The winner of theOhio Valley Conference tournament goes to the NCAA tournament
The winner (and loser) of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament will have played 6 games in the tournament.
1939 (Oregon was the winner of an 8-team tournament)
The NCAA is in the middle of a 11 year $6 billion television rights deal with CBS for the NCAA tournament.
This statement needs to be in the past tense since it is several years since the 07-08 NCAA tournament, although they did not make the tournament. The winner in 2008 was Kansas.
Oregon was the first winner. They defeated Ohio State 46-33. The championship game was played in Evanston, Ill. The tournament consisted of 8 teams.
There was no 1933 NCAA Tournament. The first NCAA Tournament was in 1939 with Oregon beating Ohio State in the Finals.
Duke won the 2001 NCAA tournament
Absolutely. The winner of the Mountain West Tournament gets an automatic bid into the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Other teams can also gain entry, if selected by the NCAA Selection Committee. The committee bases their choices on regular season record and strength of schedule, amongst other factors.
The ESPN 2005 winner got 55/63 right
There are no home and visitors in the NCAA tournament. In the NCAA tournament, games are played in a set location determined by the committee.
Duke beat Butler in the Men's NCAA Tournament. UCONN beat Stanford in the Women's NCAA Tournament.