Kansas Jayhawks. The coaches were Phog Allen and James Naismith. The first basketball teams were:
The first basketball team was from Canada.
The University of Chicago Basketball Team.
the Calvary Freedmans were the first black basketball team in 1945
the first basketball team was the USA to win but who played
The first team that is considered to have a basketball team organized is Vanderbilt University. They played a local team from the YMCA in Nashville, Tennessee.
The first basketball team wasn't segregated. Actually, black players didn't want to play.
The first women's basketball team began at Smith College in 1892. The team was led by Senda Berenson who was an instructor at the college.
The first Philippine basketball team to compete in the Olympics was at the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin .... they finished 5th.