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2004-2005 NIT Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 14 - 31, 2005
Tournament Champions: South Carolina
Tournament Runner Up: Saint Joseph's
Tournament MOP/MVP: Carlos Powell (South Carolina, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: N/A
Championship Game Venue: Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, NY)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Patrick Adams, Roger Ayers, Chris Beavers, Frankie Bordeaux, William Bush, D.J. Carstensen, Tom Clark, Bernard Clifton, Bernard Clinton, Tim Clougherty, Reggie Cofer, Martin Cota, Rick Crawford, Sam Croft, Quinn Crozier, Brian Dorsey, Dave Draucker, Mike Eades, Duke Edsall, Warren Evans, Mike Giarratano, Dwayne Gladden, Donnie Gray, Tony Greene, Kelly Groom, Ron Grover, James Haney, George Harry, Byrne Haskins, Jeff Heater, Ronnie Hernandez, Sean Hull, Bill Humes, Michael Irving, Leslie Jones, Tim Kelly, Bryan Kersey, Shawn Lehigh, Sam Lickliter, Jamie Luckie, Jamie Luckie, Gary Maxwell, Gary Maxwell, Joe Mazzella, Terry Moore, Ray Naitli, Ray Natili, Tim Nestor, Robert Pennington, Gerry Pollard, Bobby Pults, Steven Pyatt, Chris Rastatter, Carlos Reyes, Stan Reynolds, Mike Roberts, Larry Rose, Mike Sanzere, Mark Schnur, Jerry Scott, Lamont Simpson, Lamar Simpson, Doug Sirmons, Allen Spainhour, Larry Spaulding, Frank Spencer, Michael Stephens, Milt Stowe, Raymond Styons, Raymond Styons, Matt Tackett, Tony Turner, Ron Tyburski, Emanuel Upton, Earl Walton, David Warfel, John Weeks, Archibald Whaley, Mike Wood, Sean Wright
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Pat Carroll (Saint Joseph's, Sr.) (118)
Total Rebounds:Dwayne Jones (Saint Joseph's, Jr.) (88)
Total Assists:Tre Kelley (South Carolina, So.) (26)
Total Steals:Carlos Powell (South Carolina, Sr.) (9)
Total Blocks:Dwayne Jones (Saint Joseph's, Jr.) (23)
Total Minutes:Dwayne Lee (Saint Joseph's, Jr.) (223)
Total FIC:Dwayne Jones (Saint Joseph's, Jr.) (100.8)
Total Fouls:Dwayne Jones (Saint Joseph's, Jr.) (16), Joey Dorsey (Memphis, Fr.) (16), Ekene Ibekwe (Maryland, So.) (16)
Total Turnovers:Sterling Ledbetter (Maryland, Jr.) (17)
Total FGs:Pat Carroll (Saint Joseph's, Sr.) (38)
Total 3PM:Pat Carroll (Saint Joseph's, Sr.) (20)
Total FTs:Dwayne Lee (Saint Joseph's, Jr.) (35)

Tournament Bracket

First Round Bracket #1
Opening Round
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- VCU 62
- Davidson 77
 
 
 
 
- Missouri State 105
- Rice 82
 
First Round
 
- Marquette 40
- Western Michigan 54
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Miami (OH) 58
- Texas Christian 60
- Maryland 85
- Oral Roberts 72
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Missouri State 71
- Davidson 82
Second Round
 
 
 
- Western Michigan 76
- Texas Christian 78
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Maryland 78
- Davidson 63
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Maryland 85
- Texas Christian 73
First Round Bracket #2
Opening Round
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Oregon State 83
- Cal State Fullerton 85
 
 
 
 
- San Francisco 69
- Denver 67
 
First Round
 
- UNLV 89
- Arizona State 78
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- South Carolina 69
- Miami (FL) 67
- Georgetown 64
- Boston University 34
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- San Francisco 69
- Cal State Fullerton 85
Second Round
 
 
 
- South Carolina 77
- UNLV 66
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Georgetown 74
- Cal State Fullerton 57
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- South Carolina 69
- Georgetown 66
First Round Bracket #3
Opening Round
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Wichita State 85
- Houston 69
 
 
 
