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NCAA Tournament (16 teams)

East Regional

First Round Illinois 79, Columbia 71
N.C. State 67, Villanova 62
Kentucky 79, Louisville 68
St. John's 63, Connecticut 52
Semifinals Illinois 84, N.C. State 70
Kentucky 59, St. John's 43
Third Place St. John's 71, N.C. State 59
Final Kentucky 76, Illinois 74

West Regional

First Round Washington 62, Texas A&M 40
Oklahoma A&M 50, Montana St. 46
BYU 68, San Jose St. 61
Kansas St. 61, Arizona 59
Semifinals Oklahoma A&M 61, Washington 57
Kansas St. 64, BYU 54
Third Place Washington 80, BYU 67
Final Kansas St. 68, Oklahoma A&M 44

FINAL FOUR

at Williams Arena, Minneapolis

Third Place Illinois 61, Oklahoma A&M 46
Championship Kentucky 68, Kansas St. 58
Most Outstanding Player Bill Spivey, Kentucky
All-Tournament No team chosen, 1941–51