1942 National Invitation Tournament

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1942 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 8
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions West Virginia (1st title)
Runner-up Western Kentucky State (1st title game)
Winning coach Dyke Raese (1st title)
MVP Rudy Baric West Virginia
National Invitation Tournaments
«1941 1943»

The 1942 National Invitation Tournament was the 1942 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

Selected teams[edit]

Below is a list of the 8 teams selected for the tournament.[1]

Long Island
Rhode Island
West Texas State
West Virginia
Western Kentucky State


Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
  West Virginia 58
  Long Island 49
  West Virginia 51
  Toledo 39
  Toledo 82
  Rhode Island 71
  West Virginia 47
  Western Kentucky State 45
  Creighton 59
  West Texas State 58
  Creighton 36
  Western Kentucky State 49
  Western Kentucky State 49
  CCNY 46
  • Third Place - Creighton 48, Toledo 46


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