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1995-96 Season Summary

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National Champion: Kentucky
Final Four: Kentucky, UMass, Mississippi State and Syracuse

Consensus Player of the Year: Marcus Camby

AP Preseason #1: KentuckyAP Final #1: Massachusetts

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Rk Conference Schls W L W-L% SRS SOS AP NCAA FF Regular Season Champ Tournament Champ
1 Atlantic Coast Conference 9 164 111 .596 14.98 10.20 3 6 0 Georgia Tech Wake Forest
2 Big East Conference 13 231 163 .586 13.33 9.75 4 5 1 Connecticut (Big East 6)
Georgetown (Big East 7)
Connecticut
3 Southeastern Conference 12 226 148 .604 11.34 7.45 2 4 2 Kentucky (East)
Mississippi State (West)
Mississippi State
4 Big Ten Conference 11 197 139 .586 11.13 7.82 3 5 0 Purdue
5 Big Eight Conference 8 152 96 .613 10.46 6.54 2 4 0 Kansas Iowa State
6 Conference USA 11 198 135 .595 9.75 6.01 4 4 0 Cincinnati (Blue)
Tulane (Red)
Memphis (White)
Cincinnati
7 Pacific-10 Conference 10 161 130 .553 8.61 6.98 2 4 0 UCLA
8 Western Athletic Conference 10 167 133 .557 6.24 4.86 2 2 0 Utah New Mexico
9 Atlantic 10 Conference 12 195 168 .537 5.04 4.15 2 4 1 Massachusetts (East)
George Washington (West)
Virginia Tech (West)
Massachusetts
10 Southwest Conference 8 125 105 .543 3.24 2.70 1 2 0 Texas Tech Texas Tech
11 Missouri Valley Conference 11 164 152 .519 2.56 1.83 0 2 0 Bradley Tulsa
12 Mid-American Conference 10 148 135 .523 2.37 2.19 0 1 0 Eastern Michigan Eastern Michigan
13 West Coast Conference 8 129 99 .566 0.80 0.22 0 2 0 Gonzaga
Santa Clara
Portland
14 Sun Belt Conference 10 141 139 .504 -0.49 -0.21 0 1 0 Arkansas-Little Rock
New Orleans
New Orleans
15 Big West Conference 10 132 146 .475 -0.94 -0.02 0 1 0 Long Beach State San Jose State
16 Colonial Athletic Association 9 123 136 .475 -1.88 -0.97 0 1 0 Virginia Commonwealth Virginia Commonwealth
17 Midwestern Collegiate Conference 9 128 122 .512 -2.18 -1.56 0 2 0 Green Bay Northern Illinois
18 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference 8 122 105 .537 -2.20 -2.68 0 1 0 Fairfield
Iona
Canisius
19 Big Sky Conference 8 108 114 .486 -3.88 -2.30 0 1 0 Montana State Montana State
20 North Atlantic Conference 10 128 152 .457 -6.03 -4.18 0 1 0 Drexel Drexel
21 Ohio Valley Conference 9 122 128 .488 -6.88 -4.16 0 1 0 Murray State Austin Peay
22 Southern Conference 10 130 147 .469 -7.44 -4.26 0 1 0 Davidson (North)
Western Carolina (South)
Western Carolina
23 Ivy Group 8 105 107 .495 -7.92 -6.32 0 1 0 Princeton
24 Southland Conference 10 120 152 .441 -8.23 -5.63 0 1 0 Louisiana-Monroe Louisiana-Monroe
25 Atlantic Sun Conference 12 162 170 .488 -8.65 -6.71 0 1 0 College of Charleston (East)
Samford (West)
Southeastern Louisiana (West)
Central Florida
26 Northeast Conference 10 135 147 .479 -9.05 -7.01 0 1 0 Mount St. Mary's Monmouth
27 American West Conference 4 45 66 .405 -10.30 -3.99 0 0 0 Cal Poly Southern Utah
28 Big South Conference 8 101 120 .457 -10.73 -6.95 0 1 0 North Carolina-Greensboro North Carolina-Greensboro
29 Independent 2 22 31 .415 -11.25 -3.64 0 0 0
30 Patriot League 7 81 114 .415 -11.80 -7.63 0 1 0 Colgate
Navy
Colgate
31 Mid-Continent Conference 10 128 151 .459 -13.71 -9.96 0 1 0 Valparaiso Valparaiso
32 Southwest Athletic Conference 8 101 118 .461 -15.56 -9.72 0 1 0 Jackson State
Mississippi Valley State
Mississippi Valley State
33 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 10 116 159 .422 -16.86 -10.85 0 1 0 Coppin State
South Carolina State
South Carolina State

