8 teams have played the first year of the tourny
In 2000 there were 64 teams that played in the Division I basketball tournament.
The original NCAA Division 1 College Basketball Tournament 1939 field consisted of 8 teams.
A total of 8 teams played in the 1939 NCAA basketball tournament. Oregon won the NCAA national championship that year.
Only 8 teams played in the first NCAA tournament.
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament went to 64 teams in 1985.
First basketball competition was played in the demonstration Olympics in 1904. However, this competition was entirely U.S. teams. The first international Olympics basketball tournament was held in 1936 in Berlin, Germany.
From 1939-1950 eight teams played, in 1952 it was doubled to sixteen
Oregon was the first winner. They defeated Ohio State 46-33. The championship game was played in Evanston, Ill. The tournament consisted of 8 teams.
1939 was the first NCAA tournament. The teams participating were: Oregon, Texas, Oklahoma, Utah State, Villanova, Brown, Wake Forest, Ohio State Ohio State and Oregon played in the Final with Oregon winning the first NCAA Tournament.
There were 53 teams in the 1984 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship (5 play-in games before the tournament).
Eight teams took part in the 1939 NCAA Men's Division I basketball tournament. Oregon won the title and Ohio State was the runner-up. It was the first title game for both schools.
The tournament was held 5 years ago. Click the link to see the brackets and teams that played.
there are 32 teams in the NIT tournament
Teams that are on the verge of being in or out of the NCAA tournament.
College basketball team. The top 65 teams participate in the NCAA tournament. The NIT tournament is also played during March Madness.
The University of Louisville, who was the number one overall seed in the tournament, and Western Kentucky University were the only two. Kentucky played in the NIT Tournament.
From 1975 until 1978 they had 32 teams
There was not a first person to play NBA basketball ,ritard, basketball is played in teams.
In the current version of the Big 12 Conference Basketball Tournament, all 10 teams in the league qualify for the postseason bracket. The top six teams get a bye, and teams ranked 7-10 play in the first round. From the second round on, it is an eight team tournament.