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1984-85 School Ratings

Season Index: < 1983-84 Season1985-86 Season >

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

Consensus Player of the Year: Patrick Ewing

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