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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