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1949 College Basketball Final AP Top 10

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Kentucky29–1Adolph Rupp32–2
2Oklahoma A&M21–4Hank Iba23–5
3St. Louis22–3Eddie Hickey22–4
4Illinois19–3Harry Combes21–4
5Western Kentucky25–3Ed Diddle25–4
6Minnesota18–3Ozzie Cowlessame
7Bradley25–6Forddy Anderson27–8
8San Francisco21–5Pete Newell25–5
9Tulane24–4Cliff Wellssame
10Bowling Green21–6Harold Anderson24–7
Note: Kentucky won the NCAAs and San Francisco won the NIT. Kentucky also played in both tourneys.

1949 College Basketball RecapOther NCAA & NIT Tournament Teams

1950 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Bradley28–3Forddy Anderson32–5
2Ohio St.21–3Tippy Dye22–4
3Kentucky25–4Adolph Rupp25–5
4Holy Cross27–2Buster Sheary27–4
5N.C. State25–5Everett Case27–6
6Duquesne22–5Dudey Moore23–6
7UCLA24–5John Wooden24–7
8Western Kentucky24–5Ed Diddle25–6
9St. John's23–4Frank McGuire24–5
10La Salle20–3Ken Loeffler21–4
11Villanova25–4Al Severancesame
12San Francisco19–6Pete Newell19–7
13LIU20–4Clair Bee20–5
14Kansas St.17–7Jack Gardnersame
15Arizona26–4Fred Enke26–5
16Wisconsin17–5Bud Fostersame
17San Jose St.21–7Walter McPhersonsame
18Washington St.19–13Jack Frielsame
19Kansas14–11Phog Allensame
20Indiana17–5Branch McCrackensame
Note: Unranked CCNY (17–5, Nat Holman, 24–5) won both the NCAAs and NIT. Bradley was runner-up in both finals.

1950 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1951 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Kentucky28–2Adolph Rupp32–2
2Oklahoma A&M27–4Hank Iba29–6
3Columbia22–0Lou Rossini22–1
4Kansas St.22–3Jack Gardner25–4
5Illinois19–4Harry Combes22–5
6Bradley32–6Forddy Andersonsame
7Indiana19–3Branch McCrackensame
8N.C. State29–4Everett Case30–7
9St. John's22–3Frank McGuire26–5
10St. Louis21–7Eddie Hickey22–8
11BYU22–8Stan Watts26–10
12Arizona24–4Fred Enke24–6
13Dayton24–4Tom Blackburn27–5
14Toledo23–8Jerry Bushsame
15Washington22–5Tippy Dye24–6
16Murray St.21–6Harlan Hodgessame
17Cincinnati18–3John Wiethe18–4
18Siena19–8Dan Cunhasame
19USC21–6Forrest Twogoodsame
20Villanova25–6Al Severance25–7
Note: Kentucky won the NCAAs and Brigham Young won the NIT. Arizona, BYU, N.C. State and St. John's all played in both tourneys.

1951 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1952 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Kentucky28–2Adolph Rupp29–3
2Illinois19–3Harry Combes22–4
3Kansas St.19–5Jack Gardnersame
4Duquesne21–1Dudey Moore23–4
5St. Louis22–6Eddie Hickey23–8
6Washington25–6Tippy Dyesame
7Iowa19–3Bucky O'Connorsame
8Kansas24–3Phog Allen28–3
9West Virginia23–4Red Brownsame
10St. John's22–3Frank McGuire25–5
11Dayton24–3Tom Blackburn28–5
12Duke24–6Harold Bradleysame
13Holy Cross23–3Buster Sheary24–4
14Seton Hall25–2Honey Russell25–3
15St. Bonaventure19–5Ed Melvin21–6
16Wyoming27–6Everett Shelton28–7
17Louisville20–5Peck Hickman20–6
18Seattle29–7Al Brightman29–8
19UCLA19–10John Wooden19–12
20SW Texas St.30–1Milton Jowerssame
Note: Kansas won the NCAAs and unranked La Salle (21–7, Ken Loeffler, 25–7) won the NIT. Dayton, Duquesne, St. John's and St. Louis all played in both tourneys.

1952 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1953 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken after major tournaments.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Indiana19–3Branch McCracken23–3
2Seton Hall28–2Honey Russell31–2
3Kansas16–5Phog Allen19–6
4Washington27–2Tippy Dye30–3
5LSU22–1Harry Rabenhorst24–3
6La Salle25–2Ken Loeffler25–3
7St. John's14–5Al DeStefano17–6
8Oklahoma A&M22–6Hank Iba23–7
9Duquesne18–7Dudey Moore21–8
10Notre Dame17–4John Jordan19–5
11Illinois18–4Harry Combessame
12Kansas St.17–4Jack Gardnersame
13Holy Cross18–5Buster Sheary20–6
14Seattle27–3Al Brightman29–4
15Wake Forest21–6Murray Greason22–7
16Santa Clara18–6Bob Feerick20–7
17Western Kentucky25–5Ed Diddle25–6
18N.C. State26–6Everett Casesame
19DePaul18–7Ray Meyer19–9
20SW Missouri St.19–4Bob Vanatta24–4
Note: Indiana won the NCAAs, Seton Hall won the NIT and SW Missouri St. won the NAIAs.

1953 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1954 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken after major tournaments.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Kentucky25–0Adolph Ruppsame
2La Salle21–4Ken Loeffler26–4
3Holy Cross23–2Buster Sheary26–2
4Indiana19–3Branch McCracken20–4
5Duquesne24–2Dudey Moore26–3
6Notre Dame20–2John Jordan22–3
7Bradley15–12Forddy Anderson19–13
8Western Kentucky28–1Ed Diddle29–3
9Penn St.14–5Elmer Gross18–6
10Oklahoma A&M23–4Hank Iba24–5
11USC17–12Forrest Twogood19–14
12George Washington23–2Bill Reinhart23–3
13Iowa17–5Bucky O'Connorsame
14LSU21–3Harry Rabenhorst21–5
15Duke22–6Harold Bradleysame
16Niagara22–5Taps Gallagher24–6
17Seattle26–1Al Brightman26–2
18Kansas16–5Phog Allensame
19Illinois17–5Harry Combessame
20Maryland23–7Bud Millikansame
Note: La Salle won the NCAAs and Holy Cross won the NIT.

