1976 National Invitation Tournament

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1976 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 12
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Kentucky Wildcats (2nd title)
Runner-up Charlotte 49ers (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Joe B. Hall (1st title)
MVP Cedric Maxwell (Charlotte)
National Invitation Tournaments
«1975 1977»

The 1976 National Invitation Tournament was the 1976 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
Charlotte
Holy Cross
Kansas State
Kentucky
Louisville
Niagara
North Carolina A&T
North Carolina State
Oregon
Providence
Saint Peter's
San Francisco

Brackets[edit]

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                     
Charlotte 79  
San Francisco 74  
  Charlotte 79  
    Oregon 72  
     
       
  Charlotte 80  
  NC State 79  
       
       
  NC State 78
    Holy Cross 68  
Holy Cross 84
Saint Peter's 78  
  Charlotte 67
  Kentucky 71
Kentucky 67  
Niagara 61  
  Kentucky 81
    Kansas State 78  
     
       
  Kentucky 79
  Providence 78  
       
       
  Louisville 67
    Providence 73  
Providence 84
North Carolina A&T 68  
Third place game
   
NC State 74
Providence 69

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1970's) at nit.org, URL accessed November 7, 2009. Archived 11/7/09