The 2013 NCAA men's basketball tournament included teams from 31 states and the District of Columbia.
In the 2013 NCAA men's basketball tournament, the Commonwealth of Kentucky was represented by two teams: the top-seeded University of Louisville and Western Kentucky University, which was the 16th seed in the South Region.
Currently (2013), the NCAA selection committee extends bids to 68 teams for the men's basketball tournament that is known as "March Madness."
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.
In the 2013 NCAA men's basketball tournament, three states were represented by five teams each:California, North Carolina and Pennsylvania. Of these 15 teams, only LaSallefrom Pennsylvania and Duke from North Carolina made it to the Sweet 16.In contrast, the state of Florida had three teams in the Sweet 16: the University of Florida, the University of Miami and Florida Gulf Coast University.
In 2013, assuming that's what you mean by "this year," the NCAA Men's basketball tournament included teams from 31 states and the District of Columbia.
If "this year" is 2013, then the answer is that 62% of the 50 states were represented by teams in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. That also happens to be the samepercentage as 2012.
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The 2013 NCAA men's basketball tournament had teams representing 31 states and the District of Columbia. These are the states which had teams in the tournament: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.
Yes there have been a total of 20 teams that won the tournament and then did not make it the next year. Since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985 there have been 5 teams to not make it back the next year. Louisville 1987 Kansas 1989 Florida 2008 North Carolina 2010 Kentucky 2013
Through 2013, Colorado State has made 10 appearances in the NCAA men's basketball tournament.