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Encyclopedia > 1958 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament

The 1958 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament involved 24 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball. It began on March 11, 1958, and ended with the championship game on March 22 in Louisville, Kentucky. A total of 28 games were played. A single-elimination tournament, also called a knockout or sudden death tournament, is a type of tournament where the loser of each match is immediately eliminated from winning the championship or first prize in the event. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... College basketball most often refers to the American basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA. // The game of basketball was devised by Dr. James Naismith 1891. ... March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 22 is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (82nd in leap years). ... Louisville redirects here. ...


Kentucky, coached by Adolph Rupp, won the national title with a 84-72 victory in the final game over Seattle, coached by John Castellani. Elgin Baylor of Seattle was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. The University of Kentucky, also referred to as UK, is a public, co-educational university located in Lexington, Kentucky. ... Adolph Friedrich Rupp (September 2, 1901 – December 10, 1977) was one of the most successful coaches in the history of American college basketball. ... Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university in the United States. ... John Castellani was a former professional basketball coach. ... Elgin Gay Baylor (born September 16, 1934 in Washington, D.C.) is an American former basketball forward. ... At the conclusion of the NCAA mens and womens Division I basketball championships (the Final Four tournaments), the Associated Press selects a Most Outstanding Player. ...

Contents

Locations

Region Site Other Locations
East Charlotte, North Carolina New York City, New York
Mideast Lexington, Kentucky Evanston, Illinois
Midwest Lawrence, Kansas Stillwater, Oklahoma
West San Francisco, California Berkeley, California
Finals Louisville, Kentucky

Nickname: The Queen City, Hornets Nest Location in Mecklenburg County in the state of North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Mecklenburg County, North Carolina  - Mayor Pat McCrory, (R) Area    - City 629. ... New York, New York redirects here. ... Nickname: Athens of the West Horse Capital of the World Location in the Commonwealth of Kentucky Coordinates: Country United States State Kentucky Counties Fayette  - Mayor Jim Newberry (D) Area    - City 739. ... Incorporated City in 1872. ... Lawrence is a river city in Douglas County, Kansas, 41 miles (66 km) west by south of Kansas City, along the banks of both the Kaw and Wakarusa Rivers. ... Downtown Stillwater Stillwater is a city in Payne County, Oklahoma, United States. ... Nickname: The City by the Bay; Fog City Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates: Country United States of America State California City-County San Francisco  - Mayor Gavin Newsom Area    - City 122 km²  (47 sq mi)  - Land 121. ... Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern California, in the United States. ... Louisville redirects here. ...

Teams

Region Seed Team Coach Finished Final Opponent Score
East
East n/a Boston College Donald Martin First round Maryland L 86-63
East n/a UConn Hugh Greer First round Dartmouth L 75-64
East n/a Dartmouth Doggie Julian Elite Eight Temple L 69-50
East n/a Manhattan Ken Norton Regional Fourth Place Maryland L 59-55
East n/a Maryland Bud Millikan Regional Third Place Manhattan W 59-55
East n/a Temple Harry Litwack Third Place Kansas State W 67-57
East n/a West Virginia Fred Schaus First round Manhattan L 89-84
Mideast
Mideast n/a Indiana Branch McCracken Regional Third Place Miami, Ohio W 98-91
Mideast n/a Kentucky Adolph Rupp Champion Seattle W 84-72
Mideast n/a Miami, Ohio Dick Shrider Regional Fourth Place Indiana L 98-91
Mideast n/a Notre Dame John Jordan Elite Eight Kentucky L 89-56
Mideast n/a Pittsburgh Bob Timmons First round Miami, Ohio L 82-77
Mideast n/a Tennessee Tech Johnny Oldham First round Notre Dame L 94-61
Midwest
Midwest n/a Arkansas Glen Rose Regional Fourth Place Cincinnati L 97-62
Midwest n/a Cincinnati George Smith Regional Third Place Arkansas W 97-62
Midwest n/a Kansas State Tex Winter Fourth Place Temple L 67-57
Midwest n/a Loyola, Louisiana Jim Harding First round Oklahoma State L 59-42
Midwest n/a Oklahoma State Henry Iba Elite Eight Kansas State L 69-57
West
West n/a Arizona State Ned Wulk First round Idaho State L 72-68
West n/a California Pete Newell Elite Eight Seattle L 66-62
West n/a Idaho State John Grayson Regional Fourth Place San Francisco L 57-51
West n/a San Francisco Phil Woolpert Regional Third Place Idaho State W 57-51
West n/a Seattle John Castellani Runner Up Kentucky L 84-72
West n/a Wyoming Everett Shelton First round Seattle L 88-51

