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1968-69 Drake Bulldogs
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 26-5, .839 W-L% (9th of 193)
Conference: 13-3, 1st in MVC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Maury John (26-5)

PS/G: 85.7 (14th of 192) ▪ PA/G: 75.3 (96th of 192)
SRS: 14.65 (6th of 192) ▪ SOS: 4.25 (28th of 192)

NCAA Tournament:
Won Midwest Regional Semifinal (81-63) versus Texas A&M
Won Midwest Regional Final (84-77) versus Colorado State
Lost National Semifinal (85-82) versus UCLA
Won National Third Place (104-84) versus North Carolina

AP Poll Summary

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 Final
- - - - - - 18 - - - - - - - 11

Schedules prior to the 1995-96 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Mon, Dec 9, 1968 REG Marquette (20) Ind W 68 63 1 0 W 1 Veterans Memorial Auditorium
2 Sat, Dec 14, 1968 REG Iowa (19) Big Ten W 89 74 2 0 W 2 Veterans Memorial Auditorium
3 Thu, Dec 19, 1968 REG @ Iowa State Big 8 W 81 71 3 0 W 3 The Armory
4 Mon, Dec 23, 1968 REG @ Pacific WCC L 75 77 3 1 L 1 Pacific Pavilion
5 Fri, Dec 27, 1968 REG N Minnesota Big Ten W 71 48 4 1 W 1
6 Sat, Dec 28, 1968 REG @ Southern Methodist SWC W 86 81 5 1 W 2 Moody Coliseum
7 Thu, Jan 2, 1969 REG @ Memphis MVC W 73 71 6 1 W 3 Mid-South Coliseum
8 Sat, Jan 4, 1969 REG Saint Louis MVC W 104 65 7 1 W 4 Veterans Memorial Auditorium
9 Thu, Jan 9, 1969 REG Wichita State MVC W 86 81 8 1 W 5 Veterans Memorial Auditorium
10 Sat, Jan 11, 1969 REG Tulsa MVC L 78 86 8 2 L 1 Veterans Memorial Auditorium
11 Tue, Jan 14, 1969 REG @ Cincinnati (19) MVC W 69 64 9 2 W 1 Armory Fieldhouse
12 Thu, Jan 23, 1969 REG Bradley MVC W 93 76 10 2 W 2 Veterans Memorial Auditorium
13 Sat, Jan 25, 1969 REG @ Louisville MVC L 70 84 10 3 L 1 Freedom Hall
14 Thu, Jan 30, 1969 REG @ North Texas MVC L 99 118 10 4 L 2 North Texas Men's Gym
15 Sat, Feb 1, 1969 REG Memphis MVC W 85 72 11 4 W 1 Veterans Memorial Auditorium
16 Wed, Feb 5, 1969 REG Iowa State Big 8 W 94 71 12 4 W 2 Veterans Memorial Auditorium
17 Tue, Feb 11, 1969 REG North Texas MVC W 91 67 13 4 W 3 Veterans Memorial Auditorium
18 Thu, Feb 13, 1969 REG @ Bradley MVC W 73 72 14 4 W 4 Robertson Memorial Field House
19 Thu, Feb 20, 1969 REG @ Wichita State MVC W 120 94 15 4 W 5 Levitt Arena
20 Sat, Feb 22, 1969 REG @ Tulsa (14) MVC W 87 78 16 4 W 6 Expo Square Pavillion
21 Tue, Feb 25, 1969 REG Cincinnati MVC W 85 68 17 4 W 7 Veterans Memorial Auditorium
22 Sat, Mar 1, 1969 REG Louisville (11) MVC W 101 67 18 4 W 8 Veterans Memorial Auditorium
23 Thu, Mar 6, 1969 REG @ Saint Louis MVC W 93 78 19 4 W 9 The Arena
24 Sat, Mar 8, 1969 REG N Louisville (15) MVC W 77 73 20 4 W 10
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
25 Thu, Mar 13, 1969 NCAA N Texas A&M SWC W 81 63 21 4 W 11
26 Sat, Mar 15, 1969 NCAA N Colorado State Ind W 84 77 22 4 W 12
27 Thu, Mar 20, 1969 NCAA N UCLA (1) Pac-8 L 82 85 22 5 L 1
28 Mon, Mar 24, 1969 NCAA N North Carolina (4) ACC W 104 84 23 5 W 1