1944 National Invitation Tournament

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1944 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 8
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions St. John's (2nd title)
Runner-up DePaul (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Joe Lapchick (2nd title)
MVP Bill Kotsores St. John's
National Invitation Tournaments
«1943 1945»

The 1944 National Invitation Tournament was the 1944 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
Bowling Green
Canisius
DePaul
Kentucky
Muhlenberg
Oklahoma A&M
St. John's
Utah

Brackets/Results[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                 
Oklahoma A&M 43
Canisius 29
Oklahoma A&M 38
DePaul 41
DePaul 68
Muhlenberg 45
DePaul 39
St. John's 47
Kentucky 46
Utah 38
Kentucky 45
St. John's 48
St. John's 44
Bowling Green 40
Third place game
     
Oklahoma A&M 29
Kentucky 45

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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