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1984-85 Season Summary

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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

Conference Summary

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games ▪ Sorted by SRS
Rk Conference Schls W L W-L% SRS SOS AP NCAA FF Regular Season Champ Tournament Champ
1 Atlantic Coast Conference 8 173 90 .658 13.13 7.36 4 5 0 Georgia Tech
North Carolina
North Carolina State
Georgia Tech
2 Big Ten Conference 10 184 118 .609 11.86 8.66 2 6 0 Michigan
3 Southeastern Conference 10 179 130 .579 9.86 7.82 2 5 0 Louisiana State Auburn
4 Big East Conference 9 184 102 .643 9.39 5.98 3 6 3 St. John's (NY) Georgetown
5 Big Eight Conference 8 149 102 .594 7.27 5.28 2 3 0 Oklahoma Oklahoma
6 Metropolitan Collegiate Athletic Conference 8 138 108 .561 7.24 5.59 1 2 1 Memphis Memphis
7 Pacific-10 Conference 10 169 130 .565 5.94 4.89 0 4 0 Southern California
Washington
8 Sun Belt Conference 8 137 103 .571 5.93 3.42 1 3 0 Virginia Commonwealth Virginia Commonwealth
9 Southwest Conference 9 156 114 .578 5.64 4.25 1 3 0 Texas Tech Texas Tech
10 Missouri Valley Conference 9 151 115 .568 4.52 3.95 1 3 0 Tulsa Wichita State
11 Midwestern City Conference 8 125 107 .539 1.87 2.52 1 1 0 Loyola (IL) Loyola (IL)
12 Western Athletic Conference 9 145 125 .537 1.47 0.68 0 2 0 Texas-El Paso San Diego State
13 Mid-American Conference 10 147 138 .516 0.36 0.87 0 2 0 Ohio Ohio
14 Big Sky Conference 8 130 109 .544 -0.46 -1.04 0 1 0 Nevada Nevada
15 West Coast Conference 7 114 84 .576 -0.52 -0.69 0 1 0 Pepperdine
16 Atlantic 10 Conference 10 149 142 .512 -0.76 -0.17 0 1 0 West Virginia Temple
17 Pacific Coast Athletic Association 10 146 145 .502 -1.81 -0.33 1 1 0 Nevada-Las Vegas Nevada-Las Vegas
18 Southland Conference 7 115 90 .561 -1.82 -1.83 1 1 0 Louisiana Tech Louisiana Tech
19 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference South 8 123 110 .528 -2.32 -2.06 0 1 0 Navy
Richmond
Navy
20 Southern Conference 9 133 132 .502 -3.96 -2.41 0 1 0 Chattanooga Marshall
21 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference 8 119 113 .513 -4.13 -3.48 0 1 0 Iona Iona
22 Ohio Valley Conference 8 117 109 .518 -4.18 -2.45 0 1 0 Tennessee Tech Middle Tennessee
23 Mid-Continent Conference 8 110 119 .480 -6.41 -4.08 0 0 0 Cleveland State Eastern Illinois
24 Independent 22 291 332 .467 -6.54 -3.53 0 3 0 Notre Dame
25 Atlantic Sun Conference 8 122 111 .524 -7.20 -6.33 0 1 0 Georgia Southern Mercer
26 Southwest Athletic Conference 8 108 120 .474 -7.53 -5.96 0 1 0 Alcorn State Southern
27 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference North 10 134 153 .467 -7.84 -5.48 0 1 0 Canisius
Northeastern
Northeastern
28 Ivy Group 8 94 114 .452 -8.69 -6.12 0 1 0 Pennsylvania
29 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Metro 8 105 125 .457 -9.59 -6.96 0 1 0 Marist Fairleigh Dickinson
30 Gulf Star Conference 4 44 64 .407 -9.87 -5.51 0 0 0 Southeastern Louisiana
31 East Coast Conference 8 103 127 .448 -10.57 -7.05 0 1 0 Bucknell Lehigh
32 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 7 71 123 .366 -17.85 -9.98 0 1 0 North Carolina A&T North Carolina A&T

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 11/27 12/4 12/11 12/18 12/25 1/1 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
Georgetown Big East 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 1
Michigan Big Ten       20 18 13 16     18 10 8 3 3 3 3 2
St. John's (NY) Big East 7 3 3 4 8 5 4 3 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 3
Oklahoma Big 8 5 10 17 15 11 17 13 8 13 9 7 7 4 5 6 4 4
Memphis Metro 8 5 5 5 3 3 3 6 5 4 3 3 5 4 4 5 5
Georgia Tech ACC 20 18 15 12 13 10 8 9 17 16 8 10 6 8 10 9 6
North Carolina ACC   19 16 13 10 7 9 5 6 8 11 15 13 13 8 6 7
Louisiana Tech Southland         20 19 18 14 12 12 15 14 12 10 7 8 8
Nevada-Las Vegas PCAA 11 20 20             20 16 11 14 11 9 11 9
Duke ACC 6 4 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 5 6 5 7 6 5 7 10
Virginia Commonwealth Sun Belt             20 18 16 19       17 17 12 11
Illinois Big Ten 2 7 7 6 4 8 6 15 11 6 5 9 17 16 18 14 12
Kansas Big 8 19 20 19 18 15 12 11 10 9 15 19 13 10 15 11 10 13
Loyola (IL) MW City                             20 16 14
Syracuse Big East 12 14 12 10 9 6 5 7 7 11 9 6 8 7 12 13 15
North Carolina State ACC 13 11 10 9 14 14 17               16 18 16
Texas Tech SWC                                 17
Tulsa MVC                 20 17 12 17 15 12 15 15 18
Georgia SEC                           18 14 17 19
Louisiana State SEC 14 16 13 19 19 18 14                 19 20
School Conf Pre 11/27 12/4 12/11 12/18 12/25 1/1 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
Alabama-Birmingham Sun Belt   13 18 17             20   19        
Arizona Pac-10                             19    
Arkansas SWC 16 17                              
Boston College Big East               12 15         20      
DePaul Ind 3 2 2 2 5 9 10 13 10 7 13 18          
Indiana Big Ten 4 12 11 16 16 15 12 11 8 13              
Iowa Big Ten               19       12 11 14      
Kentucky SEC 18                                
Louisville Metro 17 6 6 14 12 20                      
Maryland ACC             19       17 20 20        
Michigan State Big Ten               17 19                
Oregon State Pac-10               20 14 10 14 16 18 19      
Southern Methodist SWC 10 9 8 7 6 4 7 4 3 2 4 4 9 9 13 20  
Villanova Big East               16 18 14 18 19 16        
Virginia Tech Metro 15 15 14 11 17 16                      
Washington Pac-10 9 8 9 8 7 11 15