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1989 National Invitation Tournament

The 1989 National Invitation Tournament was the 1989 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

1989 National Invitation Tournament
Season1988–89
Teams32
Finals siteMadison Square Garden
New York City
ChampionsSt. John's Red Storm (5th title)
Runner-upSaint Louis Billikens (3rd title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coachLou Carnesecca (1st title)
MVPJayson Williams (St. John's)
National Invitation Tournaments
«1988 1990»

Selected teamsEdit

BracketEdit

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

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
         
Connecticut 67
Charlotte 62
Connecticut 73
California 72
California 73
Hawaii 57
Connecticut 79
UAB 85
UAB 83
Georgia Southern 74
UAB 64
Richmond 61
Richmond 70
Temple 56
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
         
St. John's 70
Mississippi 67
St. John's 76
Oklahoma State 64
Oklahoma State 69
Boise State 55
St. John's 83
Ohio State 80
Nebraska 81
Arkansas State 79
Nebraska 74
Ohio State 85
Ohio State 81
Akron 70
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
         
Villanova 76
Saint Peter's 56
Villanova 76
Penn State 67
Penn State 89
Murray State 73
Villanova 63
Michigan State 70
Michigan State 83
Kent State 69
Michigan State 79
Wichita State 67
Wichita State 70
UC Santa Barbara 62
First Round Second Round Quarterfinals
         
New Mexico 91
Santa Clara 76
New Mexico 86
Pepperdine 69
Pepperdine 84
New Mexico State 69
New Mexico 65
Saint Louis 66
Wisconsin 63
New Orleans 61
Wisconsin 68
Saint Louis 73
Saint Louis 87
Southern Illinois 54

Semifinals & FinalsEdit

Semifinals Finals
      
UAB 65
St. John's 76
St. John's 73
Saint Louis 65
Michigan State 64
Saint Louis 74
Third place game
   
UAB 78
Michigan State 76

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1980's) at nit.org, URL accessed November 7, 2009. Archived 11/7/09