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1997-98 Missouri Valley Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 148-146, .503 W-L% (5th of 30) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 2.04 (11th of 30) ▪ SOS: 1.65 (10th of 30)

Regular Season Champion: Illinois State
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
1 Illinois StateRT 16 2 .889 25 6 .806 75.4 69.2 9.6 3.4
2 Creighton  12 6 .667 18 10 .643 75.0 69.9 6.3 1.2
3 Wichita State  11 7 .611 16 15 .516 63.5 64.5 0.9 1.9
3 Missouri State  11 7 .611 16 16 .500 74.0 70.2 7.4 3.6
5 Indiana State  10 8 .556 16 11 .593 69.4 66.6 3.5 0.6
5 Bradley  9 9 .500 15 14 .517 64.1 62.0 4.2 2.1
5 Evansville  9 9 .500 15 15 .500 69.6 67.6 1.7 -0.4
8 Southern Illinois  8 10 .444 14 18 .438 75.0 75.5 1.8 2.3
9 Northern Iowa  4 14 .222 10 17 .370 69.2 70.4 -1.0 0.2
10 Drake  0 18 .000 3 24 .111 59.9 75.6 -14.1 1.6

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
Bradley - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Creighton - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Drake - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Evansville - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Illinois State - 24 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Indiana State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Missouri State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northern Iowa - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Southern Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wichita State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Fri, Feb 27 Bradley 69 @ Drake 62
Fri, Feb 27 Northern Iowa 72 @ Southern Illinois 91

Quarterfinal
Sat, Feb 28 Illinois State 83 @ Southern Illinois 73
Sat, Feb 28 Indiana State 55 @ Wichita State 65
Sat, Feb 28 Bradley 76 @ Creighton 68
Sat, Feb 28 Evansville 59 @ Missouri State 60

Semifinal
Sun, Mar 1 Illinois State 75 @ Wichita State 54
Sun, Mar 1 Bradley 58 @ Missouri State 67

Final
Mon, Mar 2 Illinois State 84 @ Missouri State 74

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Illinois State won (82-81) versus Tennessee (West Regional)

Second Round
Illinois State lost (82-49) versus Arizona (West Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played