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1984-85 School Ratings

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National Champion: Villanova
Final Four: Georgetown, Memphis, St. John's (NY) and Villanova

Consensus Player of the Year: Patrick Ewing

AP Preseason #1: Georgetown ▪ AP Final #1: Georgetown

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.

282 Schools

SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
1 Georgetown Big East 6.67 14.21 20.89
2 Illinois Big Ten 1.87 16.97 18.83
3 Michigan Big Ten 13.23 5.38 18.60
4 Duke ACC 15.41 2.97 18.38
5 St. John's (NY) Big East 10.55 7.54 18.09
6 Oklahoma Big 8 21.98 -4.08 17.90
7 Iowa Big Ten 4.25 12.43 16.68
8 Georgia Tech ACC 4.51 11.93 16.44
9 Georgia SEC 11.62 4.03 15.65
10 North Carolina ACC 8.10 7.22 15.32
11 Indiana Big Ten 8.24 7.00 15.24
12 North Carolina State ACC 6.74 8.28 15.02
13 Memphis Metro 6.45 8.47 14.92
14 Alabama SEC 2.23 12.23 14.46
15 Virginia Commonwealth Sun Belt 5.62 8.62 14.23
16 Maryland ACC 5.09 8.82 13.91
17 Virginia Tech Metro 12.54 1.29 13.83
18 Michigan State Big Ten 7.39 6.31 13.70
19 Purdue Big Ten 4.93 8.69 13.62
20 Ohio State Big Ten 14.08 -1.51 12.58
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
21 Syracuse Big East 7.78 4.39 12.17
22 DePaul Ind 4.83 7.20 12.04
23 Villanova Big East 3.08 8.95 12.03
24 Louisiana State SEC 7.61 4.39 12.00
25 Washington Pac-10 0.30 11.67 11.98
26 Kansas Big 8 7.78 4.05 11.84
27 Florida SEC 7.36 4.30 11.66
28 Southern Methodist SWC 7.16 4.41 11.57
29 Kentucky SEC 1.36 10.17 11.53
30 Tulsa MVC 11.19 0.05 11.24
31 Auburn SEC 4.93 6.23 11.17
32 Louisiana Tech Southland 5.90 5.27 11.17
33 Arizona Pac-10 0.53 10.53 11.05
34 Boston College Big East 7.14 3.85 10.99
35 Notre Dame Ind 3.31 7.64 10.96
36 UCLA Pac-10 4.20 6.48 10.68
37 Loyola (IL) MW City 16.68 -6.40 10.28
38 Texas Tech SWC 0.88 9.19 10.07
39 Wake Forest ACC 7.40 2.51 9.91
40 Arkansas SWC -0.63 10.42 9.79
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
41 Nevada-Las Vegas PCAA 12.68 -2.97 9.71
42 Tennessee SEC 9.67 -0.02 9.64
43 Alabama-Birmingham Sun Belt -1.25 10.51 9.26
44 Dayton Ind 2.46 6.78 9.24
45 Wichita State MVC 7.73 1.39 9.13
46 Iowa State Big 8 3.37 5.50 8.87
47 Mississippi State SEC 0.24 8.50 8.74
48 Southern California Pac-10 3.24 5.44 8.69
49 Florida State Metro 9.74 -1.10 8.65
50 Illinois State MVC 1.57 7.07 8.65
51 Oregon State Pac-10 -2.21 10.67 8.47
52 Texas-El Paso WAC 3.84 4.36 8.20
53 Clemson ACC 8.01 0.05 8.06
54 Virginia ACC -4.38 12.41 8.03
55 Louisville Metro 3.05 4.65 7.70
56 Temple A-10 -3.48 11.15 7.66
57 Marquette Ind -1.24 8.83 7.60
58 Old Dominion Sun Belt 8.32 -0.90 7.43
59 Pittsburgh Big East 2.95 4.25 7.20
60 Texas A&M SWC 1.58 5.61 7.19
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
61 San Diego State WAC 10.90 -3.75 7.15
62 Navy ECACS 7.00 -0.03 6.97
63 Lamar Southland 4.55 2.10 6.66
64 Miami (OH) MAC 3.96 2.68 6.64
65 South Florida Sun Belt -0.56 7.09 6.53
66 Missouri Big 8 2.98 3.43 6.41
67 Nebraska Big 8 2.02 4.25 6.27
