1949 National Invitation Tournament

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1949 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 12
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions San Francisco Dons (1st title)
Runner-up Loyola-Chicago Ramblers (2nd title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Pete Newell (1st title)
MVP Don Lofgran (San Francisco)
National Invitation Tournaments
«1948 1950»

The 1949 National Invitation Tournament was the 1949 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

Selected teams[edit]

Below is a list of the 12 teams selected for the tournament.[1]

Participants
Bowling Green
Bradley
CCNY
Kentucky
Loyola (IL)
Manhattan
NYU
St. John's
Saint Louis
San Francisco
Utah
Western Kentucky

Bracket[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                     
Loyola (IL) 62  
CCNY 47  
  Loyola (IL) 61  
    Kentucky 56  
     
       
  Loyola (IL) 55  
  Bradley 50  
       
       
  Western Kentucky 86
    Bradley 95  
Bradley 89
NYU 67  
  Loyola (IL) 47
  San Francisco 48
San Francisco 68  
Manhattan 43  
  San Francisco 64
    Utah 63  
     
       
  San Francisco 49
  Bowling Green 39  
       
       
  Saint Louis 74
    Bowling Green 80  
Bowling Green 77
St. John's 64  
Third place game
   
Bradley 77
Bowling Green 82

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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