1960 National Invitation Tournament

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1960 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 12
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Bradley (2nd title)
Runner-up Providence (1st title game)
Semifinalists Utah State (1st semifinal)
St. Bonaventure (4th semifinal)
Winning coach Chuck Orsborn (2nd title)
MVP Lenny Wilkens Providence
National Invitation Tournaments
«1959 1961»

The 1960 National Invitation Tournament was the 1960 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
Dayton
Detroit
Holy Cross
Memphis
Providence
St. Bonaventure
St. John's
Saint Louis
Temple
Utah State
Villanova

Brackets/Results[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                     
 Villanova 88  
 Detroit 86  
   Villanova 72  
     Utah State 73  
      
        
   Utah State 62  
   Providence 68  
        
        
   Saint Louis 53
     Providence 64  
 Providence 71
 Memphis 70  
   Providence 72
   Bradley 88
 Dayton 72  
 Temple 51  
   Dayton 64
     Bradley 78  
      
        
   Bradley 82
   St. Bonaventure 71  
        
        
   St. John's 71
     St. Bonaventure 106  
 St. Bonaventure 94
 Holy Cross 81  
  • Third Place - Utah State 99, St. Bonaventure 83

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1960's) at nit.org, URL accessed December 8, 2009. Archived 11/7/09