1958 National Invitation Tournament

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1958 National Invitation Tournament
Season 1957–58
Teams 12
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Xavier (1st title)
Runner-up Dayton (5th title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Jim McCafferty (1st title)
MVP Hank Stein Xavier
National Invitation Tournaments
«1957 1959»

The 1958 National Invitation Tournament was the 1958 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
Bradley
Butler
Dayton
Fordham
Niagara
Saint Francis (PA)
Saint Joseph's
Saint Peter's
St. Bonaventure
St. John's
Utah
Xavier

Brackets/Results[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                     
St. John's 76  
Butler 69  
  St. John's 71  
    Utah 70  
     
       
  St. John's 56  
  Dayton 80  
       
       
  Dayton 74
    Fordham 70  
Fordham 83
Saint Francis (PA) 59  
  Dayton 74
  Xavier 78
Saint Joseph's 83  
Saint Peter's 76  
  Saint Joseph's 75
    St. Bonaventure 79  
     
       
  St. Bonaventure 53
  Xavier 72  
       
       
  Bradley 62
    Xavier 72  
Xavier 95
Niagara 86  
Third place game
     
St. John's 69
St. Bonaventure 84

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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