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1972 National Invitation Tournament

The 1972 National Invitation Tournament was the 1972 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

1972 National Invitation Tournament
Teams16
Finals siteMadison Square Garden
New York City
ChampionsMaryland Terrapins (1st title)
Runner-upNiagara Purple Eagles (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coachLefty Driesell (1st title)
MVPTom McMillen (Maryland)
National Invitation Tournaments
«1971 1973»

Selected teamsEdit

BracketEdit

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
            
Lafayette 72
Virginia 71
Lafayette 76
Jacksonville 87
Jacksonville 94
Fordham 75
Jacksonville 77
Maryland 91
Syracuse 81
Davidson 77
Syracuse 65
Maryland 71
Maryland 67
Saint Joseph's 55
Maryland 100
Niagara 69
Oral Roberts 94
Memphis 74
Oral Roberts 78
St. John's '94
St. John's 82
Missouri 81
St. John's 67
Niagara 69
Princeton 68
Indiana 60
Princeton 60
Niagara 65
Niagara 76
UTEP 57
Third place game
   
Jacksonville 83
St. John's 80

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1970's) at nit.org, URL accessed November 7, 2009. Archived 11/7/09