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2003-04 School Ratings

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National Champion: Connecticut
Final Four: Connecticut, Duke, Georgia Tech and Oklahoma State

Consensus Player of the Year: Jameer Nelson

AP Preseason #1: ConnecticutAP Final #1: Stanford

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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.

326 Schools

SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
1 Duke ACC 15.77 9.90 25.67
2 Connecticut Big East 14.17 8.47 22.64
3 Oklahoma State Big 12 10.54 10.30 20.85
4 Georgia Tech ACC 11.60 9.06 20.66
5 Saint Joseph's A-10 (East) 11.01 9.03 20.03
6 North Carolina ACC 18.51 0.89 19.40
7 Wisconsin Big Ten 4.02 14.94 18.96
8 Gonzaga WCC 13.83 5.10 18.94
9 Kentucky SEC (East) 8.82 10.01 18.83
10 Cincinnati CUSA 11.39 7.37 18.75
11 Louisville CUSA 7.80 10.80 18.60
12 Texas Big 12 10.46 8.06 18.52
13 North Carolina State ACC 7.39 11.06 18.45
14 Wake Forest ACC 19.39 -0.94 18.45
15 Pittsburgh Big East 2.40 15.80 18.20
16 Stanford Pac-10 4.91 12.56 17.46
17 Kansas Big 12 11.12 5.98 17.10
18 Maryland ACC 12.12 4.85 16.96
19 Illinois Big Ten 8.42 8.51 16.93
20 Mississippi State SEC (West) 11.76 5.02 16.78
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
21 Florida SEC (East) 11.84 4.44 16.29
22 Vanderbilt SEC (East) 7.33 8.37 15.70
23 Arizona Pac-10 20.16 -4.86 15.30
24 Nevada WAC 9.33 5.58 14.91
25 Providence Big East 6.60 8.27 14.87
26 Texas Tech Big 12 7.49 7.22 14.71
27 Florida State ACC 5.16 9.30 14.46
28 Alabama SEC (West) 8.58 5.71 14.29
29 Seton Hall Big East 7.31 6.97 14.28
30 Xavier A-10 (West) 4.65 9.19 13.84
31 Memphis CUSA 7.13 5.93 13.06
32 Syracuse Big East 7.99 5.07 13.06
33 South Carolina SEC (East) 4.96 7.81 12.77
34 Brigham Young MWC 7.66 5.04 12.70
35 Nebraska Big 12 3.31 9.35 12.66
36 Western Michigan MAC (West) 7.99 4.31 12.31
37 Charlotte CUSA 13.42 -1.18 12.24
38 Michigan State Big Ten 8.71 3.43 12.15
39 Boston College Big East 3.45 8.54 11.99
40 Michigan Big Ten 4.07 7.71 11.78
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
41 Alabama-Birmingham CUSA 9.22 2.54 11.76
42 Texas-El Paso WAC 9.85 1.57 11.42
43 Utah MWC -2.72 14.09 11.37
44 Southern Illinois MVC 3.22 7.48 10.70
45 Notre Dame Big East 5.72 4.97 10.69
46 Missouri Big 12 8.88 1.79 10.67
47 Oklahoma Big 12 0.45 10.08 10.53
48 Auburn SEC (West) 4.25 6.06 10.32
49 Richmond A-10 (West) -1.65 11.72 10.07
50 Villanova Big East 5.11 4.93 10.04
51 Purdue Big Ten -0.84 10.56 9.72
52 Colorado Big 12 8.17 1.52 9.68
53 Washington Pac-10 15.48 -6.02 9.46
54 Manhattan MAAC 3.43 5.86 9.29
55 Iowa State Big 12 8.79 0.43 9.22
56 Air Force MWC -9.42 18.54 9.12
57 Louisiana State SEC (West) 1.01 8.10 9.11
58 Virginia ACC 8.58 0.49 9.07
59 DePaul CUSA 5.17 3.89 9.06
60 George Washington A-10 (West) 8.74 0.32 9.06
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
61 Utah State Big West 0.12 8.91 9.03
