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NCAA Tournament 1981
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National Third Place - 3/30 Philadelphia, PA
Virginia 78 Louisiana State 74

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
Indiana
Coach: Bobby Knight
Conference: Big Ten
Bid Type: Automatic
Season Record: 21-9
 3/30 Philadelphia
 3/28 Philadelphia
49
1
Louisiana State
67
3
Indiana
 3/28 Philadelphia
78
2
North Carolina
65
1
Virginia
 3/22 New Orleans
96
1
Louisiana State
85
6
Wichita State
 3/22 Bloomington
46
9
Saint Joseph`s
78
3
Indiana
 3/21 Salt Lake City
68
8
Kansas State
82
2
North Carolina
 3/21 Atlanta
74
1
Virginia
60
6
Brigham Young
 3/20 New Orleans
72
1
Louisiana State
56
5
Arkansas
 3/20 New Orleans
66
6
Wichita State
65
7
Kansas
 3/20 Bloomington
42
9
Saint Joseph`s
41
5
Boston College
 3/20 Bloomington
87
3
Indiana
72
7
UAB
 3/19 Salt Lake City
57
8
Kansas State
52
4
Illinois
 3/19 Salt Lake City
56
3
Utah
61
2
North Carolina
 3/19 Atlanta
62
1
Virginia
48
4
Tennessee
 3/19 Atlanta
51
6
Brigham Young
50
2
Notre Dame
 3/14 Austin
100
1
Louisiana State
78
8
Lamar
 3/14 Austin
73
4
Louisville
74
5
Arkansas
 3/15 Wichita
56
3
Iowa
60
6
Wichita State
 3/15 Wichita
71
2
Arizona State
88
7
Kansas
 3/14 Dayton
48
1
DePaul
49
9
Saint Joseph`s
 3/15 Tuscaloosa
64
4
Wake Forest
67
5
Boston College
 3/14 Dayton
99
3
Indiana
64
6
Maryland
 3/15 Tuscaloosa
62
2
Kentucky
69
7
UAB
 3/14 Los Angeles
48
1
Oregon State
50
8
Kansas State
 3/14 Los Angeles
67
4
Illinois
65
5
Wyoming
 3/15 El Paso
94
3
Utah
69
11
Northeastern
 3/15 El Paso
74
2
North Carolina
57
10
Pittsburgh
 3/15 Charlotte
54
1
Virginia
50
9
Villanova
 3/15 Charlotte - OT
58
4
Tennessee
56
5
VCU
 3/14 Providence
55
3
UCLA
78
6
Brigham Young
 3/14 Providence
54
2
Notre Dame
45
10
James Madison
78
5
Wyoming
43
12
Howard
85
5
VCU
69
12
LIU
Bids

America East - 1
Atlantic 10 - 1
Atlantic Coast - 4
Atlantic Sun - 1
Big East - 3
Big Eight - 3
Big Sky - 1
Big Ten - 3
Big West - 1
East Coast - 1
ECAC Metro - 1
ECAC South - 1
Independents - 2
Ivy League - 1
MEAC - 1
Metro - 1
Mid-American - 1
Missouri Valley - 2
Ohio Valley - 1
Pac-10 - 3
Southeastern - 4
Southern - 1
Southland - 1
Southwestern - 2
Sun Belt - 2
SWAC - 1
West Coast - 1
Western Athletic - 3
Conference Records
Full Standings

America East 1-1 (.500)
Atlantic 10 1-1 (.500)
Atlantic Coast 9-4 (.692)
Atlantic Sun 0-1 (.000)
Big East 3-3 (.500)
Big Eight 5-3 (.625)
Big Sky 0-1 (.000)
Big Ten 6-2 (.750)
Big West 0-1 (.000)
East Coast 3-1 (.750)
ECAC Metro 0-1 (.000)
ECAC South 1-1 (.500)
Independents 1-2 (.333)
Ivy League 0-1 (.000)
MEAC 0-1 (.000)
Metro 0-1 (.000)
Mid-American 0-1 (.000)
Missouri Valley 3-2 (.600)
Ohio Valley 0-1 (.000)
Pac-10 0-3 (.000)
Southeastern 4-5 (.444)
Southern 0-1 (.000)
Southland 1-1 (.500)
Southwestern 2-2 (.500)
Sun Belt 3-2 (.600)
SWAC 0-1 (.000)
West Coast 0-1 (.000)
Western Athletic 5-3 (.625)

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