Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  > 1997-98

News: s-r blog:WNBA 2014 Stats

1997-98 Season Summary

Season Index: Previous Season ▪ Next Season

National Champion: Kentucky
Final Four: Kentucky, North Carolina, Stanford and Utah

Consensus Player of the Year: Antawn Jamison

AP Preseason #1: Arizona ▪ AP Final #1: North Carolina

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 9 186 109 .631 16.05 10.09 3 5 1 Duke North Carolina
2 Big Ten Conference 11 207 144 .590 12.59 8.37 4 5 0 Illinois
Michigan State
Michigan
3 Southeastern Conference 12 233 143 .620 11.48 6.96 4 5 1 Kentucky (East)
Mississippi (West)
Kentucky
4 Pacific-10 Conference 10 179 127 .585 10.12 8.07 3 4 1 Arizona
5 Big East Conference 13 231 167 .580 9.43 7.07 2 5 0 Connecticut (Big East 6)
Syracuse (Big East 7)
Connecticut
6 Big 12 Conference 12 206 158 .566 7.17 5.11 1 4 0 Kansas Kansas
7 Atlantic 10 Conference 12 198 165 .545 6.43 5.04 2 5 0 Temple (East)
Dayton (West)
George Washington (West)
Xavier (West)
Xavier
8 Conference USA 12 201 172 .539 5.96 5.02 1 3 0 Cincinnati (American)
Memphis (National)
Cincinnati
9 Western Athletic Conference 16 272 204 .571 5.27 3.71 3 4 1 Utah (Mountain)
Texas Christian (Pacific)
Nevada-Las Vegas
10 West Coast Conference 8 124 103 .546 2.07 1.37 0 1 0 Gonzaga San Francisco
11 Missouri Valley Conference 10 148 146 .503 2.04 1.65 0 1 0 Illinois State Illinois State
12 Midwestern Collegiate Conference 8 126 107 .541 0.75 1.09 0 3 0 Detroit Mercy
Illinois-Chicago
Butler
13 Mid-American Conference 12 165 167 .497 0.14 1.01 0 2 0 Akron (East)
Ball State (West)
Eastern Michigan
14 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference 10 144 139 .509 -1.66 -1.98 0 1 0 Iona Iona
15 Big West Conference 12 171 174 .496 -1.78 -0.11 0 1 0 Utah State (East)
Pacific (West)
Utah State
16 Colonial Athletic Association 9 123 131 .484 -1.90 -1.31 0 1 0 North Carolina-Wilmington
William & Mary
Richmond
17 Sun Belt Conference 10 137 145 .486 -3.43 -2.35 0 1 0 Arkansas State
South Alabama
South Alabama
18 America East Conference 10 141 142 .498 -5.13 -4.25 0 1 0 Boston University
Delaware
Delaware
19 Big Sky Conference 8 105 118 .471 -5.27 -3.28 0 1 0 Northern Arizona Northern Arizona
20 Northeast Conference 9 118 135 .466 -7.51 -5.71 0 1 0 Long Island University Fairleigh Dickinson
21 Ivy Group 8 102 112 .477 -8.10 -6.36 1 1 0 Princeton
22 Ohio Valley Conference 10 137 145 .486 -8.20 -5.68 1 1 0 Murray State Murray State
23 Mid-Continent Conference 9 117 137 .461 -9.52 -5.41 0 1 0 Valparaiso Valparaiso
24 Southern Conference 11 143 165 .464 -10.24 -6.19 0 1 0 Appalachian State (North)
Davidson (North)
Chattanooga (South)
Davidson
25 Southland Conference 10 123 150 .451 -10.71 -7.30 0 1 0 Nicholls State Nicholls State
26 Patriot League 7 86 109 .441 -11.05 -7.59 0 1 0 Lafayette
Navy
Navy
27 Atlantic Sun Conference 12 152 179 .459 -11.18 -8.20 0 1 0 College of Charleston (East)
Georgia State (West)
College of Charleston
28 Southwest Athletic Conference 8 101 124 .449 -12.88 -8.44 0 1 0 Texas Southern Prairie View
29 Big South Conference 7 84 111 .431 -13.53 -8.31 0 1 0 North Carolina-Asheville Radford
30 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 11 121 183 .398 -15.74 -10.18 0 1 0 Coppin State South Carolina State

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 11/18 11/25 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
North Carolina ACC 4 4 4 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 3 4 1
Kansas Big 12 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 4 3 3 5 3 4 4 4 3 2
Duke ACC 3 3 3 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 3
Arizona Pac-10 1 1 1 4 6 5 5 8 5 5 6 6 4 3 3 2 2 4
Kentucky SEC 8 9 8 7 4 4 4 6 6 6 7 7 8 7 8 7 7 5
Connecticut Big East 12 12 11 13 13 12 11 10 8 10 8 9 7 6 7 6 6 6
Utah WAC 16 16 16 11 9 7 6 4 3 4 4 3 5 5 6 5 5 7
Princeton Ivy       25 22 19 18 17 15 12 11 11 11 10 9 9 8 8
Cincinnati CUSA                     21 18 20 19 17 17 14 9
Stanford Pac-10 14 15 15 12 11 9 8 7 7 7 5 4 9 14 10 8 11 10
Purdue Big Ten 9 8 6 6 8 8 7 5 9 9 12 10 10 8 5 11 9 11
Michigan Big Ten           21   18 17 19 16 19 18 21 22 21 17 12
Mississippi SEC 23 21 17 14 21 18 16 16 14 11 13 12 17 18 15 13 10 13
South Carolina SEC 7 6 5 5 5 6 10 11 16 14 14 13 13 15 13 14 15 14
Texas Christian WAC           24 25             22 19 15 13 15
Michigan State Big Ten                       22 16 13 14 10 12 16
Arkansas SEC       18 15 13 12 23 22 22 18 15 14 12 16 12 16 17
New Mexico WAC 11 11 10 8 14 14 14 12 12 15 17 14 12 11 11 16 20 18
UCLA Pac-10 6 7 7 15 12 11 9 9 10 8 9 8 6 9 12 18 19 19
Maryland ACC     24 23 19 22 20 20       23 25 24 25   21 20
Syracuse Big East           25 19 19 18 15 15 20 19 23 21 23 22 21
Illinois Big Ten                             23 22 18 22
Xavier A-10 10 10 9 9 7 10 13 13 19 18 19 24 21         23
Temple A-10 24 18 20 20 20 16 24                 24 24 24
Murray State OVC                                   25
School Conf Pre 11/18 11/25 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
Charlotte CUSA 18 17 25                              
Clemson ACC 5 5 13 17 17   21 21 24   25              
Florida State ACC       19 16 17 17 15 13 17 20              
Fresno State WAC 13 13 12 16 18                          
George Washington A-10                         22 17 24      
Georgia SEC 19 25 22 21 23 20                        
Georgia Tech ACC       22 24                          
Hawaii WAC                 21 24 24              
Illinois State MVC   24                                
Indiana Big Ten 17 23 21                 25            
Iowa Big Ten 15 14 14 10 10 15 15 14 11 13 10 16 24          
Louisville CUSA 25 22 19                              
Marquette CUSA               25 20 23                
Massachusetts A-10                         23 20 18 20    
Oklahoma Big 12 20 19 18                              
Oklahoma State Big 12                   25           25 25  
Rhode Island A-10 21 20 23       22 24 23 20 22 21   25        
Texas Big 12 22                                  
Wake Forest ACC       24 25 23                        
West Virginia Big East             23 22 25 21 23 17 15 16 20 19 23  

Season Leaders