1978 National Invitation Tournament
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1978 National Invitation Tournament
1978 National Invitation Tournament
Teams16
Finals siteMadison Square Garden
New York City
ChampionsTexas Longhorns (1st title)
Runner-upNC State Wolfpack (1st title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coachAbe Lemons (1st title)
MVPJim Krivacs & Ron Baxter (Texas)

The 1978 National Invitation Tournament was the 1978 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

Selected teams

Below is a list of the 16 teams selected for the tournament.[1]

Bracket

Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
            
Dayton 108
Fairfield 93
Dayton 62
Georgetown 71
Georgetown 70OT
Virginia 68
Georgetown 85
NC State 86
NC State 83
South Carolina 70
NC State 84
Detroit 77
Detroit 94
VCU 86
NC State 93
Texas 101
Texas 72
Temple 58
Texas 67
Nebraska 48
Nebraska 67
Utah State 66
Texas 96
Rutgers 76
Rutgers 72
Army 70
Rutgers 57
Indiana State 56
Indiana State 73
Illinois State 71
Third place game
   
Georgetown 72
Rutgers 85

See also

References

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

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