1957 National Invitation Tournament

The 1957 National Invitation Tournament was the 1957 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

1957 National Invitation Tournament
Season1956–57
Teams12
Finals siteMadison Square Garden
New York City
ChampionsBradley Braves (1st title)
Runner-upMemphis Tigers (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coachChuck Orsborn (1st title)
MVPWin Wilfong (Memphis State)
National Invitation Tournaments
«1956 1958»

Selected teamsEdit

Below is a list of the 12 teams selected for the tournament.[1]

Participants
Bradley
Cincinnati
Dayton
Manhattan
Memphis
St. Bonaventure
Saint Peter's
Seattle
Seton Hall
Temple
Utah
Xavier

BracketEdit

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                     
St. Bonaventure 90  
Cincinnati 72  
  St. Bonaventure 85  
    Seattle 68  
     
       
  St. Bonaventure 78  
  Memphis 80  
       
       
  Manhattan 73
    Memphis 85  
Memphis 77
Utah 75  
  Memphis 83
  Bradley 84
Xavier 85  
Seton Hall 79  
  Xavier 81
    Bradley 116  
     
       
  Bradley 94
  Temple 66  
       
       
  Temple 77
    Dayton 66  
Dayton 79
Saint Peter's 71  
Third place game
   
St. Bonaventure 50
Temple 67

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1950's) at nit.org, URL accessed December 8, 2009. Archived 11/7/09