1997 National Invitation Tournament Selected teams articles: 32
4 1996–97 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team
The 1996–97 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1996–97 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with an 18–15 overall record. The Huskies were members of the Big East Conference where they finished with a 7–11 record. They came in Third Place in the 1997 National Invitation Tournament. The Huskies played their home games at Harry A. Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Connecticut and the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut, and they were led by eleventh-year head coach Jim Calhoun.More
5 1996–97 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team
The 1996–97 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team represented Drexel University during the 1996–97 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Dragons, led by 6th year head coach Bill Herrion, played their home games at the Daskalakis Athletic Center and were members of the America East Conference (AEC).More
Below are the four first round brackets, along with the four-team championship bracket.