1954 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1955 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1San Francisco23–1Phil Woolpert28–1
2Kentucky22–2Adolph Rupp23–3
3La Salle22–4Ken Loeffler26–5
4N.C. State28–4Everett Casesame
5Iowa17–5Bucky O'Connor19–7
6Duquesne19–4Dudey Moore22–4
7Utah23–3Jack Gardner24–4
8Marquette22–2Jack Nagle24–3
9Dayton23–3Tom Blackburn25–4
10Oregon St.21–7Slats Gill22–8
11Minnesota15–7Ozzie Cowlessame
12Alabama19–5Johnny Deesame
13UCLA21–5John Woodensame
14George Washington24–6Bill Reinhartsame
15Colorado16–5Bebe Lee19–6
16Tulsa20–6Clarence Iba21–7
17Vanderbilt16–6Bob Polksame
18Illinois17–5Harry Combessame
19West Virginia19–10Fred Schaus19–11
20St. Louis19–7Eddie Hickey20–8
Note: San Francisco won the NCAAs and Duquesne won the NIT.

1955 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1956 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1San Francisco25–0Phil Woolpert29–0
2N.C. State24–3Everett Case24–4
3Dayton23–3Tom Blackburn25–4
4Iowa17–5Bucky O'Connor20–6
5Alabama21–3Johnny Deesame
6Louisville23–3Peck Hickman26–3
7SMU22–2Doc Hayes25–4
8UCLA21–5John Wooden22–6
9Kentucky19–5Adolph Rupp20–6
10Illinois18–4Harry Combessame
11Oklahoma City18–6Abe Lemons20–7
12Vanderbilt19–4Bob Polksame
13N. Carolina18–5Frank McGuiresame
14Holy Cross22–4Roy Leenig22–5
15Temple23–3Harry Litwack27–4
16Wake Forest19–9Murray Greasonsame
17Duke19–7Harold Bradleysame
18Utah21–5Jack Gardner22–6
19Oklahoma A&M18–8Hank Iba18–9
20West Virginia21–8Fred Schaus21–9
Note: San Francisco won the NCAAs and Louisville won the NIT.

1956 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1957 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1N. Carolina27–0Frank McGuire32–0
2Kansas21–2Dick Harp24–3
3Kentucky22–4Adolph Rupp23–5
4SMU21–3Doc Hayes22–4
5Seattle24–2John Castellani24–3
6Louisville21–5Peck Hickmansame
7West Virginia25–4Fred Schaus25–5
8Vanderbilt17–5Bob Polksame
9Oklahoma City17–8Abe Lemons19–9
10St. Louis19–7Eddie Hickey19–9
11Michigan St.14–8Forddy Anderson16–10
12Memphis St.21–5Bob Vanatta24–6
13California20–4Pete Newell21–5
14UCLA22–4John Woodensame
15Mississippi St.17–8Babe McCarthysame
16Idaho St.24–2John Grayson25–4
17Notre Dame18–7John Jordan20–8
18Wake Forest19–9Murray Greasonsame
19Canisius20–5Joe Curran22–6
Oklahoma A&M17–9Hank Ibasame
Note: North Carolina won the NCAAs and unranked Bradley (19–7, Chuck Orsborn, 22–7) won the NIT.

1957 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1958 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1West Virginia26–1Fred Schaus26–2
2Cincinnati24–2George Smith25–3
3Kansas St.20–3Tex Winter22–5
4San Francisco24–1Phil Woolpert25–2
5Temple24–2Harry Litwack27–3
6Maryland20–6Bud Millikan22–7
7Kansas18–5Dick Harpsame
8Notre Dame22–4John Jordan24–5
9Kentucky19–6Adolph Rupp23–6
10Duke18–7Harold Bradleysame
11Dayton23–3Tom Blackburn25–4
12Indiana12–10Branch McCracken13–11
13N. Carolina19–7Frank McGuiresame
14Bradley20–6Chuck Orsborn20–7
15Mississippi St.20–5Babe McCarthysame
16Auburn16–6Joel Eavessame
17Michigan St.16–6Forddy Andersonsame
18Seattle20–6John Castellani24–7
19Oklahoma St.19–7Hank Iba21–8
20N.C. State18–6Everett Casesame
Note: Kentucky won the NCAAs and unranked Xavier (15–11, Jim McCafferty, 19–11) won the NIT.

1958 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1959 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Kansas St.24–1Tex Winter25–2
2Kentucky23–2Adolph Rupp24–3
3Mississippi St.24–1Babe McCarthysame*
4Bradley23–3Chuck Orsborn25–4
5Cincinnati23–3George Smith26–4
6N.C. State22–4Everett Casesame
7Michigan St.18–3Forddy Anderson19–4
8Auburn20–2Joel Eavessame
9N. Carolina20–4Frank McGuire20–5
10West Virginia25–4Fred Schaus29–5
11California20–4Pete Newell24–4
12St. Louis20–5John Benington20–6
13Seattle23–6Vince Cazzettasame
14St. Joe's, PA22–3Jack Ramsey22–5
15St. Mary's, CA18–5Jim Weaver19–6
16TCU19–5Buster Brannon20–6
17Oklahoma City20–6Abe Lemons20–7
18Utah21–5Jack Gardner21–7
19St. Bonaventure20–2Eddie Donovan20–3
20Marquette22–4Eddie Hickey23–6
Note: California won the NCAAs and unranked St. John's (16–6, Joe Lapchick, 20–6) won the NIT.
*Mississippi St. refused invitation to NCAAs because it was an integrated event.

