Teams that are on the verge of being in or out of the NCAA tournament.
All D-I teams are eligible for the NCAA tourney, but only the top 65 get an invite. The NIT has thirty two. The CBI (College Basketball Invitational) has 16. Finally, a new tourment was added this year sponcered by CollegeInsider.com, will feature another 16 teams. Thusly, 129 teams are allowed to enter a post-season tournament.
Texas had the most this year
The original NCAA Division 1 College Basketball Tournament 1939 field consisted of 8 teams.
The last 16 teams in the tournament to decide the championship.
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament went to 64 teams in 1985.
NORTH CAROLINA TARHEELS - 100
Over the years the NCAA tournament has expanded to include more and more teams. Today, the total number of teams that make the tournament stands at 68.
How many college basketball teams played in 1939
There are 336 teams in men's college basketball.