68 Weber State Big Sky 5.45 0.70 6.15
69 Western Kentucky Sun Belt 2.04 4.10 6.15
70 Santa Clara WCC 5.29 0.81 6.10
71 South Alabama Sun Belt 6.66 -0.64 6.02
72 Louisiana-Lafayette Ind 5.08 0.67 5.76
73 Minnesota Big Ten 2.90 2.67 5.57
74 Bradley MVC 1.25 4.11 5.37
75 Tulane Metro -6.36 11.61 5.25
76 Oral Roberts MW City 6.45 -1.21 5.24
77 Houston SWC 11.44 -6.21 5.23
78 Jacksonville Sun Belt 1.05 3.94 4.99
79 West Virginia A-10 0.76 4.14 4.90
80 Ohio MAC -4.27 9.14 4.87
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
81 Texas Christian SWC -1.31 6.03 4.72
82 Kansas State Big 8 -0.63 5.24 4.61
83 Richmond ECACS -1.26 5.64 4.38
84 Fresno State PCAA -10.37 14.59 4.22
85 Cincinnati Metro -1.33 5.52 4.20
86 Saint Joseph's A-10 -3.39 7.58 4.19
87 Xavier MW City 3.09 1.09 4.19
88 Detroit Mercy MW City 5.58 -1.44 4.15
89 Oregon Pac-10 -2.39 6.49 4.09
90 Oklahoma State Big 8 6.20 -2.29 3.91
91 Texas SWC -3.48 7.38 3.90
92 Nevada Big Sky 8.14 -4.38 3.76
93 Southern Illinois MVC 4.53 -0.76 3.76
94 Vanderbilt SEC 4.67 -0.91 3.76
95 Connecticut Big East 3.20 0.39 3.59
96 Wisconsin Big Ten 3.44 0.06 3.51
97 Pepperdine WCC 6.15 -2.66 3.49
98 New Mexico WAC 0.76 2.61 3.37
99 Creighton MVC 4.57 -1.29 3.28
100 Iona MAAC 2.53 0.66 3.19
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
101 Murray State OVC -3.54 6.00 2.46
102 Toledo MAC -1.08 3.54 2.46
103 George Washington A-10 0.99 1.42 2.41
104 Northeastern ECACN 6.10 -3.72 2.37
105 Montana Big Sky -2.83 5.18 2.34
106 South Carolina Metro 5.54 -3.39 2.16
107 Indiana State MVC 8.42 -6.30 2.12
108 California Pac-10 -4.94 7.02 2.08
109 Alcorn State SWAC 8.83 -6.84 1.99
110 Kent State MAC 2.29 -0.33 1.97
111 Marshall Southern 4.42 -2.48 1.94
112 San Jose State PCAA -0.79 2.73 1.94
113 Canisius ECACN 0.92 1.00 1.91
114 Eastern Michigan MAC 5.28 -3.45 1.83
115 Arizona State Pac-10 3.66 -1.86 1.80
116 Chattanooga Southern -0.35 2.07 1.72
117 Cleveland State Mid-Cont 9.40 -7.69 1.71
118 Brigham Young WAC 5.65 -3.95 1.70
119 Tennessee Tech OVC 0.50 0.97 1.47
120 George Mason ECACS 8.49 -7.05 1.44
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
121 McNeese State Southland 3.76 -2.42 1.34
122 Washington State Pac-10 -0.76 2.08 1.31
123 Ball State MAC 7.00 -5.71 1.29
124 Saint Mary's (CA) WCC -3.12 4.34 1.21
125 Southern Mississippi Metro 1.53 -0.32 1.21
126 Rutgers A-10 5.04 -4.05 0.98
127 Butler MW City -2.90 3.66 0.76
128 Colorado State WAC -2.07 2.80 0.73
129 Fordham MAAC -3.61 4.22 0.62
130 Southern SWAC 10.18 -9.66 0.51
131 Utah WAC 2.23 -1.75 0.48
132 Mercer A-Sun 5.72 -5.42 0.30
133 Northwestern Big Ten -9.07 9.31 0.24
134 Cal State Fullerton PCAA -1.83 2.00 0.18
135 Utah State PCAA 13.69 -13.54 0.15
136 Mississippi SEC -6.61 6.64 0.04
137 Saint Louis MW City -7.12 7.03 -0.08
138 Seton Hall Big East 5.60 -5.76 -0.16
139 Boise State Big Sky -3.34 3.13 -0.22
140 Providence Big East -0.43 0.14 -0.29
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
141 Youngstown State OVC -0.65 0.16 -0.49
142 Drake MVC -2.77 2.18 -0.59
