There is no "college for California" per se, as tournament teams are not selected by state. In 2013, California was represented in the tournament by California, San Diego State and UCLA.
March Madness is a 4 week tournament.
We are doing a project on this, and there are 5 California teams in The NCAA tournament (:
March Madness is a month long tournament.
Kansas University won the 2008 NCAA March Madness tournament against Memphis in Over Time (OT).
San Diego State, Cal-Berkeley, Long Beach State
It began because it did. some guys wanted a basketball tournament so they made march madness.