1982 NCAA National Championship Tournament


 
Final Four host site:  Old Dominion Univ., Norfolk, VA   Go to 1981 Tournament 
Champion:     Louisiana Tech  (35-1)*
Runner-Up:     Cheyney State  (28-3)   Go to 1982 AIAW Tourn.
Final Four:      Tennessee  (22-10) 
                      Maryland  (25-7) 
32 teams 
  Go to 1983 Tournament
* Louisiana Tech's only season loss was to Old Dominion. Return to Index Page
Automatic Bids:
Drake                       Method of earning automatic bid unknown
Howard                    Method of earning automatic bid unknown
Jackson State           Southwest Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament champion
Kansas State            Big Eight Conference regular-season and tournament champion
Kent State                Mid-American Athl. Conf. second place; Miami-OH was conference regular
                                       season/tournament champion but went to AIAW
Kentucky                 Southeastern Conference regular-season and tournament champion
Long Beach State     Method of earning automatic bid unknown
Maryland                  Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season and tournament champion
Memphis                  Metropolitan Collegiate season co-champion; tournament champion
Ohio State                Big Ten Conference tournament champion
St. Peter's                 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament champion
Stanford                   Method of earning automatic bid unknown
Tennessee Tech        Method of earning automatic bid unknown

 
First-round games played at higher seed.
 
EAST REGIONAL -- North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
 First Round 
Fri., 3/12-Sat., 3/13
   Regional Semifinals 
Thurs., 3/18-Fri., 3/19
  Regional Final 
3/20 or 3/21
1. Old Dominion 75
8. St. Peter's 42 1. Old Dominion 67
4. Kansas State 78 4. Kansas State 76
5. Stephen F. Austin 75 4. Kansas State 71
3. North Carolina St. 75 2. Cheyney State 93
6. Northwestern 71 3. North Carolina St. 68
2. Cheyney State 75 2. Cheyney State 74
7. Auburn 64
 
WEST REGIONAL -- Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
 First Round 
Fri., 3/12-Sat., 3/13
   Regional Semifinals 
Thurs., 3/18-Fri., 3/19
  Regional Final 
3/20 or 3/21
1. Long Beach State 95
8. Howard 57 1. Long Beach State 78
4. Drake 90 4. Drake 91
5. Ohio State 79 4. Drake 78
3. Oregon 53 2. Maryland 89
6. Missouri 59 6. Missouri 68
2. Maryland 82 2. Maryland 80
7. Stanford 48
 
MIDEAST REGIONAL -- University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
 First Round 
Fri., 3/12-Sat., 3/13
   Regional Semifinals 
Thurs., 3/18-Fri., 3/19
  Regional Final 
3/20 or 3/21
1. Southern California 99
8. Kent State 55 1. Southern Cal 73
4. Penn State 96 4. Penn State 70
5. Clemson 75 1. Southern Cal 90
(OT)
3. Memphis State 72 2. Tennessee 91
6. Mississippi 70 3. Memphis State 63
2. Tennessee 72 2. Tennessee 78
7. Jackson State 56
 
MIDWEST REGIONAL -- Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
 First Round 
Fri., 3/12-Sat., 3/13
   Regional Semifinals 
Thurs., 3/18-Fri., 3/19
  Regional Final 
3/20 or 3/21
1. Louisiana Tech 114
8. Tennessee Tech 53 1. Louisiana Tech 92
4. Arizona State 97 4. Arizona State 54
5. Georgia 77 1. Louisiana Tech 82
3. South Carolina 79 2. Kentucky 60
6. East Carolina 54 3. South Carolina 69
2. Kentucky 88 2. Kentucky 73
7. Illinois 80
 
FINAL FOUR -- Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
 Semifinals 
Friday, 3/26
 Championship 
Sunday, 3/28
Cheyney State 76
Maryland 66 Cheyney State 62
Tennessee 46 Louisiana Tech 76
Louisiana Tech 69
 


