1972 Tournament
AIAW National Tournament

Host:  Illinois State University, Normal, IL   Go to 1971 Tournament 
Champion:     Immaculata  (20-1)
Runner-Up:     West Chester State   Go to 1973 Tournament 
        Third:     California State-Fullerton
      Fourth:      Mississippi St. Coll. for Women 
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Consolation Winner:  Queens College
Consolation Runner-up:  California State-Long Beach

16 teams

California State-Fullerton
California State-Long Beach*
Illinois State
Indiana (or Indiana State?)
Northern Illinois
Phillips (OK)
Queens College
Southern Connecticut State
South Dakota State
Tennessee Tech
Utah State
Washington State
West Chester State (PA)

* Later known as Long Beach State
** In 1972, was known as Mississippi State College

First Round - Thurs., 3/16 Quarterfinals - Fri., 3/17 To Semifinals
Immaculata 60
South Dakota St. 47 Immaculata 49
Indiana 49 Indiana 46
So. Conn. St. 30
Mississippi-Women 64
Illinois State 47 Mississippi-Women 43
Tennessee-Martin xx Tennessee-Martin 25
Cal. State-Long Beach xx
West Chester State xx
Utah State xx West Chester State 66
West Chester State
Northern Illinois 50 Northern Illinois 54
Washington St. 43
Cal. State-Fullerton 65
Tennessee Tech 56 Cal. State-Fullerton 53
Cal. State-Fullerton
Phillips, OK xx Phillips 38
Queens College xx

Semifinals - Saturday, 3/18 Championship - Sunday, 3/19
Immaculata 46 Immaculata 52
Mississippi-Women 43 West Chester State 48
          third place:
West Chester State xx Cal. State-Fullerton 52
Cal. State-Fullerton xx Mississippi-Women 42

First Round Second Round Fifth-Place Game
South Dakota St. 34  
So. Conn. St. 72 So. Conn. St. xx
Illinois State 41 Ca. State-Long Beach xx
Cal. State-Long Beach 59 Cal. State-Long Beach 51
Utah State 40 Queens College 55
Washington St. 37 Utah State xx
Tennessee Tech 63 Queens College xx
Queens College 64

Season Records Final Poll Post-Season
Auburn 10- 2 n/a
Cal. State-Fullerton 19- 1 AIAW Semifinals - 3rd place
Cal. State-Long Beach     -  AIAW Quarterfinals - 6th place
Illinois State     -  AIAW first round
Immaculata 20- 1 AIAW Champion
Mississippi-Women     -  AIAW Semifinals - 4th place
Northern Illinois     - AIAW Quarterfinals
Phillips, OK     - AIAW Quarterfinals
Queens College 27- 2 AIAW first round - 5th place
Stephen F. Austin 19- 9
Tennessee-Martin     - AIAW Quarterfinals
Tennessee Tech     - AIAW first round
West Chester State     - AIAW Runner-Up
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