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1972 Men's Olympic Basketball

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Host: München, West Germany

Date Started: August 27, 1972
Date Ended: September 9, 1972

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

Gold: Soviet Union
Silver: United States
Bronze: Cuba

Final Standings

Rank Team W L W/L% PS/G PA/G SRS SOS Medal
1 Soviet Union 9 0 1.000 84.1 65.6 20.5 2.0 Gold
2 United States 8 1 .889 73.3 44.6 28.0 -0.8 Silver
3 Cuba 7 2 .778 76.3 64.1 13.1 0.9 Bronze
4 Italy 5 4 .556 72.2 67.2 8.3 3.3
5 Yugoslavia 7 2 .778 81.6 68.6 11.8 -1.2
6 Puerto Rico 6 3 .667 80.8 77.8 4.4 1.4
7 Brazil 5 4 .556 81.2 71.8 8.1 -1.3
8 Czechoslovakia 4 5 .444 69.4 71.3 -0.5 1.4
9 Australia 5 4 .556 76.0 75.1 -0.6 -1.5
10 Poland 3 6 .333 76.7 78.1 -2.0 -0.6
11 Spain 4 5 .444 71.8 74.4 -3.8 -1.2
12 West Germany 3 6 .333 70.4 74.7 -4.5 -0.3
13 Philippines 2 6 .250 76.0 92.4 -17.7 -1.3
14 Japan 2 7 .222 65.0 88.0 -25.6 -2.6
15 Senegal 0 8 .000 59.0 82.0 -23.6 -0.6
16 Egypt 0 7 .000 62.9 92.0 -26.5 2.7

