17 teams have gone undefeated in the regular season and of those only 1 (Indiana in 1976) has gone on to win the National Championship.
1986 SUNY Potsdam (32-0) 1995 Wis.-Platteville (31-0) 1998 Wis.-Platteville (30-0)
The original NCAA Division 1 College Basketball Tournament 1939 field consisted of 8 teams.
Kentucky defeated Utah, 78-69, in the finals to win the 1998 NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament.
The NCAA Tournament and The NIT tournament
University of Louisville
Yes the Indiana Hoosiers but I do not know the year
Mens college basketball is astronomically more popular than the womens. Not even women watch the womens version. An example of how much more popular it is. The Ncaa Final Four are officially called the Men's tournament and women's tournament. However the men's version is referred to as "Te Tournament" and the women's as, "The Woman's Tournament."
There are 265 teams in Division II of college basketball. In comparison, there are 325 in Division I, and 325 in Division III.
In Division I-A, also known as the FBS, Alabama, Texas, TCU, Boise State, and Cincinnati are all undefeated.In Division I-AA, also known as the FCS, Montana stands alone as the only undefeated team.In Division II, Central Washington is the only undefeated.In Division III, Wesley, Central College, Monmouth, Amherst, Wittenburg, Linfield, Mt. Union, Hampden Sydney, Thomas More, Case Reserve, Wisconson-Whitewater, and St. Johns are all undefeated.
The first and most well known major basketball tournament is the NBA Playoffs. In college, it is a 64 team tournament known as March Madness. There is also a tournament every four years in the Olympic Games. There is also the NIT tournament in college, and FIBA Tournament in international play.
Currently there are 265 Division II college basketball teams.
1 The Baylor Lady Bears
1975-1976 Indiana. 32-0. Actually there was another team that went undefeated and won a NCAA basketball national championship. It was in 1996. Fort Hays State of Hays, KS went undefeated in the regular season and post season. Winning the NCAA Div 2 national championship. Sure, it's div. 2, but an undefeated college basketball season is so infrequent, at any level, it should be recognized.
The University of Utah