For similarly-named academic institutions, see Boston (disambiguation). ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in the city of College Park, in Prince Georges County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., in the United States. ... It has been suggested that Torrey Life Science be merged into this article or section. ... Dartmouth College is a private academic institution in Hanover, New Hampshire, in the United States. ... Dartmouth College is a private academic institution in Hanover, New Hampshire, in the United States. ... Alvin F. Doggie Julian (b. ... Temple University is a university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The main entrance to Manhattan College Manhattan College is a Catholic college in the Lasallian tradition in New York City. ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in the city of College Park, in Prince Georges County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., in the United States. ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in the city of College Park, in Prince Georges County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., in the United States. ... Bud Millikan was the head coach of the University of Maryland Terrapins mens basketball team from 1950-1967. ... The main entrance to Manhattan College Manhattan College is a Catholic college in the Lasallian tradition in New York City. ... Temple University is a university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Harry Litwack (b. ... Kansas State University, commonly shortened to K-State, is an institution of higher learning located in Manhattan, Kansas, in the United States. ... WVU Mountaineer Mascot statue in front of the Mountainlair Student Union. ... Fred Schaus (born June 30, 1925 in Newark, Ohio) was a basketball star, coach and athletic director for the West Virginia University Mountaineers, player for the NBAs Fort Wayne Pistons and New York Knicks, GM and coach for the Los Angeles Lakers, coach of Purdue University basketball, and was... The main entrance to Manhattan College Manhattan College is a Catholic college in the Lasallian tradition in New York City. ... Indiana University is the principal campus of the Indiana University system. ... Branch McCracken was a basketball coach for the Indiana University Hoosiers. ... Miami University, founded in 1809, is the second-oldest public university west of the Allegheny Mountains and seventh-oldest public university in the United States. ... The University of Kentucky, also referred to as UK, is a public, co-educational university located in Lexington, Kentucky. ... Adolph Friedrich Rupp (September 2, 1901 – December 10, 1977) was one of the most successful coaches in the history of American college basketball. ... Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university in the United States. ... Miami University, founded in 1809, is the second-oldest public university west of the Allegheny Mountains and seventh-oldest public university in the United States. ... Indiana University is the principal campus of the Indiana University system. ... The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a Roman Catholic institution located in Notre Dame, Indiana, immediately northeast of South Bend, Indiana, United States. ... The University of Kentucky, also referred to as UK, is a public, co-educational university located in Lexington, Kentucky. ... The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related, doctoral/research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Bob Timmons was an American college head coach of mens basketball. ... Miami University, founded in 1809, is the second-oldest public university west of the Allegheny Mountains and seventh-oldest public university in the United States. ... Tennessee Technological University, popularly known as Tennessee Tech, is an accredited public university located in Cookeville, Tennessee, a small city approximately seventy miles (110 km) east of Nashville. ... The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a Roman Catholic institution located in Notre Dame, Indiana, immediately northeast of South Bend, Indiana, United States. ... The University of Arkansas known also as the U of A or UA, is a public co-educational land-grant university. ... The University of Cincinnati is a state university located in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... The University of Cincinnati is a state university located in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... The University of Arkansas known also as the U of A or UA, is a public co-educational land-grant university. ... Kansas State University, commonly shortened to K-State, is an institution of higher learning located in Manhattan, Kansas, in the United States. ... Morice Fredrick Tex Winter (born February 25, 1922) is a successful basketball coach and innovator of the triangle offense. ... Temple University is a university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Logo of Loyola University New Orleans Loyola University New Orleans is a private, co-educational Jesuit university in the United States with 5,000 students (3,000 undergraduates). ... Oklahoma State University, located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, is an institution of higher learning founded in 1890 as a land-grant university, known as Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College (Oklahoma A&M). ... Oklahoma State University, located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, is an institution of higher learning founded in 1890 as a land-grant university, known as Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College (Oklahoma A&M). ... Henry Payne Hank Iba (b. ... Kansas State University, commonly shortened to K-State, is an institution of higher learning located in Manhattan, Kansas, in the United States. ... Arizona State University (ASU) is a public institution of higher education and research with several campuses located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. ... Idaho State University (ISU) is a public university operated by the State of Idaho. ... The University of California, Berkeley (also known as UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, and by other names, see below) is the oldest and flagship campus of the ten-campus University of California system. ... Peter F. Pete Newell (born August 3, 1915 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a former college mens basketball coach. ... Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university in the United States. ... Idaho State University (ISU) is a public university operated by the State of Idaho. ... The University of San Francisco (often abbreviated USF, or sometimes USFCA) is a private, coeducational Jesuit university in the United States. ... The University of San Francisco (often abbreviated USF, or sometimes USFCA) is a private, coeducational Jesuit university in the United States. ... Phil Woolpert (December 15, 1915 - May 7, 1987) is an American college basketball coach. ... Idaho State University (ISU) is a public university operated by the State of Idaho. ... Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university in the United States. ... John Castellani was a former professional basketball coach. ... The University of Kentucky, also referred to as UK, is a public, co-educational university located in Lexington, Kentucky. ... The University of Wyoming is a land-grant university located in Laramie, Wyoming, situated on Wyomings high plains, at an elevation of 7,200 feet (2194 m), between the Laramie and Medicine Bow mountain ranges. ... Everett F. Shelton (May 12, 1898 – April 16, 1974) was a well-known college mens basketball coach in the 1940s and 1950s. ... Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university in the United States. ...

Bracket

East region

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                           
        
     Temple 71  
       Maryland 67  
   Maryland 86
     Boston College 63  
       Temple 69
     Dartmouth 50
     Manhattan 89  
   West Virginia 84  
   Manhattan 62
       Dartmouth 79  
   Dartmouth 75
     Connecticut 64  

Mideast region

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                           
        
     Kentucky 94  
       Miami-OH 70  
   Miami-OH 82
     Pittsburgh 77  
       Kentucky 89
     Notre Dame 56
     Notre Dame 94  
   Tennessee Tech 61  
   Notre Dame 94
       Indiana 87  
      

Midwest region

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                           
        
     Arkansas 40  
       Oklahoma St 65  
   Oklahoma St 59
     Loyola-LA 42  
       Oklahoma St 57
     Kansas St 69
          
        
   Kansas St 83
       Cincinnati 80*  
      

West region

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                           
        
     San Francisco 67  
       Seattle 69  
   Seattle 88
     Xavier 51  
       Seattle 66
     California 62*
     Idaho St 72  
   Arizona St 18  
   Idaho St 43
       California 54  
      

Final Four

  National Semifinals National Finals
                 
   Temple 60  
   Kentucky 61  
       Kentucky 5
     Seattle 72
   Kansas St 51
   Seattle 73  

External links

  • 1958 NCAA Basketball Tournament on Shrp Sports (source for the bracket)
  • HoopsTournament.Net, source for much of the information on this page.


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