1966 National Invitation Tournament

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1966 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 14
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions BYU (2nd title)
Runner-up NYU (2nd title game)
Semifinalists Villanova (3rd semifinal)
Army (3rd semifinal)
Winning coach Stan Watts (2nd title)
MVP Bill Melchionni Villanova
National Invitation Tournaments
«1965 1967»

The 1966 National Invitation Tournament was the 1966 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
BYU
DePaul
Louisville
Manhattan
NYU
Penn State
St. John's
San Francisco
Temple
Villanova
Virginia Tech
Wichita State

Brackets/Results[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                     
 Temple 88  
 Virginia Tech 73  
   Temple 78  
     BYU 90  
      
        
   BYU 66  
   Army 60  
 San Francisco 89  
 Penn State 77  
   San Francisco 63
     Army 80  
 Army 71
 Manhattan 66  
   BYU 97
   NYU 84
 NYU 68  
 DePaul 65  
   NYU 90
     Wichita State 84  
      
        
   NYU 78
   Villanova 63  
 Villanova 63  
 St. John's 61  
   Villanova 86
     Boston College 85  
 Boston College 96
 Louisville 90  
  • Third Place - Villanova 76, Army 65

References[edit]

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