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 11/20 11/27 12/4 12/11 12/18 12/26 1/2 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
Massachusetts A-10 7 7 5 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1
Kentucky SEC 1 1 1 5 5 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 2
Connecticut Big East 6 6 9 9 8 8 7 7 6 5 4 4 4 3 3 4 3 3
Georgetown Big East 5 5 6 6 7 6 6 6 5 8 6 9 8 14 11 8 6 4
Kansas Big 8 2 2 2 1 1 1 4 4 3 4 3 3 3 5 5 3 5 4
Purdue Big Ten 24 24 - - - - - - 22 17 19 17 14 11 7 5 4 4
Cincinnati CUSA 21 21 21 17 12 9 5 5 4 3 5 5 5 6 6 7 8 7
Texas Tech SWC - - - - - - - - - 25 22 15 13 12 9 9 7 8
Wake Forest ACC 11 11 10 10 11 12 14 12 8 6 9 12 9 8 10 13 12 9
Villanova Big East 3 3 3 2 2 7 8 8 7 7 7 6 6 4 4 6 9 10
Arizona Pac-10 - 19 4 4 4 3 9 9 18 18 13 14 16 13 13 11 11 11
Utah WAC 10 8 14 14 13 13 15 15 13 15 10 7 7 7 8 10 10 12
Georgia Tech ACC - 25 20 16 19 21 - - - - - 25 - - 23 18 18 13
UCLA Pac-10 4 4 23 - 24 - 23 20 17 13 15 19 17 18 16 17 17 14
Syracuse Big East - - - - 25 19 13 11 14 12 17 18 18 16 15 15 13 15
Memphis CUSA 13 12 7 7 6 5 3 3 9 9 12 11 15 15 19 14 14 16
Iowa State Big 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - 21 22 22 23 23 17
Penn State Big Ten - - - - - - - - 20 14 14 10 10 9 14 12 16 18
Mississippi State SEC 9 9 8 8 15 16 17 17 12 21 - - - 25 - - 25 19
Marquette CUSA - - - - - - - - - - 24 - - - - - 21 20
Iowa Big Ten 8 10 11 12 9 10 10 10 11 16 22 16 19 19 18 20 19 21
Virginia Tech A-10 22 22 22 19 17 22 21 18 15 11 8 13 11 10 12 16 15 22
New Mexico WAC - - - - - - - 25 25 - - - - - - - - 23
Louisville CUSA 12 13 18 23 20 25 - - - - - - 20 24 21 21 22 24
North Carolina ACC 20 20 17 13 10 11 11 16 10 10 11 8 12 17 17 19 20 25
School Conf Pre 11/20 11/27 12/4 12/11 12/18 12/26 1/2 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
Arkansas SEC 16 - 25 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Auburn SEC - - - - - - - - - 23 21 22 - - - - - -
Boston College Big East - - - - - - - 24 - 24 20 21 22 21 20 - - -
Clemson ACC - - - - - - 24 22 16 19 18 24 - - - - - -
Duke ACC - - 12 18 21 20 20 19 - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern Michigan MAC - - - - - - - - - - - 23 24 23 - - - -
George Washington A-10 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 24 - -
Georgia SEC - - - - - 18 16 14 19 22 - - - - - - - -
Green Bay MW Coll - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 25 22 24 -
Illinois Big Ten - - - 21 16 14 12 13 21 - - - - - - - - -
Indiana Big Ten 23 23 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Maryland ACC 15 14 19 20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Michigan Big Ten 17 16 24 22 18 17 19 21 23 20 16 20 23 - - - - -
Missouri Big 8 14 15 13 11 14 15 18 - - - - - - - - - - -
Santa Clara WCC - - - 25 22 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Stanford Pac-10 18 18 16 24 - - - - 24 - - - 25 20 24 25 - -
Texas SWC - - - - - - - 23 - - - - - - - - - -
Tulsa MVC - - - - - - 25 - - - - - - - - - - -
University of California Pac-10 25 - - - - 24 - - - - 25 - - - - - - -
Virginia ACC 19 17 15 15 23 23 22 - - - - - - - - - - -

Season Leaders