1973 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament

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The 1973 Missouri Valley Conference baseball tournament was held in Memphis, TN. University of Tulsa defeated Memphis State University for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

School Overall Record* Head Coach
Bradley University 12-13 Chuck Buescher
Drake University 15-15 Spike Potts
University of Louisville 18-30 Dale Orem
Memphis State University 26-15 Bobby Kilpatrick
New Mexico State University 14-41 Jim Kwasny
Saint Louis University 14-17 Joe Gegg
University of Tulsa 43-12 Gene Shell

* Teams did not play a conference schedule. Records are final season records.

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 19
Game 1 University of Tulsa 12-7 Saint Louis University
Game 2 Bradley University 12-5 Memphis State University
Game 3 New Mexico State University 5-0 Drake University
Game 4 University of Tulsa 4-2 Bradley University
Game 5 University of Louisville 7-1 New Mexico State University
Game 6 Memphis State University 7-6 Saint Louis University Saint Louis eliminated
May 20
Game 7 Bradley University 11-4 Drake University Drake eliminated
Game 8 Memphis State University 9-4 New Mexico State University New Mexico State eliminated
Game 9 University of Tulsa 14-4 University of Louisville
Game 10 Memphis State University 5-4 Bradley University Bradley eliminated
May 21
Game 11 Memphis State University 8-7 University of Louisville Louisville eliminated
Game 12 University of Tulsa 8-7 Memphis State University Tulsa advances to NCAA tournament