The eight regional winners of the 48-team field: NORTHEAST— S. Connecticut St. (28-3); EAST— Salem (W.Va.)-Teikyo (27-2); SOUTH ATLANTIC— Elizabeth City (N.C.) St. (22-6); SOUTH— Lynn, FL (27-2); SOUTH CENTRAL— Texas A&M Commerce (24-7); GREAT LAKES— Northern Kentucky (28-4); NORTH CENTRAL— South Dakota St. (25-4); WEST— Cal St.-Bakersfield (26-4).
The Elite Eight was played March 19-22, at the Commonwealth Convention Center in Louisville, Ky. There was no Third Place game.
|Cal St.-Bakersfield 65||S. Connecticut St. 62|
|Salem-Teikyo 91||Elizabeth City St. 74|
|Lynn 78||South Dakota St. 72|
|Northern Kentucky 79||Texas A&M Commerce 67|
|Cal St.-Bakersfield 81||Salem-Teikyo 68|
|Northern Kentucky 79||Lynn 58|
|Cal St.-Bakersfield 57||N. Kentucky 56|
Most Valuable Players Other Men's 1997 Tournaments Other Men's 1997 Tournaments: NCAA Division III