In 2000 there were 64 teams that played in the Division I basketball tournament.
Only 8 teams played in the first NCAA tournament.
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
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
Kentucky, Georgetown, Houston, Virgina
64 teams played in 2000
The NCAA had at that time a 40 team tournament and from there grew. * 1979: 40 teams * 1980-1982: 48 teams * 1983: 52 teams (four play-in games before the tournament) * 1984: 53 teams (five play-in games before the tournament) * 1985-2000: 64 teams * 2001- : 65 teams (with an "opening round" game to determine whether the 64th or 65th team plays in the first round)
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament went to 64 teams in 1985.
From 1939-1950 eight teams played, in 1952 it was doubled to sixteen
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.
There WERE 65 teams in the NCAA tournament March, 2011 there are 68 teams.
Duke And North Carolina
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.
There are 68 teams in the 2011 NCAA Tournament There were four extra teams to see who would get the 12 seeds in each section.
There were 53 teams in the 1984 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship (5 play-in games before the tournament).
The NCAA tournament expanded from 48 teams to 64 in 1985 and increased to the current 65 teams in 2001. There are some who propose increasing the number to 96, but the NCAA tournament committee is not considering that option at this time.
The record is 11 teams. The Big East conference sent 11 teams to the NCAA Tournament in 2011.
We are doing a project on this, and there are 5 California teams in The NCAA tournament (:
Michigan State did not make the NCAA tournament in 1980 after winning the championship in 1979. Florida did not make the NCAA tournament in 2008 after winning the 2007 championship. North Carolina won the NCAA tournament in 2009 and will not make the tournament in 2010.