62 Georgia SEC (East) 1.59 7.34 8.93
63 Wichita State MVC 4.73 4.20 8.93
64 Boise State WAC 5.22 3.63 8.85
65 Kansas State Big 12 1.91 6.79 8.70
66 Iowa Big Ten 6.90 1.79 8.69
67 Oregon Pac-10 8.75 -0.11 8.65
68 Rutgers Big East 2.93 5.60 8.53
69 Creighton MVC 1.79 6.73 8.51
70 Saint Mary's (CA) WCC 5.37 2.67 8.04
71 Kent State MAC (East) 2.98 4.80 7.79
72 Saint Louis CUSA -4.18 11.93 7.74
73 Hawaii WAC 4.67 3.03 7.70
74 Rice WAC 6.56 0.96 7.52
75 Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 8.66 -1.17 7.49
76 Tennessee SEC (East) 5.50 1.88 7.39
77 Murray State OVC 8.51 -1.29 7.22
78 Rhode Island A-10 (East) 0.96 6.23 7.19
79 Dayton A-10 (West) 0.57 6.54 7.11
80 Northern Iowa MVC 2.88 3.99 6.87
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
81 Virginia Commonwealth CAA 1.39 5.41 6.80
82 Arkansas SEC (West) 2.66 3.87 6.53
83 Marquette CUSA 3.77 2.72 6.48
84 Milwaukee Horizon 10.47 -4.04 6.43
85 California Pac-10 -0.61 6.91 6.29
86 Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt (West) 6.46 -0.22 6.24
87 West Virginia Big East -0.15 6.24 6.08
88 Illinois-Chicago Horizon 0.74 5.26 6.00
89 Clemson ACC 0.07 5.80 5.87
90 Pacific Big West 1.26 4.51 5.76
91 Pennsylvania Ivy 2.51 3.26 5.76
92 Fresno State WAC -3.36 9.11 5.75
93 Detroit Mercy Horizon -4.71 10.45 5.74
94 Temple A-10 (East) -1.03 6.60 5.58
95 Wyoming MWC 4.45 1.07 5.52
96 Miami (FL) Big East 4.70 0.68 5.38
97 Indiana Big Ten 0.60 4.58 5.18
98 East Carolina CUSA 1.59 3.57 5.16
99 Missouri State MVC 0.48 4.59 5.07
100 San Diego State MWC 4.06 0.86 4.92
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
101 New Mexico MWC 1.09 3.78 4.87
102 Northwestern Big Ten -3.76 8.40 4.63
103 Troy A-Sun 10.39 -5.81 4.57
104 Georgetown Big East 1.26 3.29 4.55
105 East Tennessee State Southern (North) 6.33 -2.14 4.19
106 Mississippi SEC (West) -2.62 6.80 4.18
107 George Mason CAA 2.36 1.65 4.01
108 Old Dominion CAA 4.65 -0.72 3.93
109 Minnesota Big Ten 4.98 -1.26 3.73
110 Drexel CAA 3.89 -0.35 3.54
111 UCLA Pac-10 -0.65 4.01 3.35
112 Virginia Tech Big East 0.53 2.75 3.29
113 Niagara MAAC 11.07 -7.81 3.26
114 Southern California Pac-10 7.57 -4.44 3.13
115 Washington State Pac-10 -10.28 13.25 2.98
116 Arizona State Pac-10 6.59 -3.76 2.83
117 Miami (OH) MAC (East) -6.14 8.60 2.46
118 California-Santa Barbara Big West -3.27 5.67 2.40
119 Buffalo MAC (East) 5.16 -2.80 2.36
120 Louisiana Tech WAC -0.67 2.93 2.27
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
121 Toledo MAC (West) 7.50 -5.27 2.23
122 Colorado State MWC 4.45 -2.47 1.98
123 Pepperdine WCC 11.07 -9.12 1.95
124 Central Florida A-Sun -4.65 6.52 1.86
125 Butler Horizon -5.79 7.58 1.80
126 Belmont A-Sun 0.00 1.70 1.70
127 Western Kentucky Sun Belt (East) 5.93 -4.30 1.63
128 Princeton Ivy -8.15 9.69 1.54
129 Ohio State Big Ten -0.17 1.69 1.52
130 Oregon State Pac-10 3.63 -2.14 1.49
131 North Carolina-Wilmington CAA -9.14 10.58 1.44
132 IUPUI Mid-Cont 5.38 -3.95 1.43
133 Austin Peay OVC -7.55 8.97 1.42