Schedule & Results

Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
1 Sun, Aug 27, 1972 Box Score Group A Cuba 105 Egypt 64
2 Sun, Aug 27, 1972 Box Score Group A United States 66 Czechoslovakia 35
3 Sun, Aug 27, 1972 Box Score Group A Brazil 110 Japan 55
4 Sun, Aug 27, 1972 Box Score Group A Spain 79 Australia 74
5 Sun, Aug 27, 1972 Box Score Group B Poland 90 Philippines 75
6 Sun, Aug 27, 1972 Box Score Group B Yugoslavia 85 Italy 78
7 Sun, Aug 27, 1972 Box Score Group B Soviet Union 94 Senegal 52
8 Sun, Aug 27, 1972 Box Score Group B Puerto Rico 81 West Germany 74
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
9 Mon, Aug 28, 1972 Box Score Group A Brazil 110 Egypt 84
10 Mon, Aug 28, 1972 Box Score Group A United States 81 Australia 55
11 Mon, Aug 28, 1972 Box Score Group A Cuba 74 Spain 53
12 Mon, Aug 28, 1972 Box Score Group A Czechoslovakia 74 Japan 61
13 Mon, Aug 28, 1972 Box Score Group B Italy 92 Senegal 56
14 Mon, Aug 28, 1972 Box Score Group B Soviet Union 87 West Germany 63
15 Mon, Aug 28, 1972 Box Score Group B Puerto Rico 92 Philippines 72
16 Mon, Aug 28, 1972 Box Score Group B Yugoslavia 85 Poland 64
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
17 Tue, Aug 29, 1972 Box Score Group A Brazil 72 Spain 69
18 Tue, Aug 29, 1972 Box Score Group A Japan 78 Egypt 73
19 Tue, Aug 29, 1972 Box Score Group A Czechoslovakia 69 Australia 68
20 Tue, Aug 29, 1972 Box Score Group A United States 67 Cuba 48
21 Tue, Aug 29, 1972 Box Score Group B Poland 95 Senegal 59
22 Tue, Aug 29, 1972 Box Score Group B Soviet Union 79 Italy 66
23 Tue, Aug 29, 1972 Box Score Group B Puerto Rico 79 Yugoslavia 74
24 Tue, Aug 29, 1972 Box Score Group B West Germany 93 Philippines 74
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
25 Wed, Aug 30, 1972 Box Score Group A Spain 72 Egypt 58
26 Wed, Aug 30, 1972 Box Score Group A Australia 92 Japan 76
27 Wed, Aug 30, 1972 Box Score Group A Cuba 77 Czechoslovakia 65
28 Wed, Aug 30, 1972 Box Score Group A United States 61 Brazil 54
29 Wed, Aug 30, 1972 Box Score Group B Soviet Union 94 Poland 64
30 Wed, Aug 30, 1972 Box Score Group B Italy 68 West Germany 57
31 Wed, Aug 30, 1972 Box Score Group B Yugoslavia 117 Philippines 76
32 Wed, Aug 30, 1972 Box Score Group B Puerto Rico 92 Senegal 57
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
33 Fri, Sep 1, 1972 Box Score Group A Cuba 84 Australia 70
34 Fri, Sep 1, 1972 Box Score Group A United States 96 Egypt 31
35 Fri, Sep 1, 1972 Box Score Group A Brazil 83 Czechoslovakia 82
36 Fri, Sep 1, 1972 Box Score Group A Spain 87 Japan 76
37 Fri, Sep 1, 1972 Box Score Group B Philippines 68 Senegal 62
38 Fri, Sep 1, 1972 Box Score Group B Yugoslavia 81 West Germany 56
39 Fri, Sep 1, 1972 Box Score Group B Italy 71 Poland 59
40 Fri, Sep 1, 1972 Box Score Group B Soviet Union 100 Puerto Rico 87
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
41 Sat, Sep 2, 1972 Box Score Group A Australia 75 Brazil 69
42 Sat, Sep 2, 1972 Box Score Group A Czechoslovakia 94 Egypt 64
43 Sat, Sep 2, 1972 Box Score Group A Cuba 108 Japan 63
44 Sat, Sep 2, 1972 Box Score Group A United States 72 Spain 56
45 Sat, Sep 2, 1972 Box Score Group B Yugoslavia 73 Senegal 57
46 Sat, Sep 2, 1972 Box Score Group B West Germany 67 Poland 65
47 Sat, Sep 2, 1972 Box Score Group B Soviet Union 111 Philippines 80
48 Sat, Sep 2, 1972 Box Score Group B Italy 71 Puerto Rico 54
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
49 Sun, Sep 3, 1972 Box Score Group A United States 99 Japan 33
50 Sun, Sep 3, 1972 Box Score Group A Czechoslovakia 74 Spain 70
51 Sun, Sep 3, 1972 Box Score Group A Australia 89 Egypt 66
52 Sun, Sep 3, 1972 Box Score Group A Cuba 64 Brazil 63
53 Sun, Sep 3, 1972 Box Score Group B Italy 101 Philippines 81
54 Sun, Sep 3, 1972 Box Score Group B Puerto Rico 85 Poland 83
55 Sun, Sep 3, 1972 Box Score Group B Soviet Union 74 Yugoslavia 67
56 Sun, Sep 3, 1972 Box Score Group B West Germany 72 Senegal 62
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
57 Tue, Sep 5, 1972 Box Score Classification Round 9-12 Australia 70 West Germany 69
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
58 Wed, Sep 6, 1972 Box Score Classification Round 9-12 Poland 87 Spain 76
59 Wed, Sep 6, 1972 Box Score Classification Round 13-16 Japan 70 Senegal 67
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
60 Thu, Sep 7, 1972 Box Score Semi-Finals Soviet Union 67 Cuba 61
61 Thu, Sep 7, 1972 Box Score Semi-Finals United States 68 Italy 38
62 Thu, Sep 7, 1972 Box Score Classification Round 5-8 Yugoslavia 66 Czechoslovakia 63
63 Thu, Sep 7, 1972 Box Score Classification Round 5-8 Puerto Rico 87 Brazil 83
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
64 Fri, Sep 8, 1972 Box Score Final Round Cuba 66 Italy 65 Bronze Medal Game
65 Fri, Sep 8, 1972 Box Score Final Round Brazil 87 Czechoslovakia 69
66 Fri, Sep 8, 1972 Box Score Final Round Spain 84 West Germany 83
67 Fri, Sep 8, 1972 Box Score Final Round Philippines 82 Japan 73
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
68 Sat, Sep 9, 1972 Box Score Final Round Soviet Union 51 United States 50 Gold Medal Game
69 Sat, Sep 9, 1972 Box Score Final Round Yugoslavia 86 Puerto Rico 70
70 Sat, Sep 9, 1972 Box Score Final Round Australia 91 Poland 83