The first national basketball tournament was the National Invitational Tournament, the NIT. It preceded the start of the NCAA tourney. The first year of the NCAA Basketball Tournament was 1939.
the first womens basketball tournament was in 1905
8 teams have played the first year of the tourny
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.
The first NCAA Basketball Tournament was held in 1939.
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.
The original NCAA Division 1 College Basketball Tournament 1939 field consisted of 8 teams.
First basketball competition was played in the demonstration Olympics in 1904. However, this competition was entirely U.S. teams. The first international Olympics basketball tournament was held in 1936 in Berlin, Germany.
in 1939 Oregon and Ohio St. played in the first title game with Oregon winning 46-33
Basketball was first played in NewYork.
it started in 1971
At Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois
The first NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament was played in 1982. In the championship game, Louisiana Techdefeated Cheyney State 76-62.
Basketball was first played in Springfield, Massachusetts, where it was invented.
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
it started in 1996
The NCAA Basketball season ends when the end of the year March Madness tournament is over. This tournament usually ends around the first week in April.