143 St. Bonaventure A-10 -3.10 2.49 -0.60
144 Georgia Southern A-Sun -5.93 5.26 -0.67
145 Stanford Pac-10 0.12 -0.85 -0.74
146 Wyoming WAC -5.64 4.86 -0.78
147 Baylor SWC 12.27 -13.07 -0.80
148 Rice SWC -3.73 2.80 -0.93
149 Louisiana-Monroe Southland -0.71 -0.32 -1.04
150 William & Mary ECACS -3.66 2.52 -1.14
151 Hawaii WAC 1.16 -2.68 -1.51
152 Siena ECACN 0.06 -1.65 -1.59
153 Colorado Big 8 3.44 -5.12 -1.68
154 Houston Baptist A-Sun -4.92 3.15 -1.77
155 James Madison ECACS -7.14 5.31 -1.83
156 Eastern Illinois Mid-Cont 1.48 -3.36 -1.89
157 Evansville MW City 1.88 -3.82 -1.94
158 Missouri State Mid-Cont -2.44 0.46 -1.98
159 Southeastern Louisiana GSC 0.32 -2.32 -2.00
160 San Diego WCC -8.61 6.57 -2.04
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
161 Western Michigan MAC 5.89 -7.95 -2.06
162 Northern Arizona Big Sky -2.15 0.03 -2.12
163 Gonzaga WCC -11.16 9.00 -2.16
164 Texas-San Antonio Ind 2.88 -5.06 -2.18
165 Mississippi Valley State SWAC 3.65 -5.91 -2.26
166 West Texas A&M MVC 0.42 -2.73 -2.31
167 Middle Tennessee OVC -1.72 -0.60 -2.32
168 Boston University ECACN -1.68 -1.10 -2.77
169 Chicago State Ind 1.33 -4.19 -2.87
170 Montana State Big Sky -0.28 -2.60 -2.87
171 Eastern Kentucky OVC -4.98 2.04 -2.94
172 Citadel Southern 5.15 -8.11 -2.96
173 California-Santa Barbara PCAA -2.45 -0.70 -3.15
174 Davidson Southern -2.87 -0.46 -3.33
175 California-Irvine PCAA 7.05 -10.42 -3.37
176 La Salle MAAC 4.08 -7.65 -3.57
177 Arkansas-Little Rock A-Sun -1.14 -2.44 -3.58
178 New Orleans Ind -3.37 -0.21 -3.58
179 Bowling Green State MAC -2.76 -0.83 -3.60
180 Pennsylvania Ivy -0.87 -2.81 -3.68
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
181 Nicholls State GSC -1.23 -2.48 -3.71
182 Massachusetts A-10 -4.06 0.29 -3.76
183 Cornell Ivy -8.16 4.35 -3.81
184 Samford A-Sun 1.59 -5.42 -3.83
185 Army MAAC -5.81 1.76 -4.04
186 Idaho State Big Sky 3.23 -7.29 -4.05
187 Portland WCC -6.74 2.66 -4.08
188 Northern Illinois MAC -2.04 -2.10 -4.14
189 Saint Peter's MAAC -8.52 4.17 -4.35
190 Texas Southern SWAC -2.72 -1.71 -4.42
191 Virginia Military Institute Southern -11.28 6.77 -4.51
192 Arkansas State Southland -7.37 2.80 -4.57
193 Marist ECACM -11.09 6.52 -4.57
194 Niagara ECACN -0.58 -4.03 -4.61
195 Fairleigh Dickinson ECACM -6.14 1.45 -4.69
196 Western Carolina Southern 1.65 -6.35 -4.70
197 Appalachian State Southern -4.34 -0.64 -4.97
198 Texas-Pan American Ind -3.46 -1.75 -5.21
199 Central Michigan MAC -0.86 -4.82 -5.68
200 Utica Ind -8.15 2.42 -5.74
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
201 Air Force WAC -6.64 0.54 -6.11
202 New Mexico State PCAA 0.19 -6.32 -6.12
203 Loyola Marymount WCC -1.86 -4.32 -6.17
204 North Carolina A&T MEAC -3.28 -3.00 -6.28
205 Loyola (MD) ECACM -2.47 -4.05 -6.51
206 Western Illinois Mid-Cont -2.67 -3.87 -6.54
207 Bucknell ECC -2.55 -4.08 -6.63
208 Columbia Ivy -10.45 3.78 -6.67
209 Idaho Big Sky 1.82 -8.52 -6.70
210 Stetson Ind -4.63 -2.48 -7.10
211 Charlotte Sun Belt 0.90 -8.10 -7.20
212 Akron OVC -10.38 3.04 -7.34
213 Duquesne A-10 -4.44 -2.90 -7.34