 
- Western Kentucky 88
- Kent State 80
 
First Round
 
- Memphis 90
- Northeastern 65
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Virginia Tech 60
- Temple 50
- Indiana 60
- Vanderbilt 67
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Wichita State 84
- Western Kentucky 81
Second Round
 
 
 
- Memphis 83
- Virginia Tech 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Vanderbilt 65
- Wichita State 63
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Memphis 81
- Vanderbilt 68
First Round Bracket #4
Opening Round
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Saint Joseph's 53
- Hofstra 44
 
 
 
 
- Buffalo 81
- Drexel 76
 
First Round
 
- Texas A&M 82
- Clemson 74
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Missouri 70
- DePaul 75
- Notre Dame 73
- Holy Cross 78
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Saint Joseph's 55
- Buffalo 50
Second Round
 
 
 
- DePaul 72
- Texas A&M 75
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Saint Joseph's 68
- Holy Cross 60
Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Texas A&M 51
- Saint Joseph's 58
Semifinals and Finals
Semifinals
- Maryland 67
- South Carolina 75
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Saint Joseph's 70
- Memphis 58
Championship Game
 
 
- Saint Joseph's 57
- South Carolina 60

Tournament Participants

Seed Region School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
- First Round Bracket #2 Boston University 20  71.43% 14  77.78%
- First Round Bracket #2 Arizona State 18  14  56.25% 11  38.89%
- First Round Bracket #4 Buffalo 22  70.97% 11  61.11%
- First Round Bracket #2 Cal State Fullerton 19  10  65.52% 12  66.67%
- First Round Bracket #4 Clemson 16  15  51.61% 11  31.25%
- First Round Bracket #1 Davidson 21  72.41% 16  100.00%
- First Round Bracket #2 Denver 20  10  66.67% 12  80.00%
- First Round Bracket #4 DePaul 20  10  66.67% 10  62.50%
- First Round Bracket #4 Drexel 17  11  60.71% 12  66.67%
- First Round Bracket #2 Georgetown 16  12  57.14% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #4 Hofstra 21  72.41% 12  66.67%
- First Round Bracket #4 Holy Cross 25  80.65% 13  92.86%
- First Round Bracket #3 Houston 18  13  58.06% 56.25%
- First Round Bracket #3 Indiana 15  13  53.57% 10  62.50%
- First Round Bracket #3 Kent State 19  12  61.29% 11  61.11%
- First Round Bracket #1 Marquette 19  12  61.29% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #1 Maryland 16  12  57.14% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #3 Memphis 19  15  55.88% 56.25%
- First Round Bracket #2 Miami (FL) 16  13  55.17% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #1 Miami (OH) 19  10  65.52% 12  66.67%
- First Round Bracket #4 Missouri 16  17  48.48% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #2 UNLV 17  13  56.67% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #3 Northeastern 21  70.00% 15  83.33%
- First Round Bracket #4 Notre Dame 17  12  58.62% 56.25%
