Semi-finals—Duquesne beat Niagara, 66-51.
Holy Cross beat Western Kentucky, 75-69.
Final—Holy Cross beat Duquesne, 71-62.
Third place—Niagara beat Western Kentucky, 71-65.
1955 (12 teams)—Cincinnati, Connecticut, Dayton, Duquesne, Holy Cross, Lafayette, Louisville,
Manhattan, Niagara, Seton Hall, St. Francis (Loretto, Pa.), St. Louis.
Seeded teams—Duquesne, Dayton, Holy Cross, Cincinnati.
First round—Louisville beat Manhattan, 91-86.
Niagara beat Lafayette, 83-70.
St. Francis (Loretto) beat Seton Hall, 89-78.
St. Louis beat Connecticut, 110-103.
Quarter-finals—Duquesne beat Louisville, 74-66.
Cincinnati beat Niagara, 85-83 (double ovt.).
St. Francis beat Holy Cross, 68-64.
Dayton beat St. Louis, 97-81.
Semi-finals—Dayton beat St. Francis, 79-73 (ovt.).
Duquesne beat Cincinnati, 65-51.
Final—Duquesne beat Dayton, 70-58.
Third place—Cincinnati beat St. Francis, 96-91 (ovt.).
1956 (12 teams)—Dayton, Duquesne, Lafayette, Louisville, Marquette, Niagara, Oklahoma, Seton
Hall, St. Francis of Brooklyn, St. Joseph's, St. Louis, Xavierof Ohio.
Seeded teams—Dayton, Louisville, St. Joseph's, Niagara.
First round—St. Francis beat Lafayette, 85-74.
Duquesne beat Oklahoma A. and M., 69-61.
Seton Hall beat Marquette, 96-78.
XavierbeatSt. Louis, 84-80.
Quarter-finals—Louisville beat Duquesne, 84-72.
St. Francis beat Niagara, 74-72.
St. Joseph's beat Seton Hall, 74-65.
Dayton beat Xavier, 72-68.
Semi-finals—Dayton beat St. Francis, 89-58.
Louisville beat St. Joseph's, 89-79.
Final—Louisville beat Dayton, 93-80.
Third place—St. Joseph's beat St. Francis, 93-82.
1957 (12 teams)—Bradley, Cincinnati, Dayton, Manhattan, Memphis State, St. Bonaventure, St.
Peter's, Seattle, Seton Hall, Temple, Utah, Xavier of Ohio.
Seeded teams—Seattle, Bradley (two only).
First round—Memphis State beat Utah, 77-75.
Xavier beat Seton Hall, 85-79.
Dayton beat St. Peter's, 79-71.
St. Bonaventure beat Cincinnati, 90-72.
Quarter-finals—Memphis State beat Manhattan, 85-73.
St. Bonaventure beat Seattle, 85-68.
Bradley beat Xavier, 116-81.
Temple beat Dayton, 77-66.
Semi-finals—Memphis State beat St. Bonaventure, 80-78.
Bradley beat Temple, 94-66.
Final—Bradley beat Memphis State, 84-83.
Third place—Temple beat St. Bonaventure, 67-50.
1958 (12 teams)—Bradley, Butler, Dayton, Fordham, Niagara, St. Bonaventure, St. Francis (Pa.),
St. John's, St. Joseph's, St. Peter's, Utah, Xavierof Ohio.
Seeded teams—Bradley, Dayton, St. Bonaventure, Utah.
First round-St. John's beat Butler, 76-69.
St. Joseph's beat St. Peter's, 83-76.
Xavier beat Niagara, 95-86.
Fordham beat St. Francis (Pa.), 83-59.
Quarter-finals—St. John's beat Utah, 71-70.
St. Bonaventure beat St. Joseph's, 79-75.
Xavier beat Bradley, 72-62.
Dayton beat Fordham, 74-70.
Semi-finals—Dayton beat St. John's, 80-56.
Xavier beat St. Bonaventure, 72-53.
Final—Xavier beat Dayton, 78-74 (ovt.).
Third place—St. Bonaventure beat St. John's, 84-69.
1959 (12 teams)—Bradley, Butler, Denver, Fordham, Manhattan, New York U., Oklahoma City,
Providence, St. Bonaventure, St. John's, St. Louis, Villanova.