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The number for NCAA Division I is 65 teams. Team Nos. 64 and 65 play a game on the Tuesday prior to the start of the Thursday first and second-round games and the Tuesday night winner becomes the 16th seed in a first-round bracket.

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From 1939-1950 eight teams played, in 1952 it was doubled to sixteen

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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.

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Q: What is the official number of teams in the NCAA mens basketball tournament?
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When did the basketball NCAA tournament go to 64 teams?

The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament went to 64 teams in 1985.


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