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1940 College Basketball Recap: NCAA & NIT Tournament Teams

(In alphabetical order)

Before TournsHead CoachFinal Record
Colorado15?2Frosty Cox17?4
DePaul21?4Tom Haggerty22?6
Duquesne17?1Chick Davies20?3
Indiana17?3Branch McCracken20?3
Kansas17?5Phog Allen19?6
LIU19?3Clair Bee19?4
Okla. A&M25?2Hank Iba26?3
Rice21?2Buster Brannon22?3
St. John's15?3Joe Lapchick15?4
USC19?2Sam Barry20?3
Springfield16?2Ed Hickox16?3
Western Ky.24?5Ed Diddle24?6
Note: Colorado won the NIT and Indiana won the NCAAs. Colorado and Duquesne played in both tourneys.

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1940 College Basketball Recap