University of Houston and Rice University are the closest FBS schools. Florida State University (FBS) and Florida A&M University (FCS) are the closest Div I schools (in any sport), as they are only located a couple blocks from each other in Tallahassee, Fl.
There are 347 schools in 32 Division I basketball conferences.
There are 341 schools in 31 Division I basketball conferences.
There are 346 mens basketball teams in the NCAA Division I.
There are around 1000 NCAA basketball schools in total, with 351 schools in 32 Division I basketball conferences. There are also other divisions, but only Division I gets shown on TV, and contains most of the players that go into the NBA.
1,000 schools participate at the NCAA division 2
The majority of Division I basketball players went to public high schools, so naming them all would be impossible.
Division 1 schools can have varying numbers depending on the sport. Currently, basketball has the most with 344 teams in Division I.
282 schools are in DIVISION 2.
Stanford and Maryland
There are several Division I universities in the state of California that participate in college basketball. A few of these schools are; UCLA, USC, Stanford University and California University.
The schools that participate in the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship vary across the United States.
In football, Division II programs rarely, if ever, play Division I-FBS programs. Each year, a handful of Division I-FCS (I-AA) schools lose to a Division II opponent. In basketball, Division II schools beat Division I schools annually, but most of the Division I programs are "low major" programs, meaning they are weak teams in weak conferences. The last "shocking" loss in basketball was in November, 2007 when #8 Michigan State lost at home to Division II Grand Valley State, 85-82 in double overtime.
Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Asheville, UNC-Greensboro, Davidson, Gardner-Webb, Coastal Carolina, Western Carolina, North Carolina State, East Carolina, and Appalachian State. All these schools are Division I in NCAA Basketball.
There are about 216 d1 schools so about 2,500.
346 teams in 32 conferences plus 4 independent schools.
NCAA Division III is made up of 444 member institutions. It is the largest NCAA division. It has more participants (about 170,000 student-athletes) and number of schools than any other NCAA division. There are 413 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball teams and 434 Women's teams.