1962 National Invitation Tournament

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1962 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 12
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Dayton (1st title)
Runner-up St. John's (5th title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Tom Blackburn (1st title)
MVP Bill Chmielewski Dayton
National Invitation Tournaments
«1961 1963»

The 1962 National Invitation Tournament was the 1962 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
Colorado State
Dayton
Duquesne
Holy Cross
Houston
Loyola (IL)
Navy
Providence
St. John's
Temple
Wichita State

Brackets/Results[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                     
Dayton 79  
Wichita State 71  
  Dayton 94  
    Houston 77  
     
       
  Dayton 98  
  Loyola (IL) 82  
       
       
  Loyola (IL) 75
    Temple 64  
Temple 80
Providence 78  
  Dayton 73
  St. John's 67
Duquesne 70  
Navy 58  
  Duquesne 88
    Bradley 85  
     
       
  Duquesne 65
  St. John's 75  
       
       
  St. John's 80
    Holy Cross 74  
Holy Cross 72
Colorado State 71  
Third place game
     
Loyola (IL) 95
Duquesne 84

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1960's) at nit.org, URL accessed December 8, 2009. Archived 11/7/09