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What was the first national basketball tournament?

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.


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The first NCAA Basketball Tournament was held in 1939.


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