1999 National Invitation Tournament

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1999 National Invitation Tournament
Season 1998–99
Teams 32
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions California (1st title)
Runner-up Clemson (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach Ben Braun (1st title)
MVP Sean Lampley California
National Invitation Tournaments
«1998 2000»

The 1999 National Invitation Tournament was the 1999 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
Bradley
Butler
California
Clemson
Colorado
Colorado State
DePaul
Fresno State
Georgetown
Georgia
Georgia Tech
Hofstra
Kansas State
Mississippi State
NC State
Nebraska
Northwestern
Old Dominion
Oregon
Pepperdine
Princeton
Providence
Rutgers
Seton Hall
TCU
Toledo
UNLV
USC
Wake Forest
Wyoming
Xavier

Brackets/Results[edit]

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

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
California 79
Fresno State 71
California 58
DePaul 57
DePaul 69
Northwestern 64
California 71
Colorado State 62
Colorado 65
Pepperdine 61
Colorado 76
Colorado State 86
Colorado State 69
Mississippi State 56
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
Oregon 67
Georgia Tech 64
Oregon 93
Wyoming 72
Wyoming 81
USC 77
Oregon 77
TCU 68
Nebraska 68
UNLV 53
Nebraska 89
TCU 101
TCU 72
Kansas State 71
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
Butler 51
Bradley 50
Butler 75
Old Dominion 68
Old Dominion 75
Seton Hall 56
Butler 69
Clemson 89
Clemson 77
Georgia 57
Clemson 78
Rutgers 68
Rutgers 58
Hofstra 45
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
                 
NC State 92
Providence 86
NC State 58
Princeton 61
Princeton 54
Georgetown 47
Princeton 58
Xavier 65
Xavier 86
Toledo 84
Xavier 87
Wake Forest 76
Wake Forest 73
Alabama 57

Semifinals & Finals[edit]

Semifinals Finals
           
California 85
Oregon 69
California 61
Clemson 60
Clemson 79
Xavier 76
Third place game
     
Oregon 75
Xavier 106

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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