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1961-62 Missouri Valley Conference Season Summary

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Record: 105-83, .559 W-L% (7th of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Bradley and Cincinnati

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Cincinnati)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Cincinnati)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Bradley and Cincinnati)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 CincinnatiRFN 10 2 .833 29 2 .935
2 Bradley R 10 2 .833 21 7 .750
3 Wichita State  7 5 .583 18 9 .667
4 Drake  6 6 .500 16 8 .667
5 Saint Louis  5 7 .417 11 15 .423
6 Tulsa  4 8 .333 7 19 .269
7 North Texas  0 12 .000 3 23 .115

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/19 12/26 1/2 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 3/6 Final
Cincinnati 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2
Bradley           9 9 9 7 5 6 6 6 5
Wichita State     8                      

NCAA Tournament

Regional Semifinal
Cincinnati won (66-46) versus Creighton (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Cincinnati won (73-46) versus Colorado (Midwest Regional)

National Semifinal
Cincinnati won (72-70) versus UCLA

National Final
Cincinnati won (71-59) versus Ohio State