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1967 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament

1967 NCAA Men's Division I
Basketball Tournament
Teams 23
Finals site Freedom Hall
Louisville, Kentucky
Champions UCLA (3rd title)
Runner-up Dayton (1st title game)
Semifinalists Houston (1st Final Four)
North Carolina (3rd Final Four)
Winning coach John Wooden (3rd title)
MOP Lew Alcindor UCLA
Attendance 159,570
Top scorer Elvin Hayes Houston
(128 points)
NCAA Men's Division I Tournaments
«1966 1968»

The 1967 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament involved 23 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball. It began on March 11, 1967, and ended with the championship game on March 25 in Louisville, Kentucky. A total of 27 games were played, including a third-place game in each region and a national third-place game.

UCLA, coached by John Wooden, won the national title with a 79-64 victory in the final game over Dayton, coached by Don Donoher. Lew Alcindor (later named Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) of UCLA was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. This was the first of seven consecutive NCAA titles for UCLA and the first of three consecutive Most Outstanding Player awards for Alcindor.


Region Site Other Locations
East College Park, Maryland Blacksburg, Virginia, Kingston, Rhode Island
Mideast Evanston, Illinois Lexington, Kentucky
Midwest Lawrence, Kansas Fort Collins, Colorado
West Corvallis, Oregon Fort Collins, Colorado
Finals Louisville, Kentucky


Region Seed Team Coach Finished Final Opponent Score
East n/a Boston College Bob Cousy Regional Runner-up North Carolina L 96-80
East n/a Connecticut Fred Shabel First round Boston College L 48-42
East n/a North Carolina Dean Smith Fourth Place Houston L 84-62
East n/a Princeton Butch van Breda Kolff Regional Third Place St. John's W 78-58
East n/a St. John's Lou Carnesecca Regional Fourth Place Princeton L 78-58
East n/a Temple Harry Litwack First round St. John's L 57-53
East n/a West Virginia Bucky Waters First round Princeton L 68-57
Mideast n/a Dayton Don Donoher Runner Up UCLA L 79-64
Mideast n/a Indiana Lou Watson Regional Third Place Tennessee W 51-44
Mideast n/a Tennessee Ray Mears Regional Fourth Place Indiana L 51-44
Mideast n/a Toledo Bob Nichols First round Virginia Tech L 82-76
Mideast n/a Virginia Tech Howie Shannon Regional Runner-up Dayton L 71-66
Mideast n/a Western Kentucky Johnny Oldham First round Dayton L 69-67
Midwest n/a Houston Guy Lewis Third Place North Carolina W 84-62
Midwest n/a Kansas Ted Owens Regional Third Place Louisville W 70-68
Midwest n/a Louisville Peck Hickman Regional Fourth Place Kansas L 70-68
Midwest n/a New Mexico State Lou Henson First round Houston L 59-58
Midwest n/a SMU Doc Hayes Regional Runner-up Houston L 83-75
West n/a Pacific Dick Edwards Regional Runner-up UCLA L 80-64
West n/a Seattle Lionel Purcell First round UTEP L 62-54
West n/a Texas Western Don Haskins Regional Third Place Wyoming W 69-67
West n/a UCLA John Wooden Champion Dayton W 79-64
West n/a Wyoming Bill Strannigan Regional Fourth Place Texas Western L 69-67


* – Denotes overtime period

East region

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
     North Carolina 78  
       Princeton 70*  
   Princeton 68
     West Virginia 57  
       North Carolina 96
     Boston College 80
     St. John's 57  
   Temple 53  
   St. John's 62
       Boston College 63  
   Boston College 48
     Connecticut 42  

Mideast region

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
     Tennessee 52  
       Dayton 53  
   Dayton 69
     Western Kentucky 67*  
       Dayton 71
     Virginia Tech 66
   Indiana 70
       Virginia Tech 79  
   Virginia Tech 82
     Toledo 76  

Midwest region

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
     SMU 83  
       Louisville 81  
       SMU 75
     Houston 83
   Kansas 53
       Houston 66  
   Houston 59
     New Mexico State 58  

West region

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
     UCLA 109  
       Wyoming 60  
       UCLA 80
     Pacific 64
   Pacific 72
       Texas Western 63  
   Texas Western 62
     Seattle 54  

Final Four

National Semifinals National Championship Game
E North Carolina 62
ME Dayton 76
ME Dayton 64
MW Houston 58

See also


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