1967 National Invitation Tournament

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1967 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 14
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Southern Illinois (1st title)
Runner-up Marquette (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Jack Hartman (1st title)
MVP Walt Frazier Southern Illinois
National Invitation Tournaments
«1966 1968»

The 1967 National Invitation Tournament was a single-elimination postseason college basketball tournament. Fourteen National Collegiate Athletic Association NCAA Division I teams participated in the tournament. Southern Illinois defeated Marquette 71–56 in the championship game.

Selected teams[edit]

Below is a list of the 14 teams selected for the tournament.[1]

Participants
Duke
Marquette
Marshall
Memphis
Nebraska
New Mexico
Providence
Rutgers
Saint Peter's
Southern Illinois
Syracuse
Tulsa
Utah State
Villanova

Brackets/Results[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                     
Southern Illinois 103  
Saint Peter's 58  
  Southern Illinois 72  
    Duke 63  
     
       
  Southern Illinois 79  
  Rutgers 70  
New Mexico 66  
Syracuse 64  
  New Mexico 60
    Rutgers 65  
Rutgers 78
Utah State 76  
  Southern Illinois 71
  Marquette 56
Marshall 70  
Villanova 68  
  Marshall 119
    Nebraska 88  
     
       
  Marshall 78
  Marquette 83  
Marquette 64  
Tulsa 60  
  Marquette 81
    Providence 80  
Providence 77
Memphis 68  
Third place game
     
Rutgers 93
Marshall 76

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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