1959 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1960 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Cincinnati25–1George Smith28–2
2California24–1Pete Newell28–2
3Ohio St.21–3Fred Taylor25–3
4Bradley24–2Chuck Orsborn27–2
5West Virginia24–4Fred Schaus26–5
6Utah24–2Jack Gardner26–3
7Indiana20–4Branch McCrackensame
8Utah St.22–4Cecil Baker24–5
9St. Bonaventure19–3Eddie Donovan21–5
10Miami, FL23–3Bruce Hale23–4
11Auburn19–3Joel Eavessame
12NYU19–4Lou Rossini22–5
13Georgia Tech21–5Whack Hyder22–6
14Providence21–4Joe Mullaney24–5
15St. Louis19–7John Benington19–8
16Holy Cross20–5Roy Leenig20–6
17Villanova19–5Al Severance20–6
18Duke15–10Vic Bubas17–11
19Wake Forest21–7Bones McKinneysame
20St. John's17–7Joe Lapchick17–8
Note: Ohio St. won the NCAAs and Bradley won the NIT.

1960 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1961 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Ohio St.24–0Fred Taylor27–1
2Cincinnati23–3Ed Jucker27–3
3St. Bonaventure22–3Eddie Donovan24–4
4Kansas St.22–3Tex Winter23–4
5N. Carolina19–4Frank McGuiresame
6Bradley21–5Chuck Orsbornsame
7USC20–6Forrest Twogood21–8
8Iowa18–6Sharm Scheuermansame
9West Virginia23–4George Kingsame
10Duke22–6Vic Bubassame
11Utah21–6Jack Gardner23–8
12Texas Tech14–9Polk Robinson15–10
13Niagara16–4Taps Gallagher16–5
14Memphis St.20–2Bob Vanatta20–3
15Wake Forest17–10Bones McKinney19–11
16St. John's20–4Joe Lapchick20–5
17St. Joe's,PA22–4Jack Ramsay25–5
18Drake19–7Maury Johnsame
19Holy Cross19–4Roy Leenig22–5
20Kentucky18–8Adolph Rupp19–9
Note: Cincinnati won the NCAAs and unranked Providence (20–5, Joe Mullaney, 24–5) won the NIT.

1961 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1962 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Ohio St.23–1Fred Taylor26–2
2Cincinnati25–2Ed Jucker29–2
3Kentucky22–2Adolph Rupp23–3
4Mississippi St.19–6Babe McCarthysame
5Bradley21–6Chuck Orsborn21–7
6Kansas St.22–3Tex Wintersame
7Utah23–3Jack Gardnersame
8Bowling Green21–3Harold Andersonsame
9Colorado18–6Sox Walseth19–7
10Duke20–5Vic Bubassame
11Loyola, IL21–3George Ireland23–4
12St. John's19–4Joe Lapchick21–5
13Wake Forest18–8Bones McKinney22–9
14Oregon St.22–4Slats Gill24–5
15West Virginia24–5George King24–6
16Arizona St.23–3Ned Wulk23–4
17Duquesne20–5Red Manning22–7
18Utah St.21–5Ladell Andersen22–7
19UCLA16–9John Wooden18–11
20Villanova19–6Jack Kraft21–7
Note: Cincinnati won the NCAAs and unranked Dayton (20–6, Tom Blackburn, 24–6) won the NIT.

1962 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1963 College Basketball Final AP Top 10

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments. From 1962–63 through 1967–68, AP ranked only 10 teams.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Cincinnati23–1Ed Jucker26–2
2Duke24–2Vic Bubas27–3
3Loyola, IL24–2George Ireland29–2
4Arizona St.24–2Ned Wulk26–3
5Wichita19–7Ralph Miller19–8
6Mississippi St.21–5Babe McCarthy22–6
7Ohio St.20–4Fred Taylorsame
8Illinois19–5Harry Combes20–6
9NYU17–3Lou Rossini18–5
10Colorado18–6Sox Walseth19–7
Note: Loyola, IL won the NCAAs.

1963 College Basketball RecapSecond 10

1964 College Basketball Final AP Top 10

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments. From 1962–63 through 1967–68, AP ranked only 10 teams.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1UCLA26–0John Wooden30–0
2Michigan20–4Dave Strack23–5
3Duke23–4Vic Bubas26–5
4Kentucky21–4Adolph Rupp21–6
5Wichita St.22–5Ralph Miller23–6
6Oregon St.25–3Slats Gill25–4
7Villanova22–3Jack Kraft24–4
8Loyola, IL20–5George Ireland22–6
9DePaul21–3Ray Meyer21–4
10Davidson22–4Lefty Driesellsame
Note: UCLA won the NCAAs.

1964 College Basketball RecapSecond 10

1965 College Basketball Final AP Top 10

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments. From 1962–63 through 1967–68, AP ranked only 10 teams.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Michigan21–3Dave Strack24–4
2UCLA24–2John Wooden28–2
3St. Joe's, PA25–1Jack Ramsay26–3
4Providence22–1Joe Mullaney24–2
5Vanderbilt23–3Roy Skinner24–4
6Davidson24–2Lefty Driesellsame
7Minnesota19–5John Kundlasame
8Villanova21–4Jack Kraft23–5
9BYU21–5Stan Watts21–7
10Duke20–5Vic Bubassame
Note: UCLA won the NCAAs.

1965 College Basketball RecapSecond 10

1966 College Basketball Final AP Top 10

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments. From 1962–63 through 1967–68, AP ranked only 10 teams.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Kentucky24–1Adolph Rupp27–2
2Duke23–3Vic Bubas26–4
3TX Western23–1Don Haskins28–1
4Kansas22–3Ted Owens23–4
5St. Joe's, PA22–4Jack Ramsay24–5
6Loyola, IL22–2George Ireland22–3
7Cincinnati21–5Tay Baker21–7
8Vanderbilt22–4Roy Skinnersame
9Michigan17–7Dave Strack18–8
10Western Kentucky23–2Johnny Oldham25–3
Note: Texas Western won the NCAAs.

