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1986-87 Season Summary

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National Champion: Indiana
Final Four: Indiana, Nevada-Las Vegas, Providence and Syracuse

Consensus Player of the Year: David Robinson

AP Preseason #1: North Carolina ▪ AP Final #1: Nevada-Las Vegas

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 8 161 88 .647 13.11 7.02 3 6 0 North Carolina North Carolina State
2 Southeastern Conference 10 183 133 .579 12.05 9.32 1 6 0 Alabama Alabama
3 Big Ten Conference 10 189 121 .610 11.38 8.55 4 6 1 Indiana
Purdue
4 Big East Conference 9 181 105 .633 10.45 6.53 3 5 2 Georgetown
Pittsburgh
Syracuse
Georgetown
5 Big Eight Conference 8 144 108 .571 7.94 6.89 2 4 0 Missouri Missouri
6 Pacific-10 Conference 10 163 141 .536 6.48 5.53 1 2 0 UCLA UCLA
7 Southwest Conference 9 149 123 .548 6.22 4.80 1 3 0 Texas Christian Texas A&M
8 Metropolitan Collegiate Athletic Conference 7 123 92 .572 5.83 4.26 0 0 0 Louisville Memphis
9 Pacific Coast Athletic Association 10 161 142 .531 5.05 4.92 1 1 1 Nevada-Las Vegas Nevada-Las Vegas
10 Sun Belt Conference 8 132 115 .534 3.49 2.59 0 2 0 Western Kentucky Alabama-Birmingham
11 Missouri Valley Conference 8 127 114 .527 3.45 3.33 0 2 0 Tulsa Wichita State
12 Western Athletic Conference 9 149 128 .538 2.71 2.54 0 3 0 Texas-El Paso Wyoming
13 Atlantic 10 Conference 10 152 142 .517 1.31 1.74 1 2 0 Temple Temple
14 West Coast Conference 8 131 103 .560 0.84 0.71 0 2 0 San Diego Santa Clara
15 Big Sky Conference 8 125 111 .530 -0.59 -0.36 0 1 0 Montana State Idaho State
16 Southland Conference 7 105 100 .512 -0.73 -0.12 0 1 0 Louisiana Tech Louisiana Tech
17 Midwestern Collegiate Conference 7 106 102 .510 -0.88 -0.07 0 1 0 Evansville
Loyola (IL)
Xavier
18 Colonial Athletic Association 8 124 107 .537 -1.21 -1.04 0 1 0 Navy Navy
19 Mid-American Conference 9 130 126 .508 -2.47 -1.36 0 1 0 Central Michigan Central Michigan
20 Ohio Valley Conference 9 142 117 .548 -3.02 -2.22 0 2 0 Middle Tennessee Austin Peay
21 Mid-Continent Conference 8 131 109 .546 -3.12 -2.34 0 1 0 Missouri State Missouri State
22 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference 8 115 122 .485 -4.37 -2.98 0 1 0 Saint Peter's Fairfield
23 Independent 17 237 250 .487 -4.85 -2.67 3 3 0 DePaul
24 Ivy Group 8 103 106 .493 -5.80 -4.01 0 1 0 Pennsylvania
25 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference North 10 136 155 .467 -6.24 -4.29 0 1 0 Northeastern Northeastern
26 Southern Conference 9 131 129 .504 -7.18 -4.30 0 1 0 Marshall Marshall
27 Atlantic Sun Conference 10 145 148 .495 -7.40 -5.30 0 1 0 Arkansas-Little Rock Georgia Southern
28 East Coast Conference 8 114 117 .494 -9.39 -6.79 0 1 0 Bucknell Bucknell
29 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Metro 9 126 126 .500 -10.00 -8.29 0 1 0 Marist Marist
30 Gulf Star Conference 6 85 87 .494 -10.48 -7.86 0 0 0 Stephen F. Austin
31 Big South Conference 8 102 124 .451 -11.29 -7.37 0 0 0 Charleston Southern Charleston Southern
32 Southwest Athletic Conference 8 99 125 .442 -12.55 -8.62 0 1 0 Grambling Southern
33 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 9 106 147 .419 -16.36 -12.17 0 1 0 Howard North Carolina A&T

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
Nevada-Las Vegas PCAA 5 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 1
North Carolina ACC 1 1 5 4 4 4 3 3 2 1 3 3 3 2 2 2
Indiana Big Ten 3 3 2 8 8 6 4 4 3 4 2 2 2 3 4 3
Georgetown Big East 18 16 13 10 10 8 16 9 15 11 10 13 11 8 7 4
DePaul Ind       19 17 15 7 7 6 8 5 5 4 4 5 5
Iowa Big Ten 10 5 4 3 3 3 2 2 1 2 4 4 7 7 6 6
Purdue Big Ten 4 4 3 2 2 2 6 6 5 4 7 7 6 6 3 7
Temple A-10       20 16 14 8 11 8 7 6 6 5 5 8 8
Alabama SEC 13 8 18         15 13 9 9 14 12 10 9 9
Syracuse Big East 15 17 12 9 7 7 5 5 7 6 11 9 9 11 10 10
Illinois Big Ten 14 9 6 5 9 16 12 8 9 12 14 11 14 14 12 11
Pittsburgh Big East 16 12 17 14 14 17 14 18 16 17 13 10 8 9 11 12
Clemson ACC             20 12 10 14 12 12 10 13 13 13
Missouri Big 8                             19 14
UCLA Pac-10     11 17                     18 15
New Orleans Ind                           19 16 16
Duke ACC           20 17 14 12 13 16 15 17 17 14 17
Notre Dame Ind                             20 18
Texas Christian SWC                 19 16 15 18 16 15 15 19
Kansas Big 8 8 6 14 13 13 12 19 20   20 18 17 15 16   20
School Conf Pre 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
Arizona Pac-10 19 20                            
Arkansas SWC     20                          
Auburn SEC 12 7 7 6 5 5 13 10 17 18 20          
Cleveland State Mid-Cont 20                              
Florida SEC         20         19   19 18 18    
Georgia Tech ACC 6 15 16 16 19 18                    
Kentucky SEC 11 13 19 18 18 11 9                  
Louisville Metro 2                              
Navy CAA 9 10 10 11 12 9 15 19 18              
North Carolina State ACC 17 18 15 12 11 19 18 17 20              
Northeastern ECACN   19                            
Oklahoma Big 8 7 11 9 7 6 13 11 16 11 10 8 8 13 12 17  
Providence Big East                     17 20 19 20    
St. John's (NY) Big East       15 15 10 10 13 14 15 19 16 20      
Western Kentucky Sun Belt   14 8