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1968 Men's Olympic Basketball

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Host: Ciudad de México, Mexico

Date Started: October 13, 1968
Date Ended: October 23, 1968

Format: Round-robin pools advance teams to single-elimination tournament.

Gold: United States
Silver: Yugoslavia
Bronze: Soviet Union

Final Standings

Rank Team W L W-L% PS/G PA/G SRS SOS Medal
1 United States 9 0 1.000 82.1 56.1 26.9 0.9 Gold
2 Yugoslavia 7 2 .778 78.3 70.9 12.7 5.2 Silver
3 Soviet Union 8 1 .889 86.0 58.2 27.3 -0.4 Bronze
4 Brazil 6 3 .667 75.2 62.6 16.3 3.6
5 Mexico 7 2 .778 71.2 64.4 5.6 -1.2
6 Poland 5 4 .556 67.1 70.1 -2.7 0.3
7 Spain 5 4 .556 79.7 77.0 3.5 0.9
8 Italy 5 4 .556 76.2 77.0 -0.1 0.7
9 Puerto Rico 5 4 .556 70.1 65.6 4.0 -0.5
10 Bulgaria 4 5 .444 66.2 69.3 -3.6 -0.4
11 Cuba 3 6 .333 74.4 76.8 -2.9 -0.5
12 Panama 2 7 .222 82.1 88.7 -6.0 0.6
13 Philippines 3 6 .333 75.2 84.0 -11.9 -3.1
14 South Korea 2 7 .222 65.8 72.8 -10.4 -3.4
15 Senegal 1 8 .111 53.8 75.4 -23.5 -1.8
16 Morocco 0 9 .000 50.0 84.7 -35.3 -0.6

