A total of 8 teams played in the 1939 NCAA basketball tournament. Oregon won the NCAA national championship that year.
The original NCAA Division 1 College Basketball Tournament 1939 field consisted of 8 teams.
8 teams have played the first year of the tourny
From 1939-1950 eight teams played, in 1952 it was doubled to sixteen
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.
64 teams in the NCAA tournament in 2000
there were four(4) teams from Kentucky that played in the NCAA tournament there were four(4) teams from Kentucky that played in the NCAA tournament
In 2000 there were 64 teams that played in the Division I basketball tournament.
in 1939 Oregon and Ohio St. played in the first title game with Oregon winning 46-33
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.