1966 College Basketball RecapSecond 10

1967 College Basketball Final AP Top 10

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments. From 1962–63 through 1967–68, AP ranked only 10 teams.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1UCLA26–0John Wooden30–0
2Louisville23–3Peck Hickman23–5
3Kansas22–3Ted Owens23–4
4N. Carolina24–4Dean Smith26–6
5Princeton23–2B. vanBreda Kolff25–3
6Western Kentucky23–2Johnny Oldham23–3
7Houston23–3Guy Lewis27–4
8Tennessee21–5Ray Mears21–7
9Boston College19–2Bob Cousy21–3
10TX Western20–5Don Haskins22–6
Note: UCLA won the NCAAs.

1967 College Basketball RecapSecond 10

1968 College Basketball Final AP Top 10

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments. From 1962–63 through 1967–68, AP ranked only 10 teams.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Houston28–0Guy Lewis31–2
2UCLA25–1John Wooden29–1
3St. Bonaventure22–0Larry Weise23–2
4N. Carolina25–3Dean Smith28–4
5Kentucky21–4Adolph Rupp22–5
6New Mexico23–3Bob King23–5
7Columbia21–4Jack Rohan23–5
8Davidson22–4Lefty Driesell24–5
9Louisville20–6John Dromo21–7
10Duke21–5Vic Bubas22–6
Note: UCLA won the NCAAs.

1968 College Basketball RecapSecond 10

1969 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before major tournaments.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1UCLA25–1John Wooden29–1
2La Salle23–1Tom Golasame*
3Santa Clara26–1Dick Garibaldi27–2
4N. Carolina25–3Dean Smith27–5
5Davidson24–2Lefty Driesell26–3
6Purdue20–4George King23–5
7Kentucky22–4Adolph Rupp23–5
8St. John's22–4Lou Carnesecca23–6
9Duquesne19–4Red Manning21–5
10Villanova21–4Jack Kraft21–5
11Drake23–4Maury John26–5
12New Mexico St.23–3Lou Henson24–5
13S. Carolina20–6Frank McGuire21–7
14Marquette22–4Al McGuire24–5
15Louisville20–5John Dromo21–6
16Boston College21–3Bob Cousy24–4
17Notre Dame20–6Johnny Dee20–7
18Colorado20–6Sox Walseth21–7
19Kansas20–6Ted Owens20–7
20Illinois19–5Harvey Schmidtsame
*on probation
Note: UCLA won the NCAAs and Temple (18–8, Harry Litwack, 22–8) won the NIT.

1969 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1970 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Kentucky25–1Adolph Rupp26–2
2UCLA24–2John Wooden28–2
3St. Bonaventure22–1Larry Weise25–3
4Jacksonville23–1Joe Williams27–2
5New Mexico St.23–2Lou Henson27–3
6S. Carolina25–3Frank McGuiresame
7Iowa19–4Ralph Miller20–5
8Marquette22–3Al McGuire26–3
9Notre Dame20–6Johnny Dee21–8
10N. Carolina St.22–6Norm Sloan23–7
11Florida St.23–3Hugh Durhamsame
12Houston24–3Guy Lewis25–5
13Penn25–1Dick Harter25–2
14Drake21–6Maury John22–7
15Davidson22–4Terry Holland22–5
16Utah St.20–6Ladell Andersen22–7
17Niagara21–5Frank Layden22–7
18Western Kentucky22–2John Oldham22–3
19Long Beach St.23–3Jerry Tarkanian24–5
20USC18–8Bob Boydsame
Note: UCLA won the NCAAs and Marquette won the NIT.

1970 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1971 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1UCLA25–1John Wooden29–1
2Marquette26–0Al McGuire28–1
3Penn26–0Dick Harter28–1
4Kansas25–1Ted Owens27–3
5USC24–2Bob Boydsame
6South Carolina23–4Frank McGuire23–6
7Western Kentucky20–5John Oldham24–6
8Kentucky22–4Adolph Rupp22–6
9Fordham25–1Digger Phelps23–3
10Ohio St.19–5Fred Taylor20–6
11Jacksonville22–3Tom Wasdin22–4
12Notre Dame19–7Johnny Dee20–9
13North Carolina22–6Dean Smith26–6
14Houston20–6Guy Lewis22–7
15Duquesne21–3Red Manning21–4
16Long Beach St.21–4Jerry Tarkanian23–5
17Tennessee20–6Ray Mears21–7
18Villanova19–5Jack Kraft23–6
19Drake20–7Maury John21–8
20BYU18–9Stan Watts18–11
Note: UCLA won the NCAAs and North Carolina won the NIT.

1971 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1972 College Basketball 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.

1972 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1973 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1UCLA26–0John Wooden30–0
2North Carolina St.27–0Norm Sloansame
3Long Beach St.24–2Jerry Tarkanian26–3
4Providence24–2Dave Gavitt27–4
5Marquette23–3Al McGuire25–4
6Indiana19–5Bobby Knight22–6
7SW Louisiana23–2Beryl Shipley24–5
8Maryland22–6Lefty Driesell23–7
9Kansas St.22–4Jack Hartman23–5
10Minnesota20–4Bill Musselman21–5
11North Carolina22–7Dean Smith25–8
12Memphis St.21–5Gene Bartow24–6
13Houston23–3Guy Lewis23–4
14Syracuse22–4Roy Danforth24–5
15Missouri21–5Norm Stewart21–6
16Arizona St.18–7Ned Wulk19–9
17Kentucky19–7Joe B. Hall20–8
18Penn20–5Chuck Daly21–7
19Austin Peay21–5Lake Kelly22–7
20San Francisco22–4Bob Gaillard23–5
*North Carolina State was ineligible for NCAA tournament for improper methods used in recruiting David Thompson.
Note: UCLA won the NCAAs and unranked Virginia Tech (18–5, Don DeVoe, 22–5) won the NIT.

