1948 National Invitation Tournament

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1948 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 8
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Saint Louis Billikens (1st title)
Runner-up New York Violets (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Eddie Hickey (1st title)
MVP Ed 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]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
       
 Western Kentucky State  68
 La Salle  61  
 Western Kentucky State  53
     Saint Louis  60  
 Saint Louis  69
 Bowling Green  53  
 Saint Louis  65
   
   NYU  52
 NYU  45
 Texas  43  
 NYU  72 3rd place match
     DePaul  59  
 DePaul  75
 Western Kentucky  61
 NC State  64  
 DePaul  59
 

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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