134 Texas Christian CUSA 1.05 0.34 1.39
135 Tulsa WAC 1.84 -0.56 1.28
136 Duquesne A-10 (West) 3.24 -2.08 1.16
137 College of Charleston Southern (South) 2.28 -1.14 1.14
138 Boston University AEC -3.60 4.73 1.12
139 Ball State MAC (West) 2.04 -1.01 1.03
140 Fairfield MAAC -4.00 5.02 1.02
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
141 Eastern Washington Big Sky 0.06 0.78 0.83
142 Santa Clara WCC -4.13 4.94 0.80
143 Southern Methodist WAC -1.98 2.67 0.69
144 Hofstra CAA 2.05 -1.98 0.07
145 Missouri-Kansas City Mid-Cont 1.89 -1.83 0.07
146 Georgia State A-Sun 0.36 -0.33 0.03
147 Oral Roberts Mid-Cont 7.83 -7.88 -0.06
148 Drake MVC 2.04 -2.12 -0.07
149 Bradley MVC -2.03 1.95 -0.08
150 Valparaiso Mid-Cont 0.82 -0.91 -0.09
151 Akron MAC (East) 1.56 -1.95 -0.39
152 Illinois State MVC -4.80 4.19 -0.60
153 Delaware CAA 1.45 -2.11 -0.66
154 Middle Tennessee Sun Belt (East) -1.12 0.45 -0.67
155 Idaho Big West -5.20 4.39 -0.82
156 Portland WCC 1.15 -2.11 -0.96
157 Arkansas-Little Rock Sun Belt (East) -1.92 0.92 -1.00
158 Oakland Mid-Cont 3.29 -4.30 -1.01
159 St. John's (NY) Big East -2.60 1.53 -1.08
160 Green Bay Horizon -4.36 3.22 -1.15
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
161 Georgia Southern Southern (South) 4.72 -5.92 -1.20
162 Bowling Green State MAC (West) 1.03 -2.29 -1.26
163 Chattanooga Southern (North) 5.92 -7.31 -1.39
164 Texas A&M Big 12 4.17 -5.67 -1.51
165 Arkansas State Sun Belt (East) 1.91 -3.48 -1.57
166 Southern Mississippi CUSA -2.75 1.05 -1.70
167 Davidson Southern (South) -1.36 -0.40 -1.76
168 Holy Cross Patriot -7.41 5.65 -1.77
169 Indiana State MVC -9.89 8.12 -1.77
170 Houston CUSA -8.87 7.01 -1.86
171 Weber State Big Sky -2.92 1.03 -1.89
172 Cal State Northridge Big West -0.47 -1.44 -1.90
173 La Salle A-10 (West) -2.19 0.26 -1.93
174 San Francisco WCC -4.24 2.29 -1.95
175 Stephen F. Austin Southland -7.11 5.00 -2.10
176 Wright State Horizon -3.00 0.91 -2.10
177 Furman Southern (South) -0.98 -1.13 -2.12
178 Loyola Marymount WCC -3.36 1.22 -2.14
179 Marshall MAC (East) 1.11 -3.30 -2.19
180 South Florida CUSA -4.49 2.19 -2.30
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
181 Massachusetts A-10 (East) 0.90 -3.20 -2.31
182 New Orleans Sun Belt (West) 0.25 -2.61 -2.36
183 Denver Sun Belt (West) -0.30 -2.06 -2.37
184 Centenary (LA) Mid-Cont -3.31 0.88 -2.43
185 Saint Peter's MAAC 5.04 -7.47 -2.43
186 Baylor Big 12 -4.02 1.30 -2.73
187 Vermont AEC -4.57 1.83 -2.75
188 Penn State Big Ten -6.71 3.74 -2.97
189 Liberty Big South -2.83 -0.29 -3.12
190 Tulane CUSA -3.42 0.26 -3.16
191 Ohio MAC (East) -2.18 -1.01 -3.19
192 Birmingham-Southern Big South -0.64 -2.63 -3.27
193 California-Irvine Big West -5.34 2.01 -3.33
194 New Mexico State Sun Belt (West) -5.49 2.15 -3.34
195 Cal Poly Big West 2.07 -5.46 -3.39
196 California-Riverside Big West -1.28 -2.34 -3.62
197 Evansville MVC 2.72 -6.40 -3.68
198 Eastern Michigan MAC (West) -0.70 -3.28 -3.98