1973 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1974 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken after tournament.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1North Carolina St.26–1Norm Sloan30–1
2UCLA24–2John Wooden26–4
3Marquette22–4Al McGuire26–5
4Maryland23–5Lefty Driesellsame
5Notre Dame24–2Digger Phelps26–3
6Michigan21–4Johnny Orr22–5
7Kansas21–5Ted Owens23–7
8Providence26–3Dave Gavitt28–4
9Indiana20–5Bobby Knight23–5
10Long Beach St.24–2Lute Olsonsame
11Purdue18–8Fred Schaus22–8
12N. Carolina22–5Dean Smith22–6
13Vanderbilt23–3Roy Skinner23–5
14Alabama22–4C.M. Newtonsame
15Utah19–7Bill Foster22–8
16Pittsburgh23–3Buzz Ridl25–4
17USC22–4Bob Boyd24–5
18Oral Roberts21–5Ken Trickey23–6
19S. Carolina22–4Frank McGuire22–5
20Dayton19–7Don Donaher20–9
Note: North Carolina State won the NCAAs, Indiana won the CCA and Purdue won the NIT.

1974 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1975 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken after tournament.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1UCLA23–3John Wooden28–3
2Kentucky22–4Joe B. Hall26–5
3Indiana29–0Bobby Knight31–1
4Louisville24–2Denny Crum28–3
5Maryland22–4Lefty Driesell24–5
6Syracuse20–7Roy Danforth23–9
7N.C. State22–6Norm Sloan22–6
8Arizona St.23–3Ned Wulk25–4
9N. Carolina21–7Dean Smith23–8
10Alabama22–4C.M. Newton22–5
11Marquette23–3Al McGuire23–4
12Princeton18–8Pete Carril22–8
13Cincinnati21–5Gale Catlett23–6
14Notre Dame18–8Digger Phelps19–10
15Kansas St.18–8Jack Hartman20–9
16Drake16–10Bob Ortegel19–10
17UNLV22–4Jerry Tarkanian24–5
18Oregon St.18–10Ralph Miller19–12
19Michigan19–7Johnny Orr19–8
20Penn23–4Chuck Daly23–5
Note: UCLA won the NCAAs, Princeton won the NIT and Drake won CCA.

1975 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1976 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Indiana27–0Bobby Knight32–0
2Marquette25–1Al McGuire27–2
3UNLV28–1Jerry Tarkanian29–2
4Rutgers28–0Tom Young31–2
5UCLA24–3Gene Bartow28–4
6Alabama22–4C.M. Newton23–5
7Notre Dame22–5Digger Phelps23–6
8North Carolina25–3Dean Smith25–4
9Michigan21–6Johnny Orr25–7
10W. Michigan24–2Eldon Miller25–3
11Maryland22–6Lefty Driesellsame
12Cincinnati25–5Gale Catlett25–6
13Tennessee21–5Ray Mears21–6
14Missouri24–4Norm Stewart26–5
15Arizona22–8Fred Snowden24–9
16Texas Tech24–5Gerald Myers25–6
17DePaul19–8Ray Meyer20–9
18Virginia18–11Terry Holland18–12
19Centenary22–5Larry Littlesame
20Pepperdine21–5Gary Colson22–6
Note: Indiana won the NCAAs and unranked Kentucky (22–4, Joe B. Hall, 26–4) won the NIT.

1976 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1977 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Michigan24–3Johnny Orr26–4
2UCLA24–3Gene Bartow25–4
3Kentucky24–3Joe B. Hall26–4
4UNLV25–2Jerry Tarkanian29–3
5North Carolina24–4Dean Smith28–5
6Syracuse25–3Jim Boeheim26–4
7Marquette20–7Al McGuire25–7
8San Francisco29–1Bob Gaillard29–2
9Wake Forest20–7Carl Tacy22–8
10Notre Dame21–6Digger Phelps22–7
11Alabama23–4C.M. Newton25–6
12Detroit24–3Dick Vitale25–4
13Minnesota24–3Jim Dutchersame
14Utah22–6Jerry Pimm23–7
15Tennessee22–5Ray Mears22–6
16Kansas St.23–6Jack Hartman24–7
17UNCC25–3Lee Rose28–5
18Arkansas26–1Eddie Sutton26–2
19Louisville21–6Denny Crum21–7
20VMI25–3Charlie Schmaus26–4
Note: Marquette won the NCAAs and unranked St. Bonaventure (20–6, Jim Satalin, 24–6) won the NIT.

1977 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1978 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Kentucky25–2Joe B. Hall30–2
2UCLA24–2Gary Cunningham25–3
3DePaul25–2Ray Meyer27–3
4Michigan St.23–4Jed Heathcote25–5
5Arkansas28–3Eddie Sutton32–3
6Notre Dame20–6Digger Phelps23–8
7Duke23–6Bill Foster27–7
8Marquette24–3Hank Raymonds24–4
9Louisville22–6Denny Crum23–7
10Kansas24–4Ted Owens24–5
11San Francisco22–5Bob Gaillard23–6
12New Mexico24–3Norm Ellenberger24–4
13Indiana20–7Bobby Knight21–8
14Utah22–5Jerry Pimm23–6
15Florida St.23–5Hugh Durham23–6
16North Carolina23–7Dean Smith23–8
17Texas22–5Abe Lemons26–5
18Detroit24–3Dave Gaines25–4
19Miami, OH18–8Darrell Hedric19–9
20Penn19–7Bob Weinhauer20–8
Note: Kentucky won the NCAAs and Texas won the NIT.