214 Penn State A-10 -3.79 -3.73 -7.52
215 Harvard Ivy -6.05 -1.48 -7.53
216 Illinois-Chicago Mid-Cont -0.98 -6.59 -7.57
217 Lafayette ECC -9.07 1.47 -7.61
218 Oklahoma City MW City -4.27 -3.39 -7.66
219 Long Island University ECACM 0.86 -8.57 -7.72
220 Howard MEAC -9.32 1.43 -7.90
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
221 Furman Southern -8.12 0.04 -8.08
222 Fairfield MAAC 4.13 -12.22 -8.09
223 North Carolina-Wilmington ECACS -6.60 -1.59 -8.19
224 Holy Cross MAAC -0.51 -7.77 -8.28
225 Manhattan MAAC -7.40 -1.09 -8.49
226 Rhode Island A-10 -5.91 -2.66 -8.57
227 Hofstra ECC -0.14 -8.94 -9.09
228 Eastern Washington Ind -4.65 -4.58 -9.23
229 Northern Iowa Mid-Cont -7.86 -1.53 -9.39
230 Brown Ivy -3.77 -5.78 -9.55
231 Princeton Ivy -18.84 9.25 -9.60
232 American ECACS -0.29 -9.33 -9.62
233 Pacific PCAA -7.36 -2.35 -9.71
234 Hardin-Simmons A-Sun -7.41 -2.41 -9.82
235 Alabama State SWAC -2.73 -7.28 -10.01
236 Radford Ind -8.14 -2.19 -10.33
237 East Carolina ECACS -6.27 -4.34 -10.61
238 East Tennessee State Southern -3.53 -7.18 -10.71
239 Drexel ECC -4.85 -6.06 -10.91
240 Green Bay Mid-Cont -10.78 -0.22 -11.00
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
241 Saint Francis (PA) ECACM 5.50 -16.62 -11.12
242 Austin Peay OVC -4.38 -6.81 -11.19
243 Rider ECC -4.46 -6.95 -11.41
244 Yale Ivy -2.57 -8.84 -11.41
245 Jackson State SWAC -6.38 -5.13 -11.51
246 Texas-Arlington Southland 0.84 -12.50 -11.66
247 Robert Morris ECACM -5.94 -5.77 -11.71
248 Delaware ECC -3.54 -8.30 -11.83
249 Charleston Southern Ind -7.00 -4.89 -11.89
250 Monmouth Ind -4.04 -7.89 -11.93
251 Long Beach State PCAA -6.84 -5.11 -11.94
252 Brooklyn Ind -5.23 -6.78 -12.01
253 Lehigh ECC -7.37 -4.65 -12.02
254 Tennessee State Ind -7.11 -5.24 -12.35
255 Maine ECACN -2.53 -10.01 -12.54
256 Hartford ECACN -5.74 -6.88 -12.62
257 Central Florida Ind -10.99 -2.11 -13.10
258 Morehead State OVC -7.29 -5.82 -13.11
259 South Carolina State MEAC -7.01 -6.12 -13.13
260 Wagner ECACM -0.71 -12.69 -13.40
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
261 New Hampshire ECACN -12.87 -0.65 -13.52
262 Florida A&M Ind -0.10 -13.68 -13.78
263 Valparaiso Mid-Cont -7.88 -6.73 -14.61
264 North Texas Southland -6.86 -7.76 -14.63
265 Towson ECC -8.32 -6.77 -15.08
266 Prairie View SWAC -5.99 -9.73 -15.71
267 Centenary (LA) A-Sun -9.11 -6.74 -15.86
268 Delaware State MEAC -7.30 -8.86 -16.16
269 Texas State GSC -9.86 -6.63 -16.50
270 Vermont ECACN -12.57 -4.01 -16.58
271 St. Francis (NY) ECACM -16.43 -0.59 -17.02
272 Northwestern State GSC -5.30 -11.96 -17.26
273 Dartmouth Ivy -7.21 -10.07 -17.28
274 Campbell Ind -11.17 -6.20 -17.37
275 Colgate ECACN -25.17 6.74 -18.44
276 Grambling SWAC -14.51 -4.32 -18.83
277 Augusta State Ind -9.34 -9.71 -19.06
278 Georgia State A-Sun -5.42 -16.93 -22.35
279 Bethune-Cookman MEAC -8.45 -15.37 -23.82
280 Maryland-Eastern Shore MEAC -14.69 -12.98 -27.67
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
281 Morgan State MEAC -3.51 -26.50 -30.01
282 Alliant International Ind -17.32 -14.40 -31.72