1944 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament


1944 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament

Infobox NCAA Basketball Tournament
Year=1944


ImageSize=
Caption=
Teams=8
FinalFourArena=Madison Square Garden
FinalFourCity=New York City
Champions=Utah
TitleCount=1st
RunnerUp=Dartmouth
GameCount=2nd
Semifinal1=Iowa State
FinalFourCount=1st
Semifinal2=Ohio State
FinalFourCount2=2nd
Coach=Vadal Peterson
CoachCount=1st
MOP=Arnie Ferrin
MOPTeam=Utah
Attendance=59,369
OneTopScorer=*
TwoTopScorers=
TopScorer=Audley Brindley
TopScorerTeam=Dartmouth
Points=52
The 1944 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament involved 8 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball. It began on March 24, 1944, and ended with the championship game on March 28 in New York City. A total of 9 games were played, including a third place game in each region.

Utah, coached by Vadal Peterson, won the national title with a 42-40 victory in the final game over Dartmouth, coached by Earl Brown. Arnie Ferrin of Utah was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.

Locations

Teams

Bracket

8TeamBracket | RD1-seed1=
RD1-team1=Dartmouth
RD1-score1=63
RD1-seed2=
RD1-team2=Catholic
RD1-score2=38
RD1-seed3=
RD1-team3=Ohio State
RD1-score3=57
RD1-seed4=
RD1-team4=Temple
RD1-score4=47
RD1-seed5=
RD1-team5=Iowa State
RD1-score5=44
RD1-seed6=
RD1-team6=Pepperdine
RD1-score6=39
RD1-seed7=
RD1-team7=Utah
RD1-score7=45
RD1-seed8=
RD1-team8=Missouri
RD1-score8=35
RD2-seed1=
RD2-team1=Dartmouth
RD2-score1=60
RD2-seed2=
RD2-team2=Ohio State
RD2-score2=53
RD2-seed3=
RD2-team3=Iowa State
RD2-score3=31
RD2-seed4=
RD2-team4=Utah
RD2-score4=40
RD3-seed1=
RD3-team1=Dartmouth
RD3-score1=40
RD3-seed2=
RD3-team2=Utah
RD3-score2=42*

ee also

* 1944 NAIA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament

External links

* [http://www.shrpsports.com/collbask/1944.htm 1944 NCAA Basketball Tournament] on Shrp Sports (source for the bracket)
* [http://www.hoopstournament.net/index.html HoopsTournament.Net] , source for much of the information on this page.


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