1955 NIT
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1955 NIT
1955 National Invitation Tournament
Finals siteMadison Square Garden
New York City
ChampionsDuquesne Dukes (1st title)
Runner-upDayton Flyers (3rd title game)
Winning coachDudey Moore (1st title)
MVPMaurice Stokes (St. Francis (PA))

The 1955 National Invitation Tournament was the 1955 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

Selected teams

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


Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

  First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Louisville 91  
Manhattan 86  
  Louisville 66  
    Duquesne 74  
  Duquesne 65  
  Cincinnati 61  
  Cincinnati 85
    Niagara 83  
Niagara 83
Lafayette 70  
  Duquesne 70
  Dayton 58
Saint Francis (PA) 89  
Seton Hall 78  
  Saint Francis (PA) 68
    Holy Cross 64  
  Saint Francis (PA) 73
  Dayton 79  
  Dayton 97
    Saint Louis 81  
Saint Louis 110
Connecticut 103  
Third place game
Cincinnati 96
Saint Francis (PA) 91

See also


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

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