NCAA/NIT Tournament Teams
(In alphabetical order)
|Before Tourns||Head Coach||Final Record|
|Bowling Green||22–3||Harold Anderson||24–4|
|Ohio St.||14–4||Harold Olsen||15–5|
|Okla. A&M||24–4||Hank Iba||27–4|
|R. Island St.||19–3||Frank Keaney||20–5|
|St. John's||19–2||Joe Lapchick||21–3|
|West Virginia||12–5||John Brickels||12–6|
Note: DePaul won the NIT and Oklahoma won the NCAAs.
|Major Conference Champions||1945 College Basketball Recap||NCAA Tournament (8 teams)|
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