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2008-09 Season Summary

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National Champion: UNC
Final Four: UConn, Michigan State, UNC and Villanova

Consensus Player of the Year: Blake Griffin

AP Preseason #1: North CarolinaAP Final #1: Louisville

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 12 255 142 .642 12.49 7.82 5 7 1 North Carolina Duke
2 Pacific-10 Conference 10 205 137 .599 11.90 8.06 3 6 0 Washington Southern California
3 Big East Conference 16 335 214 .610 11.82 7.91 6 7 2 Louisville Louisville
4 Big 12 Conference 12 260 153 .630 11.41 6.66 3 6 0 Kansas Missouri
5 Big Ten Conference 11 232 143 .619 10.85 7.76 2 7 1 Michigan State Purdue
6 Southeastern Conference 12 242 158 .605 8.35 4.56 1 3 0 South Carolina (East)
Tennessee (East)
Louisiana State (West)
Mississippi State
7 Mountain West Conference 9 170 125 .576 6.45 4.03 1 2 0 Brigham Young
New Mexico
Utah
Utah
8 Conference USA 12 217 178 .549 3.76 2.87 1 1 0 Memphis Memphis
9 Atlantic 10 Conference 14 244 206 .542 2.75 1.83 1 3 0 Xavier Temple
10 Missouri Valley Conference 10 181 150 .547 2.49 1.95 0 1 0 Creighton
Northern Iowa
Northern Iowa
11 Horizon League 10 168 152 .525 0.30 0.81 1 2 0 Butler Cleveland State
12 Western Athletic Conference 9 158 135 .539 0.30 0.02 0 1 0 Utah State Utah State
13 West Coast Conference 8 130 129 .502 -0.31 1.37 1 1 0 Gonzaga Gonzaga
14 Colonial Athletic Association 12 201 190 .514 -2.26 -1.78 0 1 0 Virginia Commonwealth Virginia Commonwealth
15 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference 10 161 160 .502 -2.57 -1.80 0 1 0 Siena Siena
16 Atlantic Sun Conference 7 122 100 .550 -2.76 -1.27 0 1 0 Jacksonville East Tennessee State
17 Big West Conference 9 133 146 .477 -2.90 -1.63 0 1 0 Cal State Northridge Cal State Northridge
18 Mid-American Conference 12 175 210 .455 -3.60 -2.07 0 1 0 Bowling Green State (East)
Buffalo (East)
Ball State (West)
Central Michigan (West)
Western Michigan (West)
Akron
19 Summit League 10 142 173 .451 -3.74 -1.79 0 1 0 North Dakota State North Dakota State
20 Sun Belt Conference 13 203 207 .495 -4.69 -3.15 0 1 0 Western Kentucky (East)
Arkansas-Little Rock (West)
Western Kentucky
21 Southland Conference 11 179 159 .530 -4.82 -3.10 0 1 0 Stephen F. Austin (East)
Sam Houston State (West)
Stephen F. Austin
22 Big Sky Conference 9 124 150 .453 -5.10 -2.31 0 1 0 Weber State Portland State
23 America East Conference 9 140 141 .498 -6.16 -4.72 0 1 0 Binghamton
Vermont
Binghamton
24 Ohio Valley Conference 10 148 163 .476 -6.37 -4.47 0 1 0 Tennessee-Martin Morehead State
25 Southern Conference 12 183 201 .477 -7.69 -4.83 0 1 0 Chattanooga (North)
Western Carolina (North)
Davidson (South)
Chattanooga
26 Ivy Group 8 101 125 .447 -7.92 -5.46 0 1 0 Cornell
27 Patriot League 8 112 131 .461 -8.29 -6.41 0 1 0 American American
28 Big South Conference 9 136 145 .484 -9.25 -5.49 0 1 0 Radford Radford
29 Northeast Conference 11 151 189 .444 -9.47 -6.76 0 1 0 Robert Morris Robert Morris
30 Independent 4 61 58 .513 -11.25 -3.80 0 0 0
31 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 11 148 202 .423 -12.97 -7.42 0 1 0 Morgan State Morgan State
32 Southwest Athletic Conference 10 112 199 .360 -16.45 -9.49 0 1 0 Alabama State Alabama State