- First Round Bracket #1 Oral Roberts 25  78.13% 13  81.25%
- First Round Bracket #2 Oregon State 17  14  54.84% 10  44.44%
- First Round Bracket #1 Rice 19  11  63.33% 12  66.67%
- First Round Bracket #4 Saint Joseph's 19  11  63.33% 14  87.50%
- First Round Bracket #2 San Francisco 16  13  55.17% 42.86%
- First Round Bracket #2 South Carolina 16  13  55.17% 43.75%
- First Round Bracket #1 Missouri State 18  12  60.00% 10  55.56%
- First Round Bracket #3 Temple 16  14  53.33% 11  68.75%
- First Round Bracket #4 Texas A&M 19  67.86% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #1 Texas Christian 19  13  59.38% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #3 Vanderbilt 18  13  58.06% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #1 VCU 19  12  61.29% 13  72.22%
- First Round Bracket #3 Virginia Tech 16  13  55.17% 50.00%
- First Round Bracket #3 Western Kentucky 21  72.41% 64.29%
- First Round Bracket #1 Western Michigan 20  12  62.50% 11  61.11%
- First Round Bracket #3 Wichita State 20  68.97% 12  66.67%
*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 14, 2005
Western Michigan (W) Marquette (L) 54-40 BMO Harris Bradley Center PTS: 14. Dameon Mason
REB: 11. Marcus Jackson
AST: 3. Todd Townsend
PTS: 18. Levi Rost
REB: 9. Joe Reitz
AST: 4. Rickey Willis
Mar 15, 2005
Miami (FL) (L) South Carolina (W) 67-69 Colonial Life Arena PTS: 18. Carlos Powell
REB: 9. Rocky Trice
AST: 4. Tre Kelley
PTS: 23. Robert Hite
REB: 14. Gary Hamilton
AST: 5. Guillermo Diaz
Mar 15, 2005
DePaul (W) Missouri (L) 75-70 Mizzou Arena PTS: 23. Linas Kleiza
REB: 6. Linas Kleiza
AST: 3. Thomas Gardner
PTS: 30. Drake Diener
REB: 6. Quemont Greer
AST: 6. Draelon Burns
Mar 15, 2005
Arizona State (L) UNLV (W) 78-89 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 21. Ricky Morgan
REB: 6. Joel Anthony
AST: 5. Ricky Morgan
PTS: 29. Ike Diogu
REB: 11. Ike Diogu
AST: 5. Kevin Kruger
Mar 15, 2005
Temple (L) Virginia Tech (W) 50-60 Cassell Coliseum PTS: 16. Zabian Dowdell
REB: 22. Coleman Collins
AST: 3. Carlos Dixon
PTS: 16. Mardy Collins
REB: 20. Mardy Collins
AST: 3. Mardy Collins
Mar 15, 2005
Holy Cross (W) Notre Dame (L) 78-73 Edmund P. Joyce Center PTS: 21. Chris Thomas
REB: 7. Chris Thomas
AST: 9. Chris Thomas
PTS: 26. Kevin Hamilton
REB: 7. Kevin Hamilton
AST: 3. Pat Doherty
Mar 16, 2005
Vanderbilt (W) Indiana (L) 67-60 Assembly Hall PTS: 17. Bracey Wright
REB: 7. Roderick Wilmont
AST: 3. Marshall Strickland
PTS: 25. Corey Smith
REB: 5. Corey Smith
AST: 4. Mario Moore
Mar 16, 2005
Hofstra (L) Saint Joseph's (W) 44-53 Hagan Arena PTS: 16. Pat Carroll
REB: 21. Dwayne Jones
AST: 3. John Bryant
PTS: 16. Antoine Agudio
REB: 15. Wendell Gibson
AST: 4. Loren Stokes
Mar 16, 2005
Davidson (W) VCU (L) 77-62 Stuart C. Siegel Center PTS: 21. Nick George
REB: 10. Jesse Pellot-Rosa
AST: 5. B.A. Walker
PTS: 14. Jason Morton
REB: 8. Logan Kosmalski
AST: 9. Kenny Grant
Mar 16, 2005
Denver (L) San Francisco (W) 67-69 War Memorial Gymnasium PTS: 27. John Cox
