Only five schools have failed to make a single NCAA Tournament since the NCAA adopted the "Division 1" format in 1947.
Northwestern is the only "BCS" conference team to never reach the tournament. The other four schools are Army, William & Mary, Saint Francis NY and The Citadel.
No. The "March Madness" NCAA tournament that is broadcast on national television is for the Division 1 championship. Equivalent tournaments and championships are held for each of the NCAA's divisions. So therefore, Division II teams would play in the Division II Tournament.
Yes there have been a total of 20 teams that won the tournament and then did not make it the next year. Since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985 there have been 5 teams to not make it back the next year. Louisville 1987 Kansas 1989 Florida 2008 North Carolina 2010 Kentucky 2013
Kentucky has been in the NCAA men's basketball tournament a record 52 times through 2013.
Through 2013, Baylor has been in the NCAA men's basketball tournament seven times.
Never. Along with Army, the Citadel, St. Francis (NY), and William & Mary, they are one of only five teams with fifty years of NCAA Division I play and no NCAA tournament appearances.
First NCAA tournament was held in 1939. The tournament has been held every year since. As of 2013 there have been 74 championships.
yes in 1993 they lost horribly to Louisville
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Ratings Percentage Index The Rating Percentage Index (RPI) has been used by the NCAA since 1981 to supplement the selection of at-large teams and the seeding of all teams for the NCAA tournament. Ratings percentage index