1995 National Invitation Tournament

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1995 National Invitation Tournament
Season 1994–95
Teams 32
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Virginia Tech Hokies (2nd title)
Runner-up Marquette Golden Eagles (3rd title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Bill Foster (1st title)
MVP Shawn Smith (Virginia Tech)
National Invitation Tournaments
«1994 1996»

The 1995 National Invitation Tournament was the 1995 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition. The 1995 tournament was notable for the roster size of eventual champion Virginia Tech - injuries prior to and during the tournament meant the Hokies won some games with as few as six active players.

Selected teams[edit]

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

Participants
Auburn
Bradley
Canisius
Clemson
College of Charleston
Colorado
Coppin State
DePaul
Eastern Michigan
George Washington
Georgia
Illinois State
Iowa
Marquette
Miami (FL)
Montana
Nebraska
New Mexico State
Ohio
Penn State
Providence
St. Bonaventure
St. John's
Saint Joseph's
Seton Hall
South Florida
Southern Miss
Texas Tech
Utah State
UTEP
Virginia Tech
Washington State

Bracket[edit]

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

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
Providence 72
College of Charleston 67
Providence 78
Virginia Tech 91
Virginia Tech 62
Clemson 54
Virginia Tech 64
New Mexico State 61
UTEP 90
Montana 60
UTEP 89
New Mexico State 92
New Mexico State 97
Colorado 83
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
Bradley 86
Eastern Michigan 85
Bradley 53
Canisius 55
Canisius 83
Seton Hall 71
Canisius 99
Washington State 80
Washington State 94
Texas Tech 82
Washington State 83
Illinois State 80
Illinois State 93
Utah State 87
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
South Florida 74
St. John's 68
South Florida 75
Coppin State 59
Coppin State 75
Saint Joseph's 68
South Florida 50
Marquette 57
Marquette 68
Auburn 61
Marquette 70
St. Bonaventure 61
St. Bonaventure 75
Southern Miss 70
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
Iowa 96
DePaul 87
Iowa 66
Ohio 62
Ohio 83
George Washington 71
Iowa 64
Penn State 67
Nebraska 69
Georgia 61
Nebraska 59
Penn State 65
Penn State 62
Miami (FL) 56

Semifinals & Finals[edit]

Semifinals Finals
           
Virginia Tech 71
Canisius 59
Virginia Tech 65
Marquette 64
Marquette 81
Penn State 79
Third place game
     
Canisius 62
Penn State 66

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1990's) at nit.org, URL accessed November 7, 2009. Archived 11/6/09