1967 NCAA College Division Basketball Tournament

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1967 NCAA Division II Basketball Tournament
Teams 36
Finals Site Evansville, Indiana
Champions Winston-Salem (1st title)
Runner-Up SW Missouri State (2nd title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Clarence Gaines (1st title)
MOP Earl Monroe Winston-Salem
Attendance 20,608
  • 1966 
  • NCAA Division II Basketball Tournament
  • 1968

The 1967 NCAA College Division Basketball Tournament involved 36 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 1966-67 NCAA College Division men's basketball season. It was won by the Winston-Salem State University and Winston-Salem's Earl Monroe was the Most Outstanding Player.

Regional participants[edit]

School Outcome
American International Seventh Place*
Assumption Third Place*
Buffalo State Seventh Place*
Central Connecticut State Third Place*
Long Island Regional Champion
Northeastern Fifth Place*
Rochester Fifth Place*
St. Michael's Runner-up
School Outcome
Akron Runner-up
Baldwin-Wallace Third Place
Mount St. Mary's Fourth Place
Winston-Salem Regional Champion
School Outcome
Cheyney Regional Champion
Drexel Fourth Place
Philadelphia U Runner-up
Wagner Third Place
School Outcome
Kentucky Wesleyan Regional Champion
South Carolina State Runner-up
Stetson Fourth Place
Tennessee State Third Place
School Outcome
Arkansas-Pine Bluff Fourth Place
Arkansas State Third Place
Lincoln (MO) Runner-up
SW Missouri State Regional Champion
School Outcome
Southern Colorado Fourth Place
Indiana State Runner-up
Luther Third Place
Valparaiso Regional Champion
School Outcome
Portland State Fourth Place
San Diego State Regional Champion
UC Davis Third Place
UNLV Runner-up
School Outcome
Illinois State Regional Champion
Louisiana Tech Runner-up
North Dakota Third Place
Parsons Fourth Place

*indicates a tie

Regionals[edit]

New England[edit]

First Round Regional Semifinals Regional Final - Springfield, MA
                 
Assumption 87***
American International 85
Assumption 63
Springfield, MA
St. Michael's 77
St. Michael's 70
Northeastern 61
St. Michael's 64
Long Island 72
Central Connecticut State 90
Buffalo State 73
Central Connecticut State 66
New Britain, CT
Long Island 114
Long Island 85
Rochester 76
  • Consolation- Northeastern 80, American International 53
  • Consolation- Rochester 76, Buffalo State 70

Mideast - Akron, Ohio[edit]

Location: Memorial Hall

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
           
Akron 98
Mount St. Mary's 72
Akron 80
Winston-Salem 88
Winston-Salem 91
Baldwin-Wallace 76
  • Third Place - Baldwin-Wallace 106, Mount St. Mary's 82

East - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania[edit]

Location: Philadelphia Armory

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
           
Philadelphia U 90*
Wagner 85
Philadelphia U 64
Cheyney 80
Cheyney 75
Drexel 53
  • Third Place -Wagner 61, Drexel 53

South - Evansville, Indiana[edit]

Location: Roberts Municipal Stadium

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
           
Kentucky Wesleyan 68
Stetson 55
Kentucky Wesleyan 87
South Carolina State 70
South Carolina State 66
Tennessee State 59
  • Third Place - Tennessee State 65, Stetson 53

Southwest - Springfield, Missouri[edit]

Location: McDonald Hall and Arena

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
           
SW Missouri State 83
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 80
SW Missouri State 87
Lincoln 77
Lincoln (MO) 93
Arkansas State 80
  • Third Place - Arkansas State 105, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 93

Great Lakes - Terre Haute, Indiana[edit]

Location: ISU Arena

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
           
Indiana State 109
Luther 88
Indiana State 77
Valparaiso 80
Valparaiso 89
Southern Colorado 52
  • Third Place - Luther 99, Southern Colorado 78

Pacific Coast - San Diego, California[edit]

Location: Peterson Gym

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
           
San Diego State 101
Portland State 73
San Diego State 88
UNLV 71
UNLV 100
UC Davis 83
  • Third Place - UC Davis 81, Portland State 61

Midwest - Normal, Illinois[edit]

Location: Horton Field House

Regional Semifinals Regional Final
           
Louisiana Tech 86
North Dakota 77
Louisiana Tech 66
Illinois State 89
Illinois State 72
Parsons 68
  • Third Place - North Dakota 107, Parsons 56

*denotes each overtime played

National Finals - Evansville, Indiana[edit]

Location: Roberts Municipal Stadium

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                 
Long Island 54
Winston-Salem 62
Winston-Salem 85
Kentucky Wesleyan 73
Cheyney 53
Kentucky Wesleyan 66
Winston-Salem 77
SW Missouri State 74
SW Missouri State 86
Valparaiso 72
SW Missouri State 93
Illinois State 76
San Diego State 76
Illinois State 77**
  • Third Place - Kentucky Wesleyan 112, Illinois State 73

*denotes each overtime played

All-tournament team[edit]

  • Danny Bolden (Southwest Missouri State)
  • Earl Monroe (Winston-Salem State)
  • Lou Shepherd (Southwest Missouri State)
  • Sam Smith (Kentucky Wesleyan)
  • Dallas Thornton (Kentucky Wesleyan)

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