1955 National Invitation Tournament

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1955 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 12
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Duquesne Dukes (1st title)
Runner-up Dayton Flyers (3rd title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Dudey Moore (1st title)
MVP Maurice Stokes (St. Francis (PA))
National Invitation Tournaments
«1954 1956»

The 1955 National Invitation Tournament was the 1955 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
Cincinnati
Connecticut
Dayton
Duquesne
Holy Cross
Lafayette
Louisville
Manhattan
Niagara
Saint Francis (PA)
Saint Louis
Seton Hall

Bracket[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                     
Louisville 91  
Manhattan 86  
  Louisville 66  
    Duquesne 74  
     
       
  Duquesne 65  
  Cincinnati 61  
       
       
  Cincinnati 85
    Niagara 83  
Niagara 83
Lafayette 70  
  Duquesne 70
  Dayton 58
Saint Francis (PA) 89  
Seton Hall 78  
  Saint Francis (PA) 68
    Holy Cross 64  
     
       
  Saint Francis (PA) 73
  Dayton 79  
       
       
  Dayton 97
    Saint Louis 81  
Saint Louis 110
Connecticut 103  
Third place game
   
Cincinnati 96
Saint Francis (PA) 91

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1950's) at nit.org, URL accessed December 8, 2009. Archived 11/7/09