1938 National Invitation Tournament

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1938 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 6
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Temple (1st title)
Runner-up Colorado (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach James Usilton (1st title)
MVP Don Shields Temple
National Invitation Tournaments
  1939»

The 1938 National Invitation Tournament was the 1938 edition of the annual NCAA basketball competition. It was the inaugural National Invitational Tournament and was won by Temple.

Selected teams[edit]

Below is a list of the 6 teams selected for the tournament.[1]

Participants Participants
Bradley Colorado
Long Island NYU
Oklahoma A&M Temple

Brackets/Results[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                           
       
    Oklahoma A&M 55  
      Temple 56  
  Temple 53
    Bradley 40  
      Temple 60
    Colorado 36
         
       
  Colorado 48
      NYU 47  
  NYU 39
    Long Island 37  
Third place game
     
Oklahoma A&M 37
NYU 24

See also[edit]

1938 NAIA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1930's) at nit.org, URL accessed December 9, 2009. Archived 11/7/09