1978 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1979 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
1Indiana St.29–0Bill Hodges33–1
2UCLA23–4Gary Cunningham25–5
3Michigan St.21–6Jud Heathcote26–6
4Notre Dame22–5Digger Phelps24–6
5Arkansas23–4Eddie Sutton25–5
6DePaul22–5Ray Meyer26–6
7LSU22–5Dale Brown23–6
8Syracuse25–3Jim Boeheim26–4
9North Carolina23–5Dean Smith23–6
10Marquette21–6Hank Raymonds22–7
11Duke22–7Bill Foster22–8
12San Francisco21–6Dan Belluomini22–7
13Louisville23–7Denny Crum24–8
14Penn21–5Bob Weinhauer25–7
15Purdue23–7Lee Rose27–8
16Oklahoma20–9Dave Bliss21–10
17St. John's18–10Lou Carnesecca21–11
18Rutgers21–8Tom Young22–9
19Toledo21–6Bob Nichols22–7
20Iowa20–7Lute Olson20–8
Note: Michigan St. won the NCAAs and unranked Indiana (17–12, Bobby Knight, 22–12) won the NIT.

1979 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1980 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1DePaul26–1Ray Meyer26–2
2Louisville28–3Denny Crum33–3
3LSU24–5Dale Brown26–6
4Kentucky28–5Joe B. Hall29–6
5Oregon St.26–3Ralph Miller26–4
6Syracuse25–3Jim Boeheim26–4
7Indiana20–7Bob Knight21–8
8Maryland23–6Lefty Driesell24–7
9Notre Dame20–7Digger Phelps20–8
10Ohio St.24–5Eldon Miller21–8
11Georgetown24–5John Thompson26–6
12BYU24–4Frank Arnold24–5
13St. John's24–4Lou Carnesecca24–5
14Duke22–8Bill Foster24–9
15North Carolina21–7Dean Smith21–8
16Missouri23–5Norm Stewart25–6
17Weber St.26–2Neil McCarthy26–3
18Arizona St.21–6Ned Wulk22–7
19Iona28–4Jim Valvano29–5
20Purdue19–9Lee Rose23–10
Note: Louisville won the NCAAs.

1980 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1981 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1DePaul27–1Ray Meyer27–2
2Oregon St.26–1Ralph Miller26–2
3Arizona St.24–3Ned Wulk24–4
4LSU28–3Dale Brown31–5
5Virginia25–3Terry Holland29–4
6North Carolina25–7Dean Smith29–8
7Notre Dame22–5Digger Phelps23–6
8Kentucky22–5Joe B. Hall22–6
9Indiana21–9Bob Knight26–9
10UCLA20–6Larry Brown20–7
11Wake Forest22–6Carl Tacy22–7
12Louisville21–8Denny Crum21–9
13Iowa21–6Lute Olson21–7
14Utah24–4Jerry Pimm25–5
15Tennessee20–7Don DeVoe21–8
16BYU22–6Frank Arnold25–7
17Wyoming23–5Jim Brandenburg24–6
18Maryland20–9Lefty Driesell21–10
19Illinois20–7Lou Henson21–8
20Arkansas22–7Eddie Sutton24–8
Note: Indiana won the NCAAs.

1981 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1982 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1North Carolina27–2Dean Smith32–2
2DePaul26–1Ray Meyer26–2
3Virginia29–3Terry Holland30–4
4Oregon St.23–4Ralph Miller25–5
5Missouri26–3Norm Stewart27–4
6Georgetown26–6John Thompson30–7
7Minnesota22–5Jim Dutcher23–6
8Idaho26–2Don Monson27–3
9Memphis St.23–4Dana Kirk24–5
10Tulsa24–5Nolan Richardson24–6
11Fresno St.26–2Boyd Grant27–3
12Arkansas23–5Eddie Sutton23–6
13Alabama23–6Wimp Sanderson24–7
14West Virginia26–3Gale Catlett27–4
15Kentucky22–7Joe B. Hall22–8
16Iowa20–7Lute Olson21–8
17Alabama-Birm.23–5Gene Bartow25–6
18Wake Forest20–8Carl Tacy21–9
19UCLA21–6Larry Farmer21–6
20Louisville20–9Denny Crum23–10
Note: North Carolina won the NCAAs.

1982 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1983 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1Houston27–2Guy Lewis31–3
2Louisville29–3Denny Crum32–4
3St. John's27–4Lou Carnesecca28–5
4Virginia27–4Terry Holland29–5
5Indiana23–5Bob Knight24–6
6UNLV28–2Jerry Tarkanian28–3
7UCLA23–5Larry Farmer23–6
8North Carolina26–7Dean Smith28–8
9Arkansas25–3Eddie Sutton26–4
10Missouri26–7Norm Stewart26–8
11Boston College24–6Gary Williams25–7
12Kentucky22–7Joe B. Hall23–8
13Villanova22–7Rollie Massimino24–8
14Wichita St.25–3Gene Smithsonsame
15Tennessee-Chat.26–3Murray Arnold26–4
16North Carolina St.20–10Jim Valvano26–10
17Memphis St.22–7Dana Kirk23–8
18Georgia21–9Hugh Durham24–10
19Oklahoma St.24–6Paul Hansen24–7
20Georgetown21–9John Thompson22–10
Note: North Carolina State won the NCAAs.

1983 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1984 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1North Carolina27–2Dean Smith28–3
2Georgetown29–3John Thompson34–3
3Kentucky26–4Joe B. Hall29–5
4DePaul26–2Ray Meyer27–3
5Houston28–4Guy Lewis32–5
6Illlinois24–4Lou Henson26–5
7Oklahoma29–4Billy Tubbs29–5
8Arkansas25–6Eddie Sutton25–7
9UTEP27–3Don Haskins27–4
10Purdue22–6Gene Keady22–7
11Maryland23–7Lefty Driesell24–8
12Tulsa27–3Nolan Richardson27–4
13UNLV27–5Jerry Tarkanian29–6
14Duke24–9Mike Krzyzewski24–10
15Washington22–6Marv Harshman24–7
16Memphis St.24–6Dana Kirk26–7
17Oregon St.22–6Ralph Miller22–7
18Syracuse22–8Jim Boeheim23–9
19Wake Forest21–8Carl Tacy23–9
20Temple25–4John Chaney26–5
Note: Georgetown won the NCAAs.

