1957 National Invitation Tournament

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1957 National Invitation Tournament
Season 1956–57
Teams 12
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Bradley (1st title)
Runner-up Memphis State (1st title game)
Semifinalists Temple (2nd semifinal)
St. Bonaventure (2nd semifinal)
Winning coach Chuck Orsborn (1st title)
MVP Win Wilfong Memphis State
National Invitation Tournaments
«1956 1958»

The 1957 National Invitation Tournament was the 1957 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

Selected teams[edit]

Below is a list of the 12 teams selected for the tournament.[1]

Participants
Bradley
Cincinnati
Dayton
Manhattan
Memphis
St. Bonaventure
Saint Peter's
Seattle
Seton Hall
Temple
Utah
Xavier

Brackets/Results[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                     
 St. Bonaventure 90  
 Cincinnati 72  
   St. Bonaventure 85  
     Seattle 68  
      
        
   St. Bonaventure 78  
   Memphis 80  
        
        
   Manhattan 73
     Memphis 85  
 Memphis 77
 Utah 75  
   Memphis 83
   Bradley 84
 Xavier 85  
 Seton Hall 79  
   Xavier 81
     Bradley 116  
      
        
   Bradley 94
   Temple 66  
        
        
   Temple 77
     Dayton 66  
 Dayton 79
 Saint Peter's 71  
  • Third Place - Temple 67, St. Bonaventure 50

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1950's) at nit.org, URL accessed December 8, 2009. Archived 11/7/09