1982 National Invitation Tournament

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1982 National Invitation Tournament
Season 1981–82
Teams 32
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Bradley (4th title)
Runner-up Purdue (3rd title game)
Semifinalists Georgia (1st semifinal)
Oklahoma (1st semifinal)
Winning coach Dick Versace (1st title)
MVP J. J. Anderson Bradley
National Invitation Tournaments
«1981 1983»

The 1982 National Invitation Tournament was the 1982 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

Selected teams[edit]

Below is a list of the 32 teams selected for the tournament.[1]

Participants
American
Bradley
BYU
UC Irvine
Clemson
Connecticut
Dayton
Fordham
Georgia
Illinois
Iona
Lamar
Long Island
LSU
Maryland
Mississippi
Murray State
UNLV
Oklahoma
Oral Roberts
Purdue
Richmond
Rutgers
Saint Peter's
San Diego State
Syracuse
Temple
Texas A&M
Tulane
Virginia Tech
Washington
Western Kentucky

Brackets/Results[edit]

Below are the four first round brackets, along with the four-team championship bracket.[1]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
  Oklahoma 81
  Oral Roberts 73
  Oklahoma 80
  UC Irvine 77
  UC Irvine 70
  San Diego State 69
  Oklahoma 91
  Dayton 82
  Illinois 126
  Long Island 78
  Illinois 58
  Dayton 61
  Dayton 76
  Connecticut 75
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
  Syracuse 84
  Saint Peter's 75
  Syracuse 81
  Bradley 95
  Bradley 76
  American 65
  Bradley 77
  Tulane 61
  UNLV 87
  Murray State 61
  UNLV 51
  Tulane 56
  Tulane 83
  LSU 72
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
  Georgia 73
  Temple 60
  Georgia 83
  Maryland 69
  Maryland 60
  Richmond 50
  Georgia 90
  Virginia Tech 73
  Mississippi 53
  Clemson 49
  Mississippi 59
  Virginia Tech 61
  Virginia Tech 69
  Fordham 58
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
  Purdue 72
  Western Kentucky 65
  Purdue 98
  Rutgers 65
  Rutgers 55
  Iona 51
  Purdue 86
  Texas A&M 69
  Washington 66
  BYU 63
  Washington 65
  Texas A&M 69
  Texas A&M 60
  Lamar 58

Semifinals & Finals[edit]

Semifinals Finals
           
  Oklahoma 68
  Bradley 84
  Bradley 67
  Purdue 58
  Georgia 60
  Purdue 61

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1980's) at nit.org, URL accessed November 7, 2009. Archived 11/7/09