1982 National Invitation Tournament

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1982 National Invitation Tournament
Season 1981–82
Teams 32
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Bradley (4th title)
Runner-up Purdue (3rd title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Dick Versace (1st title)
MVP J. J. Anderson Bradley
National Invitation Tournaments
«1981 1983»

The 1982 National Invitation Tournament was the 1982 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

Selected teams[edit]

Below is a list of the 32 teams selected for the tournament.[1]

Participants
American
Bradley
BYU
Clemson
Connecticut
Dayton
Fordham
Georgia
Illinois
Iona
Lamar
Long Island
LSU
Maryland
Mississippi
Murray State
Oklahoma
Oral Roberts
Purdue
Richmond
Rutgers
Saint Peter's
San Diego State
Syracuse
Temple
Texas A&M
Tulane
UC Irvine
UNLV
Virginia Tech
Washington
Western Kentucky

Brackets/Results[edit]

Below are the four first round brackets, along with the four-team championship bracket.[1]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
Oklahoma 81
Oral Roberts 73
Oklahoma 80
UC Irvine 77
UC Irvine 70
San Diego State 69
Oklahoma 91
Dayton 82
Illinois 126
Long Island 78
Illinois 58
Dayton 61
Dayton 76
Connecticut 75
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
Syracuse 84
Saint Peter's 75
Syracuse 81
Bradley 95
Bradley 76
American 65
Bradley 77
Tulane 61
UNLV 87
Murray State 61
UNLV 51
Tulane 56
Tulane 83
LSU 72
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
Georgia 73
Temple 60
Georgia 83
Maryland 69
Maryland 60
Richmond 50
Georgia 90
Virginia Tech 73
Mississippi 53
Clemson 49
Mississippi 59
Virginia Tech 61
Virginia Tech 69
Fordham 58
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
Purdue 72
Western Kentucky 65
Purdue 98
Rutgers 65
Rutgers 55
Iona 51
Purdue 86
Texas A&M 69
Washington 66
BYU 63
Washington 65
Texas A&M 69
Texas A&M 60
Lamar 58

Semifinals & Finals[edit]

Semifinals Finals
           
Oklahoma 68
Bradley 84
Bradley 67
Purdue 58
Georgia 60
Purdue 61

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1980's) at nit.org, URL accessed November 7, 2009. Archived 11/7/09