NYU Violets men's basketball

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The NYU Violets men's basketball team is the college basketball team that represents New York University, located in New York City.wikipedia
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The NYU Violets men's basketball team is the college basketball team that represents New York University, located in New York City.
Four colleges won the AAU tournament championship: Utah (1916), NYU (1920), Butler (1924) and Washburn (1925).

NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament

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NYU played in two NCAA Division I Final Fours, and can lay claim to two national championships predating the creation of the NCAA tournament (1920 and 1935).

1919–20 NCAA men's basketball season

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In 1920 NYU won the Amateur Athletic Union national championship tournament, led by the Helms Athletic Foundation Player of the Year, Howard Cann.
NYU won the post-season Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) national championship tournament by defeating Rutgers, 49-24.

NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament Final Four appearances by school

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NYU played in two NCAA Division I Final Fours, and can lay claim to two national championships predating the creation of the NCAA tournament (1920 and 1935).

1938 National Invitation Tournament

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Finally, the year before the NCAA tournament was created, NYU reached the Final Four at the 1938 National Invitation Tournament.

Haggerty Award

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Two schools with previous winners are no longer classified as Division I – CCNY and NYU are now Division III and are therefore ineligible to have future winners.

Nat Holman

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Known for his exceptional ball-handling and his accurate shooting, Holman was a star player for the NYU Violets men's basketball team.

Helms Foundation College Basketball Player of the Year

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In 1920 NYU won the Amateur Athletic Union national championship tournament, led by the Helms Athletic Foundation Player of the Year, Howard Cann.

Jason Boone

After graduating from Warwick Valley High School in 2003, Boone played at NCAA Division 3 school New York University.

Howard Cann

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In 1920 NYU won the Amateur Athletic Union national championship tournament, led by the Helms Athletic Foundation Player of the Year, Howard Cann.

1948 National Invitation Tournament

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NYU previously also finished as runner-up in the 1948 National Invitation Tournament, and in third place in the 1959 National Invitation Tournament.

1966 National Invitation Tournament

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The Violets' most recent post-season accomplishment as a Division I college was finishing as the runner-up to BYU in the 1966 National Invitation Tournament.

NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament

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The school appeared in seven consecutive Division III NCAA basketball tournaments from 1992 to 1998.

1959 National Invitation Tournament

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NYU previously also finished as runner-up in the 1948 National Invitation Tournament, and in third place in the 1959 National Invitation Tournament.

NYU Violets

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While a member of Division I, the Violets' men's basketball program achieved far greater success than the school's football team.

New York University

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The NYU Violets men's basketball team is the college basketball team that represents New York University, located in New York City.

New York City

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The NYU Violets men's basketball team is the college basketball team that represents New York University, located in New York City.

NCAA Division III

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The team currently competes in NCAA Division III as a member of the University Athletic Association.

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The team currently competes in NCAA Division III as a member of the University Athletic Association.

NCAA Division I

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NYU previously competed as a NCAA Division I program until 1971, when the team was disbanded due to a budget crisis.