REB: 8. Jerome Gumbs
AST: 5. Andre Hazel
PTS: 15. Yemi Nicholson
REB: 4. Yemi Nicholson
AST: 4. Rodney Billups
Mar 16, 2005
Northeastern (L) Memphis (W) 65-90 FedExForum PTS: 24. Jeremy Hunt
REB: 7. Jeremy Hunt
AST: 5. Darius Washington
PTS: 19. Marcus Barnes
REB: 7. Shawn James
AST: 2. Adrian Martinez
Mar 16, 2005
Texas Christian (W) Miami (OH) (L) 60-58 Millett Hall PTS: 22. Chet Mason
REB: 7. Chet Mason
AST: 4. William Hatcher
PTS: 18. Corey Santee
REB: 7. Femi Ibikunle
AST: 3. Corey Santee
Mar 16, 2005
Boston University (L) Georgetown (W) 34-64 Verizon Center PTS: 17. Darrel Owens
REB: 7. Jeff Green
AST: 6. Jonathan Wallace
PTS: 14. Rashad Bell
REB: 8. Shaun Wynn
AST: 4. Shaun Wynn
Mar 16, 2005
Houston (L) Wichita State (W) 69-85 Charles Koch Arena PTS: 21. Jamar Howard
REB: 8. P.J. Couisnard
AST: 5. P.J. Couisnard
PTS: 33. Andre Owens
REB: 9. Cedrick Hensley
AST: 8. Lanny Smith
Mar 16, 2005
Drexel (L) Buffalo (W) 76-81 Alumni Arena PTS: 20. Mark Bortz
REB: 9. Mark Bortz
AST: 6. Turner Battle
PTS: 25. Jeremiah King
REB: 10. Chaz Crawford
AST: 3. Jeremiah King
Mar 16, 2005
Rice (L) Missouri State (W) 82-105 JQH Arena PTS: 20. Tamarr Maclin
REB: 9. Tamarr Maclin
AST: 9. Tyler Chaney
PTS: 24. Mike Harris
REB: 10. Mike Harris
AST: 2. Brock Gillespie
Mar 16, 2005
Oral Roberts (L) Maryland (W) 72-85 Comcast Center PTS: 18. Travis Garrison
REB: 18. Travis Garrison
AST: 5. Sterling Ledbetter
PTS: 23. Caleb Green
REB: 23. Caleb Green
AST: 3. Jonathan Bluitt
Mar 16, 2005
Cal State Fullerton (W) Oregon State (L) 85-83 Gill Coliseum PTS: 26. David Lucas
REB: 13. Nick DeWitz
AST: 7. J.S. Nash
PTS: 27. Ralphy Holmes
REB: 13. Ralphy Holmes
AST: 3. Ralphy Holmes
Mar 16, 2005
Kent State (L) Western Kentucky (W) 80-88 E. A. Diddle Arena PTS: 29. Antonio Haynes
REB: 10. Anthony Winchester
AST: 7. Antonio Haynes
PTS: 29. Jay Youngblood
REB: 8. Kevin Warzynski
AST: 6. Scott Cutley
Mar 16, 2005
Clemson (L) Texas A&M (W) 74-82 Reed Arena PTS: 25. Joseph Jones
REB: 9. Joseph Jones
AST: 7. Acie Law
PTS: 26. Cliff Hammonds
REB: 9. James Mays
AST: 6. Vernon Hamilton
Mar 18, 2005
Cal State Fullerton (W) San Francisco (L) 85-69 War Memorial Gymnasium PTS: 17. Jerome Gumbs
REB: 11. Tyrone Riley
AST: 4. Andre Hazel
PTS: 25. Bobby Brown
REB: 13. Ralphy Holmes
AST: 4. Yaphett King
Mar 19, 2005
Buffalo (L) Saint Joseph's (W) 50-55 Hagan Arena PTS: 26. Pat Carroll
REB: 20. Dwayne Jones
AST: 2. Abdulai Jalloh
PTS: 12. Turner Battle
REB: 11. Yassin Idbihi
AST: 3. Turner Battle
Mar 19, 2005
Davidson (W) Missouri State (L) 82-71 JQH Arena PTS: 15. Deke Thompson
REB: 14. Tamarr Maclin
AST: 3. Anthony Shavies
PTS: 22. Brendan Winters
REB: 12. Logan Kosmalski
AST: 10. Kenny Grant
Mar 19, 2005
Western Kentucky (L) Wichita State (W) 81-84 Charles Koch Arena PTS: 22. Jamar Howard
REB: 13. P.J. Couisnard
AST: 5. Randy Burns
PTS: 25. Anthony Winchester
REB: 9. Anthony Winchester
AST: 5. Antonio Haynes
Mar 19, 2005
