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Drake: NCAA Tournament Team History - # 5, West

# 5 Drake - West Region 2008 NCAA Basketball Tournament (March Madness)
Nickname: Bulldogs
Conference: Missouri Valley
Record: 28-4 on the year /15-3 in Missouri Valley Conference
Coach: Keno Davis (2 years)
Key Player: Sophmore G. Josh Young, 15.8 PPG, 1.8 APG, 46.4 FG %, 75.6 FT%, 44.6 3PT%2008 Tournament: Number 5 Seed, West Region, Plays # 12 Western Kentucky (27-6) in first round

Tournament History: 3 Appearances / 5-3 (.625) Overall Record
Highest Finish: 3-1 (1969) National Third Place
Highest Seed: # 5 (2008)

Latest Appearance: 1971 - Midwest Region
Record: 1-1, Elite Eight
Won: Notre Dame 79-72 (OT)
Lost: Kansas 71-73
Coach: Maurice John

1970: Midwest Region
Record: 1-1, Elite Eight
Won: Houston 92-87
Lost: New Mexico State 78-87
Coach: Maurice John

1969: Midwest Region
Record: 3-1, National Third Place
Won: Texas A and M 81-63, Colorado State 84-77, North Carolina 104-84
Lost: UCLA 82-65
Coach: Maurice John

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