1948 National Invitation Tournament

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1948 National Invitation Tournament
Teams8
Finals siteMadison Square Garden
New York City
ChampionsSaint Louis Billikens (1st title)
Runner-upNew York Violets (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coachEddie Hickey (1st title)
MVPEd Macauley (Saint Louis)
National Invitation Tournaments
«1947 1949»

The 1948 National Invitation Tournament was the 1948 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
DePaul
La Salle
NYU
NC State
Saint Louis
Texas
Western Kentucky State

Bracket[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
Western Kentucky State68
 
 
 
La Salle61
 
Western Kentucky State53
 
 
 
Saint Louis60
 
Saint Louis69
 
 
 
Bowling Green53
 
Saint Louis65
 
 
 
NYU52
 
NYU45
 
 
 
Texas43
 
NYU72
 
 
 
DePaul59 3rd place match
 
DePaul75
 
 
 
NC State64
 
Western Kentucky61
 
 
DePaul59
 

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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