1962 National Invitation Tournament

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1962 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 12
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Dayton (1st title)
Runner-up St. John's (5th title game)
Semifinalists Loyola-Chicago (3rd semifinal)
Duquesne (6th semifinal)
Winning coach Tom Blackburn (1st title)
MVP Bill Chmielewski Dayton
National Invitation Tournaments
«1961 1963»

The 1962 National Invitation Tournament was the 1962 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
Colorado State
Dayton
Duquesne
Holy Cross
Houston
Loyola (IL)
Navy
Providence
St. John's
Temple
Wichita State

Brackets/Results[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                     
 Dayton 79  
 Wichita State 71  
   Dayton 94  
     Houston 77  
      
        
   Dayton 98  
   Loyola 82  
        
        
   Loyola 75
     Temple 64  
 Temple 80
 Providence 78  
   Dayton 73
   St. John's 67
 Duquesne 70  
 Navy 58  
   Duquesne 88
     Bradley 85  
      
        
   Duquesne 65
   St. John's 75  
        
        
   St. John's 80
     Holy Cross 74  
 Holy Cross 72
 Colorado State 71  
  • Third Place - Loyola 95, Duquesne 84

References[edit]

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