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1986 National Invitation Tournament

The 1986 National Invitation Tournament was the 1986 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

1986 National Invitation Tournament
Season1985–86
Teams32
Finals siteMadison Square Garden
New York City
ChampionsOhio State Buckeyes (1st title)
Runner-upWyoming Cowboys (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coachEldon Miller (1st title)
MVPBrad Sellers (Ohio State)
National Invitation Tournaments
«1985 1987»

Selected teamsEdit

BracketEdit

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

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
         
Providence 72
Boston University 69
Providence 90
George Mason 71
George Mason 65
Lamar 63
Providence 63
Louisiana Tech 64
Louisiana Tech 67
Northern Arizona 61
Louisiana Tech 77
McNeese State 61
McNeese State 86
Dayton 75
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
         
Ohio State 65
Ohio 62
Ohio State 71
Texas 65
Texas 69
New Mexico 66
Ohio State 79
BYU 68
BYU 67
SMU 63
BYU 93
UC Irvine 80
UC Irvine 80
UCLA 74
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
         
Florida 81
Southern Miss 71
Florida 77
TCU 75
TCU 76
Montana 69
Florida 54
SW Missouri State 53
SW Missouri State 59
Pittsburgh 52
SW Missouri State 83
Marquette 69
Marquette 79
Drake 59
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
         
Wyoming 79
Texas A&M 70
Wyoming 99
Loyola Marymount 90
Loyola Marymount 80
California 75
Wyoming 62
Clemson 57
Georgia 95
Tennessee-Chattanooga 81
Georgia 65
Clemson 77
Clemson 99
Middle Tennessee State 81

Semifinals & FinalsEdit

Semifinals Finals
      
Louisiana Tech 66
Ohio State 79
Ohio State 73
Wyoming 63
Florida 58
Wyoming 67
Third place game
   
Louisiana Tech 67
Florida 62

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "NIT Results (1980's)." www.ncaa.com. Retrieved February 9, 2016.