1984 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1985 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1Georgetown30–2John Thompson35–3
2Michigan25–3Bill Frieder26–4
3St. John's27–3Lou Carnesecca31–4
4Oklahoma28–5Billy Tubbs31–6
5Memphis St.27–3Dana Kirk31–4
6Georgia Tech24–7Bobby Cremins27–8
7North Carolina24–8Dean Smith27–9
8Louisiana Tech27–2Andy Russo29–3
9UNLV27–3Jerry Tarkanian28–4
10Duke22–7Mike Krzyzewski23–8
11Virginia Comm.25–5J.D. Barnett26–6
12Illinois24–8Lou Henson26–9
13Kansas25–7Larry Brown26–8
14Loyola, IL25–5Gene Sullivan27–6
15Syracuse21–8Jim Boeheim22–9
16North Carolina St.20–9Jim Valvano23–10
17Texas Tech23–7Gerald Myers23–8
18Tulsa23–7Nolan Richardson23–8
19Georgia21–8Hugh Durham22–9
20LSU19–9Dale Brown19–10
Note: Unranked Villanova (19–10, Rollie Massimino, 25–10) won the NCAAs.

1985 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1986 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1Duke32–2Mike Krzyzewski37–3
2Kansas31–3Larry Brown35–4
3Kentucky29–3Eddie Sutton32–4
4St. John's30–4Lou Carnesecca31–5
5Michigan27–4Bill Frieder28–5
6Georgia Tech25–6Bobby Cremins27–7
7Louisville26–7Denny Crum32–7
8North Carolina26–5Dean Smith28–6
9Syracuse25–5Jim Boeheim26–6
10Notre Dame23–5Digger Phelps23–6
11UNLV31–4Jerry Tarkanian33–5
12Memphis St.27–5Dana Kirk28–6
13Georgetown23–7John Thompson24–8
14Bradley31–2Dick Versace32–3
15Oklahoma25–8Billy Tubbs26–9
16Indiana21–7Bob Knight21–8
17Navy27–4Paul Evans30–5
18Michigan St.21–7Jud Heathcote23–8
19Illinois21–9Lou Henson22–10
20UTEP27–5Don Haskins27–6
Note: Louisville won the NCAAs.

1986 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1987 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1UNLV33–1Jerry Tarkanian37–2
2North Carolina29–3Dean Smith32–4
3Indiana24–4Bob Knight30–4
4Georgetown26–4John Thompson29–5
5DePaul26–2Joey Meyer28–3
6Iowa27–4Tom Davis30–5
7Purdue24–4Gene Keady25–5
8Temple31–3John Chaney32–4
9Alabama26–4Wimp Sanderson28–5
10Syracuse26–6Jim Boeheim31–7
11Illinois23–7Lou Henson23–8
12Pittsburgh24–7Paul Evans25–8
13Clemson25–5Cliff Ellis25–6
14Missouri24–9Norm Stewart24–10
15UCLA24–6Walt Hazzard25–7
16New Orleans25–3Benny Dees26–4
17Duke22–8Mike Krzyzewski24–9
18Notre Dame22–7Digger Phelps24–8
19TCU23–6Jim Killingsworth24–7
20Kansas23–10Larry Brown25–11
Note: Indiana won the NCAAs.

1987 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1988 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1Temple29–1John Chaney32–2
2Arizona31–2Lute Olson35–3
3Purdue27–3Gene Keady29–4
4Oklahoma30–3Billy Tubbs35–4
5Duke24–6Mike Krzyzewski28–7
6Kentucky25–5Eddie Sutton27–6
7North Carolina24–6Dean Smith27–7
8Pittsburgh23–6Paul Evans24–7
9Syracuse25–8Jim Boeheim26–9
10Michigan24–7Bill Frieder26–8
11Bradley26–4Stan Albeck26–5
12UNLV27–5Jerry Tarkanian28–6
13Wyoming26–5Benny Dees26–6
14North Carolina St.24–7Jim Valvano24–8
15Loyola, CA27–3Paul Westhead28–4
16Illinois22–9Lou Henson23–10
17Iowa22–9Tom Davis24–10
18Xavier, OH26–3Pete Gillen26–4
19BYU25–5Ladell Andersen26–6
20Kansas St.22–8Lon Kruger25–9
Note: Unranked Kansas (21–11, Larry Brown, 27–11) won the NCAAs.

1988 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1989 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1Arizona27–3Lute Olson29–4
2Georgetown26–4John Thompson29–5
3Illinois27–4Lou Henson31–5
4Oklahoma28–5Billy Tubbs30–6
5North Carolina27–7Dean Smith29–8
6Missouri27–7Norm Stewart & Rich Daly29–8
7Syracuse27–7Jim Boeheim30–8
8Indiana25–7Bob Knight27–8
9Duke24–7Mike Krzyzewski28–8
10Michigan24–7Bill Frieder & Steve Fisher30–7
11Seton Hall26–6P.J. Carlesimo31–7
12Louisville22–8Denny Crum24–9
13Stanford26–6Mike Montgomery26–7
14Iowa22–9Tom Davis23–10
15UNLV26–7Jerry Tarkanian29–8
16Florida St.22–7Pat Kennedy22–8
17West Virginia25–4Gale Catlett26–5
18Ball St.28–2Rick Majerus29–3
19North Carolina St.20–8Jim Valvano22–9
20Alabama23–7Wimp Sanderson23–8
Note: Michigan won the NCAAs.

