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1968-69 Missouri Valley Conference Season Summary

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Record: 135-104, .565 W-L% (5th of 19)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Drake and Louisville

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Drake)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Cincinnati)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Drake and Louisville)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 DrakeRF 13 3 .813 26 5 .839
2 Louisville R 13 3 .813 21 6 .778
3 Tulsa  11 5 .688 19 8 .704
4 Cincinnati  8 8 .500 17 9 .654
4 North Texas  8 8 .500 15 10 .600
6 Bradley  7 9 .438 14 12 .538
6 Wichita State  7 9 .438 11 15 .423
8 Saint Louis  5 11 .313 6 20 .231
9 Memphis  0 16 .000 6 19 .240

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 Final
Drake             18               11
Louisville       19 14 14 14         20 13 11 15
Cincinnati 14 9 6 6 10 10 19 19              
Tulsa               14 14 13 11 7 14 19  

NCAA Tournament

National Third Place
Drake won (104-84) versus North Carolina

Regional Semifinal
Drake won (81-63) versus Texas A&M (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Drake won (84-77) versus Colorado State (Midwest Regional)

National Semifinal
Drake lost (85-82) versus UCLA