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1996-97 Missouri Valley Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 154-141, .522 W-L% (6th of 31) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 3.72 (10th of 31) ▪ SOS: 2.95 (10th of 31)

Regular Season Champion: Illinois State
Conf. Tournament Champion: Illinois State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Illinois State)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Illinois State 14 4 .778 24 6 .800 74.2 65.7 10.8 2.3 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Missouri State 12 6 .667 24 9 .727 75.9 71.8 6.6 2.5
2 Bradley 12 6 .667 17 13 .567 64.3 59.6 8.0 3.4
4 Northern Iowa 11 7 .611 16 12 .571 71.3 69.5 5.8 4.0
4 Evansville 11 7 .611 17 14 .548 63.4 64.5 2.8 3.9
6 Creighton 10 8 .556 15 15 .500 67.5 66.0 3.9 2.4
7 Wichita State 8 10 .444 14 13 .519 67.2 63.0 5.9 1.7
8 Southern Illinois 6 12 .333 13 17 .433 72.8 73.4 2.8 3.4
8 Indiana State 6 12 .333 12 16 .429 69.4 73.9 -3.2 1.3
10 Drake 0 18 .000 2 26 .071 62.5 73.4 -6.2 4.7

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/19 11/26 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 Final
Bradley - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Creighton - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Drake - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Evansville - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Illinois State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Indiana State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Missouri State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northern Iowa - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Southern Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wichita State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Fri, Feb 28 Indiana State 86 @ Southern Illinois 71
Fri, Feb 28 Drake 74 @ Wichita State 63

Quarterfinal
Sat, Mar 1 Evansville 65 @ Northern Iowa 73
Sat, Mar 1 Illinois State 72 @ Indiana State 58
Sat, Mar 1 Bradley 66 @ Drake 47
Sat, Mar 1 Creighton 58 @ Missouri State 77

Semifinal
Sun, Mar 2 Illinois State 69 @ Northern Iowa 65
Sun, Mar 2 Bradley 58 @ Missouri State 60

Final
Mon, Mar 3 Illinois State 75 @ Missouri State 72

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Illinois State lost (69-57) versus Iowa State (Midwest Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played