1985 Tournament


 
Final Four host site:  University of Texas, Austin, TX   Go to 1984 Tournament 
Champion:     Old Dominion  (31-3)
Runner-Up:     Georgia  (29-5)   Go to 1986 Tournament 
Final Four:      Northeast Louisiana  (30-2)* 
                      Western Kentucky  (28-6) 
32 teams 
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* Northeast Louisiana lost to Louisiana Tech by 6 points in Ruston during regular season,
but defeated La. Tech by 13 points in Monroe.

Automatic bids:
Holy Cross                     Metro Atlantic tournament champion (St. Peter's won reg.-season title)
Idaho                              Mountain West regular-season and tournament champion
Illinois State                    Gateway regular-season champion (no tournament)
Long Beach State            Western Collegiate regular-season champion (no tournament)
Memphis                         Metro Collegiate regular-season co-champion and tournament champion
Middle Tennessee State   Ohio Valley regular-season champion (no tournament)
Missouri                          Big Eight regular-season and tournament champion
North Carolina State        ACC regular-season and tournament champion
Northeast Louisiana         Southland regular-season champion (no tournament)
Ohio State                       Big Ten regular-season champion (no tournament)
Old Dominion                  Sun Belt regular-season and tournament champion
Penn State                       Atlantic 10 regular-season co-champion and tournament champion
Syracuse                         Big East tournament champion (St. John's/Villanova split reg.-season title)
Tennessee                       SEC tournament champion (Mississippi won regular-season title)
Texas                              SWC regular-season and tournament champion
Washington                     NorPac regular-season and tournament champion
Western Michigan           Mid-American tournament champion (Cent. Mich.won reg.-season title)
 
Tournament seedings:
1.  Texas                              8. Mississippi
2.  Old Dominion                  7. Ohio State
3.  Louisiana Tech                6.  Northeast Louisiana
4.  Long Beach State            5. Georgia
 
First-round games at higher seed.
 
EAST REGIONAL -- Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
 First Round 
Thu., 3/14 through Sat., 3/16
   Regional Semifinals 
Thu., 3/21-Fri., 3/22
  Regional Final 
3/23 or 3/24
1. Old Dominion 88
8. Syracuse 63 1. Old Dominion 77
4. North Carolina State 67 4. North Carolina St. 67
5. St. Joseph's 63 1. Old Dominion 72
3. Penn State 98 2. Ohio State 68
6. North Carolina 79 3. Penn State 78
2. Ohio State 102 2. Ohio State 81
7. Holy Cross 60
 
MIDWEST REGIONAL -- Northeast Louisiana University, Monroe, LA
 First Round 
Thu., 3/14 through Sat., 3/16
   Regional Semifinals 
Thu., 3/21-Fri., 3/22
  Regional Final 
3/23 or 3/24
1. Louisiana Tech 81
8. Illinois State 57 1. Louisiana Tech 94
4. Nevada-Las Vegas 68 5. San Diego State 64
5. San Diego State 70 1. Louisiana Tech 76
3. Auburn 82 2. Northeast Louisiana 85
6. Memphis State 64 3. Auburn 71
2. Northeast Louisiana 85 2. Northeast Louisiana 76
7. Missouri               (OT) 84
 
MIDEAST REGIONAL -- Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
 First Round 
Thu., 3/14 through Sat., 3/16
   Regional Semifinals 
Thu., 3/21-Fri., 3/22
  Regional Final 
3/23 or 3/24
1. Texas 84
8. Western Michigan 62 1. Texas 90
4. Western Kentucky 90 4. Western Kentucky 92
5. Middle Tennessee State 83 4. Western Kentucky 72
3. Tennessee 65 2. Mississippi 68
6. Virginia 55 3. Tennessee 60
2. Mississippi 81 2. Mississippi 63
7. Southern Mississippi 68
 
WEST REGIONAL -- University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
 First Round 
Thu., 3/14 through Sat., 3/16
   Regional Semifinals 
Thu., 3/21-Fri., 3/22
  Regional Final 
3/23 or 3/24
1. Long Beach State 112
8. Brigham Young 85 1. Long Beach State 75
4. Southern California 74 4. Southern California 72
5. Idaho 51 1. Long Beach State 82
3. Washington 62 2. Georgia 97
6. UCLA 78 6. UCLA 42
2. Georgia 91 2. Georgia 78
7. Tennessee Tech 74
 
 
FINAL FOUR -- University of Texas, Austin, TX
 Semifinals 
Friday, 3/29
 Championship 
Sunday, 3/31 (on CBS)
Old Dominion 57
Northeast Louisiana 47 Old Dominion 70
Western Kentucky 78 Georgia 65
Georgia 91
 


