1965 National Invitation Tournament

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1965 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 14
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions St. John's (4th title)
Runner-up Villanova (1st title game)
Semifinalists Army (2nd semifinal)
NYU (5th semifinal)
Winning coach Joe Lapchick (2nd title)
MVP Ken McIntyre St. John's
National Invitation Tournaments
«1964 1966»

The 1965 National Invitation Tournament was the 1965 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

Selected teams[edit]

Below is a list of the 14 teams selected for the tournament.[1]

Participants
Army
Boston College
Bradley
Detroit
Fordham
La Salle
Manhattan
New Mexico
NYU
St. John's
Saint Louis
Texas Western
Villanova
Western Kentucky

Brackets/Results[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                     
 Manhattan 71  
 Texas Western 53  
   Manhattan 71  
     Villanova 73  
      
        
   Villanova 91  
   NYU 69  
 Detroit 93  
 La Salle 86  
   Detroit 76
     NYU 87  
 NYU 71
 Bradley 70  
   Villanova 51
   St. John's 55
 St. John's 114  
 Boston College 92  
   St. John's 61
     New Mexico 54  
      
        
   St. John's 67
   Army 60  
 Army 70  
 Saint Louis 66  
   Army 58
     Western Kentucky 54  
 Western Kentucky 57
 Fordham 53  
  • Third Place - Army 75, NYU 74

References[edit]

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