 -5.04
187 Saint Louis MW City 12 16 -8.73 3.66 -5.07
188 Fairleigh Dickinson ECACM 17 12 0.35 -5.60 -5.25
189 Northern Iowa Mid-Cont 18 10 -2.35 -2.90 -5.25
190 Cincinnati Metro 3 25 -9.70 4.36 -5.34
191 Murray State OVC 15 13 -3.21 -2.53 -5.74
192 Mississippi Valley State SWAC 15 13 2.72 -8.48 -5.76
193 Western Carolina Southern 15 13 5.01 -10.78 -5.77
194 Tennessee State Ind 12 15 -1.62 -4.22 -5.83
195 Portland WCC 11 17 -9.05 3.20 -5.85
196 Davidson Southern 9 19 -10.57 4.70 -5.86
197 Appalachian State Southern 13 16 -6.30 0.15 -6.15
198 Idaho State Big Sky 12 20 -2.68 -3.58 -6.26
199 Fairfield MAAC 10 18 1.51 -7.79 -6.29
200 Drake MVC 8 20 -3.01 -3.44 -6.45
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
201 Duquesne A-10 10 18 -6.57 0.10 -6.46
202 Massachusetts A-10 12 17 0.15 -6.65 -6.50
203 Oklahoma City MW City 8 19 -3.54 -3.04 -6.58
204 Long Island University ECACM 20 11 4.97 -11.63 -6.66
205 Rhode Island A-10 6 22 -2.44 -4.24 -6.69
206 Mercer A-Sun 14 14 1.50 -8.47 -6.97
207 Robert Morris ECACM 17 13 -3.66 -3.34 -6.99
208 Georgia Southern A-Sun 16 12 -3.20 -4.02 -7.22
209 Charleston Southern Ind 15 13 -4.93 -2.32 -7.25
210 Drexel ECC 17 12 -5.35 -1.91 -7.26
211 Green Bay Mid-Cont 9 19 -9.20 1.72 -7.48
212 Penn State A-10 5 22 -1.01 -6.56 -7.56
213 Loyola (MD) ECACM 16 12 0.33 -8.06 -7.72
214 Nicholls State A-Sun 19 7 -4.77 -3.00 -7.77
215 Niagara ECACN 10 18 1.10 -8.91 -7.81
216 Marist ECACM 14 15 -7.19 -0.73 -7.92
217 Middle Tennessee OVC 11 16 -7.71 -0.37 -8.08
218 Army MAAC 11 17 -12.12 3.92 -8.21
219 Arkansas-Little Rock A-Sun 14 15 -0.10 -8.14 -8.24
220 Pennsylvania Ivy 10 16 -6.31 -1.98 -8.28
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
221 Ball State MAC 8 19 -4.28 -4.24 -8.52
222 Harvard Ivy 15 11 1.00 -9.57 -8.57
223 Texas SWC 7 21 -4.31 -4.41 -8.73
224 Austin Peay OVC 11 16 -4.99 -3.76 -8.75
225 North Carolina-Wilmington Ind 11 17 -10.45 1.69 -8.76
226 Cornell Ivy 16 10 -12.71 3.84 -8.87
227 Manhattan MAAC 9 19 -6.15 -2.71 -8.87
228 East Tennessee State Southern 9 19 -6.82 -2.08 -8.90
229 Eastern Kentucky OVC 11 16 -8.46 -0.52 -8.97
230 Idaho Big Sky 9 19 -3.40 -5.63 -9.03
231 Lafayette ECC 12 17 -7.54 -1.60 -9.14
232 Grambling SWAC 17 12 -6.92 -2.43 -9.35
233 Pacific PCAA 3 27 -5.87 -3.62 -9.49
234 Saint Francis (PA) ECACM 12 15 5.93 -15.59 -9.66
235 North Texas Southland 9 19 -2.78 -6.94 -9.73
236 Hardin-Simmons A-Sun 9 22 -6.53 -3.40 -9.93
237 Akron OVC 8 19 3.28 -13.33 -10.06
238 Brown Ivy 11 15 -3.09 -6.99 -10.08
239 Dartmouth Ivy 11 15 -9.91 -0.16 -10.08
240 Yale Ivy 7 19 -4.32 -5.85 -10.16
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
241 Valparaiso Mid-Cont 9 19 -10.51 0.22 -10.28
242 Southeastern Louisiana Ind 11 17 -13.06 2.36 -10.70
243 Howard MEAC 14 13 -7.63 -3.40 -11.03
244 Texas-Arlington Southland 5 23 4.66 -16.21 -11.55
245 Western Michigan MAC 4 22 -4.85 -6.76 -11.61
246 Utica Ind 11 15 -8.79 -2.93 -11.72
247 Baylor SWC 5 23 -10.01 -1.78 -11.79
248 Siena ECACM 15 13 -8.04 -3.84 -11.88
249 Hofstra ECC 14 14 -6.25 -5.87 -12.12
250 American ECC 6 22 -9.90 -2.26 -12.16
251 Virginia Military Institute Southern 8 19 -10.76 -1.44 -12.20
252 Campbell Ind 10 18 -5.55 -6.70 -12.24
253 Columbia Ivy 8 18 -7.30 -5.18 -12.48
254 Texas Southern SWAC 12 17 -0.26 -12.38 -12.64
255 South Carolina State MEAC 13 16 -6.59 -6.56 -13.15
256 East Carolina ECACS 4 24 -13.46 0.24 -13.22
257 Delaware ECC 11 16 -4.48 -9.34 -13.81
258 Jackson State SWAC 10 18 -11.34 -2.76 -14.10
259 Eastern Washington Ind 4 22 -1.23 -12.92 -14.15
260 Brooklyn Ind 8 20 -9.36 -5.16 -14.53
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf W L Pts Opp OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
261 Vermont ECACN 7 21 -7.29 -7.51 -14.80
262 Delaware State MEAC 12 16 0.84 -16.17 -15.33
263 Monmouth Ind 6 21 -8.34 -7.56 -15.90
264 St. Francis (NY) ECACM 2 26 -5.24 -10.93 -16.16
265 Georgia State A-Sun 6 22 -6.19 -10.18 -16.37
266 Wagner ECACM 8 20 -5.78 -10.61 -16.39
267 Colgate ECACN 5 22 -18.24 1.38 -16.86
268 Towson ECC 10 19 -12.55 -4.73 -17.28
269 U.S. International Ind 2 26 -2.44 -16.30 -18.74
270 Northwestern State A-Sun 6 22 -7.18 -11.60 -18.78
271 Florida A&M MEAC 7 19 -6.18 -13.07 -19.25
272 Lehigh ECC 4 23 -13.10 -6.41 -19.51
273 Maryland-Eastern Shore MEAC 7 21 -8.18 -12.31 -20.49
274 Bethune-Cookman MEAC 6 22 -12.48 -9.75 -22.23
275 Prairie View SWAC 2 26 -15.89 -10.84 -26.73