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1939 National Invitation Tournament

1939 National Invitation Tournament
Finals siteMadison Square Garden
New York City
ChampionsLong Island-Brooklyn Blackbirds (1st title)
Runner-upLoyola-Chicago Ramblers (1st title game)
Winning coachClair Bee (1st title)
MVPBill Lloyd (St. John's)
National Invitation Tournaments
«1938 1940»

Selected teamsEdit

Below is a list of the 6 teams selected for the tournament.[1]

Participants Participants
Bradley Long Island
Loyola (IL) New Mexico A&M
Roanoke St. John's


Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
    Bradley 32  
      Long Island 36  
Long Island 52
  New Mexico A&M 45  
      Long Island 44
    Loyola 32
  Loyola 51
      St. John's 46  
St. John's 71
  Roanoke 47  
Third place game
Bradley 40
St. John's 35

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1930's) at, URL accessed December 9, 2009. Archived 11/7/09