1979 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament

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The 1979 Missouri Valley Conference baseball tournament was held in Wichita, KS. Indiana State University defeated University of Tulsa for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

School Overall Record* Head Coach
Bradley University 19-23 Chuck Buescher
Creighton University 17-27-1 Jerry Bartee
Indiana State University 41-11 Bob Warn
New Mexico State University 26-27 Jim Kwasny
Southern Illinois University 37-10 Richard "Itch" Jones
University of Tulsa 29-25 Gene Shell
Wichita State University 65-15 Gene Stephenson

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

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Indiana State University 20-6 Bradley University
Game 2 Southern Illinois University 9-2 Creighton University
Game 3 University of Tulsa 14-9 New Mexico State University
Game 4 Indiana State University 10-8 Southern Illinois University
Game 5 University of Tulsa 7-4 Wichita State University
Game 6 Bradley University 9-3 Creighton University Creighton eliminated
Game 7 Southern Illinois University 11-4 New Mexico State University New Mexico State eliminated
Game 8 Wichita State University 20-6 Bradley University Bradley eliminated
Game 9 University of Tulsa 16-6 Indiana State University
Game 10 Southern Illinois University 18-3 Wichita State University Wichita State eliminated
Game 11 Indiana State University 4-3 Southern Illinois University Southern Illinois eliminated
Game 12 Indiana State University 10-1 University of Tulsa
Game 13 Indiana State University 9-8 University of Tulsa Indiana State advances to NCAA tournament