1943 National Invitation Tournament

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1943 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 8
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions St. John's Red Storm (1st title)
Runner-up Toledo Rockets (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Joe Lapchick (1st title)
MVP Harry Boykoff (St. John's)
National Invitation Tournaments
«1942 1944»

The 1943 National Invitation Tournament was the 1943 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

Selected teams[edit]

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

Participants
Creighton
Fordham
Manhattan
Rice
St. John's
Toledo
Washington & Jefferson
Western Kentucky

Bracket[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
St. John's 51
Rice 49
St. John's 69
Fordham 43
Fordham 60
Western Kentucky 58
St. John's 48
Toledo 27
Toledo 54
Manhattan 47
Toledo 46
Washington & Jefferson 39
Washington & Jefferson 43
Creighton 42
Third place game
   
Fordham 34
Washington & Jefferson 39

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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