1983 National Invitation Tournament

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1983 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 32
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Fresno State (1st title)
Runner-up DePaul (3rd title game)
Semifinalists Nebraska (1st semifinal)
Wake Forest (1st semifinal)
Winning coach Boyd Grant (1st title)
MVP Ron Anderson Fresno State
National Invitation Tournaments
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The 1983 National Invitation Tournament was the 1983 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
Alabama State
Arizona State
Bowling Green
Cal State Fullerton
DePaul
East Tennessee State
Fordham
Fresno State
Idaho
Iona
LSU
Michigan State
Minnesota
Mississippi
Murray State
Nebraska
New Orleans
Northwestern
Notre Dame
Old Dominion
Oregon State
St. Bonaventure
South Carolina
South Florida
TCU
UTEP
Tulane
Tulsa
Vanderbilt
Virginia Tech
Wake Forest
William & Mary

Brackets/Results[edit]

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

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
  Vanderbilt 79
  East Tennessee State 73
  Vanderbilt 68
  Wake Forest 75
  Wake Forest 87
  Murray State 80
  Wake Forest 78
  South Carolina 61
  South Carolina 100
  Old Dominion 90
  South Carolina 76
  Virginia Tech 75
  Virginia Tech 85
  William & Mary 79
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
  Oregon State 77
  Idaho 59
  Oregon State 88
  New Orleans 71
  New Orleans 99
  LSU 94
  Oregon State 67
  Fresno State 76
  Michigan State 72
  Bowling Green 71
  Michigan State 58
  Fresno State 72
  Fresno State 71
  UTEP 64
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
  Nebraska 72
  Tulane 65
  Nebraska 85
  Iona 73
  Iona 90
  St. Bonaventure 76
  Nebraska 67
  TCU 57
  Arizona State 87
  Cal State Fullerton 83
  Arizona State 76
  TCU 78
  TCU 64
  Tulsa 62
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
  DePaul 76
  Minnesota 73
  DePaul 65
  Northwestern 63
  Northwestern 71
  Notre Dame 57
  DePaul 75
  Mississippi 67
  Mississippi 87
  Alabama State 75
  Mississippi 65
  South Florida 57
  South Florida 81
  Fordham 69

Semifinals & Finals[edit]

Semifinals Finals
           
  Wake Forest 62
  Fresno State 86
  Fresno State 69
  DePaul 60
  Nebraska 58
  DePaul 68

References[edit]

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