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1947 National Invitation Tournament


1947 National Invitation Tournament

1947 National Invitation Tournament
Teams 8
Finals site Madison Square Garden
New York City
Champions Utah (1st title)
Runner-up Kentucky (2nd title game)
Winning coach Vadal Peterson (1st title)
MVP Vern Gardner Utah
National Invitation Tournaments
«1946 1948»

The 1947 National Invitation Tournament was the 1947 edition of the annual NCAA college basketball competition.

Selected teams

Below is a list of the 8 teams selected for the tournament.[1]
Long Island
NC State
St. John's
West Virginia


Below is the tournament bracket.[1]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
  Utah 45
  Duquesne 44
  Utah 64
  West Virginia 62
  West Virginia 69
  Bradley 60
  Utah 49
  Kentucky 45
  Kentucky 66
  Long Island 62
  Kentucky 60
  NC State 42
  NC State 61
  St. John's 55
  • Third Place - NC State 64, West Virginia 52


  1. ^ a b Tournament Results (1940's) at, URL accessed December 9, 2009. Archived 11/7/09
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