1999 National Invitation Tournament

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1999 National Invitation Tournament
Season 1998–99
Teams 32
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions California (1st title)
Runner-up Clemson (1st title game)
Semifinalists Xavier (2nd semifinal)
Oregon (2nd semifinal)
Winning coach Ben Braun (1st title)
MVP Sean Lampley California
National Invitation Tournaments
«1998 2000»

The 1999 National Invitation Tournament was the 1999 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
Bradley
Butler
California
Clemson
Colorado
Colorado State
DePaul
Fresno State
Georgetown
Georgia
Georgia Tech
Hofstra
Kansas State
Mississippi State
Nebraska
UNLV
N.C. State
Northwestern
Old Dominion
Oregon
Pepperdine
Princeton
Providence
Rutgers
Seton Hall
USC
TCU
Toledo
Wake Forest
Wyoming
Xavier

Brackets/Results[edit]

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

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
  California 79
  Fresno State 71
  California 58
  DePaul 57
  DePaul 69
  Northwestern 64
  California 71
  Colorado State 62
  Colorado 65
  Pepperdine 61
  Colorado 76
  Colorado State 86
  Colorado State 69
  Mississippi State 56
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
  Oregon 67
  Georgia Tech 64
  Oregon 93
  Wyoming 72
  Wyoming 81
  USC 77
  Oregon 77
  TCU 68
  Nebraska 68
  UNLV 53
  Nebraska 89
  TCU 101
  TCU 72
  Kansas State 71
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
  Butler 51
  Bradley 50
  Butler 75
  Old Dominion 68
  Old Dominion 75
  Seton Hall 56
  Butler 69
  Clemson 89
  Clemson 77
  Georgia 57
  Clemson 78
  Rutgers 68
  Rutgers 58
  Hofstra 45
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
  N.C. State 92
  Providence 86
  N.C. State 58
  Princeton 61
  Princeton 54
  Georgetown 47
  Princeton 58
  Xavier 65
  Xavier 86
  Toledo 84
  Xavier 87
  Wake Forest 76
  Wake Forest 73
  Alabama 57

Semifinals & Finals[edit]

Semifinals Finals
           
  California 85
  Oregon 69
  California 61
  Clemson 60
  Clemson 79
  Xavier 76
  • Third Place - Xavier 106, Oregon 75

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1990's) at nit.org, URL accessed November 7, 2009. Archived 11/6/09