1964 NCAA College Division Basketball Tournament

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1964 NCAA Division II
Basketball Tournament
Teams 32
Finals Site Evansville, Indiana
Champions Evansville Purple Aces (3rd title)
Runner-Up Akron Zips (1st title game)
Winning coach Arad McCutchan (3rd title)
MOP Jerry Sloan (Evansville)
Attendance 31,915
  • 1963 
  • NCAA Division II
    Basketball Tournament
  • 1965

The 1964 NCAA College Division Basketball Tournament involved 32 schools playing in a single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA College Division college basketball as a culmination of the 1963–64 NCAA College Division men's basketball season. It was won by the University of Evansville, with Evansville's Jerry Sloan named the Most Outstanding Player.

Regional participants[edit]

School Outcome
Catholic Fourth Place
Elizabethtown Runner-up
Hofstra Regional Champion
Philadelphia Textile Third Place
School Outcome
Akron Regional Champion
Ithaca Fourth Place
Le Moyne Runner-up
Youngstown State Third Place
School Outcome
Adelphi Regional Champion
Assumption Third Place
Northeastern Runner-up
Springfield Fourth Place
School Outcome
Centre Fourth Place
Fisk Runner-up
Kentucky Wesleyan Third Place
North Carolina A&T Regional Champion
School Outcome
Abilene Christian Runner-up
Colorado State College Fourth Place
Lamar Third Place
SE Missouri State Regional Champion
School Outcome
Mankato State Runner-up
Nebraska Wesleyan Third Place
Northern Iowa Regional Champion
Washington (MO) Fourth Place
School Outcome
Cal Poly Pomona Regional Champion
Fresno State Runner-up
Nevada Fourth Place
Seattle Pacific Third Place
School Outcome
Ball State Fourth Place
Evansville Regional Champion
Jackson State Third Place
Southern Illinois Runner-up


East - Hempstead, New York[edit]

Location: Memorial Hall

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
Elizabethtown 74
Philadelphia Textile 73
Elizabethtown 61
Hofstra 74
Hofstra 92**
Catholic 91
  • Third Place - Philadelphia Textile 94, Catholic 64

Mideast - Akron, Ohio[edit]

Location: Memorial Hall

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
Le Moyne 64
Youngstown State 53
Le Moyne 39
Akron 62
Akron 94
Ithaca 77
  • Third Place - Youngstown State 91, Ithaca 79

Northeast - Worcester, Massachusetts[edit]

Location: Andrew Laska Gymnasium

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
Northeastern 79
Assumption 68
Northeastern 66
Adelphi 68
Adelphi 75
Springfield 71
  • Third Place - Assumption 64, Springfield 60

South Central - Owensboro, Kentucky[edit]

Location: Owensboro Sportscenter

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
Fisk 91
Kentucky Wesleyan 86
Fisk 87
North Carolina A&T 112
North Carolina A&T 86
Centre 68
  • Third Place - Kentucky Wesleyan 91, Centre 71

Southwest - Beaumont, Texas[edit]

Location: Beaumont Civic Center

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
SE Missouri State 83
Colorado State College 79
SE Missouri State 90
Abilene Christian 87
Abilene Christian 73
Lamar 71
  • Third Place - Lamar 116, Colorado State College 85

Midwest - Cedar Falls, Iowa[edit]

Location: West Gym

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
Mankato State 87
Nebraska Wesleyan 72
Mankato State 64
Northern Iowa 71*
Northern Iowa 71
Washington (MO) 56
  • Third Place - Washington (MO) 77, Nebraska Wesleyan 74

Pacific Coast - Fresno, California[edit]

Location: North Gym

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
Cal Poly Pomona 99
Nevada 71
Cal Poly Pomona 79
Fresno State 72
Fresno State 68
Seattle Pacific 53
  • Third Place - Seattle Pacific 76, Nevada 74

Great Lakes - Evansville, Indiana[edit]

Location: Roberts Municipal Stadium

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
Evansville 97
Jackson State 69
Evansville 64
Southern Illinois 59
Southern Illinois 88
Ball State 81
  • Third Place - Jackson State 92, Ball State 71

*denotes each overtime played

National Finals - Evansville, Indiana[edit]

Location: Roberts Municipal Stadium

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Hofstra 58
Akron 77
Akron 57
North Carolina A&T 48
Adelphi 80
North Carolina A&T 83
Akron 59
Evansville 72
SE Missouri State 85
Northern Iowa 93
Northern Iowa 67
Evansville 82
Cal Poly Pomona 73
Evansville 95
  • Third Place - North Carolina A&T 91, Northern Iowa 72

*denotes each overtime played

All-tournament team[edit]

  • Buster Briley (Evansville)
  • Larry Humes (Evansville)
  • Maurice McHartley (North Carolina A&T)
  • Jerry Sloan (Evansville)
  • Bill Stevens (Akron)

See also[edit]