Schedule & Results

Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
1 Sun, Oct 13, 1968 Box Score Group A United States 81 Spain 46
2 Sun, Oct 13, 1968 Box Score Group A Italy 91 Philippines 66
3 Sun, Oct 13, 1968 Box Score Group A Puerto Rico 69 Senegal 26
4 Sun, Oct 13, 1968 Box Score Group A Yugoslavia 96 Panama 85
5 Sun, Oct 13, 1968 Box Score Group B Brazil 98 Morocco 52
6 Sun, Oct 13, 1968 Box Score Group B Soviet Union 91 Poland 50
7 Sun, Oct 13, 1968 Box Score Group B Mexico 75 South Korea 62
8 Sun, Oct 13, 1968 Box Score Group B Bulgaria 70 Cuba 61
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
9 Mon, Oct 14, 1968 Box Score Group A United States 93 Senegal 36
10 Mon, Oct 14, 1968 Box Score Group A Spain 108 Philippines 79
11 Mon, Oct 14, 1968 Box Score Group A Yugoslavia 93 Puerto Rico 72
12 Mon, Oct 14, 1968 Box Score Group A Italy 94 Panama 87
13 Mon, Oct 14, 1968 Box Score Group B Soviet Union 123 Morocco 51
14 Mon, Oct 14, 1968 Box Score Group B Poland 77 South Korea 67
15 Mon, Oct 14, 1968 Box Score Group B Brazil 75 Bulgaria 59
16 Mon, Oct 14, 1968 Box Score Group B Mexico 76 Cuba 75
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
17 Tue, Oct 15, 1968 Box Score Group A Yugoslavia 84 Senegal 65
18 Tue, Oct 15, 1968 Box Score Group A Spain 88 Panama 82
19 Tue, Oct 15, 1968 Box Score Group A United States 96 Philippines 75
20 Tue, Oct 15, 1968 Box Score Group A Italy 68 Puerto Rico 65
21 Tue, Oct 15, 1968 Box Score Group B Bulgaria 77 Morocco 59
22 Tue, Oct 15, 1968 Box Score Group B Poland 78 Cuba 75
23 Tue, Oct 15, 1968 Box Score Group B Soviet Union 89 South Korea 58
24 Tue, Oct 15, 1968 Box Score Group B Brazil 60 Mexico 53
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
25 Wed, Oct 16, 1968 Box Score Group A Panama 95 Philippines 92
26 Wed, Oct 16, 1968 Box Score Group A Spain 86 Puerto Rico 62
27 Wed, Oct 16, 1968 Box Score Group A Italy 81 Senegal 55
28 Wed, Oct 16, 1968 Box Score Group A United States 73 Yugoslavia 58
29 Wed, Oct 16, 1968 Box Score Group B Soviet Union 81 Bulgaria 56
30 Wed, Oct 16, 1968 Box Score Group B Mexico 86 Morocco 38
31 Wed, Oct 16, 1968 Box Score Group B Brazil 88 Poland 51
32 Wed, Oct 16, 1968 Box Score Group B Cuba 80 South Korea 71
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
33 Fri, Oct 18, 1968 Box Score Group A United States 95 Panama 60
34 Fri, Oct 18, 1968 Box Score Group A Spain 64 Senegal 54
35 Fri, Oct 18, 1968 Box Score Group A Puerto Rico 89 Philippines 65
36 Fri, Oct 18, 1968 Box Score Group A Yugoslavia 80 Italy 69
37 Fri, Oct 18, 1968 Box Score Group B Poland 85 Morocco 48
38 Fri, Oct 18, 1968 Box Score Group B Soviet Union 100 Cuba 66
39 Fri, Oct 18, 1968 Box Score Group B Brazil 91 South Korea 59
40 Fri, Oct 18, 1968 Box Score Group B Mexico 73 Bulgaria 63
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
41 Sat, Oct 19, 1968 Box Score Group A Philippines 80 Senegal 68
42 Sat, Oct 19, 1968 Box Score Group A Puerto Rico 80 Panama 69
43 Sat, Oct 19, 1968 Box Score Group A Yugoslavia 92 Spain 79
44 Sat, Oct 19, 1968 Box Score Group A United States 100 Italy 61
45 Sat, Oct 19, 1968 Box Score Group B South Korea 76 Morocco 54
46 Sat, Oct 19, 1968 Box Score Group B Poland 69 Bulgaria 67
47 Sat, Oct 19, 1968 Box Score Group B Brazil 84 Cuba 68
48 Sat, Oct 19, 1968 Box Score Group B Soviet Union 82 Mexico 62
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
49 Sun, Oct 20, 1968 Box Score Group A Panama 94 Senegal 79
50 Sun, Oct 20, 1968 Box Score Group A Italy 98 Spain 86
51 Sun, Oct 20, 1968 Box Score Group A Yugoslavia 89 Philippines 68
52 Sun, Oct 20, 1968 Box Score Group A United States 61 Puerto Rico 56
53 Sun, Oct 20, 1968 Box Score Group B Cuba 89 Morocco 53
54 Sun, Oct 20, 1968 Box Score Group B Bulgaria 64 South Korea 60
55 Sun, Oct 20, 1968 Box Score Group B Mexico 68 Poland 63
56 Sun, Oct 20, 1968 Box Score Group B Soviet Union 76 Brazil 65
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
57 Tue, Oct 22, 1968 Box Score Semi-Finals United States 75 Brazil 63
58 Tue, Oct 22, 1968 Box Score Semi-Finals Yugoslavia 63 Soviet Union 62
59 Tue, Oct 22, 1968 Box Score Classification Round 5-8 Poland 66 Italy 52
60 Tue, Oct 22, 1968 Box Score Classification Round 5-8 Mexico 73 Spain 72
61 Tue, Oct 22, 1968 Box Score Classification Round 9-12 Puerto Rico 71 Cuba 65
62 Tue, Oct 22, 1968 Box Score Classification Round 9-12 Bulgaria 83 Panama 79
63 Tue, Oct 22, 1968 Box Score Classification Round 13-16 Philippines 86 Morocco 57
64 Tue, Oct 22, 1968 Box Score Classification Round 13-16 South Korea 76 Senegal 59
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
65 Wed, Oct 23, 1968 Box Score Final Round United States 65 Yugoslavia 50 Gold Medal Game
66 Wed, Oct 23, 1968 Box Score Final Round Soviet Union 70 Brazil 53 Bronze Medal Game
67 Wed, Oct 23, 1968 Box Score Final Round Mexico 75 Poland 65
68 Wed, Oct 23, 1968 Box Score Final Round Spain 88 Italy 72
69 Wed, Oct 23, 1968 Box Score Final Round Puerto Rico 67 Bulgaria 57
70 Wed, Oct 23, 1968 Box Score Final Round Cuba 91 Panama 88
71 Wed, Oct 23, 1968 Box Score Final Round Philippines 66 South Korea 63
72 Wed, Oct 23, 1968 Box Score Final Round Senegal 42 Morocco 38