Originally Posted by ClarkC
Did you not understand the explanation that volstennis gave?
The basic idea is that players played in the NCAA tournament as individuals. The scoring system was such that a first round win counted as so many points towards your team's total score, a second-round win counted more, etc. So, the team champion had a lot of good players scoring points for them, but there were no dual matches in the NCAA tournament.
I didn't realize I was supposed to be satisfied with one answer. Lots of people have different knowledge about what it was like back then and I'm interested in hearing about it. Not too hard to figure out.
Anyway, thanks for the additional input.