The record is 11 teams. The Big East conference sent 11 teams to the NCAA Tournament in 2011.
All ranks. Teams that win their conference get into the tournament. Example: Vermont got into the tournament by winning their division.
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).
win conference tournament or get an at-large bid
A total of 8 teams played in the 1939 NCAA basketball tournament. Oregon won the NCAA national championship that year.
There are 65 teams selected to play in the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament. 30 teams are selected by winning their conference tournaments. The Ivy League conference winner is also selected even though they don't have a conference tournament. The other 34 teams are selected by the NCAA selection committee. The selection committee is made up of ten athletic directors and conference commissioners from Division I men's and women's basketball. With a mix of Major and "mid-major" schools being represented. Generally, any team in the top 25 is assured a seed in the tournament. Many of the teams not assured of a spot in the tournement do not know if they will be selected until the selections are announced on TV on Selection Sunday. The women's tournament selection process is basically the same as the men's selection process.
Wichita State is in the Missouri Valley Conference. They were listed as being in the South Regional in the 2012 NCAA tournament.
In 2000 there were 64 teams that played in the Division I basketball 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.
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.
UCLA with 11.
From 1975 until 1978 they had 32 teams
NORTH CAROLINA TARHEELS - 100
The IVY league teams cant enter post season play. This is in order to uphold their academic standards. An Exception is made for any team that makes the NCAA BB tournament. There might be other exceptions made for other sports teams that qualify for post season NCAA tournament play.
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.
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.