 
Season Records Final Poll Post-Season
Arizona State 24-  7 (?) 18 NCAA Midwest Regional Semifinal
Arkansas* 26-10 AIAW first round
Auburn 24-  5 NCAA East first round
California* 23-10 AIAW Quarterfinals
Central Missouri* 20-  8 AIAW first round
Cheyney State 28-  3 2 NCAA Runner-Up (East Region)
Clemson 20-12 NCAA Mideast first round
Colorado* 28-  8 AIAW first round
Connecticut   9-18
Delta State* 24-15 AIAW Quarterfinals
Drake 28-  7 16 NCAA West Regional Final
East Carolina 17-10 NCAA Midwest first round
Fresno State   8-17
Georgia 21-  9 NCAA Midwest first round
Georgia Southern* 26-  5 AIAW first round
Howard 14-11 NCAA West first round
Illinois 21-  9 NCAA Midwest first round
Jackson State 28-  8 NCAA Mideast first round
Kansas State 26-  6 14 NCAA East Regional Final
Kent State 17-14 NCAA Mideast first round
Kentucky 24-  8 13 NCAA Midwest Regional Final
Long Beach State (24-6?) 23-  6 9 NCAA West Regional Semifinal
Louisiana Tech 35-  1 1 NCAA Champion (Midwest Region)
Maryland 25-  7 3 NCAA Final Four (West Region)
Memphis State 26-  5 17 NCAA Mideast Regional Semifinal
Miami-OH* 24-  9 AIAW first round
Minnesota* 18-10 AIAW Quarterfinals
Mississippi 27-  5 NCAA Mideast first round
Missouri 24-  9 20 NCAA West Regional Semifinal
Montana* 22-  5 AIAW first round
North Carolina 17-12
North Carolina State 24-  6 12 NCAA East Regional Semifinal
Northwestern** 21-  8 NCAA East first round
Ohio State           (20-7?) 19-  7 NCAA West first round
Old Dominion 22-  6 7 NCAA East Regional Semifinal
Oregon                (21-5?) 20-  5 19 NCAA West first round
Penn State 24-  6 10 NCAA Mideast Regional Semifinal
Rutgers* 25-  7 8 AIAW Champion
South Carolina     (23-8?) 22-  8 15 NCAA Midwest Regional Semifinal
Southern California (23?) 22-  4 6 NCAA Mideast Regional Final
Stanford 19-  8 NCAA West first round
Stephen F. Austin 15-  9 NCAA East first round
Tennessee 22-10 4 NCAA Final Four (Mideast Region)
Tennessee Tech 20-11 NCAA Midwest first round
Texas* 35-  4 5 AIAW Runner-Up
UCLA 16-14
Vanderbilt 20-14 AIAW first round
Villanova*            (29-4?) 28-  4 11 AIAW Final Four
Virginia 22-10
Washington 16-10
Wayland Baptist* (20-14?) 19-13 AIAW Final Four
Western Kentucky 12-15
Wisconsin* 21-13 AIAW Quarterfinals
* - AIAW team
** - Northwestern competed in regional AIAW tournament but NCAA national tournament.
 


CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS
 
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AP POLLS
3/2 3/9
1. Louisiana Tech 29-1 1. Louisiana Tech 30-1
2. Cheyney State 23-2 2. Cheyney State 24-2
3. Old Dominion 21-5 3. Old Dominion 21-5
4. Southern California 19-2 4. Long Beach State 23-5
5. Texas 29-3 5. Texas 29-3
6. Long Beach State 21-5 6. Southern California 21-3
7. Rutgers 19-6 7. Rutgers 20-6
8. Maryland 22-6 8. Maryland 22-6
9. Oregon 19-4 9. Oregon 21-4
10. North Carolina St. 23-5 10. Tennessee 19-9
11. Tennessee 19-9 11. Penn State 23-5
12. Penn State 22-5 12. North Carolina St. 23-6
13. Kentucky 22-7 13. South Carolina 11-7
14. South Carolina 21-7 14. Kentucky 22-7
15. Memphis State 25-4 15. Memphis State 25-4
16. Villanova 23-3 16. Villanova 24-3
17. Arizona State 22-6 17. Arizona State 24-6
18. Georgia 21-8 18. Georgia 21-8
19. Kansas State 23-5 19. Kansas State 24-5
20. Ohio State 19-5 20. Drake 26-6
  
 

 
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