199 Cal State Fullerton Big West 0.99 -5.02 -4.03
200 Yale Ivy -5.44 1.40 -4.05
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
201 Loyola (IL) Horizon 2.51 -6.64 -4.14
202 Sacramento State Big Sky 0.04 -4.23 -4.20
203 Bucknell Patriot -6.52 2.32 -4.21
204 Northern Illinois MAC (West) -3.51 -0.82 -4.33
205 Northern Arizona Big Sky 1.95 -6.29 -4.34
206 San Jose State WAC -7.33 2.99 -4.34
207 South Alabama Sun Belt (West) -4.20 -0.17 -4.37
208 Mississippi Valley State SWAC -6.32 1.93 -4.39
209 Montana State Big Sky -4.37 -0.06 -4.43
210 American Patriot -4.12 -0.47 -4.59
211 Northeastern AEC 5.48 -10.10 -4.62
212 Siena MAAC -1.76 -2.90 -4.66
213 Monmouth NEC -4.53 -0.31 -4.84
214 Maine AEC -4.11 -0.96 -5.07
215 Southeastern Louisiana Southland -1.77 -3.31 -5.07
216 Iona MAAC 1.30 -6.38 -5.08
217 Lafayette Patriot 4.62 -9.83 -5.21
218 Portland State Big Sky -6.03 0.79 -5.24
219 Brown Ivy 1.73 -7.13 -5.40
220 Southeast Missouri State OVC -1.39 -4.10 -5.49
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
221 Rider MAAC -4.03 -1.58 -5.61
222 Morehead State OVC 1.98 -7.69 -5.71
223 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Ind -0.88 -4.85 -5.73
224 William & Mary CAA 2.51 -8.28 -5.76
225 Appalachian State Southern (North) -2.56 -3.27 -5.83
226 Eastern Kentucky OVC 0.58 -6.43 -5.85
227 Chicago State Mid-Cont -4.11 -1.97 -6.08
228 Montana Big Sky -1.44 -4.66 -6.10
229 Texas-Arlington Southland -2.18 -3.95 -6.13
230 Cornell Ivy 0.10 -6.29 -6.19
231 Canisius MAAC -1.73 -4.47 -6.20
232 North Texas Sun Belt (West) 0.76 -6.98 -6.23
233 Tennessee Tech OVC 2.96 -9.19 -6.23
234 Winthrop Big South -6.37 0.09 -6.28
235 Youngstown State Horizon -2.84 -3.82 -6.67
236 Central Connecticut State NEC -3.09 -3.60 -6.69
237 South Carolina State MEAC -4.11 -2.71 -6.82
238 St. Bonaventure A-10 (East) 1.26 -8.35 -7.09
239 Fairleigh Dickinson NEC -4.66 -2.45 -7.11
240 Coastal Carolina Big South -3.17 -3.96 -7.13
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
241 Western Carolina Southern (North) -2.32 -4.85 -7.17
242 Florida Atlantic A-Sun 3.27 -10.49 -7.22
243 St. Francis (NY) NEC -2.34 -4.88 -7.22
244 Texas-San Antonio Southland -1.03 -6.19 -7.22
245 Lehigh Patriot -6.58 -0.72 -7.30
246 North Carolina-Greensboro Southern (North) -0.20 -7.17 -7.36
247 McNeese State Southland 1.01 -8.96 -7.95
248 James Madison CAA -4.34 -3.65 -7.99
249 Coppin State MEAC -11.17 3.14 -8.03
250 Fordham A-10 (East) -4.88 -3.34 -8.22
251 Jacksonville State OVC 0.08 -8.43 -8.35
252 Southern Utah Mid-Cont -6.41 -1.97 -8.38
253 Delaware State MEAC -10.41 1.97 -8.44
254 Mercer A-Sun -1.14 -7.38 -8.52
255 Tennessee-Martin OVC 0.15 -8.71 -8.57
256 Samford OVC -10.42 1.74 -8.68
257 High Point Big South -1.42 -7.32 -8.74
258 Texas-Pan American Ind -3.18 -5.74 -8.91
259 Binghamton AEC -11.14 2.04 -9.09
260 Idaho State Big Sky 0.90 -10.01 -9.10
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
261 Texas State Southland -6.00 -3.19 -9.19
