Teams that are on the verge of being in or out of the NCAA tournament.
The original NCAA Division 1 College Basketball Tournament 1939 field consisted of 8 teams.
The last 16 teams in the tournament to decide the championship.
NORTH CAROLINA TARHEELS - 100
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament went to 64 teams in 1985.
There is no "college for California" per se, as tournament teams are not selected by state. In 2013, California was represented in the tournament by California, San Diego State and UCLA.
Over the years the NCAA tournament has expanded to include more and more teams. Today, the total number of teams that make the tournament stands at 68.
In 2000 there were 64 teams that played in the Division I basketball tournament.
There were 53 teams in the 1984 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship (5 play-in games before the tournament).