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NCAA Tournament 1961
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Regional Third Place - 3/18 Lawrence, KS
Texas Tech 69 Houston 67

Regional Third Place - 3/18 Charlotte, NC
Saint Bonaventure 85 Princeton 67

Regional Third Place - 3/18 Portland, OR
Loyola Marymount 69 Southern California 67

Regional Third Place - 3/18 Louisville, KY
Louisville 83 Morehead State 61

National Third Place - 3/25 Kansas City, MO - 4 OT
Saint Joseph`s 127 Utah 120

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
Cincinnati
Coach: Ed Jucker
Conference: Missouri Valley
Bid Type: Automatic
Season Record: 23-3
 3/25 Kansas City - OT
 3/24 Kansas City
69
Saint Joseph`s
95
Ohio State
 3/24 Kansas City
82
Cincinnati
67
Utah
 3/18 Charlotte
96
Saint Joseph`s
86
Wake Forest
 3/18 Louisville
87
Ohio State
74
Kentucky
 3/18 Lawrence
64
Kansas State
69
Cincinnati
 3/18 Portland
80
Arizona State
88
Utah
 3/17 Charlotte
72
Saint Joseph`s
67
Princeton
 3/17 Charlotte
73
Saint Bonaventure
78
Wake Forest
 3/17 Louisville
56
Ohio State
55
Louisville
 3/17 Louisville
71
Kentucky
64
Morehead State
 3/17 Lawrence
75
Kansas State
64
Houston
 3/17 Lawrence
78
Cincinnati
55
Texas Tech
 3/17 Portland
91
Utah
75
Loyola Marymount
 3/14 New York
84
Princeton
67
George Washington
 3/14 New York
86
Saint Bonaventure
76
Rhode Island
 3/14 New York
97
Wake Forest
74
Saint John`s
 3/14 Louisville
76
Louisville
70
Ohio
 3/14 Louisville
71
Morehead State
66
Xavier
 3/15 Houston
77
Houston
61
Marquette
 3/15 Portland
72
Arizona State
70
Seattle
 3/15 Portland
81
Southern California
79
Oregon
Bids

Atlantic Coast - 1
Big Eight - 1
Big Ten - 1
Border - 1
East Coast - 1
Independents - 7
Ivy League - 1
Mid-American - 1
Missouri Valley - 1
Mountain States - 1
New York Metropolitan - 1
Ohio Valley - 1
Pac-10 - 1
Southeastern - 1
Southern - 1
Southwestern - 1
West Coast - 1
Yankee - 1
Conference Records
Full Standings

Atlantic Coast 2-1 (.667)
Big Eight 1-1 (.500)
Big Ten 3-1 (.750)
Border 2-1 (.667)
East Coast 3-1 (.750)
Independents 5-8 (.385)
Ivy League 1-2 (.333)
Mid-American 0-1 (.000)
Missouri Valley 4-0 (1.000)
Mountain States 2-2 (.500)
New York Metropolitan 0-1 (.000)
Ohio Valley 1-2 (.333)
Pac-10 1-2 (.333)
Southeastern 1-1 (.500)
Southern 0-1 (.000)
Southwestern 1-1 (.500)
West Coast 1-1 (.500)
Yankee 0-1 (.000)

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