Final-St. John's beat DePaul, 47-39.
Third place—Kentucky beat Oklahoma A. and M., 45-29.
1945 (8 teams)—Bowling Green, DePaul, Muhlenberg, Rensselaer Poly, Rhode Island, St. John's,
Tennessee, West Virginia.
Quarter-finals—Rhode Island beat Tennessee, 51-44.
Bowling Green beat RPI, 60-45.
DePaul beat West Virginia, 76-52.
St. John's beat Muhlenberg, 34-33.
Semi-finals—DePaul beat Rhode Island, 97-53.
Bowling Green beat St. John's, 57-44.
Final—DePaul beat Bowling Green, 71-54.
Third place—St. John's beat Rhode Island, 64-57.
1946 (8 teams)—Arizona, Bowling Green, Kentucky, Muhlenberg, Rhode Island, St. John's,
Syracuse, West Virginia.
Quarter-finals—Rhode Island beat Bowling Green, 82-79 (ovt.)
West Virginia beat St. John's, 70-58.
Kentucky beat Arizona, 77-53.
Muhlenberg beat Syracuse, 47-41.
Semi-finals—Rhode Island beat Muhlenberg, 59-49.
Kentucky beat West Virginia, 59-51.
Final—Kentucky beat Rhode Island, 46-45.
Third place—West Virginia beat Muhlenberg, 65-40.
1947 (8 teams)—Bradley, Duquesne, Kentucky, Long Island, North Carolina State, St. John's,
Utah, West Virginia.
Quarter-finals—Utah beat Duquesne, 45-44.
Kentucky beat Long Island, 66-62.
N. C. State beat St. John's, 61-55.
West Virginia beat Bradley, 69-60.
Semi-finals—Utah beat West Virginia, 64-62.
Kentucky beat N.C. State, 60-42.
Final-Utah beat Kentucky, 49-45.
Third place-N. C. State beat West Virginia, 64-52.
1948 (8 teams)—Bowling Green, DePaul, LaSalle, New York U., North Carolina State, St. Louis,
Texas, Western Kentucky.
Quarter-finals—Western Kentucky beat LaSalle, 68-61.
St. Louis beat Bowling Green, 69-53.
New York U. beat Texas, 45-43.
DePaul beatN. C.State, 75-64.
Semi-finals-New York U. beat DePaul, 72-59.
St. Louis beat Western Kentucky, 60-53.
Final-St. Louis beat New York U., 65-52.
Third place—Western Kentucky beat DePaul, 61-59.
1949 (12 teams)—Bowling Green, Bradley, City College of New York, Kentucky, Loyola (Chicago),
Manhattan, New York U., San Francisco, St. John's, St. Louis, Utah, Western
Seeded teams—Kentucky, St. Louis, Utah, Western Kentucky.
First round—Bowling Green beat St. John's, 77-64.
San Francisco beat Manhattan, 68-43.
Bradley beat New York U., 89-67.
Loyola beat CCNY, 62-47".
Quarter-finals—Loyola beat Kentucky, 61-56.
Bradley beat Western Kentucky, 95-86.
San Francisco beat Utah, 64-63.
Bowling Green beat St. Louis, 80-74.
Semi-finals—San Francisco beat Bowling Green, 49-39.
Loyola beat Bradley, 55-50.
Final—San Francisco beat Loyola, 48-47.
Third place—Bowling Green beat Bradley, 82-77.
1950 (12 teams)—Arizona, Bradley, City College of New York, Duquesne, Kentucky, LaSalle, Long
Island, Niagara, San Francisco, St. John's, Syracuse, Western Kentucky.
Seeded teams—Bradley, Kentucky, Duquesne, St. John's.
First round—Western Kentucky beat Niagara, 79-72.
CCNY beat San Francisco, 65-46.
Syracuse beat Long Island, 80-52.
LaSalle beat Arizona, 72-66.