262 Central Michigan MAC (West) -0.09 -9.29 -9.38
263 Elon Southern (North) -3.73 -5.72 -9.45
264 Columbia Ivy -4.02 -5.51 -9.53
265 Florida A&M MEAC 1.06 -10.91 -9.85
266 Northwestern State Southland -0.39 -9.48 -9.87
267 Towson CAA -8.11 -1.98 -10.09
268 Stetson A-Sun -5.82 -4.41 -10.23
269 San Diego WCC 0.30 -10.58 -10.28
270 Maryland-Baltimore County AEC -9.88 -0.41 -10.29
271 Cleveland State Horizon -4.10 -6.22 -10.32
272 Robert Morris NEC -5.90 -4.48 -10.38
273 Hampton MEAC -3.22 -7.20 -10.42
274 Wagner NEC -6.62 -3.91 -10.53
275 IPFW Ind -7.18 -3.41 -10.58
276 Saint Francis (PA) NEC -5.62 -5.04 -10.67
277 Mount St. Mary's NEC -5.31 -5.46 -10.78
278 Colgate Patriot -4.80 -6.01 -10.81
279 Long Beach State Big West -6.43 -4.52 -10.95
280 Radford Big South -5.30 -5.75 -11.04
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
281 Eastern Illinois OVC -4.31 -6.74 -11.05
282 Alabama State SWAC -12.51 1.41 -11.10
283 Lamar Southland 2.31 -13.49 -11.18
284 Tennessee State OVC -2.36 -9.05 -11.41
285 Gardner-Webb A-Sun -6.21 -5.20 -11.42
286 New Hampshire AEC -9.39 -2.04 -11.43
287 Stony Brook AEC -6.83 -4.71 -11.55
288 Louisiana-Monroe Southland -5.30 -6.28 -11.58
289 Sacred Heart NEC 0.96 -12.62 -11.66
290 Marist MAAC -10.19 -1.50 -11.69
291 Jacksonville A-Sun -3.26 -8.86 -12.12
292 Hartford AEC -8.80 -3.36 -12.15
293 Wofford Southern (South) 0.73 -13.04 -12.31
294 Sam Houston State Southland -0.65 -11.83 -12.48
295 Quinnipiac NEC -0.67 -12.03 -12.70
296 Southern SWAC -4.53 -8.47 -13.00
297 Morgan State MEAC -3.19 -10.04 -13.23
298 Jackson State SWAC -9.88 -3.45 -13.33
299 Texas Southern SWAC -9.11 -4.73 -13.84
300 Western Illinois Mid-Cont -4.48 -9.46 -13.93
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
301 Long Island University NEC -3.78 -10.63 -14.41
302 North Carolina-Asheville Big South -8.75 -5.92 -14.67
303 Norfolk State MEAC -12.16 -2.87 -15.02
304 Lipscomb A-Sun -4.98 -10.20 -15.18
305 Charleston Southern Big South -13.55 -1.68 -15.23
306 Florida International Sun Belt (East) -16.69 1.43 -15.26
307 Albany (NY) AEC -12.98 -2.35 -15.33
308 Howard MEAC -12.23 -3.31 -15.54
309 Alabama A&M SWAC -4.95 -10.93 -15.88
310 Grambling SWAC -5.25 -10.83 -16.09
311 Harvard Ivy -4.84 -11.35 -16.19
312 Loyola (MD) MAAC -11.00 -7.26 -18.26
313 Dartmouth Ivy -15.74 -2.54 -18.29
314 Bethune-Cookman MEAC -13.12 -5.37 -18.49
315 Virginia Military Institute Big South -16.41 -3.39 -19.80
316 Citadel Southern (South) -15.93 -3.98 -19.90
317 Alcorn State SWAC -9.89 -10.28 -20.17
318 Nicholls State Southland -10.26 -10.21 -20.47
319 Prairie View SWAC -10.81 -9.75 -20.55
320 Maryland-Eastern Shore MEAC -13.80 -7.06 -20.86
SRS Adjusted
Rk School Conf OSRS DSRS SRS ORtg DRtg NRtg
321 Campbell A-Sun -3.65 -17.51 -21.16
322 Navy Patriot -14.50 -7.16 -21.66
323 Savannah State Ind -10.16 -12.15 -22.30
324 Army Patriot -22.54 -0.22 -22.76
325 North Carolina A&T MEAC -14.16 -10.25 -24.41
326 Arkansas-Pine Bluff SWAC -19.78 -10.91 -30.69