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NIT Tournament (12 teams)

All games at Madison Square Garden, New York

First RoundSt. Francis-NY 85, Lafayette 74
Duquesne 69, Oklahoma A&M 61
Seton Hall 96, Marquette 78
Xavier-OH 84, St. Louis 80
QuarterfinalsLouisville 84, Duquesne 72
St. Francis-NY 74, Niagara 72
St. Joseph's-PA 74, Seton Hall 65
Dayton 72, Xavier-OH 68
SemifinalsDayton 89, St. Francis-NY 58
Louisville 89, St. Joseph's-PA 79
Third PlaceSt. Joseph's-PA 93, St. Francis-NY 82
ChampionshipLouisville 93, Dayton 80
Most Valuable PlayerCharlie Tyra, Louisville

NCAA Tournament (25 teams)1956 College Basketball RecapPlayer of the Year