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 NCAA Basketball Tournament was held in 1939.
the first womens basketball tournament was in 1905
it started in 1996
The NCAA basketball tournament, commonly referred to as "March Madness," started on March 17 this year and will end on April 8. The NCAA basketball tournament typically goes from about the second week of March until the first week of April. The exact dates vary from year to year.
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.
The first women's Division I basketball tournament was in 1982. Louisiana Tech defeated Cheyney State in the finals to win the first championship.
8 teams have played the first year of the tourny
First NCAA tournament was held in 1939. The tournament has been held every year since. As of 2013 there have been 74 championships.
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
There is no winning streak in the tournament as Ky the 2012 champion did not make the tournament this year.
last year it ended