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Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

  Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1UCLA26–0John Wooden30–0
2North Carolina23–4Dean Smith26–5
3Penn23–2Chuck Daly25–3
4Louisville23–4Denny Crum26–5
5Long Beach St.23–3Jerry Tarkanian25–4
6South Carolina22–4Frank McGuire24–5
7Marquette24–2Al McGuire25–4
8SW Louisiana23–3Beryl Shipley25–4
9BYU21–4Stan Watts21–5
10Florida St.23–5Hugh Durham27–6
11Minnesota17–6Bill Musselman18–7
12Marshall23–3Carl Tacy23–4
13Memphis St.21–6Gene Bartow21–7
14Maryland23–5Lefty Driesell27–5
15Villanova19–6Jack Kraft20–8
16Oral Roberts25–1Ken Trickey26–2
17Indiana17–7Bobby Knight17–8
18Kentucky20–6Adolph Rupp21–7
19Ohio St.18–6Fred Taylorsame
20Virginia21–6Bill Gibson21–7
Note: UCLA won the NCAAs and Maryland won the NIT.

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