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1972-73 Missouri Valley Conference Season Summary

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Record: 150-117, .562 W-L% (6th of 20)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Memphis

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Memphis)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Louisville and Memphis)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Memphis)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 MemphisRF 12 2 .857 24 6 .800
2 Louisville  11 3 .786 23 7 .767
3 Saint Louis  10 4 .714 19 7 .731
3 Tulsa  10 4 .714 18 8 .692
5 New Mexico State  6 8 .429 12 14 .462
5 Wichita State  6 8 .429 10 16 .385
6 Drake  5 9 .357 14 12 .538
7 Bradley  4 10 .286 12 14 .462
7 North Texas  4 10 .286 9 16 .360
9 West Texas A&M  2 12 .143 9 17 .346

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/5 12/12 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
Memphis 11 11 19           17 17 15 16 14 10 15 12
Louisville 20           20 20                

NCAA Tournament

Regional Semifinal
Memphis won (90-76) versus South Carolina (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Memphis won (92-72) versus Kansas State (Midwest Regional)

National Semifinal
Memphis won (98-85) versus Providence

National Final
Memphis lost (87-66) versus UCLA