1940 National Invitation Tournament

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1940 National Invitation Tournament
Finals siteMadison Square Garden
New York City
ChampionsColorado Buffaloes (1st title)
Runner-upDuquesne Dukes (1st title game)
Winning coachFrosty Cox (1st title)
MVPBob 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


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]


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