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1970-71 Missouri Valley Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 164-104, .612 W-L% (1st of 19) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 5.57 (5th of 19) ▪ SOS: 3.28 (5th of 19)

Regular Season Champion: Drake, Louisville and Saint Louis

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Drake and New Mexico State)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Drake and New Mexico State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Drake)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
West Texas A&M 19 7 .731 85.2 78.4 6.6 -0.2
New Mexico State 19 8 .704 80.0 71.7 8.2 -0.1 NCAA Tournament
1 Drake 9 5 .643 21 8 .724 80.2 74.3 8.8 2.9 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Louisville 9 5 .643 20 9 .690 82.8 76.7 10.4 4.3 Reg. Season Champion
3 Saint Louis 9 5 .643 17 12 .586 72.7 70.4 7.1 4.7 Reg. Season Champion
4 Memphis 8 6 .571 18 8 .692 79.5 78.0 5.2 3.7
4 Tulsa 8 6 .571 17 9 .654 83.7 81.1 7.4 4.9
6 Bradley 6 8 .429 13 12 .520 80.5 84.0 1.1 4.5
7 North Texas 4 10 .286 10 15 .400 69.8 76.9 -0.7 6.3
8 Wichita State 3 11 .214 10 16 .385 80.0 80.0 1.7 1.6

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
Drake 10 7 9 9 7 16 - - - - - - - - - 18
Bradley - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisville - 20 - - 17 13 16 - - - - 19 15 - - -
Memphis - - - - - - 19 - - - - - - - - -
New Mexico State 15 15 17 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
North Texas - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Louis - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tulsa - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
West Texas A&M - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wichita State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
New Mexico State lost (72-69) versus Houston (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Drake won (79-72) versus Notre Dame (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Drake lost (73-71) versus Kansas (Midwest Regional)