The first NCAA Basketball Tournament was held in 1939.
64 teams in the NCAA tournament in 2000
Michigan State did not make the NCAA tournament in 1980 after winning the championship in 1979. Florida did not make the NCAA tournament in 2008 after winning the 2007 championship. North Carolina won the NCAA tournament in 2009 and will not make the tournament in 2010.
The Wisonsin Badgers played in the 2010 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
Georgia Tech has never won the NCAA Tournament. They were second in 2004 and made it to the Final Four in 1990.
No, Kentucky did not play in the NCAA tournament last year. They played in the NIT.
They were in this year's NCAA tournament. They made it to the round of 32 where they ended up losing to BYU.