 
Season Records Final Poll Post-Season
Auburn 25-  6 10 NCAA Midwest Regional Semifinal
Brigham Young 19-  9 NCAA West first round
Cal-Poly Pomona     - NCAA Division II Champion
Central Florida 20-10 competed in NCAA Division II
Central Missouri State     - NCAA Division II Runner-Up
Connecticut   9-18
Delta State 19-  7 announced move to Division II
Fresno State 20-  9
Georgia 29-  5 8 NCAA Runner-Up (West Region)
Hampton     - NCAA Division II Final Four
Holy Cross 21-  7 NCAA East first round
Idaho 28-  2 NCAA West first round
Illinois State 23-  6 NCAA Midwest first round
Iowa 20-  8
Long Beach State (27-3?) 28-  3 3 NCAA West Regional Final
Louisiana State 20-  9 WNIT Champion
Louisiana Tech 29-  4 4 NCAA Midwest Regional Final
Maryland   9-18
Memphis State 23-  7 NCAA Midwest first round
Mercer     - NCAA Division II Final Four
Middle Tennessee State 23-  7 NCAA Mideast first round
Mississippi 29-  3 6 NCAA Mideast Regional Final
Missouri 22-  9 NCAA Midwest first round
Nevada-Las Vegas 25-  5 16 NCAA Midwest first round
North Carolina 21-11 NCAA East first round
North Carolina State 25-  6 12 NCAA East Regional Semifinal
Northeast Louisiana 30-  2 2 NCAA Final Four (Midwest Region)
Northern Illinois 15-13
Ohio State 28-  3 7 NCAA East Regional Final
Old Dominion 31-  3 5 NCAA Champion (East Region)
Penn State 28-  5 9 NCAA East Regional Semifinal
St. Joseph's 25-  5 17 NCAA East first round
San Diego State 21-  9 20 NCAA Midwest Regional Semifinal
Southern California 20-  9 (21?) 15 NCAA West Regional Semifinal
Southern Mississippi 21-  9 NCAA Mideast first round
Stanford   9-19
Syracuse 18-13 NCAA East first round
Tennessee 22-10 13 NCAA Mideast Regional Semifinal
Tennessee Tech 20-  9 NCAA West first round
Texas 28-  3 1 NCAA Mideast Regional Final
Texas Tech 24-  8 19 WNIT Final Four (3rd)
UCLA 20-10 18 NCAA West Regional Semifinal
Virginia 21-  8 NCAA Mideast first round
Washington 26-  2 11 NCAA West first round
Western Kentucky 28-  6 NCAA Final Four (Mideast Region)
Western Michigan 19-10 NCAA Mideast first round
 


CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS
 
Big East
Championship -- Syracuse 57, Villanova 56
 

NCAA Division II Tournament
Semifinals -- Cal-Poly Pomona 91, Hamption 51
                    Central Missouri State 82, Mercer 79
Championship -- Cal-Poly Pomona 80, Central Missouri State 69
 


AP POLLS
3/5 3/12 (Final)
1. Texas 25-2 1. Texas (57) 27-2
2. Northeast Louisiana 26-1 2. Northeast Louisiana 27-1
3. Long Beach State 24-2 3. Long Beach State 26-2
4. Louisiana Tech 26-3 4. Louisiana Tech 27-3
5. Old Dominion 24-3 5. Old Dominion 26-3
6. Mississippi 27-2 6. Mississippi 27-2
7. Ohio State 24-2 7. Ohio State 26-2
8. Georgia 25-4 8. Georgia 25-4
9. Auburn 24-4 9. Penn State 27-4
10. Penn State 27-4 10. Auburn 24-5
11. Southern California 19-6 11. Washington 26-1
12. Washington 21-1 12. North Carolina St. 24-5
13. North Carolina St. 24-5 13. Tennessee 21-9
14. Western Kentucky 23-4 14. Western Kentucky 25-5
15. Tennessee 20-9 15. Southern California 20-8
16. Nevada-Las Vegas 22-4 16. Nevada-Las Vegas 26-4
17. Texas Tech 21-6 17. St. Joseph's 25-4
18. St. Joseph's 25-4 18. UCLA 19-1
19. San Diego State 19-8 19. Texas Tech 22-7
20. UCLA 18-9 20. San Diego State 20-8
Also:  Idaho, North Carolina, 
Virginia, Missouri, Memphis State, 
Middle Tennessee State, Drake, 
Illinois State, Oklahoma, Temple, 
Tennessee Tech, Iowa, St. Peter's.
  

 
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