The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament went to 64 teams in 1985.
There were 53 teams in the 1984 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship (5 play-in games before the tournament).
Texas had the most this year
A total of 8 teams played in the 1939 NCAA basketball tournament. Oregon won the NCAA national championship that year.
1939 was the first NCAA tournament. The teams participating were: Oregon, Texas, Oklahoma, Utah State, Villanova, Brown, Wake Forest, Ohio State Ohio State and Oregon played in the Final with Oregon winning the first NCAA Tournament.
The 2013 NCAA men's basketball tournament included teams from 31 states and the District of Columbia.
The 2012 NCAA men's basketball tournament included teams from 31 states and the District of Columbia.
The original NCAA Division 1 College Basketball Tournament 1939 field consisted of 8 teams.
In 2000 there were 64 teams that played in the Division I basketball tournament.
Teams that are on the verge of being in or out of the NCAA tournament.
There were no schools from New Jersey represented in the 2012 NCAA men's basketball tournament.
Eight teams took part in the 1939 NCAA Men's Division I basketball tournament. Oregon won the title and Ohio State was the runner-up. It was the first title game for both schools.
North Carolina, Duke, NC State and Maryland.
The record is 11 teams. The Big East conference sent 11 teams to the NCAA Tournament in 2011.
In the 2013 NCAA men's basketball tournament, the Commonwealth of Kentucky was represented by two teams: the top-seeded University of Louisville and Western Kentucky University, which was the 16th seed in the South Region.
UCLA with 11.
From 1975 until 1978 they had 32 teams
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.
NORTH CAROLINA TARHEELS - 100
Michigan State defeated Indiana State, 75-64, to win the 1979 NCAA basketball tournament.
The "Final Four" are the four teams that win the regional championships in the NCAA basketball tournament, thus becoming the final four teams in the tournament.
North Carolina sent 5 teams to the 2012 NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament. NC State, UNC, Duke, Davidson, and UNC Asheville. I'm pretty sure this was the more than any other state. Virginia had a good showing as well. I'm not sure if Georgetown is in Virginia or Washington D.C.