1940 National Invitation Tournament

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1940 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 6
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Colorado (1st title)
Runner-up Duquesne (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Frosty Cox (1st title)
MVP Bob Doll Colorado
National Invitation Tournaments
«1939 1941»

The 1940 National Invitation Tournament was the 1940 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

Selected teams[edit]

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

Participants Participants
Colorado DePaul
Duquesne Long Island
Oklahoma A&M St. John's

Brackets/Results[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                           
       
    Colorado 52  
      DePaul 37  
  DePaul 45
    Long Island 38  
      Colorado 51
    Duquesne 40
         
       
  Oklahoma A&M 30
      Duquesne 34  
  Duquesne 38
    St. John's 31  
Third place game
     
DePaul 22
Oklahoma A&M 23

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1940's) at nit.org, URL accessed December 9, 2009. Archived 11/7/09