1989 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1990 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1Oklahoma26-4Billy Tubbs27-5
2UNLV29-5Jerry Tarkanian35-5
3Connecticut28-5Jim Calhoun31-6
4Michigan St.26-5Jud Heathcote28-6
5Kansas29-4Roy Williams30-5
6Syracuse24-6Jim Boeheim26-7
7Arkansas26-4Nolan Richardson30-5
8Georgetown23-6John Thompson24-7
9Georgia Tech24-6Bobby Cremins28-7
10Purdue21-7Gene Keady22-8
11Missouri26-5Norm Stewart26-6
12La Salle29-1Speedy Morris30-2
13Michigan22-7Steve Fisher23-8
14Arizona24-6Lute Olsen25-7
15Duke24-8Mike Krzyzewski29-9
16Louisville26-7Denny Crum27-8
17Clemson24-8Cliff Ellis26-9
18Illinois21-7Lou Henson21-8
19LSU22-8Dale Brown23-9
20Minnesota20-8Clem Haskins23-9
Note: UNLV won the NCAAs.

1990 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1992 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1Duke28-2Mike Krzyewski 34-2
2Kansas26-4Roy Williams27-5
3Ohio St.23-5Randy Ayers26-6
4UCLA25-4Jim Harrick28-5
5Indiana23-6Bob Knight27-7
6Kentucky26-6Rick Pitino29-7
7UNLV26-2Jerry Tarkaniansame*
8USC23-5George Raveling24-6
9Arkansas25-7Nolan Richardson26-8
10Arizona24-6Lute Olson24-7
11Oklahoma St.26-7Eddie Sutton28-8
12Cincinnati25-4Bob Huggins29-5
13Alabama25-8Wimp Sanderson26-9
14Michigan St.21-7Jud Heathcote22-8
15Michigan20-8Steve Fisher25-9
16Missouri20-8Norm Stewart21-9
17Massachusetts28-4John Calipari30-5
18North Carolina21-9Dean Smith23-10
19Seton Hall21-8P.J. Carlesimo23-9
20Florida St.20-9Pat Kennedy22-10
* UNLV was ineligible to participate in the tournament.
Note: Duke won the NCAAs.

1992 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1993 College Basketball Final AP Top 20

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1Indiana28-3Bobby Knight31-4
2Kentucky26-3Rick Pitino30-4
3Michigan26-4Steve Fisher31-5
4North Carolina28-4Dean Smith34-4
5Arizona24-3Lute Olsen24-4
6Seton Hall27-6P.J. Carlesimo28-7
7Cincinnati24-4Bob Huggins27-5
8Vanderbilt26-5Eddie Fogler28-6
9Kansas25-6Roy Williams29-7
10Duke23-7Mike Krzyzewski24-8
11Florida St.22-9Pat Kennedy25-10
12Arkansas20-8Nolan Richardson22-9
13Iowa22-8Tom Davis23-9
14Masssachusetts23-6John Calipari24-7
15Louisville20-8Denny Crum22-9
16Wake Forest19-8Dave Odom21-9
17New Orleans26-3Tim Floyd26-4
18Georgia Tech19-10Bobby Cremins19-11
19Utah23-6Rick Majerus24-7
20Western Kentucky24-5Ralph Willard26-6

1993 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1991 College Basketball Recap: Final AP Top 25

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1UNLV30-0Jerry Tarkanian34-1
2Arkansas31-3Nolan Richardson34-4
3Indiana27-4Bob Knight29-5
4North Carolina25-5Dean Smith29-6
5Ohio St.25-3Randy Ayers27-4
6Duke26-7Mike Krzyewski 32-7
7Syracuse26-5Jim Boeheim26-6
8Arizona26-6Lute Olson28-7
9Kentucky22-6Rick Pitinosame*
10Utah28-3Rick Majerus30-4
11Nebraska26-7Danny Nee26-8
12Kansas22-7Roy Williams27-8
13Seton Hall22-8P.J. Carlesimo25-9
14Oklahoma St.22-7Eddie Sutton24-8
15New Mexico St.23-5Neil McCarthy23-6
16UCLA23-8Jim Harrick23-9
17E. Tennessee St.28-4Alan LaForce28-5
18Princeton24-2Pete Carril24-3
19Alabama21-9Wimp Sanderson23-10
20St. John's20-8Lou Carnesecca23-9
21Mississippi St.20-8Richard Williams20-9
22LSU20-9Dale Brown20-10
23Texas22-8Tom Penders23-9
24DePaul20-8Joey Meyer20-9
25Southern Miss.21-7M.K. Turk21-8
* on probation.
Note: Duke won the NCAA tournament.

1991 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions

1994 College Basketball Recap: Final AP Top 25

Writers' poll taken before tournament.

Before NCAAsHead CoachFinal Record
1North Carolina27-6Dean Smith28-7
2Arkansas25-3Nolan Richardson31-3
3Purdue26-4Gene Keady29-5
4Connecticut27-4Jim Calhoun29-5
5Missouri25-3Norm Stewart28-4
6Duke23-5Mike Kyzrzewski28-6
7Kentucky26-6Rick Pitino27-7
8Massachusetts27-6John Calipari28-7
9Arizona25-5Lute Olson29-6
10Louisville26-5Denny Crum28-6
11Michigan21-7Steve Fisher24-8
12Temple 22-7John Chaney23-8
13Kansas 25-7Roy Williams27-8
14Florida25-7Lon Kruger29-8
15Syracuse21-6Jim Boeheim23-7
16California22-7Todd Bozeman22-8
17UCLA21-6Jim Harrick21-7
18Indiana19-8Bob Knight21-9
19Oklahoma St.23-9Eddie Sutton24-10
20Texas25-7Tom Penders26-8
21Marquette22-8Kevin O'Neill24-9
22Nebraska20-9Danny Nee20-10
23Minnesota20-11Clem Haskins21-12
24Saint Louis23-5Charlie Spoonhour23-6
25Cincinnati22-9Bob Huggins22-10
Note: Arkansas won the NCAA tournament.

1994 College Basketball RecapMajor Conference Champions
1949 College Basketball Recap