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1944 National Invitation Tournament

The 1944 National Invitation Tournament was the 1944 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

1944 National Invitation Tournament
Teams8
Finals siteMadison Square Garden
New York City
ChampionsSt. John's Red Storm (2nd title)
Runner-upDePaul Blue Demons (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coachJoe Lapchick (2nd title)
MVPBill Kotsores (St. John's)
National Invitation Tournaments
«1943 1945»

Contents

Selected teamsEdit

Below is a list of the 8 teams selected for the tournament.[1]

Participants
Bowling Green
Canisius
DePaul
Kentucky
Muhlenberg
Oklahoma A&M
St. John's
Utah

BracketEdit

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
Oklahoma A&M 43
Canisius 29
Oklahoma A&M 38
DePaul 41
DePaul 68
Muhlenberg 45
DePaul 39
St. John's 47
Kentucky 46
Utah 38
Kentucky 45
St. John's 48
St. John's 44
Bowling Green 40
Third place game
   
Oklahoma A&M 29
Kentucky 45

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1940's) at nit.org, URL accessed December 9, 2009. Archived 11/7/09