1939 National Invitation Tournament

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1939 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 6
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Long Island (1st title)
Runner-up Loyola Chicago (1st title game)
Winning coach Clair Bee (1st title)
MVP Bill Lloyd St. John's
National Invitation Tournaments
«1938 1940»

Selected teams[edit]

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

Participants Participants
Bradley Long Island
Loyola (IL) New Mexico A&M
Roanoke St. John's


Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
     Bradley 32  
       Long Island 36  
   Long Island 52
     New Mexico A&M 45  
       Long Island 44
     Loyola 32
   Loyola 51
       St. John's 46  
   St. John's 71
     Roanoke 47  

Third place game
Bradley 40
St. John's 35


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

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