1983 National Invitation Tournament

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1983 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 32
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Fresno State (1st title)
Runner-up DePaul (3rd title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Boyd Grant (1st title)
MVP Ron Anderson Fresno State
National Invitation Tournaments
«1982 1984»

The 1983 National Invitation Tournament was the 1983 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
Alabama State
Arizona State
Bowling Green
Cal State Fullerton
DePaul
East Tennessee State
Fordham
Fresno State
Idaho
Iona
LSU
Michigan State
Minnesota
Mississippi
Murray State
Nebraska
New Orleans
Northwestern
Notre Dame
Old Dominion
Oregon State
St. Bonaventure
South Carolina
South Florida
TCU
UTEP
Tulane
Tulsa
Vanderbilt
Virginia Tech
Wake Forest
William & Mary

Brackets/Results[edit]

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

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
Vanderbilt 79
East Tennessee State 73
Vanderbilt 68
Wake Forest 75
Wake Forest 87
Murray State 80
Wake Forest 78
South Carolina 61
South Carolina 100
Old Dominion 90
South Carolina 76
Virginia Tech 75
Virginia Tech 85
William & Mary 79
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
Oregon State 77
Idaho 59
Oregon State 88
New Orleans 71
New Orleans 99
LSU 94
Oregon State 67
Fresno State 76
Michigan State 72
Bowling Green 71
Michigan State 58
Fresno State 72
Fresno State 71
UTEP 64
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
Nebraska 72
Tulane 65
Nebraska 85
Iona 73
Iona 90
St. Bonaventure 76
Nebraska 67
TCU 57
Arizona State 87
Cal State Fullerton 83
Arizona State 76
TCU 78
TCU 64
Tulsa 62
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
DePaul 76
Minnesota 73
DePaul 65
Northwestern 63
Northwestern 71
Notre Dame 57
DePaul 75
Mississippi 67
Mississippi 87
Alabama State 75
Mississippi 65
South Florida 57
South Florida 81
Fordham 69

Semifinals & Finals[edit]

Semifinals Finals
           
Wake Forest 62
Fresno State 86
Fresno State 69
DePaul 60
Nebraska 58
DePaul 68

References[edit]

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