Competitions have been around since the beginning of life on Earth. There is no real way to tell what year this is.
First recorded would be 776 BC, the first Ancient Olympic Games
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.
64 teams in the NCAA tournament in 2000
yes. they have it every year
8 groups of 4 at the start of the World Cup.
There is no winning streak in the tournament as Ky the 2012 champion did not make the tournament this year.