Texas A&M (W) DePaul (L) 75-72 Allstate Arena PTS: 23. Sammy Mejia
REB: 12. Quemont Greer
AST: 3. Sammy Mejia
PTS: 23. Bobby Leach
REB: 11. Joseph Jones
AST: 5. Bobby Leach
Mar 19, 2005
Virginia Tech (L) Memphis (W) 62-83 FedExForum PTS: 17. Rodney Carney
REB: 20. Arthur Barclay
AST: 5. Darius Washington
PTS: 16. Jamon Lucas
REB: 13. Coleman Collins
AST: 4. Jamon Lucas
Mar 21, 2005
Wichita State (L) Vanderbilt (W) 63-65 Memorial Gymnasium PTS: 31. Mario Moore
REB: 19. Julian Terrell
AST: 3. Corey Smith
PTS: 13. Paul Miller
REB: 10. P.J. Couisnard
AST: 2. P.J. Couisnard
Mar 21, 2005
Texas Christian (W) Western Michigan (L) 78-76 University Arena PTS: 26. Ben Reed
REB: 7. Ben Reed
AST: 6. Rickey Willis
PTS: 26. Corey Santee
REB: 8. Judson Stubbs
AST: 4. Aaron Curtis
Mar 21, 2005
Holy Cross (L) Saint Joseph's (W) 60-68 Hagan Arena PTS: 15. Pat Carroll
REB: 10. Pat Carroll
AST: 4. Pat Carroll
PTS: 14. John Hurley
REB: 11. John Hurley
AST: 7. Torey Thomas
Mar 22, 2005
UNLV (L) South Carolina (W) 66-77 Colonial Life Arena PTS: 15. Carlos Powell
REB: 9. Antoine Tisby
AST: 9. Tre Kelley
PTS: 21. Romel Beck
REB: 10. Odartey Blankson
AST: 4. Jerel Blassingame
Mar 22, 2005
Cal State Fullerton (L) Georgetown (W) 57-74 McDonough Gymnasium PTS: 21. Brandon Bowman
REB: 10. Ashanti Cook
AST: 6. Ashanti Cook
PTS: 16. Bobby Brown
REB: 11. Jamaal Brown
AST: 5. Vershan Cottrell
Mar 23, 2005
Saint Joseph's (W) Texas A&M (L) 58-51 Reed Arena PTS: 21. Antoine Wright
REB: 6. Marlon Pompey
AST: 6. Bobby Leach
PTS: 22. Pat Carroll
REB: 11. Dwayne Jones
AST: 7. Dwayne Lee
Mar 23, 2005
Vanderbilt (L) Memphis (W) 68-81 FedExForum PTS: 26. Rodney Carney
REB: 15. Duane Erwin
AST: 7. Darius Washington
PTS: 25. Shan Foster
REB: 6. Julian Terrell
AST: 4. Corey Smith
Mar 23, 2005
Davidson (L) Maryland (W) 63-78 Comcast Center PTS: 15. James Gist
REB: 12. Nik Caner-Medley
AST: 8. Sterling Ledbetter
PTS: 16. Brendan Winters
REB: 14. Logan Kosmalski
AST: 4. Matt McKillop
Mar 24, 2005
Georgetown (L) South Carolina (W) 66-69 Colonial Life Arena PTS: 21. Carlos Powell
REB: 7. Carlos Powell
AST: 7. Tre Kelley
PTS: 26. Darrel Owens
REB: 10. Darrel Owens
AST: 5. Brandon Bowman
Mar 26, 2005
Texas Christian (L) Maryland (W) 73-85 Comcast Center PTS: 20. Nik Caner-Medley
REB: 12. Travis Garrison
AST: 6. Sterling Ledbetter
PTS: 21. Corey Santee
REB: 11. Aaron Curtis
AST: 6. Marcus Shropshire
Mar 29, 2005
Memphis (L) Saint Joseph's (W) 58-70 Madison Square Garden PTS: 24. Pat Carroll
REB: 22. Dwayne Jones
AST: 7. Dwayne Lee
PTS: 21. Rodney Carney
REB: 8. Rodney Carney
AST: 2. Anthony Rice
Mar 29, 2005
South Carolina (W) Maryland (L) 75-67 Madison Square Garden PTS: 15. Travis Garrison
REB: 11. Travis Garrison
AST: 6. Chris McCray
PTS: 17. Carlos Powell
REB: 15. Carlos Powell
AST: 3. Rocky Trice
Mar 31, 2005
South Carolina (W) Saint Joseph's (L) 60-57 Madison Square Garden PTS: 15. Pat Carroll
REB: 9. Dwayne Jones
AST: 7. Chet Stachitas
PTS: 16. Carlos Powell
REB: 9. Brandon Wallace
AST: 3. Tre Kelley