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1974-75 Missouri Valley Conference Season Summary

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Record: 141-106, .571 W-L% (5th of 20)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Louisville

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Louisville and New Mexico State)

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

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 LouisvilleRF 12 2 .857 28 3 .903
2 New Mexico State 11 3 .786 20 7 .741
3 Drake  9 5 .643 19 10 .655
4 Bradley  7 7 .500 15 11 .577
5 Wichita State  6 8 .429 11 15 .423
6 Tulsa  5 9 .357 15 14 .517
7 West Texas A&M  3 11 .214 9 17 .346
7 North Texas  3 11 .214 6 20 .231
9 Southern Illinois  0 0 18 9 .667

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 3/4 3/11 3/18 3/25 Final
Louisville 8 6 4 4 4 4 3 3 2 3 3 6 6 3 3 3 3 4 4
Drake                                 14 16 16

NCAA Tournament

National Third Place
Louisville won (96-88) versus Syracuse

First Round
Louisville won (91-78) versus Rutgers (Midwest Regional)
New Mexico State lost (93-69) versus North Carolina (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Louisville won (78-63) versus Cincinnati (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Louisville won (96-82) versus Maryland (Midwest Regional)

National Semifinal
Louisville lost (75-74) versus UCLA