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1949 NCAA Tournament

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National Champion: Kentucky
Final Four: Illinois, Kentucky, Oklahoma State and Oregon State
Most Outstanding Player: Alex Groza

Number of Schools: 8

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NCAA Brackets: East ▪ West ▪ National Final

Click point total for box score, if available.

East Regional

Kentucky 85

Kentucky 76


Villanova 72

New York, NY

Yale 67

Illinois 47

Illinois 71

East Third Place
Villanova 78, Yale 67