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
Louisville Big East 3 3 3 11 9 9 19 18 23 20 9 7 5 5 7 6 6 5 1
North Carolina ACC 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 5 5 5 3 3 3 4 2 1 2
Memphis CUSA 13 13 18 18 17 23 - - - - 22 18 14 8 5 5 5 4 3
Pittsburgh Big East 5 6 4 3 3 3 3 3 1 1 4 3 6 4 4 1 3 2 4
Connecticut Big East 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 4 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3 5
Duke ACC 8 10 7 4 7 6 5 5 2 3 2 1 4 6 9 7 7 9 6
Oklahoma Big 12 12 12 11 6 5 4 4 4 6 6 6 4 2 2 2 3 4 6 7
Michigan State Big Ten 6 5 5 13 18 19 11 10 8 7 7 9 13 9 6 9 8 7 8
Missouri Big 12 - - - - - - 25 - - - - - - 17 11 11 15 14 9
Gonzaga WCC 10 9 9 5 4 8 7 16 - - 23 20 18 19 17 17 14 12 10
Villanova Big East 23 23 20 17 15 18 18 15 18 23 20 21 17 13 12 10 11 10 11
Wake Forest ACC 21 20 19 15 11 10 6 6 4 2 1 6 7 7 8 13 10 8 12
Syracuse Big East - - - 16 13 11 17 13 11 8 8 15 20 23 24 - 25 18 13
Kansas Big 12 24 24 22 - 25 - - - - - - - 21 16 15 15 9 11 14
Washington Pac-10 - - - - - - - - - - - 23 22 - 22 21 16 13 15
Florida State ACC - - - - - - - - - - - - - 25 - 23 24 22 16
Purdue Big Ten 11 11 10 9 14 13 10 9 14 19 18 16 12 20 19 16 19 24 17
UCLA Pac-10 4 4 13 12 16 14 13 12 10 9 13 17 15 11 20 22 20 15 18
Arizona State Pac-10 15 15 14 19 20 20 20 17 20 16 17 14 24 18 14 14 21 23 19
Xavier A-10 - - 16 14 10 7 14 22 16 15 15 10 9 14 16 19 17 19 20
Louisiana State SEC - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 23 18 12 20 21
Butler Horizon - - - - - - - 25 21 17 16 13 11 15 21 24 22 16 22
Marquette Big East 16 15 15 25 24 24 - - 18 14 11 8 8 10 10 8 13 21 23
Clemson ACC - - - - - 25 22 20 12 10 10 12 10 12 13 12 18 17 24
Utah MWC - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 25
School Conf Pre 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
Baylor Big 12 - - - 24 22 21 21 19 23 21 - - - - - - - - -
Boston College ACC - - - - - - - - 17 - - - - - - - - - -
Brigham Young MWC - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 25 -
Davidson Southern 20 21 24 22 23 22 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dayton A-10 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 25 - - - -
Florida SEC 19 18 17 23 - - - - - - 24 - - - - - - - -
Georgetown Big East 22 22 21 20 19 15 12 11 9 13 12 25 - - - - - - -
Illinois Big Ten - - - - - - - - - - 25 19 23 22 18 20 23 - -
Kentucky SEC - - - - - - - - - - - 24 19 - - - - - -
Miami (FL) ACC 17 17 22 21 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Michigan Big Ten - - - - - - 24 23 - 25 - - - - - - - - -
Minnesota Big Ten - - - - - - 23 21 22 18 21 - - - - - - - -
Notre Dame Big East 9 8 8 7 12 12 8 7 13 12 19 - - - - - - - -
Ohio State Big Ten - - - - 21 17 15 24 - - - - - 24 - - - - -
Saint Mary's (CA) WCC - - - - - - - - - - - 22 - - - - - - -
Southern California Pac-10 18 19 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee SEC 14 14 12 10 8 16 16 14 15 24 - - - - - - - - -
Texas Big 12 7 7 6 8 6 5 9 8 7 11 14 11 16 - - 25 - - -
University of California Pac-10 - - - - - - - - - 22 - - - - - - - - -
Utah State WAC - - - - - - - - - - - - 25 21 - - - - -
West Virginia Big East - - - - - - - - 25 - - - - - - - - - -
Wisconsin Big Ten 25 25 25 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Season Leaders